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Gators pledge support for discounted transit passes

Tami Benedict

April 13, 2015

A new campaign has surfaced to help support commuting students who attend SF State, the purpose of the campaign is to make transit accessible and affordable. SF State is known widely as a commuter campus, with only about 10 percent of its students living on campus. With BART announcing a $.10 to $.15 c...

An open letter to Facebook Analysts, re: Ferguson

Dani Hutton

December 3, 2014

America the free, the beautiful, the progressive. Unless you happen to be a young black man, then you are automatically a thief. Or a rapist. Or a murderer, and general delinquent who smokes weed, and therefore deserves to die. Now, that is a strong statement. However, over the course of the past f...

Caught in the crossfire of Ferguson Protests

Lissette Vargas

December 2, 2014

On New Year’s Day in 2009, twenty-two-year-old Oscar Grant was shot and killed by a BART police officer at Fruitvale station. On February 26, 2012, just shy of his seventeenth birthday, Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida. On Aug. 6, eighteen-year-old Michael...

Staying in the freedom zone

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October 31, 2011

By Natalia Vasquez Eric Verduzco A thick scattered group of clouds race the Monday commuters home for a hot dinner, diving over one another in clusters that intertwine in delicate yet aggressive patterns. Nobody enjoys the first day of the workweek, and any interference with its commencement snowballs...

Commuting: SF State from Outside San Francisco

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April 29, 2011

She is sitting cross-legged on the wooden floor, leaning towards her long mirror as she carefully applies a thick coat of eyeliner. Katy Perry’s “California Gurls” is playing in her cave-like room. She grabs her black jacket, purse, and heads off for a night out with friends. She pulls her scooter...

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