College students are no strangers to foregoing food. Eating takes time and money, two things students are almost always short on. But some students are going to extreme lengths to cut costs.
Skipping meals before a night of drinking is a growing trend known as “drunkorexia,”
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Julie McNamara packs her 12-hour day into her Rickshaw commuter bag before leaving home.
The 21-year-old SF State graduating senior is not only double-majoring in English and Spanish, she works part-time teaching English as a second language at Marshall Elementary School in
Lions jumped, dragons danced, and bands marched in Chinatown this past weekend as thousands of people crowded the streets to watch what has been named one of the world’s top ten parades by the International Festivals and Events Association.
San Francisco’s Chinese New Year celebrations culminated
A crowd of SF State administration and students adorned in colorful costumes stood in a circle cheering for President Leslie E. Wong, Feb. 22, as he danced at the center of Malcolm X Plaza. Seconds later, the beat of the music dropped and the SF State
Editor's note: Due to the possible punitive action SF State could take against the administrator of the “SFSU Confessions” page were his/her identity revealed, we have decided to keep the administrator’s identity anonymous. We will hereto refer to them as “The Admin,” and use a
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="SF State student and drummer Kyle Teese (middle left), with fellow bandmates of Before the Brave. The band will perform on March 2, 2013 at Great American Music Hall for Noise Pop Festival. Photo Courtesy of Jason Roque."][/caption]
Philosophy major Kyle Teese
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="Andy Navarro, 23, San Jose resident and NRA member shoots his AR-15 style rifle that he built himself from parts at the Coyote Point shooting range in San Mateo, Calif. on Friday, Feb. 22 2013. Photo by Andy Sweet / Xpress"][/caption]
In case you haven't looked for a place to live in this city recently, here's a nugget of obvious information: this city sucks for house hunting.
And just when you thought it couldn't get any worse for renters, San Francisco finds itself embroiled in a heated
According to the 2012 Accenture Consumer Electronics Products and Services Usage Report, the highest selling products in 2012 were smart phones, high-definition TVs, computers and tablet PCs. About 23 percent of 25 to 34-year-olds are high consumers, meaning they buy at least two new electronics
SF State’s Decensae White was featured on ESPN’s SportsCenter’s Top 10 playlist for a shot he hit in the final seconds Friday night. White hit the game-winner from three quarters court against the #4 Cal Poly Pomona Broncos. The Gators defeated the Broncos 57–55 as
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country," the late Kurt Vonnegut said.
The Twittersphere and news world erupted after Marco Rubio's grasp for a drink of water during the Republican response to the State
SF State students jumped into the Harlem Shake for a second time in an attempt to outdo the trending videos flooding the internet — but this time they were joined by President Leslie E. Wong.
Hundreds of students gathered at Malcolm X Plaza on the SF
The Xpress has come under some criticism recently for the role that we played in getting President Wong to take part in SF State’s second iteration of the now-ubiquitous Harlem Shake. As the editor-in-chief, I feel that it is my responsibility to address our
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="Isaiah Jimenez (top) wrestles with Zach Jimenez during practice in SF State's gym on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) made a recent decision to remove wrestling from the Olympics due to monetary reasons. Photo by Andy Sweet
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="Nora Spalholz carries a banner during a march to the Chancellor's office at City College of San Francisco. Students have four demands for Chancellor Thelma Scott-Skillman they are trying to present on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. Photo by Deborah Svoboda/ Special
It's hard to imagine what being stranded in a boat with a Bengal tiger has to do with the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis. It turns out their connection runs straight through the Creative Arts Department at SF State.
Alumni David Gropman and Ethan Van der Ryn
The flames of discord rage on between homeowner advocates and tenant rights activists over a new law that, if passed, would allow for a onetime citywide increase in the amount of residential units that could be converted into condominiums.
