30 Mar 2016

SF State celebrates its 117th anniversary

: SF State students gathered in Malcolm X Plaza on Tuesday, March 15, for the annual Founders Day celebration. Taqueria Girasol gave away 1,899 tacos to symbolize the year of

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29 Mar 2016

Tinder should swipe left on creating deep connections

Tinder, as infamous as it is, has become the cultural norm as far as dating goes among the under-30 set. Meeting a potential date or hookup on the app has

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29 Mar 2016

Video of Student Center confrontation fuels cultural appropriation controversy

A confrontation between two SF State students caught on video in the Cesar Chavez Student Center went viral Monday. The argument centered around whether a white person wearing dreadlocks constitutes cultural

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29 Mar 2016

Frida Kahlo would hate your Frida Kahlo shirt

I spotted it from across the room and immediately hurried my pace. Gingerly hung in the cold, dead space of a stark, white room in the Museum of Modern Art

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29 Mar 2016

Instagram update misses the point

I shared my first photo on Instagram in January 2011, three short months after the app launched on iOS. It’s an awkward, duck-faced selfie snapped in the car and horrendously

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29 Mar 2016

Berkeley scandals expose need for independent sexual harassment investigations

Students and faculty at colleges and universities have become all-too-familiar with the endless cycle of sexual harassment allegations at their institutions: Faculty or staff member is accused, faculty or staff

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29 Mar 2016

SF State introduces cigarette litter recycling

SF State is the first place in San Francisco to collect and recycle cigarette butts at one dollar per pound. Beginning March 16, Sustainable SF State has partnered with the

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29 Mar 2016

Students design shopping cart for elderly community

June Fisher loves tomatoes. The 82-year-old occupational health physician and Bay Area product design lecturer requires two walking sticks to compensate for knee problems and general muscular weakness. She can’t

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29 Mar 2016

SF State shortstop’s baseball roots run deep

A life without baseball is one thing SF State shortstop Bryce Brooks has never experienced. Brooks, a junior transfer from Cal State Fullerton, was introduced to the game at an

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29 Mar 2016

Star Gator guard overcomes horrific injury to earn prestigious accolade

Gators’ starting guard Warren Jackson is a team player, but his talent keeps attracting end-of-season individual awards. Before SF State, the Detroit product played for the Cabrillo College Seahawks, a

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29 Mar 2016

Water and plumbing issue at Cesar Chavez Student Center causes closures

Cesar Chavez Student Center has reported that the water plumbing was blocked and bathrooms were closed during one of the busiest times of day. The water functions next to Gold Coast Grill

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29 Mar 2016

SF State professor’s “zombie bee” research provides insight into strange phenomenon

On one of his early morning walks to his campus office, professor John Hafernik gazed down and stumbled upon something perplexing – a small discovery that would lead to one

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29 Mar 2016

Underserved Bisexual Students More Likely to Binge Drink, Study Finds

LGBTQ-affirming environments are ineffective in protecting bisexual students from already higher rates of alcohol abuse, according to a new study from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. Researchers

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29 Mar 2016

UPDATED: Video of Student Center argument goes viral

A video of an argument between two people in the lower level of the Cesar Chavez Student Center started gaining traction online Monday. The video, titled “SFSU 2016 – Campus employee assaults

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28 Mar 2016

Ethnic Studies controversy surfaces at town hall meeting

[slideshow_deploy id=’71308′] Students from the College of Ethnic Studies lined up to air their grievances with President Leslie E. Wong during a tense town hall meeting Monday. President Wong, who

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28 Mar 2016

Gators mash to victory with back-to-back walk-offs

After dropping six of its last seven games, the SF State baseball team bounced back with two dramatic walk-off wins Friday, fending off the Cal State L.A. Golden Eagles 8-7

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28 Mar 2016

Update: Fact finder sides with CFA weeks before state-wide strike

The California Faculty Association announced Monday a third-party fact finder largely sided with the union in their dispute with the California State University over a 5 percent raise. The report

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23 Mar 2016

Asian Student Union honors Women’s Heritage Month

Tables were lined up, covered with a variety of arts and craft utensils, from markers and scissors to multi-colored beads for making bracelets. The walls were decorated with pictures and

