Scientists and educators gathered last week to hear a visiting professor’s latest research on the San Andreas Fault.
Kim Blisniuk, assistant professor in the department of Geology at San Jose State University, discussed the 100,000 year geomorphic history of large earthquake displacements on the fault in
The watermelon pink shirts with a recognizable PEACH symbol used to be a common sight in the quad and many could recognize them at first glance. The shirts were worn by members of Peer Education Advocating Campus Health created in 2005 to serve students through
A civil rights complaint has been made against SF State and specific faculty members alleging racial discrimination, conflicts of interest and violations of academic policies in the school’s hiring practices.
According to the complaint for damages and injunctive relief, filed in January in San Francisco Superior
Ashel Eldridge, a musician with the green hip-hop group Earth Amplified, began the first Climate Justice Speaker Series of the semester with a chant. With his eyes closed and head bowed, the spiritual activist recited an indigenous Japanese chant to introduce the topics of art,
On Dasher, on Prancer, on
The sun was shining, pumpkins were picked and home-dried lemon verbena tea and apple cider was shared, as the Environmentally Concerned Organization of Students gathered in the Sol Patch garden to celebrate the Fall Equinox.
Located on the corner of Font and Lake Merced, behind Mary
This September, invitations were sent out to students, staff and faculty to form the first ever campus task force at SF State that will identify barriers to success for first-year students and develop a plan to combat student attrition.
“Research shows that freshmen student success
On a warm Monday evening, television screens flickered and heated discussions boomed as students both on and off campus watched the first presidential debate of the 2016 election.
In Parkmerced, the Republican Student Union, led by club president John Byerly, gathered to watch the debate
The life-size image of Donald Trump in the quad was not hard to notice, but the tape holding it together was less obvious. One member of the Republican Student Union stood guard next to the cardboard cutout in an effort to protect it from being
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Sometimes I hesitate to tell people that I’m from Colombia, because whenever I do it’s usually met with ignorance.
Either people don’t know where to point the country out on a map or they ask me:
With Runner’s World magazine recently ranking San Francisco the number one city to run in America, it is no wonder why there have been an increase of organized runs throughout the Bay Area.
“I never thought that running would become such a big thing,” SF State
Wood sculptures and imagery of tribes at war fill the Fine Arts Gallery in “When I Remember I See Red,” the first historical survey of works by 36 contemporary Native American artists in California from the ‘60s to the present.
“What you have is the regional
A new group’s campaign to end housing and food insecurity at SF State has gained momentum in recent weeks thanks to growing support across campus.
What began in August as a collaboration between Health Promotion and Wellness, Residential Life, Associated Students, Inc. and the Dean’s Office
On Wednesday SF State’s College of Ethnic Studies will launch a two-month-long speaker series, sponsored by SF State’s Climate Justice Initiative. The college aims to raise awareness about the inequalities that arise with climate change through music, art and political theatre.
The series’ inaugural event will
SF State plans to demolish two on-campus housing sites and replace them with a new mixed-use Creative Arts building, which will include dorms, classrooms, retail stores, and an 800-seat concert hall.
The new building is part of the University’s Master Plan, which incorporates the construction of
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[media-credit name="Aleah Fajardo" align="alignleft" width="301"][/media-credit] SF State Gators’ senior setter Linda Aerne (6) sets the ball for sophomore middle blocker Lauren Williams (2) during their loss against Sonoma State University at the Swamp on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. The Gators fell to
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Dressed in neatly pressed white and purple uniforms with matching shoes, the SF State
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The SF State women’s cross country
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[media-credit name="Kin Lee" align="alignright" width="462"][/media-credit] SF State Gators' junior midfielder Sierra Sagasta (11) dribbles into the box before scoring the game winning goal in the 68th minute of the Gators’ 2-1 win over Chico State University at Cox Stadium on Friday, Sept.
