30 Apr 2016

When Beyonce makes you lemonade, you don’t drink it with your side chicks

The fairytale goes like this – you find your price charming, you fall in love, get married and live happily every after as the king and queen of hip hop

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27 Apr 2016

Gators brush aside Vulcans with 16 hits

The Gators (19-20) kept their postseason hopes alive as they beat the University of Hawaii at Hilo (7-31) 11-4 in a game dominated by their offense. The Vulcans didn’t stand

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26 Apr 2016

Drug price increases do more damage than pharmaceutical companies care to admit

In the midst of nonstop election coverage and endless Beyoncé think pieces, the story of an 8.5 percent spending increase of total spending on medicines among the pharmaceutical industry over the

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26 Apr 2016

Math rock band opens for Kehlani at Rhythms Music festival

Associated Students, Inc. hosted the sixth annual Rhythms Music festival featuring Kehlani, Moxie and the winner of the battle of the bands competition, Faux Foe Fox. Three events led up

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26 Apr 2016

The Depot provides real world experience to aspiring music students

SF State is home to Jazz Night on Tuesday nights. Depot manager Lupita Uribe and Muata Kenyatta, ASI associate director of programs and services, reserve the stage at The Depot

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26 Apr 2016

‘Dump Trump’ rally advocates for voter registration

Almost forty students gathered in Malcolm X Plaza chanting “Dump Trump” during an anti-Trump rally Monday, April 25, holding signs with Donald Trump’s face crossed out and printed with the slogan. The

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26 Apr 2016

My sorority helped me find my individuality

If you would have told me four years ago that I would be president of my sorority, I would have laughed in your face. Four years ago, I would have

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26 Apr 2016

I don’t need a squad to turn up

When DJ super-duo Skrillex and Diplo, collectively known as Jack Ü, played back to back concerts in downtown San Francisco this month, groups of 20-somethings flooded Market Street, their kandi-clad

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26 Apr 2016

The weather isn’t ‘bipolar,’ you’re just ableist

In the past few months the weather has been oscillating randomly from chilly sweater weather to summery heat. Just last Friday I woke up to dreary drizzle, and by the time

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26 Apr 2016

Student designs emerge from the studio

After three intensive months holed up in the apparel design lab in Burk Hall, the ensembles made by junior and senior students will grace the catwalk at “Runway 2016: Emerge” this

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26 Apr 2016

Track and field program flourishes under second-year head coach

As the Gators successful track and field season nears its end, head coach Kendra Reimer and her staff are prepping the team for the California Collegiate Athletic Association championships May 5-7. Reimer’s second year at SF State

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26 Apr 2016

Students and faculty break a sweat during annual 5K race

In the early morning hours, Malcolm X Plaza, usually desolate during the weekend, was energized by a modest but eager crowd dressed in purple and gold shirts, tight running shorts

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26 Apr 2016

Lingering notes of colonialism and homesickness in Poetry Center display

Poet Lehua M. Taitano comes from Guam, an American territory in the Pacific where only parts of the constitution apply. “And it was then that I knew that I was only

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26 Apr 2016

MFA Art Grads Showcase Latest Works

Shannon Abac’s biomorphic ceramic sculptures, dripping in glossy color, mingle with nearby woven textiles by Kimberly Arteche, depicting deliberate, close crops of pixelated photographs in muted, warm tones. Leah Virsik’s suspended forest of

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21 Apr 2016

Earth Day is more important now than ever

This Friday will mark the 46th annual Earth Day. Since this holiday isn’t accompanied by raucous partying, excessive drinking or any special types of food, like many popular holidays are,

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21 Apr 2016

Gators early game error costly in defeat to Pioneers

The SF State baseball team returned to Maloney Field Wednesday looking to end its four-game losing streak, but a rough start pushed the Cal State East Bay Pioneers over the

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19 Apr 2016

Latinx students share stories of familial struggles

“My dad became a citizen in 1993,” said senior Latinx studies major Maria Gonzalez-Chavez. “He was very vocal about racism and discrimination. He called people out, and sometimes he would

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19 Apr 2016

Your bindi is not trendy

Fashion trends at summer festivals often come under scrutiny for their cultural appropriation. Bindis have been one of the biggest trends at festivals and it needs to stop. Summer festivals

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19 Apr 2016

The experience of music festivals outweighs the cost

It’s that time of year again – when girls wear flower crowns, fanny packs come back in style and fratty electro-bros feel the need to shotgun a beer at 8 a.m.

