06 Mar 2013

Israeli Apartheid Week demonstrations draw mixed reactions at SF State

Two walls stood as a blockade to the entrance of Malcolm X Plaza. Students were asked to show their SF State identification before passing through to the Cesar Chavez Student

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13 Feb 2013

Retiree relives tea house history

[soundcloud url="http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/78995387" params="" width=" 100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] San Francisco State is surrounded by a city filled with culture and tradition, but recently retired facilities manager John Holman knows about

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03 Feb 2013

The key to cussing is knowing your audience

It has come to my attention that I have the mouth of a sailor. I’m not sure how it happened. I certainly don’t have any sailor friends and have never

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31 Jan 2013

Health officials stress flu prevention in wake of epidemic

Elevated flu activity has reached a widespread level and with the peak of the flu season approaching, the importance of flu safety is at an all-time high. With the Spring

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05 Dec 2012

Norman Yee named District 7 supervisor after close race

Counting ballots took longer than usual in the race for District 7 supervisor, but Norman Yee, president of the San Francisco Board of Education, snagged the open seat left by

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15 Nov 2012

Students rally against consolidation of CCSF diversity departments

City College of San Francisco held a rally today to protest the consolidation of their diversity departments that would eliminate classes, jobs and opportunities. The Occupy SFSU‘s Ad Hoc Solidarity

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14 Nov 2012

CSU Board of Trustees delays proposed fee votes

The California State University Board of Trustees has shelved the controversial fee vote which was set to take place Nov. 14 in the wake of the passage of Proposition 30.

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30 Oct 2012

Prop. 30 to give students helping hand with tuition woes

The life of a student isn’t what it used to be. With overcrowded classrooms, limited financial aid and increased tuition costs, higher education in California is barely staying afloat. It’s

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22 Oct 2012

Hackathon community uses brainpower to create apps that improve public transportation

There is a love-hate relationship when it comes to transportation in San Francisco. This past weekend, close to 120 people gathered to put their brains together to create an optimal

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17 Oct 2012

San Francisco to consider banning public nudity

Daring to be bare might result in a hefty fine following the introduction of proposed legislation that could ban public nudity in San Francisco. The legislation has been brought on

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09 Oct 2012

Prop. 36 would revise current three-strikes law

California’s conservative stance on crime and punishment could become a bit more liberal — if only a bit — as Proposition 36 aims to change the long-standing three-strikes law this

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08 Oct 2012

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Castro Street Fair enlivens neighborhood's rich history

Beneath the iconic rainbow flag, positive vibes radiated around the Castro District as barbecues heated up and beer started flowing at the 38th annual Castro Street Fair. Always held on the

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03 Oct 2012

San Francisco residents could switch to renewable energy options to power their homes

An initiative that was almost a decade in the making will finally find its way into the homes of San Francisco residents in mid-2013. CleanPowerSF, a program that encourages citizen

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02 Oct 2012

First case of West Nile virus in 7 years reported in San Francisco

A San Francisco man has been infected with the West Nile virus, marking the city’s first case in seven years. The man was likely infected by a mosquito in the

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28 Sep 2012

District 7 supervisor candidates debate Prop. A, Parkmerced redevelopment, pedestrian safety

In a room scattered with candidate supporters and a handful of students, the five candidates for District 7 Supervisor gathered at SF State to discuss a series of student and

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24 Sep 2012

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Folsom Street Fair unleashes San Francisco's wild side

Ball gags, harnesses and cock rings, oh my! In San Francisco, it’s no new thing to let your freak flag fly, but Sunday afternoon at the Folsom Street Fair, this flag

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10 Sep 2012

California may be first state to ban gay conversion therapy for LGBT youth

Matthew Ybarra went to conversion therapy when he came out at the age of 13. The SF State women and gender studies major was influenced through his church and decided

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04 Sep 2012

Queer Asian Pacific Islander community shares stories at new GLBT History Museum exhibit

The queer Asian Pacific Islander community will get the chance to impart their stories of gay rights activism to the public at the GLBT History Museum this fall. The exhibit,

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