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Presidents Day puts groceries on hold

Presidents Day puts groceries on hold

Joseph High
February 19, 2019
Filed under Latest, News

Students who use the the Gator Groceries program were unable to use the service Monday because SF-Marin Food Bank, the company that stocks the pantry, was closed in observance of President’s Day, according to Associated Students, Inc. Events Coordinator Joseph Penner. A sign posted near the food...

Community praises the life of Dawn Mabalon

Courtesy of Jeremy Villaluz

Valeria Mejia
October 10, 2018
Filed under Life

Family, friends, colleagues and mentees gathered in the Annex 1 building of SF State to honor the beautiful life of Dr. Dawn Bohulano Mabalon. The celebration that took place on Oct. 6 highlighted the triumphs of the beloved professor who passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 10. The lively event was acc...

ASI pushes for permanent food pantry amid administration delays

Asian American studies major Nathaniel Roque picks up a towelette in the Pyramid room where the food cupboard is held, next to the Jack Adams Hall in the Cesar Chavez Student Center on Wednesday, Sept. 19. (Christian Urrutia/Golden Gate Xpress)

Alexis Manzanilla
September 25, 2018
Filed under Featured, News

Thousands of SF State students do not get enough to eat on a day-to-day basis, according to a recent report. Associated Student, Inc. is trying to address their needs, but they say the university is dragging their feet on the issue. Monica DiLullo, ASI vice president of facilities and services, he...

Giants and SF State partner with Blood Center of the Pacific for blood drive

Giants and SF State partner with Blood Center of the Pacific for blood drive

Devon Haripal
September 13, 2018
Filed under News

Collaborating with the San Francisco Giants and SF State, Blood Centers of the Pacific will hold a blood drive on Thursday, Sept. 13 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Annex 1. Those who donate blood will receive a free, limited edition Giants t-shirt, indicating they helped save lives. The blood center say...

SF State fights student homelessness

Lea Fabro
May 9, 2018
Filed under News

A leadership panel on homelessness tackled barriers and solutions to student homelessness in the wake of recent tent encampment sweeps on the streets of San Francisco. Justin Wellins of the San Francisco Department of Public Health’s Homeless Outreach Team explained that San Francisco has the...

T-Pain comes to SF State

T-Pain perfroms on stage for the 8th Annual Rhythms Music festival at the Annex in SF State on Saturday April 14th, in San Francisco, Cali. 
(Diego Aguilar/Golden Gate Xpress)

Jessica Delatorre
April 16, 2018
Filed under News

Blue and yellow lights lit SF State’s Annex venue. Anticipated fans cheered in the crowd as T-Pain jumped on stage for the 8th Annual Music Festival hosted by Associated Students Inc. on Saturday night. The festival started with a DJ outside the Annex and a canopy where guest would get their entran...

SF State seeks sustainability

Students stage a food insecurity protest outside of the Student Services building at SF State on Thursday, March 29, 2018. (Travis Wesley/Golden Gate Xpress)

Ruby Virchow and Niko LaBarbera
April 6, 2018
Filed under News

Sudents from a variety of environmentally-conscious groups on campus held their first Sustainability Assembly meeting on April 5 to discuss their concerns about environmental issues impacting student life on campus. The meeting, led by HSS Rep. Haile Fenske, focused on setting goals for the future...

Pop-Up Pantry celebrates one year

Volunteers organize cans of food at the food pantry run by Associated Students at SF State on Monday, March. 12, 2018. (Oscar Rendon/Golden Gate Xpress)

Ruby Virchow
March 14, 2018
Filed under Multimedia, News

The Pop-Up Pantry, SF State’s primary food distribution program operated by Associated Students Inc., celebrated their one year anniversary of providing nearly 300 students with fresh, free groceries each week.   Every Monday in the Student Life Event Center (the Annex), students can come in and...

Alpha Phi’s Mr. Heartthrob 2017

Alpha Phi’s Mr. Heartthrob 2017

Xpress Staff
November 11, 2017
Filed under Multimedia

To raise money for women’s heart health, Alpha Phi held their annual comedy event, Mr. Heartthrob, on Thursday, Nov. 9 at Annex 1 on campus. Through the Alpha Phi Foundation and the American Heart Association, the event fundraised money by showcasing male students from several organizations. By Ja...

Smoke seen billowing out of Russian consulate’s chimney in San Francisco

A man carries a painting out of the Russian consulate in San Franicsco, Calif. on Friday, Sept. 1, 2017. (Travis Wesley/Golden Gate Xpress)

Janel Jackson-Oliver
September 1, 2017
Filed under News

***Additional reporting by Travis Wesley*** Black smoke was seen coming out of the chimney of the Russian consulate in San Francisco earlier today, a day after the Trump administration directed the closure of the building after tension between the United States and Russia heightened. Firefighters...

Hackathon draws hundreds of student techies

Hundreds of students gathered at the Annex at SF State to participate in the first-ever SF Hacks on Saturday, March 19 in San Francisco, Calif. (Aaron Levy-Wolins/Xpress)

Aaron Levy-Wolins
March 19, 2017
Filed under Multimedia

The long bunker-shaped building was filled with sounds of boisterous chatter and clicking keyboards as students implemented code. Computers were strewn amid headphones and virtual reality headset-wearing students working late into the night. The sleep-deprived techies fueled up on energy drinks and water...

Alpha Kappa Psi hosts DJ event to benefit cancer research

Jason Adauto (middle), who founded HeartBeats, poses with fellow members of Alpha Kappa Psi before introducing Giraffage at HeartBeats on March 3, 2017 (Nicole Ortega/Xpress).

Nicole Ortega
March 9, 2017
Filed under Life, News

The Alpha Kappa Psi fraternity threw the largest event in the fraternity’s history on Friday, a benefit concert to help fund cancer research through City of Hope. The concert, HeartBeats, took place at the Annex Building and featured four local DJs, including Bay Area native, Giraffage. City...

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