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Shoestring budget stymies shuttle service

Students and faculty board the SF State shuttle at Daly City BART station on Monday, October 15, 2018. (Francisca Velasco/Golden Gate Xpress)

Julie Parker
October 16, 2018
Filed under Featured, Latest, News

SF State’s Daly City BART Express Shuttles ferry students from BART to campus and back every ten to 15 minutes, five days a week, or it’s supposed to, anyway. During peak hours, the service can grind to a crawl due in part to  service flaws by the contractor, transMETRO, as well as the univers...

Graffiti rages against SFSU construction, lack of student housing

Graffiti is visible on the west side of the Humanities Building at SF State on Aug. 29, 2018.   (GoldenGateXpress/Oscar Rendon)

Lorenzo Morotti
August 31, 2018
Filed under News

Profanity-laden graffiti denouncing the demolition of student housing units appeared overnight last Wednesday at the construction site located at the Tapia Drive Triangle and the Humanities Building. The demolition is clearing space to build the $81 million Liberal and Creative Arts Building at Tapia Drive and a mixed-use student housing facility on Holloway Avenue...

OP-ED: SB 827 can reduce California’s greenhouse emissions

Monserrath Arreola
April 25, 2018
Filed under Opinion

Utilizing a car to get around the city has become a part of my weekly routine but lately it seems to be more inconvenient than rewarding. Constant traffic congestion on streets, such as Sunset Boulevard and 19th Avenue, means that getting anywhere takes twice as long and twice the effort. This wee...

Crossways pose threat to SF State students

Ian Williams
May 17, 2017
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Traffic accidents killed three people in San Francisco between April 28 and May 1. One victim, Meda Hacopian, 77, was killed while crossing Lake Merced Boulevard at Font Boulevard, the same intersection slated for SF State’s Mashouf Wellness Center. This junction is at the end of one of the ci...

Student debuts award-winning interactive film on YouTube

BECA student Shane Murphy stands on the corner of Randolph Street and 19th Avenue, where he filmed his interactive movie,

Nicki McClelland
May 11, 2017
Filed under Life

One award-winning SF State student is making waves in the film industry with the use of interactive technology. Broadcasting and electronic communication art major Shane Murphy debuted his innovative short film, “Sirens,” on YouTube this week. The story of two brothers trying to survive the “hood” in San Francisco’s Ingleside District uses the TimePl...

Reflecting on the impact of the ’68 strike, then and now

In an article from SF State College's Phoenix newspaper from Thursday, Dec. 12, 1968, police contingents occupied the lobby of the Administration Building after black militants attempted to storm acting President Hayakawa's office (Phoenix file photo).

Rita Berríos Riquelme
February 22, 2017
Filed under Multimedia, News

Interactive graphic by Nicole Ortega History is packed with stories of the oppressed, taking actions against oppressors in order to gain freedom and equality, and SF State played significant roles in these battles– most notably in 1968. This timeline shows not only cultural events from around ...

Trend in property crimes calls for preventative measures

Nicole Ortega
February 15, 2017
Filed under Multimedia, News

** This article had originally spelled UPD Deputy Chief Reginald Parson's name incorrectly in a previous version. The article has since been changed and the name has been corrected. ** SF State experienced a string of property crimes during the first three weeks of the semester, including an armed robb...

Trump wins, 200 students march

Protesters rally on 19th Avenue near SF State after Trump is elected president of the U.S. (Photo by George Morin)

Jacqueline Haudek
November 9, 2016
Filed under News

[slideshow_deploy id='74302'] A crowd of around 200 students took to the streets in protest of President Elect Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton on Tuesday night. “Fuck Donald Trump,” and “The people united will never be divided,” were among the chants heard from the group, ...

Muni train derails near SF State, causing delays

Jordan Vail
February 12, 2016
Filed under News

A Muni train carrying six passengers derailed Friday morning on 19th Avenue near SF State, leading to a temporary shutdown of the station. “No one was injured in the M train derailment at the Muni stop at 19th and Holloway avenues,” said San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency spokesman...

SF State prepares for heavy rain brought by El Niño

SF State utilizes a high pressure pipe jetting system, shown in the Corporation Yard on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, to clear clogs in storm and sewer drains. The system uses a diesel engine to pressurize water to 4,000 pounds per square inch, which drives the hose and head into the pipe and breaks up the blockage.  (Brian Churchwell / Xpress)

Allison Michie
December 1, 2015
Filed under News

With El Niño rapidly approaching, California is predicted to have one of the most intense and wettest winters in the past 100 years, according to Frank Fasano, interim associate vice president of facilities and service enterprises at SF State. “The main El Niño impacts will come during late December through March,” said David Reynolds, the lead meteorologist at the Na...

SF State faculty picket in solidarity with colleagues

Students march on the side walk of 19th Avenue for supporting faculty members who participated in the protest organized by CFA at SF State Tuesday, Nov.17, 2015. (Qing Huang / Xpress)

Moby Howeidy
November 17, 2015
Filed under News

Dressed in bright red shirts reading, "I don't want to strike but I will," SF State faculty, students, and staff rallied in support for higher wages during the California Faculty Association's Fight for Five campaign Tuesday. The picket was organized by faculty across all 23 California State University campuses to show solidarity with the CSU faculty wh...

Frustrated students wait in long lines for free shuttle

Students wait in line for the SF State shuttle to Daly City BART on 19th Avenue in front of campus Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015. (Joel Angel Juárez /  Xpress)

Rae Ferrer
September 16, 2015
Filed under News

SF State students who use the school's free shuttles to Daly City BART said they are frustrated with the long wait to board buses. Their concerns come only a semester after the University contracted transMETRO, a full-service shuttle company, to operate a new fleet of buses between campus and Daly City...

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