[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="SF State students participate in a free workout session in the gym, Nov. 17, 2011. The event was organized by the Recreation Department and operationbeautiful.com, which aims to build confidence in women's perception of themselves. Photo by Gregory Moreno."][/caption]
That girl you
Reporters Ruby Perez and Devery Sheffer ask SF State students to share their opinions on the dangerous world of "friends with benefits."
Filmed by Ruby Perez and Devery Sheffer.
Produced by Ruby Perez.
Xpress reporter, Kealan Cronin, and sports editor, Godofredo Vasquez ask students how they keep healthy with the food options on campus.
Video by Godofredo Vasquez.
Interviews and produced by Kealan Cronin.
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="242" caption="The mummy of Nes-Per-N-Nub displayed in the Tree of Life: Preserving 3,000 years of Family History museum exhibit at SF State. The exhibit is open Monday-Friday, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. until December 7 in Humanities, Room 510. Photo by Jessica
Getting out of bed is rough enough for any college student. But it’s nearly impossible if you have depression.
The condition is rampant in college. According to a recent article on depression statistics by Therese J. Borchard, one out of every four college students or adults
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While it has been almost two weeks since the pepper spray incident at UC Davis, the excessive actions taken by police against unarmed protestors remains ingrained in the minds of many.
About 200 students were in the quad of
The Cesar Chavez Student Center was evacuated this afternoon due to a flood.
A pipe burst on the Plaza Level of the Student Center and the building is expected to be closed for at least an hour, according to Taylor McElroy, the building manager. McElroy said
Sometimes I wonder if I myself have autism. My mom thinks I probably have dementia.
You’d never hear anyone casually musing with self-diagnosis of serious mental disorders, unless that disorder is Attention Deficit Disorder.
I was diagnosed with ADD as a tween and it has been a
Here's an update on campus crimes that occurred from Nov. 14. to Nov 28.
Friends stick together
A student asked police to help locate their missing, drunk friend Tuesday, Nov. 15. The drunk friend was found semi-conscious near the Creative Arts building. The two friends looked to
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Celeste Conowitch, left, and Anthony Agresti, who play the parts of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, practice their lines for the opening night performance of "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead" in their dressing room at SF State, Dec. 2, 2011. Photo by Gregory
The Richmond district, only a quick bus trip from SF State, is a quiet residential neighborhood peppered with a few major commercial boulevards that are home to a variety of restaurants. You can find everything from Korean food to Greek in this laid back
Flower arrangements, seating charts and bridesmaids dresses typically don't go hand in hand with homework, group projects and finals in a young college student's thoughts.
But SF State student Leona Bouzidi, 29, was 19 years old when she decided to elope and get married to her
Xpress's very own online managing editor Sara Donchey and reporter Brian Balisi hit the campus in search of the best pick-up lines people can come up with.
The gamut of replies are run through by everyone with attempts ranging from cheesy quotes to from-the-heart replies.
Camera by Gil Riego Jr.
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="420" caption="Occupy SF protesters block the entrance to Armani Exchange on Stockton Street on Friday, Nov. 25, 2011. Photo by Krissa Stanton."][/caption]
Occupy SF and Black Friday shoppers were at odds Friday evening as protesters tried to spread their message about corporate greed
Thanksgiving means copious amounts of turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing, and pumpkin pie. And if you’re one of the brave souls preparing Thanksgiving dinner, it also means a copious amount of groceries. Fear not! The vendors on this list will be more than happy to
For many, mentioning the Tenderloin conjures up images of a rough neighborhood. While it may have its problems, the Tenderloin also has a rich history and complex ethnic makeup. It’s ethnic and social diversity means there are a number of unique and largely unknown
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="481" caption="Nicholas Baham leads a group of striking teachers down Carlow Bee Blvd at Cal State East Bay Nov. 17. The California Faculty Association called for the statewide strike to protest budget cuts to higher education. Photo by Elijah Nouvelage."][/caption]
A one-day strike
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Dr. Cornel West speaks in front of the attending protesters at Cal State East Bay the afternoon of Nov. 17, 2011. Later that night, he spoke to an audience in the University Theatre where he talked about how greed has taken
The American Indian occupation of Alcatraz may have ended in 1971, but the Native American presence still remains active in the Bay Area highlighted by the "We Are Still Here" multimedia exhibit on the island opening Nov. 20.
