29 Sep 2011

Banned Books Week celebrates controversial reads

Nearly everyone has read “Of Mice and Men” or “Lord of the Flies,” and it’s a fairly common sight in San Francisco to see someone on a bicycle donning a

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28 Sep 2011

VIDEO: How would you feel if your parents joined the SF State parent council?

Editors Caitlin Olson and Gil Riego Jr. ask students what they would feel if their parents decided to join an SF State focused PTA for college students.

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28 Sep 2011

San Francisco mayor race heats up at City College

Mayoral candidates appeared at City College of San Francisco Sept. 28 to discuss key city issues ranging from curtailing crime, fighting poverty and preventing police corruption to finding funding for

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28 Sep 2011

Forkin' Frisco: Enjoying variety in Hayes Valley

Forkin’ Hayes Hayes Valley has become a destination neighborhood in the last few years for those with some cash to burn. The streets are lined with upscale boutiques and manicured

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27 Sep 2011

Campus Cat Committee tends to most vulnerable in the community

[caption id=”” align=”alignright” width=”448″ caption=”Brigid Duffy, a member of the Campus Cat Committee, feeds Tummy, one of the feral cats on the SF State campus on Sept. 22. Photo by

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27 Sep 2011

Blackout temporarily affects campus

[caption id=”” align=”alignright” width=”297″ caption=”Mariko Suemina, 19, (right) rushes out of the elevator of the humanities building she was trapped in, past university police officer Luis E. Velez (left) and

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27 Sep 2011

Troy Davis execution demonstrates failings of capital punishment

Twitter exploded Wednesday night with #riptroydavis hashtags and cries of outrage that continued after the news that Troy Davis had been declared dead via lethal injection. This execution brings the

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27 Sep 2011

Campus Crime Update: Thievery, Illegal Driving, and Wormholes

Bookstore Thefts, oh my! Between September 19 and 22. Man, the bookstore can’t catch a break! Last week, there were five reported incidents of attempted shoplifting at the SF State

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26 Sep 2011

Women's soccer team forced to overcome frustrating loss to Dominguez Hills

  The SF State Women’s soccer team failed to bring their A game and, as a result, suffered a 1-0 loss to Cal State Dominguez Hills Friday at Cox Stadium.

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26 Sep 2011

SF State athletes must cope with run-down field at Cox Stadium

[caption id=”” align=”alignleft” width=”350″ caption=”SF State Women's Soccer team do drills on the Cox Stadium field during half time of their game against CSU Dominguez Hills. Some have complained that

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26 Sep 2011

San Francisco Giants fans remained loyal despite disappointing season

The San Francisco Giants produced a solid season, but overall it was disappointing to the fans and the players. The Giants, returning World Series Champions of 2010, lost their final game

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26 Sep 2011

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival brings thousands together for the love of music

[slickr-flickr tag=”bluegrass” type=”slideshow” size=”m640″ options=”autoplay:5000″; captions=”off”; imageCrop:false; carousel:true; transitionSpeed:2000; transition:fadeslide” sets=”72157627812214278″ id=”58775291@N04″] Bare feet, banjos and beer were as common as grass and eucalyptus trees in Golden Gate Park this

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26 Sep 2011

SF State men's soccer team narrowly defeats Sonoma State in overtime

  [caption id=”” align=”alignright” width=”448″ caption=”SF State midfielder Edgar Villagrana, #10, moves towards Sonoma State's side of the field in their 2-1 victory last Sunday at Cox Stadium. Photo by

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25 Sep 2011

Central Subway Project to ease commuting woes in San Francisco

Commuting in San Francisco can be challenging, especially during rush hour when having to transfer to a different bus line. The San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency hopes to decrease the

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24 Sep 2011

Ocean Beach coastline might disappear due to beach erosion

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="358" caption="Chris Flesher shields his eyes from the sun, in search of the best waves at Ocean Beach on Sept. 26. Photo by Jessica Goss."][/caption] The next

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24 Sep 2011

Nude-in celebrates body acceptance

[caption id=”” align=”alignleft” width=”500″ caption=”A pair of nude-in participants at the Castro Commons Plaza Saturday. According to organizers, the event is an unofficial celebration of the Folsom Street Fair and

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24 Sep 2011

SF State volleyball team wins with a shutout for the second night in a row

[caption id=”” align=”alignright” width=”342″ caption=”Gators Robyn Hall spikes the ball during the game against Cal State East Bay on Sept. 24. The Gators won the game in a shutout, 3-0.

