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California needs to stop neglecting public education and offer more scholarships

Xpress Staff

October 19, 2012

We all know that a college workload is hard enough, but adding a job or two jobs on top of that can be nearly impossible. When higher education is the key to unlocking a promising future, every little bit helps. That’s where...

Supervisor Wiener's nudity ban would strip San Francisco's culture

Noemy Mena

October 19, 2012

From Bay to Breakers to Folsom Street Fair and SF Pride Parade, people flock to the city to see what San Francisco’s culture is about. It’s fairly safe to say there’s nothing like an SF party once the clothes start comin...

Social Media Privacy Act no substitute for common sense

Xpress Staff

October 11, 2012

Remember that time you got wasted and took your shirt off at that party? Or posted that picture with that mountain of beer you bought for that camping trip? Even if you don’t, the internet does. California Senate Bill 1349,...

CSU tuition increase consultation law proves good step in right direction but not the cure

Xpress Staff

October 4, 2012

Mixed news came out of Sacramento Sept. 27 as Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 970 into law. The Legislature is now requiring the CSU Board of Trustees to consult with students before implementing additional tuition ra...

Say yes to Prop. 37 and goodbye to food industry's smoke and mirrors

Elissa Torres

October 4, 2012

Crunch! Yum! You taste that? It looks like an apple, it tastes like an apple, but it’s not really an apple. That delicious red fruit was engineered in a lab. It consists of parts of apples, potatoes, pesticides and broccoli...

Hydraulic fracking will add a radioactive cocktail to your glass of water

Elissa Torres

September 27, 2012

California is one of the most liberal states, a leader in “green thinking” and the nation’s fourth largest oil-producing state, with more than 350 hydraulic fracturing wells stretching from Northern California all the way...

There's too much at stake this general election for voter apathy

Xpress Staff

September 27, 2012

After a three-year hiatus, SF State student residents will once again be able to vote on campus this November. But will they? As journalists, we are aware of the importance of participating in the democratic process and we would lik...

Welcoming SF State's shift of focus to athletics

Xpress Staff

September 20, 2012

SF State is awash with athletic gear. On a short stroll through campus you’ll encounter hats and shirts supporting the Giants, A’s, Raiders, 49ers and even the lowly Warriors. It doesn’t take a detailed statistical analysis...

Why chivalry is obsolete in today's age

Brad Wilson

September 20, 2012

Is chivalry dead? Maybe not, but it’s certainly on its deathbed. I’m a cynic and my sarcastic sense of humor has often been cited as rude, but it does make life a bit easier when we live by the “do unto others...” rule. Chivalry...

An SF State student's disappointment with dissolution of language programs

Angela Raiford

September 13, 2012

In 2010, more than 14 million people all over the world were learning to speak German, according to statistics published by Netzwerk Deutsch. I took my first German language course in Spring 2010. The room was bustling with bad...

SF State's ethnicity survey too limiting for our campus

Xpress Staff

September 13, 2012

In March of this year the University became an Asian American, Native American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution, building on its status as one of the nation's most diverse campuses. Since August, the University has been...

Recycling should be higher priority for SF State

Xpress Staff

September 5, 2012

Picture a plethora of trash cans, scattered about our beautiful campus, overflowing with half-eaten pizza, empty soda cans and discarded essays. We’ve all seen it before — the green and blue colored bins in the student center...

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