03 Sep 2019

Mahoney: First woman president in SF State history

Lynn Mahoney was originally a U.S. historian with a Ph.D., gearing up to educate students about the record of the past. She expected to be on a traditional teaching path,

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28 Aug 2019

Photo series provides snapshot of San Francisco queer identities

Sonia Nicklès rolled up to photographer Lauren Tabak’s house on a $5 skateboard she bought in the Castro, decorated with stickers of gay icons like pro skater Brian Anderson. Soon

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28 Aug 2019

Chinese Cultural Program Closes

A wide-reaching Chinese cultural exchange program closed its doors after a 14 year run, buckling under federal pressures that threatened the funding of the university’s other language program: Chinese Flagship. 

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21 May 2019

Graduation sparks ‘Undocujoy’

Sandra Victoria Muniz Fernandez walks past her peers on her way to receive her diploma during the 5th annual Beyond Borders graduation ceremony that recognizes undocumented students on May 18,

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21 May 2019

Xpress, extended community mourns loss of former sports editor

Journalism major and former Golden Gate Xpress sports editor Thomas De Alba stands for a graduation portrait in the Class of 2016. (Courtesy of Michael De Alba/ Golden Gate Xpress).

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14 May 2019

Rap battle ends in brawl

University police are searching for a man seen fleeing the Cesar Chavez Student Center after a brawl broke out in the midst of a rap battle on May 14, leaving

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14 May 2019

Students collect signatures to keep Accessible Technology Commons open

Photo by LOLA CHASE/Golden Gate Xpress   Miwa Ikema sat outside the J. Paul Leonard Library collecting signatures to stop the May 23 removal of the Accessible Technology Commons, a

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07 May 2019

400-page report provides look into campus life experience

Kadian McIntosh presents the process and results of the campus climate research survey on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 in the library events room. (LOLA CHASE/Golden Gate Xpress)   A series

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07 May 2019

Declining Latino population in Mission inspires street fair, aims to retain culture

Isidro Fajardo, artistic director and choreographer of the dance group Bolivia Corazón de América, talks to another dancer after their performance at the 15th annual Mission Neighborhood Centers Cinco de

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30 Apr 2019

Devastating explosions rouse dark memories

INFOGRAPHIC CREATED BY PAUL EICHENHOLTZ AND CARLY WIPF/Golden Gate Xpress    Less than a week after coordinated suicide bombings in Sri Lanka claimed hundreds of lives on Easter Sunday, the

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25 Apr 2019

University releases Campus Climate Survey findings

This first ever campuswide climate assessment of SF State was released yesterday online in a 400-plus page report, allowing the University to evaluate how the community can be improved in

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23 Apr 2019

Bill proposal changes use of force standards

  A bill aiming to reduce deadly police shootings advanced with a 5-2 vote by California legislators on April 9, despite law enforcement agencies’ support of a rival bill. In

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22 Apr 2019

AS passes climate change resolution

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (center) speaks on the Green New Deal with Senator Ed Markey (right) in front of the Capitol Building in February 2019. (Photo by ‘Senate Democrats’ via Wikimedia

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16 Apr 2019

CSU policy changes sexual misconduct investigations

Art courtesy of End Rape On Campus (EROC), Title IX.   Title IX investigators illustrated how revised procedures affect students who report sexual misconduct complaints against other students in an

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09 Apr 2019

City hall approves memorial for Alex Nieto

Alex’s father, Refugio Nieto hugs Jennifer Raviv after the decision was made to build a memorial with the proper language to remember Alex Nieto’s death in Bernal Heights, where he

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06 Apr 2019

Court ruling changes policy on CSU sexual assault investigations

The California State University system altered its approach to addressing sexual misconduct allegations March 29, after a Jan. 4 California Court of Appeals decision found gaps in the Title IX

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02 Apr 2019

Students still champion climate reform despite knockdown of Green New Deal

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (center) speaks on the Green New Deal with Senator Ed Markey (right) in front of the Capitol Building in February 2019. (Photo by ‘Senate Democrats’ via Wikimedia

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19 Mar 2019

Public Health investigation reveals rat droppings at ‘Shitty Eats’

Students at a Residential Housing Association town hall meeting last month described an abusive manager and unsafe food conditions at the residential dining hall facility City Eats, and an Xpress

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09 Mar 2019

BART power outage stalls trains for hours

BART resumed service after a computer glitch prompted a system-wide power outage Saturday morning, halting all trains for hours until power was restored. BART released a statement on their website

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05 Mar 2019

UPDATE: Fire injures resident, engulfs apartment building

DALY CITY — Officials are still investigating the cause of fire that started at 2:15 p.m. Tuesday in a Daly City apartment building near the intersection Belmar Avenue and Crestwood DriveThe blaze was likely caused by a sparked appliance in the kitchen area, according to North County Fire Authority Inspector Thanapong Srivieng.  

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05 Mar 2019

City plans to create support center for residents living out of vehicles

Thirty four-year-old Mohamad Alajtal starts his day by working and taking classes for his master’s degree in mechanical engineering at SF State. After completing his undergraduate studies in Libya, he

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21 Feb 2019

Groups demand Academic Senate removes political holiday from list of religious observances

Allies of Palestine presented a list of demands at the Academic Senate meeting Tuesday to echo points made at last week’s protest about the administration’s inclusion of Israeli Independence Day

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19 Feb 2019

Trump’s declaration spurs protests, criticism over wall

Protesters swarmed around the San Francisco Federal Building Monday to denounce President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to fund his proposed wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. The rally

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19 Feb 2019

Religious holiday list incites rally, demands for apology

Students and community members called for a public apology at a campus rally Feb. 13, after administration recognized Israel Indepen- dence Day as a religious holiday. In an email response

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13 Feb 2019

Inclusion of Israeli political holiday sparks protest

Student and community voices sliced through wind and rain on Feb. 13, protesting the university administration’s decision to recognize Israeli Independence Day as a religious holiday on campus. At the

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12 Feb 2019

California sea lions killed to preserve Oregon fish

California sea lions, like the ones Bay Area residents know to lazily sunbathe on Pier 39, are being killed by Oregon wildlife officials for dining on diminishing fish populations. An

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