Xpress endorsements 2011: San Francisco ballot measures

November 1, 2011 News 1 Comment

Prop A: School bonds  *Proposition A would authorize the city to issue up to $46.2 million in deferred loans and grants for seismic retrofits to multistory wood structures at significant risk of damage or collapse during an earthquake. Xpress says YES! Prop B: Road repaving and street safety bonds  *Prop B is a $248 million bond measure ...

Ike's Place coming to SF State this fall, finally

August 24, 2011 Life 2 Comments

For students who are craving the sweet and tangy flavor of the “We’re JUST Friends” or the savory taste of the “Ménage à Trois”, the dream of Ike’s Place finally coming to SF State is becoming a reality. Ike Shehadeh, the owner of the famous sandwich shop, signed a lease with the Cesar Chavez Student ...

PHOTOS: SF State science fair showcases engineering talents

May 17, 2011

Science buffs and engineering enthusiasts gathered in the main gym at San Francisco State May 13 to present their projects at the 13th annual College of Science and Engineering Student Project Showcase. The showcase allowed both graduates and undergraduates to present biological science and physical science related projects and receive feedback from their peers, professors and judges. ...

Inhumane treatment for soldier seeking justice

March 8, 2011 Opinion

When is it wrong to report a crime? When the U.S. military is the guilty party, of course. Bradley Manning, a 23-year-old U.S. Army soldier, is currently being held in solitary confinement and withstanding unreasonable treatment for allegedly exposing cables documenting military war crimes. Manning has been charged with downloading classified government documents and distributing ...

Ike's finds a new 'Place'

January 26, 2011

To the delight of University students and officials, Ike’s Place owner Ike Shehadeh confirmed his plans to sign the lease for a new location in the Cesar Chavez Student Center within the next two months. “I’d like to be in around March 1, but how realistic that is, I’m not so sure,” Shehadeh said. “It is my ...