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The Expensive Implications of Anti-Immigrant Advertising in San Francisco

The Expensive Implications of Anti-Immigrant Advertising in San Francisco

By Diya Radhakrishna, Contributing Writer

March 30, 2018


Filed under Government, Opinion

Anti-immigrant advertisement's on San Francisco BART system send a dangerous message at a time when xenophobia in the United States.

Cities on Both Coasts Mishandle Homelessness

Cities on Both Coasts Mishandle Homelessness

By Emily Fong, Deputy Opinion Editor

March 7, 2016


Filed under Opinion

As tensions and tempers flare between the encroaching walls of gentrification and those who find themselves forced out of their old homes, the parallels between San Francisco’s issues with homelessness and New York’s are clear.

In support of Airbnb

In support of Airbnb

By Akshay Prabhushankar, Staff Writer

December 9, 2015


Filed under Opinion

As Airbnb follows through on its promise to “build an open and transparent community,” officials should do their part to support the users along with the city’s residents.

Street art highlighed in exhibit

Street art highlighed in exhibit

April 17, 2014


Filed under Features

The NYU Grey Art Gallery opened their new exhibit, “Energy That Is All Around,” featuring San Francisco street artists. The artists are Chris Johanson, Margaret Kilgallen, Alicia McCarthy, Barry McGee and Ruby Neri. At Kimmel Center for University Life on April 15, Johanson, McCarthy, McGee, Neri a...

Scientific Society: Soda ban ultimately beneficial to health

Scientific Society: Soda ban ultimately beneficial to health

April 8, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

San Francisco has joined New York City at the forefront of the public health debate on soda. The city’s November ballot will likely include a proposal for a soda tax of two cents per ounce on drinks with added sugar that are over 25 calories. The revenue will be used to fund active recreation ...

Beyoncé overshadows Super Bowl

Beyoncé overshadows Super Bowl

February 6, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

It is 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2013. Super Bowl XLVII is about to begin, as millions upon millions of Americans sit glued to their television screens; however, not all of them are watching it to enjoy what may perhaps become a legendary football game. Their anticipated viewing pleasure? The Beyoncé...

Super Bowl blackout changes course of game

Super Bowl blackout changes course of game

February 4, 2013


Filed under Sports

In the midst of an electric atmosphere, at the New Orleans Superdome, the thunderous Raven’s linebacker, Ray Lewis, emerged out of the player’s tunnel. Upon reaching the end of the tunnel, Lewis stood still for a moment, his head turned up at the chaos around him. He seemed to absorb it, to welcome...