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ASI, student center merge to synchronize student life

Jordan Hunter
August 28, 2013
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This semester, SF State's Associated Students, Inc. and Cesar Chavez Student Center are consolidating to become a single enhanced student auxiliary.  The University’s goal to merge both auxiliaries would build SF State’s identity and give student government a stronger presence and impact on campus,...

VIDEO: The Growlers perform at The Depot in Cesar Chavez Student Center

VIDEO: The Growlers perform at The Depot in Cesar Chavez Student Center

Barbara Szabo
February 28, 2012
Filed under Life

More than 500 people packed The Depot in the Cesar Chavez Student Center Friday night as sweaty bodies cornered The Growlers on a stage that barely fit their musical equipment. “Beach goth” rock band The Growlers is made up of Brooks Nielsen, Matt Taylor, Kyle Straka, Anthony Perry and Scott Montoya....

SF State artists stick it to the Student Center in graffiti sticker art show

SF State artists stick it to the Student Center in graffiti sticker art show

Hunter Mulich
January 24, 2012
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If street art is the underbelly of the highbrow art world, then hand-drawn stickers, often slapped on newspaper boxes or light poles, are so to the graffiti world. A new exhibit in The Art Gallery, "Slap In The Face: A Tribute to Sticker and Graffiti Art," is exploring this culture. The gallery, ...

Cesar Chavez Student Center evacuated after flood

Cesar Chavez Student Center evacuated after flood

Xpress Staff
November 29, 2011
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The Cesar Chavez Student Center was evacuated this afternoon due to a flood. A pipe burst on the Plaza Level of the Student Center and the building is expected to be closed for at least an hour, according to Taylor McElroy, the building manager. McElroy said there were more damages than first anticipated. The...

Occupy SFSU protesters camping in front of student center dispersed by police

Occupy SFSU protesters camping in front of student center dispersed by police

Sandra Lopez
October 16, 2011
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A group of students gathered on the quad this morning with the purpose of camping out over the weekend as part of the Occupy SFSU demonstrations that began yesterday. International relations student of SF State, Luke Barnesmoore, pitched a tent outside the Cesar Chavez Student Center and invited othe...

Jessie's Hot House evicted from Cesar Chavez Student Center

KC Crowell
September 5, 2011
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Students returning to campus with hopes of mac and cheese and fried chicken will have to settle for a lunch with a little less soul after the closing of Jessie's Hot House over the summer. The restaurant, formerly nestled in the southwest corner of the Cesar Chavez Student Center, had been dishing out s...

PHOTOS: SF State student center hosts late-night dance party rager

Hunter Mulich
August 29, 2011
Filed under Life

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Family-owned Asia Express to be evicted from student center

Megan Taros
April 19, 2011
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Frank and Shally Meng, employees at Asia Express in the Cesar Chavez Student Center, work tirelessly 14 hours nearly every day and barely make more than $20,000 combined each month. They recently mortgaged their house in order to pay off their $51,411.37 debt to the student center. The rent is due today. The...

Student Health Center hosts spooky inspired open house

Student Health Center hosts spooky inspired open house

Jailene Escutia
October 21, 2018
Filed under Latest, News

Across from Burk Hall, a stairway leading downhill reaches the home of the Student Health Center, where students are able to find basic care needs and educate themselves on health awareness and preventive care; however, many SF State students never learn about the helpful opportunities at the Student He...

Dream Resource Center provides safe space for undocumented students

“Dream” light sign with a monarch butterfly at the Dream Resource Center at SF State on Feb. 7, 2017. Butterflies were a prominent decoration throughout the night. The butterfly has become a symbol of immigrant rights.
(Nicki McClelland/Xpress)

Nicki McClelland
February 10, 2017
Filed under News

The SF State community celebrated the opening of the long-awaited Dream Resource Center in the Mary Park Lounge with food, refreshments, speeches and a spoken word performance Tuesday.   “It’s a beautiful thing, the celebration tonight. It’s a surreal thing,” said Norma Salcedo, AB 540 Dream C...

Students get tips on renter’s rights at Legal Resource Center event

JFKU College of Law employee Ora Prochovnick and San Francisco rent board member Marissa Jimenez speak to students during the Housing Rights event in the Rosa Park room in the Cesar Chavez Student Center on Monday, Oct. 31, 2016.

Katherine Minkiewicz
November 7, 2016
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The sound of pens clicking and the scent of freshly made pizza permeated the air in the Rosa Parks event room in the Cesar Chavez Student Center, as students trickled in to hear a lecture and Q&A on tenant and landlord rights and laws at the annual SF State Legal Resource Center “Know Your Tenant/Land...

Wellness Center overshadows the need for better student dorms

Katherine Minkiewicz
September 15, 2016
Filed under Opinion

[media-credit name="Jessylyn Los Banos " align="alignnone" width="560"][/media-credit] Walking past the shiny new facade of the new wellness center that is under construction, I can’t help comparing it to the lackluster appearance of my apartment building in University Park North, clad with dangling w...

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