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Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies hopes to expand with $1 million donation

Paisley Trent

November 12, 2019

An SF State alumna, Neda Nobari, recently donated $1 million for new fellowships and grants at the Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies for student and faculty initiatives, expanding on a previous $5 million donation she made to es...

Prop C motivates students to vote on campus

Briana Battle, Art Director

November 12, 2019

Census data shows young adults are notorious for low voter turnout, but despite this trend, SF State students still came out to the on-campus polling place at Towers to cast their vote Nov. 5 for the ballot measures that mattered ...

SFPD falls short on reforms

Sam Moore

November 5, 2019

It took three years for the San Francisco Police Department to complete 29 of 272 recommendations that the U.S. Justice Department handed down to them in 2016,  in response to a series of high-profile police shootings and scand...

SF State distributes masks as North Bay burns

Noor Baig, Staff reporter

November 5, 2019

SF State announced distribution of N-95 masks on campus following the fires in the North Bay in an email last week. Students can pick up masks at Mashouf Wellness Center or Student Health Services, and staff can go to the Env...

Crime Blotter: Three Thefts

Juan Carlos Lara, Campus News Editor

November 5, 2019

Three grand thefts occurred on campus over the course of three days, totaling in just over $4,000 worth of losses, according to the University Police Department. No arrests have been made. Grand theft is defined as any theft of prop...

SF State Hall of Fame welcomes four new members

Eliza Flynn

November 5, 2019

Distinguished members of the SF State community dined at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in celebration of the induction of four new members to the SF State Hall of Fame Saturday, Nov. 2. The university’s signature purple lit up ...

Preparedness for potential on-campus shootings

Arianne Arciaga

November 5, 2019

Sept. 19, Joseph Vicencio was arrested after firing multiple gunshots on San Jose State University’s campus. The shots caused damage to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library and parking structure. On Oct. 25, SF State stude...

The necessity of active shooter safety drills on campus

Kerasa Dimitrios Tsokas, Opinion Editor

November 5, 2019

Oct. 22, a 17-year-old student who attended Ridgway High School in Santa Rosa opened fire on another student. While police said this was an “isolated act of violence,” this incident raises an important conversation — school shootings.  According to EverytownResearch, California has ...

SF State embraces throwback era play

Jimmy DeRogatis

November 5, 2019

Head coach Vince Inglima. Photo courtesy sfstategators.com The San Francisco State Men’s basketball team is set to tip-off their season on Friday, Nov. 8 at 5:30 p.m. against rival Academy of Art in San Rafael. The excitement surrounding this year’s team came when Hea...

SFSU Surfers beat Cal, UCSF in ‘Battle of the Bay’ Competition

Jesse Gomez

November 5, 2019

Surfers from San Francisco State University, University of San Francisco and the University of California Berkeley, enter the water for a mock surfing competition at Ocean Beach in San Francisco Nov 2, 2019 (Photo by James Wyatt / Golden Gate Xpress) As seconds fell from t...

Sorority fundraises for Latinx scholarship through first annual Noche de Cultural

Sahar Swaleh

October 29, 2019

Rhythmic beats of modern pop and rap music filled the crowded room of Jack Adams Hall Oct. 22 at 6 p.m. Dozens of students sat around round pink tables decorated in confetti with plates of rice, beans and chicken from Taquer...

Gators weigh in on election propositions

Lance Tisuela

October 29, 2019

More young people are voting now than four years ago, mainly due to year-round voting initiatives on college campuses. The National Study of Learning, Voting and Engagement, conducted by the Institute for Democracy & Hig...

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