The Condominium Conversion Impact Fee would grant
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="Robin McGehee, a founder of GetEQUAL, shouts a chant after getting arrested for a planned civil disobedience after being refused a marriage license at City Hall in San Francisco on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013. This event, where same-sex couples try to
The path through SF State, from application to graduation, might be getting a little bumpier next year.
University administration announced Feb. 19 that it will be proposing the impaction of nine additional majors for the beginning of the Fall 2014 semester.
The proposed majors include accounting with
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="SFPD Officer Pheng interviews Nao Funada, a computer science major, who had her Android phone snatched from her at a bus stop on 19th and Holloway Avenues. A bystander nearby chased after the thieves, who eventually got away in a four
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="SF State student Ricki Herrera, an English major, is part of a live SF zombie killing game, which involves nerf guns and rolled up socks in order to "kill" actor zombies. Herrera found out about the game through the internet. The
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="Cry to God's J. K. yells and spits at Katerina Walter, a 25-year-old criminal justice major, as she presents opposing views. Cry to God was at SF State speaking about its beliefs on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013. Photo by Virginia Tieman
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="Crescencio Reyes puts new floors into the rooms downstairs in the Creative Arts building at SF State. This shows damage from the flood created by a broken pipe on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. Total flood damages near $800,000 as numerous repairs
Tommy Diestel, a student of Butte College, held a megaphone and led some of the thousands of people who marched near the Embarcadero in San Francisco during a climate rally on Feb. 17, in his favorite chant, “Don’t frack with California.”
Fracking is the process of
You've already heard this speech: study abroad is an opportunity not to be missed. But only about 500 SF State students study abroad every semester, according to the Office of International Programs at SF State. This means the majority of SF State students will not
Imagine you stumble upon a clear container filled with bright green dish soap. It reads: “for every bottle of soap you buy, twenty cents will be donated to help save giant kapok trees found in the Amazon Rainforest." Realizing you can kill two birds with one stone, you
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="Alexandra Sessler, 27, is an Opera instructor and SF State professor. She performs regularly with various music companies and recently started her own music ensemble. Photo by Andy Sweet / Xpress"][/caption]
Alexandra Sessler has just finished a day at the office teaching
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="Club Taekwondo at SF State University practice in the mat room of the gym. Pasoon Ahmadzai(right) , a senior at SF State, spares with Master Mike Wong (left) . Photo by Nelson Estrada."][/caption]
The Taekwondo Club at SF State is expecting visitors
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="A small fire on the third floor of Village C attracts a crowd of SF State students in front of Café Rosso as the barricade between Village C and Burk Hall is being tapped off by San Francisco Fire Department Officials
On Feb. 14 — the day otherwise known as Valentine's Day — people all around the world chose to dance for domestic abuse awareness.
Hundreds of people gathered in front of City Hall of San Francisco to participate and support One Billion Rising, a woman's advocacy group, who
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="SF State students line up for lunch at Ike's Place in The Dungeon at Cesar Chavez Student Center on Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. The location offers a variety of options for alternative diets including: veggie meats, vegan cheese, and gluten free
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="Audio Pharmacy performs at Public Works on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013. The four members of the live ensemble, will be heading to Indonesia to begin their 35 day long tour in the South Pacific with American Music Abroad, a program administered
A trio of self-proclaimed born-again Christians known as Cry to God gathered at the Quad in front of Malcolm X Plaza at SF State earlier today, Feb. 14 in an attempt to evangelize students, according to the group.
“Stop masturbating and start believing in Jesus,” shouted
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="SF State students attend a 45 minute service for Ash Wednesday in between their classes at the Jack Adams auditorium located in the Ceaser Chavez Student Center on Wednesday, Feb. 13. Photo by Frank Leal / Xpress"][/caption]
During the Ash Wednesday Mass
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="Nick Martino,left, and Kevin Mendizabal, right, receive instruction from College Labor customer Andrea Lamari. Lamari says she went online to Craigslist and found College Labor. “I chose College Labor because they do background checks,” said Lamari on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013.