NFL draft picks perpetuate negative treatment of women

May 9, 2017 Opinion Sports

The NFL has proven itself to be a hard-hitting sport both on and off the field. Just as viewers have become accustomed to the innate aggression of the game, they have also become all-too complacent with the frequency of sexual assault and domestic violence allegations brought against the league’s players. In 2014, the relative NFL ...

Leading ladies in Bay Area sports break down gender bias

March 10, 2017 Sports

The Women in Sports Symposium held at SF State was a jump-start to Women’s History Month, emphasizing the role of women in the sports field. The symposium, held the last day of February, served as a preface to the matriarchal month. Hosted by CSN Bay Area anchor Kelli Johnson and moderated by pioneer sports journalist ...

Gators hit bump in road to NCAA Championship

March 5, 2017 Sports

SF State men’s basketball hit a bump in their road to the NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball West Regional, but they still have a shot in the game. The Gators faced-off against number 1 seeded University of California, San Diego Tritons in the championship game of the CCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Saturday night at the ...

The Gators chomp down on Chico State

February 10, 2017 Sports

Last weekend proved memorable for sports, both nationally and locally. Super Bowl LI broke at least 30 records, including being the first Super Bowl in history to go into overtime, and SF State men’s basketball head coach Paul Trevor had his 100th career win in his seventh year with the Gators. “It means the world to ...

Men’s basketball puts SF State back on the map

February 1, 2017 Sports

Every sports team goes through growing pains, as seen by the Bay Area’s own Golden State Warriors. During their 2011-2012 season, the Warriors made the instrumental trade of Monta Ellis for Andrew Bogut, a move that would pave the road to success for the team in the years to come. The infamous trade was not ...

Gator men’s wrestling breaks even in back-to-back match

January 28, 2017 Sports

SF State men’s wrestling coach Lars Jensen and assistant coach Isaiah Jimenez donned fresh Hawaiian leis around their necks as they cheered and yelled directions to their wrestlers during the team’s home opener of 2017, on Friday afternoon at SF State. In a back-to-back match up, the Gators faced off against the number 11 nationally ...

Intel exec creates new opportunity for Latino students

November 9, 2016 Sports

SF State cross country runner Kenny Trejo has had a successful career as a Gator, but as his final season of cross country comes to a close, he is focusing on his ultimate goal of finishing his major in industrial design. Although Trejo’s major and athletic ability may seem to be separate entities, he plans ...

Trump continues clumsy references to Latinos in final debate

October 20, 2016 News

“We have some bad hombres here and we’re going to get them out,” republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said during the third and final presidential debate Wednesday night in Las Vegas, NV. Trump’s use of the word hombre, which is the Spanish word for man, marked a bizarre bilingual moment that may have further alienated ...

SF State athletes respond to Trump’s ‘locker room’ defense

October 19, 2016 Sports

College athletes have joined the ranks of many professional athletes speaking out against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s recent “locker room talk.” On Sunday, a letter from the Amherst College men’s soccer team in Massachusetts was published denouncing Trump’s idea of what is discussed amongst athletes in team locker rooms. “We cannot imagine one of ...

Men’s cross country places second at final home meet

October 17, 2016 Sports

It was a battle between two San Francisco-based teams as Gator men’s cross country team once again fell second to Academy of Art University on Friday at the 30th Annual SF State Invitational in Golden Gate Park. As the Blue Angels flew over Speedway Meadow, the Gators started the 8k strong with their top three ...

Reaching the finish line

October 11, 2016 Sports

Growing up in the small Southern California city of Placentia, Benji Preciado started playing baseball at the age of seven. His love for the sport grew through his high school years at Valencia High School as he continued playing with hopes of extending his career to the collegiate level. Preciado’s athletic dreams took an unexpected ...