For people living in the United States, obtaining birth control can be a complex and expensive process. A new San-Francisco-based app called Nurx launched last December and is offering a solution to getting birth control on time and at an affordable price.
Founded by Hans Gangeskar and
SF State students from Movimiento Estudantil Chicano de Aztlán and the Black and Brown Liberation Coalition met at the Phillip Burton Federal Building Tuesday morning for the "Amor por Alex" rally.
Alex Nieto, a former City College of San Francisco student and community activist, was shot and killed by four San
The dance department welcomed a new dance studio Wednesday with an invite-only ribbon cutting ceremony.
"I couldn't be happier (about the new studio)," department Chair Todd Roehrman said. "It's a wonderful celebration of a space that's long overdue, it's not only a studio for dance classes,
The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a measure raising the legal age to purchase tobacco products within San Francisco from 18 to 21 years old.
The ordinance is scheduled to go into effect on June 1. Tobacco sellers would be given a one-year grace period during
The University Police Department and Parking and Transportation have created a new policy after the California Highway Patrol recently conducted routine inspections on several of the campus shuttle buses provided by Transmetro. This is one of the many safety concerns being worked on among several recent security flaws throughout San Francisco.
As students meet to organize against potential spending cuts at the College of Ethnic Studies, SF State officials are cautioning that the issue is more multi-faceted than it appears.
“What’s been happening is the College of Ethnic Studies has been spending more than its budget allocation,
Nearly 100 students and allies of the College of Ethnic Studies met Tuesday in order to further strategize a direct plan of action in response to President Leslie E. Wong's statement regarding the list of student demands that were presented to him last week.
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SF State added a new wireless system to campus Monday that will work alongside the existing Wi-Fi to allow guests from participating schools to easily access the Internet for free.
The system, eduroam, boosts access to the Internet throughout campus and works on other participating campuses to ensure an easy connection for both
Grueling matches and back-breaking military training are two things rugby captain Zeth Tutupoly knows very well.
Tutupoly, 23, is not only a student and a captain of the rugby club, he is an active member of the United States Marine Corps Reserve. The senior has spent
Faculty and students came toe-to-toe with Chancellor Timothy White at Cal State East Bay to express their frustration as part of a contentious listening tour forum Monday afternoon.
White’s listening tour, during which he visits all 23 CSU campuses throughout the state to listen to each
President Leslie E. Wong responded to the list of demands from students and faculty of the College of Ethnic Studies Monday as promised in last Thursday’s meeting. In his statement, which he sent out via email to Ethnic Studies faculty and students and posted on his
The SF State baseball team had its five-game winning streak snapped Sunday, as they fell to the Cal Poly Pomona Broncos, 7-4 The loss was the continuation of game two of Saturday’s doubleheader.
The two teams then played another game, the final match-up of the series,
The SF State women’s track and field team rewrote the University record book during the 2016 Johnny Mathis Invitational at Cox Stadium Saturday, Feb. 27.
First, sophomore and civil engineering major Adriana Calva decimated the first-place all-time Gator record in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase.
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The SF State baseball team notched their fifth straight victory Saturday, stunning the No. 25 ranked Cal Poly Pomona Broncos 5-4 in extra innings. Game two of the scheduled double header was cut short due to daylight, but the Gators took game one in dramatic
Students clad in black and red hurried around the halls of the Ethnic Studies and Psychology Building early Thursday morning with flyers still warm from the printer, as they rushed to post them across campus and spread word to the student body about a meeting
In a meeting with President Leslie E. Wong Thursday morning, students, faculty and members of the campus community gathered to list their demands in response to news of potential spending cuts to the College of Ethnic Studies.
Nikko Martinez, the president of the Ethnic Studies Student
The General Union of Palestine Students came together at Malcolm X Plaza Tuesday afternoon in a demonstration of solidarity with Palestinian journalist Mohammed Al-Qeeq, who is being imprisoned without charges by the Israeli government and is currently on a hunger strike.
Rabab Abdulhadi, associate professor of
Capital Planning, Design and Construction met Tuesday, Feb. 22 in Jack Adams Hall with the campus community to discuss the sustainability features of the new Mashouf Wellness Center.
