The Super Bowl came and went this weekend and for the eighth time in the last 17 years, the New England Patriots were involved. The Patriots sustained success that has never been seen in NFL history.
The word ‘dynasty’ is defined as a powerful group or
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.
"Snotgirl” is a funny, yet bold comic that highlights adolescence and sparks a new carefree attitude in comic book writing.
Written by Bryan Lee O’Malley, the author of the cult favorite, “Scott Pilgrim vs. The World,” attracts its readers with its vivid colors, anime-like drawings and
As actor Tiffany Haddish reads the list of nominees for Best Director for the 2018 Academy Awards out loud, I can’t help but think ‘Maybe this year will be the last year of white male domination for this award.” I was right. This will be
In 2015, Barack Obama tweaked a travel ban, kicking the door open for U.S. citizens to visit Cuba for the first time since the Cold War.
He didn’t outright legalize tourism, but he essentially gave U.S. citizens the go-ahead to travel. The U.S. Embassy in Cuba
I always wondered if Dr. Dre was a philosopher when I was younger but now I finally understand what the Doc meant when he said, “This is dedicated to the n****z that was down from day one,” in the opening line of the intro on
With just the right amount of angst and passion, Eminem’s Untouchable details the two sides of racial injustice.
The first two verses of the song confront the criminalization of the African-American culture, a practice that was once widely accepted and though it has been reduced,
It hits you right in the gut and before you know it the truth of what really happened is a figment of your imagination. You begin to question your loyalty, faithfulness and dedication to this person and realize you might just know someone like this
Corporations and rich families came out victorious after Senate Republicans passed one of the most significant tax bills in decades on Saturday, Dec. 2. Buried in nearly 480 pages of convoluted, borderline illegible legislation is one major detail that has been skimmed over, which is
You walk into a store where everything is in front of you: the prices, the sizes, the same dress in every color. You get exactly what you want –– but the next morning, the person next to you is wearing the exact same thing. This
When Lucasfilm released the latest trailer for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” the internet roared in approval. Surely, the second installment of the new trilogy, which hints at taking a step to the darkside — as did “The Empire Strikes Back” 37-years ago — is
From the legalization of same sex marriage to the inception of all-gender public restrooms, this nation has made some remarkable progress when it comes to accepting and supporting LGBTQ+ individuals as members of society.
However, it’s undeniable that Donald Trump’s anti-LGBTQ+ rhetoric, from his campaign to
Throughout my 17 consecutive years of education, I’ve gained both a passion for learning and huge distaste for the American education system.
One of the many problems in this system I’ve encountered is the fact that I was lied to when it came to the
Indigenous history in the mainstream American educational system is, at best, revisionist and at worst, a dismissive attempt to cleanse the white American palate of the genocide propagated by our ancestors.
What most Americans understand as Thanksgiving is recorded as a harvest celebration in 1621
Every week for the past months, I have thrown out at least five bags of kale mixes that I had forgotten about. I felt guilty each time, because not only was I wasting food, but money as well.
Food waste goes beyond just moral or
When I read the statement the founder of The Vans Warped Tour published, a piece of my teenage heart died.
“With many mixed feelings, I am here to announce that the last full cross country run of The Vans Warped Tour will take place in 2018,”
I attended my first concert in 2011, and I’ve been hooked ever since.
It was a Big Sean show at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco during his “I Am Finally Famous” tour. “Finally Famous” was my favorite album at the time, and hearing Sean make
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In the living room of San Francisco State baseball coach Tony Schifano, something bigger than any game is happening with a group of athletes from Gator athletics.
Each week, these athletes meet as the Fellowship of Christian Athletes club, or FCA. Since its founding in 1954,
I hate cell phones. Always have and always will. Unfortunately, like many of my peers, my day-to-day life requires one at all times. My major requires me to stay in touch with sources, my academic life requires communication with professors and, being in a long
For the first time in team history, three women’s cross country athletes were named all-conference after finishing in the top 15 in the CCAA Championship race on Friday, Sept. 22.
[caption id="attachment_79690" align="alignleft" width="371"] Magali Arsiniega, 22, (left) Adriana Calva, 21, (center) and Camille Hansen, 22,
Last Friday, all four mayoral appointees in the Police Commission voted yes on the approval for the San Francisco Police Department to use conducted electrical weapons, or tasers, in San Francisco. This underhanded decision was done despite the overwhelming disapproval for the opposition.
The myth of
I never imagined myself in a long distance relationship.
I’ve been in two LDRs: one that fell apart and one that stands strong to this day.
Distance is something that shouldn’t be a factor when it comes to someone that you love and care for. Even with
Imagine this: You’re a freshman at your first college party, you’re having your first drink, and, all of a sudden, someone at the party passes out. What’s your initial reaction? Do you call the police? Do you just wait it out and hope that, as
I once protected hip hop’s values –– I was the one championing supreme lyricism. My favorite rapper is Lupe Fiasco, so if anyone wasn’t in that same wordplay stratosphere, I immediately called them trash. If I could decipher an artist’s lyrics in under two listens,
As I stare blankly at the pictures and videos of people running across my computer and tv screens, I start to wonder–– have I become desensitized to this? But more importantly, has the whole country?
The constant sound of gunshots has become the new norm.
Rape is not always a violent, savage held-at-knifepoint type of occurrence. It doesn’t always happen by strangers who grab women from behind and drag them off into a back alley. It’s done by people you know, people you like and people you see every day.
On Friday, Oct. 6, the Trump administration rolled back an Obama-era rule that required employers to provide their employees with birth control coverage without co-payments.
This was just another stepping stone to Trump’s personal vendetta to further diminish women’s rights, confirming just how deeply that
35 years after its original, the Blade Runner sequel has become a reality for many film fans, and, fortunately, the director and his crew will be remembered and studied for their filmmaking mastery.
Quebec native Denis Villeneuve comes back to the big screen after his Oscar-nominated
Heritage is important. It is essential that we celebrate it, but we must never forget that as citizens living and working in this country we are Americans first.
I am an American, hyphen free. You should call yourself one, too. In a time of vicious
I grew up as a very proud Mexican, extremely prideful of ‘mi raza’ and their fight to survive.
My definition of Hispanics are hard-working, family-oriented individuals who are rich in culture-- but we have been a never-ending target of slurs within society. After realizing the
The use of the terms Hispanic, Latina and Latino are becoming altered in today’s society because of their historical meanings and new gender identifications.
Hispanic is a term that refers to people with origins in Spanish-speaking countries. Besides Spain and Mexico, there are 18 other countries
In director Doug Liman's new film, a pilot, played by Tom Cruise, takes the audience on a larger-than-life CIA operation that turns into one of the best made and most fun films of the year, even if there are more than a few discrepancies with
As a ‘90s kid, I grew up watching the Walt Disney channel.
My favorite show, which was set in San Francisco, was “That’s So Raven.”
It resonated with me because she was one of the few actresses on my favorite network that looked like me.
After a good two years since the original, the new "Kingsman" sequel hits the big screen, but shooting too close to the sun causes its ambitious ideas to be burned along the ride.
"Kingsman: The Golden Circle" is the latest film in the franchise filled with
For Eden Yohannes, coming to SF State from Petaluma can cost up to $26 a day.
She and other students from the North Bay often commute because they cannot afford to live in San Francisco and have opted to live with their families outside the
Acclaimed director Darren Aronofsky presented this weekend what was, perhaps, his most experimental film, and it is one of the most menacing and cringe-worthy movies of the last decade – a compliment to the director's way of filming.
Aronofsky's "mother!" has the pleasure of being different