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The Women’s Building walks away from conservative rally

Andrew Leal, Print Managing Editor

February 5, 2020

Organizers for the #WalkAway campaign, led by Brandon Straka, held a rally in front of The Women’s Building in the Mission on Feb. 1, to promote a pathway out of the Democratic Party for members of the LGTBQ+ community a...

Trump Defense continues their second day of arguments in impeachment trial

Andrew Leal, Print Managing Editor

January 29, 2020

White House lawyers began day two of their defense in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump for charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress on Jan. 27 to opposition from Democrats who want to call a new witness ...

Moot Court Sends First Mock-Lawyer Team to Nationals

Noor Baig, Staff reporter

January 28, 2020

Two fall semester graduates are the first in SF State Moot Court’s three year history to qualify for the national tournament this month in Baton Rouge. Aaron Gamez and Owen Nelson placed 32nd in the tournament for oral legal...

Dessert festival gives back to SF-Marin food bank

Felicia Hyde, Arts & Entertainment Editor

January 27, 2020

Hundreds of dessert lovers crowded around tables with colorful confections scattered throughout the gallery space as beams of pink and purple shone across the room. Families and loved ones laughed over candied cocktails, pu...

Discover in December: Undiscovered SF’s Holiday Market

Felicia Hyde, Arts & Entertainment Editor

December 15, 2019

Undiscovered SF will host their annual Holiday Market and last event of 2019 on Sunday, Dec. 8 in SOMA Pilipinas, the South of Market hub for the Filipino community. Vendors and artists will be accompanied by live entertainment a...

Howard Zinn Book Fair celebrates 6th anniversary

Shelley Wang

December 13, 2019

On Dec. 8 the Howard Zinn Book Fair celebrated its sixth-annual event at the City College of San Francisco  Mission campus. Every year they abide by a theme that influences the work and panel discussions during the fair. This y...

Activists commemorate Alcatraz occupation after 50 years

Sam Moore

December 3, 2019

In an old building on the north end of Alcatraz Island, Alan Harrison recently stood on a small stage over concrete floors where he remembers roller skating as a child. He also remembers the helicopters, he said, sent by the Co...

SF to vote on vacant storefront tax

Corey Browning

December 3, 2019

As San Francisco’s tech economy booms, brick and mortar retailers are struggling to stay afloat, and popular shopping corridors are becoming filled with storefront vacancies.  “Every block has at least one and usually...

Discover the Filipino Night Market

Felicia Hyde & Briana Battle

December 2, 2019

Faint aromas of sizzling sisig, adobo and sweet ube ice cream graced attendees noses as they entered Stevenson Street between 6th and 7th streets. Tables to the left and right showcased a mixture of modern and traditional Filipin...

Universal mental health care proposed to cover SF Residents

Shelley Wang

November 19, 2019

Following months of negotiating and opposing the idea, Mayor London Breed on Nov. 12 announced her support and co-sponsorship of legislation that aims to reform San Francisco’s mental health care system. The bill, dubbed Mental Healt...

Supervisor proposes first public bank in SF

Eliza Flynn

November 19, 2019

Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer proposed that San Francisco creates a task force to oversee the formation of a citywide public bank to help fund projects that benefit the public and address local issues. The “Public Bank Planning T...

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