07 Mar 2012

SF State creative writing professor Stacy Doris dies of cancer

Stacy Doris, an SF State creative writing professor known for her experimental poems and lectures, died Jan. 31 of complications from cancer. She was 49 years old. Doris was diagnosed

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07 Mar 2012

VIDEO: Square Meals in Russian Hill prepares healthy options for hurried diners

Run by chefs who stress the importance of using organic, local and seasonal ingredients, this place is perfect for picking up freshly-prepared food to take home. It’s an ever-changing menu,

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07 Mar 2012

Oscar-winning alumnus attributes success to SF State cinema department

This golden knight holds the sword of a crusader, stands at 13.5 inches tall and weighs 8.5 pounds. His name is Oscar. For SF State alumus Ethan Van der Ryn,

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07 Mar 2012

Newly-opened Ike's Place brings choices and competition to SF State

Story by Caitlin Byrne, special to Xpress It has been featured in eight articles in The New York Times, 7×7 Magazine’s “100 Things to Eat Before You Die” and a

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07 Mar 2012

San Francisco ban on plastic grocery store bags to take effect in October

Retail customers in San Francisco will soon have another change to add to their purchase if they want a bag to carry home their goods. In an effort to be

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07 Mar 2012

Forkin' Frisco: Charming eateries in Russian Hill

Stairways and alleys etch paths through Russian Hill, leading to isolated pockets of local businesses and quaint restaurants. From the meandering Lombard Street to the local shopping haven, Polk Street,

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07 Mar 2012

ASI should be responsible for increasing voter turnout

While it may be the presidential primaries making national news this week, for SF State students, another important election period is slipping away. With elections for student representatives fast approaching,

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07 Mar 2012

SF State men's basketball bench players prove their value

For SF State men’s basketball team, the athletes coming off the bench have enhanced the team’s success by outscoring opposing benches in 19 games. The 2011-2012 season for the team ended

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07 Mar 2012

Apple product sales at an all-time high, labor practices at a dangerous low

The next time you’re slinging angry birds across the glass expanse of your iPhone screen, think about the dead laborers caught in the fray during manufacturing. Apple knows their products

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07 Mar 2012

SF State student Chaz Kelley to compete in oratory championship

While often confused with the work done by magnifying glass-wielding scientists, forensics has a history that extends to the debates ancient Greece, and has evolved into nationwide competitions where some

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07 Mar 2012

The Ins and Outs: Slipping into correct condom use

In the heat of the moment, a condom can seem inconvenient. Your lover is lying there, waiting anxiously to be pleasured, and you’re fumbling around trying to roll a thin

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07 Mar 2012

Control of SFSU Bookstore could be shifted from a nonprofit to a corporation

Having provided the SF State campus community with textbooks, leisure reads and a number of other school-related supplies since its establishment in 1954, Franciscan Shops, which operates as the SFSU

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07 Mar 2012

SF State Women's Center to host first ever conference

Members of the SF State Women’s Center have made countless efforts over the years to build a strong community and spread optimism throughout the campus. Saturday, March 10, these efforts

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07 Mar 2012

ASI hopeful that more SF State students will vote in next week's elections

While the SF State campus community consistently participates in statewide politics, its engagement  in a democratic process much closer to home goes largely unnoticed by the student population. Despite Associated

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