18 Sep 2019

Rent control bill passes

Fewer than 5% of California cities impose rent control on landlords, but the state legislature approved Wednesday a bill to cap how much they can increase rent each year. Assemblyman

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12 Sep 2019

SF’s push for zero plastic

San Francisco instituted its newest regulations to reduce single-use plastics in the city.  The Plastic, Litter and Toxics Reduction Law prohibits food and beverage vendors, event producers and retailers from

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10 Sep 2019

Campus construction still has a way to go

Construction of new student housing that began last semester has surpassed the halfway mark, and construction of the new Liberal and Creative Arts Building that began at the same time

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10 Sep 2019

NRA labeled a domestic terrorist group by city leaders

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Sept. 3 to approve a resolution declaring the National Rifle Association a domestic terrorist group. The resolution asked that San Francisco assess

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09 Sep 2019

Women Gators Start Season with Draw in Denver

The women’s soccer team traveled over 1,250 miles for their opening season game against the Regis Rangers in Denver, resulting in a 1–1 draw.  Going in, head coach Brittany Cameron

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09 Sep 2019

Traffic safety measures introduced amid fatalities

Mayor London Breed announced a package of traffic safety projects Aug. 29 aimed at curbing the climbing number of vehicle-related fatalities on San Francisco streets this year. The safety measures,

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03 Sep 2019

Mahoney: First woman president in SF State history

Lynn Mahoney was originally a U.S. historian with a Ph.D., gearing up to educate students about the record of the past. She expected to be on a traditional teaching path,

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03 Sep 2019

San Francisco Chief of Police apologizes to LGBTQ+ community

Chief of Police William Scott delivered a historic apology Aug. 26 to the city’s LGBTQ+ community on behalf of the San Francisco Police Department. “We are here tonight to reflect

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03 Sep 2019

Opponent of homeless shelter looks to voters

The plan to build the largest navigation center in the city on the Embarcadero has once again rankled South Beach residents who’ve opposed the project since its inception. “The city

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03 Sep 2019

Serial killers, Satanic Panic and superheros: Courses at SFSU get experimental

From deep dives into the psyche of serial killers to the literary relevancy of superheroes, the Experimental College’s fall 2019 lineup includes a wide variety of courses taught by undergraduate

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02 Sep 2019

Letter to the Editor

Editor’s note: The following letter submitted on Sept. 1, 2019 is in response to the editorial titled ‘Ethics violations betray department’s integrity‘ which was published on May 21, 2019. By

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28 Aug 2019

Alumnus In Critical Condition After Shooting

Brandon Lee wearing Warriors gear and holding his nephew. (Photo courtesy by Princess Bustos)   SF State alumnus Brandon Lee suffered four bullets to his back, spine and jaw on

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28 Aug 2019

SF State welcomes newest addition to UPD

Chief of Police Reginald Parson (Photo courtesy of Parson)    Reginald Parson, SF State’s newly dubbed chief of police, pledges to help the university police department build a safer community

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28 Aug 2019

Photo series provides snapshot of San Francisco queer identities

Sonia Nicklès rolled up to photographer Lauren Tabak’s house on a $5 skateboard she bought in the Castro, decorated with stickers of gay icons like pro skater Brian Anderson. Soon

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28 Aug 2019

San Francisco files joint lawsuit over Donald Trump’s newest anti-immigration policy

Santa Clara County and the city of San Francisco sued the Department of Homeland Security on Aug. 13 over a federal rule broadening what public benefits can be considered grounds

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28 Aug 2019

Local Activist Groups Hold A Month of Momentum to Protest ICE

Two demonstrators held a giant floral bed sheet reading “Queers for Open Borders” in front of San Francisco’s U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services headquarters on Aug. 19, as dozens beside

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28 Aug 2019

SF State born FogCam signs off

It’s 1994 in the Bay Area. Some 2,600 journalists are on strike against both the San Francisco Chronicle and Examiner. The San Francisco 49ers hoist the Lombardi trophy for the

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28 Aug 2019

Cameron’s Defense looks to tear opponents apart

The women’s soccer team celebrates, as the team secure the 1-0 victory against the Stanislaus State Warriors on Friday, Oct. 19. (David Rodriguez/Golden Gate Xpress)   It was uncharted territory

