14 May 2014

Xpress remembers Stephen Guillermo, Nov. 27, 1987 – May 3, 2014

UPDATE: SF State will award Stephen Guillermo a posthumous degree in international relations this summer, the University announced in a press release. Guillermo, who was shot and killed entering the wrong

14 May 2014

Family seeks justice after slaying of son, SF State student

Family and friends of Stephen Guillermo, an SF State student who was shot and killed after mistakenly entering the wrong apartment, urged the District Attorney this week to investigate the

29 Apr 2014

UPDATED: Fraternity faces scrutiny for possibly denying gay pledges

When Derek Mora became a candidate for an SF State fraternity, he had no idea falling in love with another candidate might affect his chances of being accepted into the

23 Apr 2014

VIDEO: Potentially habitable planet found by SF State professor

[HTML1] A team of astronomers including an SF State professor have discovered the first Earth-size planet that may harbor liquid water in our galaxy’s coveted habitable zone. SF State physics

19 Apr 2014

Five ways to increase your iPhone’s battery life

Apple’s iPhone is chock-full of useful features, but there might be some you don’t need that may be eating away at your battery life. Here are some little-known features and

27 Mar 2014

Murder trial of SF State student could begin this year

The trial of a San Francisco man charged with murdering an SF State student last September could begin by the end of this year, prosecutors said Thursday. Nikhom Thephakaysone, 30,

18 Mar 2014

College of Business invests in 3D printer technology (VIDEO)

[HTML1] Professor Sameer Verma presses print on his laptop. But he isn’t printing a document on a regular inkjet printer. Instead, he is using a Printrbot Jr., a small 3D

04 Mar 2014

SF State alumnus creates ‘social learning network’ for students

Eliezer Guerrero is struggling to solve a problem where he must find two vectors on his physics homework. As the clock hits midnight he realizes that no professor, textbook or

23 Feb 2014

SF State students join Venezuelan anti-government demonstrators

[set_id=72157641443758544] SF State students linked hands with hundreds of demonstrators to form a human chain on the Golden Gate Bridge today in solidarity for mass anti-government protests in Venezuela that

04 Feb 2014

Astronomy professor discovers planet outside Solar System

Dr. Stephen Kane, assistant professor in the physics and astronomy department, has discovered approximately 50 different planets and recently discovered an exoplanet outside of the Solar System. Photo by Tony

27 Jan 2014

Science Building closure sends students to Annex

Students of the biology 100 class meet in the Annex located near Lake Merced Boulevard due to the recent closure of the Science Building. Photo by Tony Santos / Xpress

05 Nov 2013

CSU introduces new online course enrollment

California State University students can enroll in online courses at universities across the state under a new program this fall that looks to increase access to high demand classes and

02 Oct 2013

Suspect in Justin Valdez shooting pleads not guilty

Nikhom Thephakaysone pled not guilty to three felony counts including the alleged murder of SF State sophomore Justin Valdez today at his arraignment. He is being detained without bail. SFPD

27 Sep 2013

Suspect in Justin Valdez shooting faces murder charges

The alleged shooter of SF State sophomore Justin Valdez faces three felony charges including murder, and is being held without bail, the San Francisco District Attorney’s office announced today in a

27 Sep 2013

SF State, friends and family remember Justin Valdez at candlelight vigil

[set_id=72157635960529643] SF State students, professors, friends and family met to remember recently deceased student Justin Valdez at a candlelight vigil yesterday night atop Cesar Chavez Student Center. “He was fearless.

25 Sep 2013

SF State student Justin Valdez shot and killed in Ingleside

UPDATE: Medical examiners have confirmed with Xpress the 20-year-old male victim was SF State sophomore Justin Valdez. San Francisco police have released footage of a homicide suspect taken prior to a

17 Sep 2013

Trey Songz woos Bay Area college students at free concert

R&B’s “Mr. Steal Yo Girl,” otherwise known as Trey Songz, didn’t have to steal any young women at his back-to-school free performance. Still, Trey Songz managed to satisfy the mostly

10 Sep 2013

New 24-hour vending machine provides students with convenience goods

[set_id=72157635470969875] With items like condoms and aspirin in addition to a variety of foods and drinks, the new Shop 24 vending machine is bringing the luxury of a convenience store

04 Sep 2013

Leak found in Creative Arts Building

A small leak from a water pipe was discovered in the Creative Arts Building earlier today forcing SF State to shut off the water and close the restrooms inside the