Marriott recruitment event cancelled after student protest

October 24, 2018 Latest News 1 Comment

Students rallied outside of SF State’s Business Building around noon on Tuesday to protest Marriott employers coming onto campus to recruit business students to their company and explore its opportunities. Students and student volunteers gathered signatures outside of the Business Building to show their support for the employees currently protesting outside of the Marriott Hotel ...

Judge ruling says DACA applications will continue to be accepted

April 29, 2018 News

Attempts to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) by the Trump Administration have been halted once again by U.S. District Court Judge John D. Bates of the District of Columbia. This past Tuesday, the district court found the rescission of  DACA  unlawful under the Administrative Procedure Act. However, Bates stayed his decision for a ...

Internships open up for students

April 25, 2018 News

Education, experience, timing, luck and who you know are key ingredients to how a student can succeed when looking for a job or internship. Although professors and services on campus may be able to help students prepare through education, services offered to students on campus utilize the “who you know” aspect encouraging students to start ...

Tuition hikes will not be made for California State University system

April 20, 2018 News

The California State University system will not increase tuition for the 2018-2019 academic year, according to a press release by Chancellor Timothy P. White. This decision is a result of the continuing efforts from all 23 CSU campuses for better funding from the state. However, Chancellor White stated that the decision will come with consequences ...

Find your place in the entertainment Arts & Media industry

April 17, 2018 News

Students are welcome to be a part of and learn from professionals from the Film, Music, Performing Arts, Broadcasting & Immersive & Social Media industry this Wednesday April 18 at 10 a.m at the Jack Adams Hall. The discussion panel will consist of SFSU alumni, Jannette Bivoni (2011), Alicia Mayo (2017), David Owenm (1991) and ...

Fire alarm forces evacuation

April 9, 2018

Students and faculty were abruptly forced to evacuate from the Humanities building after a fire alarm went off around 4 p.m. The University Police Department stated that it was a false alarm after police scouted the area. There was also no signs of fire or smoke. Support staff for the creative writing department, Barbara Eaton, ...

“Governor — Fund the CSU! Free the CSU!”

April 3, 2018 News 2 Comments

The California Faculty Association along with all 23 California State Universities have organized a rally taking place on April 4, calling attention to Gov. Jerry Brown and legislatures in Sacramento about the continuing decline in CSU funding, tuition hikes, racism and discrimination and protecting DACA and undocumented students. Buses are set up to drive students ...

Awareness Week puts spotlight on Palestine

April 2, 2018 News 1 Comment

According to the American Press Institute, the purpose of journalism is “to provide citizens with the information they need to make the best possible decisions about their lives, their communities, their societies, and their governments.” In order to fulfill our purpose as responsible journalists and to best serve our readers, Xpress staff members aim to ...

The College of Social Work 50 years later

March 14, 2018 News

The School of Social Work celebrated its 50th anniversary as the first master’s in social work program at SF State on March 7. SF State’s department of social work received three awards recognizing the University’s social worker’s education achievements and services. They received a mention from San Francisco Mayor Mark Farrell, who came from Senator ...

Business administration leads among other declared majors

March 7, 2018 News

Early this February, the Office of Institutional Research at SF State reported that business administration was the largest undergraduate major in fall 2017. It accounted for 19.3 percent of undergraduate declared majors followed by engineering (5.4 percent) and computer science (4.5 percent). The California State University impaction report declared business administration as an impacted major ...

When the Stars begin to Fall

February 16, 2018 News

As part of Black History Month, SF State’s School of Music put on a selection of spiritual concert songs — songs with deep ties to the history of enslavement in the United States. The songs were from the Tuskegee Institute and Beyond to commemorate famous African American spiritual songs — religious folk music closely associated ...

Increased initiative to combat ICE

February 7, 2018 News

With the increasing ICE raids in the Bay Area, undocumented immigrants are taking extra precautions as they go through their daily routines. Due to the Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) changes, SF State has taken the initiative through the student Dream Resource Center –– created in 2017 –– to ...

Stolen SUV Suspect flees after deputy opens fire

February 1, 2018 News

A Hayward police officer opened fire after a male, suspected of stealing a black SUV, rammed into the officer. The suspect fled on foot, and it is unclear if he was injured. The deputy was left with minor injuries, according to Alameda Sheriff’s spokesman Sergeant R. Kelly. The incident occurred at Park Royale apartments on ...