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College Cooking Podcast (Ep. 1)

November 15, 2018 Latest Multimedia 0 Comments

College Cooking is all about cooking for college students. Cooking can be a challenge for anyone, especially if you have a busy schedule or no experience. I am by no means an expert, but I want to help students have fun with cooking and learn tips and tricks to save money and time. This is ...

Classes canceled due to poor air quality

November 15, 2018 Latest News 0 Comments

SF State students received text messages, calls and emails on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 5:18 p.m with the announcement that school was canceled effective immediately due to smoke from the devastating Camp Fire in Butte County. The city of San Francisco and SF State have been experiencing low air quality and weather conditions since the ...

Embracing the grind

November 15, 2018 Latest Sports 0 Comments

As he sat drenched in sweat, junior wrestler Nathan Cervantez continued to stretch after his practice. Covered in layers of clothing, Cervantez capped his practice attire with a good old singlet. Cervantez was cutting weight for the Gators’ meet against Stanford last Saturday. “I try to maintain myself between six to eight pounds over the ...

Big money in politics is eroding our democracy

November 14, 2018 Latest Opinion 0 Comments

Billionaire Tom Steyer’s Need To Impeach campaign gained traction with the newly invigorated Democratic Party, who won the majority in the House of Representatives in the midterms. Need To Impeach has a list of nine impeachable offenses that President Donald Trump has committed. The Democratic Party now has the ability to do what some Americans ...

Heroes die too: the complex legacy of Stan Lee

November 14, 2018 Latest Opinion 0 Comments

The man who became the face of Marvel Studios through cameos and outspoken opinions on social justice became a role-model and father figure to innumerable enthusiasts who were unable to voice what they felt, or admired the messages portrayed through the Marvel stories — Stan Lee, has died at the age of 95. Arguably the ...

Town Business Podcast (Ep. 2)

November 14, 2018 Latest Multimedia 0 Comments

Expectations were high going into the 2018 season of the Oakland Raiders. On this episode of Town Business, Brandon Tanguma discusses the abysmal season of the Raiders thus far. After getting blown out by the 49ers, will the Raiders win another game this season. Jon Gruden signed a 10 year $100 million contract and made ...

Unapologetically Me Podcast Ep.1

November 14, 2018 Latest Multimedia 0 Comments

Welcome to Unapologetically Me. A podcast where I, Marissa, talk about the issues, topics and concerns that make me who I am. With topics such as mental health, plastic surgery and more, Unapologetically Me helps not only the creator, but the viewer understand what it is like to be a college student. This podcast was ...

How California has stacked up a democratic dream team of state officials hell-bent on ending the Trump administration

November 12, 2018 Latest Opinion 0 Comments

After last week’s midterm elections, California has reclaimed and even gained in their position as the strongest blue state in the country. A list of retaining and newly elected officials has given the state a democratic dream team set on their continued political war against the Trump administration. In a record voter turnout for a ...

Death toll rises as wildfire spreads in Butte County

November 12, 2018 Latest News 0 Comments

CHICO — The wind-fueled Camp Fire that started near Paradise, California around 7 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 8 has become the most destructive fire in California’s history. By Monday morning, 31 people were confirmed killed in the fire, according to the Independent. Victims were found in their vehicles, others in their home or outside. The fire ...

Gators show up to vote

November 11, 2018 Latest News 0 Comments

Midterm elections have historically been particularly disappointing with regards to young voter turnout. But this year’s midterm turnout is far higher than typical, and SF State University student voters followed along with the trend. Students lined up all afternoon and into the night at the polling place on campus at the Seven Hills Conference Center. ...

You’re a cool one, Mr. Grinch

November 10, 2018 Latest Opinion 0 Comments

There is no denying that the 1966 animation, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!,” is a Christmas classic holding an irreplaceable place in the hearts of many. In 2000, the Grinch went Hollywood in the popular live-action adaptation starring comedian Jim Carrey and narrated by Anthony Hopkins. A new generation was awakened to the greatness of ...

