[caption id="" align="alignright" width="205" caption="SF State's Zach Jimenez, 184 pounds, preps before wrestling Southern Oregon's Austin Vanderford at SF State Jan. 21. Southern Oregon's Vanderford was declared the winner of the match. Photo by Sam Battles."][/caption]
Having a home wrestling gym, a father who coaches the
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="266" caption="SF State's Nefi Perdomo, #13, makes a break to get pass the defender during the game against UC San Diego on Jan. 28. The Gators won the game with a final score of, 56-45. Photo by Hang Cheng."][/caption]
Last week SF State
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Stephen Frothingham, middle, rehearses with other actors before the Judas Iscariot play, Jan. 28 at the Studio Theater in the SF State Creative Art Building. Photo by Mihail Matikov."][/caption]
It's a story of biblical proportions. The trial of the ultimate betrayal.
Judas Iscariot, the
The rising cost of tuition and the constricted job market have students open to enrolling in alternative institutions, like vocational schools, in hopes of earning a degree.
Lisa Westlund, a counselor at Abraham Lincoln High School in San Francisco, said there is no simple answer to
School’s back in session: the stress of crashing classes, the strict routine of waking up early and being punctual, and waiting in long lines at the bookstore. But amidst all the seriousness, there’s also plenty of fun to be had.
From late night dance parties to
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="195" caption="Garret Davis poses for his police mug shot. Courtesy of the Honolulu Police Department."][/caption]
Garret Davis, beloved father, devoted police officer and SF State alum, died tragically Jan. 21 when his patrol car was rear-ended and burst into flames, according to the
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Students watching President Obama's State of the Union address perked up at the mention of the student debt crisis. If only he'd actually brought something new to the table.
For someone who was elected on a platform of radical
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="266" caption="Ice cream bartender, Chris Simpson, prepares a drink in a fashion that a traditional bartender would at the brand new Ice Cream Bar shop in Cole Valley, Friday, Jan. 27. Photo by Mihail Matikov."][/caption]
With an authentic soda fountain nicknamed Dandelion and
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="The historic F-Market line travels along the waterfront in San Francisco, Calif. Sunday Jan. 23, 2010. The historic line to be resurrected will also travel along the waterfront south of the Ferry Building near Pier 70. Photo by Jon Weiand, Xpress
Students who think looking for a job or internship can be tedious task need not look further than the SF State Institute for Civic and Community Engagement Nonprofit Agency Fair Feb. 8 and 9.
The event will be held in the Cesar Chavez Student Center's main
This district’s high rates of poverty and crime often overshadow its largely underrated food scene. Nevertheless, the Bayview-Hunters Point District contains a food oasis of distinct, homey soul food that's hard to find anywhere else, if you just know the places to look for.
That late-night rendezvous with a stranger didn't go quite as planned, did it? It's too late to bait a new one, and you're just too fired up to sleep. Sounds like someone has to go home and take care of their own business.
People like to
In a tranquil apartment in Hayes Valley, a small side table topped with perfectly-folded T-shirts packed carefully away in a plastic container serves as a daily reminder that more than 7,000 miles away in Japan, daily life for many tsunami survivors is anything but peaceful.
The winner will not only win $10,000, but will ride on a float Feb. 11 during San Francisco's Chinese New Year parade, the biggest celebration outside of Asia. They will also become a goodwill ambassador for the Chinese community throughout the Year of the Dragon.
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Journalism major Rosie Lenares poses and shows some of the scars that were caused by the accident on Arballo Drive and Font Boulevard the afternoon of Jan. 30. Photo by Gil Riego Jr."][/caption]
An accident near SF State, involving a bicycle and
Commitment, hard work and friendship are three of the elements that helped one SF State student and two alumni create and maintain their own theater company a year ago, Do It Live! Productions.
It was more than four years ago, in the Fall semester of 2007,
Cheers to the Freakin’ Weekend
What better way to celebrate the end of winter break than having a few drinks in the Student Services building? That's what one thirsty, underage college student did before a police officer cited her Jan. 21. Apparently, the excitement of a
Editors Michelle Olson and Godofredo Vasquez hit the SF State campus in search of students' views on whether candidates for the SF State’s president position should or should not visit the campus before being elected.
