The SF State cross-country teams’ toughest opponent at last Saturday’s California Collegiate Athletic Association championships was not one of the conference rivals running the wooded trails beside them. Surprisingly, the Gators’ biggest battle of the meet was with ill-timed injury and illness.
Nagging pain and lingering
I have a terrible secret, a fact about myself that I don’t share with most people until I know them well. I like animals, I do my part to reduce greenhouse gases, and I don’t want to die of heart disease. The bad news? I’m
SF State President Leslie E. Wong led a campus safety discussion in Jack Adams Hall Thursday, where he was hit with a barrage of student concerns about the University Police Department’s proposed use of Tasers.
The campus safety talk was intended to cover a wide range
A master key that opens doors to every apartment and dorm room in University Park North (UPN) and the Towers at Centennial Square is missing after a theft, SF State officials announced Monday.
The University Park North contains at least 697 unfurnished apartments and additional furnished apartments.
In an underground conference room in the Cesar Chavez Student Center, a normally controversial man almost went unnoticed. At previous events where he has spoken, pro-Palestinian protestors have burst out in defiance, but Oct. 28, Ishmael Khaldi spoke to a small crowd of 15 students
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Derek Schultz of Owl Paws performs solo at The Depot's Strung Out acoustic show Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013. Photo by Tony Santos / Xpress[/caption]
A variety of acts performed at The Depot’s monthly acoustic show, Strung Out, Wednesday, Oct. 23. The Depot
Last Tuesday, groups of male students put a new spin on the phrase "walk a mile in her shoes," as they walked campus in high heels to teach students about sexual violence and to collect donations for programs that aid abused women.
Male volunteers donned the ladies'
While guitarist and singer Sean Thompson is no stranger to the stage, having performed in a band at his hometown in the Butte county area of Northern California, his short time at SF State has provided him with some lasting memories.
“One of the best feelings
In 2012, SF State was a polling location for the first time in three years. With a presidential election and Proposition 30 on the ballot, students shattered the University's student-voter registration goal with 4,060 registered.
This year's municipal election ballot, however, lacks two items that capture
With his stomach filled and hunger satisfied by an Ike's sandwich and bag of chips, Joe Pietrzak didn't see a pizza-eating contest in his near future.
Egged on by his friends to take the final spot, Pietrzak reluctantly walked to the table to accept the challenge. Less
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Cameron Bingley watches as Daisy Gerstein takes a water taste test challenge during the sustainability fair in the quad at SF State on Wednesday 23, 2013. Photo by Kate O'Neal / Xpress[/caption]
The Green Initiative Fund (TGIF), a student organization at SF
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Telisa Nyoka, a recent ethnic studies graduate and TA, sings during the equity week rally at SF State in Malcolm X Plaza, Oct. 28, 2013. Her song related to the high cost of tuition and student debt. Photo by Mike Hendrickson
Graphic by Holly Nall
Many people perceive the habits of Generation Y to be lazy, indulgent , and simply just too different from their Baby Boomer and Generation X counterparts.
Are we really lazy and entitled, or are we just misunderstood? Do we unknowingly enforce this stereotype?
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Yuan Feng sings at The Voice singing competition at SF State. They held their semi final in Jack Adams Hall at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013. Photo by Amanda Peterson / Xpress[/caption]
The 12 remaining contestants of SF State’s Voice competition
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] SF State President Leslie E. Wong speaks to a group of students during a discussion about campus safety in Jack Adams Hall on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. President Wong used the open forum to answer questions regarding the proposed use of
At a party last fall in Redwood City, a fight over drugs broke out. Officers arrived at the scene and SF State student Daniel Atwood decided to make a run for it.
