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News updates: Some stories you may have missed while in the midst of a global pandemic

Story by Andrea Williams
April 24, 2020

Although it may feel like time has stopped and COVID-19 is the only thing on anyone's mind, the world still goes on turning. “Normal” life is drastically changing as millions of people cannot work...

San Franciscos Godfather of Comedy Tony Sparks hosts an open mic night at the Milk Bar in San Francisco, Calif., on Monday, Mar. 05, 2018. (Boone Ashworth/XPress Magazine)

Comedy Godfather, City Outsider

Boone Ashworth
April 13, 2018

“Humans! Listen to my face hole!” Tony Sparks has been on stage long enough to know how to capture attention. He stands behind the mic at a sparsely occupied bar on a Monday night. He is two acts...

Protestors march in SF against police brutality

Catherine Uy
April 14, 2015
Protestors march against police brutality as part of Nationwide Shutdown Day.
Vandal Tags Statue with Cultural Message

Vandal Tags Statue with Cultural Message

Alec Fernandes
April 9, 2015
Joggers and cyclists trekking along the shore of Lake Merced encountered a glaring message scrawled in red paint: "UR ON STOLEN LANDD."
We are 43: the fight for justice continues

We are 43: the fight for justice continues

Airha Dominguez
April 5, 2015
Bay Area artists are raising money to send to the families of the 43 missing students from Ayotzinapa, Mexico.

Soda Tax Goes Flat in SF

Alec Fernandes
December 17, 2014

This midterm election asked voters to further define where the nanny state ends and the freedom to be reckless begins. What Americans can and cannot do often hangs in the balance between personal freedom...

What is more obscene, violence or a female nipple?

Calla Camero
December 8, 2014

Before an American child turns eighteen, they see over two hundred thousand acts of violence and forty-thousand murders on TV but not one female nipple. So what is more obscene? You would think,...

Now Kourtney Kardashian is trying to break the internet

Tami Benedict
December 3, 2014

A pregnant and almost naked Kourtney Kardashian graced our computer screens today as word broke that the oldest Kardashian had posed nude for DuJour magazine. Now as we all remember, Kim Karadashian...

Lammily, the most prepubescent doll you’ve ever seen

Katie Mullen
November 21, 2014

Finally, there is a doll available to consumers that will display the exact proportions of a 19-year-old girl, according to CDC data. What a concept, having girls play with and look up to something realistic...

Fatal shooting at Florida State University leaves 3 wounded

Tami Benedict
November 20, 2014

Update: The gunman has been identified as Myron May, who fired a semiautomatic .380 caliber handgun, which he reloaded at least once At 12:30 a.m. a Florida State alumnus and attorney walked into the...

Bill Cosby Stays Silent About 15 Rape Allegations

Chantel Genest
November 20, 2014

Bill Cosby is being accused of multiple accounts of rape and has nothing to say to us about it. The man who has spent decades building up one of the nation’s most proper and morally sound celebrity reputations,...

Breaking: Hundreds of Giants fans turned away at gate

Tami Benedict
October 6, 2014

  Update: After the fiasco of what happened last Monday, the Giants acknowledged their error and attempted to make it right to their fans by either offering assistance in purchasing tickets...

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