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Walk in Her Heels fashionably raises awareness of domestic violence

Laura Savage
October 24, 2012
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The SAFE Place and other SF State sexual and relationship health educators are getting the word out about domestic violence and sexual assault on campus. Today marks the fifth year that The SAFE Place has sponsored Walk in Her Heels—a campus event that raises awareness about sexual assault and domestic...

Campus crime update: a damaged guitar, another restroom fire and a would-be purse snatcher

Brad Wilson
October 24, 2012
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Third Degree Face Melts Officers received reports of a subject who damaged a guitar at the Cesar Chavez Student Center Oct. 19. When officers responded, the owner did not wish to prosecute and the subject was escorted off campus. Now let’s take a look at the “So You Want to be Metal?” checklist: destr...

California may be first state to ban gay conversion therapy for LGBT youth

California may be first state to ban gay conversion therapy for LGBT youth

Ellie Loarca
September 10, 2012
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Matthew Ybarra went to conversion therapy when he came out at the age of 13. The SF State women and gender studies major was influenced through his church and decided talking to someone would be better than not. No one told him that the therapy he was going through had been designed to make him straight. Ca...

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Ship-Shape! tattoo exhibit at SF State features One Shot Tattoo artists

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Ship-Shape! tattoo exhibit at SF State features One Shot Tattoo artists

Kirstie Haruta
September 4, 2012
Filed under Life

The neatly arranged collages of frames that fill the walls of the Cesar Chavez Student Center Art Gallery starkly contrast the bold, vivid designs that threaten to explode out of them. In styles perhaps more recognizable on skin than paper, every painting, drawing, photograph and sculpture in the S...

The Depot at SF State introduces new bands into lineup with first show of semester

The Depot at SF State introduces new bands into lineup with first show of semester

Adrian Rodriguez
August 29, 2012
Filed under Life

The suspense heightened as the lights dimmed slowly. The sea of silhouetted faces waited anxiously while the room fell silent. The Serfs teased the audience with their guitars in hand. The percussionist, seated with his drumsticks, readied the count off: 1, 2, 3, 4 — and with a crash, a harmonious chor...

Name of next SF State president to be announced by May 9

Name of next SF State president to be announced by May 9

Angela Raiford
May 2, 2012
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Alongside a number of students graduating this May, one face most familiar with the current campus population will also be ending his stay at SF State. The presidential search advisory committee announced recently the finalization of candidate reviews in the search for a successor to President Robert...

CFA to begin voting Monday on a series of rolling strikes

Carolyn Copeland
April 13, 2012
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The California Faculty Association will begin voting Monday to approve or reject a chain of rolling strikes that could take place in the fall. The possible strike is the result of unresolved contract negotiations between the CFA and the California State University that have taken place over the last...

Day of Action at SF State dampened by bad weather

Day of Action at SF State dampened by bad weather

Devery Sheffer
March 1, 2012
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A low turnout and rainy weather brought gloom to SF State on Thurday’s walkout as a part of the national Day of Action for Education. Despite many flyers posted throughout campus announcing the event, only about 100 people gathered in the Cesar Chavez Student Center to protest budget cuts and tuition...

BLOG: March 1 Day of Action at SF State

BLOG: March 1 Day of Action at SF State

Xpress Staff
March 1, 2012
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After heavy rain and a low student turnout, the March 1 Day of Action activities seemed to fizzle out as quickly as they had begun. The day's events were led by both Students for Quality Education and Occupy SFSU, and the majority of the activities were held inside the Cesar Chavez Student Center and...

Ike's Place to open on campus tomorrow after year-long wait

Ike's Place to open on campus tomorrow after year-long wait

Angela Raiford
February 29, 2012
Filed under News

After a number of delays, Ike's Place is opening tomorrow, March 1, exactly one year after the sandwich shop was scheduled to open on campus. A soft opening for Ike's Place will be held tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the lower recreation and dining area, according to Cesar Chavez Student Center Marketing Coordinator Garrett Deese. ...

President Corrigan must put a stop to frivolous spending during financial crisis

President Corrigan must put a stop to frivolous spending during financial crisis

Xpress Staff
February 21, 2012
Filed under News, Opinion

While President Robert A. Corrigan’s new pet project, “Student Voices,” enjoyed front-page publicity last week in the San Francisco Chronicle as a way for students to voice their frustrations about CSU fee increases, another forgotten conflict over fees quietly continued its path through student po...

VIDEO: Occupy SFSU camp keeps stocked pantry

VIDEO: Occupy SFSU camp keeps stocked pantry

KC Crowell
December 11, 2011
Filed under News

Bags of rice, sacks of beans and cans of tomatoes. While this may sound like the contents of anyone’s pantry, these are only some of the groceries in the well-stocked kitchen tent at Occupy SFSU. Protesters have been occupying Malcolm X Plaza in front of the Cesar Chavez Student Center for a little more than a week....

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