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For the second game in a row, the SF State women’s soccer team won with a golden goal in extra time Monday afternoon against the Central Washington University Wildcats.
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[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Pieces of art from the Recombinant Furniture exhibit are displayed at the Cesar Chavez Student Center Art Gallery at SF State. Photos by Brittany Barsotti."][/caption]
Most people would pass by a broken-down chair, rotting and tattered with age on the side of
SF State will soon be starting the search for its next leader, since current President Robert A. Corrigan announced his impending retirement last week. He has served the University for 23 years, and left some big shoes to fill. His heir should be at least
Golden Gate Xpress' media editor Gil Riego and arts and entertainment editor Scott Graf patrol the SF State campus asking students what they're listening to in their iPods.
Pay close attention: some of their answers might surprise you!
Van Gogh interpreted the shades and colors of France into genius with paint, Michelangelo sculpted and shaped history with marble, but conceptual artist Nicky Wattsfinds inspiration in plaster, recycled paper, and canvasses sown out of sweaters and old bed sheets.
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Finding a taxi cab can be a daunting task that takes a lot patience and, now with a fare increase that was approved Monday, more dollars in your pocket.
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency representative Paul Rose said the SFMTA board unanimously approved a measure to
Most San Franciscans are heavily invested in local sports; in fact, several could probably rattle off Pablo Sandoval's batting average or how many turnovers Alex Smith averages per game. Far fewer, however, are familiar with at least one local sports team, despite the fact that
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="296" caption="Halimah Oswald spikes the ball against the CWU Wildcats in the team's 2011 home opener on Tuesday, Sept. 6th. The SF State gators swept Central Washington, clutching their fourth victory of the season. Photo by Henry Nguyen."][/caption]
The SF State volleyball team
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Taking the bus can be a time-consuming process. Waiting for it to arrive and then cramming onto the single front door takes time
Nearly 50 protesters swarmed around Civic Center BART station and proceeded to walk up Market St. to Powell, Montgomery, and Embarcadero stations between 5 and 7 p.m. Monday, marking the third organized BART protest in what may be a weekly occurrence until the demands of the
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By day, the Cesar Chavez Student Center serves up hot lunch. But by night, hot beats with a healthy serving of bass.
Friday night, students of all classes gravitated to the thumping building for the
Once again, California is setting the bar for the rest of the country with the California Dream Act, which enables undocumented students with a greater financial ability to pursue higher education.
The California State Assembly approved the second part of a controversial two-bill package that will
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Most SF State students would never even think of hitting the stage or making an album with their English professor. Then there’s Mermaid Bones.
A creation of film student Sophia Anita Reyes and English
The California State University Board of Trustees voted to raise student tuition 22 percent, and SF State students were asked to share their thoughts on the matter. We asked what students would tell the CSU Board of Trustees if they could say anything about recent tuition hikes.
A man walks toward Burk Hall, stops, and sits on a nearby bench. He’s carrying a ukulele and strums it softly as students make their way to class.
A passing student notices the ukulele and sits next to the musician. Words are exchanged and it becomes
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="400" caption="Members of the SF State cheerleading squad pose for a photo during practice Tuesday. Photo by Elijah Nouvelage."][/caption]
The most dangerous female sport is on the rise at SF State, and most students don't even know it exists here.
However, this semester, the
The SF State men’s soccer team outplayed University of Missouri-St. Louisfor most of the game but fell short during penalty kicks (4-2) of the title game at the Cal State East Bay Fall Classic.
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Here’s a brief update on campus crimes that occurred between August 22 and August 27.
Three sheets to the wind
According to a World Health Organization report on global alcohol consumption, the United States ranks number 57, with the saxophone champions of Moldova ranking number one. On
Students at all 23 California State University campuses across the state returned to more than just new classes this semester, as tuition and fees rose by an unprecedented 22 percent jump in just one semester.
In an effort to make up for a $650 million budget
With last-minute entries, surprise candidates and over a dozen people running, this year's race for San Francisco mayor is shaping up to be one of the most intense elections yet.
Sixteen candidates are officially campaigning for the job as top executive in the city and county
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There are over 7,000
A few misled fans turned up to Malcom X Plaza at San Francisco State University today hoping for a Bruno Mars performance. No such event took place, and a few suspicious flyers are to blame.
Bruno Mars fans at SF State must've had a very confusing
For students who are craving the sweet and tangy flavor of the “We’re JUST Friends” or the savory taste of the “Ménage à Trois”, the dream of Ike’s Place finally coming to SF State is becoming a reality.
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Students returned to school this semester to discover that in addition to a 10 percent tuition increase approved last spring, classes would now cost 12 percent more than they expected to pay when they left for the summer hiatus.
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It may seem obvious that if you don't want to face consequences, then you should not engage in a behavior that could cause them. That’s the driving logic behind abstinence-only education.
However, sexual behavior, especially human sexual behavior, is far more complicated than that.
After all, with
Welcoming students old and new, the Theater Arts Department is presenting "The Barber of Seville" for the second time this year in hopes of not only providing great entertainment but also spotlighting one of the more creative programs offered at SF State.
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Experience is an asset at all levels of sport, and no one is more aware of this than the SF State women’s volleyball team. Seasoned players have been scarce in recent years but for the first time in a long time, the Gators have a
By Brittany Barsotti
Students who drove to SF State on the first day of school arrived to an unfortunate surprise. The University raised the prices of parking in the student parking garage. With a new minimum of $3 for two hours or less, and $6 per day,
The quest to find parking is often a daunting task for SF State students, and a frequent excuse for being late to class. The shortage of parking at SF State is no secret, and many students know that during the midday rush finding a decent
The runners on the SF State women’s cross countryteam love to run. They have to.
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The team, which includes many
The 2011 SF State Men’s Cross Country team is entering uncharted waters.
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The ongoing budget crisis has now officially changed the academic landscape of SF State, as the University merges eight colleges into six in an effort to cut costs and hopefully save $2 million annually.
Students in the former College of Humanities and the College of Creative
UPDATE: Judge William Alsup denied the majority of a city ordinance that would have required retailers to warn customers about harmful cellphone radiation and health effects Oct 27. Alsup ruled that city officials needed to reword the fact sheet because it implied that cellphones were
Suspect Giselle Esteban appeared in Alameda County Superior Court today on the charge of murdering nursing student Michelle Le, but Judge Gary Picetti ordered Esteban to return Sept. 28 to finalize her defense representation.
Esteban was arrested two weeks ago in her Union City home although
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UPDATE: Jerry Brown acted on 140 bills yesterday, vetoing four, including the bill that
Protesters took to the streets Monday night in response to what they believed to be systematic problems with BART, including police brutality and alleged free speech violations when the transit system threatened to shut down cell phone service.
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