May 2011

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="512" caption="Runners and costumed participants head down Fell Street during the Bay to Breakers race on May 15. Photo by Gil Riego"][/caption] Thousands of people ran, walked and partied on the city streets of San Francisco as they celebrated the 100th annual Bay to

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="SF State graduates pose for their families, degrees in hand, during the Noche de La Familia ceremony for Latino students at McKenna Hall. Photo by Erik Verduzco"][/caption] SF State student Noemi Hernandez hugs her uncle, Juan Torres, after graduating at McKenna Hall.

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="266" caption="Participants of the annual foot race come in all ages, sizes and costumes. John Bird / staff photographer"][/caption] Bay to Breakers will celebrate its 100th anniversary May 15 with new rules, including a ban on drinking and floats on the course. “Come dressed

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="580" caption="The transit agency is inviting community feedback on seat options for its new "Fleet of the Future," which will begin service in 2017. Respondents will be quizzed on seat height, width, legroom and material. Eric Soracco / staff photographer"][/caption] Horror stories of

By Molly Sanchez - Special to [X]Press The sights and sounds of a riot filled the streets on a chilly night in Oakland when suddenly, strange figures emerged from an alley. Covered in glass and grime and with only their eyes visible, they glowed in the

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="266" caption="The newly dug pit in lot 20 will support the base of the new elevator shaft. Eric Soracco / staff photographer"][/caption] Dealing with Lot 20 just became more difficult. Due to construction on the parking structure, parking in the garage has become

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="580" caption="Keith Sklower reads sheet music during a music performance class at SF State. Sklower plays the oboe, and is on track to attain his second bachelors degree. Gregory Moreno / staff photographer"][/caption] Keith Sklower sticks out from the rest of the musicians

The California Teachers Association is currently conducting a weeklong series of protests aimed to prevent additional cuts to public education. The protesters support Gov. Jerry Brown’s attempt to pass a series of tax extensions that would help alleviate the remaining $15.4 billion deficit. [X]press has continually supported

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="266" caption="Pitcher Nic Banaugh pitches the last game of his collegiate career during the Gators' senior day against Cal State Stansilaus at Maloney Field Sunday, May 10. Eric Soracco / staff photographer"][/caption] Wearily throwing his mitt high above his head, senior pitcher Nic