Charles Guthrie, the director of athletics at San Francisco State since 2014, publicly announced his resignation Wednesday, Oct. 18, which will be effective Nov. 1.
Guthrie’s tenure as the head of the Gators athletic department was a short one, but he accomplished a great deal
When Iris Tolenada was in high school at Deer Valley in Antioch, California, she told her volleyball coach, Lou Panzella, there was only one school that she wanted to go to: San Francisco State University.
Panzella tried to convince her to keep her options open, but
SF State’s on-campus venue, The Depot, took a trip back in time to the early 20th century with a jazz trio who began in San Francisco four years ago, just looking to explore the world of music together.
On Tuesday, The Midnight Moods, which is comprised
There are music producers at SF State living as students trying to balance school and their art form. Three producers share what it’s like to hone their craft, as well as their personal thoughts on the music that they love to make and listen to.
I once protected hip hop’s values –– I was the one championing supreme lyricism. My favorite rapper is Lupe Fiasco, so if anyone wasn’t in that same wordplay stratosphere, I immediately called them trash. If I could decipher an artist’s lyrics in under two listens,
As I stare blankly at the pictures and videos of people running across my computer and tv screens, I start to wonder–– have I become desensitized to this? But more importantly, has the whole country?
The constant sound of gunshots has become the new norm.
Rape is not always a violent, savage held-at-knifepoint type of occurrence. It doesn’t always happen by strangers who grab women from behind and drag them off into a back alley. It’s done by people you know, people you like and people you see every day.
*They, Them, Their are used as preferred gender identification*
Travis Anthony always had three weapons with them at all times in Afghanistan and Iraq. A former forward observer for the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division from 2000-2004, Anthony slept with their weapons, always loaded, and ready
Yorleny Cristobal remembers the exact moment she learned her hometown was engulfed in flames last week.
The criminal justice studies major was back home in Santa Rosa visiting family for the weekend when her mom burst into her room Monday morning with the news.
“It was 3:23
Fires continue to pop up in the North Bay. Brush fires in the hills around Sausalito on Tuesday afternoon prompted the closure of southbound Highway 101 off of Rodeo Avenue in Marin City and are expected to cause major delays. Drivers in the affected area
A Santa Cruz County fire has forced multiple evacuations, burned four structure and injured five people.
According to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Prevention (CALFire), the fire broke October 16 at 10:30 p.m. at Bear Canyon Road and Deer Creek Road in Boulder
Art and activism were prevalent at a SF State student-curated show in the Mission District.
Jules Retzlaff, a cinema major, and Lilith King-Smithson, an Africana studies and multimedia double major, put together their second art and social event at Heartspace, a community development center. Heartspace is
Amid the frenzied tragedies of the past couple weeks, it’s easy to overlook the minute, albeit powerful, bright moments of humanity.
SF State played host to a blood drive this past week, sponsored by Phi Gamma Chi and Blood Centers of the Pacific partnership.
Growing up, D.J. Demers refrained from bringing attention to his hearing aids. Now an award-winning stand-up comedian, Demers embraces them and uses his platform to advocate for those who are similarly affected by hearing los s.
“The thing is, I’ve had hearing aids since I was
On Friday, two blocks of Soma’s district held a block party showcasing multiple artists, dancers, and live performers. The showcase was filled with events ranging from a live Samba dance to a giant wall used to highlight members of the crowd in costume.
The event was
Weekend winds spread embers from the fires in Northern California and ignited new blazes, forcing mandatory evacuations of about 400 more homes on the edge of Sonoma.
The Northern California fires began last Sunday and consist of 15 active blazes across eight counties that have burned
The sun is red. The earth, white. There is no sky. Just across the highway, life appears to continue. Santa Rosa, despite being one of the most severely impacted cities in Sonoma County, is doing everything it can to care for its own in the
Classroom windows and doors were closed shut as the smoke-induced haze covered the SF State campus.
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a health advisory and spare the air alert due to smoke from the ongoing North Bay fires causing “unprecedented levels
The San Francisco State baseball team takes time out of their practice on Oct. 6 at the SF State baseball field to reflect and talk about one question: Why baseball?
