10 Sep 2019

State Senate to vote on gig worker bill this week

Scores of independent contractors across the job spectrum appear days away from becoming redefined as employees and securing better work benefits in California. State legislators are set to vote on

18 Dec 2018

Legal definition exclusionary Transgender; students react to Trump’s failed promise to protect individuals

On Oct. 21 the New York Times broke a story about a Department of Health and Human Services memo indicating the Trump administration was seeking to exclude transgender people in

12 Dec 2018

Students balance finals and Santa Con

On Saturday afternoon, Union Square in Downtown San Francisco transformed from a popular tourist photo-op to a sea of people donning their best red and white Santa Claus suits and

04 Dec 2018

Afro-Cuban Jazz ensemble performs for change

On Dec. 5, in Knuth Hall on SF State’s campus, the Afro-Cuban Jazz Ensemble will be performing a diverse range of music at their fall concert “Music of Resistance, Dignity

15 Nov 2018

Danny Glover urges ‘beleaguered’ SF State students to organize

When SF State alumnus and Hollywood actor Danny Glover gazed out to a crowd of students from his stage at the SF State Towers Conference Center on Saturday, Nov. 10,

13 Nov 2018

Jewish Studies department to hold lecture with Holocaust researcher

The Department of Jewish Studies at SF State has invited Holocaust researcher Jean-Marc Dreyfus to campus on Nov. 15, to discuss his research in studying the corpses of Holocaust victims.

31 Oct 2018

Poetry Center to host a teaching seminar on how to tackle social justice issues

Tomorrow night at 7 p.m., the SF State Poetry Center is hosting a POOR Magazine event featuring local “poverty scholars” educating the public on how to tackle poverty and other

21 Oct 2018

Cherry Glazerr brings feminist punk to SF State

Los Angeles-based femme grunge-punk band Cherry Glazerr brought gritty guitar riffs, funky bass-lines and unapologetically empowering lyrics to SF State’s campus Thursday night in Jack Adams Hall. Frontwoman Clementine “Clem”

17 Oct 2018

Family fun in the Outer Sunset

The Outer Sunset District of San Francisco celebrated its eighth annual free music festival this past weekend amidst chilly weather, with lots of warm neighborhood love for the whole family.

02 Oct 2018

San Francisco’s Folsom Street Fair reinforces consent

Under the fierce sun of the last Sunday of September, skin-tight black latex, leather bondage and stark nudity dominated Folsom Street in the SOMA district of San Francisco, with the

28 Sep 2018

Poetry Center kicks off semester long series

The SF State poetry center is opening its new reading series “Tripwire Cross-Cultural” with a two-night long presentation on September 27 and 28. Writers, poets and literary translators, Jen Hofer and

19 Sep 2018

Poetry Center hosts award-winning queer writers

On Thursday, Sept. 13, the critically acclaimed SF State Poetry Center hosted Whiting Award 2018 recipients, Brontez Purnell, and Tommy Pico, both prolific writers within contemporary LGBTQ+ spoken word and

11 Sep 2018

SF State veteran reflects on the impact of 9/11

This Sept. 11 marks the seventeenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, which involved the hijacking of four commercial passenger planes by the terrorist group al-Qaida, resulting in the deaths