Michael Sanchez speaks to students about Tasers in Malcolm X Plaza during a rally Dec. 5. The rally was organized by a group of student organizations. Photo by John Ornelas / Xpress.
07 Dec 2013

Student organizations hold ‘State of Emergency’ rally in Malcolm X Plaza

[set_id=72157638420750273] A group of student organizations held a “State of Emergency” rally Thursday in Malcolm X Plaza. The students said they wanted to raise awareness of different proposed administrative decisions

05 Nov 2013

Cesar Chavez Student Center custodians concerned about auxiliary merger

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Erika Santos, Naresh Mathur, Bernie Carrera, Maria Suarez and Carlos Rosales pose for a photo in the basement of Cesar Chavez Wednesday Oct 30, 2013. The

05 Nov 2013

Taiwanese alumni establish scholarship fund for SF State students

Taiwanese alumni have joined forces with SF State to bring more Taiwanese students to the University. The Taiwan chapter of the SF State Alumni Association has established a scholarship fund

29 Oct 2013

Arab Israeli citizen shares minority experience with SF State

In an underground conference room in the Cesar Chavez Student Center, a normally controversial man almost went unnoticed. At previous events where he has spoken, pro-Palestinian protestors have burst out

22 Oct 2013

SF State has highest graduation rate of former foster youth in state

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] SF State student Lewis Woods, keynote speaker for the 5th annual Guardian Scholars Program Luncheon, gives a speech at the Sir Frances Drake Hotel on Oct

07 Oct 2013

SF State hosts first suicide prevention conference

[HTML1] When Kevin Hines jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge 13 years ago, as he was falling toward the water, he realized he didn’t want to die. Miraculously, he survived.

03 Oct 2013

Product Design students build racecars

[HTML1] Design and Industry students built racecars for their first project of the semester. The materials used were a 16 inch sheet of metal, 20 feet of quarter-inch rod, and three

24 Sep 2013

Driver’s licenses may be legalized for California undocumented immigrants

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] People stand in line at the Claremont DMV waiting for the doors to open at 8 a.m. Monday, Sept. 23, 2013 in Oakland, Calif. Photo by

23 Sep 2013

La Raza celebrates Latino independence days

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Javier Morelos Garza grabs the final seat during musical chairs at the La Raza Student Organization’s festival in Malcolm X Plaza Sept 18, 2013. Photo by

19 Sep 2013

Pentagon Papers’ Daniel Ellsberg speaks on campus

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Daniel Ellsberg, known for leaking the Pentagon Papers and key speaker, answers a question during the “Civil Liberties and National Security in the Age of Big

17 Sep 2013

Parking structure upgrades to accept credit cards

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Stephanie Jacobs, a graduate student, pays for her parking fee with a credit card at one of the new parking machines in the SF State Public

16 Sep 2013

SF State hosts national security panel

SF State will host a panel this Tuesday called “Civil Liberties and National Security in the Age of Big Data.” Three SF State professors will sit with an American Civil

16 Sep 2013

ASI hosts town hall to explain programs and funding

The Associated Students, Inc. is inviting all SF State students to participate in a town hall meeting in The Depot Wednesday, Sept. 18 at noon to learn what ASI does

05 Sep 2013

Textbook program provides options for students

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Gigi Huie fills out paperwork to receive her book through the Project Connect book loan program on Tuesday, Sept. 3 in the Project Connect office in

16 May 2013

Cellphone theft afflicts San Francisco

[caption id=”” align=”alignnone” width=”1024″ caption=”Commuters who take public transportation have been targeted by cell phone thieves. Commuters are often unaware of their surroundings making them easier targets of theft. Photo

09 May 2013

LGBTQ community converges with immigration reform movement

[caption id=”” align=”alignnone” width=”1024″ caption=”Trey Allen rallies LGBTQ protesters as he waves his flag in front of the Out 4 Immigration Association that is marching down Mission Street for May

18 Apr 2013

New SF proposal would limit tobacco licenses in city

Cigarettes might be more difficult to buy in some neighborhoods if a youth influence organization gets their way. Youth Leadership Institute, an organization in the field of youth development which

10 Apr 2013

SF to roll out bike share system

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="People ride their bikes through Golden Gate Park on Sunday, March 24, 2013. Photo by Andy Sweet / Xpress"][/caption] Commuting through San Francisco usually entails searching

06 Apr 2013

City looks to reduce homeless congregations in Castro District

San Francisco continues to struggle with its homeless, this time in the Castro, where the homeless have been congregating in plazas to the dismay of some residents. Community leaders in

14 Mar 2013

Muralist community provides tours of iconic SF art

[caption id=”” align=”alignnone” width=”1024″ caption=”Mission street offers an array of wall to wall art. The murals offer significant meaning and history to the Mission District. Tours of the mission murals

07 Mar 2013

SFUSD may receive more funds for low-income students

In a city where more than 12 percent of its residents live under the poverty level, the San Francisco Unified School District stands to receive close to $4,000 more per

27 Feb 2013

Chinese New Year Parade draws thousands of spectators

[HTML1] Lions jumped, dragons danced, and bands marched in Chinatown this past weekend as thousands of people crowded the streets to watch what has been named one of the world’s

14 Feb 2013

College Labor connects students with paying gigs

[caption id=”” align=”alignnone” width=”1024″ caption=”Nick Martino,left, and Kevin Mendizabal, right, receive instruction from College Labor customer Andrea Lamari. Lamari says she went online to Craigslist and found College Labor. “I