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SF State students create concert-hosting company

SF State students create concert-hosting company

Hunter Mulich
November 9, 2011
Filed under Life

Organizing a concert is no easy business – especially for a student. There are time constraints, money problems, fussy public relations people and way too many venues to get banned from. On the other hand, putting a show together can be very profitable. National tours and massive multi-day festivals...

VIDEO: SF State student traveling in Europe finds way home after running out of money

VIDEO: SF State student traveling in Europe finds way home after running out of money

Xpress Staff
October 25, 2011
Filed under Uncategorized

By Hunter Mulich and Jeff Sandstoe Tyler Cornfield was nearly six thousand miles away from home when he ran out of money. He had to make a choice. The lanky SF State student, who majors in Spanish and creative writing, had been living in Madrid through the University's International Program for almost a year. When the semester ended in May, most of t...

Occupy SFSU protesters camping in front of student center dispersed by police

Occupy SFSU protesters camping in front of student center dispersed by police

Sandra Lopez
October 16, 2011
Filed under News

A group of students gathered on the quad this morning with the purpose of camping out over the weekend as part of the Occupy SFSU demonstrations that began yesterday. International relations student of SF State, Luke Barnesmoore, pitched a tent outside the Cesar Chavez Student Center and invited othe...

Occupy SF movement comes to SF State, students begin to organize

Occupy SF movement comes to SF State, students begin to organize

Sandra Lopez
October 13, 2011
Filed under News

The Occupy SF movement has officially reached SF State, as students held their first general assembly meeting in front of the Ethnic Studies building today at noon. The protest was termed Occupy SFSU, a spin-off of the Occupy Wall Street movement, and began with proposing an agenda and formulating p...

SF State students turn abandoned street furniture into artwork

Brittney Barsotti
August 31, 2011
Filed under Life

Most people would pass by a broken-down chair, rotting and tattered with age on the side of the street, and forget about it. But a student in Mimi Sheiner’s design process class would pick it up and take it home to turn it into a part of a unique piece of functional art. The art that students in Sheiner...

PHOTOS: SF State student center hosts late-night dance party rager

Hunter Mulich
August 29, 2011
Filed under Life

[slickr-flickr tag="noisecomplaint" type="slideshow" size="m640" options="autoplay:5000"; captions="off"; imageCrop:true; carousel:true; transitionSpeed:2000; transition:fadeslide" sets="72157627548423566" id="[email protected]"] By day, the Cesar Chavez Student Center serves up hot lunch. But by night, ho...

Family-owned Asia Express to be evicted from student center

Megan Taros
April 19, 2011
Filed under News

Frank and Shally Meng, employees at Asia Express in the Cesar Chavez Student Center, work tirelessly 14 hours nearly every day and barely make more than $20,000 combined each month. They recently mortgaged their house in order to pay off their $51,411.37 debt to the student center. The rent is due today. The...

Students with disabilities must rely on others in emergency evacuation

Jennifer Terman
April 19, 2011
Filed under News

While everyone else is rushing out of a campus building during a drill or an evacuation, students with disabilities are often left behind, waiting for extra assistance from emergency personnel or volunteers. Students with disabilities who do not receive assistance from classmates or faculty must go...

Students and faculty picket on 19th and Holloway avenues

Brenda Reyes
March 2, 2011
Filed under News

Students and faculty members demonstrated on 19th and Holloway avenues today in demonstration against pending budget cuts. The protest was in collaboration with a statewide day of action. “Hey hey, ho ho, budget cuts have to go” activists shouted as they picketed the major intersection. Neither the...

Edward said and his activism honored on his murals anniversary

Lance Tisuela
November 12, 2019
Filed under Campus, News

As students gathered on Nov. 7 in Jack Adams Hall of the Cesar Chavez Student Center to celebrate the 12th anniversary of the inauguration of the Edward Said mural at SF State, a portion of the room was lit in green and red to emulate the colors of the Palestinian flag. Palestinian Cultural Mural ho...

Expansion of SF State’s Basic Needs Initiative launches permanent food pantry

Felicia Hyde, Arts & Entertainment Editor
September 18, 2019
Filed under Campus, Food, Life

California State University recently expanded the Basic Needs Initiatives across all 23 campuses, allowing SF State to establish a permanent food pantry and provide students with alternative housing resources. SF State, as well as the other CSU campuses, have expanded their Basic Needs Initiatives...

Rap battle ends in brawl

Rap battle ends in brawl

Carly Wipf
May 14, 2019
Filed under Latest, News

University police are searching for a man seen fleeing the Cesar Chavez Student Center after a brawl broke out in the midst of a rap battle on May 14, leaving two men with minor injuries.   According to Emmanuel Vallero, a corporal with the University Police Department, a fight took place bet...

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