The California State University Board of Trustees approved a measure last
The SF State men’s basketball team scored six unanswered points to start the game and led the game all night against the
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="222" caption="SF State's Nefi Perdomo, #13 (left), attempts a layup during the game against UC San Diego on Sat. Jan. 28, 2012.
Despite an impressive performance by freshman Farrah Shokoor, the SF State women’s basketball teamlost 68-55 Saturday
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="239" caption="SF State's Michaela Booker, #15, drives for a layup during the game against UC San Diego, Sat. Jan. 28. The Gators lost with a final score
The appointment of a new University president is an incredible opportunity for the campus community to find a leader who will shape its next 25 years, much as current President Robert A. Corrigan oversaw a vast expansion of the school during his tenure.
Unfortunately, the CSU
An act of hunger
The vending machine in the HSS building was vandalized Jan. 4. Presumably, the suspect heard the impending news that Hostess Brands was filing for bankruptcy. Overcome with rage, and penniless due to constant tuition increases, the suspect must have attempted to claw
Strapped to a flying helicopter while plunging into a burst of explosions, diving into motor oil sludge, eating live scorpions and being chained in front of a cement truck while it's ramming into obstacles are stunts usually designed, executed and supervised by trained professionals.
President Robert A. Corrigan sat down with Xpress editor Sara Donchey to speak about his retirement, aspirations for his replacement and 24 years of service as the president of the University.
Sara Donchey: What role does the outgoing president play in the presidential selection process?
SF State is preparing to undergo a major change it has not seen the likes of in 24 years. The University is officially looking for a new president.
President Robert A. Corrigan announced in August 2011 that he would retire at the end of the year.
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Business major Wing Yeung (right) studies in the newly opened J. Paul Leonard and Sutro Library on Jan. 23. The library opened its first floor on Monday. Photo by Gregory Moreno."][/caption]
The J. Paul Leonard and Sutro Library, arguably the biggest and
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This year, all preparation in anticipation of visiting the snowy California Sierras was in vain
Opportunistic pyromaniacs celebrated Chinese New Year, on the streets of Chinatown Sunday night. Resounded bangs of light, laughter, pervasive metallic-smelling smoke and full-grown adults running to avoid debris from crackers and M-180s were all signs of the celebration.
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If street art is the underbelly of the highbrow art world, then hand-drawn stickers, often slapped on newspaper boxes or light poles, are so to the graffiti world.
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="232" caption="Event co-curator and SF State art major Jessy Gaumann puts the finishing touches on
If you are the type who likes a steamy semi-anonymous rendezvous, the electricity that takes over in a one night stand can be addicting. It’s a flurry of sexual tension, which can only lead to both parties getting caught up in doing things they've only
Part visitor-pleasing tourist attraction and part mystic enclave, Chinatown is one of the densest and culturally distinct neighborhoods in the city. By weaving between locals in the neighborhood’s clogged side-streets, you'll discover a neighborhood ingrained with rich history and culture exhibited through distinct offerings of
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="SFPD Sgt. Jim Miller looks at the Occupy Wall Street West protesters down the street from their gathering in front of the Bank of America building on Montgomery Street, between California and Pine streets, Jan. 20. Photo by Gil Riego Jr."][/caption]
Between all the oohhing, awwing, groaning and groping I never thought that me jerking off to Salma Hayek and Jessica Alba was when I lost my "virginity" back in middle school. Did it happen when I received oral sex in high school? I still considered myself a virgin
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="San Francisco Police respond to a shooting in Parkmerced on Wed., Jan. 18 that took place around 9:20 p.m. Photo by Godofredo Vasquez."][/caption]
A shooting occurred in Parkmerced Wednesday night leaving one person injured.
The victim was waiting on the 300 block of
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Graduate student, Scott Rich, 29, education major with specialization in autism. He was diagnosed with autism at the age of three. He recently acquired his drivers license, a feat difficult for people with autism to achieve, Rich said. Photo by Gil
More than 5,000 customers lost power on the west side of San Francisco this evening after a car hit a pole on the 300 block of West Portal Avenue, according to PG&E.
The outage began at 9:15 p.m. and originally left 5,557 customers without power according