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Editor’s note on last week’s ethnic studies issue

Xpress Staff

October 15, 2019

As a publication, we want to sincerely apologize to the Africana Studies department, Black Student Union, Arab and Muslim Ethnicities Diaspora department, and any other groups who were affected by the lack of representation ...

Let’s respect and support youth activists

Arianne Arciaga

October 15, 2019

Greta Thunberg, 16, was nominated for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, losing to Abiy Ahmed Ali. However, the work that Thunberg accomplished did not go unnoticed. Her speech to the world leaders at the United Nations Climate Action ...

Feeling the ‘Earfquake’

Karamel NunezMartinez, Editor in chief

October 15, 2019

The curtains drew as Tyler's newest persona, Igor, stepped onto the stage in a pink and red block colored suit and a blond bob wig. Igor stood center stage as his theme rang throughout the auditorium and kicked off his performa...

K-12 students should have Ethnic Studies

Kerasa Dimitrios Tsokas, Opinion Editor

October 7, 2019

An assembly bill, which would require undergraduate students to take a three-unit ethnic studies course for CSU curriculum, is working its way through the California Legislature. The bill, if passed, would go into effect beginning the 2020-21 academic year.    The strike which lasted for five mo...

Philips delivers a dark fresh take in Joker origin story

Andrew Leal, Print Managing Editor

October 7, 2019

The new film “Joker” is out in theaters, giving audiences a reason to “smile and put on a happy face.”  Director Todd Phillips delivers a hit with his new origin story about the infamous Batman antagonist, the...

California’s Fire Season sparks people to question the use of N95 Respirators

Karamel NunezMartinez, Editor in chief

October 4, 2019

During last year's big wildfire, I received a lot of scrutiny from friends and relatives since I have asthma. Having a difficult time breathing on a regular day, people were worried to see that I wasn’t wearing a mask or so...

Democrats are rushing to impeach Trump

Andrew Leal, Print Managing Editor

October 4, 2019

Three House committee chairmen issued a subpoena to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sept. 27 to request documents they believe would support an allegation that President Donald Trump asked Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky...

Jesse’s Major League Baseball postseason predictions

Jesse Gomez

October 1, 2019

October is upon us which guarantees a few things, the days are shorter and playoff baseball is right around the corner. The grueling grind of a 162-game season that spans from March to September came to an end on Sunday. AL...

Thoughts and prayers aren’t enough, we need strict gun laws!

Shelley Wang

October 1, 2019

People used to visit places like churches, grocery stores and schools without fear, but that is surely not the case anymore. Shooting massacres and the drastic increase in gun violence have brought fear into the lives of many people.&...

Students pay campus amenities fees regardless of use

Alondra Gallardo, Online Managing Editor

September 28, 2019

Students enrolled at SF State and living off-campus for the 2019-2020 school year can expect to pay $1,587 of their tuition costs on transportation, according to the Office of Student Financial Aid. Students who commute on...

Fraternities and sororities are appropriating Greek culture

Kerasa Dimitrios Tsokas, Opinion Editor

September 28, 2019

An article published on Sept. 5 by USA Today discussing fraternity deaths mentioned the word “Greek” 14 times.  When hazing gets mentioned in the news, somewhere further down the sentence there is bound to be the word ...

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