The Board of Supervisors is obsessed with every infinitesimal detail of our daily lives, to such an extent that goes beyond their job requirements and into controlling our day-to-day routines. If you don't believe this, just look at the laws they've passed, or tried to pass,
[caption id="attachment_57551" align="alignnone" width="540"] Nchimunya Milambo and Torii Martin wait backstage at the Pan African Fashion Show in Jack Adams Hall Tuesday, March 18. Photo by Rachel Aston / Xpress[/caption]
Tuesday, March 18, the Black Student Union deconstructed stereotypes to reconstruct African culture through their annual
David Matsumoto wasn’t interested in the sport of Judo when he first started at seven years old. But being the youngest of three boys, he was expected to follow in their footsteps when his time came.
“In fact, I hated it for a number of years,
[caption id="attachment_57526" align="aligncenter" width="560"][media-credit name="Ryan Leibrich" align="aligncenter" width="560"][/media-credit]Rebecca Shao, hospitality major, speaks with Jimmie Lopez, recruiter, at the Hospitality Career Fair Thursday, March 20. Photo by Ryan Leibrich / Xpress[/caption]In a few months, thousands of graduating students will leave college life behind and be launched
One of the most disturbing parts of life is when a nightmare turns into a reality. In one young girl's case, her reality was a high school party rape that ripped her apart from the person she once was.
“Dreams Haunt Me,” a world premiere piece,
History and comic books may seem like an unlikely pair; that's why history professor Trevor Getz prefers the term "scholarly graphic novel" to define his work so far.
[caption id="attachment_57548" align="aligncenter" width="600"][media-credit name="Tony Santos" align="aligncenter" width="600"][/media-credit]Professor of History Trevor Getz, poses in front of scenes from
Two Gator baseball players got a rare opportunity last summer: live with complete strangers while playing with Division I athletes.
Catcher Mark Lindsay and pitcher Peter Reyes both had this chance. Volunteer families housed them for approximately three months, while providing food, shelter and transportation.
The trial of a San Francisco man charged with murdering an SF State student last September could begin by the end of this year, prosecutors said Thursday.
Nikhom Thephakaysone, 30, allegedly shot SF State sophomore Justin Valdez, 20, on Sept. 23, 2013, according to the San Francisco
An FBI agent removes bags of what seems to be evidence after raiding the Ghee Kung Tong temple and Chinese Freemasons building in Chinatown on Wednesday, March 26 following the arrest of Senator Leland Yee earlier this morning. Photo by Jessica Christian / Xpress
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Phoenix Blume-Lease (left) and Lain Lease man the booth for The LGBT Youth Space from San Jose, Calif., one of the many organizations with booths set up at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention San Francisco Bay Area Chapter's Conference on
In less than 10 seconds with only the first two letters on the board — N and E — Emilbert deLeon was able to guess the three-worded "thing" and became $45,000 richer in "Wheel of Fortune" March 19.
In total, this Daly City resident and SF State
With the bases loaded and only one out in the fourth, the Gators were poised to turn a one-run deficit into a comfortable lead. A few pitches later, that chance turned into a double play instead.
Despite strong pitching, SF State was unable to take advantage
Police officers on the scene of the shooting at Brighton and Holloway. Lights are shining on the spot where the shooting took place. Photo by Jessica Christian / Xpress
One person has been shot in the ankle in the Ingleside neighborhood, when shots were fired
The entire SF State softball team and cheering section were on their feet and yelling at the top of their lungs, as the winning run crossed the plate, in an extra-inning win over the Cal State Stanislaus Warriors, 3-2.
The Gators swept the Warriors in a
[dropcap style="box"]A[/dropcap]s I first put on the green mascot on, it hit me: I would be in front of a crowd, dancing my ass off, running around in costume and being silly.
I got a little nervous. It’s just not something everyone does in his or
A cinema professor has the chance to take home $10,000 if his documentary is chosen as the winner of the Golden Gate Awards during the 57th San Francisco International Film Festival–but he says money is at the back of his mind right now.
"I am more
SF State professor and San Francisco Poet Laureate Alejandro Murguia used to carry poems in his pocket. But stopped because he kept pulling out eviction notices.
Murguia was one of more than 60 people who crammed into a Glen Park bookstore to listen to a panel
Nervous Factor performs for SF State students inside the Cesar Chavez Building during the grand opening of Quickly, Ha Tien Cove, and Shah's restaurants in San Francisco on Thursday, March 13. Photo by Godofredo Vasquez / Special to Xpress
The warm weather was the perfect
Volunteer Coach Moris Lozovatskiy stands on the track at Cox Stadium Monday, March 17. Photo by Jenny Sokolova / Xpress
Moris Lozovatskiy carries a folder with him wherever he goes, which these days is only to the track at SF State.
