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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,...

Princess Panocha performs at SF State’s QTRC spring prom in Jack Adams Hall on Thursday. This is the first time Drag Queen Princess Panocha performed at a University drag event.  (Rashik Adhikari / Golden Gate Xpress)

SF State’s Queer & Trans Resource Center hosts spring prom

Sarah Bruno, Copy Editor May 3, 2022

SF State’s Queer & Trans Resource Center hosted a “Carrie” themed spring prom on Thursday. The spring prom was held on campus at Jack Adams Hall and was a follow-up event to December’s winter...

Eddrick Macedo, Environmental Science major, sits at The Quad on April 27. (Abraham Fuentes / Golden Gate Xpress)

Xpress Yourself: Mask on or mask off?

Isabella Vines and Abraham Fuentes May 2, 2022

Although the city of San Francisco lifted its strict mask mandates, SF State still enforces mask-wearing on campus as the city’s cases are the highest in the state. Golden Gate Xpress asked students...

Thousands gather at Golden Gate Park’s Robin Williams Meadow in San Francisco, CA on April 20, 2022 for the 4/20 Festival (Jocelyn Hernandez Gomez / Golden Gate Xpress)

4/20 celebration returns to San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park

Jocelyn Hernandez Gomez April 22, 2022

Golden Gate Park attracted thousands for the first time in two years on cannabis' unofficial holiday. People celebrated “420” in the San Franciscan tradition of gathering at Hippie Hill. In previous...

Golden Gate Xpress asks SF State students about Earth Day on April 20. (Paris Galarza / Golden Gate Xpress)

Xpress Yourself: Earth Day

Sarah Bruno, Copy Editor April 22, 2022

Earth Day is a nationally recognized event that falls on April 22 every year. It is a day to illustrate support for environmental activism efforts and the protection of our planet. In October 1969,...

Jon Stieger (center) plays Scorpius Malfoy alongside Benjamin Papac’s (right) Albus Potter. The San Francisco production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is playing at the Curran Theater in San Francisco. (Courtesy of Evan Zimmerman for Murphy Made)

Gator Talk: Harry Potter and the actor that climbed up the ladder

Anaïs-Ophelia Lino April 18, 2022

Welcome to Gator Talk, a collaborative CalState podcast that brings city and statewide perspectives to SF State news. City Editor Anaïs-Ophelia Lino spoke to San Francisco’s “Harry Potter and the...

Students and alumni browse the art at SF State’s “Down with the whiteness” art show on April 10 at the Institute of Contemporary Art San Francisco. (Lisa Moreno/ Golden Gate Xpress)

SF State Students and Alumni present their art and activism

Lisa Moreno, Editor-in-Chief April 12, 2022

SF State’s Art Student Union showcased their art show titled, “Down with the Whiteness” from April 9-10 at the Institute of Contemporary Art San Francisco. Students Jasmine Liang, Victor Saucedo...

SF State Associate Art Professor Michael Arcega and students from his Sculpture and Expanded Practices class pose with their Frankenstein-inspired soapbox, “Mary’s Monster.” (Myron Caringal / Golden Gate Xpress)

SF State professor and students compete in SFMOMA’s first Soapbox Derby in over 40 years

Myron Caringal, Engagement Editor April 12, 2022

​​Maskless smiling faces decked out in sunglasses and hats filled the surrounding grassy area of John F. Shelley Drive, the designated race track. The sound of cheering and clapping trickled down from...

Paradegoers dance to traditional music while marching on Market Street Saturday. (Rashik Adhikari / Golden Gate Xpress)

Nepali Parade

April 12, 2022

The First Parade for Nepali Community in northern California took place in San Francisco on Saturday, organized by Non Resident Nepali Association(NRNA). Parade began on Embarcadero Plaza, where a crowd...

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