The San Francisco Bay has powerful, silent tidal currents that influence all objects it comes in contact with. And Boriana “Bobbie” Viljoen has observed first hand the horrors of people being swept away by this invisible “river.”
As a designer and a surfer, the SF State master’s
Randy Tovar and his business partner Jimmy Felix came up with their App “Spots” in October of last year, during their first semester of college at SF State. And the 19 year olds have just recently gotten the legal rights for their idea.
“It was a
Trevor Myers, a 31-year-old graduate design industry student, has just registered his start-up business: Small Mouth Design.
“Because I have a small mouth,” Myers said. “It’s a family thing. I mumble a bit.”
With his long blonde hair hanging loosely at his shoulders, a faded black T-shirt
Mark Ciotola remembers where it all began: as a young boy when he created his own ice cream flavor with a 15 cent licensing fee to his friends.
Since those days, the SF State Design Industry lecturer has worked on several start-ups, a 3D visualization system,
Maya Cabiness started out her season with a serious injury and just recently was able to return after some time away. She only competed in half of the meets her teammates have in this outdoor season.
“My foot injury has happened before, there’s not much you
For Michelle Chung, sophomore discus and hammer thrower, things got a little strange at practice last week when she forgot how to throw.
“I took a week off because something got a little weird
While most were still tucked in bed sleeping off the night before, over 300 people rose and headed to Cesar Chavez Student Center before 8 a.m. to join the fourth annual SF State 5K Walk, Run & Roll.
[caption id="attachment_58150" align="alignnone" width="600"][media-credit id=144 align="alignnone" width="600"][/media-credit]Cynthia Salazar
SF State President Leslie E. Wong was just another fan in the crowd Friday until he proudly reached up to ring the bell that echoed across campus as the Gators looped around for their final lap of the steeplechase.
Teams from all corners of the U.S.
Like all brothers, Zach and Isaiah Jimenez fight from time to time. But unlike most, they battle it out on a wrestling mat.
Zach, a senior at SF State, has wrestled alongside his brother his entire career. But this year has been different. Isaiah didn’t wrestle
David Matsumoto wasn’t interested in the sport of Judo when he first started at seven years old. But being the youngest of three boys, he was expected to follow in their footsteps when his time came.
“In fact, I hated it for a number of years,
Volunteer Coach Moris Lozovatskiy stands on the track at Cox Stadium Monday, March 17. Photo by Jenny Sokolova / Xpress
Moris Lozovatskiy carries a folder with him wherever he goes, which these days is only to the track at SF State.
It’s stuffed with tattered newspaper
Tiana Wills practices the high jump on the track at Cox Stadium Monday, March 17. Photo by Jenny Sokolova / Xpress
Senior high-jumper Tiana Wills has been named an All-American, but she is full of disappointment.
“I was not expecting to get third place, especially knowing
Identical twin sisters Jenny and Katie Obbema both play softball, but attend SF State and Humboldt State. Photo by Becky Obbema / Special to Xpress
For the first time in their entire lives, identical twin sisters Jenny and Katie Obbema went head to head, pitching
Head coach Lars Jensen tells his SF State wrestlers one thing before every match: “Walk in there like you own the place.”
Three gator wrestlers did exactly that in the NCAA Division II Super West Region/RMAC Championships in Grand Junction, Colo. March 1 and 2.
Anthony McCarley had a desire to swim the English Channel before he even learned to swim at age 13. That drive got the SF State alum to the Pacifica Sports Hall of Fame last weekend.
“I can’t really tell you what first spurred it, but it
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Tiana Wills, SF State senior and track athlete, poses at the track at SF State Tuesday, Feb. 25. Wills finished in second place in the high jump at the USATF Indoor Championships last Saturday with a new school record of 6-2.
Anna Lee McGregor (left),, Brionne Baucham (center), and Erica Hayes (right), warm up during SF State's women's track and field spring training at Cox Stadium Monday, Feb. 10. Photo by Lorisa Salvatin / Xpress
With four meets remaining before the Division II Indoor National Championships,
The nationally 16th-ranked SF State Gators finished strong in their final two home duals of the 2013-2014 season.
The first dual against NCAA Division I Cal State Bakersfield finished with a 24-12 loss, but the Gators were not discouraged.
“Division I Bakersfield is tough and we got