The SF State men's baseball team returned to the diamond today to play the first of four conference games against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros. Having lost their last two games, the Gators failed to snap their losing streak as they were defeated by
In his bid to become the next mayor of San Francisco, Board of Supervisors President David Chiu visited SF State today as a part of a Youth Community Voices Policy Event. Students filled the tiny Rosa Parks E room located in the Cesar Chavez Student
Runway 2011: Enchantment is an annual event held by SF State's Apparel Design and Merchandising program. Student designers showcased their works, drawing inspirations from the film Black Swan to China's Qin Dynasty. For some students, it was their first time doing a fashion show and
Volcanoes and plate tectonics usually do not reside in concepts of perception and personality, but come July 1, geoscience will be lumped together with psychology in the larger College of Science and Engineering.
With SF State President Robert A. Corrigan officially approving the implementation of a
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As final exam season approaches, students might
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="580" caption="The Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment will offer space for visitors to participate in multi-player games. Gil Riego Jr. / special to Xpress"][/caption]Dinosaur bones, prehistoric tools and paintings fill museums around the world, but now those artifacts may have to
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="580" caption="Participants in the annual Bring Your Own Big Wheel race speed down Vermont Street on Easter Sunday. Eric Soracco / staff photographer"][/caption]Thousands of determined riders took to the streets of one of the city's most treacherous hills in a daring downhill
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Softball standouts Kelsey and Kendra Wood have heard every joke in the book about
Robert A. Corrigan has served as SF State President since September 1988.
More than a year of discussion, consultation and input from hundreds of faculty and staff, coupled with two faculty referendums, has ended decisively: On July 1, SF State will move from eight to six
After nearly a year and a half of controversial closed-door meetings and tense open-door forums, President Robert A. Corrigan announced Friday that the University will implement a six-college structure to take effect July 1. The approval follows the faculty’s two-thirds approval of the latest proposal
San Francisco city employees, who have long planned on using their pensions to live out retirement in ease, may soon face grim circumstances. Unless the city seriously addresses comprehensive pension reform, city workers — particularly police officers — may find themselves unemployed.
As San Francisco’s rising
Ramon Castellblach is an assistant professor of health education and is the California Faculty Association president for the SF State chapter.
As we go forward with the consolidation of colleges at SF State, we should take all possible steps to ensure that we continue playing our
Now that President Robert A. Corrigan has announced that the University is moving forward with its merger to a six-college structure, many questions surrounding the restructuring are being answered. There is one organization, however, that is still shrouded in uncertainty—UPAC.
While SF State is scheduled to
If SF State was a nightclub and President Robert A. Corrigan was a disc jockey, right now he’d be leaning into the microphone and telling everyone to do the shuffle.
In the center of the dance floor, shuffling with gusto, are two college deans and an
The SF State track and field team battled through injuries and fatigue as they made their presence known in the Brutus Hamilton Invitational at UC Berkeley.
The Gators competed against top-notch Division I schools such as Harvard, Stanford, UC Berkeley and Utah State in the two-day
Nicotine fiends, your days of smoking in public may be numbered.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, by the year 2020, all 50 states could impose a smoking ban in bars, restaurants, parks, and the workplace.
Currently, 25 states and cities, such as Washington D.C. and
When college students across the country wear their university-emblazoned apparel, it is a safe bet that many of them don't think about who sews it together.
Maritza Vargas, who has been employed with Alta Gracia, a collegiate apparel manufacturing company from the Dominican Republic, for the
Julie London, who began the University’s Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act program, began a systematic search of all the archaeological storage areas on and off campus to find all the Native American collections in 1996 when she came across a box of Native American
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When final exams end in less than a month and students begin relaxing for the summer, SF State's academic landscape will begin a drastic transformation.
President Robert A. Corrigan announced April 22 that the University is moving forward
On a list of growing disappointments that result from crushing budget deficits, a lack of jobs and an overall shaky economy, the last thing we'd want to include on that list would be sports.
Yet in the last 10 years, American sports have had many tumultuous
Special to [X]press: By Adam Moreno
The Tenderloin has a historical reputation as a haven for crime, drugs and sex, but the animal rights group, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, is proposing that with a more animal-friendly name, this could change.
Tracy Reiman, PETA’s executive
SF State will officially move forward with its college merger July 1, implementing the six-college structure that was approved by a faculty referendum last week.
The six colleges are: the College of Arts and Humanities (which will also house the school of arts), the College of
Students and faculty picketed outside the Student Services and Administration building at California State University East Bay April 18 as Chancellor Charles Reed met with its President Mohammad Qayoumi on the building’s fourth floor.
Reed was on campus to meet with Qayoumi, who is slated to
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The University Planning Advisory Council asked faculty to weigh in once again on the newest proposal for the merging of colleges within SF State.
However, despite faculty input, another professional population on campus that is heavily impacted by the reorganization feels ignored—the staff.
“No matter what Corrigan
There are few constants in global politics: American imperialism, Israeli-Palestinian tensions - and the Castro brothers ruling Cuba.
The latter, however, may soon change.
And for the first time in the more than five decades since the revolution, capitalism could slowly materialize without the admission of Cuba’s
Amid the sounds of heavy Taiko drumming, shamisens and cheering crowds, the call for aid in Japan could still be heard and, more importantly, answered.
In the wake of the tsunami that devastated Japan, participants and attendees alike celebrated Japanese culture and tradition at San Francisco's
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Frank and Shally Meng, employees at Asia Express in the Cesar Chavez Student Center, work tirelessly 14
For Scott Ruddello, a Japanese major, the earthquake and tsunami in Japan not only devastated a country he loved, but also set back a year’s worth of plans.
The California State University has issued a 90-day travel ban on Japan, prohibiting study abroad until at least
While everyone else is rushing out of a campus building during a drill or an evacuation, students with disabilities are often left behind, waiting for extra assistance from emergency personnel or volunteers.
Students with disabilities who do not receive assistance from classmates or faculty must go
In the beginning, God created a glorious being called Adam, man, and when he got bored he scrounged up the leftovers and made some chick named Eve.
According to Genesis, Eve really screwed up the whole humanity game one day when she nibbled on a Granny
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Amid the clouds and the fog, gold balloons floated and giant purple posters hung last weekend on
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="580" caption="SF State pitcher, Jeff Clegg throws the final pitch against Sanoma State outfielder, Steven Filippi, in the final inning of the April 17 game. Gators won with a final score of 5 to 4. Gil Riego Jr. / special to Xpress"][/caption]
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Break out the tinfoil hats—SF State is under an alien attack.
SF State students in the Ballet 3 class continue their classes despite blackouts and poor weather conditions that plagued the manic Monday of April 18.
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Leroy Morishita, SF State's executive vice president, was appointed interim president of Cal State East Bay today by California State University Chancellor Charles Reed. Morishita will take over at Cal State East Bay July 1.
"Dr. Morishita is a rare combination of visionary and pragmatist—qualities that