When the phone rings at Mozzeria, the Mission pizzeria owned by SF State alumna Melody Stein and her husband Russ, it doesn't make any sound. Instead, strategically positioned lights, located above the front door and along the bar flash in color-coded pulses.
It's one of the many ways technology
Inspired by the bone-chilling gloom of winter, Cory Teese took up his guitar and transposed his melancholy feelings into chords. By springtime, Teese had emerged from a contemplative fog with the creation of his first album and his one-man band Flowers in the Fence.
San Francisco is a place of opportunity. While some move here to start a business, others move for the plentiful jobs this metropolis has to offer. The opportunity to live out the American dream of starting something new and different should never be shamed, nor
A friend and I recently happened upon John Green’s novel-made-film, "The Fault In Our Stars," while looking for something to watch on TV. I tried to sit quietly through the movie's cheesy dialogue, but after a few minutes I finally exploded into a hysterical tirade about how I
[caption id="attachment_64665" align="alignleft" width="600"] San Francisco State Gator Matt Vera (7) hits his bat on the ground at the game against Cal State Stanislaus Warriors on Sunday March 29. (Marlene Sanchez / Xpress)[/caption]
The combination of good offense and defense has pulled the SF State men's
Looking out over the pock-marked infield, coach Cristina Byrne measured the expressions on the faces beneath purple SFSU visors. The white bases of SF State’s softball diamond were already stained reddish-brown by the cleats of the visiting Cal State San Bernardino Coyotes. It was the second
The story of a deaf mother in need of assistance for her son who uses a wheelchair compelled one SF State student into accepting a part-time nanny job. But her empathy almost cost her $3,000 in an online scam.
Sophomore Lauren Well signed up for Care.com, a third party
SF State President Leslie E. Wong issued a statement Monday banning university-funded travel to Indiana in response to that state's recent religious freedom legislation.
No SF State funds will be appropriated to support employee or student travel, according to a mass email sent by Wong to faculty, staff and students. Travel authorized prior to
Enrollment of African-American students in the California State University system has decreased by 2.4 percent compared to a decade ago, according to CSU statistical reports.
Disparities facing African-American youth including underfunded schools, police violence and joblessness contributed to their decrease in enrollment, according to Shawn Ginwright,
Whether it was working dead-end jobs as an assistant to a local florist or an employee at Domino's Pizza, SF State student Morgan Pentruff never felt fulfilled in her work place until now.
Pentruff has been selected by the University as a research assistant for an extensive, state-wide
When SF State alumnus Daniel "Moe" Thomas and his roommate Davis Letona walked into a room, friends said they brought a sense of tenderness and intellect with them. Those who knew them remember them for their creativity, intelligence, and immense love for other people.
In the tiny space of their dorm room, band members Alec Kersenboom, Andrew Harley and Trevor Ramirez of Speakeasy, created a rock 'n' roll sound that flooded the halls of the Towers dormitory in between classes. Their distinctive sound and high energy landed them a debut show at
Women’s History Month celebrates the historical impact of women and should be seen as an opportunity to teach men an important lesson: listen.
Coming from someone who was raised by a single mother, a few aunts and too many strong women to count, I learned women
The Gators continued their trend of offensive improvement throughout a four game series against conference opponent Cal State San Bernardino, dropping a pair of games on Friday (0-5, 4-7) before splitting two games in Saturday's double-header (3-2, 7-10).
A walk-off double from third baseman Lucy Fernandez bounced off
The murder of three Muslim students in North Carolina by their neighbor, a white male with vocal anti-theist leanings, instantly alarmed those in the Arab American community. But early coverage demonstrated indifference to the crime, and it took hours of social media users questioning media
The Office for Civil Rights added SF State to a list Wednesday that will include them with 104 college campuses under investigation for their handling of sexual violence.
The federal examination at SF State for a pending Title IX investigation was opened March 10, according to the OCR.
A line of students snaked across the quad near Malcolm X Plaza Wednesday as the University handed out 1,899 free root beer floats in honor of the University's Founders Day.
[caption id="attachment_64342" align="alignleft" width="500"] SF State celebrates Founders Day, a holiday commemorating the Establishment of the University in
The dean for the College of Science and Engineering will step down from his position after 13 years and make way for an engineering professor from the Midwest to take his spot.
Sheldon Axler served as dean of the college for more than a decade and will vacate
Two pedestrians were struck by a vehicle while crossing an intersection at Stonestown Galleria Mall Wednesday.
