SF State stands with immigrants

October 31, 2018 News 0 Comments

SF State students gathered to support a Latinx community widely suffering from emotional trauma as it deals with a nation that’s increasingly hostile with anti-immigrant rhetoric. Latinx students and allies from multiple campus organizations set up tables at Malcom X Plaza to raise awareness  about immigrant rights during the second annual I Stand with Immigrants ...

Safety concerns lead to event cancellations in wake self-proclaimed nazi student revelations

October 31, 2018 Latest News 0 Comments

Recent revelations of an ethnic studies student’s hateful, racist and threatening social media posts have led to the cancellation of the remainder of that course’s public events, according to professor Rabab Abdulhadi. The self-proclaimed nazi student, Brian Cofield, is enrolled in an online hybrid Palestine ethnic studies perspective course under the Race and Resistance studies ...

Tuition costs on the table in Superintendent of Public Education election

October 31, 2018 Latest News 0 Comments

The two candidates for California’s top public education office promise to make college affordable and accessible for all, but their powerful supporters raised questions about who they would represent after Nov. 6. California state Assemblyman Tony Thurmond and New Teacher Center educator-in-residence Marshall Tuck hope to become the next state superintendent of public instruction. The ...

Prop C Opposition Part of a Greater Issue In American Politics

October 31, 2018 Latest Opinion 0 Comments

Proposition C is a San Francisco ballot measure in the upcoming Nov. 6 election, proposed by Our City Our Home, aimed at providing services for the homeless through new housing, medical services and clean public restrooms. San Francisco’s homeless population sits at 7,499, according to the San Francisco Homeless Count Survey. The United Nations released ...

Students can be more environmentally conscious

October 31, 2018 Life 0 Comments

A recent report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change indicates that society has fewer opportunities remaining to avoid damage to the climate. The report stated that due to human activities, global warming is likely to reach 1.5°C between 2030 and 2052 if it continues to increase at the current rate. “Learn how to recycle ...

Students Prepare to Register and Vote for the Midterms

October 31, 2018 Life 0 Comments

Though many students are eager to vote in the upcoming midterm elections, a majority of students do not vote. The Campus Vote Project reported that only 17 percent of people aged 18 to 24 cast a ballot in the 2014 elections when the proportion of 18-to-24-year-olds who were registered to vote was 42 percent. College ...

Before you vote…

October 31, 2018 Latest News 0 Comments

Election season is coming up, so here’s what you need to know before election day on Nov. 6. Before You Vote Before thinking about what or who to vote for, you’ll need to register. The voter registration deadline by mail and online was Oct. 22. But this is the first election to allow Conditional Voter ...

New generation of voters eager to cast ballot

October 31, 2018 Latest News 0 Comments

After being forced to stand idly by during the presidential election between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, many first time voters at SF State are eager to have a say this time around. “It’s gonna be pretty cool trying to make a difference,” said Jalen Flanagan, an undeclared freshman at SF State. “I haven’t looked ...

Marriott cancels campus visit hours before protests

October 31, 2018 Latest News 0 Comments

As Marriott workers fight against controversial  labor practices across the country, the seeds of dissent trailed back to the SF State University campus on Tuesday, Oct. 23 where students protested a Marriott recruitment drive inside the College of Business. SF State student Sherry Velazquez, 20, co-organized the protest because the workers’ struggle hits close to ...

SF State officially launches $81M construction project

October 31, 2018 Latest News 0 Comments

With 10 SF State alumni and dignitaries planting golden shovels in freshly turned earth, SF State officially declared the beginning of the $81 million Liberal and Creative Arts Building project on Friday, Oct. 26. A groundbreaking celebration was held on the Tapia Drive property where construction will occur — and where student housing once stood ...

Gators test themselves in a purple and gold scrimmage

October 31, 2018 Latest Sports 0 Comments

Gators wrestling rumbles in a tune-up alumni day scrimmage, giving the crowd 11 battles to watch at the Swamp on Saturday, Oct. 27. SF State’s weight class picture cleared up in Saturday’s exhibition, as many starting weight class spots were up for grabs in many of the matches. “This scrimmage holds two purposes,” said SF ...

Asian American studies department to host Bob Avakian

October 30, 2018 Life 0 Comments

The Asian American studies department is hosting a film presentation about how people need an actual revolution and how it can be done. This film showcase a speech led by Bob Avakian, a Chairman of the Revolutionary Communist Party. “Why we need an actual revolution and wow we can really make revolution” discusses the possibility ...

2018 Día de los Muertos Festival of Altars

October 26, 2018 Latest Life 0 Comments

The Marigold Project invites people to leave offerings and participate in multiple actives that commemorate the departed so gather your votive candles, and marigold flowers to the annual Día de los Muertos altar viewing.  This event is dedicated to reconnecting us to our ancestors and the people that meant the most to us next Friday ...

