Women gathered to share their stories, hardships and life experiences. These women carry stories. Stories of resilience, perseverance and the notion that while women have come so far, the work they have is nowhere near finished.
On Thursday, March 8, a crowd assembled to call for
“No more silence end gun violence,” is just one of the many chants that students and fellow supporters against gun violence were shouting nationwide in an effort to demand better gun control laws.
SF State students this morning staged a walkout in protest to recent gun
The Pop-Up Pantry, SF State’s primary food distribution program operated by Associated Students Inc., celebrated their one year anniversary of providing nearly 300 students with fresh, free groceries each week.
Every Monday in the Student Life Event Center (the Annex), students can come in and
Getting home should be considered mundane and common but for some BART riders, it will soon become dangerous and difficult.
In a few months, the Civic Center BART station will permanently close entrances at Grove, Hyde and Market Streets and the entrance outside Hotel Whitcomb will
A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit on Friday accusing SF State officials of tolerating and encouraging hostility toward Jewish members of the SF State community.
The suit, stemming in part from the disruption of an April 2016 speech by Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, was dismissed on
San Franciscans have always seemed to appreciate noodles. Maybe it’s the mild-cold weather that makes a bowl of noodles cozy or the cheap price point that attracts a crowd. Whatever the reason, noodle-oriented franchises are being noticed, and two new ones are here to stay.
Early this February, the Office of Institutional Research at SF State reported that business administration was the largest undergraduate major in fall 2017. It accounted for 19.3 percent of undergraduate declared majors followed by engineering (5.4 percent) and computer science (4.5 percent).
The California State University
A 27-year-old man was shot multiple times in a drive-by shooting on Felton Street in the Excelsior District early this afternoon.
A local resident heard gunshots at roughly 1:45 p.m. on the 1700 block of Felton Street. According to the Citizen crime-tracker app, San Francisco
Hip-hop dancers from Culture Shock Oakland filled the grand rotunda of City Hall Wednesday night, with lively performances closing the final night of Black History Month in San Francisco.
The Black History Month Cultural Experience event, hosted by Board of Supervisors President London Breed and fellow
Many students working in the “gig” economy struggle during the tax filing season due to lack of knowledge regarding their obligations and deductions.
“Gig” economy jobs include occupations that are not permanent such as Uber, Lyft, Door Dash and other short-term contracts or freelance jobs. Last
SF State students from multiple organizations gathered and walked out in protest in reaction to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids throughout the Bay Area on February 28th.
Students chanted throughout campus and building halls, “Join us, Walk out, share you care. We will
In life, we are often defined by the choices we make.
Sometimes they’re small choices, like what to eat for breakfast or what shoes to put on before leaving the house.
Other times, these choices can be a lot bigger, with life-altering consequences.
For senior Simone Reynolds, a
Along with constant celebrations, such as big family dinners, parades, lighting firecrackers and handing out money in red envelopes during one of the most celebrated times of the year in Chinese culture, men and women dress in their most vibrant Chinese New Year garments to
Affordable sushi on every corner is one of the great hallmarks of big-city living, and San Francisco students know this best. The issue is, with so many options, it can become difficult to weed out which restaurants just suck. And with raw fish, you don’t
SF State’s Department of Disability Programs and Resource Center (DPRC) is currently developing new policies regarding emotional support animals on campus.
When it comes to animals on campus, the University currently only has policies implemented for service animals which are defined as “any dog that is
Between 1942 and 1964 Earnest C. Dillard held multiple different leadership positions as a staff member with the International United Automotive Workers (UAW). In each position, he was the first African American person to hold the position. Seventy years after Dillard began working with the
*Revisions were made to this story on March 2 to correctly attribute Jasmine Sims for quotes regarding Katherine Johnson, and to clarify BE-STEM's collective purpose.
