KYLE’s first world tour lands in San Francisco

November 17, 2018 Opinion 0 Comments

Bay Area Super Duper KYLE fans took a trip to the moon during the 25-year-old’s latest world tour “Lightspeed” at The Warfield theater Friday, Nov. 16. The “iSpy” breakout artist kept the stage lit up as the tour name anticipated. From a voice-activated robot that co-hosted the show, to beaming lights that reminded one of ...

College Cooking Podcast (Ep. 2)

November 17, 2018 Multimedia 0 Comments

On this episode, I’ll be talking about Thanksgiving recipes. The holidays are such a fun time to spend with family and friends, and of course cook! Thanksgiving is one of the biggest cooking days of the year. Whether you’re having a Friendsgiving or attending a big family dinner, it’s always fun to bring a dish. ...

Roy Clark, country music star, dead at 85

November 16, 2018 Life 0 Comments

World-renowned country singer, Roy Clark, has died at the age of 85. Clark died of complications from pneumonia, according to his publicist. Clark was known for the show ‘Hee Haw’ where he was the host. Other than his long reign on this 24-year long show, he also helped transform Ozark town of Branson, Mo., into ...

Jewish organizations face off on campus

November 15, 2018 News 0 Comments

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict made its way onto SF State’s campus on Friday, Nov. 10 when a pro-Zionist group that’s been touring university campuses encountered an anti-Zionist group handing out literature. A group called Students Supporting Israel (SSI) set up a table outside the J. Paul Leonard Library on Friday afternoon that was adorned with a ...

College Cooking Podcast (Ep. 1)

November 15, 2018 Latest Multimedia 0 Comments

College Cooking is all about cooking for college students. Cooking can be a challenge for anyone, especially if you have a busy schedule or no experience. I am by no means an expert, but I want to help students have fun with cooking and learn tips and tricks to save money and time. This is ...

Classes canceled due to poor air quality

November 15, 2018 Latest News 0 Comments

SF State students received text messages, calls and emails on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 5:18 p.m with the announcement that school was canceled effective immediately due to smoke from the devastating Camp Fire in Butte County. The city of San Francisco and SF State have been experiencing low air quality and weather conditions since the ...

SF State struggles against No. 6 Alaska Anchorage

November 15, 2018 News Sports 0 Comments

The University of Alaska Anchorage defeated SF State 86-54 in women’s basketball on Sunday, Nov. 11 to close out the 2018 SF State Gator Invitational. The Seawolves came into The Swamp ranked No. 6 in the country. Alaska Anchorage beat Holy Names 92-52 and the Gators lost to Alaska Fairbanks 68-65 on the first day ...

Embracing the grind

November 15, 2018 Latest Sports 0 Comments

As he sat drenched in sweat, junior wrestler Nathan Cervantez continued to stretch after his practice. Covered in layers of clothing, Cervantez capped his practice attire with a good old singlet. Cervantez was cutting weight for the Gators’ meet against Stanford last Saturday. “I try to maintain myself between six to eight pounds over the ...

Voters reject rent control

November 15, 2018 News 0 Comments

Californians overwhelmingly rejected a state ballot measure using the tagline “Because the rent is too damn high!” that would have enabled local governments to impose rent control on their own terms, in the midterm elections. In a bid to offer relief to renters suffering at the hands of the state’s housing crisis, Proposition 10 aimed ...

Gov. Brown lauds community unity in wake of wildfires

November 15, 2018 News 0 Comments

CHICO—California Gov. Jerry Brown announced a six-part executive order to help the hundreds of thousands of people displaced by what is becoming the most destructive and deadly fire season in state history. The executive order, issued today, includes provisions that speed up cleanup of debris, extend the prohibition on price gouging during emergencies, suspend planning ...

Big money in politics is eroding our democracy

November 14, 2018 Latest Opinion 0 Comments

Billionaire Tom Steyer’s Need To Impeach campaign gained traction with the newly invigorated Democratic Party, who won the majority in the House of Representatives in the midterms. Need To Impeach has a list of nine impeachable offenses that President Donald Trump has committed. The Democratic Party now has the ability to do what some Americans ...

