Newly renovated Jewish summer camp reduced to ash

October 24, 2017 News

Following the North Bay Fires, in an amazingly eerie moment of realization, a press photographer discovered that the wooden Star of David perched on a hill overlooking Camp Newman remained in perfect condition amidst acres of ash and rubble. “The star was always the landmark and the one visual thing that separated Camp Newman from ...

Vigil held for those affected by new travel ban

October 10, 2017 Multimedia

A #NoMuslimBan vigil was held on Monday at Civic Center Plaza, a day before the Trump administration planned to announce their third iteration of the travel ban. The event was hosted by the Council on American-Islamic Relations, a non-profit, civil rights advocacy group based in Santa Clara, California. Their mission is to enhance understanding of ...

Bernie Sanders speaks at Medicare rally, nurses show support

September 23, 2017 News

Bernie Sanders received immense support from the crowd as he spoke at this year’s California Nurses Convention to discuss the Medicare For All Act at Yerba Buena Gardens. Doctors, nurses, students and Bernie supporters gathered together in downtown San Francisco, wearing red shirts to show their solidarity with one-third of the Senate Democratic Caucus that ...

SF State student recites poem at DACA rally

September 7, 2017 Multimedia News

“Everybody wants to be hood, see hood, live hood, rep hood, but still call the hood babies hoodrats as they feel distasteful at the thought of an alley with a sofa they claim we have so much in common with, you know? Since apparently we’re both abandoned.” Toward the end of Tuesday’s DACA rally at ...

United Against Hate stands together for peace, love and compassion

August 29, 2017 News

The first of this weekend’s counter-rallies took place last Friday at Civic Center, where around 400 counter-protesters held “#UniteAgainstHate” signs and Mayor Ed Lee, along with a diverse set of speakers, condemned Saturday’s white supremacist rally. “San Francisco is a city of love and compassion and we will always lead with love and compassion,” said ...