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19 Mar 2016

Pitching dominates in softball doubleheader spilt

SF State split Friday’s doubleheader versus Stanislaus State as each team’s winning pitchers held the offenses to one and no runs, respectively. Game 1 The Stanislaus State Warriors took game

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17 Mar 2016

UPDATE: Provost denies request to sign list of student demands

[slideshow_deploy id=’71176′] “Our education is our liberation!” read a vibrant yellow sign held up by students as they stormed the quad and marched directly to the front of the Administration

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16 Mar 2016

News Brief: Ethnic Studies students invite provost to sign demands

Provost Sue Rosser refused to sign the list of demands presented to her by the students of the College of Ethnic Studies at a rally Wednesday. Nearly 200 students and faculty

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15 Mar 2016

Daddy dating at SF State

*Names omitted for privacy Their first date introduced her to Michelin Star cuisine – 12 decadent courses at a fine-dining spot downtown, each paired with the sommelier’s choicest wine. “It was

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15 Mar 2016

I can’t catch a ball and I don’t care anymore

I’m 24 years old, and I can’t catch or throw a ball. When I was in elementary school, I tried participating in after-school soccer and basketball and other sports like

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15 Mar 2016

Students come together to raise money during SF State’s 117th anniversary

Heavy beats and the fragrant smell of grilled chicken wafted through Malcolm X Plaza Tuesday afternoon as students celebrated SF State’s 117th anniversary. The event was centered around SF State’s founding and

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15 Mar 2016

Deans weigh in on Ethnic Studies funding controversy

Last Tuesday, five of the deans of SF State’s six academic colleges signed a letter supporting the initiation of a task force to investigate the funding concerns in the College of Ethnic

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15 Mar 2016

El Niño isn’t a cure for California’s drought

San Francisco recently experienced nearly two straight weeks of rainy weather thanks to El Niño, which was enough to make some people forget about one of the largest issues still facing

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15 Mar 2016

Students affected by El Niño’s wrath

Power outages and flooding affected SF State and its students this past weekend due to the increased rainfall from El Niño. This weather has hindered on-campus Café Rosso, nearby Stonestown

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15 Mar 2016

Adderall benefits may not be worth side effects

Sitting in the library for hours on end studying for midterms is an all too familiar experience for many students. That one little pill can ease the stress and hassle of studying

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15 Mar 2016

SF State solidifies relationship with national parks internship

Since 2012, SF State students have been part of an exclusive parks conservation internship available only to students on a few San Francisco campuses. The internship gives students firsthand knowledge

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15 Mar 2016

Gators’ battle for All-American status comes up short

The wrestling program ended its season Friday with two national qualifiers competing in the Division II National Championships in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Junior Sam Alnassiri went 1-2, grabbing the

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15 Mar 2016

Revolution Club calls for April student strike against mass incarceration

Halfway through a speaking event hosted by the Stop Mass Incarceration Network and the Revolution Club, main speaker D’andre Teeter proposed something radical to the attending students on Thursday. Teeter,

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15 Mar 2016

Steeplechase record-holder unfazed by defining moment

Sophomore track athlete Adriana Calva has always been fast, even as a 7-year-old soccer player sprinting around the field and dashing past the defense. Fully aware of the natural speed

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15 Mar 2016

SF State discussing multi-million-dollar facility with Giants Community Fund

SF State and the Giants Community Fund are in preliminary talks to construct a $3.5 million multi-functional facility for the Junior Giants by Maloney Field, for which the California State University

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14 Mar 2016

Music department hosts its first-ever Music Electronic Week

The brazen trumpet sounds alert the crowd that the show is commencing, while the escalating electronic dance music beats give the venue energy and the dynamic tones emanating from a trombone

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14 Mar 2016

Celebrity gender identities aren’t news

Following in the footsteps of sister Lana Wachowski, “Matrix” director Lilly Wachowski has come out as a transgender woman, but not entirely on her own terms. In a statement to the

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12 Mar 2016

Vanpool gives SF State employees a new option for carpooling

SF State is partnering with 511 SF Bay and Enterprise Rideshare to bring vanpooling to campus employees starting March 1. Employees can join a Vanpool and commute from Contra Costa

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