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Lawsuit settlement between SF and the Academy of Art University rundown

Shelley Wang

December 13, 2019

On Dec. 5th the San Francisco Government Audit and Oversight Committee finalized the ordinance and ongoing lawsuit with the Academy of Art. The Academy of Art must pay the city $58 million and change buildings according to the correc...

SF to vote on vacant storefront tax

Corey Browning

December 3, 2019

As San Francisco’s tech economy booms, brick and mortar retailers are struggling to stay afloat, and popular shopping corridors are becoming filled with storefront vacancies.  “Every block has at least one and usually...

Seattle Tops Toronto Once Again in MLS Final

Alonso Frias, Staff reporter

December 2, 2019

The Seattle Sounders beat Toronto FC 3-1 on Nov. 10 to claim their second Major League Soccer Cup in history. The MLS is continuing to grow within the United States, however still has a long way to go to compete with the big...

Discover the Filipino Night Market

Felicia Hyde & Briana Battle

December 2, 2019

Faint aromas of sizzling sisig, adobo and sweet ube ice cream graced attendees noses as they entered Stevenson Street between 6th and 7th streets. Tables to the left and right showcased a mixture of modern and traditional Filipin...

Ditching the bird for Thanksgiving

Alondra Gallardo, Online Managing Editor

November 19, 2019

Many know November for election day, daylight savings and Thanksgiving, but few recognize it as World Vegan Month. The month-long recognition kicked off Nov. 1 with World Vegan Day, which leads into the rest of the month b...

Novelist, SF State alumnus Ernest J. Gaines dies at 86

Sam Moore

November 19, 2019

Acclaimed novelist Ernest J. Gaines, who graduated from SF State in 1957 and went on to write some of this century’s most celebrated pieces of African American literature, died in his home on Nov. 5. He was 86. His death...

Universal mental health care proposed to cover SF Residents

Shelley Wang

November 19, 2019

Following months of negotiating and opposing the idea, Mayor London Breed on Nov. 12 announced her support and co-sponsorship of legislation that aims to reform San Francisco’s mental health care system. The bill, dubbed Mental Healt...

Supervisor proposes first public bank in SF

Eliza Flynn

November 19, 2019

Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer proposed that San Francisco creates a task force to oversee the formation of a citywide public bank to help fund projects that benefit the public and address local issues. The “Public Bank Planning T...

DACA students join nationwide walkout

MJ Johnson

November 19, 2019

The conservative majority U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Nov.12 on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and their intentions to shut it down. Undocumented students on SF State’s campus organized a walkout to ...

Steroids era strikes Mixed Martial Arts

Karamel NunezMartinez, Editor in Chief

November 19, 2019

Everyone's on steroids — at least that is the common assumption about most MMA fighters. It's just a matter of knowing a guy who has that newest developments that can't be pointed out in the test.  As news got around that not e...

Strindberg’s haunting Ghost Sonata SF State’s Little Theatre

Felicia Hyde, Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 19, 2019

Eerie whispers of wind slowly creep into the audience's ears as figures of life and death from the 20th century make their way like zombies onto the stage. A milkmaid in a white and brown tattered dress groans and moans while ...

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