He hadn't gotten far before an officer fired a Taser at him. The probes
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Belva Davis tells stories and reads passages from her new book, "Never in My Wildest Dreams," at her book signing at SF state on Tuesday, Oct. 22. Davis, the first black woman hired as a television news reporter in the Western
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Kristian Juarez(15) runs between SF State's Cheer Team after being introduced at Gator Madness in SF State's Main Gymnasium, on Friday, Oct. 18. Gator Madness gave students the chance to meet athletes from the wrestling team, and the men's and women's
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] SF State student Lewis Woods, keynote speaker for the 5th annual Guardian Scholars Program Luncheon, gives a speech at the Sir Frances Drake Hotel on Oct 18. The Guardian Scholars Program is a SF State organization designed to help children in
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] The SF State Gators' basketball team poses for a portrait on top of the Cesar Chavez Student Center, Oct. 22, 2013. There are ten new basketball players and four returning this season. Photo by Benjamin Kamps / Xpress[/caption]
SF State women's basketball
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Sophomore nursing students Monique Obiniana (left), Michelle Young (center) and Ashley Chan (right) read a story about one of the 1,100 backpacks placed on the lawn in the Quad which signify the number of students who commit suicide each year. The
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Gabi Cavassa and Sean Thompson open the show with their rendition of "Ain't No Sunshine," at SF State's Voice Battle Rounds Wednesday Oct. 17, 2013 in Jack Adams Hall. Photo by Kate O'Neal / Xpress[/caption]
While the second stage of SF State’s
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Maggie Manzano, a theatre major with an emphasis in stage management, is the stage manager for "The Unmentionables," a play by Bruce Norris and directed by William Peters. She poses in front of her stand where she will manage the play
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] New staff members for the Women's Center and students gather for the Women's Center's open house on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013. The center, located on the terrace level of the Cesar Chavez Student Center in room T-116, opened up later than
Oct. 25 Costume Dodgeball Tournament
Friday, Oct. 25, Campus Recreation will host a costume dodgeball tournament in Gym 100 at 6 p.m. Though the entry deadline for teams has passed, students can watch teams compete.
Source: Student Life at SF State
Oct. 25 Nightmare on Holloway
A Halloween-themed dance
Drawn by Kirstie Haruta
Upon entering college, I was determined to graduate in three years, move back to Los Angeles, and become a glorious success. But those plans came to a screeching halt when I met my boyfriend, and for the first time I understood the
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] BART employees strike in front of West Oakland Bart Station Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 in Oakland, Calif. Bart management and unions agreed to new terms Monday afternoon. Photo by Amanda Peterson / Xpress[/caption]
The BART strike is over and the 30,000 students,
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] (Left to right) Bruk Assefa, Zuleima Bernal, Benji Preciado and Paxton Cota pose for a portrait in Cox Stadium at SF State on Oct. 21 before a practice run. They're the top ranked runners from SF State going in to the
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Adam Sherman, vice president of SFSU Fossil Free, stands in front of a Chevron Station near 19th Avenue on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. SFSU Fossil Free hopes to show the CSU system how to divest its stocks from fossil fuel companies.
Graphic by Holly Nall
I’m sure you and I have both wondered, "Am I getting paid enough for this job?" We work at coffee shops and chain stores and earn minimum wage to pay the bills, but as we grow into degree-level professionals, the question is,
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] SF State's Brittany Oldham(8) and Cal State Stanislaus' Apryl Whitney(8) compete for a header during the game at Cox field at SF State, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. The game ended in a scoreless tie, 0-0. Photo by Amanda Peterson / Xpress[/caption]
Today kicks off SF State's fourth annual Sustainability Fest, an event designed to draw attention to green initiatives on university campuses nationwide.
The University has expanded the nationwide event Campus Sustainability Day into a two day event covering Oct. 23 and 24.
It's a time to recognize the successes,
Friday, commuters across the Bay Area awoke to the painful realization that this was day one of a BART strike.
Union representatives announced Thursday night their employees would walk off the job after a 28-hour marathon negotiation ended at an impasse.
Both sides traded jabs Friday and
BART trains will not run Friday after unions announced their intention to strike earlier today after a marathon 30-hour bargaining session.
Talks between labor and management negotiators broke down and the federal mediator, George Cohen, headed home after failing to bring the two sides together. The strike
The Gators will start the 2013 season from a tenth place finish in the NCAA Division II National Championship last year. Three returning wrestlers are expected to lead the team back to success, but head coach Lars Jensen says the key to propelling the team
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024"] A tow truck removes a sedan from the Muni train tracks on 19th avenue after a 49-year-old woman accidentally drove her car onto the tracks when crossing Junipero Serra Boulevard onto 19th Avenue headed northbound. The woman, who said she is