01 Feb 2011

Professional athletes need ethics too

Congratulations are in order for the Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers. Congratulations for making it to one of the biggest sporting events in the country. But not everyone

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01 Feb 2011

Changes in store for ASI

The Associated Students Inc. Board of Directors hit the ground running this semester with talk of big change at their first meeting. The board is reviewing its lawspeaker position, which has judiciary

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01 Feb 2011

Tough loss for lady Gators

The SF State women’s basketball team fell short of a victory at home against Cal State San Bernardino Friday despite a strong start in the first half. In spite of a

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01 Feb 2011

Wrestlers squeeze win from Stanford

For the first time in nearly a decade, SF State men’s wrestling team can finally say that they beat Stanford University. “It was awesome,” said graduating senior Pierre Bondoc. “We haven’t beaten

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01 Feb 2011

Protesters, supervisor voice concerns about KUSF sale at rally

Protesters gathered in front of City Hall Tuesday afternoon against the sale of the University of San Francisco’s bandwidth for radio station KUSF to the University of Southern California. “They

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31 Jan 2011

Green classes in students' future

Recently approved general education requirements at SF State promise to better align the campus with its goal of sustainability and educate students on how to live a greener life both

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31 Jan 2011

Power of love expressed through long-forgotten genre

Showing that you’re in love with someone doesn’t usually involve a sailor’s costume with a hula hoop or a coordinated magic act on trampolines, but a new San Francisco performance

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29 Jan 2011

Free-throw practice proves valuable for Gators

A basketball game is often won at the free-throw line when two physical and intense teams combine to commit 40 fouls. With two minutes and twenty five seconds remaining in

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27 Jan 2011

Music festival kept hush, hush

Story by Melissa-Ann Reyes A string of lights illuminated the stage just above the half-pipe as the chaotic pulse of music – bass, cello, drums, guitar, keyboards, trumpet and the

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26 Jan 2011

STAFF EDITORIAL: Savings don’t add up

UPAC’S plan to merge the University from eight colleges to six involves combining colleges that sometimes have little or nothing to do with each other.

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26 Jan 2011

Letter from the editor: [X]press changes its priorities

[X]press Readers, I am pleased to welcome you to the first issue of the Golden Gate [X]press for the spring 2011 semester. My name is Kelsey Avers and I will

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26 Jan 2011

Clubs banking procedure set to change

Between 2008 and 2009, former SF State cheer coach Ashlee Nicole Haley allegedly spent more than $20,000 of cheer club funds on personal expenditures. This included food, rent and a trip

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26 Jan 2011

Free tax help to be offered to students and faculty next week

In light of the upcoming tax season, students and faculty who earn less than $49,000 annually can have their tax returns done for free. The SF State chapter of the Volunteer

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25 Jan 2011

Senior Gator inspires young team

Towering over her teammates, senior center Dominique Hunter leads the women’s basketball team as the team’s most experienced captain. Standing at 6 foot 1 inch, the tallest player on the team by

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25 Jan 2011

STAFF EDITORIAL: UPAC packed with insufficiency

One million dollars may sound like a lot of money to the individual. But as a savings solution proposed to combat an existing $18 million SF State deficit or the

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25 Jan 2011

Despite injuries, wrestlers still quick on their feet

The SF State wrestlers emerge from a grueling winter schedule bruised and battered–but not broken. With the Gators traveling for most of winter recess–first to the National Wrestling Coaches Association Duals in

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25 Jan 2011

Financial pressure looms for students

When Gov. Jerry Brown began the process of passing a budget for the 2011-2012 fiscal year by releasing his proposal earlier this month, he detailed the grim outlook for California’s higher

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24 Jan 2011

Rental truck removed from track, M-line route on schedule

A Penske rental truck drove onto the Muni track in front of SF State at 10:46 a.m. today after swerving onto the track at the intersection of 19th and Holloway avenues, according to metro inspector Carmel Debono.

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24 Jan 2011

Men's basketball acknowledge mistakes, prepare for future

Despite ending their four-game road trip with a 3-1 record, the SF State men’s basketball team is not satisfied. One game in particular that first-year head coach Paul Trevor would like for

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24 Jan 2011

CSU opens door to spring students

In the wake of the 10.8 percent cut to enrollment experienced during spring 2010, a one-time increase in state funding opened the door to approximately 2,000 new students at SF

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23 Jan 2011

SF Sketchfest rings in the laughs

If you had told Garry Shandling 30 years ago that 1,400 people would pay money and crowd into a theater to see him, he probably would have made a joke that

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22 Jan 2011

Anti-abortion supporters rally thousands in San Francisco

Thousands of anti-abortion and abortion rights advocates flooded The Embarcadero’s Justin Herman Plaza on Saturday for the seventh annual Walk for Life West Coast. The rally occurred amidst heightened attention over

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22 Jan 2011

Life with debt is better than life with no degree

Welcome to another semester at SF State. Only this time, the typical dread of ending the month-long winter holiday and going back to school should be the least of your

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22 Jan 2011

Edwin Lee voted in as interim mayor of San Francisco

Following a months-long stand off between progressives and moderates on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, Edwin Lee was unanimously voted in as interim mayor of San Francisco on Jan. 11.

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21 Jan 2011

Iconic board game comes to life

There was a gun shot in the dark, a scream, and suddenly there was a dead body on the floor of the billiards room, and everyone was a suspect. Colonel

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20 Jan 2011

UPAC recommends college merger

The University Planning Advisory Council released a 13-page report today with several recommendations for easing the estimated $32 million deficit that now faces SF State. The 12-member council, established in December 2009

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19 Jan 2011

Cheer coach may "resolve" case Feb. 15

Ashlee Nicole Haley, the former SF State cheer coach, charged with multiple felonies including grand theft, made her appearance in San Francisco Superior Court today for a pre-hearing conference at

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12 Jan 2011

Governor proposes cuts to higher education

New budget proposal cuts education funding in order to balance state budget.

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14 Dec 2010

Friends, family mourn loss of fellow student

Todd Eugene Kendrick, an 18-year-old freshman at SF State, loved video games and his pet lizards. He had a veracious appetite for life and never feared trying new things. He

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14 Dec 2010

STAFF EDITORIAL: Board of Supervisors lacks courage

With Gavin Newsom now Lt. Gov.-elect, the city charter states that the board of supervisors chooses the new interim mayor. That was five weeks ago…and counting.

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14 Dec 2010

Lady gators fail to recover from previous defeat

Like pangs in expanding legs and arms, the SF State Gators women’s basketball team is experiencing growing pains with their second loss during the California Collegiate Athletic Association/Pac West Challenge

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13 Dec 2010

Going under the knife for 15 minutes of fame

Bridalplasty, which debuted Nov. 28, features a group of engaged women competing for a laundry list of surgical procedures.

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12 Dec 2010

LGBT activists protest UN vote to execute gays

A group of LGBT supporters and activists gathered at the United Nations Plaza in downtown San Francisco Dec. 11 to condemn the international organization’s mid-November vote to exclude gays from

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10 Dec 2010

Spring semester syllabi shifts

The SF State Academic Senate recently passed a policy that will require faculty to include on their syllabi University-approved student learning outcomes. These outcomes will be linked to assignments students

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