29 Sep 2017

Women’s soccer wins their first conference match in a very rough fashion

The San Francisco State University women’s soccer win was as rough as sliding down a playground slide covered in sandpaper. “But a win is a win,” said freshman Tami Kwon.

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29 Sep 2017

Third time’s the charm in the men’s conference games

After their first two conference games ended in disappointment, the third saw the men’s soccer team win in a tight 2-1 match against California State University, East Bay at Cox

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28 Sep 2017

The Jose & Ivan Show: Episode 1 (Sports culture through the eyes of two college guys)

https://soundcloud.com/xpressfall2017/the-jose-and-ivan-show-ep1   The Jose & Ivan Show, a podcast about San Francisco State University’s sports, some news and other topics that may arise. Created by Golden Gate Xpress reporters Jose

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28 Sep 2017

Personality, creativity and politics come together in Transfer magazine

While often dismissed as being too ethereal to provide social commentary, creative writing and other forms of artistic expression, told from a student’s perspective, can foster political discussion. Transfer magazine,

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28 Sep 2017

The search for the perfect wave is over

People don’t go on vacations to see empty football stadiums. Soccer fields and baseball diamonds without players are nothing more than grass and dirt. Surfing might be the sole exception.

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28 Sep 2017

Archival upheaval: Artists showcase how they choose to document history

Professional artists are displaying various ways of documenting history at SF State’s latest exhibit in the Fine Arts Gallery, “Recollected: Photography and the Archive.” The artwork, a mixture of photography

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28 Sep 2017

SF State mixes virtual reality and physical fitness

Video games at SF State are getting an upgrade to its playtime and are in the preliminary stages of sending a dose of virtual reality (VR) into the realm of

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28 Sep 2017

Men’s basketball: New coach, new players, no problem

The Gators on SF State’s men’s basketball team had their best season in over seven decades last year, yet did not achieve everything they set out to. This does not

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28 Sep 2017

Women’s soccer winning streak snapped

The Women’s soccer winning train was halted by the Chico State University Wildcats on Sept. 22, by losing at Chico 1-0. This was the first CCAA match of the season

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28 Sep 2017

San Francisco legend joins Gator family

In 1956, there were tales of all-night parties and free love radiating from the streets of San Francisco. Artists, poets, writers and musicians from around the country were drawn to

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28 Sep 2017

Hate speech posters cover SF State, again

Last Thursday posters slandering Dr. Rabab Ibrahim Abdulhadi and other Palestinian community figures were scattered around campus two days after Abdulhadi hosted an Islamophobia panel for SF State’s Constitution Day,

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27 Sep 2017

Lower Taraval is getting a local makeover

Outer Sunset locals bring well-known stores to lower Taraval street from their original locations 10 blocks away. In 2015, a fire destroyed the Great Highway Market and half of Riptide,

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27 Sep 2017

Bernie Sanders announces plan for a tuition-free SF State

***additional reporting by Aria Brock*** Bernie Sanders is working to make California State Universities tuition-free, just like San Francisco City College, the first in the state to do so. Finding

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27 Sep 2017

Freedom of Speech panel brings Palestinian community issues to light

Some Palestinian students and faculty do not feel safe at SF State. A two-day informational panel lead by Dr. Rabab Ibrahim Abdulhadi, SF State Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diaspora

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27 Sep 2017

New master plan reveals massive housing increase

Up to 8,300 new student beds will arrive on campus within 15 years as SF State accelerates its transition from being a commuter campus towards a residential campus, SF State

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27 Sep 2017

Diversity in media matters

As a ‘90s kid, I grew up watching the Walt Disney channel. My favorite show, which was set in San Francisco, was “That’s So Raven.” It resonated with me because

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27 Sep 2017

Study of Public Accountancy program under review

A dormant accounting program at SF State is currently under review for possible termination. The Educational Policies Council, a committee dedicated to discussing curriculum and academic policy issues, unanimously voted

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25 Sep 2017

The Kingsman agents kick back to theaters with a sequel

After a good two years since the original, the new “Kingsman” sequel hits the big screen, but shooting too close to the sun causes its ambitious ideas to be burned

