Twenty years ago, on Cinco De Mayo, Carlos "Kookie" Gonzalez's mural was dedicated to Cesar Chavez at SF State. Click on the icons to hear the artist talk about specific the elements of the mural and how it came to be. (Produced by Sergio Portela and
Last season the Oakland Raiders once again finished with a losing record of 3-13, but something was different. They produced five starters from their 2014 draft class: Khalil Mack, Derek Carr, Gabe Jackson, Justin Eliis and T.J Carrie. Mack and Ellis earned a place in the
I watched my grandfather lie peacefully in a mahogany casket as they lowered him slowly into a burial plot. His casket was filled with objects that mattered the most to him: his cowboy boots, hat, a Mexican flag and photos of his grandchildren. He was a man who loved his
In his purple SF State wrestling singlet, Johnny Costa knelt to the mat on one knee to attach his ankle band, but inside he was praying in anticipation of his first match at Massari Arena at Colorado State Pueblo University on Feb. 27. It was a tradition
My childhood dream of playing professionally in the NBA was not motivated by money but rather the need to go out and play the game with which I had fallen in love. That’s what most young athletes want to do when they are still in elementary and junior high school. But when you insert
The SF State wrestling team has had its highs and lows throughout the season, but remain with high momentum as Regionals and Nationals approach.
The team started off their season with two wins against Division I opponent Cal Poly and Simpson University. From those two match
SF State’s Cox Pavilion will host a Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup tournament qualifying match for the Nor-Cal Adult Premier League Jan. 31.
SF City Football Club will face Stanislaus United Academica and looks to become the first team in 17 years to represent the city in the U.S.
The Gators had the most wins in a season since 2005, where they won 10 games. The Gators started the year having their longest unbeaten streak at six games since 1980, only to hit the road and go on a five game losing streak against
I gave up on my plans to attend the University of Oregon in Eugene so I could be close to the pin-up girl of my dreams. My revised strategy to earn my degree locally and then one day secure a writing position with the Sacramento Bee was a tough
After a week off and a strong showing at the Nor Cal Open last month, the SF State wrestling team (1-0) will head to Las Vegas for the 33rd annual Cliff Keen Invitational Dec. 6 and 7.
The invitational will include 40 schools from colleges throughout the
After an impressive win over the Division-I Cal Ploy Mustangs, the SF State wrestling team traveled to Fresno, Calif. to compete in the Roadrunner open and build off of their momentum.
The Gators were one of a few Division-II teams to compete at the open alongside nine Division-I
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="600"] SF State's wrestles Oregon State's Nate Keeve at the California Collegiate Open, which was held in SF State's Main Gymnasium, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014. Reggi won the match 8-3 but wouldn't advance any further due to an injury. Gavin McIntyre/Xpress.[/caption]
Isolated, SF State
[caption id="attachment_60913" align="alignright" width="600"] The Gators celebrate after Sam Merritt, #10 junior, scores the winning goal in overtime against the Hawaii Hilo Vulcans at Cox Stadium at SF State Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. The SF State Gators beat the Hawaii Hilo Vulcans 1-0 in over
SF State men’s soccer team dropped their fifth straight game Friday to No. 8 ranked Cal Poly Pomona 1-0 in double overtime off a goal from Alexander Turkson in minute 104.
The goal was a lapse from the defense that was playing well all game, but
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="373"] SF State Gator forward Cameron DeJong, # 16, volleys the ball out of the air away from advancing Cal State East Bay players, Kellen Crow, #15, and Arthur Ethel, #3, at Cox Stadium on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. Sara Gobets /
I’ve been in an abusive relationship with the Oakland Raiders for 12 years, and the name-calling and the double takes have only gotten worse.
“Get rid of that backpack!”
I put on my leather Raiders hat and I feel like I’m going to get cat-called like a
SF State won its first CCAA game Sunday against Cal State East Bay(CSUEB) in an exciting 3-2 overtime thriller, following a disappointing draw earlier this week against Cal State Stanislaus.
“We were just waiting for that first win today,” Head Coach Matt Barnes said. “We looked
A lot can happen in four years. There are successes, failures, hardships and triumphs, and a pair of SF State men’s soccer seniors have seen them all.
Kevin Johnson and Hayden Roberts are in their fourth and final year in Gator uniforms. The two seniors formed
The SF State women’s volleyball team lost to the Humboldt State University Lumberjacks in four sets last Saturday.
The game started rough for the Gators, with the team playing more as six individuals than as a cohesive unit. They lost the first two sets 25-17 and
The SF State men’s soccer team improved its record Tuesday after taking out the Dominican University of California Penguins 2-1 at Cox Stadium.
The Gators began aggressively by taking shots, controlling the ball and dominating on defense.
After 23 minutes, junior forward Sam Merritt scored a Gator
SF State’s men’s soccer team fought its way to a gritty 1-0 victory over Holy Names University in its season opener at Cox Pavilion today.
The Gators took a step in the right direction after finishing last in its conference with an abysmal 3-14-1 record a
Everywhere Matt Barnes coaches, he gets results. In his two previous head coaching stops, he took non-contending programs to the playoffs in the first seasons he was there.
At his first head coaching job at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, he led the team to its first postseason