SF State's Office of Emergency Preparedness will test its campus-wide emergency notification system today as part of a drill conducted every semester.
At approximately 12:30 p.m., everyone already subscribed to the University notification system will receive an alert in the form of a text message, email
Although Craigslist can undoubtedly be one the most useful tools in searching for a new living arrangement, it can be a bit daunting at times.
Understanding how you can best utilize Craiglist to your full advantage will make your housing search slightly less stressful.
Figure out your
As if you aren’t already angry about dwindling classes and skyrocketing tuition, here’s something else that might get your panties in a twist: SF State is making it even more difficult for you to park on campus.
Not only is the paid parking system at SF
A federal appeals court ruled today that a California voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.
A three-judge panel of the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled 2-1 that Proposition 8 violated the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which guarantees equal
President Robert A. Corrigan sat down with Xpress editor Sara Donchey to speak about his retirement, aspirations for his replacement and 24 years of service as the president of the University.
Sara Donchey: What role does the outgoing president play in the presidential selection process?
SF State is preparing to undergo a major change it has not seen the likes of in 24 years. The University is officially looking for a new president.
President Robert A. Corrigan announced in August 2011 that he would retire at the end of the year.
More than 5,000 customers lost power on the west side of San Francisco this evening after a car hit a pole on the 300 block of West Portal Avenue, according to PG&E.
The outage began at 9:15 p.m. and originally left 5,557 customers without power according
Gov. Jerry Brown announced that the California State University budget would be cut by an additional $100 million in a press conference earlier today.
The new cut is a result of lower-than-projected California tax revenue than was projected when the state budget was passed in June,
This story has been updated to reflect University president Robert A. Corrigan's response to the fee increase. The story was originally published Nov. 16.
The California State University Board of Trustees voted today to approve an additional 9 percent tuition increase for all CSU campuses for
Here are the 2011 San Francisco election results as of 10:10 p.m Tuesday. One hundred percent of precincts have been accounted for.
San Francisco mayor
Ed Lee - 44,451 votes, 31.38 percent
John Avalos - 26,447 votes, 18.67 percent
Dennis Herrera - 15,967 votes, 11.27 percent
David Chiu - 12,655 votes, 8.93
Follow live coverage of the 2011 San Francisco election results as the votes are counted.
After weeks of tireless campaigning, the big day for San Francisco mayoral candidates is finally here.
Today is Election Day, and candidates will be undoubtedly as busy as the San Franciscans voting for them, as they cast their own ballots and host what we hear are
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Bright flashes of light, ear-piercing
Associated Students Inc. invited candidates for San Francisco mayor to SF State Thursday, Oct. 20. Students and community members had the opportunity to introduce themselves and ask questions.
Candidates who spoke at the forum include John Avalos, Leland Yee, David Chiu, Paul Currier, Wilma Pang, Phil
An 18-year-old woman was sexually assaulted inside a dorm room in the Towers at Centennial Square at SF State Friday night.
The woman, who according to University officials was not an SF State student, went with friends to attend a party in The Towers around 8
Former Apple CEO and co-founder Steve Jobs, 56, has passed away according to a statement released on the company's website.
The statement remembers Jobs as a creative genius and inspiration:
"Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, and the world has lost an amazing human being.
Pedestrians and vehicles have been ordered out of the area surrounding Post and Mason Streets in downtown San Francisco after a construction crew hit a gas main line around 2:15 today. Gas was seen and heard escaping into the air from the street by onlookers.
In light of SF State being one of 16 schools to make the Green Honor Roll and acheiving a perfect score of 99 in the Princeton Review's fourth annual Green Ratings of Colleges, editors Gil Riego and Megan Taros ask students how to take it
Xpress sports reporter Mike Bebernes, 28, decided to challenge California Collegiate Athletic Association runner of the week, Paxton Cota, and it did not go well for him.
Cota runs for the SF State cross country team. And oh yeah, she's a freshman.
Video shot and edited by
Governor Jerry Brown has some thinking to do. On his desk sits Assembly Bill 131, more commonly known as the California Dream Act. Passed by the State Senate on Friday with a 45-27 vote, the California Dream Act would allow undocumented youth in California to
Most San Franciscans are heavily invested in local sports; in fact, several could probably rattle off Pablo Sandoval's batting average or how many turnovers Alex Smith averages per game. Far fewer, however, are familiar with at least one local sports team, despite the fact that
A few misled fans turned up to Malcom X Plaza at San Francisco State University today hoping for a Bruno Mars performance. No such event took place, and a few suspicious flyers are to blame.
Bruno Mars fans at SF State must've had a very confusing
Browse the Xpress photo gallery of the San Francisco State commencement ceremony at Cox Stadium May 21.
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In the day of dining gimmicks and overly-complicated dishes, Balompié Café reminds restaurant-goers in the Mission district that
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Wearily throwing his mitt high above his head, senior pitcher Nic
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="580" caption="Leroy Morishita, SF States executive vice president and cheif officer for administration and finace was recently named the new intrim president for CSU East Bay. Morishita takes office at his new job starting July 1st. Sam E. Heller / staff photographer"][/caption]
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="580" caption="SF State pitcher, Jeff Clegg throws the final pitch against Sanoma State outfielder, Steven Filippi, in the final inning of the April 17 game. Gators won with a final score of 5 to 4. Gil Riego Jr. / special to Xpress"][/caption]
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The SF State women’s 4x400 relay team
College students have to fight for their right to get their freak on.
Talks of deficits, budget cuts, and delayed graduation times seem to have replaced water cooler chatter of who did who in the third floor bathrooms of Mary Park Hall—and that’s unacceptable.
The modern academic
Lars Jensen achieved the one goal he had in mind at the start of his 28th season as wrestling head coach: Three of his wrestlers emerged from nationals as All-Americans.
Six SF State wrestlers traveled to Kearney, Neb., to compete in the NCAA Division II championships
In the wake of a disaster as massive as the earthquake and tsunami that recently rocked Japan, students are now critiquing their own campus’s plans for emergency response.
San Francisco is no stranger to unpredictable plate tectonics: The unprecedented 1906 earthquake that ruptured the San Andres
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Last year, a volcano of frustration erupted across the state as the 450,000 students and 46,000 faculty members that comprise the California State University system felt robbed of $564 million.
Facing unprecedented cuts to public education, students, educators, the UC system – whose own budget was