Comics aren’t just for kids

April 19, 2017 Life

The Salon of Comic and Cartoon Art recently achieved official recognition as a student organization at San Francisco State University in fall of 2016. Working in facilities at SF State, tattooed and bespectacled Salon founder Jonny Pogorelskin, a retired cartoonist for the popular ‘80s and ‘90s hot-rod magazine “Car-Toons,” and long-time collaborator with cartoonist Ed “Big Daddy” ...

Battle of the bands at SF State

April 18, 2017 Life Multimedia

Associated Students of San Francisco State University hosted the battle of the bands in The Depot Tuesday, April 11 as the second event of the 7th annual Rhythms Fusic Festival. Funky soul and hip-hop band Brother Gipson and the Mantra set The Depot on fire with their heavy backbeat to win the grand prize of ...

What’s your best kept secret at SF State?

April 7, 2017 Life Multimedia

According to the San Francisco State University academic calendar, the University enjoys a total undergraduate enrollment of more than 30,000 students, and every single one of them has at least a tiny amount of classified information feverishly itching for the scratch of disclosure. Students get down-right personal as they divulge everything from hard-to-find hidden bathrooms tucked ...

Spoken Poetry Expressed by All Kinds at The Depot

February 21, 2017 Multimedia News

Associated Students of San Francisco State University host S.P.E.A.K. at The Depot. Hip-hop artists, poets, musicians, and anyone willing to take the stage to speak their mind and share their story is welcome to blow off steam and tell it like it is. According to their Facebook page, Spoken Poetry Expressed by All Kinds is ...

SF State gets the blues

February 14, 2017 Multimedia

    Listen carefully and you might hear wailing guitars and soulful harmonicas yearning deep down in an unlikely, hidden pocket of campus. The blues is alive and well at San Francisco State University. Theater and dance department shop supervisor Greg Dunham invites students, faculty, friends, family, and anyone with an interest in playing the ...

Illustration by Bersain Gutierrez

Lady and the Trump

January 25, 2017 Opinion

Greedy fat cats in wool suits and leather shoes seek to steal a woman’s freedom and claim it’s not her right to choose. No matter who or what you pray to, a man has no business telling a woman what to do with her body. “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion ...

Rough sixth inning sinks Gators

May 7, 2016 Sports

It’s the top of the sixth. Bases are loaded. Two outs. The count is 0-2. The pitch fires from the mound. CRACK! And the Sonoma Seawolves score a 3-RBI double to cinch a win against SF State Friday, May 6. The SF State men’s baseball team missed the win for their first game of a ...

Minimum wage doesn’t mean livable wage

May 3, 2016 Opinion 1 Comment

Facebook has recently been riddled with armchair economic experts espousing the cons of raising fast-food employee wages up to $15 an hour. Unfortunately, most of these propositions are littered with misinformation. In an attempt to illustrate incompetence and somehow disprove the justifications behind a $15 hourly fast-food wage, one Facebook status posted this week compared the current median Emergency ...

Steeplechase record shattered during Distance Carnival

April 2, 2016 Sports

Supersonic sophomore civil engineering major Adriana Calva shattered school speed records once again at Cox Stadium during the ninth annual SF State Distance Carnival Friday, April 1. After recently destroying Joanna Luk’s previous overall SF State women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase record – held since 2003 – by more than 11 seconds during February’s Johnny Mathis Invitational, Calva crushed ...

Giving birth is not as romantic as it seems

March 1, 2016 Opinion

There’s nothing like having your first child. That being said, modern pop culture would have you believe that birth is a magical passage full of sunshine and rainbows, but everything I was told about giving birth did absolutely nothing to prepare me for its realities. My fiancée Michelle was late, and we started the long process ...

Women’s track and field athletes crack top-10 all-time lists

February 28, 2016 Sports

The SF State women’s track and field team rewrote the University record book during the 2016 Johnny Mathis Invitational at Cox Stadium Saturday, Feb. 27. First, sophomore and civil engineering major Adriana Calva decimated the first-place all-time Gator record in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase. “I mean, … that’s amazing,” said SF State head track and field coach ...

Key win moves women’s basketball into playoff discussion

February 18, 2016 Sports

The Swamp erupted with cheers from the SF State faithful Wednesday night as the SF State women’s basketball team crushed the UC Santa Cruz Banana Slugs 75-52 for their fourth straight win. “I thought we played like a team, maybe more than we have all year,” Gator’s head coach Dennis Cox said. “I mean, we had ...