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Protesters gather in Jack Adams Hall at Project Rebound’s District Attorney Q&A on Oct. 20, 2022. (Neal Wong for Golden Gate Xpress)

San Francisco district attorney candidates met with protesters at SF State

Oscar Palma, Spanish Editor October 21, 2022

San Francisco’s three district attorney candidates Joe Alioto Veronese, Brooke Jenkins and John Hamasaki, spoke at SF State’s Jack Adams Hall Thursday. Over 150 attendees gathered to listen to the...

Megan Swartz (left), Alara Tugcu (center), and Acacia Dayton (right) perform the piece Thawra at the Little Theatre for SF States School of Theatre and Dances production Paradox rehearsals on Oct. 19, 2022. Paradox is the School of Theatre and Dance’s first student-choreographed show of the semester. (Juliana Yamada / Golden Gate Xpress)

‘Paradox: New Moves Student Choreography Showcase’ returns to SF State’s Little Theatre

David Blakeley, Staff Reporter October 19, 2022

The SF State School of Theatre & Dance is hosting their first in-person Paradox Student Choreography Showcase since the pandemic from Oct. 20 to Oct. 23 at the Little Theatre. “Paradox: New Moves...

Fits of SFSU co-founders Breanna Miller (left) and Esperanza Vaquiz (right) pose for a portrait in the Quad, Sept. 15, 2022. (Oliver Michelsen / Golden Gate Xpress)

Between the Issues: Flop or Serve? SF State students talk fashion

Oliver Michelsen and Lisa Moreno October 7, 2022

Two reporter-cluttered, newspaper-plastered classrooms sit side by side in the Humanities Building on the third floor. Dramatic keyboard clicks leak from the rooms, serving as the hallway’s consistent...

Henry Michalski wears a lilac-colored shirt as he recalls the process involved with writing his book “Torn Lilacs,” on Sept. 30, 2022. Michalski says he can’t believe his book, which follows his family as they escape the Holocaust and Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II, is being taught in schools. “But sadly its still incredibly relevant today,” Michalski said. (Joshua Carter / Golden Gate Xpress)

Gator Talk: “Torn Lilacs,” completing a chapter

Isabella Vines and Matthew Cardoza October 1, 2022

Welcome to Gator Talk, the Xpress podcast that brings city perspectives to local, regional and national news. Henry Michalski is a San Francisco resident born in Kazakhstan with a rich history in the...

Protestor holds their sign for oncoming traffic to see on the Golden Gate Bridge on Sept. 25, 2022. (Daniela Perez / Golden Gate Xpress)

More than 1,000 people spoke out on the Golden Gate Bridge for Mahsa Amini

Daniela Perez, Engagement Editor September 26, 2022

Protestors shouted, “Women, life, freedom!” and “Death to the dictator!”  in honor of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini as they walked across the Golden Gate Bridge Sunday. On Sept. 13, Amini traveled to...

Protesters hold signs and banners during the demonstration in front of the Philippine Consulate in San Francisco on Sept. 20, 2022. (Miguel Francesco Carrion / Golden Gate Xpress)

‘Never forget! Never again!’ Filipino Americans protest 50 years after Philippine martial law proclamation

Miguel Francesco Carrion, Visuals Editor September 21, 2022

“MAKIBAKA! HUWAG MATAKOT!”  The cry filled the air and drowned out the usual cacophony of San Francisco’s busy roads as approximately 300 people filled the sidewalk and poured onto Sutter Street.  The...

SF State Dance major Johan Casal dances with guests at “Netflix’s A Bridgerton Experience: The Queens Ball” in San Francisco on Sept. 14, 2022. (Ashley Hayes-Stone / Golden Gate Xpress)

Gator Talk: From the classroom to the ballroom

Ashley Hayes-Stone, Photo Editor September 17, 2022

Welcome to Gator Talk, the Xpress podcast that brings city perspectives to local, regional and national news. SF State student, Johan Casal, dances as one of the main leads in Netflix’s Bridgerton...

A student who attended the Silent Disco listens to music in Annex 1 at SF State on Sept. 2. The Disco was the final event of the United Greek Council’s Greek Week. (Alexis Alexander / Golden Gate Xpress)

SF State’s United Greek Council hosts a Silent Disco for students

Alexis Alexander, Diversity Editor September 7, 2022

SF State’s United Greek Council hosted a Silent Disco at Annex 1 on Sept. 2, to promote Greek life on campus and welcome all SF State students. Over 200 attendees gathered at the venue to silently dance...

Emmanuel Padilla poses in front of the new Latinx Student Center on campus on Aug. 24, 2022. Padilla is the inaugural director for the center. (Rene Ramirez / Golden Gate Xpress)

Gator Talk: New Latinx Student Center

Isabella Vines and Myron Caringal September 2, 2022

Welcome to Gator Talk, a collaborative CalState podcast that brings city and statewide perspectives to SF State news. Last month, SF State announced the inaugural director of its new Latinx Student...

Protesters against the overturning of Roe v. Wade walk on Market Street on May 3. (Abraham Fuentes / Golden Gate Xpress)

Gator Talk: Roe v. Wade in the Bay Area

Isabella Vines and Emily Calix July 26, 2022

Welcome to Gator Talk, a collaborative CalState podcast that brings city and statewide perspectives to SF State news. On June 24, many Americans woke up to the news of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 6-3...

Students skate across the blacktop by West Campus Greens at SF State on April 19. 
The skateboard community at SF State has often been asked to stop skating on campus but, more recently, has been allowed to skate in this general area. (Karina Pat / Golden Gate Xpress)

Xpress Yourself: Skateboard Community

Karina Patel May 7, 2022

With more in-person classes, comes more people hanging out and interacting on campus. The recreational sport of skateboarding is commonly spotted everywhere on campus. Skateboarding has been a growing...

(Nicolas Cholula / Golden Gate Xpress)

Gator Talk: Back to the Beginning

Chris Ramirez May 6, 2022

Welcome to Gator Talk, a collaborative CalState podcast that brings city and statewide perspectives to SF State news. As the end of SF State’s last transitional pandemic semester comes to a close,...

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