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 on campus.
More than 40 people were at the plaza where the organizations addressed the proposed use
[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 unionized custodial staff of Cesar Chavez Student Center are unsure where their union will stand
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 to encourage international students from their native country to study at the University, making it the
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 in defiance, but Oct. 28, Ishmael Khaldi spoke to a small crowd of 15 students
[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 18. The Guardian Scholars Program is a SF State organization designed to help children in
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.
He is one of 34 people recorded to have survived jumping off the iconic bridge, and is now
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 in-line skates. The students in the class, taught by Laura Urquiaga, had three weeks to design
[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 Amanda Peterson / Xpress[/caption]
When Jackeline Monroy was in high school, a cop pulled over her
[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 Kate O'Neal / Xpress[/caption]
Vibrant banners and flags of Latin American countries adorned the stage in Malcolm X
[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 Data" San Francisco State University Constitution Day Panel on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013. Photo by
[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 Parking garage on Sept. 6, 2013 in San Francisco, Calif. Photo by Amanda Peterson /
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 Liberties Union attorney and Daniel Ellsberg, the former military advisor responsible for the leak of the
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 with the $42 each student pays them every semester.
“I am certain that students have no
[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 the Cesar Chavez Student Center. Photo by Dariel Medina / Xpress[/caption]
Cash-strapped students no longer have
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Celina Curato bitterly remembers the times her phones have been stolen.
[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 Day Wednesday, May 1, 2013. Photo by Frank Leal / Xpress"][/caption]
Rosario Castro had to come
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 works to build communities that invest in youth, has presented their initiative to several city supervisors
[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 for parking or waiting long hours for a bus, but those looking for a quick and
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 the neighborhood are fumbling with ideas to deal with the exodus of so-called “street kids” —
[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 are offered on the weekends by Precita Eyes Muralists. Photo by Erica Marquez / Xpress"][/caption]
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 pupil, according to a funding plan proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown.
California’s Department of Finance released
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 top ten parades by the International Festivals and Events Association.
San Francisco’s Chinese New Year celebrations culminated
[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 chose College Labor because they do background checks,” said Lamari on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013.