25 years later, still dope

December 15, 2017 Opinion 1 Comment

I always wondered if Dr. Dre was a philosopher when I was younger but now I finally understand what the Doc meant when he said, “This is dedicated to the n****z that was down from day one,” in the opening line of the intro on his album, “The Chronic.” It’s been 25 years since the ...

New HBO film reignites old news, makes it cool again

December 15, 2017 Opinion

It hits you right in the gut and before you know it the truth of what really happened is a figment of your imagination. You begin to question your loyalty, faithfulness and dedication to this person and realize you might just know someone like this in your life or worse — you are this person. ...

Gas interruptions go unexplained

December 15, 2017 News

Construction crews set up barriers before Thanksgiving break, blocking access and inspecting the area where a majority of students and staff eat and walk through to access food, but manager and co-owner of “Quickly,” Jason Wu said he has not received an update from campus administration. Due to gas inspections conducted in November, walking around ...

Lockers run vacant in the Science Building

December 6, 2017 News

Lockers, which usually fill up within the first week of school, are still available inside the Science Building. SF State engineering stockroom equipment technician Michael Lino said that some students majoring in engineering decided to not occupy a locker this semester. “The first couple of weeks we’ll have the engineer students reserve a locker first ...

Former wrestling coach alleges discrimination

November 13, 2017 News

SF State’s former men’s wrestling coach, hall-of-famer Lars Jensen, has filed a complaint with the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing alleging age discrimination. Former SF State Athletic Director, Charles Guthrie, has since resigned from his position and has since been removed from the SF State athletic website. But, he was under fire this ...

Shuttle lines remain long despite MUNI line passes provided by GatorPass

October 30, 2017 News

Midway through this semester, students riding SF State shuttles are experiencing longer wait times on campus than in the past, even with the new Gator Pass provided earlier this semester. Students can usually wait anywhere between five to 15 minutes for a shuttle, but lately have been waiting up to 30 minutes. SF State business ...

New Gator wrestling coach takes a chomp at legacy

October 30, 2017 Sports

Being the new kid at school is never comfortable, but for the new men’s wrestling head coach, replacing a legend of over 30 years is a challenge he has accepted and has been waiting for his whole life. Jason Welch, the new coach, said he is up to the task after being hired to lead ...

Q&A with SF State Police Chief Wu

October 30, 2017 News

For many years, Jason Wu would dress up every Halloween as “Bingo” from the 1960s kids television program, “The Banana Splits Adventure Hour.” Today, Wu dawns a police uniform as SF State Police Chief, believing in the value of trust and saying, “we are truly here to serve our campus community.” Growing up, Wu knew ...

Dildos don’t bite; they’re alright

October 30, 2017 Life

One’s sexuality is rarely an easy topic to discuss. So for the women working inside the Cesar Chavez Building, it’s not the number of students who come seeking information on sex that matters, but rather the satisfaction they receive from helping inform them that allows them to enjoy their job. Rebecca MacFife, director of the ...

New smoking policy leaves SF State students in limbo

October 10, 2017

The lonely bench near the Radio and Television Building was demolished before the fall 2017 semester began, and if students haven’t noticed the “no designated smoking area” picket signs posted on campus, then the new smoking policy might take some time to be enforced. Executive Order 1108 cleared the way for the bench to be ...

SF State mixes virtual reality and physical fitness

September 28, 2017 News

Video games at SF State are getting an upgrade to its playtime and are in the preliminary stages of sending a dose of virtual reality (VR) into the realm of physical fitness on campus. Lecturer and research assistant Dulce Hiraci Gomez of the kinesiology department said after one year of research with her associates William ...

Gators fall to Monterey Bay in final home series

April 19, 2017 Sports

The SF State’s women’s softball team came out pumped up for Senior Day, but the excitement died down as the Gators ended up losing to California State University, Monterey Bay 3-6 at home on Saturday, April 15. The reluctancy by head coach Lisa McKinney to proceed with a pitching change proved to be costly as ...

Redemption shot throws Gators off their game

April 16, 2017 News Sports

SF State women’s softball faced the California State University, Monterey Bay Otters in their first two games of ar four game series Friday, April 14 at SF State. Gators pitcher Megan Clark looked different on the mound after several dominant pitching starts giving up one run and two hits in the first inning to the ...

Senior Night loss won’t derail Gators wrestling

February 10, 2017 Sports

Senior night at The Swamp was supposed to be a celebratory occasion, but ended in a loss to Menlo College Oaks 19-20. Thursday night the wrestling team was missing senior Tyson Kuahine, who was suffering from the flu virus, wrestling head coach Lars Jensen said. Jensen said his coaching staff wore leis out of respect ...

Gamble makes Gator history

February 1, 2017 Sports

The Swamp was overflowing with Division II alumni, families, and friends who rallied together to cheer for the wrestlers competing in SF State’s 40th Annual California Collegiate Wresting Open on Saturday. Matt Gamble, sophomore, was the highlight of the match, winning the title in the 125 weight class, and earning his place in SF State ...