September 2016

[media-credit name='Still from "Narcos" courtesy of Netflix ' align="alignnone" width="800"][/media-credit] Sometimes I hesitate to tell people that I’m from Colombia, because whenever I do it’s usually met with ignorance. Either people don’t know where to point the country out on a map or they ask me:

[caption id="attachment_73351" align="alignleft" width="301"] [media-credit name="Aleah Fajardo" align="alignleft" width="301"][/media-credit] SF State Gators’ senior setter Linda Aerne (6) sets the ball for sophomore middle blocker Lauren Williams (2) during their loss against Sonoma State University at the Swamp on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. The Gators fell to

[caption id="attachment_73342" align="alignright" width="346"] [media-credit name="Brenna Cruz" align="alignright" width="346"][/media-credit] The SF State Cheer Team tosses up freshman Amberlyn Leonard in the air during practice in the Wrestling Room on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016.[/caption] Dressed in neatly pressed white and purple uniforms with matching shoes, the SF State

[media-credit name="Jessylyn Los Banos" align="alignnone" width="533"][/media-credit] On Sept. 5 in Brooklyn during the J’ouvert festival 22-year-old Tiarah Poyau, told a man to get off of her after he approached her and started dancing on her. Moments later Poyau was dead from a close range gunshot to

Students, faculty, and community members gathered for a solidarity teach-in, in support of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe on Thursday. [caption id="attachment_73145" align="alignright" width="800"] Students congregate in front of the Ethnic Studies and Psychology buildings during a teach-in of the North Dakota Access Pipeline on Thursday,