For the 53rd year in a row, the SF State wrestling program is sending a wrestler to nationals. Junior Sam Alnassiri and true freshman Fern Giron will be representing SF State at the NCAA Division ll National Championship in Sioux Falls, South Dakota March 11-12.
When critically acclaimed, bestselling author Jan Ellison was a student at SF State, her professor gave her a piece of advice she said she still remembers today.
"The job is not to get published," Ellison said her professor told her. "The job is to collect one hundred rejection letters."
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 passion for art and her love for her community. Clínica Martín-Baró is an SF State and
At the SF State bookstore, a rack of white hoodies and a few stacks of colorful, college-branded tops are indistinguishable from the rest of the store's clothing, except for a small sign that reads “Life Changing Apparel.” The factory workers who made these Alta Gracia
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 to getting birth control on time and at an affordable price.
Founded by Hans Gangeskar and
"10 minutes to curtain!" the stage manager enthusiastically shouts into a backstage dressing room where an array of theatre students hurriedly rush to apply their make-up and rehearse lines before the show begins. "Thank you 10!" the student actors reply, and immediately there is a noticeable energy shift
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 former City College of San Francisco student and community activist, was shot and killed by four San
The dance department welcomed a new dance studio Wednesday with an invite-only ribbon cutting ceremony.
"I couldn't be happier (about the new studio)," department Chair Todd Roehrman said. "It's a wonderful celebration of a space that's long overdue, it's not only a studio for dance classes,
The University Police Department and Parking and Transportation have created a new policy after the California Highway Patrol recently conducted routine inspections on several of the campus shuttle buses provided by Transmetro. This is one of the many safety concerns being worked on among several recent security flaws throughout San Francisco.
As students meet to organize against potential spending cuts at the College of Ethnic Studies, SF State officials are cautioning that the issue is more multi-faceted than it appears.
“What’s been happening is the College of Ethnic Studies has been spending more than its budget allocation,
Clothing expressed a united front of resistance at SF State this week amid campus marches supporting the College of Ethnic Studies.
Advocates of the cause donned black and red to support ongoing and increased funding of the College, its lecturers, classes and student services.
Black symbolized power, and
SF State added a new wireless system to campus Monday that will work alongside the existing Wi-Fi to allow guests from participating schools to easily access the Internet for free.
The system, eduroam, boosts access to the Internet throughout campus and works on other participating campuses to ensure an easy connection for both
SF State has been in turmoil since it was announced last week that the historic College of Ethnic Studies would face budgetary restrictions in the coming fiscal year.
Students and faculty presented President Leslie E. Wong with a list of demands, marched in protest and held
The SF State baseball team had its five-game winning streak snapped Sunday, as they fell to the Cal Poly Pomona Broncos, 7-4 The loss was the continuation of game two of Saturday’s doubleheader.
The two teams then played another game, the final match-up of the series,
The SF State women’s track and field team rewrote the University record book during the 2016 Johnny Mathis Invitational at Cox Stadium Saturday, Feb. 27.
First, sophomore and civil engineering major Adriana Calva decimated the first-place all-time Gator record in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase.
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When critically acclaimed photographer Jim Thornburg takes rock climbing pictures, he explained that he has developed a special technique. He hangs in the climbing harness on the rock wall, and with his legs kicks away from the cliff and out in the open air. If he kicks really
Students clad in black and red hurried around the halls of the Ethnic Studies and Psychology Building early Thursday morning with flyers still warm from the printer, as they rushed to post them across campus and spread word to the student body about a meeting
Pulitzer Prize winner and SF State assistant professor of photojournalism Kim Komenich celebrated the release of his book "Revolution Revisited" with a photography exhibition and book signing Tuesday at Leica Store San Francisco.
The release comes three decades after Komenich, 59, documented the Philippine People Power
Capital Planning, Design and Construction met Tuesday, Feb. 22 in Jack Adams Hall with the campus community to discuss the sustainability features of the new Mashouf Wellness Center.
