28 Feb 2015

Offense comes alive for men’s baseball in win over Cal State Los Angeles

The SF State baseball team kicked off its long string of division play with a Friday afternoon 9-5 win over the visiting Cal State Los Angeles Golden Eagles. The Gators

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27 Feb 2015

Nearly 50 years later, students remember campus protest

Hundreds of students cried “On strike, shut it down,” fists raised to the sky as they marched through Malcolm X Plaza while they passed police officers donning riot gear. This

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25 Feb 2015

Sexual assault leads women to feel uncomfortable on campus

The day I packed my bags to move into the dorms, my parents gave me a pink bottle of pepper spray and told me to always keep it on me. At

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25 Feb 2015

Student remembered for hard work ethic after unexpected death

Trudging through the backcountry areas of San Mateo county with Search and Rescue Explorer Post 830, SF State student Luis Rubalcaba spent much of his late teen years working with the San Mateo

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25 Feb 2015

Recent measles case prompts vaccination debate

The recent measles case on BART and the multistate outbreak may indicate developing problems with vaccination levels, according to public health officials. Measles cases in the United States reached a

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25 Feb 2015

Dance artist expresses complex ideas through movement

The dancer raised one arm and held it in the air to meet the pinch of sunlight creeping through the window. The slow piano music resonated out of the speakers, but it did not move her, she

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25 Feb 2015

Students utilize social apps to look for love

Cassidy Napolitano knew that when she started using the well-known dating app, Tinder, it would be an interesting experience, but in an age where the average person spends 162 minutes on their mobile

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25 Feb 2015

Right to vaccinate child belongs to the parent

We live in a world where modern medicine has cured diseases, extended life expectancy and overcome hurdles that were once considered science fiction, but with the stigma that continues to

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24 Feb 2015

World-renowned alumna plays as role model for young women composers

  SF State alumna Elinor Armer, a world-renowned pianist, composer and teacher, is celebrating her 75th birthday with a series of jubilee concerts throughout the Bay Area, including one held Feb. 26 at

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24 Feb 2015

Student organization collects books for political prisoners

Recalling his visit to the Philippines last summer, biology student Jordan Ilagan remembered the clusters of up to 30 prisoners crammed in 5-by-10 meter cells too small to stretch an

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24 Feb 2015

Pitcher bounces back from surgery, stronger than ever

Under the parched and sweltering desert sky, Gators’ pitcher Peter Reyes could feel the strands of his ligaments tear with each heave of the ball to home plate. Ignoring the pain only made matters

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24 Feb 2015

Romantic partners unessential during young adulthood

Sitting in my bed staring at the wilting flowers I bought for myself on Valentine’s Day, I realized I recently started dating myself and I really, really love me. Knowing this now, I

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24 Feb 2015

Sexual objectification creates gender inequality

Over the years, sexual objectification has sadly become subconsciously normalized in our culture, and needs to change if our society ever wants to reach gender equality. There is no justification

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24 Feb 2015

Regionals to test wrestler’s competitive edge

The SF State wrestling team has endured an up-and-down battle this season with tough losses to ranked teams in the nation. As the team heads to the 2014-2015 NCAA Division

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23 Feb 2015

Women’s softball drop four at home, optimistic on upcoming road trip

Despite playing some of their sharpest ball of the season, the Gators were overwhelmed by a potent Humboldt State Lumberjacks offense, dropping four straight games on Friday (0-4, 1-6) and

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23 Feb 2015

University police reports attempted robbery over weekend

An attempted robbery was reported to University Police near the main entrance of the library Saturday at 1:15 a.m., according to a University report. A man reported being approached by an unknown

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23 Feb 2015

Despite loss, men’s basketball show resilience on Senior night

It was a back-and-forth Saturday night battle at The Swamp for SF State’s men’s basketball squad who fell short to Chico State Wildcats 65-57. The night kicked off with the

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23 Feb 2015

Senior night inspires emotional first win of season

  As the chances of a Chico State Wildcats comeback slimmed during the final minutes of Saturday’s game, a marked change swept over The Swamp gymnasium. Frantic expressions on the faces

