Amid the frenzied tragedies of the past couple weeks, it’s easy to overlook the minute, albeit powerful, bright moments of humanity.
SF State played host to a blood drive this past week, sponsored by Phi Gamma Chi and Blood Centers of the Pacific partnership.
Classroom windows and doors were closed shut as the smoke-induced haze covered the SF State campus.
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a health advisory and spare the air alert due to smoke from the ongoing North Bay fires causing “unprecedented levels
Despite her lack of sleep, Sibylla Herbrich walked into SF State’s journalism department Monday afternoon with a smile on her face, ready to teach. Monday’s lecture included how to safely photograph fires by listening to emergency scanners, understanding the code and sticking with firefighters to
[caption id="attachment_79111" align="alignnone" width="800"] Gabriela Cerros, an Ethnic Studies student representative, attends an Associated Students Incorporated government board of directors meeting in Jack Adams Hall at SF State, Wednesday, Sept 20, 2017. (Bryan Ramirez/Golden Gate Xpress)[/caption]
Last fall Shirin Jafari was enrolled in 19 units, was
The lonely bench near the Radio and Television Building was demolished before the fall 2017 semester began, and if students haven’t noticed the “no designated smoking area” picket signs posted on campus, then the new smoking policy might take some time to be enforced.
Students whizzing around on electric skateboards are becoming more of a common sight at SF State. The latest e-boards are proving to be legitimate modes of transportation while being fun in a way that differentiates them from their non electric counterparts. Students who have incorporated
[caption id="attachment_78980" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Kaylee Lao, 6, holds a picket sign in protest of the "Salary Union Rights Movement," in San Franciso on Monday October 9, 2017. (Kayleen Fonte/ Golden Gate Xpress)[/caption]
CSU Employees Union (CSUEU) marched in front of the Administration building this morning, chanting
Thursday, Oct. 5 is National Depression Screening Day (NDSD). Many college campuses hold mental health awareness events and provide opportunities for students, faculty and staff to fill out a depression screening survey. This year, SF State is not one of those campuses.
Here at SF State,
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Correction: This article previously incorrectly quoted a source in the article, Melissa Camacho, in regards to the following line: "Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico’s strongest hurricane since 1932, has left the island almost unrecognizable
Jocelyn Avila’s boyfriend was in shock when his car started to sway from side to side, confused when people began evacuating the buildings — all she could do was watch and listen on FaceTime.
Avila, an SF State student from Cuernavaca, México, was on the phone
First signed into law by President Johnson on Sept. 17, 1968, National Hispanic Heritage Month has over three decades of history. Despite this lengthy history, awareness of the celebration is still strangely low.
The National Hispanic Heritage Week bill originally outlined a week of praise
Several SF State students on campus were asked to sing their favorite song lyric on Sept. 28. Many shared their favorite lyric from songs such as hit single “Bodak Yellow” by Cardi B to Beyonce’s “Listen.” The variety of song choices show the different personalities
The Jose & Ivan Show, a podcast about San Francisco State University’s sports, some news and other topics that may arise. Created by Golden Gate Xpress reporters Jose Jimenez from the Bay Area and Ivan Corona from Southern California, both will occasionally fight over which
Video games at SF State are getting an upgrade to its playtime and are in the preliminary stages of sending a dose of virtual reality (VR) into the realm of physical fitness on campus.
Lecturer and research assistant Dulce Hiraci Gomez of the kinesiology department said
In 1956, there were tales of all-night parties and free love radiating from the streets of San Francisco. Artists, poets, writers and musicians from around the country were drawn to the city like moths to a flickering flame. The youth who flocked here would leave
Last Thursday posters slandering Dr. Rabab Ibrahim Abdulhadi and other Palestinian community figures were scattered around campus two days after Abdulhadi hosted an Islamophobia panel for SF State’s Constitution Day, on Sept. 18 and 19.
The posters, distributed by the David Horowitz Freedom Center, an
Some Palestinian students and faculty do not feel safe at SF State.