Halloween brew bash

October 26, 2018 Latest Life 0 Comments

Anchor Public Tabs, located in DeHaro Street in San Francisco will host a Halloween Brew Bash on October 31st. This bash will be filled with costumes, crafts, beer and more. Via the Anchor Public Tabs Facebook page, “the goblins are hunting, the monsters will mash, don your costume and join us for a Halloween Brew ...

Sole thoughts podcast Ep:1

October 26, 2018 Latest Multimedia 0 Comments

Sneakers are a popular fashion statement for many, but with new pairs releasing every month and the cost increasing every year, it can be difficult for students to afford new sneakers. On episode one of Sole thoughts, Ryan discusses how the average person, who isn’t a celebrity, affords their sneakers.

Daredevil Season 3: Noticeable Lack of POC’s

October 25, 2018 Latest Opinion 0 Comments

Season three of Marvel’s Daredevil dropped Friday, Oct. 19, on Netflix following the announcement of Iron Fist and Luke Cage’s cancellation. Daredevil’s third season takes place after the first season of Defenders, where Matt Murdock, portrayed by Charlie Cox, sacrificed himself to save the super team composed of Daredevil, Luke Cage, Iron Fist and Jessica ...

Two key goals earn Tami Kwong CCAA player of the week

October 25, 2018 Latest Sports 0 Comments

SF State forward Tami Kwong was named the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) player of the week for Oct. 15-21 in women’s soccer. Kwong was a key part in the Gators clinching their first postseason berth since 2010. The Pleasanton native scored the game winning goal against Stanislaus State on Oct. 19 and the equalizer ...

Xpress Lab podcast Ep:1

October 25, 2018 Latest Multimedia 0 Comments

EPISODE 1: LITHIUM ION BATTERY Rechargeable batteries are so deeply intertwined into our lives, but they mainly sit silently inside our devices hidden away from view. Much like the mitochondria, the powerhouse of the cell. In this episode we take a look at the hopeful research of SF State professor, Nicole Adelstein, who is working ...

Town Business Podcast Ep:1

October 25, 2018 Latest Multimedia 0 Comments

EPISODE 1: OAKLAND A’S SEASON Brandon Tanguma goes over the surprising 2018 season of the Oakland Athletics. He reviews all the key players including the Gold Glove contending Matt Chapman and Matt Olson, the MVP year of Khris Davis and some of the unsung heroes like Jonathan Lucroy and Chad Pinder. Some of the key ...

SF State alumni inducted into hall of fame

October 25, 2018 News 0 Comments

Three SF State alumni will be inducted in the Alumni Hall of Fame next month for their works in asthma research in minority children, increasing awareness of police brutality, and works in poetry and activism. The celebration organized by the Office of University Advancement happens on Friday, Nov. 9 at the Ritz-Carlton in downtown San ...

Improv Nation to host its first improv night of the semester

October 24, 2018 Life 0 Comments

SF State student organization Improv Nation will host their annual Halloween Improv Show on Friday, Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. at the Creative Arts Building Room 104. The event will feature eight comedians performing improvisation acts. The comedians will be split up into two different section, the first being a section full of short-form comedy ...

Justice for David Josiah Lawson

October 24, 2018 Latest News 0 Comments

Eighteen months. That’s how long it has been since the murder of David Josiah Lawson, and the case remains unsolved. Lawson was a 19-year-old sophomore criminal justice student at Humboldt State University with plans to become a lawyer. He was known as DJ to his mother and Josiah to his friends. He relished his role ...

Marriott recruitment event cancelled after student protest

October 24, 2018 Latest News 1 Comment

Students rallied outside of SF State’s Business Building around noon on Tuesday to protest Marriott employers coming onto campus to recruit business students to their company and explore its opportunities. Students and student volunteers gathered signatures outside of the Business Building to show their support for the employees currently protesting outside of the Marriott Hotel ...

Blood, sweat and trash talk

October 24, 2018 Latest Sports 0 Comments

As the bell rang, ending the final fight on the UFC 229 fight card, lightweight phenom Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov put a giant, golden capstone on his mixed martial arts legacy: beating and mauling Conor ‘The Notorious’ McGregor, a man many believe has transcended the UFC. Nurmagomedov’s win was supposed to be the talking point ...

Dear Taylor Swift

October 24, 2018 Latest Opinion 0 Comments

Celebrities are not often viewed as people who should throw their political views into the public eye. Yet in more recent years celebrities have taken time to express their political viewpoints, and whether they lean right or left. Pop singer Taylor Swift recently took to Instagram to shed some light on the upcoming midterm elections. ...