23 Apr 2019

Four percent elect president

INFOGRAPHIC BY PAUL EICHENHOLTZ AND CODY MCFARLAND/Golden Gate Xpress   SF State students voted Preyansh Kotecha as the incoming Associated Students president, according to unofficial election results posted on the

23 Apr 2019

Low voter turnout highlights flaws in election process

According to the Associated Students Inc. Board’s organization chart, the student body is supposed to have the most powerful voice in the administration of the University—more than President Leslie Wong,

15 Apr 2019

ASI election voting begins today

Photo by Element5 Digital on Unsplash.   Associated Students Inc. opened the election polls for fall 2019 board member positions today, April 15, and will close on Thursday, April 18. “Last year there

14 Nov 2018

Big money in politics is eroding our democracy

Billionaire Tom Steyer’s Need To Impeach campaign gained traction with the newly invigorated Democratic Party, who won the majority in the House of Representatives in the midterms. Need To Impeach

01 Nov 2018

Lyft and Uber offering discounted rides on election day

Uber and Lyft are both showing their voting advocacy by partnering with non-profit organizations aimed to create a higher voter turnout. Lyft has partnered with the non-partisan organizations: Vote Latino,

31 Oct 2018

Students Prepare to Register and Vote for the Midterms

Though many students are eager to vote in the upcoming midterm elections, a majority of students do not vote. The Campus Vote Project reported that only 17 percent of people

31 Oct 2018

New generation of voters eager to cast ballot

After being forced to stand idly by during the presidential election between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, many first time voters at SF State are eager to have a say

28 Apr 2017

ASI board members discuss new election process

The Associated Students, Inc. board of directors ruled that a re-election would be too expensive after the judicial council made the proposal due to grievances candidates filed against one another.

05 Apr 2017

Voting week: Meet the presidential candidates

  The Associated Students Board of Directors, SF State’s student government, is being determined this week. ASI strives to represent students and maintain a commitment to social justice. Students can

07 Mar 2017

The Fake News Watch: Hyper-Partisanship (Ep. 5)

  With alternative facts and fake news on the rise, The Fake News Watch is where we check the facts, call out the bullshit, and learn to identify the difference.

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

16 Dec 2016

The role of sexism in Clinton’s campaign

Five weeks from today, the United States will inaugurate President-elect Donald Trump. SF State chimes in on why they think Hillary Clinton lost the race and what role sexism played

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.”

26 Oct 2016


[media-credit id=416 align=”alignleft” width=”534″][/media-credit] Gloria La Riva doesn’t expect to become the next American president. She knows the odds are stacked against any third-party nominee, let alone a socialist. But

03 May 2016

There are no winners in the GOP field

Tuesday night, Donald Trump won the Indiana primary, and Senator Ted Cruz suspended his presidential campaign. Across the country, the GOP elite mourned what they see as the loss of

12 Apr 2016

Candidates face off in ASI presidential race: Q&A

CORRECTION: In the print version of this article, the candidates’ responses to questions 5-7 appeared under the wrong names. Shannon Deloso’s responses appeared under Evan Gothelf’s name and Gothelf’s responses

10 Sep 2013

SF State professor runs for 2014 Oakland mayor

[set_id=72157635475036524] SF State professor Joe Tuman announced last July his plan to run for Oakland city mayor for the second time in the 2014 election. His second bid for mayor