17 Dec 2016

Fire in Parkmerced displaces two

Two people are displaced after a fire caused damage to an apartment complex at 125 Cambon Drive on Friday evening, according to the San Francisco Fire Department. SFFD tweeted that

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17 Dec 2016

Student reports sexual assault on campus

An SF State student has filed a report of sexual assault. The incident allegedly occurred in Mary Ward Hall on Thursday. The female victim was at the Designated Smoking Area

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17 Dec 2016

San Francisco students and educators rally against Trump

Students and educators from different schools throughout San Francisco gathered on Friday afternoon at the Civic Center Plaza for a walkout, rally and march “to end Trump’s regime,” according to

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17 Dec 2016

SF Blazing Dragons

Members of SF State’s dragon boat team, SF Blazing Dragons, explain what it’s like to be a part of the collegiate paddling club. The team was founded in 2010 and

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17 Dec 2016

Brave: Safe spaces for the LGBTQ+ community at SF State

SF State students share their coming out stories and explore the importance of “safe zones” for the LGBTQ+ community.

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16 Dec 2016

Student choreographers share their creative vision

Three students from the School of Theatre and Dance share the personal experiences and interests that inspire their creativity. After three months of weekly rehearsals, their choreography is presented in

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16 Dec 2016

SF State remembers Jennifer Mendiola

Last Wednesday, SF State alumna Jennifer Mendiola was officially named as a victim of the deadly Oakland Ghost Ship fire. Two other SF State victims had been identified days before,

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16 Dec 2016

SF State’s library hosts post-election LGBTQ+ community discussion

This past Wednesday, SF State’s Paul J. Leonard library housed a discussion regarding the current state of health and welfare within the LGBTQ+ community. Mickey Eliason, assistant dean of Faculty

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16 Dec 2016

Feminist art exhibit tackles patriarchy and roles of women today

On Dec. 17, F*ck U! In the Most Loving Way: A National Feminist Art Exhibition, will open at the Arc Gallery downtown. Tanya Augsburg, associate professor of humanities and liberal

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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

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15 Dec 2016

Storm causes flood warnings and transportation delays

Relentless rainfall and strong wind caused flood warnings and public transportation delays across San Francisco on Thursday. A flood advisory was issued by the National Weather Service for San Francisco

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15 Dec 2016

Campus groups hold memorial for Michela Gregory

Students and faculty gathered in front of the the Cesar Chavez Student Center Wednesday afternoon, where the Metro College Success Program and the Metro Association of Social Equity Student Organization

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14 Dec 2016

Oakland Ghost Ship Fire Support Resources

Events Support for Oakland’s DIY spaces meeting Omni Commons 4799 Shattuck Ave, Oakland Wednesday, Dec. 14. at 7 p.m.  https://www.facebook.com/events/1830514680567118/ A handful of members from collectives within Omni Commons in

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14 Dec 2016

Positive perseverance: Allie Arsiniega runs towards her dreams

It was a girl’s night out and junior Allie Arsiniega was owning the dance floor when she dropped her phone, and before she could retrieve it, two men grabbed it

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14 Dec 2016

English-only is the wrong choice

I learned English at the age of 8 after spending hours watching cartoons; acquiring the language came easy at that age. Since then I’ve had mastery over both Spanish and

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14 Dec 2016

Petition to President Wong requests more support for homeless students

Around 20 students from the Campus Against Student Homelessness and Hunger club delivered a petition to President Wong’s administration Thursday morning to request a program to provide resources for homeless

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14 Dec 2016

Nearly 200,000 gallons of oil leaks 150 miles from Standing Rock protesters

The Belle Fourche Pipeline has ruptured causing approximately 130,200 gallons of crude oil to spill into the Ash Coulee Creek, as well as the 46,200 gallons that have spilled into

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13 Dec 2016

Threatened creative spaces are a haven for underrepresented artists

One of the enduring thoughts  I will take away from this semester is that art is not only a powerful vessel of self-expression, but a tool of representation for a

