30 Nov 2015

Being a virgin in your 20s is nothing to be ashamed of

While everyone is Netflix and chilling, bumping uglies and sliding into DMs, I’m keeping my cherry in tact. I’m 21 years old and still a virgin, and I really haven’t

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30 Nov 2015

Athletes must commit young to bring greatness to U.S. soccer

All eyes locked onto Jordan Morris after an unusual deflection gave the U.S. Men’s National Team rookie an opportunity for a debut goal. A slick touch of the ball and a cheeky nutmeg

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23 Nov 2015

Victim reports on-campus rape to University police

A rape was reported at Mary Ward Hall Nov. 21, according to SF State’s crime, arrest and fire log. Officers responded to the victim and took a report around 6

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20 Nov 2015

Taste of the Bay celebrates 19 years of culinary creation

Backlit by the commanding city views atop the Metreon center, the SF State hospitality and tourism management department hosted the 19th annual Taste of the Bay fundraiser for a night

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20 Nov 2015

SPEAK finals take top five to poetry invitational

Ten poets wielded their words as weapons in the fight for a spot in the College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational Tuesday at 7 p.m. in The Poetry Center. Spoken Poetry

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20 Nov 2015

CFA files unfair labor practice complaint against CSU

The California Faculty association has filed an unfair labor practice charge against the California State University system, according to a CFA press release. Contract negotiations have been at a standstill and

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19 Nov 2015

Woman reports indecent exposure at University Park South

A woman reported an indecent exposure incident at University Park South Thursday morning, according to a safety alert sent out to the campus community. The woman was walking in a

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19 Nov 2015

SF State and the National Park Service celebrate centennial anniversary

SF State’s Recreation, Parks and Tourism department celebrated the National Park Service’s 100th birthday at Crissy Field, Golden Gate National Recreation on Nov. 14, 2015. Read the full story: Students create

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19 Nov 2015

President Wong: No pouring rights agreement at SF State

SF State President Leslie E. Wong announced he will not sign a pouring rights agreement with a major soda brand during a town hall meeting Thursday at the Seven Hills

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19 Nov 2015

Crowd-mapping comes to SF State

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

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18 Nov 2015

SF State evicts environmental program from Tiburon property

After five months of negotiations, SF State finalized its decision to evict the Tiburon Salmon Institute from its property at the Romberg Tiburon Center Monday. SF State officials had been

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18 Nov 2015

Gators end losing streak with first win

Last year it took the Gators 24 games to get a win, this year it only took three. The women’s basketball team ended a two game skid tonight and improved

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18 Nov 2015

Interactive Timeline: The heated debate on pouring rights at SF State

Catch up on the heated debate on SF State’s pouring rights. Read the full story: SF State prepares for heated pouring rights discussion

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18 Nov 2015

Hockey president sets gold standard

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,

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18 Nov 2015

Students voice solidarity at vigil for Paris victims

SF State senior Kareezia Younger said she was in her home, 20 minutes away from the Bataclan concert hall in Paris, when she received an alarmed phone call from her

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17 Nov 2015

Graffiti artists fight for expression in the public domain

On the north side of 19th and Holloway avenues, several large graffiti pieces were buffed off of the stone wall, leaving behind blurry streaks of blue spray paint. Just across

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17 Nov 2015

Volleyball seniors dominate in last home game

With bouquets in hand and tears streaming down their faces, three graduating seniors on SF State’s volleyball team took to the Swamp Gymnasium for their final home game last week.

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17 Nov 2015

Education is the only way to root out transphobia

Although San Francisco is often thought of a safe haven for LGBTQ community, the ugly reality of transphobic violence and discrimination tells a different story. Time and time again, we

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17 Nov 2015

Miss San Francisco 2015 represents city through philanthropy

Volunteering at St. Anthony’s Soup Kitchen with an open heart and outstretched hands, SF State communications major Felicia Stiles, Miss San Francisco 2015, has a passion for performing acts of service. Stiles

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17 Nov 2015

ROTC program converts students to U.S. Army officers

Cadets dressed in camouflage lay hidden in thorny bushes, aiming their replica M4 paintball markers at the enemy below. Suddenly, the whirring sound of the bullet-less markers broke the silence, as the

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17 Nov 2015

SF State prepares for heated pouring rights discussion

The campus community is preparing for a heated debate as students, faculty and staff get ready to meet with President Leslie E. Wong and the Pouring Rights Review Committee Nov.

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17 Nov 2015

SF State comes together for international education week

SF State’s community gathered to celebrate the global and cultural diversity that makes the University unique as the Office of International Programs kicked off its 16th annual International Education Week

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17 Nov 2015

SF State faculty picket in solidarity with colleagues

Dressed in bright red shirts reading, “I don’t want to strike but I will,” SF State faculty, students, and staff rallied in support for higher wages during the California Faculty

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17 Nov 2015

Feminists can make sandwiches too

[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.

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17 Nov 2015

Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing welcomes the roaring ’20s

One year after the world commemorated the onset of World War I with candlelight vigils, SF State’s theatre department will put on their second main stage production of the year, a ’20s-themed

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17 Nov 2015

DWTS needs to dance with more same-sex couples

[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.

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16 Nov 2015

Man caves perpetuate patriarchy

[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

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16 Nov 2015

Students create human banner to celebrate centennial anniversary

Draped in blazing colors of orange and red to match the Golden Gate Bridge behind them, a crowd of more than 200 people formed a human sign reading “100!” at

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16 Nov 2015

#Prayforparis debate steers away from the real issues

Browsing through the familiar blue-lined Facebook icon, I perused the daily newsfeed on my iPhone. There, I observed a new trend that was littered throughout the daily feed: dueling hashtags of

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16 Nov 2015

Facebook is dead to me

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

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14 Nov 2015

Project Connect celebrates 10 years of helping students

More than 200 people celebrated Project Connect’s 10-year anniversary at Jack Adams Hall, uniting current and former members of the program, as well as teachers from San Francisco’s Unified School

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14 Nov 2015

Men’s basketball opens season with overtime victory

SF State let their 10 points lead slip away early in the second half against Pacific Union, but the Gators were unwilling to leave their opening night with a loss

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12 Nov 2015

Interactive: Senior soccer duo reflects on time as gators

                         CLICK ON THE PURPLE GATOR ICONS TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE PLAYERS   The SF State men’s soccer team finished with a winning record for their second consecutive season,

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12 Nov 2015

Dance group breaks into a Hip Hop State of Mind

SF State student Nilo Amiri talks about her personal connection with hip-hop and what the future holds for her as co-founder of the new dance group Hip Hop State of

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10 Nov 2015

Mashouf Wellness Center plans for spirituality and sustainability

SF State’s Associated Students, Inc. hosted a town hall meeting to present the progress of the new Mashouf Wellness Center construction to students Monday in the Cesar Chavez Student Center. The Mashouf Wellness Center will be a

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10 Nov 2015

‘Rich Girl’ Gwen appropriates again

I imagine Gwen Stefani lives a pretty simple life. She sleeps in every morning, gets up to shower off whatever diseases Blake Shelton gave her the night before, and then looks in

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