Despite her lack of sleep, Sibylla Herbrich walked into SF State’s journalism department Monday afternoon with a smile on her face, ready to teach. Monday’s lecture included how to safely photograph fires by listening to emergency scanners, understanding the code and sticking with firefighters to
The grandeur and heroics are always enticing. They leap from one building to the next, some more gracefully than others. But the appeal of them is for helping the common citizen, the watchful protector.
Comics have a special place in American culture. Starting out as
Powerful texts that were forbidden to be taught and read in different educational institutions, including correctional facilities, were revisited by students and professors alike during Banned Book Week.
The Richard Oakes Multicultural Center put on the Banned Book Week event that took place in the lobby
SF State graduate student Mike Petitte is the manager and chef of the Outer Sunset and vegan restaurant, Judahlicious. Petitte, a creative writing major, shares what the restaurant offers and his joy of cooking as a vegan. “I think what initially started [veganism] for me
On Friday, Oct. 6, the Trump administration rolled back an Obama-era rule that required employers to provide their employees with birth control coverage without co-payments.
This was just another stepping stone to Trump’s personal vendetta to further diminish women’s rights, confirming just how deeply that
[caption id="attachment_79111" align="alignnone" width="800"] Gabriela Cerros, an Ethnic Studies student representative, attends an Associated Students Incorporated government board of directors meeting in Jack Adams Hall at SF State, Wednesday, Sept 20, 2017. (Bryan Ramirez/Golden Gate Xpress)[/caption]
Last fall Shirin Jafari was enrolled in 19 units, was
The recruitment process to turn an athlete into a Gator athlete isn’t as strenuous as one may think.
At San Francisco State, each sport goes through its own unique recruitment process by means of determining who would be a good fit for the team and the
A #NoMuslimBan vigil was held on Monday at Civic Center Plaza, a day before the Trump administration planned to announce their third iteration of the travel ban.
The event was hosted by the Council on American-Islamic Relations, a non-profit, civil rights advocacy group based in Santa
The lonely bench near the Radio and Television Building was demolished before the fall 2017 semester began, and if students haven’t noticed the “no designated smoking area” picket signs posted on campus, then the new smoking policy might take some time to be enforced.
The Tubbs Fire consumed 25,000 to 30,000 acres of Santa Rosa land, forcing many people to evacuate their residences, according to a tweet from the Santa Rosa Fire Department.
The Tubbs Fire–– named after Tubbs Lane in Calistoga, California, where the first signs of the growing
35 years after its original, the Blade Runner sequel has become a reality for many film fans, and, fortunately, the director and his crew will be remembered and studied for their filmmaking mastery.
Quebec native Denis Villeneuve comes back to the big screen after his Oscar-nominated
A previous version of this article stated that two sources–– Kyle Guerrero and Michael Gies–– both said that they were helping put out the fire "simply because they liked to put out fires." While this was true for Gies, Guerrero later made it clear that he
Last Monday morning, America woke to the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history after a gunman opened fire on the estimated 22,000 people attending a country music festival in Las Vegas, leaving 58 dead and nearly 500 injured.
For one survivor, SF State alumna Christine
Students whizzing around on electric skateboards are becoming more of a common sight at SF State. The latest e-boards are proving to be legitimate modes of transportation while being fun in a way that differentiates them from their non electric counterparts. Students who have incorporated
[caption id="attachment_78980" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Kaylee Lao, 6, holds a picket sign in protest of the "Salary Union Rights Movement," in San Franciso on Monday October 9, 2017. (Kayleen Fonte/ Golden Gate Xpress)[/caption]
CSU Employees Union (CSUEU) marched in front of the Administration building this morning, chanting
Update 4:50 p.m.
The number of fire-related fatalities has grown to 10, officials say.
As communities are destroyed by fire aggravated by strong winds and pervasive drought, fire departments have shifted from fighting fires, to saving lives, according to Ken Pimlott, the director of the California Department
Thursday, Oct. 5 is National Depression Screening Day (NDSD). Many college campuses hold mental health awareness events and provide opportunities for students, faculty and staff to fill out a depression screening survey. This year, SF State is not one of those campuses.
Here at SF State,