02 Mar 2019

Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen’s testifies in front of House Oversight Committee

President Donald Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen delivered a devastating testimony against him on Wednesday, alleging complicity in collusion, misconduct, financial manipulation and infidelity. “I am ashamed because I know

23 Oct 2018

Trump disregards slayed journalist

The Saudi government confirmed on Oct. 20, three weeks after the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist and Washington Post columnist, that he was murdered. Khashoggi went missing on

18 Apr 2018

Pelosi attacks Trump’s tax plan locally and abroad

Senate Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi hosted a press conference on April 15 at the San Francisco Labor Council to highlight the impact President Trump’s tax plan has had on California’s working

23 Jan 2018

Government shutdown review: the rundown on the shutdown in plain English

After three days of deadlock, President Donald Trump signed a bill on Monday temporarily ending the government shutdown until Feb 8. The shutdown began on Friday at midnight when a

13 Dec 2017

Trump tweets

President Trump has broken tradition on more than one occasion since taking office. Some of the most notable traditions have been sports-based, like the long term tradition of throwing out

02 Oct 2017

Why the NFL and MLB anthem protests are not about the flag

“Get the son of a bitch off the field right now. Out. He’s fired. He’s fired!” These were President Donald Trump’s words last Friday, Sept. 22 in Huntsville, Alabama, regarding

25 Dec 2016

Undocumented Students in the Trump Era

What Will Happen to Undocumented Students in the Trump Era? The republican candidate to the White House and now President-elect, Donald Trump, promised to build a wall to keep immigrants

07 Dec 2016

Tomi Lahren’s silence speaks volume

Editor’s note: this is an open letter in response to Tomi Lahren, host of TheBlaze’s commentary show “Tomi,” and her recent “Final Thoughts” segment regarding the Trump Presidency and the

16 Nov 2016

My relatives’ love of Trump brings hateful rhetoric to Thanksgiving dinner

[media-credit name=”Jessylyn Los Banos” align=”alignnone” width=”800″][/media-credit] At the start of Thanksgiving break last year, I was excited. I was looking forward to spending the holiday with my uncle, cousins and

13 Nov 2016

Voting system questioned in wake of close election

Donald Trump has won the 2016 presidential election but millions of people aren’t ready to throw in the towel and accept that fact just yet. Many are demanding changes to

09 Nov 2016

Trump’s scandals are more terrifying than Hillary’s

When I visited my family this past weekend, mere days before the presidential election, the first thing my father asked me was whether I was still voting for the “criminal.”

09 Nov 2016

Poly sci watch party ends in dark mood

Professors and students came into the Political Science Department’s watch party in Mckenna Theatre confident that the 45th president would be democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton. But as the night continued,

09 Nov 2016

Trump wins, 200 students march

[slideshow_deploy id=’74302′] A crowd of around 200 students took to the streets in protest of President Elect Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton on Tuesday night. “Fuck Donald Trump,” and

26 Oct 2016

Linguist frames presidential debate

“Trump uses the brains of others to his advantage. He has 50 years of experience as a self-interested salesman,” said former UC Berkeley linguistics professor and author George Lakoff during

26 Oct 2016

Trump blurs line between entertainment and politics

Remember when you were told as a kid that if you ignore someone, they’ll just go away? Well America has done a really terrible job of ignoring Donald Trump. We’ve

26 Oct 2016

If Donald Trump were president of our university, he would be fired

[media-credit name=”Jessylyn Los Banos ” align=”alignnone” width=”560″][/media-credit] Imagine if we had a president at our University who would not allow undocumented students to receive an education, made birth control difficult

19 Oct 2016

SF State athletes respond to Trump’s ‘locker room’ defense

College athletes have joined the ranks of many professional athletes speaking out against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s recent “locker room talk.” On Sunday, a letter from the Amherst College

10 May 2016

Bernie supporters revive archaic gender attitudes

America is at a turning point when it comes to feminism. The wage gap for women is slowly closing and there are more and more options in California for paid family

26 Apr 2016

‘Dump Trump’ rally advocates for voter registration

Almost forty students gathered in Malcolm X Plaza chanting “Dump Trump” during an anti-Trump rally Monday, April 25, holding signs with Donald Trump’s face crossed out and printed with the slogan. The

05 Apr 2016

Republican Student Union’s support of Donald Trump sparks controversy

The Republican Student Union experienced a third day of protest on Tuesday against their support of Donald Trump for president, following two consecutive days of conflict before spring break. Student

03 Feb 2016

The influence of the first presidential primary shouldn’t be limited to Iowa

The mind of the average voter during the United States presidential primary season is an incredibly fickle thing. Though some people inform themselves on important issues and every candidate’s positions,

16 Nov 2015

Facebook is dead to me

In middle school and high school, I used Facebook to post about my day, share pictures of my recent family vacations and see what romantic relationships had formed, but boy, how times

14 Sep 2015

Trump’s racism kills his presidential potential

While other 2016 United States presidential candidates downplay their opposition to illegal immigration, Donald Trump isn’t afraid to bring his racism and negative assumptions about immigrants to the forefront. In

09 Sep 2015

Trump’s honest demeanor sets him apart from the rest

Amid the blur of politicians who try to win the voters over with big smiles and happy-go-lucky attitudes, Donald Trump’s unapologetic demeanor sets him apart from the rest. His ability