With Runner’s World magazine recently ranking San Francisco the number one city to run in America, it is no wonder why there have been an increase of organized runs throughout the Bay Area.
“I never thought that running would become such a big thing,” SF State
A new group’s campaign to end housing and food insecurity at SF State has gained momentum in recent weeks thanks to growing support across campus.
What began in August as a collaboration between Health Promotion and Wellness, Residential Life, Associated Students, Inc. and the Dean’s Office
On Wednesday SF State’s College of Ethnic Studies will launch a two-month-long speaker series, sponsored by SF State’s Climate Justice Initiative. The college aims to raise awareness about the inequalities that arise with climate change through music, art and political theatre.
The series’ inaugural event will
SF State plans to demolish two on-campus housing sites and replace them with a new mixed-use Creative Arts building, which will include dorms, classrooms, retail stores, and an 800-seat concert hall.
The new building is part of the University’s Master Plan, which incorporates the construction of
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[media-credit name="Aleah Fajardo" align="alignleft" width="301"][/media-credit] SF State Gators’ senior setter Linda Aerne (6) sets the ball for sophomore middle blocker Lauren Williams (2) during their loss against Sonoma State University at the Swamp on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. The Gators fell to
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[media-credit name="Brenna Cruz" align="alignright" width="346"][/media-credit] The SF State Cheer Team tosses up freshman Amberlyn Leonard in the air during practice in the Wrestling Room on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016.[/caption]
Dressed in neatly pressed white and purple uniforms with matching shoes, the SF State
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[media-credit name="Kin Lee" align="alignleft" width="325"][/media-credit] SF State Gators' junior Jordan Linsky jumps off the ground to stretch before the first race of the season at Hellman Hollow Meadow in Golden Gate Park on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2015.[/caption]
The SF State women’s cross country
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[media-credit name="Kin Lee" align="alignright" width="462"][/media-credit] SF State Gators' junior midfielder Sierra Sagasta (11) dribbles into the box before scoring the game winning goal in the 68th minute of the Gators’ 2-1 win over Chico State University at Cox Stadium on Friday, Sept.
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[media-credit name="Kin Lee" align="alignright" width="444"][/media-credit] SF State Gators' junior Drew Feldman (right) shakes hands with Saint Mary's College junior Noah McDermott (left) after the 7250 meter race at Hellman Hallow Meadow in Golden Gate Park on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016.[/caption]
The SF State
Freshman defender Valentina Riveros has been a star athlete since a young age, and continues to make her mark on the SF State women’s soccer team.
Riveros is one of the newest additions to SF State’s women’s soccer team. The skilled freshman has started five of
In response to a campus-wide email sent out by Luoluo Hong, Title IX coordinator and vp of student affairs, a student wrote an open letter accusing SF State of victim blaming and perpetuating rape culture.
The author explained their intent in an interview with Xpress.
San Francisco voters will decide whether or not to add a tax on sugary beverages this November. Proposition V, if it passes, would levy a 1 cent per ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverages such as soda, sweetened ice tea and energy drinks. It would not
[caption id="attachment_73210" align="alignright" width="331"] Author Michelle Kennedy poses with her book inside the Creative Arts Building on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016. (Brenna Cruz/Xpress)[/caption]
For Michelle Kennedy, a young reporter working for a Sacramento news station in 2000, covering death was part of the job. However, when
Associated Students, Inc. is finalizing a program that will allow students to make purchases from the farmer’s market at SF State using using Electronic Benefit Transfer and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
Officially approved in July, the program is expected to launch in October, according to Horace
Her coach describes her as dynamic. Her teammates describe her as a leader. She describes herself as a hard worker.
Autumn Fox is a senior forward for the SF State women’s soccer team. Over the course of her four-and-a-half-year experience on campus, she has seen
[caption id="attachment_73156" align="alignleft" width="312"] SF State Gators’ junior midfielder Andy Altamirano (3) battles for the ball against Otters’ senior midfielder Chris Koski (10) during their 3-2 overtime win over Cal State Monterey Bay at Cox Stadium on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016. (George Morin/Xpress)[/caption]
The Gators improved
Students, faculty, and community members gathered for a solidarity teach-in, in support of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe on Thursday.
[caption id="attachment_73145" align="alignright" width="800"] Students congregate in front of the Ethnic Studies and Psychology buildings during a teach-in of the North Dakota Access Pipeline on Thursday,
[caption id="attachment_73122" align="alignleft" width="518"] Drew Feldman, a member of the SF State Men’s Cross Country team (right) looks at one of his teammate’s smartphone while eating lunch in the bottom floor of the Cesar Chavez Student Center on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016. (Eric Chan/Xpress)[/caption]
SF State is working on bringing an Afro floor to student housing as soon as fall 2017, confirmed University spokesperson Jonathan Morales in an email.
