***Additional reporting by Travis Wesley***
Black smoke was seen coming out of the chimney of the Russian consulate in San Francisco earlier today, a day after the Trump administration directed the closure of the building after tension between the United States and Russia heightened.
Firefighters were dismissed
The National Weather Service issued an excessive heat warning in the San Francisco Bay Area this Labor Day weekend. Daytime temperatures are expected to reach up to 99 degrees Fahrenheit in San Francisco today according to the NWS
The warning applies to cities from the Santa
The first-ever discussion forum hosted by the new Division of Equity and Community Inclusion (DECI) office turned into an event that focused more on quality than quantity.
About a quarter of the two-tiered circle of chairs in Jack Adams Hall was filled as DECI hosted an
The SF State volleyball team ended their game with a 3-1 win over visiting team Dominican University tonight, matching their win total from the 2016 season.
“I’m not surprised that we played a lot better,” returning player Lauren Williams said. “We have a lot of really
***additional reporting by Brian Neumann***
An SF State Student was charged with battery on a police officer and resisting arrest Tuesday afternoon in connection with this weekend’s events in Berkeley.
Yesania Mendez, 22, attended East County Hall of Justice in Alameda County where six other people were
7 Mile House, with an iconic and historical landmark in Brisbane, California, has seen the gangs, the violence, the sports, the gambling and the generations of jazz musicians for 160 years.
Every Sunday night at 7 Mile House, the band Dog House Jazz Jam rocks the
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***Clarification: A previous version of this article wrote that the University filed a motion with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California dismissing the complaint. The correct phrasing is that the University filed a motion to dismiss the complaint. This article has
** This story was originally printed with information that stated that the new Creative Arts building would include housing and retail. The correct information is that there is a new Creative Arts building and a new housing building separately slated for construction. This change has
The long-awaited grand opening of the Mashouf Wellness Center came to fruition Tuesday, Aug. 29 with a ceremonial ribbon-cutting and a series of distinguished speakers that included benefactor Manny Mashouf and SF State President Les E. Wong.
The Wellness Center, which broke ground in 2015,
***Additional reporting by Ian Williams, Golden Gate Xpress City News Editor***
What many anticipated to turn into a violent clash between right-wingers and their opposition morphed into a day of peaceful gatherings for counter-protesters who had no one to confront on Saturday.
The right-wing group, Patriot Prayer,
***Additional reporting by Ian Williams***
BERKELEY, Calif. -- Thousands gathered at Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park Sunday morning in response to an alt-right rally causing an uproar of violence with counter protesters that left 13 arrested.
Counter-protesters, numbering in the hundreds, seized Civic Center Park
The first of this weekend’s counter-rallies took place last Friday at Civic Center, where around 400 counter-protesters held “#UniteAgainstHate” signs and Mayor Ed Lee, along with a diverse set of speakers, condemned Saturday’s white supremacist rally.
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Violent outbursts marked a tense day of demonstrations today in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park as police grappled with controlling the crowd and keeping the peace.
Counter-protesters jumped over barricades into the park after police abandoned the area in the face of hundreds of
***Additional reporting by Ian Williams, Golden Gate Xpress City News Editor***
The canceled press conference by the right-wing group, Patriot Prayer, turned into a victory rally for counter-protestors today after they showed up in droves.
Patriot Prayer was a no-show at its planned press conference
This weekend’s controversial far-right protests, slated to be held on both ends of the Bay, have been canceled—each citing violence for the sudden change of plans.
The city-stopping “Freedom Rally,” set to take place at San Francisco’s Crissy Field this Saturday, was canceled due to safety
The dean of the College of Ethnic Studies Department (COES) at SF State filed a lawsuit yesterday, suing the University for unlawful discrimination, harassment, retaliation and defamation.
On Wednesday, Aug. 23, Kenneth P. Monteiro, Ph.D., dean of the COES, filed the suit in the San
After a 19-year break, the NFL has planned and relocated the Oakland Raiders as well as two other teams.
