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SF State budding filmmakers feature independent shorts in Campus MovieFest

SF State budding filmmakers feature independent shorts in Campus MovieFest

Michele Bird
October 2, 2012
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Student filmmakers are preparing to reel out their visions onto the silver screen for the fifth annual SF State Campus MovieFest. With only a week to do it, University students are tasked with creating five-minute shorts on any topic that are filmed, edited and produced at the free festival. “Year in and year out, students at SFSU have made some...

Three cases of robbery reported at SF State

Kirstie Haruta
September 27, 2012
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Three separate incidents of robbery were reported today at SF State, according to University police. Robbery suspect Kode Alan Smith was last seen in the area near the Cesar Chavez Center and the Bookstore, according to a statement from Chief of Police Patrick Wasley. Smith, 24, is suspected in two previous robberies at UC Berkeley. The release states that the suspect targets an...

The Depot, ASI to set up new venue at SF State for The Growlers Sept. 14

Sean Reichhold
September 10, 2012
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In a dark nook carved into a basement wall, musical guests amplify their talents over the mezzanine and down into the bustling and buzzing recreation and dining level. The sounds of live music provided by The Depot can regularly be heard emanating throughout the lower conference level of the Cesar...

Q&A: Les Wong on being 'a catalyst for a new vision' at SF State

Q&A: Les Wong on being 'a catalyst for a new vision' at SF State

Kale Williams
August 28, 2012
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Among the new faces on campus this semester will be that of Dr. Leslie E. Wong, SF State's new president. Wong hails from Northern Michigan University, a University much smaller than SF State, where he focused on forging connections with both students and faculty. Golden Gate Xpress Editor-in-chief Kale Williams had the pleasure of sitting down wi...

Mr. Fix It: Finding less crowded study areas at SF State

Mr. Fix It: Finding less crowded study areas at SF State

Brian Balisi
May 16, 2012
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While I was enjoying my last day of the semester, vaguely listening to the professor give his final lecture while giving my full attention to Facebook, I realized my work as Mr. Fix It wasn’t quite over yet. A loyal follower posted a picture of students having to study on the floors of the new library be...

Robert Corrigan plans future after stepping down as SF State president

Robert Corrigan plans future after stepping down as SF State president

Kelly Goff
May 16, 2012
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After serving 24 years as president of SF State, Robert A. Corrigan is looking forward to the days when he can read a book for pleasure, work on writing a history of the University and just take a few hours to think. Corrigan came to the University in 1988, the year that the first “Die Hard” movie hit th...

Food trucks arrive on SF State campus

Food trucks arrive on SF State campus

Michelle Olson
May 9, 2012
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The brightly colored and uniquely designed food trucks that adorn the streets of San Francisco have now shown up on the SF State campus after a year of discussion and some confusion about their legality on campus. The arrival of the food trucks on campus is a product of the collaboration of the University Corporation and the College of Science and Engineering to bring foo...

Miss Black California Brijet Finister dispels stereotypes of pageantry

Miss Black California Brijet Finister dispels stereotypes of pageantry

Juan De Anda
May 9, 2012
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Growing up, Brijet Finister had been deemed too thin, too beautiful, too smart, or too successful, but never just right. Back then, this bothered her immensely, but during her college career she has embraced her strengths and lives in two seemingly opposing worlds: She mixes textbooks and tiaras. Finister, a 21-year-old SF State English major, is the cu...

CFA will announce results of vote for potential strike on Wednesday

CFA will announce results of vote for potential strike on Wednesday

Carolyn Copeland
May 1, 2012
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After two weeks of voting, the California Faculty Association will reveal tomorrow morning whether the faculty has authorized a potential strike if no agreement is struck in their on-going contract negotiations with the California State University. More than 500 SF State faculty members are represent...

ASI organizes Rhythms Music Festival despite venue, cost challenges

ASI organizes Rhythms Music Festival despite venue, cost challenges

Barbara Szabo
April 26, 2012
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This time last year, the Annex served as a temporary library while the current one was under construction. But Thursday and Friday, April 26 and 27, a stage will take the place of desks, instruments will replace books and silence will be frowned upon as Toro y Moi headlines the Rhythms Music Festiva...

Key players in San Francisco music scene to host panel at Jack Adams Hall

Barbara Szabo
April 25, 2012
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Several key players in the San Francisco music scene and from SF State’s Music/Recording Industry school will host a panel Friday, April 27 at Jack Adams Hall in Cesar Chavez Student Center from 1 to 4 p.m. These insiders will share their perspective on running a record label, booking artists, owning and managing a venue and promoting events. Eac...

Mr. Fix It: Finding a solution for faster Wi-Fi at SF State

Mr. Fix It: Finding a solution for faster Wi-Fi at SF State

Brian Balisi
April 25, 2012
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I was in the Mr. Fix it headquarters the other day, excited to try on various outfits in hopes of finding the official Mr. Fix It uniform. I checked the time on my newly fixed clock and decided to spend a few minutes to browse the internet for the latest gadgets and accessories to add to my handy tool ...

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