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SF State Theatre Arts Department breathes new life into "The Barber of Seville"

Natasha Artavia

August 24, 2011

Welcoming students old and new, the Theater Arts Department is presenting "The Barber of Seville" for the second time this year in hopes of not only providing great entertainment but also spotlighting one of the more creative ...

New sports bar in Parkmerced caters to thirsty SF State students

Cailie Skelton

August 22, 2011

Offering more than just the convenience of a quick drink, Park 77, a new bar that has opened up just blocks away from campus, offers a local, neighborhood feel with patrons varying from SF Statestudents to people who were raised in the surr...

PHOTOS: SF State debuts "Barber of Seville"

Gil Riego Jr.

August 21, 2011

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10 cheap things to do this summer for penny-pinching students

Spencer Devine

May 19, 2011

After tuition, books, rent and all the other countless academic expenses, students can be left feeling a little strapped for cash by the time summer rolls around. Don't worry! Here's a list of ten affordable things to do in San...

Delicious dining options post-graduation

Scott Graf

May 18, 2011

For those students looking to celebrate after graduation with a delicious meal on their parents' dime, Xpress has compiled this list of San Francisco eateries. Boulevard- A San Francisco staple for over 17 years, chef Nancy Oakes offers locally sourced n...

What do you think a bachelor's degree is worth today?

Xpress Staff

May 16, 2011

With the cost of higher education steadily increasing, SF State students reassess the worth of a bachelor's degree in today's competitive job market. Devian Reyes, a 19-year-old sophomore studying studio painting and drawi...

Balompié Cafe in Mission serves up honest Salvadoran food

Sara Donchey

May 16, 2011

In the day of dining gimmicks and overly-complicated dishes, Balompié Café reminds restaurant-goers in the Mission district that good food shouldn’t have to pretend to be good food. Tucked away from the bedlam of Mission Street on the less-traveled corner of 18th and Capp ...

VIDEO: Experiencing Bay to Breakers 2011

Gil Riego Jr.

May 15, 2011

The 100th annual Bay to Breakers has come to be known as one of the most unique footraces in the country. At 7 a.m. athletes and citizens fill the streets of San Francisco to run, jog, walk and drink their way across the sev...

"Dragons & Dresses & Ducklings Oh My!”

Spencer Devine

May 10, 2011

A flurry of color dances across the stage of the Humanities lecture hall.  Children in the audience laugh as giant ducks, jellybeans, a dragon and an outrageous duke perform not only to produce simple entertainment, but also to ...

San Francisco comedian and student balances jokes with grades

Brittany Doohan

May 3, 2011

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bRo5EbSwpdE[/youtube] SF State student leaves the city cracking up with jokes that hit close to home. Zach Chiappellone, 24, gets his material from observing what goes on around him. "I'm...

VIDEO: Runway 2011: Enchantment

Gil Riego Jr.

April 28, 2011

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hr7J4HNksRM&feature=channel_video_title[/youtube] Runway 2011: Enchantment is an annual event held by SF State's Apparel Design and Merchandising program. Student designers showcased...

Tricyclists burn plastic at annual Bring Your Own Big Wheel Race

Spencer Devine

April 27, 2011

Thousands of determined riders took to the streets of one of the city's most treacherous hills in a daring downhill slalom Sunday, while riding…plastic tricycles? The participants assembled at 20th and Vermont streets for the 11th annual Bring Your Own Big Wheel Race ...

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