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Almost almost famous: The Story of Ben Fong-Torres

Almost almost famous: The Story of Ben Fong-Torres

Sebastian Mino-Bucheli and Matthew Faludi October 22, 2021

Editor's note: Fong-Torres' early work was erroneously credited in this episode as a former writer for a phone book company. He has since clarified that he was editor for the phone book employee magazine. Welcome...

Chiva Pod: Herencia Playlist #3

Chiva Pod: Herencia Playlist #3

Sebastian Mino-Bucheli October 19, 2021

Welcome to Chiva Pod, a bilingual podcast for the Latinx community in the San Francisco Bay Area! It’s the tenth Day of Hispanic Heritage Month! Host Sebastian takes a different approach for stories...

A man raises his hands with others in prayer as the sun rises on Alcatraz Island on Oct. 11, 2021. The prayer was motivated to help bring in healing attributes to those within the gathering, as they spent the early morning reflecting on Indigenous history. (Samantha Laurey / Golden Gate Xpress)

Hundreds gather on Alcatraz to celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Samantha Laurey and Chris Ramirez October 11, 2021

As the sun rose on Monday morning, hundreds of people traveled from across the state to Pier 33 to a sunrise gathering on Alcatraz Island, to commemorate both Indigenous People’s Day and reflect on...

‘The best of the best wouldnt allow us to be treated this way:’ CSU faculty’s fight for better pay

‘The best of the best wouldn’t allow us to be treated this way:’ CSU faculty’s fight for better pay

Chris Ramirez, Editor-In-Chief October 9, 2021

Welcome to Gator Talk, a collaborative CalState podcast that brings city and statewide perspectives to SF State news.  Last week, the California Faculty Association — the union representing faculty...

Volunteers pickup trash along Innes Avenue in the Bayview District on Sept. 25, 2021, during the Bayview-Hunters Point Beautification Day. (Cameron Lee/Golden Gate Xpress)

Volunteers come together to clean up Bayview-Hunters Point

Cameron Lee October 2, 2021

Volunteers collected trash during the Hunters Point Beautification Day on Sept. 25 in the Bayview District. In July 2020, on his birthday, David Springer decided to begin picking up trash along the...

Gator Talk: Season 2, Episode 5: The Benevolent Case for ‘Malignant’

Gator Talk: Season 2, Episode 5: The Benevolent Case for ‘Malignant’

Chris Ramirez, Editor-In-Chief October 1, 2021

Chiva Pod is off this week but will be back for the last week of Hispanic Heritage Month. So welcome to Gator Talk, a collaborative CalState podcast that brings city and statewide perspectives to SF State...

Isaac Benard (L) and Shawon Dunston Jr. (R) pose for a photo before their game on September 9, 2021, at Mercy Health Stadium in Avon, Ohio. (Elizabeth Agazaryan / Golden Gate Xpress)

San Francisco native duo play professional baseball in Ohio

Elizabeth Agazaryan September 30, 2021

Around 18 years ago, Shawon Dunston Jr. and Isaac Benard were batboys for the Giants. Now, the two life-long friends play professional baseball together and dream of playing in the MLB. Over the summer,...

Activists for animal rights carry colorful sculptures of animal heads in Dolores Park on Saturday, September 25, 2021. (Morgan Ellis / Golden Gate Xpress)

Video: Animal rights protest in Dolores Park

Morgan Ellis September 27, 2021

Hundreds of Bay Area residents gathered in Mission Dolores Park on Saturday to speak out in support of the animal rights movement.  Organizers and attendees aimed to confront the animal agriculture...

Chiva Pod Episode 3: Herencia Playlist #2

Chiva Pod Episode 3: Herencia Playlist #2

Sebastian Mino-Bucheli September 27, 2021

Chiva Pod Seb: Bienvenidos a Chiva Pod, I’m your host Sebastian Miño-Bucheli.    Welcome to the second episode of the Herencia playlist. If you’re listening to this episode right...

A flyer for CNP recall candidate Michael Loebs sits next to a half empty wine glass at Liquid Gold on Sept. 24, 2021. Loebs joked that the flyer could become collector’s memorabilia. (Cameron Lee/Golden Gate Xpress)

SF State professor and recall candidate hosts election party

Nicolas Cholula, Multimedia Editor September 22, 2021

The California National Party held an election night viewing party for their recall replacement candidate for governor, Michael Loebs, Sept. 21 at a San Francisco bar. Loebs, who has been a political...

Crowds and lowriders gather in Mission Street to celebrate San Francisco Lowrider Council 40th anniversary on Sept. 18, 2021.

Lowriders cruise into 40th anniversary

Chris Ramirez and Anaïs-Ophelia Lino September 21, 2021

 Music filled the streets, and the revving of engines turned heads between Mission and 24th streets when lowriders flooded the Mission with vintage vehicles on The San Francisco Lowrider...

Chiva Pod Episode 2: Herencia Playlist #1

Chiva Pod Episode 2: Herencia Playlist #1

Sebastian Mino-Bucheli September 18, 2021

Gator Talk is off this week!  Welcome to Chiva Pod, a bilingual podcast for the Latinx community in the San Francisco Bay Area! Host, Sebastian takes a different approach for stories during Hispanic Heritage...

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