SF State senior and apparel design and merchandising major Lia Herrera has only lived in the United States for eight years, but is already planning to take her designs national.
“I would like to be the designer of my own clothing company; I will probably
SF State recently acquired 3D printers as part of their MakerSpace lab in the library. MakerSpace is an environment aimed toward facilitating design projects for students by providing space for teamwork and necessary equipment.
Library Information and Technology Systems consultant Chris Novak helped set up the
Why is there a need for a five percent salary increase from the California State University administration?
Portrait Series by Emma Chiang
The California Faculty Association is in its first year of salary negotiations for their three-year contract with California State University management. In November 2014, CSU
SF State student Jaime Caudillo, Jr., found a place where he can put his books down and his gloves on and become a mentor for youth at the East Palo Alto Boxing Club. "Boxing is my passion, but it's not my priority," Caudillo said. "My
Xpress dove into the struggle between street artist battle for expression, and the custodial staff that is tasked with "buffing" this expression off of SF State property. Although the graffiti community feels that the simple tags students see around campus are merely a spring board
At the end of every semester comes a chaotic time where students pull out their notes from the beginning of the semester, attend study groups, and cross their fingers as they dive into finals. As everyone is caught up in their own work during this
Kilian Farrell-Alvarado is a studio art student working on his final project for weaving 1. He is making 3 scarves that have abstract and interpretative meaning behind them that relate to current events that have happened or he noticed in his neighborhood. His work comes
After being in two abusive relationships as a teenager, California College of the Arts student Camille Urso uses her online presence to reach out to female victims of domestic violence.
“Though this world is set up to make sure I am a self-loathing and submissive victim, I will never
Tourists shiver with cold as they huddle in line, waiting to be shepherded onto the boat and take their seats. They snap pictures of the Bay as the boat departs and SF State senior Josh Scerri steers them toward the infamous Alcatraz.
Scerri has worked with Alcatraz
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="737"][media-credit id=301 align="alignnone" width="737"][/media-credit] Ja Ronn Thompson leads the Gospel Gators choir practice during class in Jack Adams Hall Monday, Dec. 7, 2015. (Melissa Minton/ Xpress)[/caption]The large classroom echoes with the sound of students being welcomed into Jack Adams Hall, until they quiet
The Fashion Network Association hosted their fall semester fashion show “Nostalgia,” in Jack Adams Hall on Friday, Dec. 4 2015. Designers ranged from majors, ages and styles who showcased one or two pieces that they created.
“It’s really nice to see all the hard work that
SalSanFran, SF State’s Latin dance club, has been holding their classes in the hallways of the SF State gym due to recent regulations that stipulate only dance majors can practice in the gym rooms. Although practicing in the hallway has had negative repercussions for the
President Leslie E. Wong's refusal to sign a pouring rights agreement Nov. 19 drew critical interest from news organizations across the Bay Area, but also brought up the question of student power at SF State.
Wong stated in an email that he decided to decline the agreement
SF State will be getting a new statue in the near future as a part of 2015's Senior Class Gift campaign.
The statue, which has been dubbed the Gator Spirit Statue, will be a 10-foot bronzed gator featuring engraved plaques that can be purchased by current
The deadly shooting of Mario Woods in The Bayview district Nov. 2 prompted a possible revision of the San Francisco Police Department’s use-of-force policy, after the police chief's claims that the officers acted in self defense, according to SF Weekly.
SFPD Chief Greg Suhr presented witness
As the SF State community gets ready for the upcoming winter break, one student is preparing for an "alternative break" to help rebuild a community in San Marcos, Texas that was devastated by October's severe flooding.
Jordan Weiser, a junior hospitality and management major, will be traveling
The advent of touted first-year head coach Tracy Hamm was as-advertised. The women's soccer team cracked the .500 win-loss margin for the first time since 2011 and outscored their opponents 26-22 on the season. A strong freshman class and a talented crop of transfers combined
The other day, my friend and I were discussing what we call the heterosexual “dating ladder.” On this ladder, white women are put at the top and black women tend to be placed at the bottom. Some men view black women as a difficult task they
One of my favorite parts of the weekend is when my friends and I get together, sit down and have a makeshift Socratic seminar about the world’s most important issues. This week, we discussed our new lord and savior Saint West, how terrible the new Superman
The sound of wrestlers being thrown to the mat and the rabid crowd bounced off the pale green trees during SF State’s outdoor wrestling meet against Division I California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo Nov. 7. Mixed with the cries of the spectators were shouts
Marking "other" on surveys as part of my racial demographic is insulting and belittling to my ethnicity.
