17 Nov 2018

SF State closes campus following blanket of smoke from Camp Fire

Following the ignition of the Camp Fire in Butte County a week ago, 71 people have been killed, more than 148,000 acres have burned and nearly 10,000 homes were destroyed,

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17 Nov 2018

[Update] Devastated community sets up temporary shelters in parking lots

CHICO—Hundreds of evacuees from the most deadly and destructive fire in state history continue to live out of their vehicles and tents in parking lots and fields. Evacuees of the Camp

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17 Nov 2018

Documentary recalls police brutality of 1968 SF State student strike

An SF State alumnus who wrote for the student newspaper from 1967 to 1969 provided a first hand perspective about the university’s most tumultuous times as a documentary about the

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15 Nov 2018

Jewish organizations face off on campus

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict made its way onto SF State’s campus on Friday, Nov. 10 when a pro-Zionist group that’s been touring university campuses encountered an anti-Zionist group handing out literature.

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15 Nov 2018

College Cooking Podcast (Ep. 1)

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

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15 Nov 2018

Gov. Brown lauds community unity in wake of wildfires

CHICO—California Gov. Jerry Brown announced a six-part executive order to help the hundreds of thousands of people displaced by what is becoming the most destructive and deadly fire season in

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14 Nov 2018

Fierce women drove 1968 student strike

Men dominated the largest ever student strike in American history, but none of it could have happened without the women working 24/7 behind the scenes. That was the consensus among

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14 Nov 2018

Town Business Podcast (Ep. 2)

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

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14 Nov 2018

Unapologetically Me Podcast Ep.1

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

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13 Nov 2018

Jewish Studies department to hold lecture with Holocaust researcher

The Department of Jewish Studies at SF State has invited Holocaust researcher Jean-Marc Dreyfus to campus on Nov. 15, to discuss his research in studying the corpses of Holocaust victims.

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12 Nov 2018

Fire victims recount devastation in Paradise

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. On Friday Nov. 9,

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12 Nov 2018

Death toll rises as wildfire spreads in Butte County

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

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11 Nov 2018

Protestors put Trump on notice

Hundreds of Bay Area activists and politically concerned citizens rallied in front of San Francisco City Hall to proclaim that “Nobody is Above the Law” on Thursday Nov. 8. The

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10 Nov 2018

McCovey remembered for selfless love to his team and his city.

A handful of those who knew Willie “Stretch” McCovey shared their stories and admiration on McCovey’s Celebration of Life on Thursday, Nov. 8 at AT&T Park. San Francisco Mayor London

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10 Nov 2018

‘We still have a long way to go,’ say 1968 SF State activists

At a 50th anniversary commemoration of the historic 1968 SF State strike on campus on Nov. 9, former strikers said current students are overburdened by the cost of education and

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10 Nov 2018

The Red Light Girl (Ep.2)

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

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09 Nov 2018

SF votes to support homeless

A corporate tax to help homeless people passed with nearly 60 percent of the vote on Tuesday Nov. 6, surprising many San Francisco residents who expected that an opposition campaign

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09 Nov 2018

Students storm administration building

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

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08 Nov 2018

Walk out relives Third World Liberation Front strike of ’68

Students walked out of classes this afternoon and occupied the Administration Building to post a list of demands outside President Leslie Wong’s in remembrance of the 1968 student strike at

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08 Nov 2018

Shooter kills 12 at Thousand Oaks bar

A 28-year-old man shot and killed 12 nightclub patrons, staff and a police officer, and injured of at least 18 during a mass shooting at a bar in southern California

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07 Nov 2018

University Affairs to meet with self-proclaimed white nationalist

The Associated Students Inc. University Affairs Council wants a self-proclaimed white nationalist to explain why he is enrolled in race and resistance courses at SF State. During a meeting on

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07 Nov 2018

Body found at Lake Merced, raises questions

A 64-year-old Daly City resident named Maria Lam was discovered dead at Lake Merced in the early morning of Tuesday, Oct. 30. The circumstances of her death will remain a

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07 Nov 2018

Africana studies major finds activism in music

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.

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07 Nov 2018

Pericles debut excites theatre department

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

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07 Nov 2018

Election watch party offers political science students expert commentary

Students and professors crowded into Humanities room 304 on election night to celebrate what many in the department consider a holiday, as midterm returns trickled in on a large-screen TV

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07 Nov 2018

Newsom election signals opposition to Trump statewide

Democrat Gavin Newsom took an overwhelming win over Republican John Cox in the California’s 2018 gubernatorial election on Nov. 6, further signaling California’s opposition to Donald Trump. Newsom won with

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06 Nov 2018

Gators show up to vote

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

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06 Nov 2018

Local candidates await voting returns

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

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06 Nov 2018

Humanities building evacuated

Around 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6, the entire Humanities Building was evacuated when someone pulled a fire alarm apparently as a hoax. Loud sirens and an evacuation announcement sent

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06 Nov 2018

24th annual Día de Los Muertos altar festival celebrated in the Mission District

People gather from all over the bay with their yellow and orange marigold flowers, special meals, pictures and festive decorations to the annual Día de Los Muertos altar viewing in

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05 Nov 2018

Students Voices: Voting in the Midterm Elections

SF State students share their views on voting and what/who they are planning to vote for in the 2018 Midterm Elections on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.

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05 Nov 2018

Gators eliminated in CCAA playoffs, fall to dominant UC San Diego

UC San Diego defeated SF State 5-0 on Nov. 2 to eliminate the Gators from the conference playoffs. Nationally ranked UC San Diego dominated SF State in the California Collegiate

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05 Nov 2018

J & A — From August to May (Ep.2)

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

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02 Nov 2018

Xpress Yourself: How do you feel about the upcoming election?

Bianca Mendoza Diatetics 4th year 24 years old I feel so and so. I’m not completely 100 percent prepared, probably like 50 percent. I’m getting my information from a professor

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31 Oct 2018

Costumes galore on All Hallows’ Eve

Every year on Oct. 31 students around SF State campus dress up to show their festive spirit to celebrate and acknowledge Halloween. The possibilities are endless when it comes to

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31 Oct 2018

SF State Jewish community in shock after Pittsburgh anti-Semitic attack

The horrific shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday, Oct. 27 shocked and angered the Bay Area Jewish community, who held vigils in San Francisco and Oakland to honor the

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