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Students rally for change

Protestors fill the streets of downtown San Francisco on Sept. 20 at the People's Climate March. (Photo by Leila Figueroa / Golden Gate Xpress)

Lance Tisuela
September 24, 2019
Filed under City, Featured, Latest, Multimedia

[ngg src="galleries" ids="4" display="basic_imagebrowser"]The morning of Sept. 20, two dozen SF State students met on campus to join strikers in downtown San Francisco to participate in the global youth led climate strike.  Four million people took part in Climate Strikes across 185 countries, acco...

Students strike for sustainable future

Lance Tisuela
September 16, 2019
Filed under Campus, Life

Students from the Environmental Studies department are taking their passions beyond the classroom this week by organizing and holding events for global climate week on campus. Students from the Environmental Studies senior seminar class, the Environmental Resource Center (ERC) and professor Glenn Fie...

Student organizations oppose anti-abortion activists, air demands to ASI

Students gather around the anti-abortion display set up in the quad Apr 15, 2019 (JAMES CHAN/Golden Gate Xpress)

Natalia Pourazar
April 23, 2019
Filed under Latest, News

Associated Students Inc. responded to demands made by student organizations regarding anti-abortion group that set up two-story banners with explicit images comparing abortion to genocide. The student organizations demanded the University and ASI 1.) release records of interactions between the University...

Expo to connect students with the legal field

Expo to connect students with the legal field

Janae Rodriguez
March 13, 2019
Filed under News

The 7th annual All Things Law Expo will take place on March 14 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Cesar Chavez Student Center to connect students to law schools and local agencies. The event is put on by the Associated Students Legal Resource Center, an on-campus center which aims to educate students o...

Monday vigil atop Cesar Chavez building planned for SF State junior killed in hit-and-run

Monday vigil atop Cesar Chavez building planned for SF State junior killed in hit-and-run

Julie Parker
February 2, 2019
Filed under Life, News

Family and friends will meet before sundown on the stairs above the Cesar Chavez Student Center Monday to remember Angelina Pinedo, a 21-year-old SF State student who was killed in a hit-and-run in Redondo Beach Jan. 26. “This is such a detrimental loss to myself, to friends and family,” Pinedo...

Associated Students to celebrate Banned Books Week

Associated Students to celebrate Banned Books Week

Sylvester Enriquez
September 21, 2018
Filed under Life

The Associated Students’ Richard Oakes Multicultural Center will be celebrating Banned Books Week at the Cesar Chavez Center Plaza on Thursday, Sept. 27 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Banned Books Week will be featuring several spoken word performances by Hablo, Nickel Rivera, and Destiny Evans; as well ...

College students need more education with STDs on the rise

A condom station in the Cesar Chavez Student Center at SF State on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. (Oscar Rendon/Golden Gate Xpress)

Megan Fitzmorris
September 19, 2018
Filed under Life

Sexually transmitted diseases are at an all-time high and continue to grow each year. And although it can be an uncomfortable conversation to have, students need to take their sexual health seriously since the majority of cases are among young people between the ages of 15 to 24. “Students and ot...

Art display addresses the importance of student mental health services

Mariana Verdin, a graduate counseling student, sits down with her classmate to take part of the

Jacqueline Pinedo
May 10, 2018
Filed under Life

The California Faculty Association is advocating the importance of mental health on California State University campuses with a traveling art display called Tissues for Issues. Throughout the month of May, Tissues for Issues will be making single day stops at various CSU campuses to highlight the un...

Student explores Satanism

Shea Bilé is photographed outside of the Cesar Chavez Building at SF State on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. (Travis Wesley/Golden Gate Xpress)

Xpress Staff
April 25, 2018
Filed under Life

Since he was a kid, Shea Bilé says he has lived in a mystic world. Growing up in a haunted house, being exposed to disembodied voices, incidents of dreams, flickering lights, visits from his late great grandfather that brought the spontaneous smell of fresh cut roses. “My mother was pretty mysti...

UndocuWeek: A Space for Undocumented Students

Monserrath Arreola
March 15, 2018
Filed under Life

As everyone on the dancefloor was dancing along to Caballo Dorado’s “Payaso de Rodeo,” it was clear that UndocuWeek accomplished its goal of bringing people together. “We wanted to do something that didn’t have anything to do with organizing.  We wanted to come out and destress, get t...

BECA student Gaby Sanchez honored in vigil – family concerned about respecting Dia de los Muertos traditions

Lea Loeb
November 2, 2017
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After months of her family trying to host a vigil on SF State's campus, a Dia de los Muertos celebration of life will be held on Friday, Nov. 3 in the Richard Oakes multicultural Center for Gabriela Sanchez, a student who died in a car accident this past summer. However, Sanchez’s family is concerned that their Di...

Student voices heard through radio and music

KSFS Radio’s new general manager, Mae Powell, poses in the radio room at SF State on Friday, August 25, 2017 in San Francisco,Calif. (Oscar Rendon/Golden Gate Xpress)

Vitta Oliveri
August 29, 2017
Filed under Life

KSFS, a student-run radio station, has a new general manager who hopes to inspire student involvement and create a community of artists working toward their passions.   Mae Powell, 21, says she feels like she’s in her natural habitat when she sits in the radio room filled with vinyl records and c...

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