The California State University Board of Trustees will begin searching this month for a new SF State president.
The committee will hold an open meeting on Monday, Feb. 20 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Seven Hills Conference Center on campus. This forum will be
Jasmine Williams walks through the halls of SF State’s Science building picking flecks of styrofoam from her sweatshirt. The 23-year-old civil engineering student is in the midst of completing a senior project that involves constructing a canoe made out of cement, which will be entered into
Each semester, roughly 500 SF State students pack up their belongings and travel abroad to attend schools that have expectations, grading systems and class schedules unlike anything they anticipated.
The Office of International Programs at SF State offers study abroad programs at over 120 partner universities
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Xpress gets a backstage peek at "The Last Days of Judas Iscariot," a
Occupy SFSU had its first General Assembly Meeting of the new year Feb. 2, in front of the library.
The only large items the group approved were the creation of a work committee to plan SF State’s actions for participating in the March 1 Day of
The rising cost of tuition and the constricted job market have students open to enrolling in alternative institutions, like vocational schools, in hopes of earning a degree.
Lisa Westlund, a counselor at Abraham Lincoln High School in San Francisco, said there is no simple answer to
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Garret Davis, beloved father, devoted police officer and SF State alum, died tragically Jan. 21 when his patrol car was rear-ended and burst into flames, according to the
Students who think looking for a job or internship can be tedious task need not look further than the SF State Institute for Civic and Community Engagement Nonprofit Agency Fair Feb. 8 and 9.
The event will be held in the Cesar Chavez Student Center's main
That late-night rendezvous with a stranger didn't go quite as planned, did it? It's too late to bait a new one, and you're just too fired up to sleep. Sounds like someone has to go home and take care of their own business.
People like to
The winner will not only win $10,000, but will ride on a float Feb. 11 during San Francisco's Chinese New Year parade, the biggest celebration outside of Asia. They will also become a goodwill ambassador for the Chinese community throughout the Year of the Dragon.
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An accident near SF State, involving a bicycle and
Cheers to the Freakin’ Weekend
What better way to celebrate the end of winter break than having a few drinks in the Student Services building? That's what one thirsty, underage college student did before a police officer cited her Jan. 21. Apparently, the excitement of a
Editors Michelle Olson and Godofredo Vasquez hit the SF State campus in search of students' views on whether candidates for the SF State’s president position should or should not visit the campus before being elected.
The California State University Board of Trustees approved a measure last
An act of hunger
The vending machine in the HSS building was vandalized Jan. 4. Presumably, the suspect heard the impending news that Hostess Brands was filing for bankruptcy. Overcome with rage, and penniless due to constant tuition increases, the suspect must have attempted to claw
Strapped to a flying helicopter while plunging into a burst of explosions, diving into motor oil sludge, eating live scorpions and being chained in front of a cement truck while it's ramming into obstacles are stunts usually designed, executed and supervised by trained professionals.
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.
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The J. Paul Leonard and Sutro Library, arguably the biggest and
If you are the type who likes a steamy semi-anonymous rendezvous, the electricity that takes over in a one night stand can be addicting. It’s a flurry of sexual tension, which can only lead to both parties getting caught up in doing things they've only
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A shooting occurred in Parkmerced Wednesday night leaving one person injured.
The victim was waiting on the 300 block of
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Graduate student, Scott Rich, 29, education major with specialization in autism. He was diagnosed with autism at the age of three. He recently acquired his drivers license, a feat difficult for people with autism to achieve, Rich said. Photo by Gil
If she had been able to get just one more class this semester, SF State student Ivonne Quiroz would be graduating. There were a variety of classes she could have taken, but few of them have been offered and those that were being offered only
It's the most wonderful time of the year. Paper is strewn about, everyone loses sleep over how prepared they are and fingers get tired from endless Internet searches. No, it's not Christmas; it's the end of the semester. But, like Christmas, finals can make it
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The Occupy SFSU encampment has
One of California’s most notable advocates for foster youth will celebrate his birthday at SF State Friday, and San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is invited. But rather than champagne schmoozing and thousand dollar fundraiser seats, laptop scholarships and backpack giveaways will be the main focus
In recent months, as the Occupy movement spread across the nation and world, thousands of people have become supporters or participants of protests and marches against corporate greed. SF State criminal and justice major, Lalo Gonzalez, became involved with the Occupy movement in San Francisco
As the lights in Knuth Hall at SF State dim, the audience erupts in cheers as Easther Oh takes the stage with a beaming smile and a brief bow. As the clapping fades, there is a pause saturated with anticipation as she sits at the piano
Josh Ornelas is ready to graduate - in fact, he already has jobs lined up for his post-university life - but like the rest of us, he has to deal with finals before that world can become a reality for him.
In this video he talks
Any college student knows how hard it is to juggle school and work, not to mention trying to maintain a social life. But when your job involves daily training and jet-setting around the world, studying can become even more difficult.
Ky Hollenbeck, SF State student by
Trust is the foundation of any relationship, especially one that involve whips, handcuffs and choking.
BDSM stands for bondage and discipline, domination and submission, and sadism and masochism. It is a type of erotic play for two consenting people who enjoy either dominating or being dominated.
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,
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Red drapes line the stage walls, where about 50 current members of the SF State wind ensemble sit on stage, instruments poised,
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Bags of rice, sacks of beans and
Going to college has never been scarier, but it’s not that hard to please professors or the endless amounts of reading that's making students squeamish, it’s carrying a huge financial debt after graduation.
According to The College Portrait, a project and website designed as a tool
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Occupy SFSUcontinues to camp out at the Malcolm X Plaza in front of the
If students are willing to come back to school decades after they have graduated to honor a teacher, there must have been something special about the man. And there was.
Dr. Edwin Kruth died at 90 years old Feb. 22 of this year. His legacy at