The SF State Climate survey asked me to define my race as: African American, Asian, White, American Indian, Native Hawaiian or Other. Many surveys also ask me, "Are you Hispanic or Latino?" As a Brazilian,
The SF State women's basketball team (3-4) fell to California State University, Stanislaus (6-2) 61-54, after being unable to overcome a huge first half by the Warriors Saturday, Dec. 5.
Warrior point guard Alysa Valentine scored a game-high 28 points on 8-9 shooting from 3-point range.
The twisting and contorting bodies of prisoners are trapped in one corner of the mural, as a phoenix unfurls its vast, bright-orange wings, drawing the eyes upward. Vivid memories from past and present incarcerated convicts haunt the bottom of the portrait. In the middle, a clock showcases the
It was a packed house at the Swamp Gymnasium, and the purple-clad home crowd chanted “Let’s go Gators!” and “San Francisco,” but that wasn’t enough for the SF State men's basketball team to retain their unblemished 5-0 record.
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="800"][media-credit id=301 align="alignnone" width="800"][/media-credit] An SF
Trailing 46-47 to California State University, Chico with six seconds left, SF State’s Tatsiana Dashkevich had three free throws to take the lead after being fouled on a 3-point attempt.
During a televised game, in front of the largest home crowd of the year, Dashkevich made all three
SF State student Randy Tovar, co-founder of Dormcuts, talks about how he turned a small idea into a buzzing business.
Read the full story: Line-ups without lines: Barbers open up shop in dorm rooms
Critical improvements to SF State students’ academic progress may be in store as a group of faculty members under the Division of Undergraduate Education and Academic Planning presented their findings on student success in a meeting Wednesday, Dec. 2. in the J. Paul Leonard Library.
As part of SF
First responders received a call shortly after 10 a.m. Thursday morning from staff in the Humanities Building reporting a medical emergency.
One faculty member, who did not want to be named, described her colleague as having stroke-like symptoms as she frantically attempted to get the attention
Iridium is one of the chemical elements, but at SF State, it is a student band's name as well.
“It is very, very metal,” said Blair Nishio, the lead vocals of the band. “We have seven members in the band, and Iridium’s atomic number is 77.”
Allegations of world-renowned astronomer Geoffrey Marcy’s sexual harassment of students while teaching at SF State and University of California, Berkeley and recent changes to Title IX have raised questions about professor-student relationships.
Marcy taught at SF State from 1984 to 1999 in the department of physics
[media-credit name="Graphic by Eva Rodriguez" align="alignright" width="663"][/media-credit]Successful programs in the fiercely competitive California Collegiate Athletic Association depend on talented scholarship athletes to take them to the top. With the lowest scholarship funding in the conference, SF State faces the challenge of competing in the CCAA
The Fashion Network Association at SF State is having their annual fall fashion show titled “Nostalgia,” which will include a retro-style theme. All designers in the show come from different departments, levels of experience and will present unique styles. Peyton Howell, a senior designer and
SF State President Leslie E. Wong donated $100,000 this year to bring back the University Club on campus, according to the Campus Memo.
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="600"] The current SF State Faculty Commons is on the second floor of the J. Paul Leonard Library Tuesday, Dec. 1,
Darren Singh, an SF State creative writing major, talks about his experience as a cadet in the Army ROTC program. The tactical missions they participate in teach students how to react in stressful situations when they are under fire. University of San Francisco’s Army ROTC
Outfitted in a matching black lingerie set with blue-laced trimmings, elbow-length gloves and knee-high platform boots, business major and go-go dancer Mel Green shimmied the night away underneath the dazzling lights at City Night's weekly Electro Pop Rocks party.
Green began dancing in 2012 after she was scouted by a representative from
I’ve made a lot of questionable decisions in my lifetime. I am a 21-year-old man who goes to One Direction concerts. I sleep in a bed covered in orange dust from off-brand Cheetos puffs, and, last weekend, I had a conversation about lasagna-like vaginas with a