16 Dec 2014

Tattoos do not have to dictate connotations in workplace

“Now no one is going to hire you!” is what I hear from my parents every time I tell them about the new ink I get. I am sure that

10 Dec 2014

Mushrooms and other fungi featured at 45th annual Fungus Fair

       While California’s drought has dried up vegetation throughout the state, rain arrived just in time to support new mushroom growth during the Fungus Fair Dec. 6 and

09 Dec 2014

Immigration reform gives hope to the future for immigrants and families

President Barack Obama’s action on immigration completely changed the lives of millions of undocumented immigrants living and working in the U.S. for the better. The president’s immigration reform proves our country’s dedication to freedom

18 Nov 2014

SF Green Festival makes its rounds to educate community on living green

Green Festivals have been educating communities all over America for about 13 years now, providing healthier alternatives for living economically, socially and all-around environmentally. Thousands of people attended Green Festivals

04 Nov 2014

Prop. E raises money and awareness

It is November and San Francisco has finally approached the ongoing debate over the soda tax and the health impacts of sugar consumption. Yes, many people arguing against the soda

03 Nov 2014

Prop E raises money and awareness of diabetes in our society

It is November and San Francisco has finally approached the ongoing debate over the soda tax and the health impacts of sugar consumption. Yes, many people arguing against the soda

21 Oct 2014

Stop using feminism for your personal benefit

Feminism is for everyone, but both women and men continue to misconstrue the true meaning of feminism and what it really stands for. A Nigerian writer once defined a feminist

Nick Moore, 26, watches a film at the first Food Awareness Month meeting at SF State in HSS 306 Monday, Oct. 6, 2014.
07 Oct 2014

Inorganic foods lead the discussion during Food Awareness Month’s first event

Most people don’t think twice about picking up their local groceries from the supermarket. But where does that food come from? Every piece of food has a story behind it,

Sf State alumnus and co-founder of Señor SiSig Evan Kidera takes a break from his busy day to pose for a photo in front of his truck at the Soma Street Food Park Friday afternoon, Oct. 3, 2014.
05 Oct 2014

Senor Sisig food truck made alum’s dream of fusion cuisine a reality

After graduating from SF State and working in management for eight years, Evan Kidera realized that he needed to make a change in his life, specifically, a change in career

28 Sep 2014

Food Awareness Month kicks off to get students thinking differently about what they eat

Humans think about it constantly, always want more of it and can name our favorite kinds off the top of their heads. Some students may think they know everything about

23 Sep 2014

Eat Real Festival feeds the hungry and educates the curious

As a mixture of barbecue and sugary sweets wafted through the Oakland air in Jack London Square, Bay Area locals perused tons of food venders, Do-It-Yourself workshops and educational conventions

09 Sep 2014

BART Watch app has no chance against truly dangerous criminals

After the newest Bay Area crime reporting app was labeled the “Instagram of Bad Behavior” by SF Weekly due to acting as somewhat of a snitching tool, BART Watch is

06 Sep 2014

Campus eateries donate leftovers to fight hunger in San Francisco

Cooking class just ended at Tante Marie’s Cooking School in the North Beach district of San Francisco and wedding cakes were on the agenda. The owner of the culinary school,

19 May 2014

Don’t go dancing this summer, go Redisco!

Packed bars and VIP table service at bougie nightclubs consume urban nightlife nowadays.  If any young person in San Francisco is asked what their Thirsty Thursday night plans consist of,

18 May 2014

SF State’s second annual Lavender Graduation celebrates the accomplishments of the LGBTQQIA on campus

When most people imagine lavender, they imagine a flower, or a purplish hue. But for many queer graduates at SF State, lavender represents something more personal: an accomplishment. Forty-nine graduating

13 May 2014

Isaiah Hurtado and Tiana Wills named SF State’s Athletes of the Year

As the end of the semester approaches, tension is high as everyone is cramming for finals and submitting last projects.  And aside from that usual regime, the SF State Gator

07 May 2014

Eating organic is delicious, but not necessarily more nutritious

When food is labeled organic, it refers to the process of how farmers grow and process agricultural products. Whether they are fruits, vegetables, meats, grains or dairy products, the organic

21 Apr 2014

Confessions of an online serial dater: The Babyhand

Dating via the web is probably one of the shallowest forms of “human interaction” we can partake in.  There is really no way of truly knowing what we are getting

20 Apr 2014

Baseball earns a split score in Saturday doubleheader

Friday April 18, the baseball team went into the second game of the doubleheader with the weight of a 17-3 loss against No. 18 UC San Diego. However, the Gators

14 Apr 2014

Softball ends series with dramatic extra inning win

After a lengthy 13 innings and an incredible shot down center field by Selina Rodriguez, the Gator softball team earned themselves a split with No. 15 UC San Diego winning

11 Apr 2014

Confessions of an online serial dater: It begins again

I initially joined the online dating community in hopes of meeting new people around the city — people other than my peers at SF State. As the majority of you

11 Apr 2014

After previously finishing last, SF State’s cheerleaders score second at nationals

With a subpar performance history in this particular event, the SF State cheer team was appreciative to just attend the United Spirit Association Collegiate Nationals competition in Anaheim, Calif. this

01 Apr 2014

Gator wrestling closes the season with a national ranking

 After three team members placed in the top of their brackets at Regionals, the SF State wrestling team proved that they had what it takes to compete at the national

20 Mar 2014

Sorry, but it’s B.Y.O.B. — bring your own water bottle, that is

Imagine you just spent the last three hours engulfed in a massive group of ecstatic people at a concert. It’s probably a good idea to hydrate; especially after the immense

01 Mar 2014

Cal State Monterey Bay defeats women’s basketball team in final regular season game

SF State’s Angela Van Sickel (3) wrestles Cal State Monterey Bay’s Angelique Bailey (33) for the ball during a home game against the Otters Saturday, March 1. The Gators won

28 Feb 2014

Women’s basketball suffers unfortunate loss to Cal State East Bay

[set_id=72157641680411695] UPDATE:Amid offensive struggles SF State’s women’s basketball team couldn’t keep up with the Cal State East Bay Pioneers, resulting in a 58-50 loss in their second-to-last game of the

25 Feb 2014

Gator wrestlers eye chances at national championship

With the disappointment of both Dylan Phillipy and Isaiah Hurtado missing the national championships last year, the Gators wrestling team approaches the NCAA Division II Super Region Championships this year

18 Feb 2014

Gators defeat No. 14 ranked team in the nation

[set_id=72157641071222705] A career game from the Gators’ senior guard Jennifer Le led SF State to a dominant 15-point victory over Cal Poly Pomona Saturday. The Broncos entered the game as

15 Feb 2014

Women’s basketball suffers surprising loss to CSULA

[set_id=72157640812175575] After a large victory against Cal State Los Angeles Jan. 3, SF State’s women’s basketball team suffered a surprising loss 67-55 during last weekend’s game. The Gators couldn’t make

04 Feb 2014

Women’s basketball stands one slot away from CCAA conference playoffs

A strong first half of the season has the SF Gators poised for a successful finish; the women’s basketball team currently stands at 11-9 overall and 7-7 in the CCAA. The