Golden Gate Xpress

iPhone app helps find open parking spaces in San Francisco

Brenda Reyes

May 3, 2011

Wasting gas, circling the block multiple times and handling business quickly to beat the meter is an experience Jamaal Jenkins, a SF State cultural anthropology major, regularly encounters in downtown San Francisco when parking. “It's the worst when I don't get back ...

Happiness, independence mean creating financial security

Brenda Reyes

May 3, 2011

With the U.S. celebrating its independence July 4, have you ever considered celebrating your own personal independence? Not the independence that you gain when you move 400 miles away from home or the independence of having a...

Future of UPAC uncertain

Brenda Reyes

April 26, 2011

Now that President Robert A. Corrigan has announced that the University is moving forward with its merger to a six-college structure, many questions surrounding the restructuring are being answered. There is one organization,...

Native American human remains returned after 15 years

Brenda Reyes

April 26, 2011

Julie London, who began the University’s Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act program, began a systematic search of all the archaeological storage areas on and off campus to find all the Native American co...

Teach-in discusses days of affordable education

Brenda Reyes

April 13, 2011

Maritza Pulido, a 22-year-old international relations major, will be graduating this spring with degree in hand attached to $31,000 in debt. “This budget situation is disappointing and it enrages you,” she said. Pulido is...

LGBT studies major to be available at CCSF

Brenda Reyes

April 12, 2011

While budget cuts threaten the existence of many programs at California colleges and universities, one San Francisco institution is looking to add one. Faculty at City College of San Francisco is working to create an associate...

Pharmaceutical method utilizes robots to save lives

Brenda Reyes

April 7, 2011

When University of California, San Francisco wanted to increase patient safety, it turned to robotic technology and electronics for superior mechanical efficiency. Today, giant robots count and process the medications received...

Reports of BART seat contamination may be overstating danger

Brenda Reyes

March 16, 2011

Andrea Simpson, an SF State student, has made it a ritual to either change her clothes or shower immediately after the one-hour BART ride from Daly City to her Concord home. The accounting major said she prefers to stand o...

Rising cost of flour impacts local bakeries

Brenda Reyes

March 8, 2011

Aromas of yeast, milk, sugar, butter, eggs, flour and cinnamon emanate from La Mejor Bakery on 24th and Bartlett streets. The alluring smell fills the adjacent sidewalks. The display of Mexican sweet bread attracts commuters waiting for the 48 bus line, an...

Students and faculty picket on 19th and Holloway avenues

Brenda Reyes

March 2, 2011

Students and faculty members demonstrated on 19th and Holloway avenues today in demonstration against pending budget cuts. The protest was in collaboration with a statewide day of action. “Hey hey, ho ho, budget cuts have to go...

SFPD one step closer to carrying Tasers

Brenda Reyes

March 2, 2011

Police officers in the city might soon be able to rely on more than a baton or gun in the pressure of the moment. The San Francisco Police Commission gave approval, with a vote of 6 to 1 Feb. 23, to study the use of Tasers or...

SFPD receives approval to research less-lethal weapons

Brenda Reyes

February 24, 2011

The San Francisco Police Commission voted Wednesday to give the police department permission to research the feasibility, cost, training and development of a plan to allow officers to use less-than-lethal means of force, includi...

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