17 Feb 2014

Michael Grais gives advice to SF State screenwriting students

It takes a brave man to make jokes about actor Steven Seagal, but considering screenwriter and producer Michael Grais worked closely with him on a film, surely Seagal would let

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17 Feb 2014

Mahgeetah, band of SF State and UC alumni, begins second album

[set_id=72157641127544715] Ryan Fisher’s iPhone is full of sound bites, averaging 17 seconds each. These guitar licks, vocal melodies, rhythms and chord changes are skeletons for the songs that his band,

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16 Feb 2014

Gators struggle from outside, lose to Broncos

[set_id=72157641075721984] After a back-and-forth first period that had the Gators down by only one point, the team could not keep up with No. 25 Cal Poly Pomona in the second.

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15 Feb 2014

Women’s basketball pulls ahead in conference with win against Humboldt

[set_id=72157641030614363] Two clutch free throws from the Gators Leticia Galarza gave SF State a much-needed 72-70 win against Humboldt Friday. The Gators and Lumberjacks both came needing a win Feb.

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15 Feb 2014

Vista Room opens doors for spring semester

[set_id=72157641031239624] Food aficionados can rejoice Feb. 11 at the reopening of SF State’s only fine dining establishment, the Vista Room. The Vista Room, located on the top floor of Burk

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15 Feb 2014

Cinema speaker series will feature screenwriter Michael Grais

SF State will get a little taste of Hollywood when screenwriter Michael Grais comes to campus to speak about the profession’s evolving presence in the city. Grais is set to

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15 Feb 2014

Women’s basketball suffers surprising loss to CSULA

[set_id=72157640812175575] After a large victory against Cal State Los Angeles Jan. 3, SF State’s women’s basketball team suffered a surprising loss 67-55 during last weekend’s game. The Gators couldn’t make

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13 Feb 2014

Two injured in Parkmerced early morning blaze, cause unknown

Two people were injured early Thursday morning in a fire that started on the sixth floor of the Parkmerced apartments on Cambon Drive, near SF State. Fire crews responded to the

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13 Feb 2014

Conservation efforts continue on campus, even after rains

Linda Jo Morton, gardening specialist for University Property Management, and Alex Kimble, grounds student assistant, trim damaged leaves from an agave plant in Parkmerced Monday, Feb. 11. UPM has replaced

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13 Feb 2014

Sixth annual Beer Week draws students and “beer snobs” alike

Marshall Serlin (from left), Tyler Fox, David, and Josh Noddle drink beer and socialize at The Mad Dog in the Fog in San Francisco, Saturday, Feb. 8th. Serlin and his

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11 Feb 2014

This isn’t a movie: the difference between love and romance

Love: it’s more than just a feeling. It’s a biological entity and one of the driving forces in life. Romance on the other hand, is the explanation we tell ourselves

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11 Feb 2014

Female-focused printmaking exhibit to open on campus

Senior art history major Mary Slinkert (left) and Maricelle Gonzales, senior studio art major (right), assemble letters to form phrases which will be placed on the floor as part of

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10 Feb 2014

Four Gator women earn a spot in Indoor Track and Field Nationals

Anna Lee McGregor (left),, Brionne Baucham (center), and Erica Hayes (right), warm up during SF State’s women’s track and field spring training at Cox Stadium Monday, Feb. 10. Photo by

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10 Feb 2014

President Wong decides against Tasers at SF State

SF State President Leslie Wong talks with Xpress staff about his decision not to arm University police officers with Tasers Monday, Feb. 10. Photo by Jessica Christian / Xpress In

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10 Feb 2014

Valentine’s Day isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

We’ve heard it all: Valentine’s Day is a commercial holiday, a Hallmark holiday, a day created by greeting card and chocolate companies to celebrate something that really should be manifested

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09 Feb 2014

Men’s basketball sweeps weekend games

[set_id=72157640742654703] Struggling from behind the arc, the Gators needed another option to score against the Golden Eagles.  Senior big man Max Fodor was that option. Fodor took advantage of his

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09 Feb 2014

Art collection reception features discussion with former Black Panther Party Chairman

[set_id=72157640648657035] The Cesar Chavez Student Center’s Art Gallery held a reception for “Black Power, Flower Power” Thursday, Jan. 6. The exhibit held Black Panther Party and Haight-Asbury photo collections from

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09 Feb 2014

Alert: Single women don’t hate Valentine’s Day

When most people think of Valentine’s Day, they imagine one of three kinds of people: a doe-eyed, heart-sharing half of a relationship; a sad, usually female, single person; or the

