20 Sep 2019

Vape ban smokes out local businesses

San Francisco’s ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes forced one of its last vaping shops to close Sept. 9 after six years in the business. “They regulated me out

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20 Sep 2019

10 year anniversary of The Great British Baking Show

The Great British Baking Show, a U.K.-based baking competition series, celebrates its 10th anniversary with the exciting return of the baker’s dozen. The show’s weekly episodes can be found exclusively

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19 Sep 2019

Update on alumnus Brandon Lee

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors approved a resolution to support moving an SF State alumnus to San Francisco from the Philippines after he was shot there and left in critical

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18 Sep 2019

Expansion of SF State’s Basic Needs Initiative launches permanent food pantry

California State University recently expanded the Basic Needs Initiatives across all 23 campuses, allowing SF State to establish a permanent food pantry and provide students with alternative housing resources. SF

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17 Sep 2019

Armenian Food Festival celebrates culture and community

The 62nd Armenian Food Festival in San Francisco celebrated the beauty and variety of Armenian traditions and culture with food and festivities Music and the smell of grilled steak and

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17 Sep 2019

Brave students box bothersome bat

Students heroically catch a bat who evaded capture from UPD and Animal Control for two weeks in student housing  A bat was caught Sept. 7 on the sixth floor of

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17 Sep 2019

September brings National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that suicide is the leading cause of death among college students, just under accidental injuries. According to Suicide Prevention Resource Center, 7.7%

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16 Sep 2019

Students strike for sustainable future

Students from the Environmental Studies department are taking their passions beyond the classroom this week by organizing and holding events for global climate week on campus. Students from the Environmental

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13 Sep 2019

Multicultural Greek Council hosts a night for camaraderie

Seven of the 14 multicultural Greek organizations came together Sept. 5 in Jack Adams Hall to celebrate the second annual Meet the Multicultural Greeks event.  The night showcased half of

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13 Sep 2019

Student rapper balances school and music

A.P.E, also known as Ray Molano, began writing raps 15 years ago and has not looked back since. Just this past Friday, he dropped a track called “El Pensativo.”  ​Molano,

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12 Sep 2019

SF’s push for zero plastic

San Francisco instituted its newest regulations to reduce single-use plastics in the city.  The Plastic, Litter and Toxics Reduction Law prohibits food and beverage vendors, event producers and retailers from

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12 Sep 2019

Marijuana’s prohibition, its politics and its historic racists undertones

When it comes to the judicial system, race stands as a sort of systematic barrier for people of color. You can look to examples like the differences in crack vs.

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11 Sep 2019

The lasting impact of Sept. 11 2001, 18 years later

The day the planes hit the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, the lives of Muslims in America changed forever.  The event occurred 18 years ago, but the effects

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11 Sep 2019

Impact of planned housing apprised

Housing developers plan to transform one of San Francisco’s last stretches of undeveloped land into a residential neighborhood, but doing so would compromise the surrounding air quality, bicycle safety, flow

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10 Sep 2019

New School of Cinema director strives to create equity, inclusiveness in industry

Giant lime green-bordered letters spell “director” across her floral sequined chest. Her black fur-covered ankles completed the eccentric outfit. A grin flashed across her face, welcoming all into her world

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10 Sep 2019

NRA labeled a domestic terrorist group by city leaders

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Sept. 3 to approve a resolution declaring the National Rifle Association a domestic terrorist group. The resolution asked that San Francisco assess

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10 Sep 2019

CSU to provide free legal immigration services

California State University announced Aug. 28 a plan to provide free immigration legal services to students and employees.  As part of this plan, attorneys, paralegals and accredited representatives will visit

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09 Sep 2019

Traffic safety measures introduced amid fatalities

Mayor London Breed announced a package of traffic safety projects Aug. 29 aimed at curbing the climbing number of vehicle-related fatalities on San Francisco streets this year. The safety measures,

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03 Sep 2019

Mahoney: First woman president in SF State history

Lynn Mahoney was originally a U.S. historian with a Ph.D., gearing up to educate students about the record of the past. She expected to be on a traditional teaching path,

