Golden Gate Xpress

Students react to major changes to campus

Chris Ternate

April 27, 2011

Volcanoes and plate tectonics usually do not reside in concepts of perception and personality, but come July 1, geoscience will be lumped together with psychology in the larger College of Science and Engineering. With SF State...

Competition keeps NBA players dedicated

Chris Ternate

April 26, 2011

On a list of growing disappointments that result from crushing budget deficits, a lack of jobs and an overall shaky economy, the last thing we'd want to include on that list would be sports. Yet in the last 10 years, American...

VIDEO: San Francisco celebrates the 44th Cherry Blossom Parade in Japantown

Chris Ternate

April 19, 2011

  Amid the sounds of heavy Taiko drumming, shamisens and cheering crowds, the call for aid in Japan could still be heard and, more importantly, answered. In the wake of the tsunami that devastated Japan, participants and...

Students for Quality Education members to meet with President Corrigan

Chris Ternate

April 13, 2011

Students for Quality Education members, SF State staff and even students in passing caught the attention of Vice President for University Advancement Robert J. Nava today when a group of 60 occupied the Administration building. The...

Duo mixes business with pleasure on the turntables

Chris Ternate

April 5, 2011

For the most dedicated artists, the tunes and beats bouncing in their heads can never be harnessed. This love for music can often lead them to live in the studio. For CCSF students Austin Jacobsen and Daniel Gomez, this could not be...

North Beach brings back vinyl to benefit homeless

Chris Ternate

March 17, 2011

The walls of North Beach’s Gallery 28 looked as if a rainbow exploded inside a Capitol Records office. Gallery 28 hosted the opening reception for an exhibit March 2 called Vinyl Transformations, in which records served as th...

Artist paints to benefit life

Chris Ternate

March 8, 2011

Staring back at the face in a painting, tears start to build in Trinh Mai's eyes. She is reminded of a distant connection she shares with this little boy she has never met, thousands of miles away in Cambodia. The boy's portr...

Cal students question next move for Day of Action

Chris Ternate

March 2, 2011

Attendance for an afternoon protest outside UC Berkeley's Benjamin Wheeler Hall Wednesday was slim. Joining schools throughout the Bay Area, UC Berkeley students held events throughout the day, culminating in a late afternoon...

Olmec civilization comes to life at the de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park

Chris Ternate

February 21, 2011

Surrounded by relics of their past, the heads of ancient Olmec rulers sit, carved out of stone and preserved in the form of massive sculptures peering out at visitors. These monumental works of art at the de Young Museum h...

Restaurant Review: French soul food spices up Civic Center

Chris Ternate

February 8, 2011

Soul food is neither fancy nor utterly complex. It’s not cooked with utmost precision, nor is it commonly made under perfect conditions with the finest and rarest ingredients. And frankly, it shouldn’t be. The food at Br...

B-boys break it down, vie for King of the Hill

Chris Ternate

February 1, 2011

Surrounded by a circle of cheering fans, drenched in sweat and exhausted, a dancer stood before a gauntlet of seven others hungry to topple him from his position. In an effort to reach out to the community, SF State's Pil...

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