21 May 2019

Ethics violations betray department’s integrity

The journalism department at SF State has an ethics problem. In the 2018-19 academic year alone, Xpress editors discovered nine cases of plagiarism and five cases of fabrication from student-reporters.

21 May 2019

Theft of newspapers an act of censorship

Golden Gate Xpress newspapers were found in a trash can near the empty newspaper stand by Rm. 125 in the Humanities Building on May 15, 2019. (MONSERRATH ARREOLA/Golden Gate Xpress)

23 Apr 2019

Low voter turnout highlights flaws in election process

According to the Associated Students Inc. Board’s organization chart, the student body is supposed to have the most powerful voice in the administration of the University—more than President Leslie Wong,

16 Apr 2019

Anti-abortion activists ignore societal conditions

A Genocide Awareness Project sign with the words “Fuck you bitch my body my choice,” scrawled on it in front of the Cesar Chavez Center during an anti-abortion protest on

09 Apr 2019

McCarthyism, oppression unwelcome on campus

A portrait of Joseph Raymond McCarthy from United Press via Wikimedia Commons.    Depending on your interpretation of Zionism at SF State, you might have your name, face and information

23 Mar 2019

Golovkin inks six-fight deal with DAZN

Ex-Middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin has officially chosen to make a six-fight deal with DAZN on March 8th for the next three years. Golovkin became a free agent after his

19 Mar 2019

Forced meal plan draws ire, makes campus residents sick

In 2015 the University sold a monopoly on campus residents’ eating habits and nutrition to Sodexo, a multinational food services and facilities management company with a long history of healthcode

12 Mar 2019

Tenure-track faculty are worth funding

In a bid to pad metrics that justify their six-figure salaries, SF State administrators have repurposed funds meant to improve the well-being of the campus community to instead increase class

04 Mar 2019

No fond farewell for Giants CEO Larry Baer

The San Francisco Giants, their fanbase and Major League Baseball have a lot to think about in the wake of a viral video featuring the Giants President and CEO Larry

26 Feb 2019

Xpress news story exploited for profit

Our independent newspaper has prided itself since 1927 for being a student-run publication, free from the influence of the University and even our own journalism department.  Recently, this distinction was

19 Feb 2019

Error warrants correction

People make mistakes everyday, but when a newspaper does it requires explanation.  In the last issue of the Xpress, under the headline “Gas line explosion displaces residents,” it was reported

12 Feb 2019

President search needs voices

As President Leslie Wong’s turbulent tenure leading SF State comes to an end, we believe our next president should be more transparent and accountable to the most important constituency groups

05 Feb 2019

Funds could ease expensive living

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposed budget aims to increase funding to CSUs by $300 million per year, and $15 million in one-time funding to help students who are experiencing food insecurity

18 Dec 2018

Secretive administration fails to meet mission statement

If students examine the mission statements of the Golden Gate Xpress newspaper and SF State’s office of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, they might glean the two organizations share common