After the departure of sports information director Joe Danahey at the end of 2016, SF State’s athletic department hired Brandon Davis as acting associate director of athletics for communications and fan development.
Davis, 32, is a graduate of Dominican University of California, where he worked for
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. In a deeply divided political world, we all have a responsibility to seek the truth and
Behind every athlete is a great coach, teammate and trainer. Graduate assistant athletic trainer Phil Littlejohn is the newest addition to the Gators’ sports medicine team behind the athletes.
Originally from rural New York, Littlejohn received a bachelor’s degree in athletic training from Waynesburg University in
Last weekend proved memorable for sports, both nationally and locally. Super Bowl LI broke at least 30 records, including being the first Super Bowl in history to go into overtime, and SF State men’s basketball head coach Paul Trevor had his 100th career win in his
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 from entering the country, to deport people who do not have papers and to make “America
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 this year, and has now completed two of its three phases. Expansion focused on upgrading current
“Run. Hide. Fight.” Ohio State University students and faculty received this message Monday morning after a student terrorized the campus with a car and knife, sending 11 people to the hospital.
This message has been promoted by local and national law enforcement agencies as the
Associated Students Inc. and the AIDS Coordinating Committee at SF State are planning an all-day event to commemorate the 28th annual World AIDS Day.
The event, which will take place on Thursday, Dec. 1, will offer various activities such as free HIV antibody testing in the
What constitutes a legally binding contract? The answer to that question has several SF State faculty members at odds with University administration. An article published by Inside Higher Ed on Monday has exposed what seven professors are calling a breach of contract, and that number
Dildos, pornography videos, self help sex books, goodie bags filled with condoms and lube lined the table at the entrance of the eighth annual Sexuality Career Fair.
Hosted by the Education & Referral Organization for Sexuality, the fair took place in Jack Adams Hall and drew
Mariel De Paz, political science major, wearing a shirt that read ‘Undocumented and Unafraid’ in bold white letters tearfully expressed how she felt post election in an open forum organized by the University on Thursday.
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UPDATE: According to a University spokesperson, "UPD is investigating the message left yesterday in the Creative Arts building, and asks that anyone who has any information to please contact them. We take this incident very seriously and are committed to ensuring that SF State is
SF State students waved flags representing Mexico and LGBTQ+ and held signs with messages like "Dump Trump" as they gathered in Malcolm X Plaza on Wednesday. With plans to march in solidarity against President Elect Donald Trump and join protesters downtown, the crowd of about 50
Four years ago, Joel Engardio ran for District 7 Supervisor and placed fourth. Last night, he placed second.
Engardio’s watch party took place at the Squat and Gobble restaurant on West Portal Avenue with supporters and campaign employees who have been campaigning for him since
A male victim contacted the University Police around noon yesterday to report an on-campus strong-armed robbery, according to a campus-wide email sent by Vice President & Title IX Coordinator Luoluo Hong. This incident marks the second armed robbery to occur on campus in the span
CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article stated that "several attempts were made to contact the University for more information regarding the robbery," when if fact Golden Gate Xpress made two phone calls to the University for a statement but did not leave a message
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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 that isn’t stopping her from running for the second time.
The College of Ethnic Studies has applied for a $100 million grant in hopes of expanding the College’s reach and impact.
The 100&Change grant, provided by the MacArthur Foundation, is open to any organization and has received an estimate of 10,000 applications from all over the
SF State’s Queer Alliance is attempting to re-register their club status for spring 2017 after a two semester long absence due to embezzlement of funds by a former member, said Queer Alliance Director Stuart Castaneda.
The club was unable to re-register with the University due
SF State plans to hire an advising specialist this semester to help implement their initiative to increase graduation rates of current students.
The California State University Chancellor’s Office has recently set new benchmarks for graduation rates. As part of the Campus Student Success Plan in SF
For food lovers, the Vista Room is the mother lode of all things culinary at SF State.
Located in Burk Hall room 401, the functioning lab class offers hungry patrons the chance to taste hand-crafted culinary creations ranging from Frisee Salad with Duck Confit, to Eggplant
The David Horowitz Freedom Center, a conservative activist group, took responsibility for posting fliers around the SF State campus on Friday that depicted a professor as a terrorist sympathizer, according to a press release issued by the center.
“Our goal in placing these posters on
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[media-credit id=433 align="alignnone" width="800"][/media-credit] Community members storm San Francisco District 10 supervisor Mali Cohen’s office at City Hall on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016. The board heard from judges and members of the public to address findings of the Blue Ribbon Panel report
Latinos, Chicanos and Mexican Americans comprise the largest ethnic group on the SF State campus. Combined, they make up nearly one-third of the student population. The majority of universities and colleges have shown increased enrollment across the country, but data shows graduation rates don’t rise
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Car break-ins near SF State and the surrounding Taraval area have risen 30 percent in two years, according to police incident reports.
There have been 46 auto burglary reports around SF State in 2016 so far. More than half of those incidents
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The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously approved an ordinance on Tuesday that will vacate
The watermelon pink shirts with a recognizable PEACH symbol used to be a common sight in the quad and many could recognize them at first glance. The shirts were worn by members of Peer Education Advocating Campus Health created in 2005 to serve students through
This September, invitations were sent out to students, staff and faculty to form the first ever campus task force at SF State that will identify barriers to success for first-year students and develop a plan to combat student attrition.
“Research shows that freshmen student success
On a warm Monday evening, television screens flickered and heated discussions boomed as students both on and off campus watched the first presidential debate of the 2016 election.
In Parkmerced, the Republican Student Union, led by club president John Byerly, gathered to watch the debate
A new group’s campaign to end housing and food insecurity at SF State has gained momentum in recent weeks thanks to growing support across campus.
What began in August as a collaboration between Health Promotion and Wellness, Residential Life, Associated Students, Inc. and the Dean’s Office
On Wednesday SF State’s College of Ethnic Studies will launch a two-month-long speaker series, sponsored by SF State’s Climate Justice Initiative. The college aims to raise awareness about the inequalities that arise with climate change through music, art and political theatre.
The series’ inaugural event will
SF State plans to demolish two on-campus housing sites and replace them with a new mixed-use Creative Arts building, which will include dorms, classrooms, retail stores, and an 800-seat concert hall.
The new building is part of the University’s Master Plan, which incorporates the construction of
SF State is working on bringing an Afro floor to student housing as soon as fall 2017, confirmed University spokesperson Jonathan Morales in an email.
The floor would not solely be dedicated to Black students, but would also be open to anyone interested in learning
I’ve always considered myself to be a private person. This meant that when it finally came time to move away from home after high school and be on my own, the idea of sharing a tiny dorm room with a total stranger was not very
The aromas of perfume and barbeque sauce mingled in the breezy McCovey Cove air as graduates, their friends and their family filtered into sunny AT&T Park for the 2016 SF State Commencement on Friday.
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