04 Dec 2012

Haunted dorm stories spark supernatural interest

[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

27 Nov 2012

Ceramic Guild sells handcrafted pieces for holiday sale

[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

14 Nov 2012

Career center staff decreases may result in reduced student services

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

14 Nov 2012

Prop. 30 to benefit students with tuition rollback, rebate

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

08 Nov 2012

An SF State student's qualms about graded homework

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

06 Nov 2012

SF State students celebrate Obama's reelection

[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

06 Nov 2012

SF State President Leslie E. Wong talks politics over breakfast

[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

23 Oct 2012

Student housing applicants express uncertainty for lengthy wait

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

10 Oct 2012

UC Riverside's Timothy P. White to head Cal State University system

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

03 Oct 2012

Remodeled information desk incites mixed reactions from SF State students

[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]
25 Sep 2012

Prop. 34 to repeal death penalty if passed

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

23 Sep 2012

VIDEO: SF State spices up Noise Complaint with Latin flavor

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

18 Sep 2012

Singer-songwriter and SF State freshman Ryan Cassata imparts lessons of self-acceptance to transgender community

[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

11 Sep 2012

SF State students take precautions after burglaries at dorms

[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

01 Sep 2012

SF State president Les Wong speaks at opening faculty meeting

[soundcloud url="http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/58291151" params="auto_play=false&show_artwork=true&color=000000" width="50%" height="166" iframe="true" /] 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