[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Patricia Martinez (left) and Julia Hernandez (right) address the crowd as students protest the use of Tasers on Malcolm X Plaza Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. Photo by / Benjamin Kamps[/caption]
The escalation of the Taser debate resulted in a rally in Malcolm
Students lift umbrellas and duck away under building overhangs as rain showers hit SF State Tuesday and Wednesday.
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] As rain falls down on Malcolm X Plaza, Devoted Women for Change is the last of the organizations to remain tabling. Members Selena Galvez,
The Muslim Students Association (MSA) came together for Friday prayer, or Jumaa, last week on the Quad at SF State.
Fridays are a day or community prayer for Muslims. They usually gather in a mosque to pray and listen to the Imam, the person who leads prayer.
Educational & Referral Organization for Sexuality (EROS), and Associated Students, Inc. hosted its fifth annual Sexuality Career Fair yesterday to give students an opportunity to learn about careers in the sexuality field.
The event, held in Jack Adams Hall in the Cesar Chavez Student Center, featured
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Bryce Schussel, the head athletic trainer at SF State since June 2009, works with SF State men's basketball player Eric Fearn in the training room in the Gymnasium building Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Photo by Amanda Peterson / Xpress[/caption]
In 2007, SF
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1128"] Raul Ramirez was an SF State journalism professor for 30 years and died friday, Nov. 15, 2013. He was 67 years old. Photo credit: SF State Journalism Department[/caption]
Raul Ramirez, an award-winning journalist and longtime SF State lecturer, died of cancer Friday at
If a student working as an unpaid intern is sexually harassed in his or her workplace, is he or she protected by labor laws? Not unless you live in Oregon. As of last June, it’s the only state in the U.S. to extend its laws
A group of students against the University Police Department’s proposed use of Tasers hosted a meeting in the Richard Oakes Multicultural Center, Cesar Chavez Student Center room T143, Tuesday, to discuss plans to protest Taser use until its demands are met.
The demands include full disclosure
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Andrew Wong, sophomore, poses for a portrait at Coppola Theater on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Wong was awarded Best Director and Best Picture for his film "Speeding Ticket" in this year's Campus MovieFest. Photo by Philip Houston / Xpress[/caption]
Student director Andrew
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The devastation of Typhoon Haiyan that occurred in the Philippines Nov. 8, killing nearly 4,000 people and rising, is rightly garnering massive media coverage.
In times of huge catastrophes, the framing and topics media choose to cover can dehumanize the severity of the
Students peaked through the small windows at SF State's main gym to catch a glimpse of a surprise spectacle.
The Detroit Pistons, in the midst of a West coast road trip, stopped by The Swamp for a full practice session Thursday en route to Sacramento for
Monday, a dry-erase board was set up in Malcolm X Plaza, and on it was the question: What would make San Francisco State a better place?
President Leslie E. Wong and his Strategic Planning Committee encouraged students and faculty to write their suggestions, which varied from “lower tuition”
This Friday, Menlo College couldn't keep up with SF State women's basketball's quick shifts to offense. The Gators outran the Lady Oaks for most of the game, allowing them to score at will and coast to a 66-58 victory.
“We really try to get the ball
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A group of more than 50 students organized in Malcolm X Plaza, Thursday night, to speak out against the proposition of SF State University Police Department (UPD) carrying Tasers.
Students organized the event, but the audience was also comprised of ASI representatives
After a slow start to the season, the SF State women’s basketball team took its first lead of the year with seven minutes to go in the first half of the game Tuesday.
The Gators wouldn’t trail the rest of the game, besting Pacific Union 76-45
Last Thursday the Women's Center, an Associated Students Inc. program, and I-Team, a student-led group that works to create and promote Israel awareness on SF State's campus, combined efforts to a self-defense course for students.
The Krav Maga self-defense class took place on SF State's main
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The entire dispute over Tasers is ridiculous and needs to end so we can move on to more important things.
