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Making the Most with Madison: The best worst sushi around campus

Sushi for sale.
 (Bryan/Golden Gate Xpress)

Madison Van Every
February 28, 2018
Filed under Life, Opinion

Affordable sushi on every corner is one of the great hallmarks of big-city living, and San Francisco students know this best. The issue is, with so many options, it can become difficult to weed out which restaurants just suck. And with raw fish, you don’t want to find out too late. Sushi is a pop...

SF State develops new “Animals on Campus” policies

Communications major Mia Anderson and her dog Xena head down the stairs to the Humanities building at SF State on Thursday, Feb. 15. (David Rodriguez/Golden Gate Xpress)

Lea Fabro
February 28, 2018
Filed under News

SF State’s Department of Disability Programs and Resource Center (DPRC) is currently developing new policies regarding emotional support animals on campus. When it comes to animals on campus, the University currently only has policies implemented for service animals which are defined as “any dog...

International perspectives upset by SF homeless

Mike Rinebold begins to pack his belongings before leaving his camp site near Hippie Hill in Golden Gate Park on Saturday Nov. 11, 2017. (Niko LaBarbera/Golden Gate Xpress)

Darrin Baluyot
February 7, 2018
Filed under News

On a peculiarly warm winter day at SF State, when the noon sun was highest in the sky, students flocked to the quad in crowding numbers, filling the area as they rushed to class or took a break to enjoy the day. The pathways around the Cesar Chavez building were packed with student organizations recru...

29th annual World AIDS Day serves as learning experience and healing process for SF State family

Participants of a campus vigil listen to  Dr. Christopher Carrington's talk at the AIDS Memorial Grove at SF State on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (Aya Yoshida/Golden Gate Xpress)

Gabriel Agurcia
December 7, 2017
Filed under Life

Friday, Dec. 1 marked the 29th annual World AIDS Day, which SF State has taken part in to commemorate those affected by HIV and AIDS. SF State students and staff took part by holding three events — a screening of the film “We Were Here,” a vigil held in the AIDS Memorial Grove and an education...

Dildos don’t bite; they’re alright

A person at the EROS booth hands out free condoms near the Cesar Chavez building at SF State, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. (Laila Rashada/Golden Gate Xpress)

Jose Jimenez
October 30, 2017
Filed under Life

One’s sexuality is rarely an easy topic to discuss. So for the women working inside the Cesar Chavez Building, it’s not the number of students who come seeking information on sex that matters, but rather the satisfaction they receive from helping inform them that allows them to enjoy their job. Reb...

Midnight Moods jazzes up the Depot

Jaqueline sings during Jazz at the Depot in the Cesar Chavez building at SF State, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. (Bryan Ramirez/Golden Gate Xpress)

Brandon Lien
October 18, 2017
Filed under Life

SF State’s on-campus venue, The Depot, took a trip back in time to the early 20th century with a jazz trio who began in San Francisco four years ago, just looking to explore the world of music together. On Tuesday, The Midnight Moods, which is comprised of singer Jacqueline Corona, pianist Julian S...

Freedom of Speech panel brings Palestinian community issues to light

Dr. Rabab Abdulhadi speaks at the event “Freedom for Whom?” at Jack Adams Hall in the Cesar Chavez Building at SF State in San Francisco on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. (Oscar Rendon/Golden Gate Xpress)

Sadie Gribbon and Kelly Rodriguez Murillo
September 27, 2017
Filed under News

Some Palestinian students and faculty do not feel safe at SF State. A two-day informational panel lead by Dr. Rabab Ibrahim Abdulhadi, SF State Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diaspora studies, for SF State’s Constitution Day, featured a discussion on academic freedom for professors who stand up ...

New master plan reveals massive housing increase

SF State President Les Wong speaks at a meeting in the J. Paul Leonard Library at SF State, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. (Oscar Rendon/Golden Gate Xpress)

Garrett Bergthold
September 27, 2017
Filed under Life, News

Up to 8,300 new student beds will arrive on campus within 15 years as SF State accelerates its transition from being a commuter campus towards a residential campus, SF State officials announced Monday. More than 70 people witnessed the public unveiling of the first pieces of a plan set to redevelop...

Shapiro’s Berkeley speech void of pepper spray

Demonstrators gather during a protest near UC Berkeley on Thursday, September 14, 2017. (Travis Wesley/Golden Gate Xpress)

Ian Firstenberg
September 15, 2017
Filed under News

Riot gear equipped officers from three different departments encircled a portion of UC Berkeley's campus Thursday night as security for Ben Shapiro’s 7 p.m. speaking engagement. Shapiro is a right wing political pundit who has written for Breitbart, The Daily Wire and other similar publicatio...

“Life After Life” documentary shows brighter side of success after prison

Curtis Penn, director of Project Rebound, works on his computer in Cesar Chavez T-161 at SF State on Monday, May 8, 2017 (Sarahbeth Maney/Xpress).

Bridget Pocasangre
May 11, 2017
Filed under Life

SF State’s Project Rebound program and Documentary Film Institute are set to host a screening and panel for “Life After Life,” a documentary that aims to enforce the importance of education and foster a better understanding of those formerly incarcerated. The screening takes place 6 p.m. Wednesday i...

Associate dean at SF State chosen as SF Pride grand marshall

Dr. Sueyoshi poses for a portrait near the Ethnic Studies and Psychology building at SF State on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 (Sarahbeth Maney/Xpress)

Bridget Pocasangre
May 3, 2017
Filed under Life

One of six community grand marshals for the 47th Annual San Francisco Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride Celebration and Parade will be SF State’s associate dean of the College of Ethnic Studies, Amy Sueyoshi. As a grand marshal selected by the San Francisco Pride Board of Directors, Su...

Temporary studio space offered in ASI art gallery

Roxanne Hernandez
February 8, 2017
Filed under Life

Walls that are usually home to hanging art pieces were temporarily bare, with only a large wooden studio desk and an unarranged photography backdrop taking up the open space at SF State’s Associated Students Inc. art gallery. Located at the top of the Cesar Chavez student center, ASI opened their empty ...

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