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[media-credit name="Amanda Davis" align="alignleft" width="374"][/media-credit] Angela Mak, an environmental studies major, teaches students basics of the Cantonese language at a language exchange class organized by international students in J. Paul Leonard Library, at San Francisco State University on Thursday, February 9, 2017.[/caption]
Gloria Watkins, famously known as “bell hooks,” addressed the issues of feminism under the current political climate during her first visit in 15 years to SF State Monday. The well-known African American scholar of intersectionality of race and gender attracted more than 530 people, exceeding
SF State is offering new courses to give students a different approach to developing critical thinking skills this semester: Comics and zombies.
Nick Sousanis, an award-winning graphic novelist, is teaching two new comics courses in the humanities department, including Making Comics in Liberal Studies and Comics
The Gators beat California State University, Los Angeles Golden Eagles 96-76 on Saturday’s Senior Night. Before the game, a short ceremony was conducted for seniors Coley Apsay, Nick Calcaterra, AJ Kahlon, Derrick Brown and Israel Hakim.
Head Coach Paul Trevor started all five seniors to pay
SF State women’s basketball finished their final home game of the season Saturday with a California State University, Los Angeles defeat 55-54.
The Gators celebrated Senior Night with their second win in a row and biggest comeback of the 2016-17 season, overcoming the double-digit deficit.
SF State’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee is hosting its seventh annual food drive this week, Feb. 19 through Feb. 25, where proceeds go to the SF-Marin Food Bank.
The food drive, started in 2011, asks that all 13 schools in the California Collegiate Athletic Association gather donations
SF State men’s basketball held on to their winning streak, conquering Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros 78-68 Friday night.
The packed house at the Swamp witnessed a tense game that saw multiple lead changes and random swings of momentum.
Both teams started the game sluggish with
SF State women’s basketball defeated California State University, Dominguez Hills 73-68 at The Swamp tonight, giving the Gators their first win since their recent 17-game losing streak.
The Gators had the Toros by the horns for a majority of the game, holding the lead for a
California representative Jackie Speier held a public forum, “A Conversation About America,” at San Francisco’s Lowell High School, where she addressed community members and their concerns about the future under President Trump’s Administration.
Constituents expressed shock, confusion and anger over issues facing the nation and the Democratic
Daisy Nava, an 18-year-old biology major at SF State, sat in Justin Herman Plaza waiting for the 12th annual Valentine’s Day Great San Francisco Pillow Fight to begin.
A crowd of about 60 gathered around the plaza awaiting the event, with only a few people
Junior guard Warren Jackson stood near half-court with an ear-to-ear smile on his face. The buzzer had just sounded on a thrilling overtime win against California State University Stanislaus.
Gators head coach Paul Trevor turned from shaking hands with the Stanislaus coach when he saw
SF State President Leslie E. Wong and Rev. Amos Brown shared the pulpit at Third Baptist Church for the 12th annual CSU Super Sunday, to discuss the importance of higher education in the African American community.
CSU Super Sunday is held each year at more than
Yuca Tacos is a one-man operation that runs out of the small kitchen in Chug Pub, a Sunset neighborhood bar popular for their Chug Tower.
Located across the street from Golden Gate Park on the corner of 20th Avenue and Lincoln Way, Chug Pub offers
The Uber boycott continues with SF State students, as they do their part in deleting the ride-sharing app, following the company’s decision to temporarily turn off their surging prices to and from John F. Kennedy International Airport during protests and subsequent taxi strikes, according to
Black Residents United in Housing, or B.R.U.H. members, attended “Black Love,” a Black History Month celebration held in the towers conference center Monday, to find it was less interactive than expected.
The conference center had seven half-empty tables decorated with short profiles of prominent black
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
SF State women’s softball team lost both double header games on Sunday afternoon, 1-2 and 4-5, splitting the series with California State East Bay 2-2 for the weekend.
Starting pitcher of the first game, Lindsey Cassidy, silenced the Pioneers for two innings until the team managed
SF State women’s softball walked away with two wins Saturday afternoon against California State University, East Bay 6-5 and 6-3.
