22 Feb 2012

VIDEO: What do you think of paying higher student fees for a new recreation center at SF State?

SF State students will soon see an increase in a mandatory recreation center fee of $35 that is paid with tuition. The fee not only covers costs for students to use the

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22 Feb 2012

Proposed legislation could lift ban on food trucks at SF State

Food trucks have grown rapidly in popularity in San Francisco during the last few years, so it is no surprise that people throughout the city have requested more access to

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21 Feb 2012

President Corrigan must put a stop to frivolous spending during financial crisis

While President Robert A. Corrigan’s new pet project, “Student Voices,” enjoyed front-page publicity last week in the San Francisco Chronicle as a way for students to voice their frustrations about

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21 Feb 2012

Administration failed to keep students informed in pivotal moment of presidential search

SF State seems eager to find new ways to yet again fail to include students in the new presidential search. The University hosted the first and only public forum to

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20 Feb 2012

Public meeting addressing presidential search sees low student turnout

The first and only public meeting to discuss the selection of the next president of SF State took place today at 10 a.m. at the Seven Hills Conference Center. About

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20 Feb 2012

Campus crime update: Theft, a hit-and-run and elevator vandalism

A Pirate’s Life  A female student reported her vehicle was burglarized while parked on 19th Avenue Feb. 15. Presumably, the robber was so obsessed with pirates in the urban jungle

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20 Feb 2012

The Ins and Outs: Plan B should not be plan A when it comes to contraception

There’s nothing quite as nerve wracking as a pregnancy scare, franticly questioning if you might have made a baby during your intense, passion-filled lovemaking last night. Plan A was using

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20 Feb 2012

Forkin' Frisco: Exploring rich flavors in Noe Valley

Noe Valley’s clean-cut image and wide variety of bistros and coffee shops make this neighborhood a quiet and quaint haven away from the hustle of the city. With Victorian homes

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20 Feb 2012

SF State Humanities building flooded, no classes canceled

Maintenance staff responded to a flood in the south wing of the Humanities building caused by a ruptured water pipe Sunday Feb. 19 at around 5:30 p.m., after a student

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20 Feb 2012

Campus crime update: Loitering, theft, weapon possession

Loitering at the Towers Police received a call Feb. 10 about a suspicious man lurking around the Towers at Centennial Square behaving very strangely. The fire department responded and determined

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20 Feb 2012

SF State year-long dance class puts on show in McKenna Theater thru March 3

Captivating someone without speaking can be difficult. But for dancers this is their passion, and they’ll show off their talents at their annual recital this week. University Dance Theater, an

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20 Feb 2012

Water in the walls: A housing horror story

Morgan Shingling knew she had a big problem on her hands when her apartment on the first floor of a two-story building started leaking from the ceiling the Saturday before

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19 Feb 2012

SF State men's basketball falls to Sonoma State after faulty performance

The SF States men’s basketball team ended their three-game winning streak Saturday after a 61-77 loss to the visiting Sonoma State Seawolves. The Seawolves shredded the Gators defense by stretching

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18 Feb 2012

Bay Bridge closed for construction over President's Day Weekend

UPDATE: The upper westbound deck of the Bay Bridge reopened more than a day earlier than scheduled Sunday.  The successful completion of the bridge was due to “a combination of

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17 Feb 2012

Persistence pays off for indie band Rin Tin Tiger

Through their own initiative, the organic, alternative-folk tunes of Rin Tin Tiger have reached listeners across the world. The band itself, however, has managed to keep its roots firmly planted

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17 Feb 2012

SF Beer Week brings new flavors and experiences to San Francisco

SF Beer Week is an annual event that takes place all around the Bay Area from Feb. 10 through Feb. 19. With over 200 events, locations include San Francisco, Napa, Santa

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17 Feb 2012

SF State students find new way to release stress and "Work the Foam"

The feeling of restless muscle tension is all too familiar for a student who has had to sit through a weekly three-hour lecture class. SF State’s Group X program now offers

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17 Feb 2012

Power restored to SF State after a brief outage

Power has been restored to SF State at 11:15 a.m. after a power outage affected the campus for approximately half an hour. According to a phone and email alert sent