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28 Aug 2019

Celine’s Culinary Corner: broke & famished $10 tour of the Outer Sunset

[ngg src=”galleries” ids=”2″ display=”basic_imagebrowser”]Whether you are new to SF State or a returning student, back to school means back to penny-pinching and finding the best spots around the city to

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18 Sep 2018

Eco-champions gather at Global Action Summit

World leaders, business moguls, protestors and even a Hollywood star all shared center stage during the Global Action Summit in downtown San Francisco last week. On Thursday afternoon, actor Harrison

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16 Sep 2018

CCAA distinguishes 73 SF State Gators with All-Academic accolades

Last week the California Collegiate Athletic Association announced that 73 SF State student-athletes earned All-Academic honors for the 2017-18 school year. The CCAA honored a total of 811 student-athletes across

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28 Aug 2018

Twin Peaks Tunnel reopens

The Twin Peaks Tunnel reopened on Saturday just in time to ease the way for the horde of commuters returning to SF State. Even better news for commuters, trains can

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02 May 2017

Immigrants and workers side-by-side at SF May Day march

SF State students and staff troubled by the Trump administration’s attacks on immigrant workers’ rights participated in San Francisco’s May Day march to Civic Center. May Day, also known as

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08 Apr 2017

SF Women Against Rape holds annual walk to raise awareness

San Francisco Women Against Rape held their 12th annual walk on April 8 at the Women’s Building to raise awareness about sexual assault and violence against women. According to SFWAR,

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17 Oct 2016

White nationalist group no-show at University rally

A news helicopter hovered over Malcolm X Plaza today as students and faculty gathered for a planned rally by a European heritage advocacy organization, but the group unexpectedly changed the

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18 May 2016

Exchange life is hard – but gives you so much more than expected!

Before I left Denmark to go on exchange, some Danes said the only pity about me going on exchange to San Francisco was that the city is so similar to Europe.

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03 May 2016

SF State exempt from new bill that requires solar panels for new buildings

San Francisco has passed new legislation in an effort to become more energy efficient. All new buildings constructed in San Francisco must be outfitted with solar panels. The new bill passed

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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

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26 Apr 2016

The weather isn’t ‘bipolar,’ you’re just ableist

In the past few months the weather has been oscillating randomly from chilly sweater weather to summery heat. Just last Friday I woke up to dreary drizzle, and by the time

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05 Apr 2016

L train changes anger Sunset residents

Residents and shop owners alike in the Sunset District’s Taraval Street have collected signatures opposing the proposed changes to the train stops in the area. The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency

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29 Mar 2016

Berkeley scandals expose need for independent sexual harassment investigations

Students and faculty at colleges and universities have become all-too-familiar with the endless cycle of sexual harassment allegations at their institutions: Faculty or staff member is accused, faculty or staff

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15 Mar 2016

SF State solidifies relationship with national parks internship

Since 2012, SF State students have been part of an exclusive parks conservation internship available only to students on a few San Francisco campuses. The internship gives students firsthand knowledge

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09 Mar 2016

Queer and trans women of color are central focus of new Castro art exhibit

“Sisterhood is Powerful!” read the brightly colored poster that greeted guests at the GLBT History Museum. A new exhibit titled “Feminists to Feministas: Women of Color in Prints and Posters” opened March 4 at the

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08 Mar 2016

Clinic empowers the Mission District community with new mural and free healthcare

Before Yakira Teitel was a medical student at UC San Francisco, she was a muralist. When she started volunteering at Clínica Martín-Baró, she wanted to do something that combined her

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07 Mar 2016

San Francisco startup launches “Uber for birth control”

For people living in the United States, obtaining birth control can be a complex and expensive process. A new San-Francisco-based app called Nurx launched last December and is offering a solution

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03 Mar 2016

Student organizations rally at federal courthouse

SF State students from Movimiento Estudantil Chicano de Aztlán and the Black and Brown Liberation Coalition met at the Phillip Burton Federal Building Tuesday morning for the “Amor por Alex” rally. Alex Nieto, a

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