A woman and her 5-year-old daughter were walking through the crosswalk at 20th Avenue and Buckingham Way when they were struck by a woman’s car as she drove into the
[dropcap]A [/dropcap] large crack rang out in the small classroom in the Science Building as the 5-foot-tall wooden tower toppled from seismic vibration. The students who made the structure moaned in unison as their first attempt to build an earthquake resistant tower failed.
The tower, built entirely
A former leader for the Los Angeles chapter of the Black Panthers Party and political prisoner for her involvement with the group shared her experience and wisdom March 14 at the 4th Annual Women’s Conference organized by Associated Students, Inc.
Ericka Huggins spoke to the 300 audience
When Gladys "Gizzy" Somarriba found out she tested positive for HIV in January of 2013, she immediately worried about what her family would think of her.
"I told my mom over a text message, asking her if she would still love me," Somarriba said. "I was
A total of six victims have come forward to the University Police Department in connection to a suspect arrested in Park Merced Thursday for multiple counts of indecent exposure, according to University officials.
UPD officers arrested Kaine Sinclair near campus March 12 after they witnessed the
Colia Lafayette Clark, a leader in the fight to gain voter rights for African-Americans in Selma, Alabama, shared her first-hand experiences at SF State as part of a national tour to discuss the movement on March 10.
While speaking with students during the event, which fell on the
While most people consider dieting to be cutting out their favorite desserts or juice fasting with only fruit and vegetables, scientists are buzzing about the latest and possibly most extreme weight-loss regimen called cold diet, where one exposes themselves to below-freezing temperatures to shiver away the weight.
Good Morning America
At 17 years old, Sam Gershwin watched intently over his father's shoulder as his experienced hands moved over the canadian maple to fashion Gershwin's first home-pressed skateboard. As a woodworking craftsman, Gershwin's father showed him the ins and outs of pressing his own boards in their garage at home. What started
My generation does not define me, nor does it hold truths for who I am and what I stand. Every time I have browsed through the Internet in the past few months, I have come upon a study, article or explanation of why my generation is the most stupid,
[dropcap]P [/dropcap]awing at the dirt with the spikes of her cleat and scanning the field over thick stripes of eye black, SF State's standout shortstop enters the batter’s box in similar fashion before each at-bat. Her posture screams confidence but still maintains the torturous touch
A Gator wrestling trio said goodbye to the 2014-2015 season after placing 39th overall among the 48 teams competing in day one of the NCAA Division II National Wrestling Championships March 13 in St. Louis, Missouri.
Mats covered the wooden floors of the Chaiftez Arena, as the Gator
As I walked inside the doors of the Betsy Ross House in Philadelphia last fall, I couldn’t help but feel a sense of patriotism and pride for my country. Red, white and blue flags decorated the home where Betsy Ross hand-sewed the first American flag
SF State police arrested a suspect Thursday connected to a reported indecent exposure March 9, according to University officials.
The University Police Department arrested 19-year-old Kaine Sinclair and booked him on multiple misdemeanor counts of indecent exposure, according to a Clery alert sent from Vice President
The Gators combined lights-out pitching with the long-awaited clutch hitting that has eluded the squad this season, downing the Holy Names University Hawks 4-0 and 9-1 for the team's first doubleheader win at home Friday.
Pitcher Megan Clark forced Hawks hitters into difficult pitch counts that
An incident of indecent exposure at University Park North Wednesday was reported to the University Police Department, according to an SF State email alert. The indecent exposure is the second of two reported on off-campus housing to the University Police Department within two days.
For SF State freshman Ariana Fletcher, bondage/discipline/sadism/masochism is more than a trend brought on by the new film "Fifty Shades of Grey". BDSM is her sex life.
Though the controversial blockbuster aroused enough viewers to make it the highest grossing R-rated film after its first weekend
Despite making strides towards being more effective on offense, the Gators dropped four straight to the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros in two double-headers on Friday (2-5, 3-10) and Saturday (5-9 ,0-5) .
Junior Jennifer Lewis nearly doubled her number of hits for the season during the
Aztec dancers dressed in feathered headdresses blessed the crowd as they blew on conch shells and the air filled with incense. Hundreds of people of all ages swarmed in the center of Lake Merritt Amphitheater in Oakland and prepared their chants to march alongside the drumline