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[media-credit name="Kin Lee" align="alignright" width="444"][/media-credit] SF State Gators' junior Drew Feldman (right) shakes hands with Saint Mary's College junior Noah McDermott (left) after the 7250 meter race at Hellman Hallow Meadow in Golden Gate Park on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016.[/caption]
The SF State
Freshman defender Valentina Riveros has been a star athlete since a young age, and continues to make her mark on the SF State women’s soccer team.
Riveros is one of the newest additions to SF State’s women’s soccer team. The skilled freshman has started five of
In response to a campus-wide email sent out by Luoluo Hong, Title IX coordinator and vp of student affairs, a student wrote an open letter accusing SF State of victim blaming and perpetuating rape culture.
The author explained their intent in an interview with Xpress.
San Francisco voters will decide whether or not to add a tax on sugary beverages this November. Proposition V, if it passes, would levy a 1 cent per ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverages such as soda, sweetened ice tea and energy drinks. It would not
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Earlier this month, Kanye West tweeted a casting call asking for “multiracial women only,” that caused a stir among fans and critics alike. People took to twitter and the real world to criticize the statement
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On Sept. 5 in Brooklyn during the J’ouvert festival 22-year-old Tiarah Poyau, told a man to get off of her after he approached her and started dancing on her. Moments later Poyau was dead from a close range gunshot to
The sounds of hip hop beats and squeaking sneakers fills a Gymnasium hallway as a group of about 20 break dancers hone their skills. With no rules against practicing in the halls, the group has transformed the space into a hub of music, dance and
[caption id="attachment_73210" align="alignright" width="331"] Author Michelle Kennedy poses with her book inside the Creative Arts Building on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016. (Brenna Cruz/Xpress)[/caption]
For Michelle Kennedy, a young reporter working for a Sacramento news station in 2000, covering death was part of the job. However, when
With coffee brewing, music playing and a hotdog-suited yorkie to captivate passers-by, even the gloomy morning didn’t stop SF State visual design students from attracting crowds on their annual PARK(ing) Day event Thursday.
PARK(ing) Day is a worldwide annual event where artists, designers, architects, and many
The polished work of alumni from the Department of Design and Industry debuted in the new Design Gallery’s inaugural exhibition on Thursday.
The vast, open space of the gallery gave observers ample room to admire the designs from 10 University graduates whose disciplines ranged from product
Associated Students, Inc. is finalizing a program that will allow students to make purchases from the farmer’s market at SF State using using Electronic Benefit Transfer and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
Officially approved in July, the program is expected to launch in October, according to Horace
Her coach describes her as dynamic. Her teammates describe her as a leader. She describes herself as a hard worker.
Autumn Fox is a senior forward for the SF State women’s soccer team. Over the course of her four-and-a-half-year experience on campus, she has seen
[caption id="attachment_73156" align="alignleft" width="312"] SF State Gators’ junior midfielder Andy Altamirano (3) battles for the ball against Otters’ senior midfielder Chris Koski (10) during their 3-2 overtime win over Cal State Monterey Bay at Cox Stadium on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016. (George Morin/Xpress)[/caption]
The Gators improved
Students, faculty, and community members gathered for a solidarity teach-in, in support of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe on Thursday.
[caption id="attachment_73145" align="alignright" width="800"] Students congregate in front of the Ethnic Studies and Psychology buildings during a teach-in of the North Dakota Access Pipeline on Thursday,
[caption id="attachment_73122" align="alignleft" width="518"] Drew Feldman, a member of the SF State Men’s Cross Country team (right) looks at one of his teammate’s smartphone while eating lunch in the bottom floor of the Cesar Chavez Student Center on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016. (Eric Chan/Xpress)[/caption]
Timothy Walker, a 19-year-old SF State political science major, is the youngest member and only college student to be appointed to California’s newly established Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory Board.
Walker and the rest of the board will study collect data to help identify where racial
SF State is working on bringing an Afro floor to student housing as soon as fall 2017, confirmed University spokesperson Jonathan Morales in an email.
The floor would not solely be dedicated to Black students, but would also be open to anyone interested in learning