When Derek Mora became a candidate for an SF State fraternity, he had no idea falling in love with another candidate might affect his chances of being accepted into the fraternity.
“The fraternity seemed great. They seemed like they were about education, community service and giving
Ethnic studies may be in danger in California, according to CSU Students for Quality Education.
Students and faculty gathered at a rally organized by SQE in front of the Ethnic Studies and Psychology Building April 23 to speak in favor of protecting the Ethnic Studies department.
The official results of the 2014 Associated Students, Inc. Board of Directors election are in, and Kenneth Collins will serve as the new ASI President.
“We are the voice of students,” said Collins. “If we’re not getting their voices, we’re not doing our job.”
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With Ryan Braun returning from a 65-game suspension and Alex Rodriguez sitting out the entire 2014 season, steroids are still seen as a major problem in Major League Baseball.
But there is a very simple strategy to stop the bleeding: Make steroids legal.
That’s right. Baseball should
A group of bike riding instructors and sustainability strategists toured SF State for the first time Thursday, April 24, giving students the opportunity to learn about alternative forms of transportation.
“Our goal is to present a holistic approach towards sustainability for students and faculty,” said Antonio
Ten years in the making, SF State’s first gospel choir’s anniversary concert featured returning alumni alongside a new group of talented student singers. The campus got its own taste of church with a night of dancing and singing along SF State’s own Gospel Gators choir
What was supposed to be a celebration for the softball seniors was spoiled by rivals Sonoma State, shutting out SF State in both games Saturday, 8-0 and 6-0.
It was not the way the Gators wanted to send off their seniors as they were only able
Students might expect a hip-hop class to focus on top 40s, but SF State’s hip-hop course went underground with a special lecture on hip-hop that included satire, interdisciplinary art, education and its cultural evolution.
The panel, invited by lecturer and DJ Davey D and Assistant Professor
The Holistic Health Network and Sustainability Office came together to host Create to Relate, one of the many events that took place Tuesday, April 22 in celebration of Earth Day. Hula hoops, art supplies and canvases were provided to anyone and everyone who was interested
Ride your bike to work, drink out of a reusable water bottle, learn the difference between compost and landfill and don’t forget your ripped jeans because this year, bottles and cans are not the only thing students can recycle for Earth Day.
The bottom level of
Ben Gershen had just enough battery on his iPod to play one more song as he looked out 19,000 feet above Africa. He scrolled and scrolled and finally found the right one.
Just as the sun began to rise, the lyrics of “Africa” by Toto began
A team of astronomers including an SF State professor have discovered the first Earth-size planet that may harbor liquid water in our galaxy’s coveted habitable zone.
SF State physics and astronomy Professor Stephen Kane helped in the discovery of planet Kepler-186f which is 500 light-years away
Joseph Greenwell, the Dean of Students, will leave SF State after eight years of service April 30, to begin his new career at UC Berkeley in the fall. Greenwell was the first stand-alone Dean of Students at SF State in more than two decades.
Their fondness for pot was all the 4/20 revelers perched atop Hippie Hill shared with those at the other side of Golden Gate Park on Sunday, where men dressed as nuns and Jesus attended the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence’s 35th annual Easter celebration.
As Ytzya Sanches presented her research on depression in the gay community, she reflected on how she became interested in the topic: at a restaurant outing with her niece.
“My niece was shocked and disappointed by the waiter’s voice because she thought he sounded like a
Vegetables from SF State’s Sol Patch garden and farms’ within a 200-mile radius of campus, provided hundreds with a four-course, all-vegetarian lunch to enjoy Thursday, April 17.
