Free HIV and STI testing at SF State

April 25, 2018 News

The Health Promotion and Wellness unit and SF Aids Foundation united together to provide free HIV and STI screenings to LGBTQ+ students at SF State. Jose Francisco, a health education and public health major and intern with the Health Promotion and Wellness unit, is responsible for putting the entire event together. The event was brought ...

New York artist dazzles San Francisco

April 11, 2018 Life

Stream lights flicker and euphoria floods the air at the Great American Music Hall as swarms of people crowd the stage awaiting the arrival of the featured artist, Morgan Saint, to take the stage as the opening act for the American pop-rock duo, Missio. Growing up in New York on the eastern end of Long ...

Open Mic provides safe space

March 14, 2018 Life 2 Comments

To some, the popular song “Express Yourself,” written and sung by Charles Wright and The Watts, is more than just a song to SF State’s LGBTQ+ students. It’s a safe space to express yourself. Safe zones play a pivotal role in fostering a safe campus environment by building a support system through a channel of ...

No push to fill empty storefronts in the Castro

February 27, 2018 News

The Castro District has been collecting empty storefronts for the past couple of years. Known for its rainbow theme and historic contributions to the Civil Rights Movement, the Castro District has become a bit duller these days, due to the looming presence of empty storefronts lingering along the sidewalks. During the Castro Merchants monthly meeting, ...

Love comes in multiples

February 14, 2018 Life

Monogamy is a relationship style that is normally practiced by the masses. The stigma behind having multiple partners is on the rise.   The relationship style known as polyamory seems to be gradually entering its way into mainstream, essentially becoming a conventional practice in a sexually progressive society that is being driven by today’s millennials.   ...