Decline in African-American students challenges SF State diversity

Laura Savage

September 4, 2012

The beginning of each semester brings new students from various backgrounds. SF State students speak a variety of languages and represent all nationalities and races. At first glance, one might even think it represents the state ...

It's time for SF State to come together as a community

Xpress Staff

September 2, 2012

SF State can seem somewhat socially fractured at first glance. Every week, tens of thousands of students travel to campus from every corner of the Bay Area — and sometimes beyond — go to classes, then return home, leaving...

Xpress embraces new SF State president Les Wong with optimism

Xpress Staff

May 15, 2012

As far as first impressions go, new SF State President Les Wong has left us feeling, well, a little giddy. While no one is carving “SFSU + LW” on any trees yet, we can’t help but feel that the blind date went well. The ...

The war on women is far from over, we must keep fighting

Vonique Stricklen

May 11, 2012

Dear Ms. Pro-Choice, Ms. Pro-Life, members of the League of Women Voters and Rock the Slut Vote United, distinguished feminists and women across the globe: I am here to make the announcement that the “war on women” is not a figment ...

Xpress welcomes the new SF State president

Xpress Staff

May 11, 2012

Leslie E. Wong of Northern Michigan University was appointed as SF State's new president yesterday. While Wong is sure to be inundated with suggestions on how to best fill the shoes of the long-serving President Corrigan, Xpress though...

Student Health Center fee increase proves beneficial for SF State students

Xpress Staff

May 3, 2012

When was the last time you made an important phone call at 4 a.m.? While drunk dials and ordering a late-night pizza might be the only time you reach for the phone past midnight, what if you were experiencing a medical issue...

Letter to the editor: DPRC director responds to editorial on student disability

Xpress Staff

May 2, 2012

Response to 4/25 “Disabled Students Lack Support” I would like to thank Lisa Carmack for sharing her personal experiences as a student with a disability at SF State in her April 25, 2012 editorial “Disabled Students Lack Support.” Coming forward in a public light is not always an easy t...

An SF State student's refusal to sign petition for student loan forgiveness

Kale Williams

April 30, 2012

Student loan debt is on pace to pass the $1 trillion mark in the coming months, increasing at a rate of roughly $2,853 per second, according to In light of that, has been circulating a petition online tha...

An SF State student's need for more support for disability

Lisa Carmack

April 29, 2012

Suffering a brain injury just before my first year of college was obviously not in my plans. A month after my high school graduation and less than a month and a half before my first semester at SF State, I suffered a brainstem...

Utilizing the empty Annex for Rhythms Music Festival is a welcomed treat

Xpress Staff

April 25, 2012

By spearheading the Rhythms Music Festival in the old Annex space, ASI has brought a refreshing dose of ingenuity to the campus. While the Annex has served faithfully as an interim space, this is definitely a case of campus l...

Lack of transparency a disservice and threat to public education

Xpress Staff

April 19, 2012

If you want to find out anything about the important decisions affecting this institution, you must navigate a bureaucratic system that is not only unfriendly, but actively hostile to those seeking to shine some light on how a...

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