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Stephanie Ernst Scott recounts one of the hundreds of stories behind the photos that line the entryway into Gus’ Discount Tackle. Customers and friends have built up the shrine-like collection over decades. (Avery Wilcox / Golden Gate Xpress)

The owner of one of San Francisco’s oldest tackle shops does not fish

Matthew Faludi, A&E Editor May 13, 2021

Stephanie Ernst Scott would be the first to admit that she has never fished a day in her life — a unique position to be in as the owner of a 62-year-old tackle shop. After 45 years at Gus’ Discount...

San Francisco senior resident Doug Buckwald cheers on a public commenter protesting class cancellations at City College of San Franciscos Dec. 12 Board of Trustees meeting at the colleges administrative building Conlan Hall. (Photo by David Mamaril Horowitz / Golden Gate Xpress)

CCSF chancellor says class cancellations ‘not an emergency’ as communities unite for emergency funding

David Mamaril Horowitz, City Editor December 16, 2019

The sudden cancellation of 345 classes at City College of San Francisco on Nov. 20 — the night before the school’s spring 2020 registration — prompted an outcry from more than 100 members of...

Students honor late theatre professor

Ian Firstenberg January 31, 2018

"He was a great teacher,” said Hamid Ehya describing the passion that the late Theatre Arts Professor Mohammad Kowsar taughtwith. “The thing about him was the energy he had, the knowledge he had,...

'ParaNorman' exhibit spooks stop motion enthusiasts at Cartoon Art Museum

Adrian Rodriguez November 8, 2012

Tim Burton is often credited for pioneering — or at least reinventing — the medium of stop motion animation with his classic "The Nightmare Before Christmas." The technique allows animators to create...

Election Day preview: important propositions that directly affect SF State students

Danielle Steffenhagen September 4, 2012

The 2012 California state election has 11 propositions on the Nov. 6 ballot, two of which concern the future of public education and will have widespread effects despite their outcome. The remaining nine...

Student ID cards based on test scores violate privacy

Krissa Stanton November 14, 2011

A new academic incentive program, implemented this year by two California high schools, has angered many students, parents and state education officials. John F. Kennedy High School and Cypress High School,...

Gator Talk: Season 2, Episode 5: The Benevolent Case for ‘Malignant’

Gator Talk: Season 2, Episode 5: The Benevolent Case for ‘Malignant’

Chris Ramirez, Editor-in-Chief October 1, 2021

Chiva Pod is off this week but will be back for the last week of Hispanic Heritage Month. So welcome to Gator Talk, a collaborative CalState podcast that brings city and statewide perspectives to SF State...

Azikiwee Anderson, founder of RizeUp Sourdough, sprinkles flour all over his workspace before he starts working with and shaping his dough in his North Beach baking space on Sept. 2, 2021. Each loaf is sized to be small enough to enjoy all at once if desired, but large enough to feel substantial and shareable. (Morgan Ellis/Golden Gate Xpress)

Bakery changing the world through each bite: A Black baker’s story in his journey for change

Marlyn Sanchez Nol, Staff Reporter September 10, 2021

In light of the Black Lives Matter movement, Azikiwee Anderson turned baking into a business with a mission to challenge stereotypes. Black Lives Matter started as a hashtag after the absolution of...

A demonstrator diffuses two colored smoke grenades, which represent the Afghanistan flag, and two participants hold the flag to the crowd on Market Street during a peaceful protest on Aug. 28, 2021.

Protesters gather to show solidarity with Afghanistan

Anaïs-Ophelia Lino, City Editor August 30, 2021

    Hundreds of Afghans and allies joined the United Afghan Association — a global collective, according to their Facebook page, that advocates and provides resources for Afghans...

Geneva Harrison is a Bay Area-based drummer for the band Bells Atlas. (Ellie Doyen / Golden Gate Xpress)

B-sides with Geneva Harrison

Eve DeBord, Campus Editor May 7, 2021

Like many, the pandemic upturned percussionist Geneva Harrison’s plans for 2020.  She had just arrived in Spain, preparing for a month-long performance trip that she had hoped to expand into a few...

A man and his dog race by a female skateboarder behind Cesar Chavez Student Center on Friday February 5, 2021.  (Cameron Lee / Golden Gate Xpress)

Meet the candidates: Associated Students executive candidate Q&As

Matthew Faludi, A&E Editor April 27, 2021

Editor's note: A previous version of this story listed candidate Jennifer Valencia as affiliated with the Students for Equity and Accountability slate. Since being interviewed, she has decided to run as...

Gator Talk Episode 12 : A conversation with Professor Mai Nhung Le on AAPI Hate

Gator Talk Episode 12 : A conversation with Professor Mai Nhung Le on AAPI Hate

Sebastian Mino-Bucheli and Sabita Shrestha April 23, 2021

Welcome to Gator Talk, a collaborative CalState podcast that brings city and statewide perspectives to SF State news. In Gator Talk’s twelfth episode, Golden Gate Xpress copy editor Sabita Shrestha...

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