It’s stuffed with tattered newspaper
When the Board of Supervisors unanimously supported a measure that would restrict the sale of water bottles in San Francisco, the city got closer to its goal of Zero Waste — a mission to send no waste to landfill or incineration by 2020. The move has
Imagine you just spent the last three hours engulfed in a massive group of ecstatic people at a concert. It's probably a good idea to hydrate; especially after the immense alcohol consumption. After waiting nearly 30 minutes in line for that cold refreshing bottle of
Tiana Wills practices the high jump on the track at Cox Stadium Monday, March 17. Photo by Jenny Sokolova / Xpress
Senior high-jumper Tiana Wills has been named an All-American, but she is full of disappointment.
“I was not expecting to get third place, especially knowing
Firefighters discovered evidence of squatters on the ground level of a University Park North building when they responded to a fire alarm that awoke residents early Feb. 16, according to SF State’s University Police Department.
San Francisco Fire Department identified a portable skillet in an electrical
Jillian Picaso, a communicative disorders grad student, holds Chunky the at the Founders Day event at the Cesar Chavez Center Tuesday, March 18. For $1, spectators could hold the puppy. Money raised goes towards the athletic department. Photo by Rachel Aston / Xpress
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Sitting in the splash zone during an orca performance can easily be the highlight of any child’s trip to SeaWorld. Unbeknownst to a five-year-old, the seemingly happy-go-lucky whale swimming before them has been taken out of its natural
Monica Arana, senior, drapes cloth on a mannequin for one of her designs Tuesday, March 18, 2014. The clothes will be modeled at the Provoke Spring Fashion Show May 1. Photo by Ryan Leibrich / Xpress
As children of the '90s, we were all awe-inspired
Growing up in India, SF State nursing student Sudha Saravanan witnessed a need for medical aid — and a shortage of people who could give it.
After immigrating to the United States 17 years ago Saravanan decided to pursue a career in nursing, ignoring the dissenting voices
Lan Yan filmmakers, Pawara Soh, Jamie Oliveira, Danielle Schmidt, Sany Lu, and Lena Zeng in the seats of the Sundance Kabuki CInema for CAAMFest 2014 Sunday, Mar. 16. Their film Lan Yan will be screening at New People Cinema March 17. Photo by Lorisa
SF State's Selina Rodriguez (24) tags out Cal Baptist's Jacque Lopez (14) at first base during the Gators game against the Lancers at SF State's softball field, Saturday, March 15, 2014. The Gators lost the game 0-1. Photo by Gavin McIntyre / Xpress
SF State was
Stillness in the air cast a gloomy scene, as Christilily Chiv shared heartbreaking and painful words of her family’s life before coming to America. A small gathering of students sat patiently, listening to three other womens' painful past lives living under a diaspora.
The Poetry Center, Asian American
Professor Sameer Verma presses print on his laptop. But he isn’t printing a document on a regular inkjet printer. Instead, he is using a Printrbot Jr., a small 3D printer that can make almost any object.
Once the machine's print head reaches the correct temperature, its
With only 11 percent of SF State students living on campus, it’s safe to say that some of the remaining 89 percent commute across the Golden Gate Bridge and would be affected by the raising of the toll.
An increase of $1 has been approved for crossing
SF Lowell Highschool Outdoor Garden Classroom Year of The Water Dragon Earthbench. Started Fall 2012 and finished Spring 2013. Earthbench seats over 35 students and serves as an outdoor classroom for Lowell's educational garden. Photo courtesy of Brennan Blazer Bird / Special to Xpress
SF State's Kelsey Murakami throws the ball to first base against Dixie State Tuesday, March 11 at SF State's softball field. SF State lost 1-4. Photo by Rachel Aston / Xpress
Due to lack of offense and a couple of defensive errors, Gators softball lost
(From left) Austin Hunter, Christian McArdle, and Davis Tamano commence practice in their friend's garage, despite the absence of six other members of The Pull Saturday, March 8. Photo by Lorisa Salvatin / Xpress
A year ago, Christian “Verbalistic” Mcardle-Hankin was tired of being a
Screenwriter Pamela Gray hit the audience with sobering statistics, ruins of reality and continual cynicism in her discussion on writing and selling the female-centered screenplay. Then she really got to the negative side of the industry.
Gray kept this blunt outlook going, with bits of