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#FundTheDream rally at the State Capitol

April 4, 2018 Multimedia News

Story by: Jacqueline Pinedo and Marisol Cabrera The California Faculty Association (CFA), along with student and faculty members from all 23 California State Universities, held a rally on Wednesday April 4, calling attention to Gov. Jerry Brown and legislatures in Sacramento regarding issues relating to the decline in CSU funding, tuition increases, food insecurity, deportation and ...

Milk to be remembered at SFO

April 4, 2018 News

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has voted to rename SFO Terminal 1 in Harvey Milk’s name. Milk was the first openly gay elected official to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors until his assassination by then Supervisor Dan White in 1978. “He was more than just an LGBTQ activist — he was an activist ...

Bay Area students follows Parkland’s lead

March 28, 2018 News

Throughout America hundreds of thousands of protesters rallied for social change and common sense gun laws as a part of the March For Our Lives campaign in response to numerous school shootings on March 24. Ibraheem Chaudrey, a 21-year-old undergraduate student at SF State studying computer science, stood before an audience of 30,000 who were ...

Press for progress

March 15, 2018 News

Women gathered to share their stories, hardships and life experiences. These women carry stories. Stories of resilience, perseverance and the notion that while women have come so far, the work they have is nowhere near finished. On Thursday, March 8, a crowd assembled to call for action, demonstrating what International Women’s Day is and to ...

End of Black History Month calls supporters for London Breed

March 1, 2018 News

Hip-hop dancers from Culture Shock Oakland filled the grand rotunda of City Hall Wednesday night, with lively performances closing the final night of Black History Month in San Francisco. The Black History Month Cultural Experience event, hosted by Board of Supervisors President London Breed and fellow supervisor Malia Cohen on the night of Feb. 28, ...

No push to fill empty storefronts in the Castro

February 27, 2018 News

The Castro District has been collecting empty storefronts for the past couple of years. Known for its rainbow theme and historic contributions to the Civil Rights Movement, the Castro District has become a bit duller these days, due to the looming presence of empty storefronts lingering along the sidewalks. During the Castro Merchants monthly meeting, ...

When the Stars begin to Fall

February 16, 2018 News

As part of Black History Month, SF State’s School of Music put on a selection of spiritual concert songs — songs with deep ties to the history of enslavement in the United States. The songs were from the Tuskegee Institute and Beyond to commemorate famous African American spiritual songs — religious folk music closely associated ...

San Francisco’s higher taxes on cannabis

February 13, 2018 News

Adult use of cannabis is legal in California because of Proposition 64, which means anyone over the age of 21 can now purchase marijuana for recreational use, at a cost. Several taxes, including the 15 percent state tax, which comes along with recreational marijuana, that pushes the price of cannabis sold at dispensaries higher than ...

7th Annual BAAITS POWWOW largest one yet

February 6, 2018 Life News 3 Comments

Groups like First Peoples, particularly those who identify as Two-Spirit, have long been marginalized and underrepresented in politics and media. But organizations like Bay Area American Indian Two Two-Spirits (BAAITS) seek to fight against this disenfranchisement. Last Saturday, BAAITS sponsored the seventh annual powwow in support of Two-Spirit members of their community. California Consortium for ...

Stolen SUV Suspect flees after deputy opens fire

February 1, 2018 News

A Hayward police officer opened fire after a male, suspected of stealing a black SUV, rammed into the officer. The suspect fled on foot, and it is unclear if he was injured. The deputy was left with minor injuries, according to Alameda Sheriff’s spokesman Sergeant R. Kelly. The incident occurred at Park Royale apartments on ...