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21 Feb 2015

Accountability necessary in light of recent police brutality

Law enforcement officers carry an incredible amount of authority, but with that power comes the need for responsibility and accountability. An official Police Academy credo enlists officers “to protect and

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21 Feb 2015

LCA moves forward with space allocation as anthropology finds home

A cast-off department finally found a home over winter break, while a thriving program upgraded its space in the first of many changes coming to the College of Liberal and

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19 Feb 2015

Weight loss experience shows importance of health awareness

It all began in the beginning of last summer. The spring semester just ended and I had traveled home to Orange County to spend summer break with my family. When I saw

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19 Feb 2015

Congressman creates comic book to encourage youth

Congressman and activist John Lewis called on students to stand up for their beliefs and speak out against social injustice at a discussion in the Library Annex Wednesday, Feb. 18.

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19 Feb 2015

City College’s fight for accreditation continues

City College of San Francisco will have a chance to respond to, and potentially reverse, the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges’ decision to yank the college’s accreditation following a

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19 Feb 2015

Student found dead in San Mateo due to boating accident

An SF State student was found dead off of Coyote Point in San Mateo following a boating accident involving two other victims Feb. 17, University officials confirmed. Luis Rubalcaba, a

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19 Feb 2015

Women’s softball swept in doubleheader

The Gators were unable to escape their recent offensive rut, dropping a pair of games 10-2 and 7-0 in a Wednesday doubleheader against the University of Hawaii at Hilo Vulcans.

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19 Feb 2015

Marginalized couples undergo stress, professor’s study shows

Sweat dampened Frankie Olivares’ palms as he linked hands with his partner and headed home from work. Even after a six-hour shift, the familiar feel of his boyfriend’s hand wasn’t enough to undo the

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19 Feb 2015

Gallery to sweep away art lovers with ocean atmosphere

Sitting in a black room under a prismatic blue spotlight, surrounded by the sounds of the sea, art graduate student Anthony Wilson was swept up by the oceanic magic of the artwork that

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19 Feb 2015

Bay Area commuters still cautionary after no link to first measles case

No new cases have been linked to last week’s BART rider who was the first confirmed case of measles in the Contra Costa County, according to the San Francisco Department

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19 Feb 2015

Alumna uses fashion to empower incarcerated women

While in a penitentiary in Peru, a group of women meticulously embroidered hints of their rich culture into trendy clutches and backpacks. With the help of an SF State alumna,

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18 Feb 2015

Rock band’s local recognition elevates to West coast tour

Sex, drugs and teenage rebellion collided to set the scene for Hungry Skinny’s first show in a former nun convent in the Haight-Ashbury district. The San Francisco band that has committed to rocking

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18 Feb 2015

Couples on campus show their love in unique ways

Note: A name in this article has been changed in order to preserve the source’s privacy. The source will be referred to as “M”. As many celebrate Valentines Day around

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18 Feb 2015

Future unclear for part-time faculty

SF State President Leslie E. Wong assured students the University will help provide classes in the face of an upcoming $3 million campus-wide budget cut. Every department, including academic, administrative

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18 Feb 2015

Organization develops database to track abusive officer activity

Amid the anti-police brutality movement and Black Lives Matter protests in the United States, an SF State student organization is zeroing in on tracking abusive officer activity and increased police accountability

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18 Feb 2015

Catcalling not a compliment for young women

Like many women, I’ve had my fair share of uncomfortable catcalling, whistling and inappropriate heckling while trying to engage in daily activities. While not every man who opens his mouth on

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17 Feb 2015

Policy update bans BART commuters from using e-cigs and vapes

Commuters can no longer use e-cigarettes and vaping devices on BART property, according to a recent update to their no-smoking policy. The ordinance, passed Feb. 12,  is a remedy to complaints

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17 Feb 2015

University Corporation holds future of long-time vendor

As far back as he can remember Felix Meng has worked alongside his parents at their restaurant, Asia Express, in the lower level of the Cesar Chavez Student Center at

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