Community praises the life of Dawn Mabalon

October 10, 2018 Life 0 Comments

Family, friends, colleagues and mentees gathered in the Annex 1 building of SF State to honor the beautiful life of Dr. Dawn Bohulano Mabalon. The celebration that took place on Oct. 6 highlighted the triumphs of the beloved professor who passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 10. The lively event was accompanied by DJs, speakers, performances ...

SF State celebrates National Coming Out Day

October 10, 2018 News 0 Comments

SF State’s Queer and Trans Resource Center will host festivities in honor of the 30th annual National Coming Out Day from noon to 9 p.m., Oct. 11, at Malcom X Plaza. “We celebrate identity and coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and all that may fit into that little plus sign,” said the Queer and Trans ...

SF State forensics team place No. 4 in debate competition

October 10, 2018 News 0 Comments

The SF State forensics team placed fourth overall in the first speech and debate competition of the season, the annual SF State-hosted Golden Gate Opener. College students from across California and some out-of-state schools congregated in the Humanities Building to perform their speeches and argue their points. There were multiple event categories occurring at the ...

Local comics roar crowd in comedy showcase

October 9, 2018 Latest Life 0 Comments

Students and members of SF State’s comedy community gathered at The Depot on Oct. 3 to listen and laugh at comics who stepped on stage and shared their wit during Comedy Night. The Depot is a hot spot where students can interact with each other, perform and watch performances throughout the year. As performers, students ...

Holocaust Lecture Series Begins with conversation on Hans Asperger and Autism

October 9, 2018 Latest News 0 Comments

The Jewish studies department launched a series of lectures regarding the Holocaust beginning with two by Drs. Edith Sheffer and Herwig Czech on Oct. 4 at McKenna Theatre, moderated by professor Venise Wagner of the journalism department. Both lecturers presented the subject and controversy of autism and Hans Asperger’s association with the Nazi regime during ...

Critics urge BART to improve transit security

October 9, 2018 Latest News 0 Comments

BART officials struggled with their plans to prevent crime through mass surveillance and increased policing during a packed safety meeting in Pittsburg on Sept. 27. Critics say BART’s response to the July murder of Nia Wilson is little more than “security theater.” Concord Mayor Edi E. Birsan urged BART officials to prioritize safety without further ...

Poohrail turns pro

October 9, 2018 Latest Sports 0 Comments

Skateboarding didn’t come easy to San Francisco resident Terrell Newell, but it was something that just clicked with him. Terrell “Poohrail” Newell started skating when he was just 3 years old. He picked up many hobbies during his childhood, but was hooked on skateboarding after the first time he tried it. His love for Winnie ...

SF State film students go to China

October 9, 2018 Latest News 0 Comments

Over the Summer, 18 SF State students travelled abroad to China to film and produce four documentaries in the course of the three weeks The trip was organized by SF State film professor Weimin Zhang and is the only study abroad program offered by SF State that deeply immerses students in a foreign country. “Many ...

Up to Us looks forward to 2018 campaign

October 9, 2018 Latest News 1 Comment

Up to Us, a campus group aiming to help voice student concerns, is in its final stages of becoming a fully recognized on-campus club after almost six years of expanding its campaign and presence at SF State. The cohort-based organization helps bring awareness of the national debt to students and collects pledges to raise their ...

SF State celebrates Banned Books week

October 8, 2018 Life News 0 Comments

Through the power of spoken word and dialogue, students and performers honored challenged literary works and expressed their thoughts and emotions on topics such as femininity, race, gender, sex, power systems and homelessness. The Associated Students’ Richard Oakes Multicultural Center celebrated banned books week on Thursday, Sept. 27 with performances from Hablo Rodriguez-Williams, Nickel River, ...

The Red Light Girl Ep.1

October 5, 2018 Latest Multimedia 0 Comments

The Red Light Girl is an open space for people to express their thoughts about controversial topics without judgment. This podcast is dedicated to untangling all the hidden truths behind our day by day thoughts, actions and questions. EPISODE 1: Technology, beneficial to humanity or a stairway to bankruptcy? Technology has always been a tricky ...

The power of companionship

October 5, 2018 Latest Multimedia 0 Comments

The Power Of Companionship focuses on two couples and a pair of friends talking about the positive aspects of their relationships with each other. The piece is about the way intimacy improves our lives. In a world of conflict, anger, hostility and breaking news, we turn to the friendships and relationships we have with those ...

House of horrors, a Craigslist nightmare

October 4, 2018 Opinion 0 Comments

Looking for a place to live in San Francisco is a never-ending challenge for students, young professionals, families or anyone making under six figures. The websites are endless when looking for a room to rent, but Craigslist is always a go-to for most people and one of the original rental sites. It’s a known fact ...

SF State alumnae nominated for 2018 National Book Award

October 4, 2018 Latest Life 0 Comments

SF State alumnae, poet Rae Armantrout and writer Rebecca Solnit, are among six Bay Area authors nominated for the 2018 National Book Award, according to KQED. The National Book Foundation released its longlist of nominees last month, which included four other Californian authors with Bay Area connections. The awards covered five different categories: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, ...

SF State student reacts to South Carolina shooting

October 3, 2018 Latest News 0 Comments

A shooting in Florence, South Carolina today has left seven officers wounded, and one dead, CNN reported. Authorities said the shooting took place in an upscale neighborhood in the western part of Florence named Vintage Place at around 2 p.m. and ended around 3 p.m. The suspect is a male, but his identity is unknown at ...

Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation a step closer to erosion of US

October 3, 2018 Opinion 0 Comments

Trump-ism has spread from the executive branch to the GOP and now threatens the legitimacy of the Supreme Court. Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination has been delayed pending an FBI investigation into sexual accusations made against him by three women. The GOP should not confirm him until these accusations against him have been resolved. This Trump-style phenomenon ...

Gators men’s soccer cruises by Cal State Dominguez Hills 3-0

October 2, 2018 Sports 0 Comments

After having scoring troubles for the last four games, the Gators clicked offensively and defensively during their 3-0 Sunday win over the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros at Cox Stadium. The Gators brought a complete effort to a nationally televised game defined by SF State’s offensive pressure and CSUDH’s critical offensive mistake. “When you do ...

Kavanaugh case prompts emotional survivor stories on social media

October 2, 2018 Life 0 Comments

As the scandal of embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh unfolds in front of the public eye, with his defense team consisting of a misogynistic president infamously known to be a womanizer and perpetrator of sexual assault, victims around the world are reliving the trauma of sexual assault with Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s emotional testimony. ...

Women’s soccer narrowly defeats Cal State Dominguez Hills

October 2, 2018 Sports 0 Comments

The SF State women’s soccer team narrowly defeated the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros 1-0 on Sunday, Sept. 30. Sophomore goalie Nicki Rucki (00) saved seven shots on goal and was named the California Collegiate Athletic Association women’s soccer player of the week for Sept. 17-23. This is Rucki’s fourth shutout in six games. “Nicki ...