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Nicholson heats up as Gators split doubleheader with Sonoma State

First baseman Chris Nicholson up to bat at Maloney Field against Sonoma State, Wednesday, March 29. (Renee Smith/Xpress)

Eli Walsh
March 30, 2017
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SF State’s baseball team matched its season high for runs in a game, scoring 12 in game one of a doubleheader with Sonoma State University on Wednesday. The Sonoma State Seawolves jumped out to a quick 3-0 lead in the second inning of game one, chasing Gator starter Jack Cornish from the game. Th...

SF State students wary of approved CSU tuition hike

Students spell out “NO HIKES” with their bodies in the Malcom X Plaza in opposition of the tuition price hikes at SF State on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 in San Francisco Calif.. (Mason Rockfellow/Xpress)

Gracie Ngo
March 29, 2017
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Many SF State students are worried about the future and affordability of their education after the California State University system Board of Trustees approved a 5 percent tuition hike, despite systemwide student protests. Associated Students Inc. encouraged students to write testimonials and take...

SF State professor receives California Lawyer of the Year Award

From Kerr & Wagstaffe Attorney Head Shots.

Nicki McClelland
March 29, 2017
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SF State journalism lecturer James Wagstaffe and his team were honored with a California Lawyer Attorney of the Year award recognizing their work on the Sander v. State Bar case, where they fought to keep bar applicant data private. The legal publication California Lawyer awarded Wagstaffe, Micha...

After deluge of rain, end of drought nears for California

Courtesy of Breanna Reeves.

Katherine Minkiewicz
March 15, 2017
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Several large rainstorms walloped the San Francisco Bay Area and the rest of the state since the start of the new year, moving California out of a five-year drought and into a lush scene of greenery. As of March 7, the U.S. Drought Monitor California calculates 76 percent of the state to be out of the drought. The meteorological drought, which is a period of subnormal ...

SF State splits series with San Marcos

Megan Clark pitching during a game against the California State University San Marcos Cougars on Mar. 10, 2017, at San Francisco State University. San Francisco State won the game 6-1. (Christianna Fjelstad/ Xpress)

Reneé Smith
March 10, 2017
Filed under Sports

In a double header against California State University, San Marcos Friday, the Gators walked away splitting the games in half 6-1 and 1-2. In game one, Gator pitcher Megan Clark came out and held on strong, not allowing the Cougars to score through seven innings. At the top of the second inning, f...

University takes steps to discontinue campuswide impaction

Nicki McClelland
March 9, 2017
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SF State held its third and final required public hearing at the University library to discuss proposed admission changes and the discontinuation of the current campuswide impaction status for the fall 2018 semester. The final hearing was held on Monday. The hearings have been held throughout the...

SF State adds award winning sports information director

Brandon Davis, acting associate director of athletics for communications and fan development of SF State, takes photos of the SF State Gators during their game against the Chico State Wildcats at The Swamp on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017.

Eli Walsh
February 15, 2017
Filed under Sports

After the departure of sports information director Joe Danahey at the end of 2016, SF State’s athletic department hired Brandon Davis as acting associate director of athletics for communications and fan development. Davis, 32, is a graduate of Dominican University of California, where he worked for the...

The Gators chomp down on Chico State

SF State Gators guard Israel Hakim (15) drives through the defense of Chico State Wildcats guard Nate Ambrosini (20) and freshmen center Justin Briggs (25) and goes for the basket during the Gators' 65-51 win over the Wildcat at the Swamp on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 (Lee Kin/ Xpress).

Laura Monique Ordoñez
February 10, 2017
Filed under Sports

Last weekend proved memorable for sports, both nationally and locally. Super Bowl LI broke at least 30 records, including being the first Super Bowl in history to go into overtime, and SF State men’s basketball head coach Paul Trevor had his 100th career win in his seventh year with the Gators. “It mean...

SF State helps students register for CSU Student Research Competition

Bridget Pocasangre
February 8, 2017
Filed under Life

Creative juices were flowing as potential competitors for the CSU Student Research Competition began the application process last Wednesday. The Liberal and Creative Arts Associate Dean of Student and Curricular Services, Susan B. Shimanoff and English professor Jennifer Arin, hosted the workshop to he...

Reclaim California Higher Education prescribes “$48 Fix” to cure rising tuition

Jason Rejali
February 3, 2017
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Reclaim California Higher Education recently released a report that outlined how the state could balance tuition while relieving student cost. They called the solution the “The $48 Fix.” During a press conference Jan. 24 at UC Berkeley, a coalition of California staff and students from RCHE discusse...

Men’s basketball puts SF State back on the map

The SF State Gators talk amongst each other on the bench during their match up against the Sonoma State Seawolves at SF State on Saturday, January 21, 2017 (Mason Rockfellow/ Xpress).

Laura Monique Ordoñez
February 1, 2017
Filed under Sports

Every sports team goes through growing pains, as seen by the Bay Area’s own Golden State Warriors. During their 2011-2012 season, the Warriors made the instrumental trade of Monta Ellis for Andrew Bogut, a move that would pave the road to success for the team in the years to come. The infamous ...

Ambassador Fischer: SF State celebrates the life of diplomat, mentor and friend

Fellow friends and family all gather at the memorial service held for David Joseph Fischer at the seven Hills Community Center. (Kyler Knox/Xpress)

Madeleine Neale
January 31, 2017
Filed under Life

SF State’s International Relations Department held a memorial Saturday afternoon in honor of the University’s first diplomat-in-residence, Ambassador David Joseph Fischer,  77, who passed away November 22 after a long battle with cancer. The service was held at SF State’s Seven Hills Conference Cent...

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