09 Dec 2014

UK band Palladino makes mark on the West with blues folk

The sound of a Fender electric guitar filled the room and a sweet melody soon followed as Rowie Walsh and Fin May of the blues-folk band Palladino jammed out to their

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The Capoeria Club at SF State practices their art in the Gymnasium at SF State. Annastashia Goolsby/Xpress.
25 Nov 2014

Martial arts meets music in the Capoeria Club

Look, it’s martial arts. No, it’s acrobatics. No, it’s capoeira. Among a dozen sport clubs at SF State, the Capoeria Club, consisting of a Brazilian martial art incorporated with dance,

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11 Nov 2014

An Artist’s Account: dancer Matthew McKines

This is the first in a series of vignettes profiling students and the spaces they are going to lose as a part of the consolidation of the College of Liberal

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Justin Lovell, marketing major, casts his vote at the SF State polling place located in the Junior Towers Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014.
04 Nov 2014

#SFSUvotes: follow the state and local elections live

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Monday, November 3, Students, parents and faculty gathered in Knuth Hall for to discuss the future of the dance department's studio FA203 Monday, Nov. 3, 2014.
04 Nov 2014

Dean reconsiders proposed dance space following town hall meeting

Tensions ran high at the packed town hall meeting in Knuth Hall yesterday where the SF State community met to address the conversion of the Fine Arts dance studio into

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Get It Indy performs a song for the first time at the The Depot on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2014.
31 Oct 2014

Rappers turn out for The Depot’s Turn Up event

The Depot created quite a stir at SF State as quick-spitted words and deep beats echoed through the Cesar Chavez Student Center from a group of up-and-coming Bay Area rappers who

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30 Oct 2014

Midterm Elections 2014: State propositions and elections

With the 2014 midterm elections around the corner, voters will soon pile into poll booths next Tuesday, casting their ballots to determine the fates of local and statewide elected positions

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30 Oct 2014

Midterm Elections 2014: Local measures

With the 2014 midterm elections around the corner, voters will soon pile into poll booths next Tuesday, casting their ballots to determine the fates of local and statewide elected positions

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SF State students fall to the ground at the Die In in memory of all of the innocent lives lost through police hands. The attendants came together to march in a national day of protest to stop police brutality, repression and the criminalization of a generation Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 at Malcolm X Plaza. Amanda Peterson / Xpress.
22 Oct 2014

Students drop in Malcolm X Plaza in demonstration against police brutality

At the sound of three bangs, dozens of bodies dropped to the ground of Malcolm X Plaza as a part of a “Die In” demonstration for people killed by police brutality.

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Michael Ritter marches and chants in a picket line in front of SF State Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014. Students and faculty members gathered at the corner of 19th and Holloway avenues occupying part of the campus entrance.
07 Oct 2014

Faculty members ask students to join in solidarity for new labor contracts

SF State faculty marched along the corner of Holloway and 19th Avenue today, marking the 99th day without a new labor contract. Students and other organizations joined the California Faculty

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The crowd during Built to Spill's performance at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival Saturday October 4, 2014.
05 Oct 2014

Meet Dave Rapa, an SF State alum and performer at this past weekend’s Hardly Strictly Festival

A lifetime dream finally blossomed for Dave Rapa, a former SF State history major, when he performed live alongside his band mates in The Sam Chase and the Untraditional, at

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29 Sep 2014

A Long Road to Travel – A map of the SF State Gators hockey club’s season

The SF State Gators Hockey Club drops the puck on its sophomore season in the Pacific Collegiate Hockey Association on Sept. 27, hoping to make the playoffs for the first

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12 Sep 2014

$2.1 million gym renovations invite SF State athletics into the 21st century

Standing at the free-throw line of the basketball court, Don Nasser, the primary funder for renovations to the gym and a University alumnus, could not quite make the shot. President

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30 Aug 2014

Xpress Yourself: Student reaction to new Gator mascot

This week, President Wong unveiled a refined Gator mascot to the SF State campus. We asked some members of the student body what they thought of the new versus the

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21 May 2014

IN-DEPTH: A Byte of the Valley

See the full collection on Medium at: https://medium.com/a-byte-of-the-valley At a campus surrounded by Silicon Valley and the tech boom, it’s no surprise that technology has begun to shape the SF State

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21 May 2014

IN-DEPTH: Adjunct professors struggle with low pay, no job security

Sheila Tully, SF State’s California Faculty Association chapter president, poses in her office in HSS 331 at SF State Tuesday, March 18. Photo by Rachel Aston / Xpress Anthropology Lecturer

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21 May 2014

Putting tidal waves into crunchable data

The San Francisco Bay has powerful, silent tidal currents that influence all objects it comes in contact with. And Boriana “Bobbie” Viljoen has observed first hand the horrors of people being

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16 May 2014

VIDEO: “Lost and Found”

[HTML1] Many of us living in the Bay Area have a peaceful stroll along the beach, but few of us have done it with such purpose. Brenton Bostwick, an artist

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07 May 2014

SLIDESHOW: Gators pitch in on Pride parade float

[HTML1] For the first time ever, parade-goers at this year’s San Francisco Pride will see the addition of SF State’s Gator Pride float. At the parade, the float will follow

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05 May 2014

VIDEO: ‘Provoke’ fashion show puts student designs on the map

[HTML1] Leather, lace, cotton, chiffon and everything in between graced the runway at the San Francisco Design Center as apparel design students showcased their designs. Runway 2014: Provoke, the 20th

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16 Apr 2014

VIDEO Branding the golden city: alumni create print and clothing company San Franpsycho

[HTML1] San Franpsycho, the brainchild of Andy Olive and Christian Routzen, was first born into the culture of riding waves. The clothing brand is now making waves throughout the city

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16 Apr 2014

VIDEO: ‘In Hollow Time’ delivers dynamic cast and crew, shines spotlight on SF State original talent

[HTML1] Blue lights canvass the stage. The guitar strums. A woman sings slowly. A beat. Another slams poetic rhymes. They jive. They thrive. Off each other’s lines. Their lives. Then

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16 Apr 2014

VIDEO: Dancers grace the stage in ‘Lifesaving Maneuvers’ concert

  Members of the campus community sat in awe of the grace in the dancers’ movements at the School of Music and Dance’s annual University Dance Theater dance concert, titled

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30 Mar 2014

The race begins: students network at CSU Hospitality Career Expo

[HTML1] In a few months, thousands of graduating students will leave college life behind and be launched into the working world, losing themselves in the seemingly endless search for a

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20 Mar 2014

A Day in the Life of the Gator (VIDEO)

[dropcap style=”box”]A[/dropcap]s I first put on the green mascot on, it hit me: I would be in front of a crowd, dancing my ass off, running around in costume and

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18 Mar 2014

College of Business invests in 3D printer technology (VIDEO)

[HTML1] Professor Sameer Verma presses print on his laptop. But he isn’t printing a document on a regular inkjet printer. Instead, he is using a Printrbot Jr., a small 3D

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04 Mar 2014

Bay Area students join the fight against the Keystone Pipeline (VIDEO)

[HTML1] Nine activists were arrested while students and supporters rallied downtown Monday morning in response to the 398 arrests made in Washington on Sunday for protesting against Obama’s Keystone XL

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04 Mar 2014

S.P.E.A.K hosts third annual Poetry Slam, heads to invitational next week (VIDEO)

[HTML1] As poets bared their souls on stage, the sound of snaps echoed through the Humanities Auditorium during the annual Battle of the Bay Poetry Slam. For the third year

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