History tends to be written by people with power, and for as long as the United States has existed, people who
The Castro District has been collecting empty storefronts for the past couple of years. Known for its rainbow theme and historic contributions to the Civil Rights Movement, the Castro District has become a bit duller these days, due to the looming presence of empty storefronts
Mission Dolores Park, a cornerstone for residents and popular hang-out spot for tourists, is littered with trash and empty bottles from the day’s recreational activities. The state of the park is a far cry from years past.
Trash left behind at the park is an issue
Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) President Jacqueline Foley detailed her frustration with the mistreatment she and fellow students, staff, faculty and administrators received under SF State President Leslie Wong’s authority in a Statement that was emailed to Wong and his administration last week.
“I have experienced horrific,
Over a quarter of the world’s population is celebrating Lunar New Year today, or what is also called the Spring Festival in many other countries including: Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines.
Thirty-five percent of San Francisco’s total population is made up of people from Asian backgrounds
As part of Black History Month, SF State’s School of Music put on a selection of spiritual concert songs — songs with deep ties to the history of enslavement in the United States.
The songs were from the Tuskegee Institute and Beyond to commemorate famous African
The night was filled with live music and dancing as The Village Project, a non-profit organization based in San Francisco, threw a free concert for the 12th annual Mardi Gras celebration on Feb. 13. People of all ages and backgrounds came together and packed the
Students on campus celebrate Valentine's Day by selling and purchasing gifts.
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When faced with the choice of what to drink at a party, students often feel they only have two options, cheap, watery beer or hard liquor filled with regret. While both appeal to the student’s stretched budget, a third option exists and is often left
A male broke into an SF State female’s apartment while she was inside. After the man broke in he then fled the area.
There were two other females at the resident’s home when the burglary was attempted.
Upon arrival, UPD officers observed that the front door was
Adult use of cannabis is legal in California because of Proposition 64, which means anyone over the age of 21 can now purchase marijuana for recreational use, at a cost. Several taxes, including the 15 percent state tax, which comes along with recreational marijuana, that
A man was reported dead on the first floor of Mary Ward Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 6, at 10:18 p.m.
Nickie Young, a 24-year old San Francisco resident was announced dead at the scene, according to the SF Medical Examiner’s Office.
The exact cause of death is
With the increasing ICE raids in the Bay Area, undocumented immigrants are taking extra precautions as they go through their daily routines. Due to the Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) changes, SF State has taken the initiative through the
Music students are scrambling at the last minute to find available classes with open seats to fulfill their graduation requirements.
The music department sent out an email on Jan. 26 announcing the cancellation of several music courses, including many ensemble classes led by Allen Biggs,
On a peculiarly warm winter day at SF State, when the noon sun was highest in the sky, students flocked to the quad in crowding numbers, filling the area as they rushed to class or took a break to enjoy the day.
The pathways around the
Let’s face it: it’s really hard to hate ice cream. Ice cream is a privilege and remains one of the best joys of being human.
There was this one time I tried to be nice to animals and bought vegan ice cream that was god-awful.
[caption id="attachment_80415" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Simone Reynolds practices her javelin-throwing form at the track field at SF State on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. (Travis Wesley/Golden Gate Xpress)[/caption]
SF State’s women’s track and field team attributes this season’s steady success to hard work and calm minds.
After returning from
Groups like First Peoples, particularly those who identify as Two-Spirit, have long been marginalized and underrepresented in politics and media. But organizations like Bay Area American Indian Two Two-Spirits (BAAITS) seek to fight against this disenfranchisement.
Last Saturday, BAAITS sponsored the seventh annual powwow in
A Hayward police officer opened fire after a male, suspected of stealing a black SUV, rammed into the officer.
The suspect fled on foot, and it is unclear if he was injured. The deputy was left with minor injuries, according to Alameda Sheriff's spokesman Sergeant R.
Many San Francisco residents were frustrated by the Board of Supervisors’ decision last Tuesday when Interim Mayor London Breed, the first African American woman to lead the city, was replaced by white, venture capitalist Mark Farrell.
After hours of emotional and politically charged testimony, Farrell was