Hozier teases new album with ‘Movement’

November 14, 2018 Opinion 0 Comments

Hozier returns with a brand new song titled, “Movement” in support of his upcoming untitled album set to arrive early next year. The accompanying video, released on the same day, features ballet dancer Sergei Polunin. The 28-year-old Irish songwriter has been busy at work since the release of his self titled first album in 2014. ...

Fierce women drove 1968 student strike

November 14, 2018 News 0 Comments

Men dominated the largest ever student strike in American history, but none of it could have happened without the women working 24/7 behind the scenes. That was the consensus among panel speakers at the “Third World Women’s Striker Panel” at SF State on Friday, Nov. 9, part of a two-day commemoration of the 50th anniversary ...

Heroes die too: the complex legacy of Stan Lee

November 14, 2018 Latest Opinion 0 Comments

The man who became the face of Marvel Studios through cameos and outspoken opinions on social justice became a role-model and father figure to innumerable enthusiasts who were unable to voice what they felt, or admired the messages portrayed through the Marvel stories — Stan Lee, has died at the age of 95. Arguably the ...

Town Business Podcast (Ep. 2)

November 14, 2018 Latest Multimedia 0 Comments

Expectations were high going into the 2018 season of the Oakland Raiders. On this episode of Town Business, Brandon Tanguma discusses the abysmal season of the Raiders thus far. After getting blown out by the 49ers, will the Raiders win another game this season. Jon Gruden signed a 10 year $100 million contract and made ...

Unapologetically Me Podcast Ep.1

November 14, 2018 Latest Multimedia 0 Comments

Welcome to Unapologetically Me. A podcast where I, Marissa, talk about the issues, topics and concerns that make me who I am. With topics such as mental health, plastic surgery and more, Unapologetically Me helps not only the creator, but the viewer understand what it is like to be a college student. This podcast was ...

Car Accident on Lake Merced Blvd.

November 12, 2018 News 0 Comments

A man driving a black Prius crashed into a lamp post on Lake Merced Blvd at Font Blvd at 6:32 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 12. “Single car collision with injuries to be determined,” said UPD Officer Kelly who was organizing traffic after assisting the man into an ambulance. “But he’s being transported to a local ...

How California has stacked up a democratic dream team of state officials hell-bent on ending the Trump administration

November 12, 2018 Latest Opinion 0 Comments

After last week’s midterm elections, California has reclaimed and even gained in their position as the strongest blue state in the country. A list of retaining and newly elected officials has given the state a democratic dream team set on their continued political war against the Trump administration. In a record voter turnout for a ...

Fire victims recount devastation in Paradise

November 12, 2018 News 0 Comments

CHICO — The wind-fueled Camp Fire that started near Paradise, California around 7 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 8 has become the most destructive fire in California’s history. On Friday Nov. 9, narrow streets of Paradise were lined with downed power lines, charred-white trees, abandoned vehicles, debris, and orange embers glowing in ashy darkness as dozens of ...

Death toll rises as wildfire spreads in Butte County

November 12, 2018 Latest News 0 Comments

CHICO — The wind-fueled Camp Fire that started near Paradise, California around 7 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 8 has become the most destructive fire in California’s history. By Monday morning, 31 people were confirmed killed in the fire, according to the Independent. Victims were found in their vehicles, others in their home or outside. The fire ...

Gators show up to vote

November 11, 2018 Latest News 0 Comments

Midterm elections have historically been particularly disappointing with regards to young voter turnout. But this year’s midterm turnout is far higher than typical, and SF State University student voters followed along with the trend. Students lined up all afternoon and into the night at the polling place on campus at the Seven Hills Conference Center. ...

Protestors put Trump on notice

November 11, 2018 News 0 Comments

Hundreds of Bay Area activists and politically concerned citizens rallied in front of San Francisco City Hall to proclaim that “Nobody is Above the Law” on Thursday Nov. 8. The residents joined citizens rallying under the same banner in Washington, New York, Boston and elsewhere in the nation to protest President Donald Trump’s appointment of ...

McCovey remembered for selfless love to his team and his city.

November 10, 2018 Sports 0 Comments

A handful of those who knew Willie “Stretch” McCovey shared their stories and admiration on McCovey’s Celebration of Life on Thursday, Nov. 8 at AT&T Park. San Francisco Mayor London Breed, San Francisco Giants President and CEO Larry Baer, the National Baseball Hall of Fame President Jeff Idelson and many family members, former players and ...