In addition to this, the 49ers moved from San Francisco to Santa Clara in 2014 in order to have a more modern stadium while still remaining in
SF State’s on-campus crime rate has increased by 43 percent, according to the latest Annual Security and Fire Safety Report released Aug.11.
The report, which includes data from 2013 to 2015, shows a general decrease in crime apart from the three exceptions responsible for the
After over a year of either anticipation or anger about an upcoming increase in student fees, the SF State Gator Pass is now officially in effect.
The Gator Pass, which doubles as a student ID card and Clipper card, provides free, unlimited rides on Muni buses
The Mashouf Wellness Center opens its doors to SF State’s campus on Wednesday, Aug. 23, and students, faculty and staff are eagerly awaiting its arrival.
The center, available to students, faculty and staff, will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony in the main entrance plaza on Tuesday,
As students and faculty looked toward the sky this morning with every intention of seeing the first solar eclipse of the century, they were met with a different view– or lack thereof.
The department of physics and astronomy gathered in the Quad today from 9
Multimedia package on the experience of adjusting to college after prison
** Ian Williams contributed to this article.
The HSS building was shut down earlier today due to police activity in the wake of a bomb threat, according to Mary Kenny, director of news and new media.
Kenny said in an email that the University had received a
Almost two decades of Division II.
Students at SF State have been questioning why the university’s sports teams don't compete under Division I.
The Gators have been a part of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II for 19 years.
With the men’s basketball team being ranked
The suspect in the killing of an SF State student pleaded not guilty to all counts this morning at the San Mateo County Superior Court in Redwood City.
Frederick Tran is on trial for the slaying of Ariana Hatami, his girlfriend, on the night of Dec. 17,
SF State students continue to face a lack of diversity in science departments despite a recent increase in graduation rates for underrepresented minority students.
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SF State biology students are teaming up with high school students in East Oakland to test the amounts of lead in their community using samples of dust, paint, water and hair.
In a recent Reuters report, nearly 3,000 communities’ nationwide lead samples were double those
After working vigorously hard on not just creating art pieces, but creating a thesis through their metamorphosing art pieces, for the past three years, SF State’s 2017 Masters of Fine Art opened their final art exhibit in the Fine Arts Gallery. The opening reception held
Traffic accidents killed three people in San Francisco between April 28 and May 1. One victim, Meda Hacopian, 77, was killed while crossing Lake Merced Boulevard at Font Boulevard, the same intersection slated for SF State’s Mashouf Wellness Center.
This junction is at the end
In an interview with Xpress, San Francisco State University Interim Provost Jennifer Summit sat down to discuss the CSU Graduation 2025 Initiative. The initiative aims to “raise attention rates, strengthen student learning and improve student experience at all levels,” according to the “Student Success and
After hitting multiple roadblocks when trying to meet graduation requirements, BECA student Tim Blair was finally able to graduate in Winter 2016 – two years after his original expected graduation date.
“I always had issues with classes,” Blair said, noting the time blocks of classes was
The victim of a homicide on Treasure Island Wednesday has been identified as an SF State graduate student.
He was identified by the medical examiner Friday, weeks before accepting his master’s degree, SFGate reported.
Although initially identified as Guo Yuchuan, his professors knew him as Yuchuan
Hundreds of thousands of students, faculty and staff will be put at a disadvantage after Gov. Jerry Brown’s May revision of the state budget for this upcoming year falls short of the California State University system’s request for an additional $325 million in funding.
The SF State men’s soccer team is back to practice in preparation for their upcoming fall season after completing their 2016 regular season with a 9-6-2 overall record, only four points from a playoff berth.
Head coach Javier Ayala-Hil was added to the Gator family
The Chinese for Affirmative Action organization housed a rally at Portsmouth Square Saturday to commemorate the 135th anniversary of the Chinese Exclusion Act and to protest the recent travel ban and anti-immigrant policies.
Approximately 800 people attended the “The Rally for Inclusion,” according to event organizers.
SF State’s Ideas Week drew hundreds of students, faculty and staff who gave their input as to what they want to see in the University’s future developments.
In an effort to create a community-based master plan for the revitalization of its facilities, the University held events