30 Mar 2019

Comix Experience celebrates 30th Anniversary

Brian Hibbs, owner of Comix Experience, stands in front of his shop on its 30th anniversary, Monday, April 1, 2019. Hibbs opened the shop on this day at the age

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29 Mar 2019

San Francisco welcomes Vermont senator Bernie Sanders to Fort Mason

Thousands of people gathered at Fort Mason on March 24 to hear Sen. Bernie Sanders speak about his second bid as a presidential candidate. Sanders wasted no time sharing his

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28 Mar 2019

SF State professor and disability rights activist Anita Silvers dies

Anita Silvers, celebrated philosopher, disability activist and SF State professor of over 50 years, died March 14 of pneumonia. She was 78. Silvers was known nationally as an advocate for

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26 Mar 2019

Gators dominate Notre Dame early

The SF State Gators cruised past Notre Dame de Namur 9-0 in game one of a doubleheader in five innings on Tuesday, March 26 at the SF State Softball Field.

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25 Mar 2019

ASI frustrated by Hong’s silence on Title IX changes

At a March 20 meeting between Associated Students Inc. and Vice President of Student Affairs Luoluo Hong at Jack Adams Hall, student leaders accused Hong of keeping the community in

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25 Mar 2019

Gators split doubleheader with Toros, take season series

The SF State Gators softball team split a doubleheader against Cal State Dominguez Hills losing 3-11 in extra innings, then winning 11-3 in five innings on Sunday, March 24 at

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24 Mar 2019

Panel discusses struggles of Asian American artists

Performing artist Brenda Wong Aoki (left) laughs during the Asian Americans in the Arts discussion in J. Paul Leonard Library at SF State on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. (CHRIS ROBLEDO/

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24 Mar 2019

SF State struggles defensively against Toros in series split

The Gators split a four-game series with the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros at Cal State East Bay this weekend. The series was originally scheduled to be a four-game series

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23 Mar 2019

Golovkin inks six-fight deal with DAZN

Ex-Middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin has officially chosen to make a six-fight deal with DAZN on March 8th for the next three years. Golovkin became a free agent after his

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23 Mar 2019

Students and community advocate for free public college

A statewide coalition to initiate free public college has taken college campuses by storm as SF State and local grassroots organization SF Rising presented a teach-in on March 12 at

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22 Mar 2019

Oakland teacher strike inspires other Bay Area school districts to follow

Keith Brown, President of Oakland Education Association speaks at the Teachers Strike rally in Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019 in Oakland, Calif. (AMANDA PETERSON/ SPECIAL TO GOLDEN

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22 Mar 2019

Embarcadero homeless shelter plan draws mixed reactions from residents

The location of SF Mayor London Breed’s proposed Navigation Center in the Embarcadero of San Francisco, Calif., on Monday, April 8, 2019. (CHRIS ROBLEDO/ Golden Gate Xpress)   A proposal

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21 Mar 2019

Protesters denounce CSU settlement over Zionism

A group of students blocked the MUNI M-Line tracks at the terminal just off campus Thursday to protest the settlement between California State University’s Board of Trustees and two Jewish

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21 Mar 2019

Wet weather shifts baseball schedule as Gators return home for first time in over a month

The No. 17 SF State Gators take on the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros this weekend in a four-game baseball series. Due to rain in the forecast, the series begins

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21 Mar 2019

San Francisco rent is highest in the country

San Francisco has the highest rent in the nation, beating New York by more than $800 for a one-bedroom rental, according to the rental app Zumper. Every year rent has

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20 Mar 2019

Gators hold first community soccer clinic of year

SF State women’s soccer held their first community clinic on Saturday, March, 16 at Cox Stadium. The afternoon camp was attended by dozens of girls ranging from sixth to eighth

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20 Mar 2019

BREAKING: Woman struck by maintenance vehicle on campus

The maintenance vehicle parked in between the Creative Arts and Fine Arts Buildings. (SHAYLYN MARTOS / GOLDEN GATE XPRESS) A man driving a campus maintenance vehicle hit a woman who

