Two walls stood as a blockade to the entrance of Malcolm X Plaza. Students were asked to show their SF State identification before passing through to the Cesar Chavez Student Center to convey the eerie feeling of a borderland territory.
This demonstration was brought about by
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It has come to my attention that I have the mouth of a sailor. I’m not sure how it happened. I certainly don’t have any sailor friends and have never been one for navigating the seas, but for some reason, I can’t stop cussing like
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="SF State international student Xue Zhou, 28, an accounting major from China, gets a flu shot at the Student Health Center on campus last Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. The health center is advising students to come in and get a vaccination
Counting ballots took longer than usual in the race for District 7 supervisor, but Norman Yee, president of the San Francisco Board of Education, snagged the open seat left by Supervisor Sean Elsbernd.
Yee is a product of the public school system and earned his bachelor’s
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City College of San Francisco
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The California State University Board of Trustees has shelved the
The life of a student isn't what it used to be. With overcrowded classrooms, limited financial aid and increased tuition costs, higher education in California is barely staying afloat.
It's because of this that Gov. Jerry Brown has taken charge with Proposition 30, which aims to bring
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Antonio Bustamante, a participate of the Hackathon at The Hattery this past weekend, Oct. 19 to 21, 2012, works on designing and building a more accurate method of collecting and visualizing transportation data that comes from riders in San Francisco. Photo
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Daring to be bare might result in a hefty fine following the introduction
California's conservative stance on crime and punishment could become a bit more liberal — if only a bit — as Proposition 36 aims to change the long-standing three-strikes law this November.
The three-strikes law, originally adopted in 1994, increases prison sentences of those convicted of a felony
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="256" caption="Matthew Wiegand, center, teases his friend, Michael Tempesta, left, who is dancing at QBAR. Also dancing is Beau Vigil, right, at the 38th annual Castro Street Fair, Sunday, October 7, 2012. Photo by Deborah Svoboda / Xpress"][/caption]
Beneath the iconic rainbow flag,
An initiative that was almost a decade in the making will finally find its way into the homes of San Francisco residents in mid-2013.
CleanPowerSF, a program that encourages citizen power in purchasing energy, intends to supply 100 percent renewable alternative energy to its customers by
A San Francisco man has been infected with the West Nile virus, marking the city's first case in seven years.
The man was likely infected by a mosquito in the Bay Area because he has not traveled recently, according to the San Francisco Department of Public
In a room scattered with candidate supporters and a handful of students, the five candidates for District 7 Supervisor gathered at SF State to discuss a series of student and community concerns.
“Things got a little spicy tonight,” said first-time politician and candidate Andrew Bley.
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Ball gags, harnesses and cock rings, oh my! In San Francisco,
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Juan Guzman (with laptop), director of the Queer Alliance at SF State, hangs out with other members of the campus group Sept. 10, 2012. Queer Alliance is a social campus group designed to make students of every gender and sexual orientation
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="229" caption="Amy Sueyoshi, associate dean of the College of Ethnic Studies, is the curator for a new exhibit at the GLBT History Museum. Sueyoshi believes "people don't frequently understand the power of history," and that this event will make it easier for