06 May 2015

Despite diverse reputation, San Francisco begins to blend in

San Francisco has a long history of being a diverse city, a living and breathing melting pot of civilization that honors and supports the unique eccentricities of every citizen. But

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06 May 2015

ASI to draft policy to affect future of mural process

[slideshow_deploy id=’66165′] By incorporating the voices of students, faculty and elected representatives, SF State’s murals have had a long-standing reputation of brazen social justice advocacy and demand for cultural visibility. “Approving

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06 May 2015

In Review: Women’s softball find footing late in season

 [slideshow_deploy id=’66150′] The hallmarks of a demoralizing year plagued the Gators during their 1-13 start to the season, but their record did not prevent the young squad from establishing themselves

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06 May 2015

Fair allows students to explore social issues

SF State’s 22nd annual African American Health Fair departed from the event in years past Tuesday, widening the scope of the event to focus on the social health issues that affect the

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06 May 2015

Collaborative project sews new path for inmates

Every Monday since the beginning of April, a unique group of women have transformed piles of slightly damaged tablecloths into handmade totes with the hopes that their needlework and stitchery could

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06 May 2015

Student organization honors Native American tribes through Pow-Wow

Dancers dressed in feathers, headdresses and buckskin shawls taught students simple footwork for the round dance to the beat of drums at the heart of campus during the 40th anniversary powwow. The

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06 May 2015

Cinco de Mayo day of celebration for Bay Area

Among the crowd gathered around the south end stage on 24th and Valencia streets Saturday, three bleary-eyed teens in multicolored ponchos, sombreros and fake mustaches swayed their arms and hips

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06 May 2015

Muralist uses art to inspire youth community

Twenty years ago, on Cinco De Mayo, Carlos “Kookie” Gonzalez’s mural was dedicated to Cesar Chavez at SF State. Click on the icons to hear the artist talk about specific the

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06 May 2015

Mobile app finds gender-neutral bathrooms for nonconforming people

Click through the above image to see where gender-neutral bathrooms are located on campus.  Data collected from sfsu.edu (Produced by Eva Barragan). Deciding which restroom to walk into isn’t normally

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06 May 2015

System-wide CSU study to survey housing and food services

This month marked the outset of a yearlong study of services conducted by the California State University on all 23 campuses to identify students struggling with housing and food issues. CSU Long

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06 May 2015

Students gather in plaza to celebrate Malcolm X’s birthday

For those who were relaxing in Malcolm X Plaza, the sound of chanting started out barely audible. A brief moment later, observers were witness to a crowd of students and teachers marching

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06 May 2015

Understanding culture means ignoring generalizations

Last weekend at work a customer asked me, “What are you?” Thrown off by the ambiguousness of the question, I thought to myself, “A woman?” After considering the unresponsive and

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06 May 2015

Shot-putter makes comeback despite academic barriers

Lifting her right leg up, Alex Jones swirled in a fast motion and aimed her arm straight to the sky, launching the sphere shot put into the air before it landed in the sand

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