[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="SF State students line up outside the student center for the launch of the Campus MovieFest Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012. Photo by Melissa Burman / Xpress"][/caption]
Student filmmakers are preparing to reel out their visions onto the silver screen for the fifth
"Pedagogy of the Oppressed," "A House on Mango Street," "Beloved" and Catcher in the Rye" were student favorites shared during Read Out held in the Cesar Chavez Student Center Tuesday, Oct. 2, to mark the 30th anniversary of Banned Books Week.
“It's a way of getting information out,” about not only
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Haleh Motiey-Payandehjoo, Sutro Library manager, flips through pages of original drawings of plants that Adolph Sutro purchased in Europe in the 19th century. Photo by Jessica Worthington / Xpress"][/caption]
The vault that sits on the sixth floor of the J. Paul Leonard
Come Jan. 1, California State University trustees are required to consult with and justify tuition fee hikes to students.
Assembly Bill 970, by Assemblyman Paul Fong, D-Cupertino, requires CSU and University of California trustees to consult with their respective statewide school associations at least 30 days
[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
Think of the nastiest, most deplorable and depraved thing you've ever done in the bedroom. Turns out your partner might have thought it wasn't that nasty after all.
College-aged women were more likely to ignore disgusting or repulsive activities when sexually aroused, according to Charmaine Borg and Peter J. de
[caption id="attachment_32302" align="alignnone" width="421" caption="Robbery suspect Kode Alan Smith was spotted at SF State today between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. If you have seen this suspect, please contact University police at 415-338-2222"][/caption]
Three separate incidents of robbery were reported today at SF State, according to University police.
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="People enter the J. Paul Leonard Library after being evacuated due to the fire alarm that went off at approximately 2:15 p.m. at SF State in San Francisco Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012. Photo by Godofredo Vasquez / Xpress"][/caption]
SF State students busy
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Nicole Morales-Lum, 20, is majoring in cell and molecular biology and is one of the students vying for a scholarship in the Students First campaign. Morales-Lum plans on going to medical school, but due to budget cuts and the expensive nature
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="President of California College Democrats Paul Murre, right, talks to Ben Blando, 29, left, about key propositions that will impact college students in the general election outside the SF State bookstore in San Francisco Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. Photo by Godofredo
Volunteers took to Malcolm X Plaza on Sept. 25 for National Voter Registration Day, in order to encourage students to register to vote in this November's elections.
Golden Gate Xpress spoke with volunteers and students to find out why they find voting so important.
>>See On-campus Polling
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="257" caption="SF State professor and chair of economics, Sudip Chattopadhyay, conducted a research study on smart growth strategies in the city. Photo by Alejandrina Hernandez / Xpress"][/caption]
There's more to this green revolution than just reuse, reduce and recycle. The effort to conserve
Employee Assistance Program information sessions
Eat Right, Live Well: Oct. 30 in Library Room 121 from 11 a.m. to noon or noon to 1 p.m.
Holiday Safety and Welness: Nov. 8 in Library Room 121 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., presented by Human Resources and professor
Punk in Drublic
There were reports Sept. 21 of an intoxicated subject at Parkmerced sports bar Park 77. Officers responded and took the subject into custody for public intoxication. Riddle us this: How does one get a drunk in public citation at a bar? Was the
In an extended effort to get out the vote this presidential election, SF State is joining thousands of volunteers nationwide for the first-ever National Voter Registration Day Tuesday Sept. 25.
Register to vote on campus:
When: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday Sept. 25
Where: Malcolm X Plaza
"Voting is amazing; imagine
The 29th annual Folsom Street Fair will be an exhibition of kinktastic fun, filled with leather daddies, eager submissives and more than 250 vendors and exhibits displaying all that the Bay Area has to offer in BDSM. But don't strap on your ball gag just
UPDATE 8:15 p.m., Sept. 20: The director of Student Health Services reported a third case of chickenpox today in an email addressed to student residents.
This is the second case of chickenpox involving a student who lives on campus, according to the email.
