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Accessible Technology Commons opened for now, but not for alumni

Carly Wipf

December 3, 2019

Miwa Ikema graduated from SF State in 2016 with a Master's Degree in philosophy, but she continues to sit at the front of the library several times a week with a petition to keep the library’s Accessible Technology Commons open...

SF State student gets production job with Classical Ensemble

Felicia Hyde, Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 19, 2019

When Greer McGettrick was in their early 20s, they played guitar and piano in various musical groups. McGettrick then became interested in the cello and learned to read and write music and studied music composition.  G...

Novelist, SF State alumnus Ernest J. Gaines dies at 86

Sam Moore

November 19, 2019

Acclaimed novelist Ernest J. Gaines, who graduated from SF State in 1957 and went on to write some of this century’s most celebrated pieces of African American literature, died in his home on Nov. 5. He was 86. His death...

DACA students join nationwide walkout

MJ Johnson

November 19, 2019

The conservative majority U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Nov.12 on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and their intentions to shut it down. Undocumented students on SF State’s campus organized a walkout to ...

ASI pushes for a student fee increase

Juan Carlos Lara, Campus News Editor

November 19, 2019

Fees are an intrinsic part of any college student’s life, from the time they apply to colleges and pay application fees until they prepare to leave and pay a graduation fee. Students at SF State currently pay $762 in mandatory f...

Students write messages of support to incarcerated womxn

Eliza Flynn

November 19, 2019

Alex Lalama spoke the words of bell hooks while standing atop a small platform in the lobby of Ceaser Chavez, as students began to stop to listen to her speak words of compassion toward incarcerated women: “The moment we choose...

Strindberg’s haunting Ghost Sonata SF State’s Little Theatre

Felicia Hyde, Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 19, 2019

Eerie whispers of wind slowly creep into the audience's ears as figures of life and death from the 20th century make their way like zombies onto the stage. A milkmaid in a white and brown tattered dress groans and moans while ...

CSU searches for a new chancellor

MJ Johnson

November 19, 2019

A special committee of California State University trustees and an advisory committee held an open forum at Cal State East Bay Nov. 13 to hear the CSU community’s suggestions for the selection of its newest chancellor after...

Kabuki actor brings a dose of Japanese tradition to campus

Wilson Gomez

November 12, 2019

Kabuki actor Kyôzô Nakamura displayed four hundred years of Japanese theater tradition in Knuth Hall last Friday as part of a lecture and demonstration of Kabuki theater. After a brief introduction by Professor Yukihiro Goto...

Women’s soccer ends season with 13th straight defeat

Alonso Frias, Staff reporter

November 12, 2019

The SF State Women’s soccer team ended their regular season on Nov. 9, with a home loss against the Dominguez Hills Toros (8-7-2) with a final score of 1-0. The Gators ended their season 2-14-1 with a 13-game losing streak...

Edward said and his activism honored on his murals anniversary

Lance Tisuela

November 12, 2019

As students gathered on Nov. 7 in Jack Adams Hall of the Cesar Chavez Student Center to celebrate the 12th anniversary of the inauguration of the Edward Said mural at SF State, a portion of the room was lit in green and red to...

Crime Blotter: Stonestown police activity

Juan Carlos Lara, Campus News Editor

November 12, 2019

On Nov. 2, the San Francisco Police Department responded to a 911 call from security personnel at the Stonestown Galleria about a man with a firearm. The man in question reportedly attempted to use counterfeit bills at a gaming...

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