15 Mar 2017

Gators split series with nationally-ranked Wildcats

The Gators battled their hearts out but were unable to shut out nationally-ranked number six Chico State University in the second half of the softball series Wednesday, March 15 at

10 Mar 2017

SF State splits series with San Marcos

In a double header against California State University, San Marcos Friday, the Gators walked away splitting the games in half 6-1 and 1-2. In game one, Gator pitcher Megan Clark

10 Mar 2017

Gator baseball, student-athletes rock the Swamp in support of men’s basketball

Anyone who’s seen an SF State men’s basketball game at Don Nasser Family Plaza this season has most likely noticed a lot of raucous, energized Gators cheering on their fellow

10 Mar 2017

All-Conference Gators leading the way in historic season

Although they fell short in the CCAA championship game against University of California, San Diego Saturday night, the Gators are having an extraordinary season. This point was highlighted this weekend

15 Feb 2017

SF State adds award winning sports information director

After the departure of sports information director Joe Danahey at the end of 2016, SF State’s athletic department hired Brandon Davis as acting associate director of athletics for communications and

29 Nov 2016

SF State hosts post-election Community Forum

SF State hosted a Community Forum on November 10, to allow students and faculty a safe space to voice their feelings and opinions regarding Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton.

26 Nov 2016

Waiting on the sun

Approximately 5,000 people from around the Bay Area gathered on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco to celebrate the sunrise on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016. Held annually since 1975, the ceremony

13 Nov 2016

Voting system questioned in wake of close election

Donald Trump has won the 2016 presidential election but millions of people aren’t ready to throw in the towel and accept that fact just yet. Many are demanding changes to

09 Nov 2016

Hopeful Engardio suffers second loss in District 7

Four years ago, Joel Engardio ran for District 7 Supervisor and placed fourth. Last night, he placed second. Engardio’s watch party took place at the Squat and Gobble restaurant on

17 Oct 2016

White nationalist group no-show at University rally

A news helicopter hovered over Malcolm X Plaza today as students and faculty gathered for a planned rally by a European heritage advocacy organization, but the group unexpectedly changed the

28 Sep 2016

New SF State Task Force To Help Student Success

This September, invitations were sent out to students, staff and faculty to form the first ever campus task force at SF State that will identify barriers to success for first-year

18 May 2016

Exchange life is hard – but gives you so much more than expected!

Before I left Denmark to go on exchange, some Danes said the only pity about me going on exchange to San Francisco was that the city is so similar to Europe.

03 May 2016

SF State exempt from new bill that requires solar panels for new buildings

San Francisco has passed new legislation in an effort to become more energy efficient. All new buildings constructed in San Francisco must be outfitted with solar panels. The new bill passed

26 Apr 2016

The weather isn’t ‘bipolar,’ you’re just ableist

In the past few months the weather has been oscillating randomly from chilly sweater weather to summery heat. Just last Friday I woke up to dreary drizzle, and by the time

12 Apr 2016

San Francisco leads the way with new family leave bill

San Francisco’s new paid family leave law is a big step forward for advocates of the cause. New parents who have worked for a company for at least 180 days

09 Mar 2016

Queer and trans women of color are central focus of new Castro art exhibit

“Sisterhood is Powerful!” read the brightly colored poster that greeted guests at the GLBT History Museum. A new exhibit titled “Feminists to Feministas: Women of Color in Prints and Posters” opened March 4 at the

03 Mar 2016

San Francisco raises age to buy tobacco to 21

The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a measure raising the legal age to purchase tobacco products within San Francisco from 18 to 21 years old. The ordinance is scheduled to

01 Mar 2016

SFO safety precautions border on racial profiling

If you’ve ever seen a young Punjabi man, you’ve probably noticed his turban. Aside from being stylish, it’s a religious sign of spirituality and holiness in the Sikh faith. The

