While Congress fails to reach a decision about the Obama-era program DACA, approximately 690,000 undocumented enrollees are lingering without a clue as to what their futures hold. Undocumented immigrants are losing their protections everyday, but the Mar. 5 deadline marks the date where up to
An eclectic group, known as Kendama Club, meets regularly on the SF State campus as an unofficial club. The club revolves around a Japanese skill toy that has attracted students from all walks of life and has brought them closer simply by playing together. It's
Home is a place that you want to protect; it’s a place that you want to see thrive. If your resources in your locality can help other lands thrive, would you act upon that? Or would you think about how those other homes, in the
Every two years, something comes along that captures my attention and enthralls me – the Olympic games.
I know I’m not alone.
Each time the games come around, I have no difficulty finding people who are following along with the different sports. Some are interested in the
What a difference a few months can make.
After being unsure of the state of their wrestling team coming into 2018, SF State wrestlers are capitalizing on a revitalized program.
“Starting the season we were all scared, like, ‘Oh, the program might get dropped,’ until now
SF State softball won both games of a doubleheader against Notre Dame De Namur on Monday, Feb. 19 at SFSU Softball Field by scores of 6-1 and 7-0.
The team won the first game by opening with a two-run first inning, and they never looked back.
Mission Dolores Park, a cornerstone for residents and popular hang-out spot for tourists, is littered with trash and empty bottles from the day’s recreational activities. The state of the park is a far cry from years past.
Trash left behind at the park is an issue
The #MeToo movement started a dialogue on college campuses, causing administrators to reflect existing prevention education policies.
For 22-year-old SF State student Giovanna Archiga, the #MeToo and #TimesUp campaign needs to go beyond social media to achieve a long-standing impact.
“The hashtag is a good place to
SF State’s design space is exhibiting an interactive installation where members of the LGBTQ community are featured through hand-drawn portraits in an effort to emphasize the dynamic history of the queer community through mid-March.
The project, A People’s Museum of LGBTQ History, was inspired by creators
Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) President Jacqueline Foley detailed her frustration with the mistreatment she and fellow students, staff, faculty and administrators received under SF State President Leslie Wong’s authority in a Statement that was emailed to Wong and his administration last week.
“I have experienced horrific,
Over a quarter of the world’s population is celebrating Lunar New Year today, or what is also called the Spring Festival in many other countries including: Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines.
Thirty-five percent of San Francisco’s total population is made up of people from Asian backgrounds
As part of Black History Month, SF State’s School of Music put on a selection of spiritual concert songs — songs with deep ties to the history of enslavement in the United States.
The songs were from the Tuskegee Institute and Beyond to commemorate famous African
As someone who doesn’t watch many movies, I couldn’t give the most informed answer as to how diverse and meaningful soundtracks are to films. What I do know is that the anticipation for “Black Panther” is intense. Another thing I know is that, arguably, the
SF State Students and faculty discuss what it feels like to fall in love on Valentine’s Day.
The night was filled with live music and dancing as The Village Project, a non-profit organization based in San Francisco, threw a free concert for the 12th annual Mardi Gras celebration on Feb. 13. People of all ages and backgrounds came together and packed the
Students on campus celebrate Valentine's Day by selling and purchasing gifts.
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The Women’s soccer alumni returned to SF State’s Cox Field on Saturday as teachers, engineers, pharmacists and coaches. For a short time, they were Gators once again.
A small crowd of about 30 friends and family were in attendance to watch the alumni, who fielded
Monogamy is a relationship style that is normally practiced by the masses. The stigma behind having multiple partners is on the rise. The relationship style known as polyamory seems to be gradually entering its way into mainstream, essentially becoming a conventional practice in a sexually
A small, but tightly knit group of women is working hard to fuel the up-and-coming women’s rugby team at SF State.
Sophomore Hailey House is the founder and captain of the team. House originally played on the women’s team at the University of San Francisco, where
Amazon’s latest feat of successfully opening and operating a nearly fully-automated “cashierless” convenience store, dubbed “Amazon Go,” impressed me for two reasons. One, I’m from the Bay Area, which means I’ve been conditioned to eat, breathe and live tech. Two, they found a way to
When faced with the choice of what to drink at a party, students often feel they only have two options, cheap, watery beer or hard liquor filled with regret. While both appeal to the student’s stretched budget, a third option exists and is often left
Codeine, also known as lean, has been sensationalized by the rap community making it popular with college students.
An SF State student, who would like to remain anonymous, said the rap community has influenced his lean intake.
“They influenced me to keep drinking it cause they made
A male broke into an SF State female’s apartment while she was inside. After the man broke in he then fled the area.
There were two other females at the resident’s home when the burglary was attempted.
Upon arrival, UPD officers observed that the front door was
Adult use of cannabis is legal in California because of Proposition 64, which means anyone over the age of 21 can now purchase marijuana for recreational use, at a cost. Several taxes, including the 15 percent state tax, which comes along with recreational marijuana, that
SF State baseball forced extra innings but could not seal the deal in their loss to Academy of Art on Tuesday, Feb. 13.
The Gators took on the Urban Knights at Maloney Field, looking to grab their first win after dropping their first four games
The SF State men’s basketball team was able to avoid blowing a lead late in the game and instead came away with a hard-earned victory over Sonoma State at The Swamp on Saturday, Feb. 10.
The Gators started the game playing with tenacious defense, holding the
After an intense, rough game, the SF State men’s rugby team fell to Stanford 44-24 on Saturday, Feb. 10.
The team got off to a disorderly start that they were unable to break out of, which continued to develop and ultimately characterized the game.
“Our pattern just
The Health Promotion & Wellness unit held their first #NationalCondomMonth launch event at Malcolm X Plaza on Wednesday, Feb. 7. The condom themed event included interactive activities for students like a condom dispenser scavenger hunt, condom community art piece, spin the condom trivia wheel, safe
A man was reported dead on the first floor of Mary Ward Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 6, at 10:18 p.m.
Nickie Young, a 24-year old San Francisco resident was announced dead at the scene, according to the SF Medical Examiner’s Office.
The exact cause of death is
The Super Bowl came and went this weekend and for the eighth time in the last 17 years, the New England Patriots were involved. The Patriots sustained success that has never been seen in NFL history.
The word ‘dynasty’ is defined as a powerful group or
For college students, shopping for clothing isn’t always an ideal choice — especially when money is tight. In San Francisco, there are hundreds of trendy boutiques and clothing stores with the latest apparel and styles that are both pleasing, but expensive.
The Bay Area is a
Not all students at SF State have the luxury of living on campus or even in San Francisco. Students travel from all over the Bay Area, including Alameda, Marin and Sonoma County. Only about 4,000 students live on campus, according to SF State’s Strategic Marketing
With the increasing ICE raids in the Bay Area, undocumented immigrants are taking extra precautions as they go through their daily routines. Due to the Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) changes, SF State has taken the initiative through the
Music students are scrambling at the last minute to find available classes with open seats to fulfill their graduation requirements.
The music department sent out an email on Jan. 26 announcing the cancellation of several music courses, including many ensemble classes led by Allen Biggs,
On a peculiarly warm winter day at SF State, when the noon sun was highest in the sky, students flocked to the quad in crowding numbers, filling the area as they rushed to class or took a break to enjoy the day.
The pathways around the
Let’s face it: it’s really hard to hate ice cream. Ice cream is a privilege and remains one of the best joys of being human.
There was this one time I tried to be nice to animals and bought vegan ice cream that was god-awful.