Multimedia package on the experience of adjusting to college after prison
[HTML1] Video by Tony Santos and Treya Winfield Nearly five years ago, SF State lost its small but talented Ultimate Frisbee club when its founders graduated. Now, the disc-throwing sport is making a return to campus. Two juniors, Gianna Tesler and Graeme Brunst, restarted the club this semester
[HTML1] Design and Industry students built racecars for their first project of the semester. The materials used were a 16 inch sheet of metal, 20 feet of quarter-inch rod, and three in-line skates. The students in the class, taught by Laura Urquiaga, had three weeks to design
[HTML1] Video by Daniel A. Nelson [set_id=72157635603049864] After going completely defeated last year in their debut Division I-AA season, the SF State rugby team hits back with a vengeance. This season, the Gators will focus on getting more wins against division rivals like Stanford, Chico State and San Jose
[HTML1] [set_id=72157635234550195] Last Thursday SF State kicked off the fall semester for incoming and returning students with a plethora of festivities from moving into the dorms to pigging out on campus grub in the series of events known as, Welcome Days. Thursday marked the official move-in day for
[HTML7] [HTML6] SF Commune activists and SF State students gathered at Malcolm X Plaza today in protest of "police brutality" during the removal and arrest of six non-residents from Mary Ward Hall last night. The group of approximately 50 protesters held signs that read "End Police Brutality" and
Editor's Note: There is some graphic content in the videos posted in this article [HTML2] [HTML1] Videos courtesy of Nick Morris and Natasha [HTML3] Several non-residents were arrested and forcefully removed from Mary Ward Hall at SF State this evening after a fire alarm was set off in the dorm. At around
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024"] SF State studio art major Nick Oh addresses Asian American stereotypes through self portraits he calls "bomb houses". These sculptures are made to present the conflict of stereotypes between North Koreans and South Koreans. Photo by Samantha Benedict / Xpress[/caption] A young
By Lulu Orozco The opening celebration of the historic American Indian occupation exhibit “We Are Still Here” echoed through the walls of Alcatraz Island, where occupation veterans, historians and university alumni gathered to give visibility to all native people April 28. “A lot of people just see
[set_id=72157633375486561] By Kristen Martz and Lovelie Faustino As new students living in the dorms at SF State, Gregory DiMartino and Julian Borrego weren't allowed to practice their music in their rooms. Instead, they would walk about campus with their instruments, rehearsing and writing new songs. “Julian and I
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption=""Avenue Q" puppet heads are lined up at the end of a table at a scene shop room in the Creative Arts Building Thursday, April 18, 2013. The Little Theatre will host a preview of the modern musical on Thursday, April
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="SF State student Rachel Larsen prepared Kundiman, or Filipino art song, for her final recital. Larsen's grandmother was her inspiration for the song. Photo by Samantha Benedict / Xpress"][/caption] Standing at a mere 5-foot-3, 22-year-old Rachel Larsen is packed with passion and
Friends, colleagues and loved ones celebrated disability activist and SF State professor Paul Longmore's life and works at the University's downtown campus in a series of speeches titled "Mischievous Entanglements: The Embodied Histories of Paul K. Longmore — Scholar, Teacher, Activist." The SF State history department
Click Here To See Photo Gallery Hundreds of chatty, hungry customers lined up outside the doors waiting to get their fix of free red velvet, tres leches, savory cupcake samples and drinks like wine or house-made cocktails. La Luna Cupcakes is the newest business graduating from
Two walls stood as a blockade to the entrance of Malcolm X Plaza. Students were asked to show their SF State identification before passing through to the Cesar Chavez Student Center to convey the eerie feeling of a borderland territory. This demonstration was brought about by
[HTML2] See "Bicycle routes to SF State" Julie McNamara packs her 12-hour day into her Rickshaw commuter bag before leaving home. The 21-year-old SF State graduating senior is not only double-majoring in English and Spanish, she works part-time teaching English as a second language at Marshall Elementary School in
A crowd of SF State administration and students adorned in colorful costumes stood in a circle cheering for President Leslie E. Wong, Feb. 22, as he danced at the center of Malcolm X Plaza. Seconds later, the beat of the music dropped and the SF State
[HTML1] A trio of self-proclaimed born-again Christians known as Cry to God gathered at the Quad in front of Malcolm X Plaza at SF State earlier today, Feb. 14 in an attempt to evangelize students, according to the group. “Stop masturbating and start believing in Jesus,” shouted
We asked SF State students how they feel about online education. Hopefully they enjoy it, because I consider this blog to be a form of online education for the masses.