The Sustainability Office partnered with the Environmentally Concerned Organization of Students (ECO Students) and Chartwells Dining Service to provide
Last week, a homeless man in San Francisco agreed to be outfitted with a high tech camera for a day, for the purpose of giving more affluent San Franciscans the experience of seeing the world through the point of view of a homeless person, according
Dodging in and out of a crowded 19th Avenue can be a terrifying experience for a bicyclist. There are buses, trains, cars flipping U-turns and college kids and high schoolers all sharing the roads and sidewalks. The organizers of the “Sweet Ride” exhibit want to
Many students may remember it as a makeshift library, but pulsating lights, pounding bass and a crowd of twerking college students have replaced tables, bookcases and computers in the high ceilinged, warehouse-like structure on the west end of campus. The annex, a place that was
Dating via the web is probably one of the shallowest forms of “human interaction” we can partake in. There is really no way of truly knowing what we are getting ourselves into which is high-key extremely terrifying and nerve-racking. But we always take that chance
Friday April 18, the baseball team went into the second game of the doubleheader with the weight of a 17-3 loss against No. 18 UC San Diego. However, the Gators turned it around earning themselves a split at the end of the day after Bryce
Supervisors David Campos and David Chiu traded jabs in a heated debate last Wednesday in the Leonard Library to rally support in their campaigns for state assembly in the upcoming June elections.
The two supervisors attacked each other’s morals, legislative styles and personal journeys to Harvard
The setting: San Francisco, 1945. The people: nurses and Navy men. The adaptation: Shakespeare's “Much Ado About Nothing.” The point: forget everything you think you know about opera.
SF State professor Christine Brandes is bringing a unique approach in her musical, "Beatrice and Benedick," based on
Apple's iPhone is chock-full of useful features, but there might be some you don't need that may be eating away at your battery life. Here are some little-known features and tips that can help make your device last longer.
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1) Turn Off
With a chance to come out on top in a series against a top 20 team, errors and a scoring drought in the final three innings forced SF State’s baseball team to settle for the split.
SF State's Jack Veronin pitches at the first game
Closer Cory Davis has been able to get the Gators out of many jams this season; even ones he creates himself.
After he allowed two runs in the ninth to shrink the Gators’ lead to one, Davis sizzled fireballs passed the final batter to get the
SF State officials are scheduling staggered times for faculty and staff to enter the Science Building April 28, according to Ron Cortez, vice president and chief financial officer of administration and finance.
With one month left in the semester, some faculty will again have access to
San Franpsycho, the brainchild of Andy Olive and Christian Routzen, was first born into the culture of riding waves. The clothing brand is now making waves throughout the city and beyond.
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Let's face it, everyone’s busy enough trying to multitask and juggle the various aspects of their lives, whether it be work, school, parenting or whatever else. It wouldn't be wise or helpful to tell people to put more thought into being environmentally friendly every single
Greenland’s farmers are planting strawberries this year. It’s an odd choice for agriculturalists on an almost uninhabitable glacial island, but for the last few years more and more of the country has been opening up to farming and oil exploration. It means an economic boom
Students and faculty got a chance to experience some of their favorite recreational activities in a different way yesterday, at SF State’s first Accessible Adventure Day.
Alfredo Andrade, a kinseology major, gets a hands on experience on what it's like to be a wheelchair-user while
Blue lights canvass the stage. The guitar strums. A woman sings slowly. A beat. Another slams poetic rhymes. They jive. They thrive. Off each other’s lines. Their lives. Then silence. Back to reality.
“In Hollow Time” sets all the right tones with its smooth and soulful
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="600"] Members of the University Dance Theatre perform a piece entitled "(re)mission" during the dress rehearsal for "Lifesaving Maneuvers" Wednesday, April 9. Photo by Tony Santos / Xpress[/caption]
Members of the campus community sat in awe of the grace in the dancers’ movements
While most were still tucked in bed sleeping off the night before, over 300 people rose and headed to Cesar Chavez Student Center before 8 a.m. to join the fourth annual SF State 5K Walk, Run & Roll.
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Covered in balloons and lines of tables, the quad became a space to educate students on the impact of HIV and AIDS in their community.
Alpha Phi Omega, a national co-ed service fraternity, hosted their 18th annual Multicultural AIDS Awareness Day (MAAD) last Thursday and encouraged
Internet researchers discovered and announced April 7 the flaw called Heartbleed in OpenSSL. Heartbleed has caused a huge wave of panic about information online — the fact that it could have been able to get any kind of information from servers including passwords, credit card