[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="SF State’s local Trader Joe’s reminds shoppers to bring their own reusable bags when shopping to avoid a 10 cent plastic bag fee in San Francisco starting Oct. 1, 2012. Photo by Alejandrina Hernandez / Xpress"][/caption]
San Francisco's plastic bag ban goes
Nicotine fiends, your days of smoking in public may be numbered.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, by the year 2020, all 50 states could impose a smoking ban in bars, restaurants, parks, and the workplace.
Currently, 25 states and cities, such as Washington D.C. and
Each Women's History Month brings to light a multitude of issues.
Now, in honor of the nationally renowned period of appreciation, a one-act play in San Francisco is taking a more specific cultural approach to the month.
Coser y Cantar is a play with an all-female cast
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="580" caption="Patricia Valladolid, center, presents "Las Dietas Sagradas" (The Sacred Diets) at Questioning Race, Size, and Gender in Beauty Standards Thursday Mar. 11, 2011. Questioning Race, Size and Gender in Beauty Standards is a discussion group including film screening, student presentation, and
Two San Francisco supervisors and several community leaders gathered for an emergency meeting March 3 in response to a recent increase in gang violence in the Mission District.
In the five days between Feb. 26 and the March 3 meeting, there was a gang-related stabbing and
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="461" caption="The Funksters dance group performs spoken word at Beta Phi sororities' Starlight Show, a fundraiser for Books for Love at Jack Adams Hall at SF State in San Francisco, Calif., on Feb. 12. Edward Chow / staff photographer"][/caption]
On Feb. 11, SF
The Academic Senate’s recent approval requiring students to take an environmental sustainability course for general education is the right direction at the wrong time.
SF State is currently in an $18 million deficit, and if these courses are created as early as fall 2012, these questions