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

31 Oct 2018

SF State alumnus unsolved murder provokes the essence of grief in gun violence epidemic

It has been nearly two months since the unsolved murder of SF State alumnus Shane Colombo. More than 2,132 miles apart, Colombo’s fiance Vincent Perez resided in San Francisco, the

16 Oct 2018

Former Gators return to SF State for annual softball alumni game

The 2019 Gators fell 7-8 to the alumni Gators softball team Saturday, in a game that was stretched to 10 innings to give alumni pitchers to get some playing time,

04 Oct 2018

SF State alumnae nominated for 2018 National Book Award

SF State alumnae, poet Rae Armantrout and writer Rebecca Solnit, are among six Bay Area authors nominated for the 2018 National Book Award, according to KQED. The National Book Foundation

18 Sep 2018

SF State grad’s shooting raises issue of gun violence

SF State graduate Shane Colombo’s loved ones gathered at his memorial service on Friday, in disbelief that the young man’s promising future was cut short by gun violence.     “It

11 Sep 2018

SF State alumnus killed in Chicago crossfire

A gifted 25-year-old SF State alumnus who had survived cancer was killed when caught in the crossfire of a shooting in Chicago on Sept. 2, just days before starting his

06 Sep 2018

SF State grad shot and killed in Chicago crossfire

A photo of Shane Colombo and his mother, Tonya Nishimuta-Colombo, celebrating on Shane’s graduation day from SF State University appears on a GoFundMe page created to help pay for Shane

29 Aug 2018

Longtime photo editor leaves El Tecolote

Jiménez has helped mentor many aspiring Latino journalist within the SF State community. In the 10 years at El Tecolote, Jiménez was given the chance to give the voiceless in the Mission District a voice.

25 Apr 2018

Super Bowl coach back to SF beginnings

A college National Championship, Rose Bowl titles, two NFC Championships and a Super Bowl title are on the resume of SF State alum Gil Haskell. With all those accomplishments, his

11 Apr 2018

Mashouf reimburses alumni through credit

Seniors who frequently visit Mashouf Wellness Center can reap one more added benefit after graduation this spring: investor credit. Those who work out regularly in the newly opened gym have

14 Feb 2018

Gators past and present face off in alumni game

The Women’s soccer alumni returned to SF State’s Cox Field on Saturday as teachers, engineers, pharmacists and coaches. For a short time, they were Gators once again. A small crowd

19 Apr 2017

BECA graduate named president of Paramount Pictures Worldwide Television Licensing

Paramount Pictures recently named an SF State alumnus their new president of Worldwide Television Licensing. Dan Cohen, SF State broadcast and electronic communication arts graduate, will be leading Paramount’s television

12 Apr 2017

Alumni’s horror film, “The Night Shift” screened at film festival

SF State alumni and cinema major Adam Gold, 25, had the opportunity to screen a film made during his time in college at the International Horror and Sci-Fi Film Festival

18 Sep 2016

New gallery displays art works by 10 alumni, 10 years in the making

The polished work of alumni from the Department of Design and Industry debuted in the new Design Gallery’s inaugural exhibition on Thursday. The vast, open space of the gallery gave

14 Sep 2016

Mashouf Wellness Center will be open to everyone, even alumni

For the past six years, SF State students have contributed to the construction of the Mashouf Wellness Center through fees embedded in their tuition.  According to the center’s website, “the

29 Mar 2015

Alumni remembered after deaths by Oakland fire

When SF State alumnus Daniel “Moe” Thomas and his roommate Davis Letona walked into a room, friends said they brought a sense of tenderness and intellect with them. Those who

10 Mar 2015

Alumna designs career path towards fashion

After an interest in nursing dissipated and classes for health education were impacted, Mayette Delos Santos defaulted to an unsure educational path in business, a major that prepared her for a career at major online

17 Feb 2014

Mahgeetah, band of SF State and UC alumni, begins second album

[set_id=72157641127544715] Ryan Fisher’s iPhone is full of sound bites, averaging 17 seconds each. These guitar licks, vocal melodies, rhythms and chord changes are skeletons for the songs that his band,

03 Dec 2013

SF State alumni: Where are they now?

Class of 2012 B.A. in humanities with a minor in Italian Williams, born and raised in San Francisco, chose to attend SF State because of its consistent celebration of diversity.

27 May 2013

SF State alumni and student bands play for charity

While some bands use their shows to earn money for their own future endeavors, others choose a different path: one of charity. Recently, a trend has risen where bands connect