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19 Apr 2016

Student band rocks the Annex

Long lines stretched out to North State Drive. The crowd was dancing and cheering as the multicolored LED lights shimmered on the walls and stage. A giant banner read, “Rhythms

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19 Apr 2016

Women scientists foster community with new club

Women majoring in physics and astronomy at SF State can now easily network with each other, thanks to a new club on campus. Formed in November 2015 by physics lecturer Dr.

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19 Apr 2016

The creation of the College of Ethnic Studies

The fight to create the College of Ethnic Studies redefined SF State’s core values and identity. The college was the first of its kind in the US and the strike

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19 Apr 2016

Gators look to make late-season conference splash

Under new head coach Tony Schifano, the Gators are off to a solid 16-17 start, but must keep their foot on the gas as they look to make a push

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19 Apr 2016

Fashion students redesign bookstore duds

A jumble of mannequins and measuring tape provides the backdrop for apparel design student Becky Tu as she pins the sleeve on an upcycled ’90s-inspired bomber jacket. Its waterproof shell is

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19 Apr 2016

Annual Greenhouse Theatre Festival brings scripts to life

An awakened puppet, a lovable narcissist, a crippled coal miner and online lovers – these are just a few characters that will soon jump from page to stage at the

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19 Apr 2016

Free market system devalues education

After having spent four months at an American university, one of the biggest differences I have noticed is how education here, contrary to Scandinavia, is something you pay for and,

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17 Apr 2016

Gators axed by Lumberjacks on Senior Day

The grass was a shimmering green and the sun was shining Saturday afternoon, but it was a cloudy day for the SF State softball team as they lost a weekend

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16 Apr 2016

Bonita Tindle breaks silence about viral dreadlocks video

Bonita Tindle spoke out on her Facebook page for the first time since the video of a confrontation between her and a white student with dreadlocks, Cory Goldstein, went viral

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15 Apr 2016

Students rally for transparency at SF State

A group of around 25 students rallied on 19th and Holloway avenues Wednesday to bring attention to the wide range of issues affecting SF State as of late. Issues surrounding

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15 Apr 2016

IDEAS gets closer to confirming Dream center

Associated Students, Inc. voted to support a Dream Center for undocumented students on campus last Wednesday, April 13. “The goal is to let the institution know that undocumented students are

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14 Apr 2016

Student DJ winner will open for Kehlani

What seemed to be a complete no show quickly escalated, as The Depot filled with Gator students who witnessed Ryan Pau win the 2016 DJ Competition Wednesday night. “In my opinion,

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12 Apr 2016

Candidates face off in ASI presidential race: Q&A

CORRECTION: In the print version of this article, the candidates’ responses to questions 5-7 appeared under the wrong names. Shannon Deloso’s responses appeared under Evan Gothelf’s name and Gothelf’s responses

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12 Apr 2016

San Francisco leads the way with new family leave bill

San Francisco’s new paid family leave law is a big step forward for advocates of the cause. New parents who have worked for a company for at least 180 days

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12 Apr 2016

Best season in more than a decade propelling Gators to possible tournament appearance

SF State softball is having one of its best seasons in more than a decade as the team primes itself for a playoff spot in the NCAA Division II tournament

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12 Apr 2016

Kobe Bryant irreplaceable to the very end

There will never be another Kobe Bryant. His competitive drive to be the best ever was second to none. His teammates have reinforced the fact that Kobe’s the hardest-working player to

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