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23 Sep 2017

Environmental organizations showcased at second annual Green Rush

SF State’s diverse assortment of environmental organizations were on hand at Malcolm X Plaza for the second annual Green Rush, an environmental take on the typical Greek rush. Hosted by

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23 Sep 2017

Bernie Sanders speaks at Medicare rally, nurses show support

Bernie Sanders received immense support from the crowd as he spoke at this year’s California Nurses Convention to discuss the Medicare For All Act at Yerba Buena Gardens. Doctors, nurses,

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22 Sep 2017

Dormant accountancy program under review

A dormant accounting program at SF State is currently under review for possible termination. The Educational Policies Council, a committee dedicated to discussing curriculum and academic policy issues, unanimously voted

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22 Sep 2017

Early morning fire breaks out at Parkmerced high-rise apartments

A high-rise in Parkmerced had to be evacuated early this morning after a fire broke out, hospitalizing two people. San Francisco firefighters responded to the call at 125 Cambon Drive

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21 Sep 2017

Bay Area celebrates International Coastal Cleanup Day

Volunteers armed themselves with gardening gloves and refillable mugs for complimentary coffee, as well as decomposable garbage bags and buckets, in hopes to change a statistic, Saturday morning. The 2016

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20 Sep 2017

Pricey commute for North Bay students

For Eden Yohannes, coming to SF State from Petaluma can cost up to $26 a day. She and other students from the North Bay often commute because they cannot afford

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20 Sep 2017

Trump administration sides with cake maker in upcoming Supreme Court case

It was supposed to be one of the typical errands to run before a wedding — buy the wedding cake. Now, five years later, the idea of such a wedding

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20 Sep 2017

Study of Public Accountancy program at SF State under review

A dormant accounting program at SF State is currently under review for possible termination. The Educational Policies Council, a committee dedicated to discussing curriculum and academic policy issues, unanimously voted

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20 Sep 2017

Earthquake in Mexico leaves hundreds dead

On Sept. 19, an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.1 shook the community of Mexico City and caused over 200 deaths, according to Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto’s press address.

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20 Sep 2017

Two construction projects set to shake up Holloway

  Massive change is on the way for Holloway Avenue as SF State gears up to construct two buildings approved by the CSU Board of Trustees over the summer.  The Creative Arts

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20 Sep 2017

New housing rare, no-fault evictions common near SF State

Finding a place to live near SF State is as tough as the 49ers finding a win – it’s rough out there. It’s time consuming, awkward and stressful. Craigslist is hit or

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20 Sep 2017

Sci-fi and surrealism intertwine in professor’s new book

Andrew Joron, a creative writing professor here at SF State, blends his science-fiction background with creative writing exploration to create powerfully compacted, beautifully melodic sonnets of poetry in his new

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20 Sep 2017

A bittersweet Mexican Independence Day

For the purpose of this article, the term Mexican-American is used to refer to a person of Mexican heritage who is living in the U.S. regardless of citizenship status. The

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18 Sep 2017

Art transcends hate

SF State art students and professors
speak out against hate without saying a word

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18 Sep 2017

Director Darren Aronofsky creates pretentious yet visionary film

Acclaimed director Darren Aronofsky presented this weekend what was, perhaps, his most experimental film, and it is one of the most menacing and cringe-worthy movies of the last decade –

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18 Sep 2017

Students to rely on tipping to make ends meet

SF State students in the foodservice industry rely on the voluntary, and often paltry, tips people pay in exchange for service to cover the rent. Tipping is a delicate subject

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17 Sep 2017

Women’s soccer claims victory over Holy Names to continue streak

SF State’s women’s soccer team played in a physical 1-0 victory over Holy Names University Hawks on Saturday, Sept. 16. The Hawks started out with possession of the ball, but

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16 Sep 2017

School of Cinema ranked as one of best in country

SF State’s School of Cinema is listed as one of the best film schools in the country for the fourth year in a row. The Hollywood Reporter published its annual

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