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07 Feb 2014

Congresswoman Jackie Speier visits SF State, encourages students to enroll in healthcare

Congresswoman Jackie Speier speaks at the Health Fair in the Cesar Chavez Center Friday, Feb. 7 to encourage students to sign up for health insurance. Photo by Ryan Leibrich /

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07 Feb 2014

Gym locker rooms will get a $2.1 million renovation over Summer 2014

The $2.1 million renovations will make improvements to the gym and the 60 year old locker rooms. Photo by Jessica Christian / Xpress   The SF State gymnasium and its locker

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07 Feb 2014

Lessen the technology reliance of our generation

Everyday, hundreds of students walk  around SF State with one thing in common: looking down at their phone. This is how we portray our generation to the rest of the

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06 Feb 2014

Baseball opening day doubleheader ends in split, team excited for season

A split of their opening day doubleheader has SF State’s baseball team excited for what the season has in store. The Gators hosted Central Washington University to open their season

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06 Feb 2014

University groups complete Taser resolution draft

University Affairs students met with representatives from Students Against Police Brutality in the Cesar Chavez Student Center tonight, to further amend the resolution concerning the possibility of arming University police

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06 Feb 2014

Classical musician stars play at Knuth Hall

[set_id=72157640601508315] On Wednesday afternoon, while most students were in class, Knuth Hall reverberated with the sound of classical music, as violinist Jassen Todorov and pianist Adrian Borcea performed several of

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06 Feb 2014

Noise Complaint dances start semester with “Back in the Rhythm”

Friday night’s “Back in the Rhythm” kicked off the semester for Student Life’s Noise Complaint dance party with over 300 students at the Cesar Chavez Student Center. The monthly gathering,

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06 Feb 2014

Technological gluttony deprives students’ learning worldwide

[media-credit name=”Drawn by Jordan Cermimara” align=”alignnone” width=”625″][/media-credit] Last week the U.N. education agency released a report stating that 250 million school-age children across the globe can’t read, write or do

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05 Feb 2014

Science Building closure linked to contaminated artifacts from 2000

People in hazmat suits work in SF State’s Science Building, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. The building is closed after toxic chemicals were found inside. Photo by Gavin McIntyre / Xpress

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05 Feb 2014

One Gator places during injury-plagued California Collegiate Open

  SF State’s Andrew Reggi wrestles Oregon State’s Nate Keeve at the California Collegiate Open, which was held in SF State’s Main Gymnasium, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014. Reggi won the

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05 Feb 2014

Professor documents transgender Filipina running for Congress in Manila

An SF State cinema professor’s documentary shows the world of LGBTQ political struggles from the view of a transgender woman running for office in the Philippines. Director Johnny Symons is

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05 Feb 2014

Alumni-created SF Sketchfest brings together comedy lovers, famous comedians

Cole Stratton, David Owen, and Janet Varney pose with C-3PO at a party at Adam Savage’s studio after the performance of Night of the Shorts IV: Riffizens on Patrol at

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05 Feb 2014

SF State brings in new Assistant Dean of Students Brian Stuart

SF State recently welcomed a new Assistant Dean of Students, who seeks to bring a fresh perspective this spring semester by engaging with students on a personal level. Within his

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04 Feb 2014

Women’s basketball stands one slot away from CCAA conference playoffs

A strong first half of the season has the SF Gators poised for a successful finish; the women’s basketball team currently stands at 11-9 overall and 7-7 in the CCAA. The

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04 Feb 2014

New Recreation Wellness Center headed for SF State in 2018

Provided by Pam Su SF State is on its way to becoming one of the many California State Universities with a full-service recreation center by 2018. Students have financed the

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04 Feb 2014

Hate the Ellis Act, not the techies

[media-credit name=”Drawn by Jordan Cermimara” align=”alignnone” width=”573″][/media-credit] In the last several months we have seen increasing hate for techies and tech companies. Last summer, “F- your start up” was tagged

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04 Feb 2014

Astronomy professor discovers planet outside Solar System

Dr. Stephen Kane, assistant professor in the physics and astronomy department, has discovered approximately 50 different planets and recently discovered an exoplanet outside of the Solar System. Photo by Tony

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01 Feb 2014

Update: faculty and staff will get scheduled times to enter Science Building

SF State faculty and staff with offices and laboratories in the Science Building are to be scheduled a time to enter the premises for the retrieval of items. They must be accompanied

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