27 dead, dozens injured in Texas shooting

November 5, 2017 News

A shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas has left at least 27 dead and dozens injured, according to Wilson County Commissioner Albert Gamez Jr. via the San Antonio Current. The shooter has not been identified as of yet, and is reportedly dead after a car chase north into Guadalupe County. It ...

Santa Rosa strong

October 14, 2017 News

The sun is red. The earth, white. There is no sky. Just across the highway, life appears to continue. Santa Rosa, despite being one of the most severely impacted cities in Sonoma County, is doing everything it can to care for its own in the wake of the ongoing Wine Country fires. “My friends have ...

SF State alumna survives Las Vegas shooting

October 9, 2017 News

Last Monday morning, America woke to the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history after a gunman opened fire on the estimated 22,000 people attending a country music festival in Las Vegas, leaving 58 dead and nearly 500 injured. For one survivor, SF State alumna Christine Antekelian, ‘10, only one thought remained still amid the ...

Multiple fires rip through California wine country

October 9, 2017 News

Update 4:50 p.m. The number of fire-related fatalities has grown to 10, officials say. As communities are destroyed by fire aggravated by strong winds and pervasive drought, fire departments have shifted from fighting fires, to saving lives, according to Ken Pimlott, the director of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. “I grew up ...

Far right cancels back-to-back protests

August 25, 2017 News

This weekend’s controversial far-right protests, slated to be held on both ends of the Bay, have been canceled—each citing violence for the sudden change of plans. The city-stopping “Freedom Rally,” set to take place at San Francisco’s Crissy Field this Saturday, was canceled due to safety concerns, according to Joey Gibson, leader of the far-right ...

Title IX encourages SF State students to report on-campus sexual assault

August 23, 2017 News

SF State’s on-campus crime rate has increased by 43 percent, according to the latest Annual Security and Fire Safety Report released Aug.11. The report, which includes data from 2013 to 2015, shows a general decrease in crime apart from the three exceptions responsible for the surge: a sharp increase in reported stalking and domestic violence, ...

Defendant pleads not guilty in slaying of SF State student

May 18, 2017 News

The suspect in the killing of an SF State student pleaded not guilty to all counts this morning at the San Mateo County Superior Court in Redwood City. Frederick Tran is on trial for the slaying of Ariana Hatami, his girlfriend, on the night of Dec. 17, 2016. Tran had just been released from jail after a ...

Crossways pose threat to SF State students

May 17, 2017 News 1 Comment

Traffic accidents killed three people in San Francisco between April 28 and May 1. One victim, Meda Hacopian, 77, was killed while crossing Lake Merced Boulevard at Font Boulevard, the same intersection slated for SF State’s Mashouf Wellness Center. This junction is at the end of one of the city’s high-injury corridors — the 12 ...