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SF State lecturer Jackie Fielder runs for State senate

SF State lecturer Jackie Fielder runs for State senate

Catherine Stites, City Editor
February 18, 2020
Filed under City

Jackie Fielder is many things, but a normal 25-year-old is not one of them. She is running for the 11th Senate district against Scott Weiner, an incumbent almost twice her age. She isn’t taking money from PACs, she’s lectured at SF State and has also been one of many who have felt the housing crunc...

Lunar New Year brings tradition to SF State

Lunar New Year brings tradition to SF State

Pamela Estrada, Staff reporter
February 11, 2020
Filed under Opinion

Red dragons, fireworks and lanterns decorate the celebration along with images of the assigned zodiac animal, the rat. The Lunar New Year started on Jan. 25 and celebrations continue through Feb. 8. It is common to celebrate this holiday within a two-week span. In the 1980s Howard Li arrived in ...

SF State’s Housing Insecurity on a Rise

Kerasa Tsokas, Opinion Editor
January 28, 2020
Filed under Campus, Opinion

SF State Housing insecurity by Kerasa Tsokas “Struggling students” is no longer a phrase used to describe students that have difficulty learning in class. It now refers to a widespread situation among many SF State students that have to choose between their education and having a roof over their head. On Dec. 18, Interim Vice President Dr. Beth Hellwig sent out an email addressing the student body...

SF State student gets production job with Classical Ensemble

Felicia Hyde, Arts & Entertainment Editor
November 19, 2019
Filed under Campus

When Greer McGettrick was in their early 20s, they played guitar and piano in various musical groups. McGettrick then became interested in the cello and learned to read and write music and studied music composition.  Greer McGettrick stands over piano being repaired in the Fine Arts building at SF State on Nov. 6 (Photo by S...

Novelist, SF State alumnus Ernest J. Gaines dies at 86

Sam Moore
November 19, 2019
Filed under Campus

Acclaimed novelist Ernest J. Gaines, who graduated from SF State in 1957 and went on to write some of this century’s most celebrated pieces of African American literature, died in his home on Nov. 5. He was 86. His death was announced by the Ernest J. Gaines Center, a center for scholarship on...

Strindberg’s haunting Ghost Sonata SF State’s Little Theatre

Felicia Hyde, Arts & Entertainment Editor
November 19, 2019
Filed under A&E, Campus, News

Eerie whispers of wind slowly creep into the audience's ears as figures of life and death from the 20th century make their way like zombies onto the stage. A milkmaid in a white and brown tattered dress groans and moans while crawling out of the floor. A person wrapped in tissue like garments ambles ba...

SF State alumna stars in Tony winning musical ‘Gypsy’

Sahar Swaleh
November 12, 2019
Filed under City, Latest

After weeks of rehearsals and preparation, SF State alumna Elaine Jennings starred as Tessie Tura/Miss Cratchitt in the Tony Award-winning musical “Gypsy” on opening night Nov. 9 at the Alcazar Theatre. The Alcazar, a nonprofit theatre in San Francisco, celebrated its fifth anniversary with Bay Area ...

Former SF State instructor runs for mayor with pro-Trump agenda

Corey Browning
November 5, 2019
Filed under City

You may have seen the flyers floating around campus — bold red text, a photo of a woman in a red suit with slogans like “make San Francisco safe and clean” and “keep traditional family values” printed in both Chinese and English.  Perhaps you’ve seen the parade of cars driving arou...

SF State distributes masks as North Bay burns

Noor Baig, Staff reporter
November 5, 2019
Filed under Campus, News

SF State announced distribution of N-95 masks on campus following the fires in the North Bay in an email last week. Students can pick up masks at Mashouf Wellness Center or Student Health Services, and staff can go to the Environment, Health and Safety office located in ADM 259. The masks are made by 3...

SF State Hall of Fame welcomes four new members

Eliza Flynn
November 5, 2019
Filed under Campus, Latest, News

Distinguished members of the SF State community dined at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in celebration of the induction of four new members to the SF State Hall of Fame Saturday, Nov. 2. The university’s signature purple lit up the stage as Virginia Marshall, John Stanley, Juanita Tamayo Lott and Robert ...

SF State embraces throwback era play

Jimmy DeRogatis
November 5, 2019
Filed under Campus, Sports

Head coach Vince Inglima. Photo courtesy sfstategators.com The San Francisco State Men’s basketball team is set to tip-off their season on Friday, Nov. 8 at 5:30 p.m. against rival Academy of Art in San Rafael. The excitement surrounding this year’s team came when Head Coach Vince Inglima announce...

SF District Attorney candidates answer questions from formerly incarcerated students at SF State forum before November election

MJ Johnson
October 2, 2019
Filed under Campus, Latest, Life, News

Tears filled Elisabeth Ocampo’s eyes and her voice began to quiver, but she persisted in her question to three seasoned lawyers currently running for district attorney in San Francisco.  Ocampo, a formerly incarcerated undergraduate student at SF State, rushed to the microphone to voice her opposition ...

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