Multimedia editor for Xpress, Wyatt McCall, searched the SF State campus for students who have Super Bowl traditions that they stick to every year. Here you can see students talk about their favorite yearly celebrations.
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="SF State students perform a modern rendition of the Greek play Eurydice directed by Ben Calabrese. The cast went through their first practice in the Studio Theatre in the Creative Arts Building on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. Photo by Andy Sweet
Fred Dodsworth, a man not shy of an abundance of charm and energy, speaks out about his choices to go back to school and sheds a little light for those who may be seeking guidance when coming out of the university tunnel in hopes of
From their involvement in the Civil Rights Movement to their continuing struggle today to help the Filipino WWII Veterans acquire benefits, the Filipino American community of San Francisco continuously expands its rich history. Filipino American community leaders in San Francisco in the '60s paved the way
Many people enjoy playing video games like Street Fighter, but a select few have dedicated their lives to becoming the very best and competing at the highest levels. The people who come to watch these events view fighting games as more than just a hobby —
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Ms. Vagina Jenkins performs a burlesque routine at the Queer Rebels Winter Shindig at El Rio in San Francisco, Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012. Queer Rebels of the Harlem Renaissance is a production that embraces a diverse range of artistic genres and
[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/51562033[/vimeo] Walter Biondi is 94 years old. He joined the Pacific Rod and Gun Club in 1980 after his retirement, and he teaches skeet shooting at the club for almost 20 years. The Pacific Rod and Gun Club was established in 1934. It served as the only shooting facility in
Xpress catches up with students from the Intramural Soccer League during one of their indoor practices. Students meet up in the gym Monday nights starting at 7 p.m. to engage in friendly competition while honing their soccer skills.
The stage of SF State's Little Theatre is an arena of manufactured shadows. Giant mirror-plated pillars surround the stage and can be rotated on command to bounce the ominous lighting in any direction. Xpress caught up with some of the actors and the director backstage
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Johana Duarte celebrates after bowling a strike at Classic Bowling Center in Daly City, Monday, Nov. 5, 2012. Duarte is a member of the Residential Life Department at SF State and regularly gets together with other faculty and staff to bowl.
San Francisco State University Photojournalism V students collaborated for multimedia coverage of the 2012 General Election in the Bay Area. Students went to several different polling places across San Francisco and one in Antioch.
Freshman Karina Banuelos votes for the first time, after four years of being invested in the Obama campaign. Banuelos is a sociology major, working her way through school. She believes that being socially aware could help prevent future corruption in the government.
Golden Gate Xpress spoke with street skateboarder Paul Rodriguez about maintaining a good balance between street skating and park skating. See why Rodriguez's passion lies in street skating and the amount of dedication it takes to land one trick perfectly.
SF State feline enthusiasts gathered food donations today to help support and feed feral cats living on campus. There are currently about a dozen fixed feral cats living at SF State, according to Brigid Duffy, administrative analyst and specialist for Academic Technology and Campus Cat Committee
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Nerd JERK intern Christel Macabeo runs the booth at the Alternative Press Expo Oct. 13 while Stephanie Cortes, the owner of the plush toy company, prepares for her wedding that was held at the expo. Photo by Kevin Skahan / Xpress."][/caption] Fast-talking
If kicking and punching the air to upbeat music or robotically stepping up and down a portable plastic step doesn’t sound like an enjoyable workout plan, why not stay in shape with a Latin-based dance party? SF State’s Campus Recreation department is now offering Zumba as