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Fresh Thoughts Episode 1: Welcome to Zoom University, Gators!

Fresh Thoughts hosted by Olivia Wynkoop

Olivia Wynkoop, Social Media Editor
September 16, 2020
Filed under Campus, Featured, Latest, Multimedia, Podcasts

The class of 2024 is unlike any other group of first-year students SF State has seen. After enduring their final moments of highschool in Zoom meetings, these students are now entering a new chapter of their lives virtually. They will not experience the typical first-year experience at SF State ...

Gators split series against Cal Poly Pomona

Jackson Kritsch, 4, Infielder, receives the ball from Rudy Aguilar, 7, infielder which lead to two outs against the Cal Poly Branco's at the Maloney Field in San Francisco, Calif. on March 8th, 2020. (Daniel Da Silveira / / Golden Gate Xpress)

Grady Duggan
March 9, 2020
Filed under Sports

After losing the series against top team UC San Diego last weekend, SF State’s baseball team bounced back this past weekend by splitting their season against Cal Poly Pomona, last season’s California Collegiate Athletic Association champion. This series allowed the Gators to remain in fourth plac...

Gators Xpress thoughts on Super Tuesday 2020

Cierra Quintana and Pamela Estrada
March 4, 2020
Filed under Campus, Multimedia, Videos

Reporters Cierra Quintana and Pamela Estrada collected SF State students thoughts on the 2020 elections.

Gators break five game losing streak against Humboldt State

Alonso Frias, Staff reporter
February 25, 2020
Filed under Sports

The SF State Men’s basketball team broke its five game losing streak last Thursday, Feb. 13, in its 77-69 win over Humboldt State in a home game. This was only the Gators third win at home out of 11 and they deemed it Spirit Day by giving away free T-shirts to the first 500 students that entered the S...

Gators split series with Sonoma State

Natalie Minteer picked up both of SF State's wins on Saturday. Courtesy of San Francisco State Softball.

Grady Duggan
February 19, 2020
Filed under Sports

The San Francisco State softball team traveled to Sonoma State this past weekend as they embarked on the beginning half of their California Collegiate Athletic Association schedule.  The Gators didn’t get off to the start they had hoped for this weekend, but quickly bounced back. SFSU dropped the ...

Where the gators go: Japantown edition

Various cat books written in Japanese are shown on a shelf  in Japantown’s Kinokuniya bookstore. (Emily Cardenas / Golden Gate Xpress)

Emily Cardenas, Staff reporter
February 19, 2020
Filed under City

The smell of takoyaki, a Japanese ball-shaped savory cake, fills the air as you walk past a K-Pop Beauty store in the West Mall of Japantown. The aroma tickles one’s nostrils as you make your way down the hallway of shops—where you can buy anime merchandise, incense, kawaii (or cute in Japanese) tr...

Where the gators go: NightLife at the Academy

Jelly fish float in the aquarium exhibit at the Academy of Science on Feb. 6, 2020. (Catherine Stites / Golden Gate Xpress)

Catherine Stites, City/Online Editor
February 13, 2020
Filed under A&E, City

Stepping into a NightLife at the California Academy of Sciences feels like stepping into “Night at the Museum”. Ben Stiller and a dinosaur skeleton might not be waiting for you around the corner to play fetch, but the museum takes on an air of excitement once the day turns to night. Bars aren...

Gators baseball team sweeps first series of the year

Grady Duggan
February 12, 2020
Filed under Sports

Baseball season is officially underway, and it did not take long for San Francisco State to get off to a hot start. The Gators had their first home series of the season and won all four games against the visiting Simpson Red Hawks. Beginning on Friday, Feb. 7, the two teams played four times and the...

Cougars claw Gators in showdown at the Swamp

Gators guard, DJ Sylvester, beats his defender to get off an acrobatic pass in the paint to an open teammate ready for a shot in the corner.

Colin Reef, Sports Editor
January 26, 2020
Filed under Sports

The San Francisco State men’s basketball team fall short against the Cal State San Marcos Cougars in the Main Gym at Don Nasser Family Plaza on Saturday, Jan. 25. The final score was 71-67, marking the Gators second straight loss after previously winning three in a row.“We felt they weren’t ready to go,” Ga...

Gators lose to Pioneers as breakout star Hart suffers injury

Jimmy DeRogatis
December 10, 2019
Filed under Sports

The Gators Women’s Basketball team lost 75-55 against the Cal State East Bay Pioneers Saturday after suffering from a rocky start, posting only 19 points in the first half to the Pioneers’ 32 points. Gators breakout star and team catalyst, junior guard Ashley Hart, is must-watch basketball when she has...

Gators’ comeback falls short as Pioneers dominate

Diego Felix
December 9, 2019
Filed under Campus, Sports

SF State men’s basketball team couldn’t finish the rally, as their two-game win streak snapped against CSU East Bay with a final score of 62-80.   The Gators came into this game with momentum after a close win against Cal State LA. Playing in front of their home crowd. However, t...

Gators display contact hitting at Alumni Game

Jimmy DeRogatis
December 9, 2019
Filed under Campus, Sports

Cheers, hugs, and high fives were in full effect at the SF State Gators Alumni Baseball Game held on Saturday Nov. 2nd. The light-hearted practice game between the Gators baseball alumni and the current 2019 Gators baseball team acted more as a homecoming type of game than any real cutthroat on-field p...

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