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17 Feb 2012

SF State women's track and field team continues to improve

For a team largely overlooked in recent years by coaches and opposing teams alike, the women’s indoor track and field team has quickly become one of the leading teams in Division

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17 Feb 2012

VIDEO: 16th Street BART station home of weekly poetry slam

On a rainy night, fewer than a dozen people huddle under umbrellas outside the 16th and Mission Street BART station. Bottles of wine and whiskey are passed around while anything

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15 Feb 2012

Daniel Gonzales recalls his 43-year history at SF State

He can overwhelm your brain with endless amounts of information, but he would probably rather tell you a good joke straight from his unfiltered, fast-talking mouth. Asian American studies Associate

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15 Feb 2012

VIDEO, PHOTOS: Valentine's Day pillow fight sends singles and couples swinging in the name of love

Valentine’s Day is about more than kissing, teddy bears, heart-shaped boxes of candy and sappy love songs. Here in San Francisco it’s about smashing strangers in the face. The weapons

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14 Feb 2012

SF State professor heads new study exploring connection between money and happiness

Money still can’t buy you love, but it might buy you happiness if you know where to spend it. According to a recently-published study led by Ryan T. Howell, assistant

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14 Feb 2012

VIDEO: Using music as therapy

Story by Barbara Szabo, video by Nelson Estrada The Community Music Center appears as just another residential Victorian building on the 500 block of Capp St., distinguishable only by the

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14 Feb 2012

VIDEO: What purchases make you the happiest?

Xpress editors went around campus to ask students what kind of material purchases make them the happiest. Interviews by Angela Raiford. Shot by Henry Nguyen. Video produced by Godofredo Vasquez.

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14 Feb 2012

SF State's newly-resurrected Experimental College not being acknowledged by administration

Will Nelson and Kelly Corwin are not college teachers. They have long, sunny blonde hair draping their shoulders; they wear tattered jeans and sneakers. However, every Wednesday night for two

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14 Feb 2012

Renters must set standards and stick to them when searching for housing

Housing in San Francisco can be a nightmare, but that doesn’t seem to stop many apartment seekers from rushing into less-than-ideal situations. From tyrannical landlords to sociopathic roommates, everyone has

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14 Feb 2012

Forkin' Frisco: The long-standing culinary culture of Japantown

Though it only consists of six square blocks, Japantown packs in a bevy of pan-Asian cuisine offerings. Its nuanced food scene reflects a deeply embedded culture that’s influenced by its

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14 Feb 2012

The Ins And Outs: The dos and don'ts of dirty talk

I’m going to get on top of you and hold you down, your wrists above your head and my mouth at your ear, whispering every juicy little thing I love

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14 Feb 2012

AIDS Memorial Quilts back on display in San Francisco

An elderly man dressed in all white grabs the attention away from the large multi-colored, heavily decorated AIDS Memorial Quilt, as he reads off the names of the people that

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13 Feb 2012

New CA budget would increase GPA requirements for financial aid

Significant changes will be coming to financial aid and student loans next year including tougher GPA requirements and limited funding. The new 2012-2013 budget proposal by Gov. Jerry Brown aims

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13 Feb 2012

Buck Starts Here campaign calls attention to CSU budget crisis

During the Buck Starts Here campaign’s visit to SF State, hosted by Associated Students Inc., students spoke about their experiences with persistent tuition increases in the middle of the Cesar Chavez

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13 Feb 2012

SF State's downtown campus hosts Social Media Week events

This week is a big one for social media. From hashtags and mentions, to likes and follows, human interactions have been heavily influenced by the likes of Twitter and Facebook. The

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13 Feb 2012

Black History Month should be celebrated year round

Each year, people around the nation anxiously wait for February to roll around to celebrate the triumphs in black history. For this one month, stores across America advertise Black History

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13 Feb 2012

Tips to navigating Craigslist to find an apartment

Although Craigslist can undoubtedly be one the most useful tools in searching for a new living arrangement, it can be a bit daunting at times. Understanding how you can best

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