Institutionalized racism apparent in killing of Trayvon Martin

Brian Balisi

April 16, 2012

For the past month I have followed all things related to the tragic death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. I’ve watched the people march in anger wondering why Zimmerman hasn’t been brought to trial, heard all the songs in tribute...

Brushing up on SF State emergency procedures is vital in maintaining campus safety

Xpress Staff

April 11, 2012

San Franciscans are used to maintaining composure in the face of potential emergencies. In a city where after an earthquake most of us race to be the first to tweet about it rather than racing to the door, we like to play it cool. In...

Selling bookstore to a corporation perpetuates privatization of public education

Xpress Staff

April 4, 2012

Beginning today and continuing through next week, administrators will meet to get input from three bidders who are seeking the privilege of running the SF State Bookstore, as well as public comment. Like an exclusive Sotheby’s au...

Students pay the price to intern

Kale Williams

March 27, 2012

It’s that time of the school year when I start to wonder where all that financial aid money went. I can look back and justify most of the money I spent this semester. I definitely needed those burritos and I’m hoping those...

CSU, Chancellor Reed continue to bite the hands that feed

Xpress Staff

March 13, 2012

At this rate, someone could very easily turn the saga of the budget crisis into a soap opera. The back and forth between the California Faculty Association and Chancellor Charles Reed has been an ongoing drama. The last 18 months...

Apple product sales at an all-time high, labor practices at a dangerous low

Katherine Yau

March 7, 2012

The next time you’re slinging angry birds across the glass expanse of your iPhone screen, think about the dead laborers caught in the fray during manufacturing. Apple knows their products are made on the backs of underpaid,...

Nonmonosexuality deserves recognition within LGBTQ communities

Kirstie Haruta

February 29, 2012

The LGBTQ+ community may fly a rainbow flag, but if you don’t exactly fit into the L or G, things start to feel uncomfortably black and white. Without a niche to call their own, people with beyond gay, lesbian and straight...

An SF State student's solution to stuttering

Matt Maxion

February 28, 2012

I quietly applauded myself after I successfully finished a presentation in front of my Community: Changes and Development class last semester without having to use the word "community." I had a list of synonyms I prepared beforehand...

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