November 2015

SF State students explored the different applications of crowd-mapping at the Institute for Geographic Information Science’s first mapathon event Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the HSS Building in celebration of Geographic Information Sciences Day and National OpenStreetMap Geo Week. [caption id="" align="alignright" width="640"] Sophia Rodriguez, geography

Since trading in their Rollerblades for ice skates and beginning to play competitively, the progress of SF State Ice Hockey has been spearheaded by its president and most senior member, Matthew Gold. [caption id="" align="alignright" width="560"] Ice Hockey at SF State president Matthew Gold during practice

[media-credit name="Illustration by Eva Rodriguez" align="aligncenter" width="800"][/media-credit]Whenever I tell someone that I am a feminist who enjoys cooking and cleaning, people tend to react like I just committed an atrocity. Thanks to Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr, anybody can call themselves a feminist with a simple re-tweet,

[media-credit name="Illustration by Jocelyn Carranza" align="alignright" width="496"][/media-credit]It is a pretty accepting time for the gay community right now. It’s nowhere near perfect, but there’s been significant progress toward full acceptance. Unfortunately, some still believe gay people exist only to convert their children into Satan-worshiping sodomites.

[media-credit name="Illustration by Reid Cammack" align="alignright" width="427"][/media-credit]After a recent shuffle at my boyfriend’s house, he’s moved into a room with only one other person instead of two. I couldn’t be more excited about it, because that means I won’t have to wake up to a chorus

In middle school and high school, I used Facebook to post about my day, share pictures of my recent family vacations and see what romantic relationships had formed, but boy, how times have changed. Recently, it seems like the social networking site has died down. It's become a