Senior pitcher Megan Clark started the Gators off during the first game and both teams went scoreless through the first.
East Bay put themselves ahead on the
The SF State community celebrated the opening of the long-awaited Dream Resource Center in the Mary Park Lounge with food, refreshments, speeches and a spoken word performance Tuesday.
“It’s a beautiful thing, the celebration tonight. It’s a surreal thing,” said Norma Salcedo, AB 540 Dream
SF State shared a cloud-based storage and file-sharing system that will give faculty, staff and students access to more free storage space than other like systems, such as Google Drive or Dropbox.
Box, a file-sharing system provided by a company with the same name, gives students
Correction: A previous version of this article mistakenly identified Hermanos Unidos as a fraternity. The text has since been corrected.
The members of the Hermanos Unidos, a predominantly Latino-based organization at SF State, volunteered to get pied in the face to raise funds for their academic
Many students in San Francisco utilize the artistic freedom this unique city provides.
SF State students, Max Volen and Jack Connor, alongside their friend and Academy of Arts student, Chris Lee, take advantage of San Francisco’s unique music culture as the band hit me, Harold!
Walls that are usually home to hanging art pieces were temporarily bare, with only a large wooden studio desk and an unarranged photography backdrop taking up the open space at SF State’s Associated Students Inc. art gallery.
Located at the top of the Cesar Chavez
Creative juices were flowing as potential competitors for the CSU Student Research Competition began the application process last Wednesday. The Liberal and Creative Arts Associate Dean of Student and Curricular Services, Susan B. Shimanoff and English professor Jennifer Arin, hosted the workshop to help students
This Spring 2017, SF State welcomes 221 new international students from around the world who will study here for the next 6-to-12 months. Each student has chosen to attend SF State to experience firsthand what it’s like to study in America. View the interactive map
After a weekend of tension following President Trump’s immigration ban, SF State students were welcomed with the opportunity to try on hijabs on World Hijab Day Jan. 30 in the quad.
Hosted by the University’s Muslim Women Student Association, the event aimed to combat misconceptions about
SF State creative writing professor Peter Orner is 1-of-30 finalists in the running for the prestigious National Book Critics Circle Award for his book, "Am I Alone Here?", the College of Liberal and Creative Arts announced Monday in a University Communications press release.
Orner’s text, which
SF State’s Exhibition Design class, Art 619, is already working hard on the first art gallery of the semester “Mashrabiya: The Art of Looking Back,” which is set to open Feb. 18.
Every Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., enrolled students gather in the Fine
It’s hard to bounce back from an athletic injury but for SF State senior and softball captain Gabby Reta, it was only a minor setback that motivated her to rise and lead a team.
Originally from Tustin, California, Reta committed to playing for SF State in
Every sports team goes through growing pains, as seen by the Bay Area’s own Golden State Warriors. During their 2011-2012 season, the Warriors made the instrumental trade of Monta Ellis for Andrew Bogut, a move that would pave the road to success for the team
The Office of Sustainability at SF State will submit a report February 1 to participate in a sustainability rating program that tracks and assesses efforts for maintaining a food and waste sustainable and environmentally friendly campus, according to an SF State campus memo.
STARS, or Sustainability
Countrywide protests broke out Saturday following Trump’s signing of the order that temporarily bans Syrian refugees and citizens of seven other predominantly Muslim countries.
On the same day, SF State student Amran Alsiday received a phone call.
Alsiday was told by family that his inlaw, Esa AlWasli,
The Swamp was overflowing with Division II alumni, families, and friends who rallied together to cheer for the wrestlers competing in SF State’s 40th Annual California Collegiate Wresting Open on Saturday.
Matt Gamble, sophomore, was the highlight of the match, winning the title in the 125
I am the oldest of four and I am a first-generation Mexican-American. Mexico is the land of my mother and her mother. It is the land of my ancestors but it is not my land, it is not my home.
I know nothing of Mexico other