San Francisco Giants fans remained loyal despite disappointing season

Kealan Cronin

September 26, 2011

The San Francisco Giants produced a solid season, but overall it was disappointing to the fans and the players. The Giants, returning World Series Champions of 2010, lost their final game against the Colorado Rockies Wednesday,...

Restaurant patrons should remember to tip generously

Spencer Devine

September 24, 2011

It seems like everyone has had that one waiter who gets your order wrong, has a poor attitude or rarely shows up to your table. In response you may think to yourself that this guy doesn’t deserve a tip, but take that attitude...

New SF State Parents Council stifles students' independence

Krissa Stanton

September 21, 2011

A new organization is in the process of being formed at SF State this semester, but unlike most campus organizations, this one isn’t for the students. It's called the Parents Council, and it was formed in hopes of improving th...

SF State lacks awareness, appreciation of art

Xpress Staff

September 19, 2011

Kelly Rappleye, Contributing Writer Although San Francisco is a city thriving with art culture, it seems the SF State campus is not reflecting that. Art awareness and appreciation on campus is at an extreme low. With little opportunity for fine art...

Guatemalans to pick the lesser of two evils in November election

Xpress Staff

September 14, 2011

BY JUANITA DARLING, Assistant professor of International Relations, special to Xpress Guatemala’s law-and-order presidential candidate won the top slot Sunday, Sept. 11 for the November run-off election. Otto Perez Molina promises to fight the country’s drug traffickers using the tactics he...

Money, time, people wasted by BART police and SFPD for protests

Xpress Staff

September 13, 2011

Last week, members of opBART, a loose-knit group of protesters determined to derail the transit system’s police force in the wake of several highly-publicized officer-involved deaths of train riders and even more public relations mi...

CSU students should look to Chilean protests for inspiration

Xpress Staff

September 13, 2011

By Carlos Barón, Professor of Theatre Arts, special to Xpress For the last three and a half months Chilean secondary and university students have staged amazing and creative demonstrations against their educational system. The system is the ...

Colored in controversy

Jerilyn Smith

September 11, 2011

September 11, 2001: Tides of light pink clouds ride the air down to New York City. Nameless crowds of people stand and watch in awe at the amazing sight above them, stricken with the beauty of fire the crowd applauds in support...

The 9/11 generation: how we've all been affected

Natasha Artavia

September 6, 2011

President Barack Obama spoke during the American Legion National Convention in Minneapolis recently, calling for help for the 9/11 generation: The five million plus soldiers who have served in Iraq, Afghanistan and other count...

Dream Act will aid rather than deter economy

Katherine Yau

September 5, 2011

The second part of the California Dream Act has shimmied past the state legislature and now awaits Governor Jerry Brown’s promised stamp of approval. Though the law is long overdue, not everyone is a fan. While there will be n...

The tenth anniversary of 9/11 is a chance to move on as a nation, but not forget

Xpress Staff

September 3, 2011

There will not be a moment of silence on campus this year to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, according to SF State media relations. We agree with this decision because it is a step towards healing the wound that...

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