SF Planning tackles a racist history

David Mamaril Horowitz

October 7, 2019

Back in the 50s and 60s in San Francisco, house deeds prevented homeowners from selling houses to people of color, and banks refused to provide home loans to African-Americans.  National laws outlawed these discriminatory...

The fight for Ethnic Studies continues

Arianne Arciaga

October 7, 2019

Crowds of students and faculty on the SF State campus held their signs up loud and proud as they fought through a sea of police officers, shouting, “On strike shut it down! On strike shut it down!” 50 years ago at SF State, the Bla...

City fashions racial equity subcommittee

Sam Moore

October 7, 2019

San Francisco this month will launch an Office of Racial Equity to rectify racial disparities in the policies and practices of all city departments. The office will create a city-wide racial equity framework along with individ...

4 injured as Excelsior fire burns 2 homes

Corey Browning

October 7, 2019

Four people were hospitalized after a two-alarm fire broke out in an Excelsior District home Monday, Oct. 7.  Three injured residents and a firefighter are expected to be okay with mild to moderate injuries. The fire originat...

California’s Fire Season sparks people to question the use of N95 Respirators

Karamel NunezMartinez, Editor in Chief

October 4, 2019

During last year's big wildfire, I received a lot of scrutiny from friends and relatives since I have asthma. Having a difficult time breathing on a regular day, people were worried to see that I wasn’t wearing a mask or so...

SF District Attorney candidates answer questions from formerly incarcerated students at SF State forum before November election

MJ Johnson

October 2, 2019

Tears filled Elisabeth Ocampo’s eyes and her voice began to quiver, but she persisted in her question to three seasoned lawyers currently running for district attorney in San Francisco.  Ocampo, a formerly incarcerated undergraduat...

Pelosi announces impeachment inquiry

Wilson Gomez

October 2, 2019

  House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) announced the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump Sept. 24 for pressuring the Ukranian president to investigate Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden ahead of the ...

Jesse’s Major League Baseball postseason predictions

Jesse Gomez

October 1, 2019

October is upon us which guarantees a few things, the days are shorter and playoff baseball is right around the corner. The grueling grind of a 162-game season that spans from March to September came to an end on Sunday. AL...

City creates street-level drug dealing task force

Corey Browning

October 1, 2019

The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the creation of a task force Sept. 24 to tackle the street-level drug dealing which plagues the Tenderloin, SoMa and Mid-Market neighborhoods.    The 12-seat committee will advise city o...

London Breed discusses homeless seniors at SF State

Carly Wipf

September 30, 2019

While accepting the 2019 Distinguished Long Term Care Advocate Award for her work with aging communities, Mayor London Breed opened the ongoing discussion about homelessness among the city’s aging population to a public forum du...

Sexual assault resources on campus

Xpress Editors

September 30, 2019

Last week, the Xpress published a story surrounding a series of sexual crimes on campus. This, understandably, raised many concerns surrounding safety and resources for those affected. Below are a list of resources for victims...

A clean record for campus cops

Juan Carlos Lara, Campus News Editor

September 30, 2019

A records request by Xpress found that no officers currently employed by UPD have ever been written up for sexual assault, use of force or dishonesty in the field since they began at SF State.  Since the beginning of 2019, Senate Bill 142...

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