This past weekend was Cinco de Mayo and contrary to what so many ignorant people believe, it is not in fact Mexican Independence day, which is actually September 16 if anyone actually cares.
Cinco de Mayo marks the Battle of Puebla where the Mexican Army defeated
Those of you who have kept up with my sex column this semester know my articles have been on the lighter side and have encouraged sexual connection and exploration. However, this week we need to talk about the importance of protection.
Every piece I have
Going to Coachella was a last-second decision. The best sorts of adventures start that way. You don’t plan out challenging or memorable moments, they plan you. Like a perfect storm I got the days off, bought a ticket and hopped into a friend’s car.
I am a bigger, curvier woman. I've been that way for as long as I can remember and I have finally learned how to love my fat.
Learning to love my fat didn’t come easy. After years of hating myself and giving into societal pressures surrounding
Last year when I went to the Cherry Blossom Festival in San Francisco, the first thing that caught my eye was a girl dressed in an anime costume wearing a colorful wig and dancing on a small stage. I stopped and stared, and then found
Racism is dead. All is good in the world and we are all one big happy family. At least according to PepsiCo Inc.’s latest commercial.
For anyone who has yet to see the commercial, Kendall Jenner leaves the comfort of her modeling pedestal to join a
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Mayor Nir Barkat of Jerusalem canceled his upcoming visit to SF State due to dissatisfaction with the event’s organization and lack of publicity.
“The university offered a ticketed, limited event, and no legitimate effort was made on the part of the university to
I was recently standing on the corner of 45th Street and Sloat Avenue in the unusually warm San Francisco air -— with small beads of sweat forming on the back of my neck and around 15 pounds of camera equipment in tow. I was patiently
On March 28, Democratic Representative Maxine Waters had to defend herself (again) to Fox News host Bill O’Reilly after he mocked her hair in response to Waters criticizing President Trump.
“I didn’t hear a word she said, I was looking at the James Brown wig,” O’Reilly
“This new faith has emerged from a bizarre fusion of the cultural bohemianism of San Francisco with the hi-tech industries of Silicon Valley,” wrote Richard Barbrook and Andy Cameron in their 1995 paper “The Californian Idealogy.”
The “new faith” was a strange hybrid of Reaganomics and
The Raiders announced their relocation to Las Vegas on Monday, leaving fans such as myself heartbroken. One of my earliest memories as a Raider fan is taking the BART to my first ever football game with my dad.
I was nine or 10 years old
For many students at SF State spring break is a time to head back home or go on vacation. However for Gator athletes, spring break means added time for their craft.
According to the Next College Student Athlete website, spring break can be a critical time
The following is a letter to the editor in response to Gay student shares story of discrimination at Student Health Services from Associate Vice President for Student Affairs Gene Chelberg.
The health, well-being and safety of all SF State students is of primary importance to us in
The day started around noon with a few older Berkeley women in their pink hats and anti-Trump posters on and ready to go. Over the first hour both sides started trickling in at opposite ends of the park. Speakers from By Any Means Necessary (BAMN)
I have been dating my partner for four years now. I truly believe our relationship has lasted with the 200-mile distance standing between us due to the respect we have for one another and our relationship.
Politics never came up between us until last year,
Every young basketball player’s dream is to play in the NBA and have their own signature shoe.
Most of us don’t get there, so we settle for wearing the shoes of our favorite players. Famous ballers like Jordan, Kobe, LeBron and Curry, and the shoe companies,
My partner and I have been dating for almost five years. For almost four of those years we have been in a long distance relationship.
We started dating when we were 16. We were juniors in high school and we had our whole future ahead of
My best friend is the only girl I know who wears heels to school most days; her tall graceful figure gliding across campus to the sound of click-clack-click-clack. Our endless inside jokes make me laugh at the most inappropriate times, and her warm smile is
When I was 19 I had a pregnancy scare. It was our first weekend alone together and on the first night the condom broke.
We stayed up all night talking about what we were going to do until 7 a.m. when our local Walgreens would
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
I had sex for the first time when I was 14. I was young, scared and lacked the knowledge mothers often pass down to their daughters.
He told me if I loved him I would have sex with him. He told me he deserved it after
Ever since I was a wide-eyed 11-year-old in middle school, I dreamed about receiving a lavish heart-shaped box of chocolates, secret love letter or bouquet of red roses stuffed in my locker as a way of one of my crushes admitting and professing their love.