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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...

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
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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...

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...

Second annual Greek Summit kicks off with Title IX training

Second annual Greek Summit kicks off with Title IX training

Jeianne Baniqued
October 2, 2016
Filed under Life

SF State’s Greek Summit included mandatory training last week to better educate Greek organizations on sexual violence and sexual assault response protocols.  It has been found that fraternities and sororities are much more likely to be involved in sexual violence incidents on campus, and the annual event...

Student Athletes Awarded at Annual Banquet

SF State men's cross country team stand on the stage during student athlete awards banquet at SF State Student Event Center Tuesday, May.10. (Qing Huang/Xpress)

Christopher Contreras
May 11, 2016
Filed under Sports

After practically living in their practice and game uniforms for an entire season, SF State student athletes got to dress up and put on their best for the end of the year Student Athlete Banquet. Held Tuesday night, laughter and excitement filled the air as athletes entered the Annex 1 on State Drive,...

Math rock band opens for Kehlani at Rhythms Music festival

Faux Foe Fox perform during the battle of the bands contest in The Depot at SF State on Tuesday April 12, 2016. (Ryan Zaragoza / Xpress).

Adrian Pintor, Connor Hunt, Ryan Zaragoza, and Madeline Manson
April 26, 2016
Filed under Multimedia

Associated Students, Inc. hosted the sixth annual Rhythms Music festival featuring Kehlani, Moxie and the winner of the battle of the bands competition, Faux Foe Fox. Three events led up to Kehlani and Moxie’s performances: a Battle of the Bands, a battle of the DJs and a music symposium. Fo...

Kehlani to perform at SF State festival

Adrian Pintor
April 11, 2016
Filed under Life

SF State will host its sixth-annual "Rhythms Music Festival" – where students will get a thrilling insight to the music industry with one music symposium, two music competitions, a live concert featuring American R&B singer Kehlani and a free casino night – from Monday, April 11 through Friday, April...

Gospel choir cultivates community

Samantha Lusignan
December 11, 2015
Filed under Life

The large classroom echoes with the sound of students being welcomed into Jack Adams Hall, until they quiet down and fix their gazes on their professor. Choir instructor Ja Ronn Thompson walks onto the stage and begins his first lesson with a chant, his voice booming across the stage. "We sing with-" Tho...

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