The $85.6 million Mashouf Wellness Center will include cutting-edge water and energy efficiency, and plans to obtain a
The Fine Arts Gallery was bustling Tuesday night, with faculty and student conversations echoing throughout the large room. The white walls were well-lit, highlighting the faculty members' artwork while students were immersed in their professors' personal pieces. Four intricately woven tapestries showcasing four different residents
Filtered water bottle filling stations and drinking fountains will soon replace five standard water fountains on campus.
The Office of Sustainability and President Leslie E. Wong initiated this project, which was supported by students and staff in large numbers after protestors filled the pouring rights open forum last semester.
After 10 years in minor league baseball, nine of which he played in the San Francisco Giants’ minor league system, new SF State assistant baseball coach Tyler LaTorre is thrilled to begin a career in coaching.
Just last March, LaTorre signed a one-year contract with the
SF State began construction on a 2,000-square-foot design gallery over winter break on the lower level of the Fine Arts Building.
The gallery, set to open Fall 2016, is part of a larger project that includes the new dance studio that opened this semester in the
Red paper lanterns were hung around the walls, “true-lover's knots” were stuck on the edge of the stage to bless the coming guests with its symbolization of joyfulness. A cherry blossom tree was placed by the window, all to light up the night at Jack Adams
The SF State softball team fell short after losing a doubleheader series against Cal State San Bernardino.
[caption id="attachment_70693" align="alignleft" width="387"] SF State Gators women softball team Madison Collins (13) smiles at her teammate while practicing during the second doubleheader softball game against Cal State San
In what would be four seniors’ last game at The Swamp on senior night, the SF State women’s basketball team came up just short of an epic comeback against the Sonoma State Seawolves.
The Gators lost 50-44, in large part due to a sluggish first half
Nothing less than a triple overtime gauntlet victory would have done justice to the SF State men’s basketball team on senior night.
The Gators defeated the Sonoma State Seawolves 80-76, clinching a playoff berth in the California Collegiate Athletic Association tournament.
Floyd Wormley, Andre Jones, Jon McMurry
The SF State baseball team defeated the Academy of Art Urban knights 5-1 Saturday at Maloney Field.
It was virtually mistake-free baseball, and a dominant performance by starting pitcher Matt Hernandez, that improved the Gators’ record to 4-4 on the season.
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What at first seemed to be a no-show quickly turned around as The Depot filled up, drawing a crowd of 30 to 40 people as White Skies prepared for their show Thursday night.
White Skies, a five-member student band, performed as an opening act on Thursday night at The
Faculty in the College of Ethnic Studies were informed in a meeting this morning about upcoming budget cuts that would drastically reduce the amount of classes available to students for the upcoming fall semester.
Shannon Deloso, the Ethnic Studies representative for Associated Students, Inc., attended this
The Swamp erupted with cheers from the SF State faithful Wednesday night as the SF State women’s basketball team crushed the UC Santa Cruz Banana Slugs 75-52 for their fourth straight win.
“I thought we played like a team, maybe more than we have all year,” Gator’s
The developers of SF State Mobile, the college's first-ever mobile app, are seeking feedback from students to determine which features should be included in the platform's second iteration. A lack of advertisement of version one, however, has stymied students' exposure to the app and left the developers
An email to the student body Monday morning announced that the 2016 Housing License Agreement has added hoverboards to the list of wheeled items that are banned on campus.
"Safety is dependent on our commitment to each other," said President Leslie E. Wong at a safety meeting Thursday, Feb. 11.
On the fourth floor of Burk Hall, scissors are snipping, sewing machines are whirring, and naked, faceless dress forms are looming in the background as senior designers begin to bring their clothing concepts to life. Ruler in hand, apparel design and merchandising student Wei Kong maps out the
Inside a bright studio boutique in the Mission, Danette Scheib leans across her design table and a spool of plaid fabric. Tugging at loose threads, she straightens for a moment and begins to wonder aloud if the material might be stretchier than she remembered.
The walkways of Malcolm X Plaza were crowded with tables adorned with vibrant tablecloths and posters from SF State organizations trying to attract new members. Members of these organizations handed out informational flyers to SF State students walking around Malcolm X Plaza to join them