11 Apr 2018

UPD hosts shooter preparedness seminar

SF State University Police hosted an interactive seminar last week to build awareness within SF State faculty and staff about active shooters. Lieutenant Wailun Shiu opened up the seminar by asking

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11 Apr 2018

Wrestling coach balances graduate degree with Olympic hopes

Assistant wrestling coach, graduate student and a California Institute of Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) fellow — just one of these job titles would carry a hectic schedule to maintain on its

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09 Apr 2018

Students protest the food insecurity issue

Students of SF State protest the issue on food insecurities amongst the student body on March 29. The students demanded that the department of student affairs and President’s office address

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04 Apr 2018

Gators use bullpen for victory

A stable of pitchers and a breakout fifth inning helped The Gators return to winning ways with a 6-1 victory over the Holy Names Hawks on Monday, April 2 at

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04 Apr 2018

Shrieve-Hawkins named new SF State athletic director

The search is finally over as a new head athletic director has been named at SF State. The University announced the hiring of Stephanie Shrieve-Hawkins on March 29, after months

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04 Apr 2018

Breathe in, stress out

Stress is a term students are all too familiar with. With the hurdle of midterms barely surpassed, graduation sending seniors into emotional turmoil and finals just around the corner, it’s

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04 Apr 2018

President Wong fails to unify

photo by Adelyn Tirado » WHAT HAPPENED « In the weeks following the campus-wide apology email February 23 from SF State President Leslie E. Wong to the Jewish community, the

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03 Apr 2018

“Governor — Fund the CSU! Free the CSU!”

The California Faculty Association along with all 23 California State Universities have organized a rally taking place on April 4, calling attention to Gov. Jerry Brown and legislatures in Sacramento

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02 Apr 2018

Awareness Week puts spotlight on Palestine

According to the American Press Institute, the purpose of journalism is “to provide citizens with the information they need to make the best possible decisions about their lives, their communities,

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31 Mar 2018

Transgender Visibility: A Work in Progress

The spirit of the first-ever recorded act of collective queer resistance to social oppression and police harassment in the U.S. occurred took place in the Tenderloin District in August 1966

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28 Mar 2018

Women’s track and field makes SF State history

The women’s track and field team started the outdoor season off with a bang, coming in with the No. 1 ranking in the nation, according to the U.S. Track &

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28 Mar 2018

ASI Farmer’s Market will start accepting EBT cards

After a two-year process, SF State’s farmers market will soon be able to accept Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards to address food insecurity on campus. In 2016, the CSU Chancellor’s

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28 Mar 2018

SF State implements new active shooter policy

SF State has integrated three levels of training around campus to educate the student body and faculty on proper ways to protect themselves against an active shooter. According to Everytown

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28 Mar 2018

Business Dean says goodbye to SF State

The dean of the college of business, Linda Oubre, will be moving on from SF State this summer after being hired to take over as president of Whittier College. Oubre

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28 Mar 2018

Les questions, more answers

XPRESS: What is your response to SF State’s Tenants Rights group ‘condemnation’ for allegedly raising rents on employee housing and evicting residents who have retired? WONG: We’re in a very

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19 Mar 2018

Swapping tags

The Fifth Annual Clothing Swap at SF State is an opportunity for students to get rid of old clothes, discover some new wardrobe pieces and be a part of a

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15 Mar 2018

UndocuWeek: A Space for Undocumented Students

As everyone on the dancefloor was dancing along to Caballo Dorado’s “Payaso de Rodeo,” it was clear that UndocuWeek accomplished its goal of bringing people together. “We wanted to do

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15 Mar 2018

“No Smoking on Campus”

Although a new “No Smoking on Campus” policy has been put in place for all Cal State Universities, students at SF State continue to smoke without the fear of getting

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15 Mar 2018

Welch provides the juice

SF State’s wrestling team discovered that for them, positivity and success go hand-in-hand. After a dismal 2017 season in which no Gator was a national qualifier, 2018 was a bounce-back campaign.

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14 Mar 2018

SF State students participate in nationwide walkout against gun violence

“No more silence end gun violence,” is just one of the many chants that students and fellow supporters against gun violence were shouting nationwide in an effort to demand better

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14 Mar 2018

Open Mic provides safe space

To some, the popular song “Express Yourself,” written and sung by Charles Wright and The Watts, is more than just a song to SF State’s LGBTQ+ students. It’s a safe

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14 Mar 2018

The College of Social Work 50 years later

The School of Social Work celebrated its 50th anniversary as the first master’s in social work program at SF State on March 7. SF State’s department of social work received

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14 Mar 2018

Pop-Up Pantry celebrates one year

The Pop-Up Pantry, SF State’s primary food distribution program operated by Associated Students Inc., celebrated their one year anniversary of providing nearly 300 students with fresh, free groceries each week.

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10 Mar 2018

Discrimination lawsuit dismissed

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit on Friday accusing SF State officials of tolerating and encouraging hostility toward Jewish members of the SF State community. The suit, stemming in part

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09 Mar 2018

The Fringe: short stories written and directed by students

The anticipation inside Room 104 of the creative arts building was at an all-time high. Actors in costumes and directos all scurry around the room putting final touches to their

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07 Mar 2018

Men’s soccer coach goes pro, stays within collegiate play

What would you do if you just coached your team to its first CCAA tournament birth since 1978 and won coach of the year? If you’re SF State men’s soccer

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07 Mar 2018

Puck is life

The hour hand and minute hand meet at the apex of the clock. It’s another 12 o’clock practice. 12 a.m., that is. For SF State’s ice hockey club, this is

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07 Mar 2018

Sucia: a Latina Cinderella story

“She travels far. All the way to allá [there].” This line embodies the spirit of “Sucia,” a girl who is determined to reach her dreams after she realizes that she

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07 Mar 2018

Making the most with Madison: Best of broth worlds

San Franciscans have always seemed to appreciate noodles. Maybe it’s the mild-cold weather that makes a bowl of noodles cozy or the cheap price point that attracts a crowd. Whatever

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07 Mar 2018

Business administration leads among other declared majors

Early this February, the Office of Institutional Research at SF State reported that business administration was the largest undergraduate major in fall 2017. It accounted for 19.3 percent of undergraduate

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01 Mar 2018

Gig economy makes filing taxes for students complicated

Many students working in the “gig” economy struggle during the tax filing season due to lack of knowledge regarding their obligations and deductions. “Gig” economy jobs include occupations that are

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28 Feb 2018

#ICEoutofCA protest

SF State students from multiple organizations gathered and walked out in protest in reaction to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids throughout the Bay Area on February 28th. Students

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28 Feb 2018

Track the progress, field the results

In life, we are often defined by the choices we make. Sometimes they’re small choices, like what to eat for breakfast or what shoes to put on before leaving the

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28 Feb 2018

Making the Most with Madison: The best worst sushi around campus

Affordable sushi on every corner is one of the great hallmarks of big-city living, and San Francisco students know this best. The issue is, with so many options, it can

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28 Feb 2018

SF State develops new “Animals on Campus” policies

SF State’s Department of Disability Programs and Resource Center (DPRC) is currently developing new policies regarding emotional support animals on campus. When it comes to animals on campus, the University

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28 Feb 2018

Dean breaks glass ceilings

Between 1942 and 1964 Ernest C. Dillard held multiple different leadership positions as a staff member with the International United Automotive Workers (UAW). In each position, he was the first

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