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At the outset
Activism is in the air at SF State, as a group of students gathered in the Ethnic Studies Hall earlier this evening to brainstorm ways to save their sister school, City College of San Francisco.
City College was recently put on sanction by the Accrediting Commission
The Fresno Pacific Sunbirds came out on top this afternoon, Feb. 1, with seven runs while the SF State Gators fell short with two. Head back to The Swamp at Maloney Field at SF State Feb. 2 to watch the SF State Gators take on
I had just walked out of the bathroom after filming White Arrows guitarist JP Caballero shave, brush his teeth and talk about his time at UCLA when I realized “oh yeah, I’m supposed to be reviewing this show.”
While some students race around campus trying to add classes during the first week of school, third-year biology major Susan Hoang has given up that path.
Hoang, like many disgruntled students, has had problems enrolling in many of her core courses. The issue has been an
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="239" caption="The basement and first floor of the Creative Arts Building at SF State is reported to have flooded early Wednesday morning, Jan. 30, 2013, due to a pipe that burst. All classes have been canceled until further notice and an investigation
California’s state plan for public education promises college students affordable higher education, but a steady decrease in state funding for the past 50 years threatens that promise.
In fact, 81 percent of Californians say that California's public university regents and trustees are not doing enough to
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Coach Paul Trevor motivates the Gator men's basketball team during a timeout in their 63-49 win over the Sonoma State Seawolves Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012. Photo by Gerardo Recinos / Xpress"][/caption]
The Gators were able to stifle the Sonoma State offense in
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Decensae White (32) shoots from the free throw line during a game against the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters Dec. 1, 2012. The Gators went on to win 60-55. Photo by John Ornelas / Xpress"][/caption]
Against all odds, Decensae White was determined to
‘Tis the season for finals and tuition payments as the holiday season begins and the end of the year draws near.
As students, faculty and staff prepare to close the semester, holiday spirit is emerging all over SF State. The Children’s Campus is getting in the
The Gators opened up CCAA play against the Cal State East Bay Pioneers Friday night in a fiercely competitive match that ended 80-76 to the Pioneers.
The game had the makings of a prizefight, with both teams striking heavy blows early on, only to be put
The rainy weather dampened more than just the ground as the Gators lost their third conference game of the season, 38-46, to the Cal State East Bay Pioneers.
After scoring evenly in the first seven minutes of the game, the Gators began to lose their initial
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="History lecturer Mark Sigmon will be teaching the baseball history class starting Spring 2013 at SF State. Sigmon's class will be a revival of the class formerly taught by Jules Tygiel until 2008, when Tygiel died of cancer that year. Photo
The Student Involvement and Career Center at SF State had nine staff members and one manager in 2008. Four years later, only one counselor remains to assist more than 30,000 students.
The center was organized to help students with a future career, but a lot of
[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.
iLearn is preparing to get revamped with new features just in time for the upcoming spring semester.
Academic Technology, a resource that offers services for SF State's learning systems such as CourseStream and LabSpace, recently unveiled a plan for an updated version of iLearn which will
SF State recently opened its doors to a new disability institute with hopes of educating students, staff and faculty about disability history and encouraging empowerment on campus.
Located in the Humanities Building, the Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability has made its prime focus to promote disability
Clinching a berth for the first time in school history, the SF State men's cross country team is headed to championships after finishing fourth at NCAA Division II Regionals in Hawaii on Saturday.
Junior Bruk Assefa led the team with a ninth place finish overall with a time
Feathers and Spam and mimes, oh my! Students in The Depot on Wednesday night found themselves bouncing between the World Series broadcast and the silly, sexy stylings of the Barbary Coast Burlesque troupe.
Returning to The Depot stage for the fifth consecutive year, Barbary Coast Burlesque
The SAFE Place and other SF State sexual and relationship health educators are getting the word out about domestic violence and sexual assault on campus.
Today marks the fifth year that The SAFE Place has sponsored Walk in Her Heels—a campus event that raises awareness about
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Creativity can flourish anywhere, but it’s better in a
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Patrick Celtic O'Sullivan, 33, is an SF State alumnus that created the live show "All About Walken," a sketch comedy act that walks the audience through the life of Christopher Walken. Among his other projects, he was cast on the ABC
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An arsonist has struck four times this semester, nearly matching the total
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As the victory rain poured down at AT&T Park, SF
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="SF State Gators' Michelle Kay (6), left, and Cal Poly Pomona Broncos' Nicole Killigrew (4), right, play at a game at SF State on Sunday, October 21, 2012. The Gators lost 0-2. Photo by Andy Sweet / Xpress"][/caption]
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[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Sam Merritt (20), SF State defender fights for control of the ball from Cal Poly Pomona's Johnny Mercer (20), at Cox Stadium, Oct. 21, 2012. Photo by Sam Battles/ Xpress"][/caption]
The Gators find their form in their second consecutive win of the
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="SF State Gators' Jorge Valadas (21), center, and Cal State Monterey Bay's Dylan Niven (9), right, tussle for the ball during the soccer game at Cox Stadium in San Francisco Friday, Oct. 19, 2012. Photo by Godofredo Vasquez / Xpress"][/caption]
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Chants echo through the halls of the
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="The Alexander String Quartet and guest artists performed at Knuth Hall in the Creative Arts building on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012. Photo by Andy Sweet / Xpress"][/caption]
The excitement buzzing around the corridors of the Creative Arts Building for the 57th season of
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[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="SF State student and Parkmerced resident, Jack Veronin, center, fills out an energy survey and pledge. CALPIRG volunteers and SF State students, Kostas Apostolopoulos, left, and Ashley Graham, right, handed the pledges to conserve energy last Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. Photo
Ahmina James hopes to dispel misconceptions and share her Islamic beliefs with fellow students during Islamic Awareness Week at SF State.
“Instead of listening and asking questions, people are participating and doing,” said James, who is a senior political science major and the dawah coordinator, Islamic
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Mike McNeill watches the ball’s path as it cuts through the air toward the keeper, judging the potency
[caption id="attachment_33744" align="alignnone" width="616" caption="Michael Milano rehearses for the play "La Cajita," written by Ben Calabrese, on the McKenna Theatre for the first official run through of the Original One-Acts: Fringe on the Main Stage. The playwrights hope to provide grand productions despite their small