28 Apr 2015

Muni improvements assure faster commute for students

Additional reporting done by Steve Calderon  As the Municipal Transit Agency service improvements rolled out across the city Saturday, SF State sophomore Andrea Rios said she waited nearly half an hour at

29 Mar 2015

Alumni remembered after deaths by Oakland fire

When SF State alumnus Daniel “Moe” Thomas and his roommate Davis Letona walked into a room, friends said they brought a sense of tenderness and intellect with them. Those who

13 Mar 2015

Two incidents of indecent exposure reported to University police

An incident of indecent exposure at University Park North Wednesday was reported to the University Police Department, according to an SF State email alert. The indecent exposure is the second

28 Jan 2015

Health Center provides females with new birth control option through IUDs

SF State introduced intrauterine devices as a birth control option offered to female students on Jan. 5, making spring 2015 the first semester the service is available. Student Health Services is equipped

08 Jan 2015

Community celebrates the life of beloved professor

Amidst civil war in the African country of Angola, Patricia Thornton partnered with native refugees and warriors in their fight for independence in the 1970s. Thornton’s commitment to the cause touched

13 Dec 2014

Film screening highlights health risks of cellphone use

When an award-winning Bay Area filmmaker heard that a fellow graduate student’s father had developed a brain tumor after years of cellphone use, he asked himself if there could be

SF State honors staff and alumni that have passed away from AIDS on National AIDS day Monday, Dec. 1, 2014. Each flag represents a person who has passed, and around the perimeter are signs bearing some of their names. Helen Tinna/Xpress.
02 Dec 2014

Lives lost by HIV/AIDS commemorated with thousands of flags in quad

In observance of World AIDS Day, SF State student groups rolled out a series of events on campus Monday to commemorate the lives lost to the disease and educate students.

20 Nov 2014

Panel comes together for transgender day of remembrance

At three years old, Mitch Hymowitz told his parents that his penis was growing and that he couldn’t wait to get older and be a man. His parents fired back

19 Nov 2014

Working in retail instills valuable traits in college students

As the holiday season fast approaches, any student working in retail knows the perils of trying to keep up with the pace of customer and managerial demands. Some say the

SF State students dance in celebration of the role of art in health and creative change at the Future of Healthcare Conference 2014 in Jack Adams Hall Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. Emma Chiang/Special to Xpress
09 Nov 2014

Stories of art and holistic health connect many at 2014 Future Healthcare Conference

After she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and the symptoms of the disease started to take their toll, Elizabeth Jameson discarded her title as a public interest lawyer and immersed

28 Oct 2014

Campus participates in nationwide Clothesline Project to remember victims of domestic violence

T-shirts painted with messages of empowerment swayed on clotheslines adorning Malcolm X Plaza yesterday in honor of domestic violence victims. The event comes more than two weeks after an ex-boyfriend

Marli Diestel, an environmental studies major, expresses concerns about sustainability on a dry erase board during the Academic Senate's Strategic Plan meeting in the SF State Gymnasium Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014.
22 Oct 2014

University officials give campus a chance to speak up about the future of SF State

Students and faculty were given the opportunity to voice their opinion on SF State’s drafted strategic plan for the future by scribbling their ideas on whiteboards yesterday in the Gymnasium.

19 Oct 2014

Hosts of parties with underaged drinking could face steep fines in Daly City

The Daly City Council approved, in a 4-1 vote, an initial amendment to its existing law Oct.13 allowing police to cite party hosts up to $2,500 where underage drinking is

Cephus Johnson, SF State alumni and the founder of the Oscar Grant Foundation speaks to students about his nephew's death and about student activism against police brutality and police shootings at the J. Paul Leonard Library in the event room, 121 at SF State, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014.
19 Oct 2014

Oscar Grant’s uncle opens campus to a delicate conversation with powerful words, memories

Oscar Grant’s uncle spoke to students at SF State Wednesday and led a pledge to stand up against police brutality, which he said is increasing for young men of color.

Wendy Bloom, Campus Planner points to a before and after illustration at her computer of the wellness center is being built at SF State at Font and Lake Merced Boulevards Monday, Oct. 13, 2014. The center will open in 2018, free for SF States and a fee for faculty. Amanda Peterson / Xpress.
16 Oct 2014

Future wellness center named after alumni donor

Funding for a new performing arts center will be redirected to construct a $86 million recreation and wellness center, which was recently named after the donor who contributed the largest

01 Oct 2014

University continues international partnerships following trip to China

SF State President Leslie E. Wong signed a letter of intent to build a partnership between a Chinese university and the College of Business Sept. 24, marking another presidential visit this

01 Oct 2014

American Liver Foundation fundraiser brings hope to those suffering from liver disease

After having her blood donation rejected, registered nurse and champion volunteer Jennifer Slepin knew something was wrong. Slepin had previously contracted hepatitis C, a virus that attacks the liver and

Supporters and members of SF State's General Union of Palestine Students, as well as general onlookers, listen to speakers during a gathering to remember the Sabra and Shatila massacre in Malcom X Plaza Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.
30 Sep 2014

GUPS remembers lives lost in 1980s Shatila massacre

The General Union of Palestine Students paid tribute to victims of the 1982 Sabra and the Shatila massacre, an act they hold Israel responsible for, as Israeli student groups stood

Lauren Smith hands out shirts during the National Women's Health and Fitness Day at Malcolm X Plaza in San Francisco, Calif. on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014.
26 Sep 2014

Campus groups advise women to care for their bodies during national Women’s Health and Fitness Day

Peer Educators Advocating Campus Health (PEACH) encouraged women to care for their bodies with more than 1,000 groups nationwide Wednesday at SF State for the annual Women’s Health and Fitness

Shayle Matsuda stands in the specimen storage in the California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, Calif., on Monday September 15, 2014. Daniel Porter / Xpress.
13 Sep 2014

Trustees’ Award winner permeates social settings with love of science

At three years old, Shayle Matsuda’s fight with cancer sparked an interest in science. As a biology graduate student at SF State with a 4.0 GPA, he is now an

03 Sep 2014

Associate professor’s research ties schizophrenia to a lack of motivation

A study by an associate professor of psychology recently affirmed a link between individuals with schizophrenia and motivation deficiency, yet proposed that patients could still accomplish meaningful goals by breaking