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Students face long lines to pick up new Gator Pass

SF State students await Gator Passes in the Cesar Chavez Student Center around noon on Monday. (McClelland/Xpress)

Nicki McClelland
May 9, 2017
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A line overflowed outside the Cesar Chavez Student Center as students waited to pick up their Gator Pass made available for the first time Monday afternoon. The pass, which becomes effective in the fall, doubles as a Clipper card and student ID, gives students unlimited free MUNI rides (excluding ca...

International students showcase their home countries at Study Abroad Fair

Exchange student and artificial intelligence major Sierk Kanis, 23, talks with two students about the Netherlands at the Study Abroad event held in the quad outside Cesar Chavez Center at SF State on April 12, 2017, in San Francisco, Calif. (Mason Rockfellow/Xpress)

Madeleine Neale
April 13, 2017
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SF State’s annual Study Abroad Fair was held in the quad on Tuesday and Wednesday to highlight different countries students have the opportunity to study in as a part of their degree. The two-day event gave students a chance to talk with their international peers about their home countries and ...

Student Affairs’ healthy snack program goes unnoticed

SF State students shop at Healthy U in the Cesar Chavez Student Center in San Francisco, Calif, on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 (Kyler Knox/Xpress).

Lea Fabro
March 2, 2017
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The Health Promotion and Wellness unit of Student Affairs launched Nourishing Minds this semester in order to promote healthy snacking habits, but students remain unaware of the new program due to lack of advertising. The program is designed to help students determine which specific snacks and food ...

A week of resistance encourages students to speak out

Gabriela Ceeros, a junior majoring in Latina studies, adds her letter to the wall for the Week of Resistance where students can find contact information for their district representatives and state senators to send letters addressing their concerns about the immigration ban by Donald Trump, in the Cesar Chavez Building at San Francisco State University on Monday, February 6, 2017. (Sarahbeth Maney/Xpress).

Kelsey Matzen
February 14, 2017
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In response to President Trump’s travel ban, three SF State students organized a series of events  for people to express their objections as a part of the Week of Resistance. Alisar Mustafa, a political science major, Alec Santos, a communications major, and Jamila Cambridge, a Residential Life assis...

Students and faculty struggle with the cost of campus food

Garrick Wong
December 9, 2016
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When the needle hits noon and the smell of bacon permeates the senses; flocks of students head for their favorite vendors at Cesar Chavez Student Center or food trucks at Hensill Hall. While waiting in line at Café Rosso, Luis Chavez waved his head back and forth trying to get a good gauge of the...

Rained out town hall on tuition hike becomes student outreach event

VP of External Affairs, Celia Lobuono Gonzalez, discusses the potential tuition increase with SFSU student and employee, Kautilya Kukunoor, in the Cesar Chavez Student Center on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016.

Katherine Minkiewicz
December 1, 2016
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Associated Students Inc. were forced to make the most out of their rained out town hall meeting Wednesday afternoon, setting up a station on the lower level of the Cesar Chavez Student Center, serving up hot tea and information on the potential tuition increase to passing students. According to Celia...

Students get tips on renter’s rights at Legal Resource Center event

JFKU College of Law employee Ora Prochovnick and San Francisco rent board member Marissa Jimenez speak to students during the Housing Rights event in the Rosa Park room in the Cesar Chavez Student Center on Monday, Oct. 31, 2016.

Katherine Minkiewicz
November 7, 2016
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The sound of pens clicking and the scent of freshly made pizza permeated the air in the Rosa Parks event room in the Cesar Chavez Student Center, as students trickled in to hear a lecture and Q&A on tenant and landlord rights and laws at the annual SF State Legal Resource Center “Know Your Tenant/Land...

Kink University shows students the ropes of BDSM

SF State’s Education and Referral Organization for Sexuality director Reyna Aguilar
(left) shows SF State computer science major Maya Chatman (center) how to perform a double limb rope bondage on pre-child adolescent development major Felicia Macedo
(right) during the Playing by the Ropes: Kink & Bondage 101 event in the Rosa Parks Conference Room on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016. (George Morin/Xpress)

Victor Verdugo
November 2, 2016
Filed under Life

  With a table full of ropes, belts and whips, a director from Kink University, introduced BDSM to a room of 23 students at the Cesar Chavez Student Center in a workshop called Playing by the Ropes: Kink & Bondage 101. The event was hosted by the Educational and Referral Organization for Sexu...

League of Filipino Students talk peace in the name of sovereignty

SF State student Raymond Jegillos holds up a poster with important topics put together by members of the League of Filipino Students during their peace talk forum in the Richard Oaks Multicultural Center in the Cesar Chavez Student Center on Thursday, October 20, 2016.

Jason Rejali
October 28, 2016
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The League of Filipino Students discussed the civil conflict between the government of the Philippines and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines during a presentation at the Richard Oakes Multicultural Center last week.   “It’s kind of weird, right now in the Philippines that the n...

Video of Student Center confrontation fuels cultural appropriation controversy

Cory Goldstein (left) and Bonita Tindle (right) shown in a video posted on YouTube Monday, Mar. 28. (Nicholas Silvera via YouTube)

Kelsey Lannin and Miranda Bolar
March 29, 2016
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A confrontation between two SF State students caught on video in the Cesar Chavez Student Center went viral Monday. The argument centered around whether a white person wearing dreadlocks constitutes cultural appropriation. Around 4 p.m. in the SF State Student Center, Associated Students, Inc. intern and photography ma...

UPDATED: Video of Student Center argument goes viral

Reid Cammack
March 29, 2016
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A video of an argument between two people in the lower level of the Cesar Chavez Student Center started gaining traction online Monday. The video, titled "SFSU 2016 - Campus employee assaults white student for 'cultural appropriation,'" shows the student, Cory Goldstein, arguing with Associated S...

Revolution Club calls for April student strike against mass incarceration

Jordan Vail
March 15, 2016
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Halfway through a speaking event hosted by the Stop Mass Incarceration Network and the Revolution Club, main speaker D’andre Teeter proposed something radical to the attending students on Thursday. Teeter, the Bay Area organizer for the Stop Mass Incarceration Network, demanded a student strike in Apr...

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