"In addition to attending
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="230" caption=""Root like a rattle snake" window art is made entirely of sticky notes and is one of the more colorful window pieces in the Village dorms on campus. Photo by Jamie Balaoro/ Xpress"][/caption]
Just days after writing the famous “Mean Girls” catch-phrase
When classes end for the day, students are often overwhelmed by an urge to leave campus right away and get home. The sense of urgency these students feel is part of what has led to SF State’s designation as a commuter campus, but times are changing.
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Junior Miguel Guerrero (right), the program services office administrator, helps two technical services staff members take surveys on the iPads to find out what people want to see on the television screens behind the desk Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012. Photo by
[caption id="attachment_31344" align="alignnone" width="703" caption="David Wentworth-Thrasher, the sustainability coordinator for the Physical Planning & Development department, works with a volunteer group of SF State students and faculty to help relocate and replant topiaries for the garden. Photo by Sam Battles."][/caption]
The lot behind Hensill Hall at
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Honeybees are being infected with parasitical maggots that are laying eggs inside the bees. These ZomBees were first discovered at SF State’s Hensill Hall in the northern corner of the campus by entomologist and Biology professor John Hafernik and his research
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Raul Ramirez talks to firemen from Battalion 9, right, who were called to SF State after a small fire ignited inside a restroom on the third floor of the Humanities Building in San Francisco Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. Photo by Godofredo
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="256" caption="Lexi Adsit is an organizer of the Queer Yo' Mind conference and leader of the SF State queer community. The Queer Yo' Mind Conference highlights intellectual scholarships and activism, and focuses on empowering queer communities. Photo by John Ornelas."][/caption]
Amiable chatter between
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="230" caption="New York native Ryan Otto Cassata, 18, is a transgender singer-songwriter, motivational speaker and freshman at SF State. Photo by Andy Sweet."][/caption]
When Ryan Otto Cassata stands up with his guitar at Dolores Park Café, he seems like a normal 18-year-old. But
Driving Under the Influence of Party Rock
On 19th Avenue, Sept. 14, officers conducted a traffic stop and determined a subject was driving under the influence around 3 a.m. While intoxication can sometimes lead to a great story or two — come on, this is San
When it comes to getting it up, most studies focus on older people and what happens if you spend the first 50 years not having sex as often as you should. But it's important for younger people, too. It's true: If you don't use it,
UPDATE 7:30 p.m., Sept. 17: SF State president Leslie E. Wong said Volkert is a dependable person to fill in for Saffold's position.
"All are in agreement that Dr. Jo Volkert will be a highly capable interim VP, and we are fortunate to have her in
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Members of Laborers' Local 261 picketed at the area where the Ruth Asawa School of the Arts once stood at the corner of Font Boulevard and Tapia Drive. The local construction worker union was protesting since 7 a.m. Sept. 14, 2012.
There is only one SF State event that comes to mind involving student competitions, free food and the coveted prize everyone is vying for: the golden shoe.
The first annual Kick-Off event took over SF State's Malcolm X Plaza and quad area Sept. 12 in the
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Carolyn Ho, a grad student in Poetry at SF State is the curator for the art gallery on the top floor of the Caesar Chavez Student Center. Ho enjoys origami and encouraging students to attend events at the gallery. The next
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In an effort to bolster diminishing financial support from the state, SF State is hoping to to gain
This November, students will have to sift through speeches and public appearances from the nation's political leaders and candidates of this election cycle to cast a meaningful vote. Here at SF State, psychologists have peeled back another layer of our political reality. University researchers have found
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Leaving the door unlocked for just a few
Collapsed Lung Diagnosis
Sometime in the wee hours between Sept. 5-6, a male SF State student was reported with a collapsed lung at the Student Health Services. Officers responded to the scene with the San Francisco Fire Department. The subject was eventually transferred to the UCSF
To commemorate the 11th anniversary of 9/11, the University's history department presents the Jules Tygiel Memorial Forum today. This is the 11th annual forum set to discuss world affairs in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Moderated by associate professor of history Mazier Behrooz, the