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03 Sep 2019

Federal agencies issue e-cigarette warning amid ongoing investigation

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned against vaping as it investigates at least 215 instances of severe respiratory disease potentially linked to electronic cigarettes. “Youth, young adults,

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03 Sep 2019

San Francisco Chief of Police apologizes to LGBTQ+ community

Chief of Police William Scott delivered a historic apology Aug. 26 to the city’s LGBTQ+ community on behalf of the San Francisco Police Department. “We are here tonight to reflect

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03 Sep 2019

Opponent of homeless shelter looks to voters

The plan to build the largest navigation center in the city on the Embarcadero has once again rankled South Beach residents who’ve opposed the project since its inception. “The city

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03 Sep 2019

Serial killers, Satanic Panic and superheros: Courses at SFSU get experimental

From deep dives into the psyche of serial killers to the literary relevancy of superheroes, the Experimental College’s fall 2019 lineup includes a wide variety of courses taught by undergraduate

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02 Sep 2019

August ends with Black Breastfeeding Week

August 31 marked the end of National Breastfeeding Month. Within that month is Black Breastfeeding Week, celebrated from Aug. 25 to 31.  The week was created by three Black women,

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28 Aug 2019

Alumnus In Critical Condition After Shooting

Brandon Lee wearing Warriors gear and holding his nephew. (Photo courtesy by Princess Bustos)   SF State alumnus Brandon Lee suffered four bullets to his back, spine and jaw on

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28 Aug 2019

Celine’s Culinary Corner: broke & famished $10 tour of the Outer Sunset

[ngg src=”galleries” ids=”2″ display=”basic_imagebrowser”]Whether you are new to SF State or a returning student, back to school means back to penny-pinching and finding the best spots around the city to

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21 May 2019

Professor calls UPD on student of color

An SF State professor called University police (UPD) on a Black student after a minor classroom disruption April 11.  Since then he has struggled to complete his coursework and contacting

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21 May 2019

Latinx studies self-funds graduation ceremony

Graduation speaker and International Relations major Maria Jose Lozano stands for a portrait wearing a sash with Colombian flag on it at SF State on May 16, 2019. (JAMES CHAN/Golden

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21 May 2019

Xpress, extended community mourns loss of former sports editor

Journalism major and former Golden Gate Xpress sports editor Thomas De Alba stands for a graduation portrait in the Class of 2016. (Courtesy of Michael De Alba/ Golden Gate Xpress).

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21 May 2019

Soon-to-be alumni ponder graduate school options

With commencement coming next week, graduating SF State students are getting ready to take the next step in their lives. For many that will mean beginning their professional careers and

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14 May 2019

Challenges facing student parents alleviated by child care service

According to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), the number of single mothers in postsecondary education more than doubled between 1999 and 2012— as of 2012, 11 percent of

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14 May 2019

Annual fashion show highlights sustainability through reused textiles

Teizue Nwabuzoh wearing coat made of recycled denim by Chloe Archie at “RUNWAY 2019: Kaleidoscope” SF State”s Apparel Design & Merchandising program’s annual showcase of junior and senior work  on

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07 May 2019

Alumna volunteers to help sell refugee art

    International Thanks to a nation-wide organization, refugees are sharing their artwork with U.S. consumers. Love Without Borders is a non-profit organization that showcases and sells art made by

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07 May 2019

Self-care symposium highlights mental health battles of marginalized students

SF State psychology major Taeil Sung (right) speaks to the crowd as psychology major Coco Griffin (left) listens at the Active Minds 2nd annual Mental Health Symposium in Jack Adams

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03 May 2019

Graduate student pursues professional opera

Ana Miranda steps forward for applause at the end of “In Paradisum” an opera concert by SF State’s University Chorus April 25, 2019 (JAMES CHAN/Golden Gate Xpress) After the lessons

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03 May 2019

Greenhouse Theatre Festival highlights modern-day mental health struggles

Students delved into the depths of modern-day societal and mental struggles through theater performances during SF State’s annual Greenhouse Theatre Festival. The 21st annual Greenhouse Theatre Festival, titled “Unearthing Questions

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