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Proposed study abroad program to Palestine garners excitement

Lorenzo Morotti
February 12, 2019
Filed under Latest, News

*Correction at bottom XXX A proposed two-week study abroad trip to Palestine review process is being prolonged by administration, according to Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas studies professor Rabab Abdulhadi. The AMED program intends to send 25 students from various majors, universi...

MFA students explore human condition, melancholy through ‘Laughter and Tears’

MFA students explore human condition, melancholy through ‘Laughter and Tears’

Camila Ramirez Diaz
February 12, 2019
Filed under Latest, Life

Glittery bananas and poop-shaped ceramics were among the whimsical art on display at the “Laughter and Tears” art exhibition. The “Laughter and Tears” exhibition opened Friday night at Embark Gallery, located in the Marina district of San Francisco. The show was curated by two SF State Master...

President search needs voices

Leslie E. Wong, president of SF State talks about the good around campus like the amount of students attending SF State tuition free. According to Mr. Wong 55 to 60 percent pay no tuition. (David Rodriguez/Golden Gate Xpress)

Xpress Editors
February 12, 2019
Filed under EDITORIALS, Latest

As President Leslie Wong’s turbulent tenure leading SF State comes to an end, we believe our next president should be more transparent and accountable to the most important constituency groups — teachers, staff and students. Last fall, Wong announced that he is retiring at the end of July. ...

Reporter’s error spurs false claims

Reporter's error spurs false claims

Xpress Staff
January 29, 2019
Filed under Opinion

Student Affairs and Enrollment Management was prepared to defame Xpress reporter and incoming-Editor-in-Chief Lorenzo Morotti, he erred in his reporting. In the story, “Transphobic’ crime bulletin leads to demands for apology, action,” Morotti misidentified Student Affairs graphic designer Anth...

Professor files discrimination lawsuit against top-ranking administrators

Arab and Muslim Ethnicity Diaspora studies director Rabab Abdulhadi speaks at the 11th commemoration of the Edward Said mural at SF State on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018.

Lorenzo Morotti
January 29, 2019
Filed under News

A tenured professor filed a lawsuit against SF State President Leslie Wong and other top-ranking administrators on Jan. 14, alleging discrimination based on her race, health and political activism. Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas program director and professor Rabab Abdulhadi alleges i...

SF State closes campus following blanket of smoke from Camp Fire

A NASA satellite photo of the Camp Fire, taken on Nov. 12, shows the toxic smoke spreading across the Bay Area. (Lauren Dauphin/NASA Earth Observatory)

Sebastiaan Molloy
November 17, 2018
Filed under Featured, News

Following the ignition of the Camp Fire in Butte County a week ago, 71 people have been killed, more than 148,000 acres have burned and nearly 10,000 homes were destroyed, according to Cal Fire. The state’s deadliest fire has been causing problems beyond its immediate vicinity, and while refugees living wit...

Classes canceled due to poor air quality

Malorn Jake Carlos, 18, political science major, wears a face mask because of the smoke caused by fires near Chico on campus at SF State on Friday November 9, 2018. © (Oscar Rendon/GoldenGateXpress)

Stephanie R
November 15, 2018
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SF State students received text messages, calls and emails on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 5:18 p.m with the announcement that school was canceled effective immediately due to smoke from the devastating Camp Fire in Butte County. The city of San Francisco and SF State have been experiencing low air qual...

Danny Glover urges ‘beleaguered’ SF State students to organize

SF State alumnus Danny Glover speaks at the “SF State Student Strike 50th anniversary” event, held in the Conference Towers on campus in San Francisco, Calif., on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. (Evan Moses/ Golden Gate Xpress)

Eliza Flynn
November 15, 2018
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When SF State alumnus and Hollywood actor Danny Glover gazed out to a crowd of students from his stage at the SF State Towers Conference Center on Saturday, Nov. 10, he was transported to half a century ago when he and thousands of other students took over the campus to demand change. “When I loo...

Students storm administration building

SF State students participate in a walk out in honor of the 50th anniversary of the of 1968 student strike on Nov. 8, 2018 (Camille Cohen/Special to Golden Gate Xpress).

Joshua Chan
November 9, 2018
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A crowd of about 50 protesting students crammed into a narrow hall of the fifth floor of the administration building while stomping, singing, chanting, banging on walls and plastering a list of 16 demands on President Leslie Wong’s door on Thursday, Nov. 8. The action was intended to commemorate...

Walk out relives Third World Liberation Front strike of ’68

(L-R) Raphael Clark-Faust, Gabriel Clark-Faust, and Rogelio Martin stand in front of the president's office during a walkout in honor of the '68 strikers at SF State on Thursday November 8, 2018. © (Oscar Rendon/GoldenGateXpress)

Christian Urrutia
November 8, 2018
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Students walked out of classes this afternoon and occupied the Administration Building to post a list of demands outside President Leslie Wong's in remembrance of the 1968 student strike at SF State.

SF State officially launches $81M construction project

SFSU President Leslie Wong and ASI President Nathan Jones pose for a photograph at a groundbreaking ceremony for a new creative arts building at SF State on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. (Aaron Levy-Wolins/Golden Gate Xpress)

Sylvie Sturm
October 31, 2018
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With 10 SF State alumni and dignitaries planting golden shovels in freshly turned earth, SF State officially declared the beginning of the $81 million Liberal and Creative Arts Building project on Friday, Oct. 26. A groundbreaking celebration was held on the Tapia Drive property where construction wi...

SF State hopes to have hotel up and running in 3 to 5 years

Pedestrians cross Buckingham Way in front of the proposed location for a 400-room hotel and conference center at SF State on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. The new hotel is part of the Future State Vision Plan to renovate the campus and would generate profit for the university. Portions of student housing at University Park North would need to be demolished to make way for the hotel project. (Chris Robledo/Golden Gate Xpress)

Geoffrey Scott
September 26, 2018
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SF State aims to get into the hotel business within three to five years, yet several crucial questions still remain over how to make the enormous campus public-private partnership project happen. During the March 27, 2018 SF State Foundation board meeting, University President Leslie Wong said he wou...

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