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Covered California approves SF State to be health care enrollment educators

Covered California approves SF State to be health care enrollment educators

Beza Beneberu
October 15, 2013
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SF State's Student Health Center announced last Thursday, Oct. 10 their approval as an health coverage enrollment entity by Covered California at the Health and Wellness Fair on campus. This would provide the health center with two employees paid through a $1.25 million grant given to Cal State Lo...

ASI hosts town hall to explain programs and funding

Guadalupe González
September 16, 2013
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The Associated Students, Inc. is inviting all SF State students to participate in a town hall meeting in The Depot Wednesday, Sept. 18 at noon to learn what ASI does with the $42 each student pays them every semester. “I am certain that students have no idea about where their money is spent, and...

The Depot showcases weekly events

Lovelie Faustino
September 10, 2013
Filed under Life

The Depot is known for holding a variety of entertaining events in the Cesar Chavez Student Center. Here’s a few to check out this week.  “Live Music” Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 Live performances by salty rock band, Hot Flash Heat Wave; dreamy pop music duo, Seatraffic; alternative ro...

Five things to know about Greek life at SF State

Five things to know about Greek life at SF State

Ayesha Rizvi
September 4, 2013
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One of the most common ways for college students to get involved in school activities and make new friends is to join a fraternity or sorority. The idea of joining a sorority or fraternity conjures images of underage drinking, toga parties and bad behavior, but there are other positive aspe...

Back to school shows to see in August and September

Lovelie Faustino
August 26, 2013
Filed under Life

Summer is coming to an end and it’s about that time to jump out of bed and chase down MUNI, crash that impacted class and wait in a winding line to purchase books. But it’s also time to get acclimated to school and take advantage of the fun, friendly student-priced opportunities SF State has to offer...

SF State’s music scene fosters vibrant community

Xpress Staff
April 30, 2013
Filed under Life

[set_id=72157633375486561] By Kristen Martz and Lovelie Faustino As new students living in the dorms at SF State, Gregory DiMartino and Julian Borrego weren't allowed to practice their music in their rooms. Instead, they would walk about campus with their instruments, rehearsing and writing ne...

SF State alum launches smartphone rewards app

SF State alum launches smartphone rewards app

Joe Fitzgerald
February 14, 2013
Filed under Life

Hot out of SF State, business major graduate Michael Perry entered the world of Silicon Valley with fire and passion, and a plan for a simple mobile phone app that he knew would sell like hotcakes. Nobody cared. “No one wanted to believe in us because we were from SF State,” Perry said. Per...

The Fashion Blueprint: 'Revive' fashion show takes dark spin on fairy tales

The Fashion Blueprint: 'Revive' fashion show takes dark spin on fairy tales

Bryan Vo
December 1, 2012
Filed under Life

Fairy tales are a part of everyone’s childhood, but the Fashion Network Association’s leading designer Iris Chu has turned it into reality. Chu’s collection will feature a dark color palette based on Grimms’ fables, especially Little Red Riding Hood, in FNA’s upcoming winter show, Revive. BV:...

International Education Week unearths cultural awareness

Vikram Singh
November 5, 2012
Filed under News

SF State will host the world's largest International Education Week Nov. 13 through 16, according to the Office of International Programs. "We have no money, everything that we do is donated from other departments (involved in the project),” Jay Ward, director of International Education Week, said. “It'...

"Kink!" workshop demonstrates safety within BDSM community

"Kink!" workshop demonstrates safety within BDSM community

Jessica Schimm
October 31, 2012
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About 100 students broadened their knowledge on a different kind of pleasure in the Rosa Parks Conference room in the Cesar Chavez Student Center. In a delicate, yet open manner, Jen Day, Pepper Mint and Ari, who declined to give his last name—all whom are in polyamorous relationships with each other—educated a group...

PHOTOS: Fans celebrate Giants win at The Depot

PHOTOS: Fans celebrate Giants win at The Depot

Heather Ito
October 23, 2012
Filed under News, Sports

As the victory rain poured down at AT&T Park, SF State fans gathered at The Depot to witness the 2012 Giants clinch their way to the World Series. The 9-0 win gave fans like junior Gio Bonabie high hopes that the Giants will take the World Series by storm. "Oh we're takin' it. We're definitel...

SF State celebrates Islamic Awareness Week with discussion panel, potluck

Laura Savage
October 16, 2012
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Ahmina James hopes to dispel misconceptions and share her Islamic beliefs with fellow students during Islamic Awareness Week at SF State. “Instead of listening and asking questions, people are participating and doing,” said James, who is a senior political science major and the dawah coordinator,...

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