The exhibition not only tells the story of
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="240" caption="Nicholas Baham, an associate professor and chair of the department of ethnic studies, protests at CSU East Bay during the California Faculty Association strike. Nov.17, 2011. Photo by Nelson Estrada."][/caption]
Members of the California Faculty Association from throughout Northern California gathered today
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="272" caption="Protesters at the California Faculty Association strike march through to the Cal State East Bay campus. Nov.17, 2011. Photo by Nelson Estrada."][/caption]
A few hundred faculty members and students gathered at Cal State East Bay today for a one-day strike approved by
This story has been updated to reflect University president Robert A. Corrigan's response to the fee increase. The story was originally published Nov. 16.
The California State University Board of Trustees voted today to approve an additional 9 percent tuition increase for all CSU campuses for
Former professional chef and Xpress Arts and Entertainment reporter KC Crowell shows you how to stuff, truss and roast a turkey for Thanksgiving dinner.
Produced by KC Crowell and Scott Graf
Video by Scott Graf and Gil Riego Jr.
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="YMCA Urban Services volunteers line up for food before serving the rest of the community at the Minni and Lovie Recreation Center auditorium in Ingleside on Nov. 15, 2011. Photo by Jessica Goss."][/caption]
While some search through the supermarket in pursuit of
No one joins a team to sit on the bench, but for SF State’s injured student athletes, that’s exactly where they find themselves.
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="233" caption="SF State's Megan Johnson (14) tries to spike the ball over the net at a game against Cal State
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Matt Heitland, a poetry gradutate student, poses in the Humanities Building. Heitland, 40, has spent over five years in school and already has a undergraduate degree in English and master's degree in business administration. Photo by Nelson Estrada."][/caption]
The average educational cycle
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San Francisco is a city largely dependent on public transportation. Fare hikes have been the norm
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="SF State alumni, The Stone Foxes (from left) Elliott Peltzman, Aaron Mort, Spence Koehler and Shannon Koehler pose in the piano room in the Creative Arts building. The band will perform at the Independent Nov. 15. Photo by Gil Riego Jr."][/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="448" caption="SF State student Sadaf Malik leads a chant and march at the student walkout to protest fee hikes, Nov. 15, 2011. Photo by Erik Verduzco."][/caption]
Update, 7:18 p.m.: All protesters have vacated the Administration building.
Update, 6:53 p.m.: About eight students remain in
There is a stuffed bird carcass lying headless in the middle of your dining room table. It's the only remains of an animal whose lifetime was spent immobilized in disease-ridden confinement, force-fed antibiotics and a subject of physical violence. Happy Thanksgiving.
Abstaining from turkey consumption on Thanksgiving
We all know the situation—two friends blurring the line between friendly and friendlier. In all honesty, the idea of no commitment, no strings attached lovin' may sound like a great idea at some point to anyone.
However, there are two words that can easily be used
Remember the "Jurassic Park" scene where the velociraptors were looking for the kids in the kitchen? Well, a similar scene went down last Thursday at noon when a person was caught snooping in apartment windows along Winston Drive. They were presumably searching for small
The reasons for legally considering someone an adult at 18 make perfect sense in most respects, but when dealing with an issue as sensitive as mental health, treatment specific to those who fall into this gap seems necessary.
The crux of the problem seems to be
California State University students are no strangers to the ongoing budget struggle both at the college and state level. A new budget proposal seeks to alleviate some of the financial pressures put on the CSU system.
During a teleconference with student media organizations today, CSU Assistant
Many graduating seniors have mixed feelings of excitement and fear with the end of the school year rapidly approaching and the looming question of “what’s next?” hanging over their heads.
With unemployment still at 9 percent according to the U.S. Department of Labor, and financial woes
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The Xpress staff is looking forward to the Thanksgiving break next week. In acknowledgement of the holiday we would like to take this time to reflect with our readers about what we give thanks for.
Here is what our