The floor would not solely be dedicated to Black students, but would also be open to anyone interested in learning
Every four years, the political science department offers a course examining that year’s approaching presidential election.
This year’s course, the 2016 presidential election public lecture series, is designed to inform students about the election in a non-partisan manner and show the community the type of
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[media-credit name="Kin Lee" align="alignleft" width="144"][/media-credit] SF State Gator's sophomore outside hitter Willa Henderson (13) and freshman middle blocker Abby Griffith (15) block a spike by Sunbird junior outside hitter Karah Mitchell (4) during their loss to Fresno Pacific University at the Swamp
ABC 7 KGO donated its studio news set to SF State’s broadcast and electronic communication arts department, where the set will replace the four-year-old set in BECA’s Studio One. The set will also be used for the department’s student-run newscast “State of Events” which is
Students have found relief from overcrowding and long waits in the Student Health Center since the implementation of a new online appointment system last semester.
In the past, the SF State health center has struggled with overcapacity in the waiting room due to an online booking
The San Francisco Human Rights Commission and its Equity Advisory Committee has presented two Hero Awards to the College of Ethnic Studies for their activism and perseverance in gaining adequate funding for the department.
The Ethnic Studies Student Organization and the Ethnic Studies Student Resource and
SF State will introduce a new $3 million cloud-based platform that will link all California State University library databases. In the works since last year, the new United Library Management Service will make it faster and easier for library technicians to move data as well
From the opening set, SF State faced a large deficit and wasn’t able to find an answer in an uphill battle against Simon Fraser University.
[caption id="attachment_72989" align="alignright" width="763"] SF State Gator's freshman middle blocker Abby Griffith (15) hits the ball back over the net during
Copies of an anonymous letter accusing SF State of victim blaming were found posted in the hallways of the Health & Social Sciences Building and in the Creative Arts Building on Saturday.
The letter’s heading read “AN ALTERNATIVE TO SAN FRANCISCO STATE’S VICTIM BLAMING EMAIL, HERE’S SOME ACTUAL
Amid ongoing tensions at SF State surrounding Jewish and Palestinian relations, a petition questioning the University’s partnership with a Palestinian university has garnered nearly 1,300 signatures since Wednesday.
The partnership with An-Najah National University, in the form of a memorandum of understanding – a document that
The SF State women’s soccer team blew a lead late in the second half to finish in a 2-2 double overtime draw against Dominican University of California at Cox Stadium on Sunday.
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[media-credit name="Kin Lee" align="alignright" width="449"][/media-credit] SF State Gator's junior midfielder Sierra
The University has introduced new and more effective protocol for dealing with protests after a heavily criticized handling of a visit by Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat.
“We failed our students,” President Leslie E. Wong said in a statement released about a five-step protocol that will
Men’s soccer started their season off on Thursday at Cox Stadium with a new team, new coaches and a disappointing 1-0 loss to Hope International University. The Gators put up a determined fight defensively, holding off Hope International Royals for the majority of the game.
A new bill labeled “The California Promise” aims to help students graduate quicker from a four-year university.
The bill, unanimously approved by the State Senate on Aug. 30, will bring a glimpse of hope for some students, but places a promise of a degree in
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[media-credit name="Connor Hunt" align="alignright" width="572"][/media-credit] Norma R. Salcedo, the AB 540 Dream Coordinator, laughs during the Undocugators Welcome Night in Rigoberta Menchu Hall at SF State on Wednesday, Aug. 31 2016.[/caption]
Associated Students, Inc. welcomed new dream coordinator, Norma Salcedo, at the first
Connor Caporicci can’t buy a lighter or pipe to smoke his medical-grade cannabis. Caporicci, a 19-year-old business management major, is a medical cannabis user with a legal prescription for the drug.
This is the dilemma some 18 to 20-year-old legal card holders are facing now that
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[media-credit name="Steven Ho" align="alignright" width="266"][/media-credit] SF State Gators players celebrate after sophomore midfielder Jordan Wusstig (16) scores a goal during their 2-0 win against William Jessup University at Cox Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016.[/caption]
The SF State men’s soccer team found their
On September 1, SF State released an investigative report of the General Union of Palestinian Students’ protest of the SF Hillel event with Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat. The report was accompanied by a five-step protocol for the University police and student affairs to handle future