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Graphic of Harvey Milk in front of rainbow flag. (Garrett Isley/ Golden Gate Xpress)

SF State students reflect on the influence of gay rights activist

Isabella Vines, Staff Reporter May 22, 2022

As SF State’s Lavender graduation approaches, SF State students reflect on the Harvey Milk gay right activism.  May 22 marks Harvey Milk Day, a celebration of his activism after he  was assassinated...

San Francisco District 7 Supervisor Myrna Melgar poses in her office in City Hall on May 6. Melgar is set to be a commencement speaker at SF States retrospective commencement ceremony on May 26 that will honor graduates from 2020-2021. (Bianca Heredia / Golden Gate Xpress)

District 7 Supervisor discusses SF State retrospective graduation and Winston drive’s RV community

Matthew Cardoza, Copy Editor May 19, 2022

District 7 Supervisor Myrna Melgar – whose district encompasses SF State – is one of two speakers at the university’s two-day commencement ceremonies. Melgar will speak on May 26 at the retrospective...

SF State increases student outreach amid enrollment decline

Isabella Vines, Staff Reporter May 17, 2022

Senior Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management Katie Lynch serves on the front line of increasing student enrollment for SF State.  SF State’s Associate Provost of Institutional Analytics...

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, SF State students
like Blue Weinstock share what they like to do to take care of their mental
health on May 10. (Bianca Heredia / Golden Gate Xpress)

Xpress Yourself: What do SF State students do to care for their mental health?

Bianca Heredia, Staff Photographer May 15, 2022

With another semester coming to an end, SF State students reflect upon the anxiety and stress that follows studying for finals and trying to pass their classes. In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month,...

Sarahbeth Maney poses for a portrait with her camera on April 25. Maney made headlines from a viral shot she took of Supreme Court Justice nominee Kentaji Brown-Jackson’s daughter. (Paris Galarza / Golden Gate Xpress)

On track: former SF State reporter’s path to national recognition

Anaïs-Ophelia Lino, City Editor May 12, 2022

SF State alumna Sarahbeth Maney (class of 2019) made headlines for a viral photo she took of the daughter of Supreme Court Justice Associate Ketanji Brown Jackson during the justice’s confirmation hearing. Before...

SF State works to eliminate equity gaps as Black, Latinx enrollment declines

SF State works to eliminate equity gaps as Black, Latinx enrollment declines

Isabella Vines, Staff Reporter May 8, 2022

SF State aims to increase enrollment for marginalized ethnic groups through accessible transportation and community outreach as graduation rates decline.  Black and Latino student enrollment has rapidly...

A graphic representation of Catherine Kudlick who announced her retirement early April as a  Director of the Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability. Kudlick served for over 10 years as director. (Rashik Adhikari / Golden Gate Xpress)

SF State’s Longmore Institute on Disability director announces retirement

Sarah Bruno, Staff Reporter May 7, 2022

Catherine Kudlick, an SF State History professor and the director of SF State’s Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability, announced her plans to retire near the end of June 2022. She has served as a...

Vallejos poses for a portrait on the SF State softball field on April 21. Vallejos was named California Collegiate Athletic Association player of the week for the second time in her career. (Paris Galarza / Golden Gate Xpress)

SF State softball player Brylynn Vallejos sets school records for batting average, stolen bases

Jack Davies, Staff Reporter May 3, 2022

SF State softball player Brylynn Vallejos wasn’t known for stealing bases before becoming a Gator. Two and a half seasons later, she holds the school’s record for most stolen bases. Vallejos would...

Princess Panocha performs at SF State’s QTRC spring prom in Jack Adams Hall on Thursday. This is the first time Drag Queen Princess Panocha performed at a University drag event.  (Rashik Adhikari / Golden Gate Xpress)

SF State’s Queer & Trans Resource Center hosts spring prom

Sarah Bruno, Staff Reporter May 3, 2022

SF State’s Queer & Trans Resource Center hosted a “Carrie” themed spring prom on Thursday. The spring prom was held on campus at Jack Adams Hall and was a follow-up event to December’s winter...

Lee Lockhart, SF State’s Black Student Union vice president of external affairs, poses for a portrait in front of the Malcolm X mural at Cesar Chavez Student Center on March 26. (Maximo Vazquez / Golden Gate Xpress)

SF State Black Student Union condemns student government, pulls out of joint event

Lisa Moreno, Campus Editor April 26, 2022
The decision comes after Associated Students delayed payment forms to a fellow ethnic student organization
Brandon Lee speaks at the Filipino Mural Celebration event at SF State on Saturday. Lee is a SF State alum, a community journalist and human rights advocate. (Rashik Adhikari / Golden Gate Xpress)

SF State Filipino Americans gather for annual mural celebration

Sarah Bruno, Staff Reporter April 24, 2022

SF State’s Filipino American community gathered for the 19th annual Filipino American Mural Celebration at SF State on Saturday. It was the first mural celebration since 2019 due to COVID-19.  The...

Amy Sueyoshi, the Dean of the College of Ethnic Studies, poses for a portrait in their office on April 20, 2022. They were  named the new provost of the Academic Affairs department earlier this month. (Rene Ramirez / Golden Gate Xpress)

Ethnic Studies Dean Amy Sueyoshi to become next SF State provost, VP of Academic Affairs

Matthew Cardoza, Copy Editor April 21, 2022

Dean of the College of Ethnic Studies Amy Sueyoshi was shocked when they were chosen to be the next provost and vice president of Academic Affairs atSF State. They are set to begin the role on July 1. The...

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