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The Alternative Proms of 924 Gilman

A night filled with dancing, laughter, and high school memories, but also includes stress and the occasional tear comes from the…

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Home Away From Home-An International Student’s Turning Point

It all started when I was four years old. Flying all the way from Bangkok to San Francisco was the most…

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Rock ‘n Road to Graduation

Christian Joseph Arriola is a San Francisco State music student that marches by the beat of his own drum. With his…

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Smart Ways To Enhance How The Brain Works

Cold sweat soaks through your shirt, your body temperature rises, your heartbeat gets louder, faster, and becomes the only thing you…

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Indivisible SF: Liberty And Justice For All

A throng of protesters marched through downtown on route to Civic Center wearing lab coats, shouting support for science, and holding…

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The Art Of “Chanoyu”: Bringing Japanese Tea Culture To Life

Walking into the tea room at the Nichi Bei Kai Cultural Center in Japantown brings back memories from the time I…

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For Your Eyes Only: Realities Of Unwanted Photo Sharing

The flesh of my chest burned red as I desperately attempted to scrub off the greek letters drawn in black Sharpie….

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Perception: How Social Media Is Changing What It Means To Be An Immigrant

As I walked through Marco Forster Middle School’s courtyard, the murmurs between classmates began: “Are you cutting class or are you…

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Race And Relationships

After thirty-three seasons of The Bachelor and its spinoff, The Bachelorette, dominating television sets with white leads and a poor attempt…

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Out Of Options: International Students Fear Having To Find New Ways Of Making It In The Country

As I approach my last year in college, and time as a student (perhaps forever), I feel the atmosphere change and…

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Research And Activism At SFSU: Ideas Worth Standing Up For

Lindsay Faye sits in a big grey rocking chair, reading the Lorax to her two-and-a-half-year-old cousin Evelyn. As the last words…

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Art Meets Activism- A Look at Bay Area Artists Using Race, Power, and Politics to Send a Message

Without preparation I found myself in a dim room, encircled by lips mouthing disjointed words on the screens of smartphones. In…

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