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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...

A date with Anyaka Munro

Gil Riego Jr.

February 21, 2011

Jose Camins is a 28-year-old male passing time as a server at the Cheesecake Factory in San Francisco's Union Square. He spends most of his day serving to the whims of "ungreatful customers who don't know how to tip." While his...

Gator men 14-9 after loss to Lumberjacks

Juan Martinez

February 19, 2011

The SF State men’s basketball team suffered a tough 78-65 loss at home Friday to the Humboldt State Lumberjacks. The Gators are 14-9 overall and 12-7 in the California Collegiate Athletic Association after last night's game. Leading...

National Condom Week brings promotion of the female condom

Jennifer Terman

February 17, 2011

The Peer Educators Advocating Campus Health group gave out bags of free condoms and lubricant this week as part of National Condom Week. PEACH, a peer program dedicated to promoting positive health decision in nutrition and sexuality...

Faculty vote on college merger currently underway

Xpress Staff

February 16, 2011

A campus-wide faculty referendum is current­ly taking place this week concerning the Univer­sity Planning Advisory Council’s recommendation to reduce the number of colleges from an eight to a six-college “plus one” structure....

Offer made to former cheer coach in embezzlement case

Megan Taros

February 15, 2011

Ashlee Nicole Haley, the former SF State cheer coach who is charged with 29 criminal offenses including one felony count of embezzlement, was set to have a recommendation for sentencing at 9 a.m. at the Hall of Justice Tuesd...

Stow Lake set for upgrade

Jennifer Terman

February 15, 2011

The tranquil waters of the Golden Gate Park landmark Stow Lake will undergo changes after a new concession lease for its neighboring boathouse goes into effect in mid-March. New tables, a new fleet of boats, and a change from...

Stars shine bright for SF Filipino community

Noemy Mena

February 15, 2011

On Feb. 11, SF State's Beta Phi sorority hosted the Starlight Show – a dance, poetry and spoken word event – to help fundraise for a local non-profit, Books for Love. The multi-faceted showcase, held in Jack Adams Hall ...

Gators caught kissing in the rain

Aaron Salazar

February 15, 2011

Despite the cold weather, Malcolm X Plaza heated up with Valentine’s Day fever as couples leaned close together and stared deep into each other’s eyes. But the only public display of affection was with a three-inch plasti...

Castro 'Honor Walk' to pay tribute to LGBT icons

Brenda Reyes

February 15, 2011

People touring the Castro district will soon have more than its iconic flag to photograph as the development of the San Francisco Rainbow Honor Walk – a proposed collection of influential lesbian, gay, bisexual and tran...

Planned Egypt protest becomes memorial for Egyptian dead

Christine Tjandra

February 14, 2011

  In the wake of President Hosni Mubarak's resignation, approximately 50 demonstrators gathered in front of City Hall to show their support for the Egyptian protestors Saturday. Arabic chants of "Long live Egypt!" rang...

Protesters celebrate Mubarak resignation

Christine Tjandra

February 12, 2011

An initial protest transformed into celebration Friday after former president of Egypt Hosni Mubarak resigned from office after 18 days of democratic demonstrations. The ANSWER Coalition’s planned protest at UN Plaza Feb. 11...

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