The $85.6 million Mashouf Wellness Center will include cutting-edge water and energy efficiency, and plans to obtain a
Graduate and undergraduate students in the College of Ethnic Studies met Tuesday to discuss and finalize their demands in the face of financial difficulty for the college.
Students and faculty learned last week that the College of Ethnic Studies is facing financial difficulty and may face
The SF State baseball team secured their fourth straight victory Tuesday, defeating the Sonoma State Seawolves 6-1. The victory improved the Gators’ record to 6-4 on the season.
The score suggests Tuesday’s game was a blowout, but the game was tight for much of its duration.
Filtered water bottle filling stations and drinking fountains will soon replace five standard water fountains on campus.
The Office of Sustainability and President Leslie E. Wong initiated this project, which was supported by students and staff in large numbers after protestors filled the pouring rights open forum last semester.
SF State’s forensics team snagged a victory this weekend, taking first place in the District Qualifier and Pacific Championship at the University of Southern California.
The tournament, held Sunday, Feb. 21 and Monday, Feb. 22, consisted of five match-ups against Stanford University, USC, Fresno
After 10 years in minor league baseball, nine of which he played in the San Francisco Giants’ minor league system, new SF State assistant baseball coach Tyler LaTorre is thrilled to begin a career in coaching.
Just last March, LaTorre signed a one-year contract with the
The SF State softball team fell short after losing a doubleheader series against Cal State San Bernardino.
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In what would be four seniors’ last game at The Swamp on senior night, the SF State women’s basketball team came up just short of an epic comeback against the Sonoma State Seawolves.
The Gators lost 50-44, in large part due to a sluggish first half
Nothing less than a triple overtime gauntlet victory would have done justice to the SF State men’s basketball team on senior night.
The Gators defeated the Sonoma State Seawolves 80-76, clinching a playoff berth in the California Collegiate Athletic Association tournament.
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The SF State baseball team defeated the Academy of Art Urban knights 5-1 Saturday at Maloney Field.
It was virtually mistake-free baseball, and a dominant performance by starting pitcher Matt Hernandez, that improved the Gators’ record to 4-4 on the season.
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Faculty in the College of Ethnic Studies were informed in a meeting this morning about upcoming budget cuts that would drastically reduce the amount of classes available to students for the upcoming fall semester.
Shannon Deloso, the Ethnic Studies representative for Associated Students, Inc., attended this
The Swamp erupted with cheers from the SF State faithful Wednesday night as the SF State women’s basketball team crushed the UC Santa Cruz Banana Slugs 75-52 for their fourth straight win.
“I thought we played like a team, maybe more than we have all year,” Gator’s
A sea of people, decked out in orange and black, wraps around AT&T Park, patiently waiting in a seemingly never-ending line into the ballpark. Inside is the same herd of orange and black, not only in the stands, but swarming across the field. Fans are excitedly running around,
The developers of SF State Mobile, the college's first-ever mobile app, are seeking feedback from students to determine which features should be included in the platform's second iteration. A lack of advertisement of version one, however, has stymied students' exposure to the app and left the developers
An email to the student body Monday morning announced that the 2016 Housing License Agreement has added hoverboards to the list of wheeled items that are banned on campus.
"Safety is dependent on our commitment to each other," said President Leslie E. Wong at a safety meeting Thursday, Feb. 11.
President Leslie E. Wong has banned hoverboards at SF State effective immediately.
In a meeting last Thursday, Wong said safety is his top priority and that banning hoverboards will help ensure students' safety.
Philippe Cumia, director of student housing and conference programs, sent an email
SF State’s softball team opened the 2016 season at home, winning a double-header series against Northwest Nazarene University Crusaders.
Junior pitcher Megan Clark and a strong defense led the Gators to win the first game 4-0. A fourth-inning rally spurred the Gators to finish off the
A Muni train carrying six passengers derailed Friday morning on 19th Avenue near SF State, leading to a temporary shutdown of the station.
“No one was injured in the M train derailment at the Muni stop at 19th and Holloway avenues,” said San Francisco Municipal Transportation
The SF State women’s basketball team reigned victorious in an overtime thriller Thursday, defeating the Cal State San Marcos Cougars 50-48. The Gators recorded their third straight win, but it did not come easy.
The first few minutes of the game were controlled by the Gators,