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Occupy SFSU plans to camp out through end of fall semester

Occupy SFSU plans to camp out through end of fall semester

Sandra Lopez
December 2, 2011
Filed under News

After successfully setting up an overnight encampment, Occupy SFSU held its first general assembly late last night at SF State. The general assembly voted through majority rule on encampment rules, which are as follows: no smoking, no littering, no use of drugs or alcohol, no violence against another p...

Occupy SFSU protesters meet with Corrigan, set up camp

Michael Huber
December 2, 2011
Filed under News

Nearly 150 SF State students attended an Occupy SF State rally yesterday in Malcolm X plaza to protest the coming 9 percent tuition fee hike. What began as a bunch of students chanting and defacing ATMs turned into a legitimate question and answer session with SF State President Robert A. Corrigan. At ...

VIDEO, PHOTOS: Occupy SFSU begins encampment

VIDEO, PHOTOS: Occupy SFSU begins encampment

Brittney Barsotti
December 1, 2011
Filed under News

At about 3 p.m. today students filled Malcolm X Plaza for a rally against the nine percent tuition hike that was recently passed. Speakers addressed the crowd of about 150 students present when the march began to go through Cesar Chavez Student Center about 20 minutes later. The students who are part of the Occupy SFSU movement then marched into the student center...

Designated smoking areas at SF State become social hub for smokers

Devery Sheffer
November 8, 2011
Filed under Uncategorized

Students show up to the two designated smoking areas of State Drive in small waves, chatting, mingling and lighting one another's cigarettes. The smell of smoke lingers, isolating the smokers from the rest of the campus. Instead of feeling like outcasts from the heart of the University, they have found a co...

Ike's Place SF State opening delayed again

Ike's Place SF State opening delayed again

KC Crowell
November 7, 2011
Filed under Life

By this semester, many students thought they’d be able to get their “dirty sauce”-smeared sandwiches from the SF State location of Ike’s Place. The sandwich shop, named after founder Ike Shehadeh, that found so much success in its Castro location that its long lines eventually forced them to expand to a larger location, was scheduled to ar...

Occupy SF protests still a strong presence in city

Sandra Lopez
October 10, 2011
Filed under Uncategorized

At 101 Market St. in front of the Federal Reserve, people have been persuading onlookers to join them in defending the 99 percent, referring to the idea that 1 percent of the population controls the world's wealth. Masked protesters carried signs that read, “We got sold out, the banks got a bailout...

Banned Books Week celebrates controversial reads

Krissa Stanton
September 29, 2011
Filed under News

Nearly everyone has read "Of Mice and Men" or "Lord of the Flies," and it's a fairly common sight in San Francisco to see someone on a bicycle donning a "Catcher in the Rye" T-shirt. But each year, these titles and many more reminiscent of high school English class come under attack. And sometimes, these...

SF State lacks awareness, appreciation of art

Xpress Staff
September 19, 2011
Filed under Opinion

Kelly Rappleye, Contributing Writer Although San Francisco is a city thriving with art culture, it seems the SF State campus is not reflecting that. Art awareness and appreciation on campus is at an extreme low. With little opportunity for fine art majors to showcase their work and low awareness from ...

Bruno Mars alleged SF State performance a hoax

Sara Donchey
August 26, 2011
Filed under Uncategorized

A few misled fans turned up to Malcom X Plaza at San Francisco State University today hoping for a Bruno Mars performance. No such event took place, and a few suspicious flyers are to blame. Bruno Mars fans at SF State must've had a very confusing day today, as rumors spread around campus that the ar...

Ike's Place coming to SF State this fall, finally

Caitlin Olson
August 24, 2011
Filed under Life

For students who are craving the sweet and tangy flavor of the “We’re JUST Friends” or the savory taste of the “Ménage à Trois”, the dream of Ike’s Place finally coming to SF State is becoming a reality. Ike Shehadeh, the owner of the famous sandwich shop, signed a lease with the Ce...

David Chiu visits campus as part of mayoral campaign

Juan Martinez
April 28, 2011
Filed under News

In his bid to become the next mayor of San Francisco, Board of Supervisors President David Chiu visited SF State today as a part of a Youth Community Voices Policy Event. Students filled the tiny Rosa Parks E room located in the Cesar Chavez Student Center to discuss challenges and issues that students c...

Day of (in)Action

Chase S. Kmec
March 9, 2011
Filed under News

March 2, 2011 will most likely be remembered as the ‘Day of Little Action.’ This year's Day of Action to save public education across California garnered some attention, but did not draw huge crowds at campuses statewide as expected—and SF State was no exception to the lower-than-expected turn...

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