Golden Gate Xpress

Latinos spend most at cinema, but least represented on screens

Jonathan Ramos

December 3, 2013

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. Four guys enter a dark movie theater: a Salvadoran, a Brazilian, a Persian and a Japanese guy. Their median age is 27 and they’ve just paid $40 to see the latest Judi Dench flick “Philomena.” They...

Costly Rhythms Music Festival attracts low student turnout

Jonathan Ramos

May 7, 2013

[set_id=72157633444991328] With a headliner as prominent as Big Boi, of the Grammy award-winning hip-hop duo OutKast, and a price tag of $30,000, one might expect Thursday night’s Rhythms Music Festival to be a jam-packed affair. ...

CA bill will make online courses transferable

Jonathan Ramos

March 20, 2013

Students are all too familiar with the sting of being rejected from an overcrowded class and the hopelessness of signing up for yet another wait list. Those days of despair may soon be a thing of the past when the California...

Oscar-nominated alumni anticipate award night

Jonathan Ramos

February 21, 2013

It's hard to imagine what being stranded in a boat with a Bengal tiger has to do with the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis. It turns out their connection runs straight through the Creative Arts Department at SF State. Alumni David...

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