Two SF State officials have been arrested in the month of April. One, a former director, the other a records supervisor at the University Police department. Their alleged crimes and roles at the University are different, but their last names are the same. Meet Julie
The wife of the former SF State environmental health and occupational safety director who allegedly took part in a bribery scheme that cheated the University out of millions of dollars, was arrested for burglary and possession of stolen property by University Police, according to an
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[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="John Eppard sits near the audio mixer at Burnt Ramen, a former hardcore rock and punk music venue that he lives in and helped run in Richmond, Calif. Eppard has been a musical activist for several decades, leading a crusade to
The University Police Department evacuated the Creative Arts Building due to a bomb threat Monday morning. Students were allowed back into the building directly after UPD removed a black Converse shoebox from the premises. Although there is no official confirmation, the shoebox is believed to
Why do we even come to the first day of classes (other than the fear of being dropped) if we are just going to listen to a professor read from a syllabus for what feels like an eternity before getting let out early? If that's
In the backrooms, bathrooms, and on the rooftops, SF State students are gettin’ down on campus like there is no (job) tomorrow.
On the third floor of the humanities building there is a men’s bathroom with an extra special attraction — a glory hole. The smaller-than-you-would-think
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College students are always looking for
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It’s Boy Meets World, yeah it’s Boy Meets Worlds. I bet you read that to the tune of the iconic intro theme song of the ‘90s sitcom that defined a generation, didn’t you? I know I did.
The coming-of-age-story of Corey and Eric Matthews, Shawn Hunter
If you’re anything like me, a 21-year-old male college student, you have a lot on your mind. There are classes to attend, tests to study for and part-time jobs to show up to. These are all valid concerns that you really want to take care
[caption id="attachment_36464" align="alignright" width="227" caption=""Jackass" star Steve-O starts a new chapter in his career by taking his antics to a touring stand up comedy show. In addition, Steve-O is host of the new truTV series "Killer Karaoke," a singing competition where contestants are to perform
BMX Street Style Final Results
1st Place - Garret Reynolds
Toms River, NJ, 93.00
2nd Place - Dennis Enarson
La Mesa, NJ, 89.63
3rd Place - Scotty Cranmer
Jackson, NJ, 89.63
4th Place - Corey Martinez
Nashville, Tenn., 89.25
5th Place - Dakota Roche
Huntington Beach, Calif., 89.13
Skate Street Style Final Results
1st Place - Ryan
Golden Gate Xpress spoke with street skateboarder Paul Rodriguez about maintaining a good balance between street skating and park skating. See why Rodriguez's passion lies in street skating and the amount of dedication it takes to land one trick perfectly.
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BMX Dirt Final Results:
1st Place - Ryan Nyquist 90.87
2nd Place - TJ Ellis 89.19
3rd Place - Colton
Golden Gate Xpress had the opportunity to conduct an interview with professional skater Theotis Beasley at the Dew Tour at Civic Center Plaza in San Francisco.
BMX Dirt Semi-Final Results:
1st Place - TJ Ellis 89.63
2nd Place - James Foster 88.88
3rd Place - Ryan Nyquist 88.37
4th Place - Colton Satterfield 88.25
5th Place - Dennis Enarson 88.12
6th Place - Luke Parslow 87.94
7th Place - Kevin Peraza 87.81
8th Place - Kyle Baldock 87.75
Xpress has you covered in case you missed the non-stop action at the Dew Tour's kickoff at Civic Center Plaza yesterday.
Milton Martinez finished first in the non-elimination round of the Skate Street Prelim, with Theotis Beasley finishing in last.
Kyle Baldock finished first in the BMX Dirt
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[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="The Alexander String Quartet and guest artists performed at Knuth Hall in the Creative Arts building on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012. Photo by Andy Sweet / Xpress"][/caption]
The excitement buzzing around the corridors of the Creative Arts Building for the 57th season of
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With hip-hop playing
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SF State students busy
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="George Carpenter is one of several SF State students living in on-campus housing who practices music in his dorm. Several rules are in place that keep Carpenter and other students from playing music, and it has caused some problems for students
The Cataracs, the electronic dance hip-hop group based out of Los Angeles ushered a party-ready crowd to SF State Sunday afternoon.
Originally from Berkeley, the group dropped out of school and moved to Los Angeles to pursue their music careers. Returning home to the Bay Area for
Chairlift, a synth pop duo from Brooklyn, cast dance-driven melodies to the spellbound crowd packed in The Depot Sept. 11.
Just before Chairlift hit the stage, Golden Gate Xpress stepped aside and chatted with the band about their member's dance moves in the music video for “Amanaemonesia,”
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Juan Cheung, 24, a senior computer engineering major at SF State, won second place at the ACUI pool tournament last year in Las Vegas. Photo by Jamie Balaoro."][/caption]
Completely honed in on his target, the constant clanking of balls smashing into each other,
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Six hip looking 20-something-year-old guys load their gear onto the stage of the empty