A 9.0 magnitude earthquake, a 30-foot tall tsunami and a melting nuclear reactor are just the beginning.
Whole villages have been swept away. The power is out. Roads, airports and rail lines are all buried under water and debris, making logistics impossible. Food and water supplies
Charlie Sheen is not winning.
At the moment, he is out of a job, has lost custody of his young sons and is riding his newfound Twitter fame all the way to becoming an “E! True Hollywood Story” cautionary tale.
The real winners are the 1.5 million
With the fracture of state legislatures between Republican and Democrat lawmakers sweeping the country, the American political system is further deteriorating.
It appears that this fracture is no longer bureaucratic posturing to garner votes and stay in office. Nor is it simple punditry bickering. Rather, it
Hold the presses! Someone has outshined the Biebs.
It’s not another teen idol, natural disaster or foreign uprising against tyranny that’s making headlines, though.
According to the New York Times, the Obama administration made the decision to continue to hold detainees who have not been charged at
When is it wrong to report a crime? When the U.S. military is the guilty party, of course.
Bradley Manning, a 23-year-old U.S. Army soldier, is currently being held in solitary confinement and withstanding unreasonable treatment for allegedly exposing cables documenting military war crimes.
Manning has been
Flash back to March 4, 2010.
Last year’s Day of Action united students in all levels of the California education system.
People protested. Walk-outs took place statewide. Kindergarten through higher education students worked together to create a demonstration of outrage that couldn’t be ignored. Nationwide, 23 states
Nick Lera graduated from the University with a bachelor’s degree in English literature in 2009 and is a graduate student in the Teacher Credential Program.
With college consolidation, a $33-million deficit and severe staff cutbacks looming, SF State is facing some unprecedented hurdles.
As the University looks
Obesity is a major problem in the United States, and children may be this deadly epidemic's most helpless victims.
The Nemours Center for Children's Health Media, a nonprofit organization dedicated to children's health, estimated that approximately one in three children are obese. These kids are at risk
The House made an appalling vote last week to strip federal funding from the national health care provider Planned Parenthood. The anti-choice Congress touted a message of tough cuts for tough times as they suggested that the services were not fundamental enough to earmark a
Cee Lo Green joined forces with Gwyneth Paltrow and a band of Muppets for a performance inspired by Elton John circa 1977 at this year’s 53rd Annual Grammy Awards.
This odd collection of a 2011 Grammy award winner, an Oscar-winning actress and Jim Henson’s creations put on
You know it's an amazing time when just about everyone can carry around some pissed off birds, an illegal record store, and can access every thought from friends and strangers with the tap or swipe of a handheld screen.
While that may be a miracle to
What does $1.2 billion buy?
Well, over the next few decades, it could potentially buy a complete transformation of the aging Villas Parkmerced development.
If the plans go through, Parkmerced, which is already the largest apartment community in San Francisco with 3,221 units, would grow to 8,900
By Venise Wagner, Journalism Department Chair
The University Planning Advisory Council has placed before the faculty three options for reconfiguring the University from eight to six or seven colleges. The proposed change will ostensibly save SF State $1 million. The University must find a total of
Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak’s monumental decision to relinquish his 30 years of dictatorial power on Feb. 11 is bigger than you may think.
In the world’s most volatile region, millions of Egyptians took to the streets and brilliantly utilized the power of protest to topple
It’s really no surprise that SF State has made the decision to introduce an environmental sustainability course into the general education requirements, especially since the city consistently supports sustainable practices like mandatory composting and the plastic bag ban.
For a campus that boasts academic excellence and
I should hope that when I am an old man that I get to live out all the clichés: playing chess in the park, eating butterscotch pudding, always having hard candy in a bowl, and yelling at whippersnappers to get off my lawn, but with the way
The Academic Senate’s recent approval requiring students to take an environmental sustainability course for general education is the right direction at the wrong time.
SF State is currently in an $18 million deficit, and if these courses are created as early as fall 2012, these questions
It’s no surprise that President Robert A. Corrigan accepted the majority of recommendations given by the University Planning Advisory Council. The plan was of his own devising.
Not only did Corrigan handpick each of the 12 council members, but it has become increasingly more obvious which
When a police officer takes the Law Enforcement Oath of Honor, they swear to have the courage to hold themselves accountable for their actions.
But with such incidents as last month when an agitated man allegedly stabbed a San Francisco officer and was almost immediately shot
Generation Y has proved that women's rights are passé. All that feminist squawking and arguing about things like domestic violence, equal pay and the impossible beauty standards enforced by the swindling mass media is useless. Since our rights were established during the women's liberation movement,
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The sex talk can be an awkward occasion, especially if you’re required to sign a contract about your individual sexual activity with your brand new roommate and overlooking resident assistant.
For students living in University housing, this is
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When San Francisco last conducted a citywide count of the homeless population in 2009, it concluded that there were 6,514 homeless people.
By most accounts, however, that number was far from exact. The system by which the city arrived
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 going deserves that distinction, least of all a Vince Lombardi trophy and a diamond-encrusted ring.
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.
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 be the editor-in-chief of this publication for this semester.
Over the break, we at [X]press have been
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 estimated $32 million in additional funding cuts to the University that Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed budget would
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 worries.
If you protested rising student fees and the lack of class options in past years, then
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
Bridalplasty, which debuted Nov. 28, features a group of engaged women competing for a laundry list of surgical procedures.