Alexis is a reporter and former photojournalist.

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival brings crowds of all ages

October 12, 2018 Latest Life 0 Comments

San Francisco’s largest free festival, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, brought boisterous crowds, finger picking guitar and harmonious violin solos all in one venue. The six stages extending throughout Golden Gate Park held 81 performers during the weekend long festival. Hardly Strictly was accessible to all and attracted out-of-towners and San Franciscans alike to gather the 750,000 ...

Stay safe from sex traffickers’ creative ways

October 11, 2018 Latest News 0 Comments

San Francisco is proving to be a sex trafficking hub, and predators are becoming more creative in ways to target victims. With social media and ride-hailing apps, tracking down victims is as simple as the click of a button. California Against Slavery reported that the top three of 10 worst child sex trafficking areas in ...

DACA and undocumented students still live in fear

October 2, 2018 Life 0 Comments

According to the Dream Resource Center, SF State has 500-700 undocumented and DACA-receiving students who are still waiting on the current presidential administration and judge’s’ decision regarding DACA to realize the fate of them and their families’ lives. President Donald Trump moved to phase out DACA over a year ago on Sept. 5, 2017. DACA ...

Latinx communty connect at networking event

September 27, 2018 Life 0 Comments

The Latinx Faculty, Staff and Student Tardeada took place on Wednesday, Sept. 26 from 4-6 p.m. at Jack Adams Hall in the Cesar Chavez Student Center. In the wake of the 50th anniversary of the creation of the College of Ethnic Studies, the event aimed to unite student organizations, particularly those revolving around Latinx people, ...

Leaders of tomorrow begin at Project Connect

September 19, 2018 Life News

SF State’s newest student mentors, role models and activists vowed to use their influence to positively impact under represented communities and promote higher education during the 14th annual Project Connect open house on Sept. 19. The event served to introduce Project Connect’s newest group of student interns, recruited this fall while also handing out free textbooks, ...

J & A — From August to May Podcast (Ep. 1)

September 18, 2018 Life Multimedia

On Sept. 7, TMZ was the first to report that Mac Miller had passed away from an apparent overdose and a week later fans continue to grieve the death of the young artist. As one fan wrote on Twitter, “losing Mac Miller feels like losing an old high school friend. It feels like we all ...

Relationships formed on air

September 14, 2018 Life

Radio DJs are taking the SF State media world by storm with many new additions to the broadcast and electronic communication arts department. New music and various genres inspire student DJs — along with provocative conversations on the societal issues surrounding them, music and culture. SF State got started with its first online radio station, KSFS, in ...