Golden Gate Xpress

Recent mass murders blur the lines between mental illness and terrorism

Brian Neumann and Deveshen Veerasamy

November 15, 2017

For the past two months, the United States has stood in shock after 97 people were killed in the most recent mass murders. Questions and possible solutions to these murders inundate public debate and blame has been pointed in s...

Refuse Fascism moves to oust Trump with more protests

Brian Neumann

November 5, 2017

Hundreds of people gathered onto the few stairs within San Francisco’s Union Square for a protest. It was a usual sunny, crisp autumn Saturday afternoon with people breezing in and out of the square — and even the police ...

27 dead, dozens injured in Texas shooting

Ian Williams

November 5, 2017

A shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas has left at least 27 dead and dozens injured, according to Wilson County Commissioner Albert Gamez Jr. via the San Antonio Current. The shooter has not been identified as of yet, and is reportedly dead after a car chase north into Guadalupe County. It is not yet known if the sh...

BECA student Gaby Sanchez honored in vigil – family concerned about respecting Dia de los Muertos traditions

Lea Loeb

November 2, 2017

After months of her family trying to host a vigil on SF State's campus, a Dia de los Muertos celebration of life will be held on Friday, Nov. 3 in the Richard Oakes multicultural Center for Gabriela Sanchez, a student who died in a car accident this past summer. However, Sanchez’s family is con...

Somalia blast felt as far as SF state

Deveshen Veerasamy

October 27, 2017

The capital of Somalia, Mogadishu, was the target of a terrorist bomb strike on Oct. 14, when a truck packed with several hundred kilograms of military-grade and homemade explosives killed over 350 people and injured over 500 mo...

Gun debate once again in deadlock

Brian Neumann

October 17, 2017

*They, Them, Their are used as preferred gender identification* Travis Anthony always had three weapons with them at all times in Afghanistan and Iraq. A former forward observer for the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division fro...

Students return to fire country

Garrett Bergthold

October 17, 2017

Yorleny Cristobal remembers the exact moment she learned her hometown was engulfed in flames last week. The criminal justice studies major was back home in Santa Rosa visiting family for the weekend when her mom burst into ...

Marin County fires prompt Highway 101 closure and evacuations

Marco Antonio

October 17, 2017

Fires continue to pop up in the North Bay. Brush fires in the hills around Sausalito on Tuesday afternoon prompted the closure of southbound Highway 101 off of Rodeo Avenue in Marin City and are expected to cause major delays....

New fire ignites in the Santa Cruz County

Ian Firstenberg

October 17, 2017

A Santa Cruz County fire has forced multiple evacuations, burned four structure and injured five people. According to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Prevention (CALFire), the fire broke October 16 at 10:30 p.m...

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