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13 Dec 2016

Professor creates book of “Radical Hope” for a Trump presidency

Carolina De Robertis, a creative writing professor at SF State was sitting at her desk three days after the election, shocked by the election results and decided the best way

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13 Dec 2016

Being a Black, Latina woman in Trump’s America

In high school, I never really fit in. I had friends, but I never truly felt like I belonged to a certain group. Even though I am African-American, I never

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13 Dec 2016

Cinema student raises awareness and wins prestigious Princess Grace Award

Graduate student and teaching assistant at the School of Cinema, Candy Guinea, received the prestigious 2016 Princess Grace Award for her films that provide commentary on social justice. The Princess

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12 Dec 2016

SF State sets new Internet updates in motion

After receiving complaint after complaint, SF State’s IT department launched its Wi-Fi Expansion Project, a semester-long endeavor aiming to upgrade access points all over campus. The expansion project began earlier

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09 Dec 2016

Students and faculty struggle with the cost of campus food

When the needle hits noon and the smell of bacon permeates the senses; flocks of students head for their favorite vendors at Cesar Chavez Student Center or food trucks at

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09 Dec 2016

Campus group sells donuts to raise dough for the homeless

With boxes of Krispy Kreme Donuts to appeal to morning commuter students making their way to campus, the Political Science Student Association asked for donations for the homeless. On a

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09 Dec 2016

Annual ceramics sale benefits SF State’s Ceramic Guild

SF State’s Ceramics Guild held its annual ceramics sale during the week after Thanksgiving in the Fine Arts Building last week. The Ceramics Guild is an organization through Associated Students

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09 Dec 2016

SF State gives a standing ovation for the Medea Project

Knuth Hall was packed to capacity with students and professors for a performance known as the Medea Project. The Medea Project for Incarcerated Women not only included interpretive dance and

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08 Dec 2016

Superfest film festival shows positive portrayals of people with disabilities

Superfest Film Festival is an annual film festival that showcases films that include positive portrayals of people living with disabilities. It was the 30th anniversary and the fifth year that

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07 Dec 2016

Nonprofits step up where Prop Q falls short

When voters were asked to consider Proposition Q, it was billed as a “housing not tents” initiative. Now that it’s passed, the city and Department of Public Works are given

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07 Dec 2016

First-year player brings East Coast style to the Gators

On the basketball court, her coaches and teammates define her playing style as aggressive and consider her the team’s vocal leader. Off the court, she is described as one of

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07 Dec 2016

SF State’s Muslim community prepares as hate crimes increase

Post-election fears and anxieties of many Muslims have become a reality in the wake of the 2016 presidential election. Jehan Hakim, an SF State alumnus, recalled a horrifying incident involving

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07 Dec 2016

Media-driven Islamophobia has created Islamic extremism

In the fall of 2001, as I turned for Salaam at the end of Jumah salat, Islamic Friday prayer, I craned my neck over my shoulder, first to the right

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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

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07 Dec 2016

Student homelessness at SF State

Rey Lopez, a 25-year-old Asian American Studies major shares his personal experience with homelessness. Lopez and other community members discuss the current state of homelessness on campus and examine how

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06 Dec 2016

Remembering SF State alumna Donna Kellogg

32-year-old recent SF State graduate Donna Kellogg was one of the first victims to be identified after the Ghost Ship blaze that occurred Friday night in Oakland. Her mother and

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06 Dec 2016

SF State remembers Michela Gregory

Twenty-year-old SF State Metro Academies student Michela Gregory was among those who perished in the tragic Ghost Ship warehouse fire in Oakland over the weekend. In an email sent out

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06 Dec 2016

Oakland fire investigation continues as new victims are identified

The Oakland Ghost Ship fire claimed the lives of 36 victims in an accident that is still under investigation. One SF State student and one alumna are among the victims

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