21 May 2019

Professor calls UPD on student of color

An SF State professor called University police (UPD) on a Black student after a minor classroom disruption April 11.  Since then he has struggled to complete his coursework and contacting

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21 May 2019

Ethics violations betray department’s integrity

The journalism department at SF State has an ethics problem. In the 2018-19 academic year alone, Xpress editors discovered nine cases of plagiarism and five cases of fabrication from student-reporters.

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21 May 2019

Theft of newspapers an act of censorship

Golden Gate Xpress newspapers were found in a trash can near the empty newspaper stand by Rm. 125 in the Humanities Building on May 15, 2019. (MONSERRATH ARREOLA/Golden Gate Xpress)

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21 May 2019

2035 Master Plan overshadows existing housing needs

INFORMATIONAL MAP BY BRIAN VU/Golden Gate Xpress   Last spring the University announced the Future State Campus Master Plan 2035 in a bid to address a shortage of affordable student

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21 May 2019

Graduation speakers share preparation

Graduation speaker and International Relations major Maria Jose Lozano stands for a portrait wearing a sash with Colombian flag on it at SF State on May 16, 2019. (JAMES CHAN/Golden

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21 May 2019

Latinx studies self-funds graduation ceremony

Graduation speaker and International Relations major Maria Jose Lozano stands for a portrait wearing a sash with Colombian flag on it at SF State on May 16, 2019. (JAMES CHAN/Golden

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21 May 2019

Veteran approaches graduation

Graduating Veteran Thomas Rowland stands outside of the Humanities building on Thursday, May 16. Rowland took classes in this building to earn his degree in International Relations. (TRISTEN ROWEAN/Golden Gate

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21 May 2019

Xpress, extended community mourns loss of former sports editor

Journalism major and former Golden Gate Xpress sports editor Thomas De Alba stands for a graduation portrait in the Class of 2016. (Courtesy of Michael De Alba/ Golden Gate Xpress).

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21 May 2019

Former Gators hope to go pro

Ryne Williams pivots in the post looking to pass in an 86-64 win against Cal State Dominguez Hills on Feb. 2, 2019. (LOLA CHASE/Golden Gate Xpress)   Life after collegiate

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21 May 2019

Soon-to-be alumni ponder graduate school options

With commencement coming next week, graduating SF State students are getting ready to take the next step in their lives. For many that will mean beginning their professional careers and

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21 May 2019

Is a bachelor’s degree enough or only the first step?

ILLUSTRATION BY SAHAR SWALEH/Golden Gate Xpress   Before many have even had a chance to put on their cap and gown, they can see their next degree on the horizon.

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17 May 2019

Southeast Asian New Years 2019

This is the first Southeast Asian New Year celebration hosted by the Farmhouse Thai restaurant.  The event had performances from different cultures of Laos, Thai, Myanmar and Burma. There was

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17 May 2019

Between the 94 Ep. 6

In episode 6 of the Between the 94 podcast, Sam and Mason are joined by co-host and SF State Gators’ center Ryne Williams to discuss the amazing second-round playoff matchups.

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17 May 2019

Between the 94 Ep. 5

On today’s episode of the Between the 94 podcast, Sam and Mason reflect on the first round of the playoffs before diving into the second round matchups. They then finish

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15 May 2019

Controversial story prompts theft of more than 2,000 copies of Golden Gate Xpress

Golden Gate Xpress newspapers were found in a trash can near the empty newspaper stand by Rm. 125 in the Humanities Building on May 15, 2019. (MONSERRATH ARREOLA/Golden Gate Xpress)

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15 May 2019

San Francisco becomes first US city to ban facial recognition surveillance

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed a vote on May 14 banning facial recognition legislation, which supporters say shields the public from having their privacy violated by mass surveillance.

