13 May 2015

Trophy hunting requires more restrictions

In the past couple of months, I have noticed a trend of hunting stories and photos come across my Facebook newsfeed. The photos did not include only small game hunting like ducks and rabbits,

07 Apr 2015

Festival experience outweighs high ticket prices

The arrival of April means not only that spring is in the air, but festival season is upon us as well. This is what I look forward to all year long,

24 Feb 2015

Sexual objectification creates gender inequality

Over the years, sexual objectification has sadly become subconsciously normalized in our culture, and needs to change if our society ever wants to reach gender equality. There is no justification

15 Feb 2015

Body-positive models are vital for young girls

Growing up, I always wanted to look like the beautiful women I saw in popular magazines like Cosmopolitan or Glamour. I remember the first time I saw the Sports Illustrated

03 Feb 2015

More regulation needed on e-cigs and vaporizers

Cigarette smoking is known to be an extreme health hazard, yet people still continue to do it. Some may believe that switching over to electronic cigarettes to cut back from

28 Jan 2015

University should focus on healthier food options, not Panda Express

SF State students may soon be a short walk away from dining at the nation’s leader in Chinese fast food if a deal between University Corporation and Panda Express brings

11 Dec 2014

We should end prejudiced ban on gay blood donors

Lifting an outdated ban that restricts gay men from donating blood is being considered by the Food and Drug Administration and could potentially save millions of lives. The 31-year-old policy was created to prevent

09 Dec 2014

UK band Palladino makes mark on the West with blues folk

The sound of a Fender electric guitar filled the room and a sweet melody soon followed as Rowie Walsh and Fin May of the blues-folk band Palladino jammed out to their

08 Dec 2014

Alumni’s apartment transforms into unique art space

Thirty years ago a group of students from SF State created a new future for art in San Francisco. Today, artists still use the space, known as The Lab, on

Yasmine Curmi, R and D for Galaxy Deserts, straightens the sample deserts for the guests at the Taste of the Bay event presented by the hospitality and tourism department at the City View on top of the Metreon in San Francisco, Calif., Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. Daniel Porter/Xpress.
14 Nov 2014

Taste of the Bay finds new home in downtown San Francisco

Exquisite culinary creations, California-grown wines and panoramic views of downtown San Francisco brought foodies together to enjoy a night put on by the hard-working students of SF State. Students of

11 Nov 2014

Animation student finds inspiration from alum turned Pixar producer

From a monster-filled factory to talking cars, alumnus Jonas Rivera continues to expand our imaginations and inspire up-and-coming animators. Since his last class at SF State, Rivera has been a

Fin May (left) and Rowie Walsh, members of Palladino, perform for the Student Talent Showcase in Jack Adams Hall Thursday Oct. 29, 2014.
30 Oct 2014

Campus’ best give their all in Student Talent Showcase

The futures of SF State alum Andrew Liu and freshman Stephanie Gatica are on the rise since winning Student Life’s 2014 Student Talent Showcase. The up-and-coming artists competed in the

Teams Bobby "Small Hands" Medina and The Milkman go head to head at the beginning of the final round of SF State's Annual Costume Dodgeball Tournament from 7-10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in the Gymnasium.
28 Oct 2014

From Hermione to Captain America, all battle in annual Costume Dodgeball Tournament

Dodgeball made its way to SF State Friday in tournament fashion, with the final round coming down to a friendly rivalry between teams Bobby Small Hands and The Milkman. The

19 Oct 2014

Please, think twice about bringing your four legged friend on the road with you

On an unusually hot San Francisco day, I came across a dog, trapped in a car and whining in the parking lot of a Target in Daly City, Calif. The

SF State students Ethan Fry (left) and Kyle Merryman (right) perform William Shakespeare's "As You Like It" during the 2nd annual Opening Day Festival hosted by the College of Liberal & Creative arts Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. Annastashia Goolsby / Xpress.
28 Sep 2014

College of Liberal and Creative Arts open their doors for student showcase.

The second annual College of Liberal and Creative Arts Opening Day gave students a reason to brag about their work Sunday afternoon in a festival full of talent and creativity.

Despite a meticulous transport, SF State alumna Shenny Cruces untangles knots in her "Keys" installation during a reception in the Alumni Hall Art Gallery Friday, Sept. 19. The exhibit will remain on display in the Administration Building until January 5, 2015.
20 Sep 2014

‘Keys’ exhibition in the Administration Building paints the University as an open door for all

After searching through china cabinets and junk stores, artist and alumna Shenny Cruces alters porcelain items, turning them into sculpture to expose the meaning of objects in our lives. Cruces

12 Sep 2014

Cinema assistant professor’s films inspired by richness, social justice and injustice in humanity

When new assistant professor of cinema Cheryl Dunye could not find any documentation of African-American lesbians in the history of black cinema, she found inspiration to create an archive of

Assosciate Professor Matthew Lipps poses for a portrait with one of his works, a C-print (Chromogenic Print) entitled "Art" (2013), in the Fine Arts Gallery at SFSU on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.
07 Sep 2014

Assistant professor’s exhibit connects photography and peoples’ perceptions of art

After two years of exploring the different meanings that could be found in his work, Assistant Professor Matthew Lipps combines art and photography to create HORIZON/S, which can be seen

02 Sep 2014

Going Greek at SF State is great for many, not the way for some

New students flooded the SF State campus last week and many are eager to get involved in the campus’ community. For some of these students, Greek Life is the way

12 Aug 2014

Outside Lands delivers a taste of the Bay Area, boosts San Francisco’s economy

This weekend Outside Lands brought in an estimated crowd of 200,000 music lovers. The 7th annual music festival attracted fans from all over the world to enjoy the newest additions

21 Jul 2014

SF State students protest for Palestinian justice at the Ferry Building

SF State students joined hundreds of protesters yesterday at the San Francisco Ferry Building to bring attention to the Palestinian struggle for liberation and to demand an end of Israeli