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20 Mar 2019

Study explores psychological benefits of improved posture

The holistic health department will explore a connection between posture and psychological wellness this spring in a study with test subjects attending SF State. Candidates for the study will be

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19 Mar 2019

Public Health investigation reveals rat droppings at ‘Shitty Eats’

Students at a Residential Housing Association town hall meeting last month described an abusive manager and unsafe food conditions at the residential dining hall facility City Eats, and an Xpress

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19 Mar 2019

Students showcase one-act plays at Fringe Festival

The Fringe Festival gave SF State playwrights and actors an opportunity to showcase their skills and creative expression in a two-week production of plays. SF State school of theatre and

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19 Mar 2019

Forced meal plan draws ire, makes campus residents sick

In 2015 the University sold a monopoly on campus residents’ eating habits and nutrition to Sodexo, a multinational food services and facilities management company with a long history of healthcode

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19 Mar 2019

The true cost of a college acceptance letter

Thirty-three parents have been accused of bribery and fraud in the largest university admission scandal ever prosecuted by the Department of Justice in the attempt to set their children up

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19 Mar 2019

Meal plan cost raise concerns among residents

Mandatory meal plans for students who live on campus are drawing ire from residents who say the plans are overpriced and inefficient, while the dining hall food is unappealing and

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19 Mar 2019

University lacks staff to help students with anxiety, depression

Duriel Meisner woke up with nothing to do on July 4, 2018. They showered, changed, and gathered their things to go hang themself on Mount Tamalpais. For weeks, Meisner, a

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19 Mar 2019

Bicyclist fatality angers community

Bicycle advocacy groups urged the city of San Francisco to add more protected bike lanes after a traffic collision killed a bicyclist riding down Howard Street on March 8. A

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19 Mar 2019

Employee wages vary under work-study program

The minimum wage in San Francisco will increase from $15 an hour to $15.59 by July 1, while SF State work-study students are only paid $12 an hour despite the

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19 Mar 2019

Funding allocations show challenges COES face despite legacy

SF State regularly cites the College of Ethnic Studies (COES) as a signpost for the University’s activist and progressive roots, but despite ads on buses and billboards it’s one of

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19 Mar 2019

Organizations, departments host celebrations

Amid a lack of University funds, the students and faculty of the College of Ethnic Studies turned to Associated Students, Inc. for help funding their own departmental end of the

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19 Mar 2019

1968 activists give insight into history of longest student strike

Seven SF State alumni reunited in the J. Paul Leonard Library March 13 to reflect on the experiences and journeys that led them to participate in the longest student-led strike

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19 Mar 2019

Naked and unafraid

Nudists marched down the streets of the Castro for San Francisco’s fourth annual Nude Parade, with signs hoisted in the air to protest against San Francisco’s public nudity ordinance. The

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19 Mar 2019

Artist expresses style through stick-and-poke

Sketching, painting and tattooing are some of the many talents of SF State sophomore Hailey Mead. The 19-year-old studio art major has expanded her artistic ability outside of school through

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19 Mar 2019

Alumnus continues legacy of Asian American Studies

(James Chan/Golden Gate Xpress) Growing up in the hipster movement of San Francisco, SF State graduate student John Jimenez always dreamt of being a pro skater, with no con- sideration

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19 Mar 2019

Former strikers seek consistent support

In the wake of the 50th anniversary of the creation of the College of Ethnic Studies, many former strikers feel a lack of sustained support from current students and faculty.

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19 Mar 2019

Men’s track team reborn

After a 15-year hiatus from the athletic lineup, SF State reintroduced men’s track and field this past month, with almost half of this season’s roster doubling as two-sport athletes. The

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19 Mar 2019

Keeping up with the Ugbajas

Over the years, the city of San Francisco has produced many athletes and if you’re familiar with local sports, the Ugbaja cousins are two of the latest names on that

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18 Mar 2019

International Relations cuts classes in effort to maintain full enrollment

Dwindling enrollment in the International Relations department led the college of Creative and Liberal Arts to require the IR department to cut sections of a capstone class this summer in

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