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24 Sep 2011

Picturing Parallax show explores immigration impact

[caption id=”” align=”alignleft” width=”500″ caption=”Zoology major Courtney Arndt, 21, examines the work at the Picturing Parallax exhibit in the SF State Fine Arts Gallery to prepare for her Thought and

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24 Sep 2011

Restaurant patrons should remember to tip generously

It seems like everyone has had that one waiter who gets your order wrong, has a poor attitude or rarely shows up to your table. In response you may think

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23 Sep 2011

Gator men's soccer overpowers Cal State San Bernardino 2-1

  [caption id=”” align=”alignright” width=”374″ caption=”SF State midfielder Edgar Villagrana (10) gets his shot blocked during their game at Cox Stadium against Cal State San Bernardino on Sunday. The Gators

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23 Sep 2011

SF State bookstore renting most textbooks in nation

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="The SF State bookstore now incorporates in-store and online rentals for text books to help students pinch every possible penny. Photo by Henry Nguyen."][/caption] At the

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23 Sep 2011

Limited funding for SF State athletics affects performance on field

[caption id=”” align=”alignright” width=”328″ caption=”SF State senior Kiley Williams (21) gets the ball in between UCSD's Cassie Callahan (5) and Britnee Chesney (12) on Sept. 16 at Cox Stadium. Photo

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23 Sep 2011

Film festival focuses on Latino cultures

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="500" caption="Viewers at the de Young museum during the Cine+Mas Latino Film Festival. Photo by Erik Verduzco."][/caption] As the light from a massive screen shined over the

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22 Sep 2011

UC Berkeley students occupy Tolman Hall, two arrested

[caption id=”” align=”alignright” width=”295″ caption=”A University of California police officer blocks students from leaving Tolman Hall in UC Berkeley on Thursday during a demonstration against the recent fee increases. Photo

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22 Sep 2011

SF State music professor honored as educator of the year

[caption id=”” align=”alignright” width=”272″ caption=”Dr. Dee Spencer, originally from Wilmington, Del., jams on a piano in the keyboard lab of the Creative Arts building, on Friday, Sept.16. She has recently

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22 Sep 2011

New SF State Parents Council stifles students' independence

A new organization is in the process of being formed at SF State this semester, but unlike most campus organizations, this one isn’t for the students. It’s called the Parents

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21 Sep 2011

SF State women's soccer team holds its ground against Sonoma State

[caption id=”” align=”alignright” width=”448″ caption=”Gators Nicole Vanni (8) sprints to the ball during their game against Sonoma State on Sept. 25. SF State managed to hold on to its only

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21 Sep 2011

SF State women's soccer dominates Humboldt 3-0

Junior midfielder Nicole Vanni scored two goals to lead the SF State women’s soccer team wire-to-wire dominance in its 3-0 win over Humboldt State University on Friday at Cox Stadium.

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21 Sep 2011

ASI working to amend outdated budget

Despite being five weeks into the semester, Associated Students Inc. is currently running on a out of date budget for this year that has not taken into account the additional

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21 Sep 2011

Gas line ruptured in downtown San Francisco

Pedestrians and vehicles have been ordered out of the area surrounding Post and Mason Streets in downtown San Francisco after a construction crew hit a gas main line around 2:15

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21 Sep 2011

Student athletes look for balance between school and sports

[caption id=”” align=”alignright” width=”340″ caption=”Kiley Williams (21) drives the ball near the goal as teammate Nicole Vanni (8) cheers her on during the women's soccer game against UC San Deigo

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21 Sep 2011

International students make their mark on SF State's women's volleyball team

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="341" caption="Charlotte Campion, originally from Le Touquet-Paris-Plage, France, is a sophomore at SF State and plays outside hitter for the women's volleyball team. Photo by Cindy Waters."][/caption]
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21 Sep 2011

More graduates behind or defaulting on student loans

While many college students are rationing their student loans by living on a Top Ramen diet, this may be only the beginning of their financial woes. Students nationwide are having

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21 Sep 2011

Potential suicide barrier for Golden Gate Bridge still under political, financial debate

[caption id=”” align=”alignleft” width=”251″ caption=”According to San Francisco Police Department patrol officers, routine sweeps of the walkway are made hourly across the Golden Gate Bridge to ensure the safety of

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20 Sep 2011

SF State history professor draws up graphic novel to use as textbook

It’s 1876 and the courtroom in the Gold Coast of West Africa is small. The jurors are restless as they listen to a young woman named Abina Mansah desperately trying

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20 Sep 2011

VIDEO: What should ASI do with SF State's student fees?

With every student paying $51 in student fees, Xpress editors Gil Riego Jr. and Godofredo Vasquez venture off into the SF State campus asking people what should the Associated Students

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