25 Feb 2016

Photography book revisits the Philippine Revolution

Pulitzer Prize winner and SF State assistant professor of photojournalism Kim Komenich celebrated the release of his book “Revolution Revisited” with a photography exhibition and book signing Tuesday at Leica

16 Feb 2016

Students flock to AT&T park to enjoy Giants FanFest

A sea of people, decked out in orange and black, wraps around AT&T Park, patiently waiting in a seemingly never-ending line into the ballpark. Inside is the same herd of orange and black,

03 Feb 2016

Mayor relocates homeless as Super Bowl and El Nino loom

As Super Bowl 50 quickly approaches, San Francisco officials are trying to relocate the city’s homeless from the Embarcadero, where the Super Bowl City complex was constructed, by adding more

26 Jan 2016

Cost of Super Bowl celebrations outweighs the benefit

Super Bowl 50 will be held Feb. 7 in Santa Clara, California, but it won’t be the city of Santa Clara that is paying for it, and two members of

11 Oct 2015

Obama and Kanye West campaign for democratic dollars in San Francisco

President Barack Obama spoke about current issues in America such as gun laws, immigration and the presidential election  at The Warfield Saturday. The speech, which included appearances by Kanye West and the

11 Mar 2015

Anatomy students delve into cadaver dissection

Under the direction of her instructor, SF State junior Caylin Ofsanko made incisions to peel back layers of skin and fat, revealing the muscular tissues of the human arm. This

03 Mar 2015

Batkid plays as inspiration for upcoming film

One little boy’s dream to fight crime as his favorite superhero transformed San Francisco into Gotham City for a day and is now the inspiration for a major motion picture

19 Feb 2015

City College’s fight for accreditation continues

City College of San Francisco will have a chance to respond to, and potentially reverse, the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges’ decision to yank the college’s accreditation following a

12 Mar 2014

Bridge toll raise adds to the rip-off prices of San Francisco

From $6 beers to $10 sandwiches, San Francisco is not the cheapest city to live in — it is the most expensive, finally surpassing New York City. Whether residents are

19 Feb 2014

Fireworks bring in San Francisco’s Chinese New Year, year of the horse

Volunteers from the Ma-Tsu Temple move part of their parade procession Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014. Photo by Ryan Leibrich / Xpress Chinese New Year, also called the Lunar New Year,

29 Oct 2013

SF State votes, but not during this election

[set_id=72157637105713506] In 2012, SF State was a polling location for the first time in three years. With a presidential election and Proposition 30 on the ballot, students shattered the University’s

17 Oct 2013

BART strike approaches: Walkout at midnight

BART trains will not run Friday after unions announced their intention to strike earlier today after a marathon 30-hour bargaining session. Talks between labor and management negotiators broke down and

25 Sep 2013

Taser program standardization stretches statewide for CSU police

While campus police officers across California use pepper spray, guns, handcuffs and batons; SF State’s University Police Department officials propose another tool be added to their utility belt — the

24 Sep 2013

California should legalize non-citizen driver’s licenses

Cartoon by Kirstie Haruta California will soon become the tenth state to offer driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants. The bill, which Gov. Jerry Brown signaled he would sign, will enable

28 Aug 2013

Bay Bridge closes for rest of holiday weekend

The San Francisco Bay Bridge will be closed this week from Wednesday night at 8 p.m. until Tuesday morning at 5 a.m. causing traffic nightmares for residents and SF State

15 Jun 2013

Explosives thrown into downtown restaurant

Police shut down multiple downtown San Francisco streets today after someone allegedly threw a stick of dynamite through a restaurant window according to witnesses. The dynamite left a broken window

25 May 2013

Xpress recommends these San Francisco summer destinations

Now that the stress from finals is finally over, SF State students may wonder what to do with their free time this summer. Across campus students are packing up their dorm

17 May 2013

Pretentious posers taint San Francisco's food scene

Giants won the second World Series in three years. Niners went to the Super Bowl. Warriors are in the playoffs. There has been a lot of smack talk about bandwagoning