31 Aug 2017

New SF State forum brings racial issues on campus to light

The first-ever discussion forum hosted by the new Division of Equity and Community Inclusion (DECI) office turned into an event that focused more on quality than quantity. About a quarter

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31 Aug 2017

Gators volleyball season starts strong

The SF State volleyball team ended their game with a 3-1 win over visiting team Dominican University tonight, matching their win total from the 2016 season. “I’m not surprised that

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30 Aug 2017

SF State student charged with battery on officer at Berkeley rally

***additional reporting by Brian Neumann*** An SF State Student was charged with battery on a police officer and resisting arrest Tuesday afternoon in connection with this weekend’s events in Berkeley.

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30 Aug 2017

Professor rocks the saxophone

7 Mile House, with an iconic and historical landmark in Brisbane, California, has seen the gangs, the violence, the sports, the gambling and the generations of jazz musicians for 160

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30 Aug 2017

Alumnus tackles Mavericks’ big surf

This week, according to the World Surf League website, the WSL purchased the Mavericks surf contest to add it as a stop on the Big Wave World Tour. SF State

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30 Aug 2017

SF State grad’s brand turns five

An SF State business major alumnus is celebrating his brand’s five-year anniversary on Sept. 2. Johnny Travis and Herbert Gracia, co-founders of FAZE Apparel, combating the rising tide of Instagram

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30 Aug 2017

Students sue university

[media-credit id=477 align=”alignnone” width=”800″][/media-credit] ***Clarification: A previous version of this article wrote that the University filed a motion with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California dismissing the complaint. The

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30 Aug 2017

Will Parkmerced’s construction spell bad news for students?

** This story was originally printed with information that stated that the new Creative Arts building would include housing and retail. The correct information is that there is a new

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30 Aug 2017

Wellness center officially opens

The long-awaited grand opening of the Mashouf Wellness Center came to fruition Tuesday, Aug. 29 with a ceremonial ribbon-cutting and a series of distinguished speakers that included benefactor Manny Mashouf

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29 Aug 2017

San Francisco comes together for a day of peaceful counter-protests

***Additional reporting by Ian Williams, Golden Gate Xpress City News Editor*** What many anticipated to turn into a violent clash between right-wingers and their opposition morphed into a day of

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29 Aug 2017

Thousands gather at Berkeley to protest planned right-wing rally

***Additional reporting by Ian Williams*** BERKELEY, Calif. —  Thousands gathered at Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park Sunday morning in response to an alt-right rally causing an uproar of

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29 Aug 2017

United Against Hate stands together for peace, love and compassion

The first of this weekend’s counter-rallies took place last Friday at Civic Center, where around 400 counter-protesters held “#UniteAgainstHate” signs and Mayor Ed Lee, along with a diverse set of

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29 Aug 2017

Student voices heard through radio and music

KSFS, a student-run radio station, has a new general manager who hopes to inspire student involvement and create a community of artists working toward their passions.   Mae Powell, 21,

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27 Aug 2017

Intermittent violence breaks out amongst peaceful protests at MLK park

Violent outbursts marked a tense day of demonstrations today in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park as police grappled with controlling the crowd and keeping the peace. Counter-protesters jumped

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26 Aug 2017

Counter-protesters claim victory in Alamo Square Park

***Additional reporting by Ian Williams, Golden Gate Xpress City News Editor*** The canceled press conference by the right-wing group, Patriot Prayer, turned into a victory rally for counter-protestors today after

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25 Aug 2017

Far right cancels back-to-back protests

This weekend’s controversial far-right protests, slated to be held on both ends of the Bay, have been canceled—each citing violence for the sudden change of plans. The city-stopping “Freedom Rally,”

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24 Aug 2017

Dean of College of Ethnic Studies files lawsuit against SF State

The dean of the College of Ethnic Studies Department (COES) at SF State filed a lawsuit yesterday, suing the University for unlawful discrimination, harassment, retaliation and defamation. On Wednesday, Aug.

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23 Aug 2017

12 tips to survive freshman year

Welcome to SF State, my friends. As a freshman, I relished the thought of being away from home, near people with similar mindsets, limiting class time to 12 to 15

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23 Aug 2017

Is NFL team relocation beneficial? Ask a Raiders fan

After a 19-year break, the NFL has planned and relocated the Oakland Raiders as well as two other teams. In addition to this, the 49ers moved from San Francisco to

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23 Aug 2017

Class of 2021 has arrived

Hundreds of freshmen and their families eagerly lined up behind elevators in SF State’s dorms, next to yellow bins filled to the top with their most prized possessions and necessities

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23 Aug 2017

New Depot management aims for students outreach

Associated Students, Inc. has welcomed a new manager for The Depot this year in an untraditional way. Instead of promoting the past assistant manager to manager, ASI has hired Joaquin

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23 Aug 2017

Title IX encourages SF State students to report on-campus sexual assault

SF State’s on-campus crime rate has increased by 43 percent, according to the latest Annual Security and Fire Safety Report released Aug.11. The report, which includes data from 2013 to

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23 Aug 2017

Gator Pass: Good for some, not for all

After over a year of either anticipation or anger about an upcoming increase in student fees, the SF State Gator Pass is now officially in effect. The Gator Pass, which

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23 Aug 2017

Mashouf opens for SF State

The Mashouf Wellness Center opens its doors to SF State’s campus on Wednesday, Aug. 23, and students, faculty and staff are eagerly awaiting its arrival. The center, available to students,

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21 Aug 2017

SF fog hinders eclipse viewing

As students and faculty looked toward the sky this morning with every intention of seeing the first solar eclipse of the century, they were met with a different view– or

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