[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="After being asked to leave the third floor of Mary Ward Hall for "scaring the residents," student Melissa Covert took her Ouija board to a friend's dorm room in another building on campus to seek further answers about the Copeland murder-suicide
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="SF State student Laura Kelly, 26, looks through ceramic bowls during the annual holiday ceramic sale inside Room 192 of the Fine Arts Building in San Francisco on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. Photo by Godofredo Vasquez/Xpress"][/caption]
Christmas music fills up Room 192
The Student Involvement and Career Center at SF State had nine staff members and one manager in 2008. Four years later, only one counselor remains to assist more than 30,000 students.
The center was organized to help students with a future career, but a lot of
As a student who uses federal and state loans to pay for his education, Aaron Fisher tracked the passage of Proposition 30 throughout election night.
“Prop. 30 was a ‘pass or doomsday’ proposition for me,” Fisher, a political science major at SF State, said. “I’m glad
When I went through my syllabus for one of my courses this semester, my jaw dropped. "Homework will be 40 percent of your grade."
After the first shock, I started to giggle and thought of something my friends and I used to say to each other before
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="SF State student Jasmin Hoo, center, cheers along hundreds of other democrats during an election night party hosted by Mayor Edwin Lee and the S.F. Democrats in San Francisco on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. Photo by John Ornelas / Xpress"][/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Sophomore Spencer Emanuelle (left), sophomore Kevin Johnson (far right) and sophomore Hayden Roberts (left of Johnson) talk with President Leslie E. Wong (center left) and Jo Volkert (center right), the interim vice president for Student Affairs, about voting on Election Day
Leslie Alvarado has been waitlisted since early May 2012. She is one of approximately 3,000 students who sign up for on-campus housing every year, and currently is number 15 on a waitlist of 50 for the Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 semesters.
“I really wanted to live
The University’s past has been filled with tuition increases, student protests and a new school president — and now the California State University system has chosen a new chancellor.
Timothy P. White, 63, was selected Oct. 4 to succeed Charles B. Reed, who announced his retirement
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Alex Espinoza, 26, sits at the newly remodeled information desk in the Cesar Chavez Student Center Thursday, September 27, 2012. Photo by Andy Sweet / Xpress"][/caption]
With shiny iPads and HD flatscreens, the remodeled information desk at the Cesar Chavez Student Center
More than 700 inmates are awaiting their sentences on death row in California. They have one cell each and a higher level of security than other inmates. Through the crimes they committed, their lives or deaths were put in the hands of others.
If Proposition 34
Sweaty bodies, blazing trumpets and twirling hips all come together at Noise Complaint: Fiesta.
The school dance party, organized by Student Life took place Sept. 22 at the Library Annex II at SF State. While Noise Complaint normally plays Top 40 hits and hip-hop, this "Fiesta" edition
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="230" caption="New York native Ryan Otto Cassata, 18, is a transgender singer-songwriter, motivational speaker and freshman at SF State. Photo by Andy Sweet."][/caption]
When Ryan Otto Cassata stands up with his guitar at Dolores Park Café, he seems like a normal 18-year-old. But
[caption id="attachment_30568" align="alignnone" width="537" caption="An SF State freshman exits Mary Park Residence Hall located on campus. To ensure the safety of its residents, students must have a school-issued ID card to enter the building. Photo by Sam Battles."][/caption]
Leaving the door unlocked for just a few
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SF State President Dr. Leslie E. Wong spoke to faculty and staff publicly for the first time at the opening faculty meeting Aug. 31.
His speech focused on the budget cuts and on the importance of good public higher education. He also spoke