SF State President Leslie E. Wong should drop any pretense of caring what students think and simply announce to the campus community that
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Members of the Student Kouncil of Intertribal Nations (SKINS) pose for a portrait after their meeting in their room in the Cesar Chavez Student Center, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2013. The group is planning an event on Thursday, Nov. 20 to celebrate
The Cesar Chavez Student Center may lack the glitz and glamour of the Vegas Strip but on Friday, Nov. 8, the Associated Student, Inc.'s Casino Night brought some of the excitement of Sin City to the SF State campus.
The event gave students with a valid
The SF State men’s and women’s cross-country teams were unable to punch a ticket to the NCAA Division II National Championship meet during the West Region regional meet Saturday morning in Spokane, Wash.
Neither placed in their respective race’s top five teams, a position that would’ve
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Anthony Peckham speaks to students during a Q&A session put together by the SF State's Cinema Department in Coppola Theater, Thursday, Nov. 7th, 2013. Peckham is an SF State alumni, who has been a screenwriter on films such as Invictus and
Theater students dressed in 18th century garb and periwigs stood in a hall of the Creative Arts Building as they prepared themselves for their most recent play, "The Stage Mutineers."
The musical comedy had its first showing in the Studio Theatre at SF State Nov. 7
Among a mostly empty arrangement of tables and chairs at The Depot’s Rapper’s Delight Wednesday, Nov. 6, Michael Payton gets on stage for the third time begging someone to take advantage of the open mic.
Payton, from KSFS radio, struggles to keep the small audience entertained
Within the first 15 seconds of the match, before the 20-some fans could settle into their seats, captain Dennis Groenlund slapped a corner shot from the goal line through the goal tender's legs. The goal was all the SF State hockey team needed to secure
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Michael Santos speaks in front of Kelly Carroll's criminal law class at SF State on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. Santos started teaching at SF State in August, 2013 after he was released from a 26-year prison sentence where he earned his
The Palestinian national anthem echoed through Jack Adams Hall last Thursday, as SF State hosted its sixth annual celebration of the campus’s mural honoring the late Edward Said, one of the most influential voices for the Palestinian struggle, and a strong advocator for peace
The entire block of housing units in University Park North and the Towers at Centennial Square were re-keyed last week after two master keys opening about 3,000 resident’s doors were reported stolen Monday, Oct. 28, according to University officials.
The University responded to the crisis and
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="576"] Mario Flores, the director of Associated Students, Inc.'s Project Connect, speaks to students about the day's workshops held to help inform them about transferring to SF State, at the main event in Jack Adams Hall, Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. Students came
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] SF State Gators' men's basketball team are on a bus to the airport on Thursday morning. The team will take on NCAA Division I team St John's in New York on Saturday, Nov 2, 2013. Photo by Benjamin Kamps / Xpress[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Erika Santos, Naresh Mathur, Bernie Carrera, Maria Suarez and Carlos Rosales pose for a photo in the basement of Cesar Chavez Wednesday Oct 30, 2013. The unionized custodial staff of Cesar Chavez Student Center are unsure where their union will stand
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Laura Melroy 25-years-old a grad student biology major (MS ecology evolution conservation) rides out of the Bike Barn at SF State towards the nearest bike path, Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013. Four new sustainability courses are coming to SF State, one of
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] The cast of The Still Life Cabaret (Cabaret de Naturaleza Muertas) sing a final song during their first show at Dance Mission Theater in San Francisco, Calif., on Nov. 1, 2013. Photo by Philip Houston / Xpress[/caption]
"The Still Life Cabaret," a
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Carlos Bailon, left, and Matias Rodriguez fight for control of the ball at Cox Stadium during the second half of the game between the SF State Gators and the Cal State San Bernardino Coyotes on Nov. 3. Photo by John Ornelas
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It’s a question that has plagued the sexes for thousands of years since the first phallic images appeared: Does penis size matter?
Depending on whom you ask you’ll get a flat out “Penis size is everything,” or you might hear, “It’s not
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Many associate my generation with its strong love of technology and apparent inability to pull itself away from a flashing screen. This is a misconception though. My generation does have an obsession, but it's not with the screens themselves — it's what's on