Video by Tony Santos and Treya Winfield
Nearly five years ago, SF State lost its small but talented Ultimate Frisbee club when its founders graduated. Now, the disc-throwing sport is making a return to campus.
Two juniors, Gianna Tesler and Graeme Brunst, restarted the club this semester
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="960"] Christina Ivy (left), a Sociology major, and Esi Acolatse, a BECA major, talk in the Black Student Union room in SF State's Cesar Chazer Student Center, Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. Photo by Gavin McIntyre / Xpress[/caption]
In the fourth floor gallery of
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="960"] Michael Jordan Payton is the general manager of KSFS at SF State. His YouTube video got 20,000 views in one week and he recently signed a deal with Foundation Media to distrubute his song on iTunes and Pandora. Photo by Benjamin
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="960"] Firefighters at the Science and Technology Theme Community to clear the smoke and reset the alarm. A fire in the trash room set off the fire alarm in both STTC and the Towers at Centennial Square. Photo by Shayna Rubin /
While at four-year academic institutions, many students are finding themselves pursuing six-year degrees. Some, even eight-year degrees. Obtaining a bachelor’s degree in four years has become a rarity, to the frustration of all involved.
As a student who has taken a minimum of 15 units per
Peter Christian, a geographical information science graduate student, stands with the hexacopter being used to survey California landscapes. The hexacopter is a cheaper and safer way to get photos of California. Photo by Gavin McIntyre / Xpress
SF State geographers have successfully used an unmanned
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="960"] Enrique Morales, alumnus of SF State with a BA in drama, holds up a drawing of Specter X, a character he created and calls “San Francisco’s first and very own Latino superhero.” Morales aims to have his first comic, featuring Specter
The San Francisco State Wind Ensemble will perform a special Star Wars multimedia show this Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, in Knuth Hall. Clips from all 6 Star Wars films will be projected behind the ensemble while it performs selections from the series soundtrack. This is the
At the "State of Emergency" rally Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, the phrase "My Heroes Have Always Killed Colonizers" was written with chalk onto the stage in Malcolm X Plaza. Photo by Benjamin Kamps / Xpress
SF State President Leslie E. Wong sent out a mass
Chico State quieted a raucous crowd at The Swamp Friday night as they out-rebounded the Gators on their way to a 67-50 victory in SF State’s CCAA opener.
Chico State won the rebounding battle 41-23 and SF State shot 27.3 percent from the field in the
Drawn by Kirstie Haruta
From the strike of 1968 to today's student organized rallies, SF State has a legacy of student involvement and activism — as it should.
Through the years, there has been a growing sense of disengagement from the student perspective. Unfortunately, this has resulted
[set_id=72157638563565693]A stout defense brought the women’s basketball team to a 82-65 win over the Chico State Wildcats Friday night at The Swamp, giving the Gators their first win over the reigning CCAA champions in six years.
The Gators kept tight coverage on the Wildcats in their
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="960"] An out of order sign is displayed on an SF State Lot 20 parking structure elevator during a power outage that occurred Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. The elevators are expected to remain out of order on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, but
Edgy and elegant student-made apparel designs graced the runway Friday evening during the "Brilliance: The Gems of San Francisco State" Winter Runway fashion show, hosted by the Fashion Network Association or FNA, a student organization.
About 40 models exhibited the works of 30 student designers shortly after 7:30 p.m. in
A group of student organizations held a “State of Emergency” rally Thursday in Malcolm X Plaza. The students said they wanted to raise awareness of different proposed administrative decisions on campus.
More than 40 people were at the plaza where the organizations addressed the proposed use
SF State's Brown Bag Theatre class is not held in a paper bag, rather the name of the class is inspired by a 1920s tradition.
"I think it probably even goes back to prohibition days when you used to carry around illicit liquor in a brown
While most Bay Area residents are still dreaming of perfectly cooked turkeys, deliciously crafted gravies, and pumpkin pies made from decades-old family recipes, thousands of Native Americans and non-Natives flock to Pier 33 to sail off to Alcatraz before the sun rises on Thanksgiving Day.
For the first time, the Educational Opportunities Program (EOP), at SF State has begun to admit AB 540 criteria students and undocumented students into its program upon their admission to the University.
This school year, there are 3,000 SF State students enrolled in EOP, or 10
The Associated Students Inc. hosted a town hall event Tuesday, Dec. 3 in the J. Paul Leonard Library in support of SF State President Leslie E. Wong's new strategic plan.
President Wong has worked on a new strategic plan — the goal, mission, and objective for improvement for the
Red pins exploded across campus Tuesday as SF State celebrated the 25th annual World AIDS Day with free HIV testing and presentations about getting tested, safe sex and culturally competent care.
Campus organizations including the Women’s Center, Peer Educators Advocating Campus Health (PEACH), Creating Empowerment through Alcohol
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="614"] Kimmy Williams[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="960"] Kimmy Williams[/caption]
Class of 2012
B.A. in humanities with a minor in Italian
Williams, born and raised in San Francisco, chose to attend SF State because of its consistent celebration of diversity.
Since graduating, Williams went the entrepreneurial route
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="960"] Two new shuttles will pick up students to and from Daly City BART to campus to help the commuter students at SF State. Photo by Amanda Peterson / Xpress[/caption]
Last month, the University invested $83,000 to add two additional shuttles to the
It's been 45 years since the longest campus strike in U.S. History took place at SF State and to this day it remains an honored, historical University event.
Monday, Dec. 2, Catherine Powell, director of the Labor Archives and Research Center (LARC) and exhibition curator, hosted
Drawn by Kirstie Haruta
As the end of the year approaches, when summer is but a distant memory, people tend to find themselves surrounded by couples (or in a relationship themselves). This period of autumn/winter, better known as “cuffing season,” is prime time for fireside cuddling,
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Katie Batlin, senior, poses for a portrait at SF State on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013. Photo by Philip Houston / Xpress[/caption]
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When Katie Batlin steps to the free throw line, she puts her hand over her
Snug in the middle of campus amidst the signs and free candy sit hundreds of ceramic goods available for the SF State community to purchase.
The Ceramic Guild Annual Holiday Sale began this Monday and continues till the end of the week in the Fine Arts Building
Video by Gavin McIntyre, Craig Lifto and Daniel A. Nelson
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Colin Dwyer, a Psychology major at SF State, stands on the shore of Pacifica State Beach, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. Dwyer is a professional surfer who will be competing in the Mavericks
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. Four guys enter a dark movie theater: a Salvadoran, a Brazilian, a Persian and a Japanese guy. Their median age is 27 and they’ve just paid $40 to see the latest Judi Dench flick “Philomena.”
They look around