13 Feb 2019

Community airs frustration with administration at President Search Forum

SF State students, faculty and staff told members of the Trustees Committee for the Selection of the President what they hope to see in the person hired to fill outgoing

05 Feb 2019

Loved ones honor an ‘Angel’

Family, friends and classmates remember SF State junior Angelina Pinedo, who was killed in a Redondo Beach hit-and-run Jan. 26, as a friendly, optimistic, outgoing young woman with a bright

03 Oct 2018

A path into hope and liberation is seen in the “Incarceration to Liberation” mural at SF State, debuting on Oct. 4.

A new mural, titled “Incarceration to Liberation,” will be debuting on Oct. 4 at 4 p.m. at the Cesar Chavez Student Center at SF State. This mural is a work

19 Sep 2018

College students need more education with STDs on the rise

Sexually transmitted diseases are at an all-time high and continue to grow each year. And although it can be an uncomfortable conversation to have, students need to take their sexual

29 Aug 2017

Student voices heard through radio and music

KSFS, a student-run radio station, has a new general manager who hopes to inspire student involvement and create a community of artists working toward their passions.   Mae Powell, 21,

31 Mar 2017

Cesar E. Chavez Mural Celebration addresses the need for political activism

Politicians and activists came together for the Cesar E. Chavez Mural Celebration to discuss a plethora of issues concerning activism and community involvement on Thursday afternoon. Forty to 50 people

18 Nov 2015

Students voice solidarity at vigil for Paris victims

SF State senior Kareezia Younger said she was in her home, 20 minutes away from the Bataclan concert hall in Paris, when she received an alarmed phone call from her

30 Sep 2015

Short films compete for Hollywood gold

The world’s largest student film festival, Campus MovieFest, returned to SF State Sept. 30 as part of its 16th annual world tour. Wednesday marked the start of a week-long scramble

02 Sep 2015

SF State alumnus curates sci-fi exhibit on campus

[slideshow_deploy id=’67100′] Colorful toy guns hung on the walls as bronze, animalistic masks stared at onlookers from across the room and detailed sculptures of futuristic planets dangled from the ceiling.  Eerie

06 May 2015

ASI to draft policy to affect future of mural process

[slideshow_deploy id=’66165′] By incorporating the voices of students, faculty and elected representatives, SF State’s murals have had a long-standing reputation of brazen social justice advocacy and demand for cultural visibility. “Approving

06 May 2015

Muralist uses art to inspire youth community

Twenty years ago, on Cinco De Mayo, Carlos “Kookie” Gonzalez’s mural was dedicated to Cesar Chavez at SF State. Click on the icons to hear the artist talk about specific the

10 Apr 2015

Filipino community celebrates culture and murals

The Filipino community came together in tribute of the 12th Annual Filipino Community Mural celebration at SF State April 8-9. A coalition of six Filipino student organizations, together known as

04 Apr 2015

University Corporation seeks replacement for Asia Express vendor

University Corporation released a Request For Proposals April 3 inviting businesses to apply for tenancy in the Cesar Chavez Student Center. The RFP process will determine which business takes over the

04 Sep 2014

UPDATE: Student center custodians negotiate reparations with university officials after new contract

Custodians of the Cesar Chavez Student Center presented their case today for larger severance payments to a board of university and Associated Students Inc. representatives, months after they lost seniority

Carlos Rosales a custodian for 22 years at SF State pushes a trash can around the bottom floor of the Cesar Chavez Student Center Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014.
01 Sep 2014

Custodial staff loses benefits and more as a result of student center merger

Despite working on campus for over 30 years, one custodian said he started as a “new employee” July 1 after the University took control of the formerly independent student center,

Taylor Michele Cottingim sings and plays guitar during The Depot's Open Mic Night on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Ryan Leibrich / Xpress
01 Sep 2014

The Depot kicks off the semester with musical performances, game nights and more

With the pressure of September academic demands settling in thick, new students will be pleased to find free, convenient fun just under their feet on campus. The Depot, as some

13 May 2014

University plans to shift ownership of Cesar Chavez Student Center

SF State plans to shift control of the Cesar Chavez Student Center from an independent organization to the university’s corporate entity UCorp starting on June 30, a move that may

06 May 2014

Bay Area celebrates 20 years of campus Malcolm X mural

May Day marked the 20th Annual Malcolm X Mural Celebration for SF State, while students and Greek life from around the Bay Area joined together to honor the mural’s creation.

01 Apr 2014

Police investigate alleged viewer of child pornography in Cesar Chavez Student Center

Police have opened an investigation into an incident that occurred March 22 involving a 63-year-old man who allegedly used a computer in the Cesar Chavez Student Center to view child pornography,

12 Nov 2013

Students win big prizes at ASI Casino Night

[set_id=72157637619792916] The Cesar Chavez Student Center may lack the glitz and glamour of the Vegas Strip but on Friday, Nov. 8, the Associated Student, Inc.’s Casino Night brought some of

05 Nov 2013

Cesar Chavez Student Center custodians concerned about auxiliary merger

The merging of the Cesar Chavez Student Center with the Associated Students, Inc. looms overhead leaving the custodians of the student center — and their benefits package — in limbo.

16 Sep 2013

ASI hosts town hall to explain programs and funding

The Associated Students, Inc. is inviting all SF State students to participate in a town hall meeting in The Depot Wednesday, Sept. 18 at noon to learn what ASI does

04 Sep 2013

Transparency imperative in ASI & student center merger

With the merging of two student government bodies at SF State underway, questions about how they will maintain their current services have arisen. The website for the Enhanced Student Auxiliary

28 Aug 2013

ASI, student center merge to synchronize student life

This semester, SF State’s Associated Students, Inc. and Cesar Chavez Student Center are consolidating to become a single enhanced student auxiliary.  The University’s goal to merge both auxiliaries would build

30 Oct 2012

"Fluorescent Virgins" exhibit illuminates local artists' work for Dia de los Muertos

In a dimly lit gallery, images of the Virgin Mary with hands folded in prayer glow through lightbox displays of blinking fluorescent colors. Arranged on ceremonial altars dedicated to the