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15 May 2019

Professor shares his passion for baseball at SF State through unique history class

American sports has been used as a social platform for decades, but no other sport has such a rich historical background in this country than baseball. From the civil rights

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14 May 2019

Rap battle ends in brawl

University police are searching for a man seen fleeing the Cesar Chavez Student Center after a brawl broke out in the midst of a rap battle on May 14, leaving

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14 May 2019

Allegations reinforce community divisions

Isis Tiana Dorley, an Africana Studies student who filed a Title IX complaint against McDougal on grounds of alleged harrasment, stands for a portrait in the Humanities building on Monday,

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14 May 2019

Students collect signatures to keep Accessible Technology Commons open

Photo by LOLA CHASE/Golden Gate Xpress   Miwa Ikema sat outside the J. Paul Leonard Library collecting signatures to stop the May 23 removal of the Accessible Technology Commons, a

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14 May 2019

Uber, Lyft drivers seek pay raise, benefits as company goes public

Ann Glatt, a driver for Lyft, leads the protest for better driver wages at Uber Headquarters in San Francisco on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. (CAMILLE COHEN/Special to Golden Gate Xpress)

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14 May 2019

Challenges facing student parents alleviated by child care service

According to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), the number of single mothers in postsecondary education more than doubled between 1999 and 2012— as of 2012, 11 percent of

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14 May 2019

Annual fashion show highlights sustainability through reused textiles

Teizue Nwabuzoh wearing coat made of recycled denim by Chloe Archie at “RUNWAY 2019: Kaleidoscope” SF State”s Apparel Design & Merchandising program’s annual showcase of junior and senior work  on

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14 May 2019

‘Mushroom guru of the West Coast’ inspires students, imparts expertise

Mycology professor Dennis Desjardin discusses mushroom taxonomy with colleague Charly Chahwan, chief scientific officer of SyntheX Labs, in the Harry D. Thiers Herbarium in Hensill Hall on April 19, 2019.

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14 May 2019

Collection provides access to biological history

Director and curator of the Harry D. Thiers Herbarium Dennis Desjardin holds the type specimen for Spongiforma thailandica, one of more than 115,000 plant, fungus and lichen specimens stored in

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13 May 2019

Burger King’s ‘Real Meals’ failed attempt to raise mental health awareness

Burger King kicked off mental health awareness month by releasing their newest promotion for “real meals“ in the attempt to showcase that “its OK to be OK.” The fast food

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11 May 2019

Track star embraces the balancing act of being a student and mom

Photos by LONDON ALEXANDER/Special to Golden Gate Xpress

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11 May 2019

SF State Students at the Cherry Blossom Festival

The Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival celebrated its 52nd year over two weekends in San Francisco’s Japantown neighborhood. In this video, we follow some SF State students who take part

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09 May 2019

Gators drop first game of postseason to Otters

In their opening game of the 2019 California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Baseball Tournament, the SF State Gators (23-20-1) were unable to keep the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters (32-19)

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08 May 2019

The 15th annual Cinco De Mayo Festival in the Mission

On May 4, 2019 Mission Neighborhood Centers held its 15th annual Cinco de Mayo festival, celebrating Latinx culture over a 4-block stretch of Valencia Street. Local vendors sold food and

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08 May 2019

Women’s soccer coach joins UC Davis as new head coach

Now the former SF State women’s soccer head coach, Tracy Hamm will become the UC Davis Aggies head coach for the 2019 season, the UC Davis athletic department announced on

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08 May 2019

CCAA Champs look for a tune up before National Championship

Women’s track and field travels to Turlock, California this Saturday, May 11 to close out the regular season at the Warriors Last Chance Meet. Last week, the Gators won the 2019

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08 May 2019

Anti-abortion organization on campus

The Center for Bio-Ethical Reform otherwise known as AbortionNo came to SF State on April 15 and 16 to send a message to students and faculty that abortion is wrong.

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08 May 2019

Venezuela Protest at the United Nations Plaza

Organizations gathered at the United Nations Plaza to protest against America’s intervention in Venezuela. Speeches from organizations who work from different ethnic communities spoke in solidarity with Venezuela.

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08 May 2019

Men’s track and field make championship appearance after 15-year lull

For the first time since 2004, the SF State men’s track and field were represented in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) championships. In their first season of renewing the

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07 May 2019

No one takes blame for low voter turnout

INFOGRAPHIC BY PAUL EICHENHOLTZ/Golden Gate Xpress    A mere four percent of the student body voted in last month’s student government elections that selected Preyansh Kotecha as the next student

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