02 Nov 2017

BECA student Gaby Sanchez honored in vigil – family concerned about respecting Dia de los Muertos traditions

After months of her family trying to host a vigil on SF State’s campus, a Dia de los Muertos celebration of life will be held on Friday, Nov. 3 in

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30 Oct 2017

Bartenders unite for Puerto Rico

The San Francisco United States Bartender’s guild held a fundraising event stocked with colorful drinks and fancy finger food to provide Puerto Rico with support on Sunday, a little over

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29 Oct 2017

City Hall hosts annual Ghost Walk

It’s easy to hear a story of a murder. It gets a little harder to swallow when you find out you’re standing on the location of the murder. Sometimes the

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27 Oct 2017

Somalia blast felt as far as SF state

The capital of Somalia, Mogadishu, was the target of a terrorist bomb strike on Oct. 14, when a truck packed with several hundred kilograms of military-grade and homemade explosives killed

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24 Oct 2017

Newly renovated Jewish summer camp reduced to ash

Following the North Bay Fires, in an amazingly eerie moment of realization, a press photographer discovered that the wooden Star of David perched on a hill overlooking Camp Newman remained

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17 Oct 2017

Gun debate once again in deadlock

*They, Them, Their are used as preferred gender identification* Travis Anthony always had three weapons with them at all times in Afghanistan and Iraq. A former forward observer for the

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17 Oct 2017

Students return to fire country

Yorleny Cristobal remembers the exact moment she learned her hometown was engulfed in flames last week. The criminal justice studies major was back home in Santa Rosa visiting family for

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17 Oct 2017

Marin County fires prompt Highway 101 closure and evacuations

Fires continue to pop up in the North Bay. Brush fires in the hills around Sausalito on Tuesday afternoon prompted the closure of southbound Highway 101 off of Rodeo Avenue

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17 Oct 2017

New fire ignites in the Santa Cruz County

A Santa Cruz County fire has forced multiple evacuations, burned four structure and injured five people. According to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Prevention (CALFire), the fire broke

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15 Oct 2017

Work far from over in Wine Country

Weekend winds spread embers from the fires in Northern California and ignited new blazes, forcing mandatory evacuations of about 400 more homes on the edge of Sonoma. The Northern California

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14 Oct 2017

Santa Rosa strong

The sun is red. The earth, white. There is no sky. Just across the highway, life appears to continue. Santa Rosa, despite being one of the most severely impacted cities

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10 Oct 2017

Vigil held for those affected by new travel ban

A #NoMuslimBan vigil was held on Monday at Civic Center Plaza, a day before the Trump administration planned to announce their third iteration of the travel ban. The event was

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09 Oct 2017

Tubbs Fire leaves hundreds without homes

The Tubbs Fire consumed 25,000 to 30,000 acres of Santa Rosa land, forcing many people to evacuate their residences, according to a tweet from the Santa Rosa Fire Department. The

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09 Oct 2017

Atlas Fire rages in Sonoma County

A previous version of this article stated that two sources–– Kyle Guerrero and Michael Gies–– both said that they were helping put out the fire “simply because they liked to put

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09 Oct 2017

SF State alumna survives Las Vegas shooting

Last Monday morning, America woke to the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history after a gunman opened fire on the estimated 22,000 people attending a country music festival in

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09 Oct 2017

Multiple fires rip through California wine country

Update 4:50 p.m. The number of fire-related fatalities has grown to 10, officials say. As communities are destroyed by fire aggravated by strong winds and pervasive drought, fire departments have

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05 Oct 2017

SF State alumnus pedals over language barriers

As Santia Herrera strolled past the dim sum spot near Mission and Persia streets Sunday, her four-year-old daughter rode a pink bike. It was 70 degrees, and a perfect day

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04 Oct 2017

Berkeley’s “Free Speech Week” fades out in screaming matches

The anticipated pinnacle of the canceled “Free Speech Week” at UC Berkeley ended in a small show of right and left wing supporters clamoring to drown out each other’s voices

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04 Oct 2017

DACA recipients welcomed in workshop at Mission High School

At Mission High School on Saturday, volunteers and government officials came together to create a workshop for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) renewals in response to the Trump administration’s

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27 Sep 2017

Bernie Sanders announces plan for a tuition-free SF State

***additional reporting by Aria Brock*** Bernie Sanders is working to make California State Universities tuition-free, just like San Francisco City College, the first in the state to do so. Finding

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23 Sep 2017

Bernie Sanders speaks at Medicare rally, nurses show support

Bernie Sanders received immense support from the crowd as he spoke at this year’s California Nurses Convention to discuss the Medicare For All Act at Yerba Buena Gardens. Doctors, nurses,

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22 Sep 2017

Early morning fire breaks out at Parkmerced high-rise apartments

A high-rise in Parkmerced had to be evacuated early this morning after a fire broke out, hospitalizing two people. San Francisco firefighters responded to the call at 125 Cambon Drive

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20 Sep 2017

Trump administration sides with cake maker in upcoming Supreme Court case

It was supposed to be one of the typical errands to run before a wedding — buy the wedding cake. Now, five years later, the idea of such a wedding

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20 Sep 2017

Earthquake in Mexico leaves hundreds dead

On Sept. 19, an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.1 shook the community of Mexico City and caused over 200 deaths, according to Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto’s press address.

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20 Sep 2017

New housing rare, no-fault evictions common near SF State

Finding a place to live near SF State is as tough as the 49ers finding a win – it’s rough out there. It’s time consuming, awkward and stressful. Craigslist is hit or

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20 Sep 2017

A bittersweet Mexican Independence Day

For the purpose of this article, the term Mexican-American is used to refer to a person of Mexican heritage who is living in the U.S. regardless of citizenship status. The

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15 Sep 2017

Shapiro’s Berkeley speech void of pepper spray

Riot gear equipped officers from three different departments encircled a portion of UC Berkeley’s campus Thursday night as security for Ben Shapiro’s 7 p.m. speaking engagement. Shapiro is a right wing

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07 Sep 2017

Local artists swap works at annual art gathering

As a record-breaking heatwave blitzed San Francisco over Labor Day weekend, more than 400 “zinesters” filled the non-air conditioned County Fair Building in Golden Gate Park for a Sunday zine

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07 Sep 2017

SF State student recites poem at DACA rally

“Everybody wants to be hood, see hood, live hood, rep hood, but still call the hood babies hoodrats as they feel distasteful at the thought of an alley with a

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06 Sep 2017

Protection ends for Dreamers

***Additional reporting by Savannah Assi and Gabriela Cazares-Lopez*** The Trump Administration announced yesterday morning that it will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which granted recipients protection

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05 Sep 2017

Trump Administration formally announces to end DACA program

The Trump Administration announced this morning that it will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which granted protection from deportation and gave work permits to undocumented immigrants

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03 Sep 2017

President Trump to end DACA program

President Trump has decided to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, with a six-month delay, Politico reported. The Obama-era program grants work permits to undocumented immigrants who

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01 Sep 2017

Smoke seen billowing out of Russian consulate’s chimney in San Francisco

***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

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01 Sep 2017

Heat wave causes California electricity managers to expect largest power demand in history

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

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30 Aug 2017

SF State student charged with battery on officer at Berkeley rally

***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.

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29 Aug 2017

San Francisco comes together for a day of peaceful counter-protests

***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

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