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Anti-abortion activists ignore societal conditions

A Genocide Awareness Project sign with the words “Fuck you bitch my body my choice,” scrawled on it in front of the Cesar Chavez Center during an anti-abortion protest on Monday, April 15, 2019.(JAMES CHAN/ Golden Gate Xpress)

Xpress Editors
April 16, 2019
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A Genocide Awareness Project sign with the words “Fuck you bitch my body my choice,” scrawled on it in front of the Cesar Chavez Center during an anti-abortion protest on Monday, April 15 2019. (JAMES CHAN/ Golden Gate Xpress)   Abortion is not genocide, and people who claim otherwise are i...

ASI election voting begins today

Photo by Element5 Digital on Unsplash.

Robert Juarez
April 15, 2019
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Photo by Element5 Digital on Unsplash.   Associated Students Inc. opened the election polls for fall 2019 board member positions today, April 15, and will close on Thursday, April 18. “Last year there was a lot of positions that went uncontested, we want to make sure that each position at least has someone running,” ASI President Nathan Jones  “This year there are a lot of positions that have a...

Therapy dogs invoke stress-relief, love

BECA major Jalyn Ocampo (front-left), biology-physiology major Luke Wesley (upper-left), biology major Jessica Bermudez (upper-center), health education major Samantha Hudson (center), and health education major Rizalyn Hiyao (upper-right) pose for a photo with SPCA Wag Brigade therapy dog Toby on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Toby was one of four dogs that visited the Cesar Chavez Center as part of the school’s Therapy Animal program.

Chris Robledo
March 12, 2019
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Community airs frustration with administration at President Search Forum

An audience member addresses a panel of administrators and one student at the SF State Presidential Search Committee open forum on Feb. 5. Photo by Shaylyn Martos

Robert Juarez
February 13, 2019
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SF State students, faculty and staff told members of the Trustees Committee for the Selection of the President what they hope to see in the person hired to fill outgoing President Leslie Wong’s shoes in an open forum held in the McKenna Theater on Tuesday, Feb. 5. Members of the SF State community took the o...

Latinx communty connect at networking event

Latinx communty connect at networking event

Alexis Manzanilla
September 27, 2018
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The Latinx Faculty, Staff and Student Tardeada took place on Wednesday, Sept. 26 from 4-6 p.m. at Jack Adams Hall in the Cesar Chavez Student Center. In the wake of the 50th anniversary of the creation of the College of Ethnic Studies, the event aimed to unite student organizations, particularly thos...

Campus vending machine temporarily shuts down

The vending machine between the Administration Building and the J. Paul Leonard Library undergoes maintenance at SF State on Sept. 26, 2018. (Oscar Rendon/Golden Gate Xpress)

Lorenzo Morotti
September 26, 2018
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Students' only option for late-night and weekend snacks is shut down, but fear not, the campus vending machine is going to reopen "any time now," according to Chris Farmer, The University Corporation director of operations. Farmer said he could not be more specific about the reopening of the mach...

Leaders of tomorrow begin at Project Connect

Leaders of tomorrow begin at Project Connect

Alexis Manzanilla
September 19, 2018
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SF State's newest student mentors, role models and activists vowed to use their influence to positively impact under represented communities and promote higher education during the 14th annual Project Connect open house on Sept. 19. The event served to introduce Project Connect's newest group of student...

Local artist uses work to fight oppression at SF State art show

Chris “L7” Cuadrado poses for a portrait at the Art Gallery in the Caesar Chavez Student Center at SF State on Sept. 6, 2018. Cuadrado’s art is known for informing communities about resistance. Cuadrado’s art is in this picture is a message-based collage involving decolonization, oppression, and liberation through the act of resistance. (Evan Moses/Golden Gate Xpress)

Megan Fitzmorris
September 8, 2018
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Dressed in a blue printed button-down shirt with his shoulder-length hair gracing the top of his shoulders, Christian “L7” Cuadrado walked into the room with a small piece of sage poking out of the top of his pocket. “It’s to calm my nerves,” he said. “I picked it on the way here.” He hosted his first...

Grammy-nominated duo Los Rakas perform at SF State

Members of the Black Riders Liberation Party perform at San Francisco State University’s Jack Adams Hall on Thursday, August 30th, 2018. The concert event, put on by Associated Students, took place from 6-9 PM and featured multiple performers. (Mira Laing/Golden Gate Xpress)

Chloe McDaniels
September 1, 2018
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  With 10 minutes until doors opened, Los Rakas were nowhere to be found. The Associated Students Inc. staff paced around while trying to put on its first concert of the semester without the headliner. Molly Felton, an ASI employee, said that she and multiple others had been contacting the...

Crave, your new craving

A student places an order at Crave Halal Sandwiches in the basement of the Cesar Chavez building on Monday, Apr. 30, 2018.

Aria Brock
May 9, 2018
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Below the Cesar Chavez Center, next to the gaming center, sits Crave — a new sandwich shop where Ike’s Place used to be, which had previously closed over two months ago. The change has gone mostly unnoticed, even with the popularity on campus — or at least that is what many students...

Swapping tags

Kemi Ike
March 19, 2018
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The Fifth Annual Clothing Swap at SF State is an opportunity for students to get rid of old clothes, discover some new wardrobe pieces and be a part of a great cause. The Clothing Swap allows people to donate unwanted clothing without having to make the trip to thrift stores in the city, giving s...

Open Mic provides safe space

Alennie Roldan recites a haiku during the first half of the Queer Open Mic Night at The Depot on Monday, March 5, 2018. (Niko LaBarbera/Golden Gate Xpress)

Dimitri Bailey
March 14, 2018
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To some, the popular song “Express Yourself,” written and sung by Charles Wright and The Watts, is more than just a song to SF State’s LGBTQ+ students. It’s a safe space to express yourself. Safe zones play a pivotal role in fostering a safe campus environment by building a support system through...

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