'Missing' student found in class
A concerned mother called UPD April 8 to report her daughter missing from her residence at The Village at Centennial Square. Officers then conducted a search of the campus, and eventually found the missing student sitting in her scheduled class. No
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Michelle Marcaida, freshmen, waits outside of the annex the afternoon of Feb.24,2012 for her ride to pick her up." I like studying over here more because of all the open space,its quiet and not crowded," said Marcaida. Photo by Juliana Severe."][/caption]
Looks like students will have to find a bit more than pocket change in their couch cushions to cover their medical needs on campus next semester.
The Student Fee Advisory voted unanimously April 4th to accept a proposal for a $25 fee increase for each student,
As continuing students eagerly began checking their student aid award offers this week, graduate students at SF State were stunned to find that any mention of a State University Grant, a much-needed supplement to student loans, was nowhere to be found.
The grant award offers have
The California Faculty Association will begin voting Monday to approve or reject a chain of rolling strikes that could take place in the fall.
The possible strike is the result of unresolved contract negotiations between the CFA and the California State University that have taken place
Britesmile co-founder Linda Oubre will bring more than 20 years of business experience to SF State as the new dean of the College of Business.
Oubre will officially take the position as dean in July, according to a press release issued by the University. She will
Several broadcast and electronic communication arts classes were cancelled and the department office was closed after a student was seen with a weapon in the Creative Arts building Tuesday between 2:10 p.m. and 4:55 p.m., according to a report taken by the University Police Department.
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It can be difficult not to notice the heavily-vandalized building located on Font Boulevard and Tapia Drive. Ivy covers the fenced-off building, and its windows have been boarded up for years. Although this former San Francisco School
“Katy” had a 4.0 GPA in high school and was involved in her school’s water polo team in Sacramento County. She never did drugs and had no visible signs of trauma. She was known as a driven and dedicated student.
But the 21-year-old hit her lowest
As budget cuts widen the chasm between student and faculty populations, some students may be struggling more than others for a little face time with their full-time instructors.
In 2010, some SF State disciplines had nearly 100 students per professor, according to various data from the
(Not So) Easy Rider
University police responded to a report of a stolen motorcycle on 19th Avenue April 3 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. While no leads have been identified, one can only presume that the thief was bored between classes and craved a thrill
Someone’s hands tightening around your neck, cutting off blood flow and oxygen to your brain to the point that you feel like you’re going to pass out seems like a nightmare. Or a fantasy.
This is one of many ways to perform erotic asphyxiation, also known
Samuel Gunter wasn’t staring lazily out of the window because he couldn’t stand the teacher. He thought it was OK that his teacher had to repeat instructions to him once more than the rest of his class.
The SF State art major wasn’t an apathetic child,
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the more of these symptoms a person shows, the greater the risk. The following warning signs are associated with suicide:
Talking about wanting to die
Displaying extreme mood swings
Feeling isolated or
The day started off like any other day. I arrived 10 minutes early for my 8 a.m. class after having studied deep into the night. I decided to put my head down in hopes of catching a few Zs before the professor started lecturing.
Three employees of Follett Higher Education Group presented their case on why the company should take charge of operating the SFSU bookstore in an open meeting yesterday afternoon.
Follett, Barnes & Noble and Franciscan Shops have all submitted proposals in response to the SF State University
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="SF State student Mya Whitaker shows her tattoo that she dedicates to her friends who have died, Mar. 29, 2012. Seven of her friends were murdered in one year. Photo by Hang Cheng."][/caption]
Mya Whitaker was getting ready to begin her second
If new management takes over the SFSU Bookstore, it could shift from a nonprofit to a corporation for the first time in 58 years. Barnes and Noble and Follett Corporation are currently interested in buying the store.
Interviews and editing by Carolyn Copeland. Shot by Henry Nguyen
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="SF State English literature major Joe Riley poses for photo with his newly published book April 3, 2012. Riley's book "How Strange It Is To Be Anything At All" is collection of short stories. Photo by Hang Cheng."][/caption]
Authors aren’t known for
UPDATE April 3, 6:30 p.m.: Two desktop computers belonging to SF State have been recovered at a local pawn shop after an apparent burglary that took place at the Humanities building early Monday morning.
San Francisco police have arrested a suspect who is not a student
After an extended voting period that dipped into Spring Break, election results are in for the next leaders of Associated Students, Inc.
The official winners met Monday to discuss the next steps before they begin their terms May 1. The incoming student officers will go on
Ladies, you know the feeling. That slow, delicious buildup of warmth and comfort that shortens your breath and explodes like a million tiny fireworks all over your body, nearly paralyzing you with pleasure. Now, imagine that during your afternoon Pilates.
About 51 percent of women have
While last year’s college consolidation involved a considerable amount of restructuring, more extensive department reorganization looms in the distance.
Turning some departments into programs whilst merging others is the University’s next step to save funds, according to Provost Sue Rosser.
Such a transition from department to program
Mooch for Midnight MUSIC
Officers responded to a report from a University Park North dweller that somebody had made multiple charges to his credit card between 9 p.m. March 28 and 11 a.m. March 29. Given the time frame of the spending spree, one can only
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Patrick Ward, a visually impaired SF State student, practices his cartoon drawing at 19th and Holloway streets. Mar. 5, 2012 Photo by Andrew Lopez."][/caption]
Patrick Ward makes himself comfortable on a bench in Cafe Rosso's popular patio area, hunched merely 6 inches
If last year's complex college merger has saved the SF State $1 million, it is unclear where that money came from, or where it ended up.
To date, the University has not explicitly listed the administrative costs the merger eliminated. While the University Planning Advisory Council
Yet again, the Board of Trustees has authorized more executive pay increases in the same year as they approved a tuition increase.
Last Wednesday, while students and faculty at SF State were on Spring Break, the board voted in favor of a 10 percent pay increase for
By Mehgan Bowers, special to Xpress
Looking back on my days as a college freshman, where I am today amazes me. Through the blurs of alcohol, the smell of dirty sex and unknown names of the many conquests I had, I have never called myself a
Xpress editors hit the mean streets of SF State to find out what students have planned for Spring Break.
From flying to Puerto Rico to getting shoulder surgery, students have of variety of activities planned for the break.
Edited and produced by Gil Riego Jr., Nelson Estrada
One year ago, SF State traded an eight-college structure, two deans and two assistant deans for six colleges and a projected $1 million in savings. But a year after the fact, the merger still seems to be a decision with varied reactions among students and
It wasn’t me!
Mary Ward Hall had that late-night skunky aroma of marijuana March 7; but by the time University police arrived at the dorm room of the smokers, the inhabitants had blazed away the entire stash. The officers ended up confiscating all visible smoking implements
Since sex in public comes with all kinds of legal strings attached, you might have decided to bring it indoors. But bumping and grinding in your room with the door closed is just plain boring if you’re a bit of an exhibitionist - so head
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Guest speaker Yoseñio V. Lewis speaks at the resident assistant organized program "Label Me Not" the afternoon Saturday of March 11, 2012. Of the eight participants in attendance, three of them were resident assistants. Photo by Gil Riego Jr."][/caption]
Last May, Senior
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Stacy Doris and her husband Chet Wiener posed for a picture on a lakeshore trip before her death. Doris was married for 20 years . Photo courtesey of Jena Osman."][/caption]
Stacy Doris, an SF State creative writing professor known for her experimental
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Patrons wait in the long lunch rush line at the newly opened Ike's Place in the Cesar Chavez Student Center. Some patrons can wait up to 20 minutes to just get to the front of the line. Photo by Gil Riego