29 Nov 2011

Fitness workshops whip SF State students into shape

[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

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29 Nov 2011

VIDEO: Dissecting friends with benefits

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

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29 Nov 2011

VIDEO: Dining healthy at SF State

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

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29 Nov 2011

SF State's "Tree of Life" exhibit features family heritage, mummies

[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,

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29 Nov 2011

Depression: with help, there is a chance for a better life

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

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29 Nov 2011

UC Davis police: say it, don't spray it

[caption id="attachment_23516" align="alignnone" width="426" caption="Illustration by Sara Donchey"][/caption] While it has been almost two weeks since the pepper spray incident at UC Davis, the excessive actions taken by police against

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29 Nov 2011

Cesar Chavez Student Center evacuated after flood

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

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29 Nov 2011

Attention Deficit Disorder: a reality for many, not a myth

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

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28 Nov 2011

Campus crime update: search and rescue, a fare evader and another thief

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.

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28 Nov 2011

VIDEO, REVIEW: "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead" at SF State

[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

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28 Nov 2011

Forkin' Frisco: Dodging the fog whilst dining in the Richmond

Forkin’ Richmond 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

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28 Nov 2011

Marriage not always bliss for young couples in college

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

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28 Nov 2011

VIDEO: Searching for the best pickup artist at SF State

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

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26 Nov 2011

Occupy SF protesters clash with Black Friday shoppers

[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

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24 Nov 2011

Forkin' Frisco: Thanksgiving grocery shopping in the city

Forkin’ Thanksgiving 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

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19 Nov 2011

Forkin' Frisco: Unique eats in the Tenderloin

Forkin’ Tenderloin 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

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18 Nov 2011

VIDEO, PHOTOS: California Faculty Association strikes at Cal State East Bay

[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

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18 Nov 2011

Cornel West speaks to rapt audience at CSUEB

[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

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17 Nov 2011

Alcatraz Island exhibit highlights Native American history

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”

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17 Nov 2011

Faculty strike continued throughout afternoon at CSUEB

[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.

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17 Nov 2011

Faculty, students gathered at CSU East Bay for California Faculty Association strike

[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

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16 Nov 2011

UPDATED: CSU Board of Trustees approves nine percent tuition increase

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

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16 Nov 2011

VIDEO: How to stuff, truss and roast a turkey

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

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15 Nov 2011

Local community center to host turkey giveaway

[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

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15 Nov 2011

Injured SF State athletes struggle with school, health and commitment to team

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

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15 Nov 2011

Older students find a way to fit back into classroom scene

[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

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15 Nov 2011

BART considering discount for frequent riders

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="280" caption="An SFO/Millbrae train from the 24th and Mission station is filled with riders during the rush hour of June 18, 2011. Photo by Gil Riego Jr."][/caption]
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15 Nov 2011

Stone Foxes taking blues rock to the top

[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

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15 Nov 2011

VIDEO: SF State students sit in on administration building as part of walkout

[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,

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15 Nov 2011

Turkey-abstinence on Thanksgiving a humane way to spend the holiday

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,

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15 Nov 2011

Friends with benefits: one way to ruin a friendship

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

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15 Nov 2011

Campus crime update: theft, arson and a creeper in the window

Window Watching 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

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14 Nov 2011

Age for adult mental health care should be mid to late 20s, not 18

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

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14 Nov 2011

New CSU budget proposal could raise tuition, restore $300 million to higher education

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

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14 Nov 2011

Financial woes force SF State students to move back in with parents

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.

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14 Nov 2011

Xpress Thanksgiving editorial: what we're thankful for

[caption id="attachment_23518" align="alignnone" width="438" caption="Illustration by Sara Donchey"][/caption] The Xpress staff is looking forward to the Thanksgiving break next week. In acknowledgement of the holiday we would like to take

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