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Much like marriage, small businesses have a high failure rate. According to statistics by the
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="Customers pass a Cafe Nordstrom sign as they exit the store on Friday May 3, 2013. A food handler of the cafe has recently been diagnosed with typhoid fever. Photo by Gabriella Gamboa / Xpress."][/caption]
Students who have dined at the Nordstrom
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="People gathered in front of the court room entrance before the arraignment of former SF State Director Robert Shearer and Chemical Hazardous Materials Technology owner Stephen Cheung at Hall of Justice Friday April 26, 2013. Photo by Gabriella Gamboa / Xpress"][/caption]
On 420, an annual, unofficial holiday celebrating the cannabis plant, many marijuana enthusiasts pay homage to their favorite herb — by smoking it.
This year it was no different. Thousands of people gathered at Hippie Hill in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park on Saturday, April 20,
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="Chris "Six" Nguyen from San Francisco attended the free vibrator event hosted by Trojan at The Box in SOMA on Friday, April 12, 2013. Photo by Erica Marquez / Xpress"][/caption]
Tax season can be a trying time for many people — a
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="A driver talks on the phone while driving on Dolores Street in San Francisco on Monday, April 8 2013. Photo by Andy Sweet / Xpress"][/caption]
Sneaking a peek at your phone while behind the wheel is never a good idea, but it
If proposed legislation becomes law, women in San Francisco may get the chance to walk into Planned Parenthood clinics without having to wade through a sea of protesters.
Supervisor David Campos introduced legislation March 18 that would create a 25-foot buffer zone around reproductive health service
[caption id="attachment_42933" align="alignnone" width="800" caption="Leah texts on her Net 10 track phone at the entrance of Golden Gate Park on Stanyan and Haight Street on Saturday, March 16, 2013. Leah currently lives in a hotel on 6th street and has been encouraged by friends to
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="Tom Anderson, a member of South of Market Boys, hands a flower out to a SFPD officer during Saturday's annual St. Patrick's Day parade in San Francisco on March 16, 2013. This is the group's second year handing out flowers. Photo
Lhamo Wangden, an SF State senior studying hospitality and business administration, is Tibetan and proud. So, when it was announced that Bay Area Tibetan groups would be hosting political demonstrations for the 54th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising, she jumped at the chance to
During the first 10 years of the 21st century, earthquakes around the world claimed the lives of at least 700,000 people, while earthquake-related deaths in the 20th century topped out at 1.5 million. The death toll from earthquakes is expected to rise even more, according
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="Nora Spalholz carries a banner during a march to the Chancellor's office at City College of San Francisco. Students have four demands for Chancellor Thelma Scott-Skillman they are trying to present on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. Photo by Deborah Svoboda/ Special
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="Robin McGehee, a founder of GetEQUAL, shouts a chant after getting arrested for a planned civil disobedience after being refused a marriage license at City Hall in San Francisco on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013. This event, where same-sex couples try to
On Feb. 14 — the day otherwise known as Valentine's Day — people all around the world chose to dance for domestic abuse awareness.
Hundreds of people gathered in front of City Hall of San Francisco to participate and support One Billion Rising, a woman's advocacy group, who
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="Natalie Mandeau stands in the front of San Francisco City Hall on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013 as part of a nude protest held in response to legislation making it illegal as of Feb. 1, 2013 to be publicly nude in San
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="Mitch Armstrong waits for the rest of his crew at the SFO Airport's international terminal on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013. SFO may soon be changed to the Harvey Milk Airport. Photo by Samantha Benedict / Xpress"][/caption]
After his assassination 35 years ago,
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="For the 2011-12 fiscal year, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency employees made more than $100,000 in overtime alone and plans are now in the works to hire more employees for the positions that had thousands of logged overtime hours. Photo by
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Treya Winfield, journalism major minoring in philosophy, participates in a professor evaluation. Photo by Tearsa Joy Hammock / Xpress"][/caption]
Students have the power to determine the course of a teacher’s career at the end of each semester, and they may not even
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Maria Duong, right, a second-year student, sits on Matthew McGrath's lap, left, a third-year student, in the Cesar Chavez Student Center Monday Nov 26, 2012. They flirt, giggle and look at one another when asked if they're in a relationship. Duong
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Jung Mee Ahn demonstrates a Korean tea ceremony at the San Francisco International Conference on Chanoyu and Tea Cultures held at SF State, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012. Photo by Alejandrina Hernandez / Xpress"][/caption]
Living in a world with stressors and constantly moving from
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="256" caption="Jess Nguyen is one of many SF State students who identifies as genderqueer, or someone who considers themselves to have a gender that is neither male or female. Some genderqueer students may receive special accommodations for on-campus housing. Photo by John
Freshman Karina Banuelos votes for the first time, after four years of being invested in the Obama campaign. Banuelos is a sociology major, working her way through school. She believes that being socially aware could help prevent future corruption in the government.
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Danny Myers, a senior broadcast and electronic communications art major, is a contestant on the Oxygen network's reality show "Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too," which premiered Nov. 5, 2012. Myers is an aspiring voice-over actor and was the Fall
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Chris Wright, an assistant professor of psychology at SF State, has been researching how people react to being asked brain teasers during job interviews. Photo by Tearsa Joy Hammock / Xpress."][/caption]
As a student coming out of the University of South Florida
College students need to be wary of where they place their vote for education this November, with competing propositions that could result in both a higher income tax and a $150 increase in tuition on the line.
California’s Proposition 38 would give the state billions of
[caption id="attachment_34433" align="alignnone" width="528" caption="In the 2007-08 year, tuition fees and other support made up 36 percent of University funding, while state support made up 64 percent. The 2012-13 year tuition fees and other support totals 69 percent with state support at 31 percent, according
Come Jan. 1, California State University trustees are required to consult with and justify tuition fee hikes to students.
Assembly Bill 970, by Assemblyman Paul Fong, D-Cupertino, requires CSU and University of California trustees to consult with their respective statewide school associations at least 30 days
Employee Assistance Program information sessions
Eat Right, Live Well: Oct. 30 in Library Room 121 from 11 a.m. to noon or noon to 1 p.m.
Holiday Safety and Welness: Nov. 8 in Library Room 121 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., presented by Human Resources and professor
UPDATE 8:15 p.m., Sept. 20: The director of Student Health Services reported a third case of chickenpox today in an email addressed to student residents.
This is the second case of chickenpox involving a student who lives on campus, according to the email.
"In addition to attending
[caption id="attachment_31344" align="alignnone" width="703" caption="David Wentworth-Thrasher, the sustainability coordinator for the Physical Planning & Development department, works with a volunteer group of SF State students and faculty to help relocate and replant topiaries for the garden. Photo by Sam Battles."][/caption]
The lot behind Hensill Hall at
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Members of Laborers' Local 261 picketed at the area where the Ruth Asawa School of the Arts once stood at the corner of Font Boulevard and Tapia Drive. The local construction worker union was protesting since 7 a.m. Sept. 14, 2012.
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="A fuel cell project, in collaboration with PG&E, located behind the gym at SF State uses recovered waste heat from the fuel cell in order to heat campus buildings. Photo by Alejandrina Hernandez."][/caption]
SF State is greening its way up the ranks, according