A two-day informational panel lead by Dr. Rabab Ibrahim Abdulhadi, SF State Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diaspora studies, for SF State’s Constitution Day, featured a discussion on academic freedom for professors who
Up to 8,300 new student beds will arrive on campus within 15 years as SF State accelerates its transition from being a commuter campus towards a residential campus, SF State officials announced Monday.
More than 70 people witnessed the public unveiling of the first pieces of
[caption id="attachment_78721" align="alignnone" width="800"] The Educational Policy Council discusses a proposal to discontinue a certificate from the Study of Public Accountancy Program at SF State on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. (Bryan Ramirez/Golden Gate Xpress)[/caption]
A dormant accounting program at SF State is currently under review for
A dormant accounting program at SF State is currently under review for possible termination.
The Educational Policies Council, a committee dedicated to discussing curriculum and academic policy issues, unanimously voted at their Sept. 12 meeting in favor of discontinuing The Certificate in the Study of Public
[caption id="attachment_78635" align="alignnone" width="800"] The Educational Policy Council discusses a proposal to discontinue a certificate from the Study of Public Accountancy Program at SF State on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. (Bryan Ramirez/Golden Gate Xpress)[/caption]
A dormant accounting program at SF State is currently under review for
Massive change is on the way for Holloway Avenue as SF State gears up to construct two buildings approved by the CSU Board of Trustees over the summer.
The Creative Arts & Holloway Mixed-Use Project will demolish 46 units of student housing within two separate blocks of University Park
SF State’s School of Cinema is listed as one of the best film schools in the country for the fourth year in a row.
The Hollywood Reporter published its annual ranking of top film schools and placed the School of Cinema as 22nd in the country
Some faculty and students within College of Ethnic Studies (COES) are upset at President Leslie E. Wong for not fulfilling demands he promised the COES after the protest from May of last year.
Wong signed a contract with the four hunger strikers of the Third
In the current political climate where social unrest pervades college campuses around the country, some SF State students think the university is at odds with its own values of equity, inclusion and diversity.
With only the third week underway in the new school semester, the university
The first-ever discussion forum hosted by the new Division of Equity and Community Inclusion (DECI) office turned into an event that focused more on quality than quantity.
About a quarter of the two-tiered circle of chairs in Jack Adams Hall was filled as DECI hosted an
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***Clarification: A previous version of this article wrote that the University filed a motion with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California dismissing the complaint. The correct phrasing is that the University filed a motion to dismiss the complaint. This article has
** This story was originally printed with information that stated that the new Creative Arts building would include housing and retail. The correct information is that there is a new Creative Arts building and a new housing building separately slated for construction. This change has
The long-awaited grand opening of the Mashouf Wellness Center came to fruition Tuesday, Aug. 29 with a ceremonial ribbon-cutting and a series of distinguished speakers that included benefactor Manny Mashouf and SF State President Les E. Wong.
The Wellness Center, which broke ground in 2015,
The dean of the College of Ethnic Studies Department (COES) at SF State filed a lawsuit yesterday, suing the University for unlawful discrimination, harassment, retaliation and defamation.
On Wednesday, Aug. 23, Kenneth P. Monteiro, Ph.D., dean of the COES, filed the suit in the San
SF State’s on-campus crime rate has increased by 43 percent, according to the latest Annual Security and Fire Safety Report released Aug.11.
The report, which includes data from 2013 to 2015, shows a general decrease in crime apart from the three exceptions responsible for the
After over a year of either anticipation or anger about an upcoming increase in student fees, the SF State Gator Pass is now officially in effect.
The Gator Pass, which doubles as a student ID card and Clipper card, provides free, unlimited rides on Muni buses
The Mashouf Wellness Center opens its doors to SF State’s campus on Wednesday, Aug. 23, and students, faculty and staff are eagerly awaiting its arrival.
The center, available to students, faculty and staff, will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony in the main entrance plaza on Tuesday,
As students and faculty looked toward the sky this morning with every intention of seeing the first solar eclipse of the century, they were met with a different view– or lack thereof.
The department of physics and astronomy gathered in the Quad today from 9
** Ian Williams contributed to this article.
The HSS building was shut down earlier today due to police activity in the wake of a bomb threat, according to Mary Kenny, director of news and new media.
Kenny said in an email that the University had received a