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Mr. Fix It: Finding less crowded study areas at SF State

Mr. Fix It: Finding less crowded study areas at SF State

Brian Balisi
May 16, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

While I was enjoying my last day of the semester, vaguely listening to the professor give his final lecture while giving my full attention to Facebook, I realized my work as Mr. Fix It wasn’t quite over yet. A loyal follower posted a picture of students having to study on the floors of the new library be...

Mr. Fix It: Understaffing a contributor to fix-it problems at SF State

Brian Balisi
May 9, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

In my short time of trying to fix things at SF State, I’ve gotten away with being a few minutes late to classes due to malfunctioning clocks. I’ve seen restrooms at their worst and I’ve impatiently sat through Web pages continually reloading themselves. I have discovered that these problems persist beca...

Mr. Fix It: Finding a solution for faster Wi-Fi at SF State

Mr. Fix It: Finding a solution for faster Wi-Fi at SF State

Brian Balisi
April 25, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

I was in the Mr. Fix it headquarters the other day, excited to try on various outfits in hopes of finding the official Mr. Fix It uniform. I checked the time on my newly fixed clock and decided to spend a few minutes to browse the internet for the latest gadgets and accessories to add to my handy tool ...

Mr. Fix It: Cleaning up after yourself in campus bathrooms

Brian Balisi
April 23, 2012
Filed under Life, News

As I made my way toward a restroom in the Business Building, I was told many times to stay away, but I reassured myself I was going. I entered and stood in shock. The easily grossed-out germaphobe in me wanted to run away, but the hulking voice of Mr. Fix It told me to get working. Business major Christop...

Mr. Fix It: No time wasted on repairing campus clocks

Brian Balisi
April 9, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

The day started off like any other day. I arrived 10 minutes early for my 8 a.m. class after having studied deep into the night. I decided to put my head down in hopes of catching a few Zs before the professor started lecturing. I awoke in a panic, according to the clock I’d been sitting there for...

Demystifying grief: A COVID-19 conversation we need to have

Art by Siobhan Eagen

Siobhan Eagen, Online Managing Editor
July 1, 2020
Filed under Opinion

In the 1101st episode of Mr. Rogers Neighborhood, Rogers tells the audience about the death of his childhood dog, Mitzi, and the consequent confusion and sadness he felt.  “I was very sad when she died, because she and I were good pals,” he said. “When she died, I cried.” He said he didn’t want to bury his dog and that he hoped he could pretend ...

Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen’s testifies in front of House Oversight Committee

Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen’s testifies in front of House Oversight Committee

Natalia Pourazar
March 2, 2019
Filed under Latest, News

President Donald Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen delivered a devastating testimony against him on Wednesday, alleging complicity in collusion, misconduct, financial manipulation and infidelity. "I am ashamed because I know what Mr. Trump is. He is a racist. He is a con man. He is a cheat...

Bridge toll raise adds to the rip-off prices of San Francisco

Jordan Hunter
March 12, 2014
Filed under Opinion

From $6 beers to $10 sandwiches, San Francisco is not the cheapest city to live in — it is the most expensive, finally surpassing New York City. Whether residents are getting bombarded by aggressive panhandlers for spare change or harassed by the SFMTA for a $2 ticket, we can never get a break. That...

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