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Remapping planned for Muni routes

The 57 Park Merced bus approaches its stop on Arballo Drive and Acevedo Ave. Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2015. (Imani Miller / Xpress)

Creo Noveno
September 9, 2015
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SF State students will see changes to their Muni routes beginning Sept. 26 as part of a citywide Muni improvement program, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority announced Aug. 28. The changes are part of SFMTA’s Muni Forward campaign, an effort to update the transit system to...

Muni improvements assure faster commute for students

The 29 Muni bus is one of the routes experiencing an increase in frequency, or amount of buses during the day, and heads down 19th avenue towards Brotherhood way in front of SF State Monday, April 27.  (Drake Newkirk / Xpress)

Dayvon Dunaway
April 28, 2015
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Additional reporting done by Steve Calderon  As the Municipal Transit Agency service improvements rolled out across the city Saturday, SF State sophomore Andrea Rios said she waited nearly half an hour at the intersection of 19th and Holloway avenues for the 28 bus to arrive. The changes are par...

University to host state-wide conference on sustainability

(From right) Nick Kordesch, Caitlin Steele, both are the Sustainability Coordinators at SF State, and Miguel Guerrero, the student coordinator, kneels down next to the newly painted bike path sign which runs along the east side of Cox stadium Monday, March 2. (Daniel Porter / Xpress)

Avery Peterson
March 3, 2015
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SF State has been selected to host this summer's California Higher Education Sustainability Conference, a platform that encourages innovative solutions to sustainability issues throughout colleges across the state. The conference will highlight sustainable practices that reduce the environmental...

A slew of new shuttles arrive for students on first days of semester

SF State students file into the newly improved Daly City Bart shuttle on their first day back at school after winter break on Monday, Jan. 26.

Jennah Feeley
January 28, 2015
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SF State commuters boarded the University’s new shuttles for the first time Monday in hopes to make the trip between campus and Daly City BART faster and more efficient. The University decided to upgrade the buses after a 2013 transportation study demonstrated significant support for a better...

Parkmerced residents gather to discuss housing relocation

Alma Villegas
November 15, 2014
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Hundreds of residents living in Parkmerced will be relocated as part of a redevelopment project to add almost 6,000 new housing units to the neighborhood starting next year. The project, approved by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in May 2011, will add new housing units in Parkmerced, according t...

2014 Midterm Election Wrap up

(Left to right) First time voters Ryan Doyle, Lindsey Herbert and Xiomara Duran cast their ballots in the Junior Towers at SF State on election night Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. Helen Tinna/Xpress.

Xpress Staff
November 5, 2014
Filed under News

The Nov. 4 midterm election brought new and repeat voters to the three polling locations within SF State proximity, who helped determine local and statewide races and propositions. Some campaigns encountered heavy competition, including the District 17 State Assembly seat that pit supervisors David...

Loma Prieta’s 25 year anniversary acts as a reminder of safety measures

Michael Duran
October 14, 2014
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As Darien Lum walked out of his Oct. 17, 1989 meeting at SF State with his fraternity Phi Kappa Tau, the ground began to shake. At the 19th Avenue and Holloway Street intersection, power was out and traffic was bumper to bumper, drivers yelling out their windows. In the face of the chaos, Lum did the...

Faculty members ask students to join in solidarity for new labor contracts

Michael Ritter marches and chants in a picket line in front of SF State Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014. Students and faculty members gathered at the corner of 19th and Holloway avenues occupying part of the campus entrance.

Jennah Feeley
October 7, 2014
Filed under Multimedia, News

SF State faculty marched along the corner of Holloway and 19th Avenue today, marking the 99th day without a new labor contract. Students and other organizations joined the California Faculty Association’s picket line in solidarity. “Their working conditions are our learning conditions, and visa...

Wong seeks funds for new facility, considers demolition of Science Building

Michael Barba
August 26, 2014
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President Leslie E. Wong announced Monday that SF State may soon look toward private or public sources to fund the construction of a new, 200,000 square-foot science building on 19th Avenue and Buckingham Way within five to six years. With support from city officials and California State University C...

‘Sweet Ride’ exhibit urges students to bike to campus

'Sweet Ride' exhibit urges students to bike to campus

Angelica Williams
April 21, 2014
Filed under Life

Dodging in and out of a crowded 19th Avenue can be a terrifying experience for a bicyclist. There are buses, trains, cars flipping U-turns and college kids and high schoolers all sharing the roads and sidewalks. The organizers of the “Sweet Ride” exhibit want to show the campus the benefits in ditching ...

Community turns out for fourth annual 5K Walk, Run & Roll

Cynthia Salazar was the first for women to cross the finish line at SF State's 5K Walk, Run & Roll Sunday, April 13. Photo by Coburn Palmer / Special to Xpress

Haley Brucato
April 16, 2014
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While most were still tucked in bed sleeping off the night before, over 300 people rose and headed to Cesar Chavez Student Center before 8 a.m. to join the fourth annual SF State 5K Walk, Run & Roll. And not one, but two Gator mascots — one donning a full purple and the other a green costume ...

M-Ocean View line underground proposal has high cost, no definite gain

David Mariuz
April 8, 2014
Filed under Opinion

A faster commute between campus and downtown is a nice thought, but building a subway through 19th Avenue is a pipe dream. The project is designed with good intentions but completely impractical. Students will not benefit soon enough and the money could better be used elsewhere. Not to mention that ...

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