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After a number of delays, Ike's Place is opening tomorrow, March 1, exactly one year after the sandwich shop
As the March 1 Day of Action approaches, SF State faculty and students discuss the issues that have motivated them to participate in this national movement.
Students for Quality Education, or SQE, is a student-run component of the California Faculty Association that advocates for student rights
For Federico Villalobos, the factors that led to his participating in the Day of Action could no longer be ignored.
"Why am I walking out? You mean aside from
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Residents and organizations in San Francisco recently appealed the findings of the final Environmental Impact Report for
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Machine artist Kal Spelletich shows the " Robotic Hand" to his student Justine Lucas,in the Fine Arts Building last Tuesday, at the SFSU..The hand senses human reaction upon contact. Photo by Mihail Matikov."][/caption]
A robotic hand welcomed guests to the SmART Space
The LGBTQ+ community may fly a rainbow flag, but if you don’t exactly fit into the L or G, things start to feel uncomfortably black and white.
Without a niche to call their own, people with beyond gay, lesbian and straight identities--also known as nonmonosexual--find themselves
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We can no longer afford to tolerate the apathy that has stagnated social movements on this campus.
Consider the actions surrounding March 1 your invitation to get out of your seats and reclaim your educational benefits that have been
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="The SF State triathlon team trains together at Aquatic Park on February 25th, 2012. Photo by Cindy Waters."][/caption]
The newest club sport on campus is one of the most challenging athletic activities: triathlon. While the idea of running a three-sport event may
[caption id="attachment_22145" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Cynthia Gomez, director of the Health Equity Institute at SF State, has helped to secure annual funding for the Bay Area Network for Positive Health. The Group, comprised of 11 agencies around the Bay Area, work together to provide care for
More than 500 people packed The Depot in the Cesar Chavez Student Center Friday night as sweaty bodies cornered The Growlers on a stage that barely fit their musical equipment.
“Beach goth” rock band The Growlers is made up of Brooks Nielsen, Matt Taylor, Kyle Straka,
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="High Society rehearses in McKenna Theatre Sunday, Feb. 12. They recently released a viral video on YouTube that has helped promote their band and music. Photo by Hunter Mulich."][/caption]
Before writing off that sixth installment of the latest YouTube video trend as
I quietly applauded myself after I successfully finished a presentation in front of my Community: Changes and Development class last semester without having to use the word "community."
I had a list of synonyms I prepared beforehand like “group,” “populace” and “citizenry,” which were words I
The time-consuming process of browsing the internet for cheaper alternatives to iTunes and Amazon might be worth it to the cash-strapped student, but only until the recording industry finds out.
Internet users have been subject to lawsuits by businesses such as the Recording Industry Association of
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="SF State student Marisa Soski speaks out against the budget cuts to higher education in the Day of Action protest in the Cesar Chavez plaza in SF State on Wednesday, Mar. 2, 2011. Photo by Sandy Ha."][/caption]
Once a fitting title for
The emperor's new clothes
University police cited an SF State student for indecent exposure Feb. 24 on the grassy knoll in front of the Humanities building. What the officers probably didn’t realize was that with tuition rising 9 percent each semester, students have had to make
Having sex outside sounds like a lot of fun, but when California state law can actually ruin your life for doing it, the stakes might be too high.
Even though nudity is legal in San Francisco, having an erection while naked or getting down in public
Forkin' Nob Hill
At its core, Nob Hill is one of the swankiest neighborhoods in the city. It's home to luxury hotels, high-rises and, of course, upscale restaurants. Though Nob Hill is ritzy in the middle, its edges pack in some urban personality, with convenience stores
Lines upon lines of to-dos are listed under each day of the week in Katie Sidman’s planner.
Everyday she wakes up at 6 a.m. and takes public transit to SF State where she attends a full load of classes, works out for an hour each day on her
Roughly 1,000 people took a plunge into San Francisco’s frigid bay as part of the third annual Polar Plunge.
Families and costume-wearing participants filled the bleachers at San Francisco’s Aquatic Park, where they waited patiently to rush into the water in support of the Special Olympics of
The women's Gator softball team managed to steal a win from the 10th ranked UC San Diego Tritons at home on Saturday. The doubleheader allowed for both teams to come out with a win.
Though Gators managed to pull out a win on Saturday in the four-game series
It was a last-minute and devastating loss for the SF State men’s basketball team in the last game of the season against Cal State LA. The Gators’ home game also honored the four seniors of the team prior to the game, which ended 70-75.
The SF State women’s basketball team lost their final game of the season against their California Collegiate Athletic Association opponent Cal State LA, 72-55, despite freshman Farrah Shokoor’s game-high 17 rebounds.
The Gators, who were already eliminated from the conference tournament, ended the season 1-6 in
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="265" caption="Once filled by Jessie’s Hot House, a popular campus eatery, the restaurant on the west end of the Cesar Chavez student building is vacant space with paper blocking the windows. Photo by Gil Riego."][/caption]
Sheets of white paper have been plastered in
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Commuters tired of BART’s carpet-lined compartments have a lot to look forward
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="SF State's men's volleyball coach, Eric Ballelos, goes up for a hit against his players in a practice scrimmage, Feb. 16. Photo by Sam Battles."][/caption]
Student fee increases are nothing new, but this semester a newly-approved fee requires students to pay for
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Predictable plots, lousy special effects and obvious overacting are just three of many elements
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Andrew Gutierrez, president of Associated Students, Inc., looks at Chancellor Charles Reed as he speaks about the process of choosing the next university president. He is the only student representative on the committee finding candidates to become the next SF State
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Nefi Perdomo drives through Dominguez Hills defenders during their Feb. 22 game at the San Francisco State University Gym. The SF State Gators won against Dominguez Hills. Photo by Nelson Estrada."][/caption]
The SF State men's basketball game against the visiting Cal State
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Angela Van Sickel drives down the center of the key against Dominguez Hills defenders in the SF State Gym Feb. 22. The Gators won the game with a final score of 39-35. Photo by Mihail Matikov."][/caption]
The SF State women’s basketball team
A large tree branch that fell on Lake Merced Boulevard before 6 p.m. crushed a parked car, blocking traffic for hours.
“When I came out here it was already smashed,” said Abraham Iniguez, a physiology major. “I hit the panic button on the car and I
San Francisco is one of the most expensive places to live in the world, and consequently has one of the country's highest minimum wages, but due to an exemption in state labor law, many students working at SF State make significantly less than the $10.24
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Electronic music producer Moby sits down with Technibeats.com for an interview before his show at Vessel, Feb. 16. The website, founded by SF State students, is rapidly expanding within the music scene they promote. Photo courtesy of Grady Brannan."][/caption]
When Richard Zona
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By Monica Quesada, special to Xpress
Sometimes life imitates
The California State University Board of Trustees officially adopted a policy that will place a limit on the compensation that newly-hired campus presidents can receive.
Under the new policy, CSU presidents are only able to receive 10 percent more than their predecessor's base pay.
“It doesn’t necessarily
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Dog walker Jean Kind takes her client's pups to Sigmund Stern Grove on February 6th, 2012. Photo by Cindy Waters."][/caption]
Commercial dog walkers in San Francisco are apprehensive about a newly-approved city ordinance that will limit them to walking no more than