The Red Light Girl (Ep.2)

November 10, 2018 Latest Multimedia 0 Comments

EPISODE 2: The misconceptions of Feminism The Red-Light Girl is an open space for people to express their thoughts about controversial topics without judgment. This podcast is dedicated to untangling all the hidden truths behind our day by day thoughts, actions and questions. Over the years, feminism has become this huge movement that not everyone ...

Students storm administration building

November 9, 2018 Latest News 1 Comment

A crowd of about 50 protesting students crammed into a narrow hall of the fifth floor of the administration building while stomping, singing, chanting, banging on walls and plastering a list of 16 demands on President Leslie Wong’s door on Thursday, Nov. 8. The action was intended to commemorate the largest student strike in U.S. history, ...

Bacon and Beer Classic at AT&T Park

November 7, 2018 Latest Life 0 Comments

Drink up, pig out and party down at the San Francisco Bacon and Beer Classic at AT&T Park. On November 10, local vendors will showcase their craft beers and delicious food for the public to enjoy. Tickets are on sale for the event and general admission includes access to three hours of unlimited bacon and ...

From the gridiron to US Congress, former NFL players win congressional seats

November 7, 2018 Latest News Sports 0 Comments

Former NFL players Colin Allred (D) and Anthony Gonzalez (R) landed congressional seats after winning at the polls on Nov. 6. Allred, former linebacker for the Tennessee Titans, unseated longtime Republican congressman Pete Sessions, who held onto Texas’ 32nd congressional district seat in the U.S. House of Representatives since 2003. With 100 percent of precincts ...

Strikers’ hopes and dreams remain unfulfilled

November 7, 2018 Latest News 0 Comments

In the 50 years since the historic SF State student strike resulted in the country’s first college curriculum dedicated to ethnic studies, the university’s education has become the most progressive in the country. But some still feel that SF State’s academic decision-making lacks student involvement. In the lead-up to the 1968 student strike, the Black ...

Africana studies major finds activism in music

November 7, 2018 Latest Life News 0 Comments

The SF State strikers in 1968 sought to include more diversity in a whitewashed curriculum and to pressure the university to hire more professors and administrators who represent marginalized communities. Fifty years later, the newly-elected SF State Black Student Union coordinator says the music he creates is in direct alignment with the energy of that ...

Pericles debut excites theatre department

November 7, 2018 Latest Life 0 Comments

The School of Theatre and Dance debuted “Pericles, Prince of Tyre” in the Little Theatre on Nov. 1 with an all-student cast, elaborate lighting and a unique set. “Pericles, Prince of Tyre” is an exciting play by Shakespeare where the main character journeys in search of a wife, finds her, loses her and regains her ...

Volleyball clinches first postseason berth since 2015

November 7, 2018 Latest Sports 0 Comments

The SF State volleyball team clinched their first postseason berth since 2015 after sweeping Humboldt State on Nov. 2. The Gators beat the Lumberjacks, 30-28, 25-15, 25-22 on Saturday to record their tenth sweep of the season, the most since 2012. SF State clinched the fourth seed in the north division of the California Collegiate ...

Megan Kelly off the air after “blackface” remarks

November 7, 2018 Latest Opinion 0 Comments

Surprise, Megyn Kelly has made yet another racial comment on her talk show, “Megyn Kelly Today.” Her show on NBC was cancelled for her comments regarding how wearing blackface for Halloween should not be considered racist. This came from the white, female journalist who has made numerous racial and biased remarks in the past. Kelly ...

Local candidates await voting returns

November 6, 2018 Latest Multimedia News 0 Comments

Local candidates running for office in San Francisco and Oakland turn out to vote at their respective polling places on Election Day, Nov. 6, 2018. Xpress photographers also captured voting on-campus and at SF City Hall and sat in on watch parties at SF State showing Midterm election results. Oakland was also featured in the ...

J & A — From August to May (Ep.2)

November 5, 2018 Latest Multimedia 0 Comments

On August 23, Taylor Swift encouraged her 112 million Instagram followers to vote, causing a spike in registrations. This Episode of J & A discusses celebrities’ impact on elections and on political views in general. With celebrities proposing to run for presidency, the difference between being famous and having a place in office is becoming ...