Gators win it all

May 8, 2018 Sports

For the first time in SF State’s track and field program history they won the conference championship. The Gators had 11 first-place finishers over the weekend, coming from the 8th-ranked position to do so. With time spent during the season as the top-ranked team in the country, the conference title was well within reach. Head ...

Return of the troopers

April 25, 2018 Opinion

It’s always fun to see old friends again, especially when you know they make you laugh. Seventeen years later, Vermont gets its finest police force back. Make no mistake. During the entire time of “Super Troopers 2,” I found myself laughing at jokes that already passed but still made me giggle long after the punchline. ...

“A Quiet Place” whispers something new

April 11, 2018 Opinion

I think we all take the sense of hearing for granted far too much. We never appreciate the subtleties of how far audio has made strides within the film industry. Films like “Gravity” get all the praise, yet sometimes people don’t realize it’s for different reasons such as the immersive sound atmosphere this film creates. ...

Immigration ads target tech workers

April 4, 2018 News

Sometimes the best intentions can come off in the worst way possible. Last week, an ad campaign rolled out posters within San Francisco’s public transit system advocating tech companies to hire U.S. workers instead of foreign labor. The campaign was paid for by Progressives for Immigration Reform, a nonprofit dedicated to, “educating the public on ...

BART closures cause congestion

March 14, 2018 News

Getting home should be considered mundane and common but for some BART riders, it will soon become dangerous and difficult. In a few months, the Civic Center BART station will permanently close entrances at Grove, Hyde and Market Streets and the entrance outside Hotel Whitcomb will be permanently closed. This decision is to make way ...

Wildfire sweeps through Ventura County

December 5, 2017 News

A wildfire erupted early on Tuesday morning and swept into the city of Ventura, California burning over 45,000 acres, destroying homes and forcing 27,000 people to evacuate. Over 100 structures have been confirmed destroyed including but not limited to a large apartment complex, a hospital and a psychiatric facility, according to the LA Times. The ...

Free alpha test for collegiate gamers

November 21, 2017

Have you ever wanted to try a game out before anyone else? It could be easier to achieve than you think. On Friday at the penultimate meeting of the year for the League of Gaming Club at SF State, a guest speaker introduced a new alpha for an upcoming mobile game. An alpha is a ...

Gas line damaged outside Student Services Building

November 17, 2017 News

On Friday, roughly around noon, there was a gas leak outside the Student Services building at SF State. “We were using a jackhammer to make repairs to the waterline, but no one told us about the gas line,” said Rufino Gomez, plumber for Express Plumbing. “Nobody knew about the gas lines and so we mistakenly ...

City Hall hosts annual Ghost Walk

October 29, 2017

It’s easy to hear a story of a murder. It gets a little harder to swallow when you find out you’re standing on the location of the murder. Sometimes the scariest stories are true ones. An event called the Ghost Walk was held on Thursday night, where attendees were told ghastly tales and spooked from ...

Somalia blast felt as far as SF state

October 27, 2017 News

The capital of Somalia, Mogadishu, was the target of a terrorist bomb strike on Oct. 14, when a truck packed with several hundred kilograms of military-grade and homemade explosives killed over 350 people and injured over 500 more. No individual or organization has been identified for the cause of the attack. However, given the history ...

Two blocks of art

October 15, 2017 Life News

On Friday, two blocks of Soma’s district held a block party showcasing multiple artists, dancers, and live performers. The showcase was filled with events ranging from a live Samba dance to a giant wall used to highlight members of the crowd in costume. The event was hosted by Central Market Community Benefit District. This was ...

DACA recipients welcomed in workshop at Mission High School

October 4, 2017 News

At Mission High School on Saturday, volunteers and government officials came together to create a workshop for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) renewals in response to the Trump administration’s closure of the program. Hundreds of DACA recipients flooded the high school’s halls, and patiently waited in line and through a presentation, in the hope ...

Earthquake in Mexico leaves hundreds dead

September 20, 2017 News

On Sept. 19, an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.1 shook the community of Mexico City and caused over 200 deaths, according to Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto’s press address. The event coincided with the 32nd anniversary of 1985’s temblor. A mandatory evacuation was issued to the citizens of Mexico City. “We are facing a ...