Although the rainbow is a symbol of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community’s unity, the colors within it are still very much separated.
SF State will host its first Queer Yo’ Mind conference Saturday to promote a more unified queer community through a focus on
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Hearing the word “poetry” might put some to sleep, but post-modern American
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What started as a typically peaceful Metro ride to school in Santiago, Chile for international relations
Many SF State students were shocked to hear about the sexual assault that occurred in the Towers at Centennial Square dormitories between 5-8 p.m Friday, Sept. 30.
According to University police, an unidentified woman, who was not an SF State student, was lured into the building's
Here’s an update on campus crimes that occurred between Oct. 5 and Oct. 11.
A person was found near Mary Park Hall last Friday drunk, underaged, and wielding a knife. Talk about a triple whammy. In order to prevent the nightmare that the combination of
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Ricardo De La Torre poses in front of his artwork in his home October 4, 2011. De La Torre came out to his family as a gay man in 2007, at the age of 17, after struggling with the decision and
In a campus that is home to students of different religions, races, ages, ethnicities and classes, there is one group whose absence is palpable. If Republicans do in fact exist at SF State, some students might think they’ve gone into hiding.
SF State’s Republican voice has
An 18-year-old woman was sexually assaulted inside a dorm room in the Towers at Centennial Square at SF State Friday night.
The woman, who according to University officials was not an SF State student, went with friends to attend a party in The Towers around 8
Associated Students Inc. is finally cashing in on their promises to increase services for students after students voted in the referendum to increase student fees.
The ASI Boards of Directors voted Wednesday to approve the revised budget that has allocated the funds from the student fees that were increased
The California Faculty Association is drawing up plans for a one-day strike to be carried out this semester.
The CFA hasn't officially declared a strike but is calling for one to be carried out Nov. 17 at CSU East Bay and Dominguez Hills respectively. The strike will
Reporter Katherine Yau and Multimedia Editor Gil Riego Jr. ask students if they would support a faculty strike.
Here’s an update on campus crimes that occurred between Sept. 28th and Oct. 5th.
This is not a drill
Fire alarms are often pulled to avoid a looming midterm or to create chaos for fun (sometimes both). However, the fire alarm was appropriately pulled last Thursday when
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Nathalie Donche,21, Communications, Jr.
Donche likes to keep her style simple and put together, with a sprinkle of bohemian. She likes to shop at Forever 21 and Urban Outfitters but H&M is her favorite. “I don’t really wear necklaces
While the students at SF State pursue their four year degrees, others search for new ways to expand their education and culturally enrich their lives.
For the 2011-2012 academic year SF State ranked first among the 23 California State University campuses for receiving the most applications
Nearly everyone has read "Of Mice and Men" or "Lord of the Flies," and it's a fairly common sight in San Francisco to see someone on a bicycle donning a "Catcher in the Rye" T-shirt. But each year, these titles and many more reminiscent of
Editors Caitlin Olson and Gil Riego Jr. ask students what they would feel if their parents decided to join an SF State focused PTA for college students.
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If you take a walk through SF State, it’s likely you will come across
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Bookstore Thefts, oh my!
Between September 19 and 22.
Man, the bookstore can't catch a break! Last week, there were five reported incidents of attempted shoplifting at the SF State bookstore. As of this writing, there have been 17 reported incidents logged by SF State police since
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At the corner of 20th and Winston, an empty space sits dark and abandoned with drooping signs in
Despite being five weeks into the semester, Associated Students Inc. is currently running on a out of date budget for this year that has not taken into account the additional revenue from the 22 percent increase in student fees collected for the fall semester. Its
It’s 1876 and the courtroom in the Gold Coast of West Africa is small. The jurors are restless as they listen to a young woman named Abina Mansah desperately trying to convince them that she was, in fact, a slave in an otherwise free British
With every student paying $51 in student fees, Xpress editors Gil Riego Jr. and Godofredo Vasquez venture off into the SF State campus asking people what should the Associated Students Inc. do with our part of their budget.
Shooting in Outer Sunset
A 22-year-old man was shot and killed in the Outer Sunset Saturday around 1:17 a.m. near 35th Avenue and Rivera Street. SF State police responded and aided San Francisco police in searching for possible suspects. No arrests were made. You can contact
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The multiple tricolored disposal bins, the lingering aroma of organic coffee
Candelaria Carrillo didn’t usually ask her son, SF State alumnus Luis Carrillo, to not go out on a Saturday night but on Oct. 4, 2008, she felt differently.
She asked her son to come home but like any other 22-year-old, Carrillo went to a friend’s party.
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[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="335" caption="SF State students get ready to compete against each other in a gum blowing
In every engineering classroom Ingri Lopez has stepped inside, she routinely finds herself as the lone female in an area of men.
While female students outnumber their male counterparts at SF State by more than a 12 percent difference, the gender ratio in engineering classrooms is
In light of SF State being one of 16 schools to make the Green Honor Roll and acheiving a perfect score of 99 in the Princeton Review's fourth annual Green Ratings of Colleges, editors Gil Riego and Megan Taros ask students how to take it
Here's an update on campus crimes that occurred between Sept. 5th and Sept. 14th.
It's a trap!
Well this is just special. Several SF State students trapped themselves in the Mary Park Hall elevator last Saturday, turning a night of simple freshman hijinks into possible fodder for
Long an enigma to most students, Associated Students Inc., is offering a new way to get students involved with the organization through a student internship program called Project Connect.
Requiring a brief application and availability on Monday afternoons, 10 interns will be selected for this pilot
SF State has always been a melting pot of students, professors, administrators and other faculty members. As of this semester, we now add parents into the mix.
The Parents Council is an organization founded this semester, by the University, to increase the communication and community of
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Students who drove to SF State Thursday
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Socials in the city, trips to different eateries, workshops
The Academic Senate met Tuesday to discuss the current state of the University Planning Advisory Council's merger.
The senate is looking to take an active role during the transition period in hopes of generating constructive discussion to minimize negative consequences.
“If we’re looking to find a way
Jerry Brown has a big decision to make. The California State Assembly approved the second part of a two-bill package, more commonly known as the California Dream Act, which is now awaiting the governor's signature before it can be signed into law. The Dream Act