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SF State pledges to divest in fossil fuels over next five years

SF State pledges to divest in fossil fuels over next five years

Chloe Johnson and Brian Donovan
April 7, 2014
Filed under News

SF State became the first four year university to promise to remove all of their investments in fossil fuel companies. The decision is a major pledge by the university to strive for a more environmentally friendly campus. Gopal Dayaneni, from the justice and ecology project Movement Generation, speaks to a swarm of student...

Noise Complaint dances start semester with “Back in the Rhythm”

Noise Complaint dances start semester with “Back in the Rhythm”

Kyle Da Silva
February 6, 2014
Filed under Life

Friday night’s “Back in the Rhythm” kicked off the semester for Student Life’s Noise Complaint dance party with over 300 students at the Cesar Chavez Student Center. The monthly gathering, which started in Fall 2010, kicked off with a late night of hip-hop, top 40 and electronic dance mu...

Costly Rhythms Music Festival attracts low student turnout

Jonathan Ramos
May 7, 2013
Filed under Life

[set_id=72157633444991328] With a headliner as prominent as Big Boi, of the Grammy award-winning hip-hop duo OutKast, and a price tag of $30,000, one might expect Thursday night’s Rhythms Music Festival to be a jam-packed affair. That just wasn’t the case. The Atlanta-based rapper played the jams, b...

VIDEO: SF State spices up Noise Complaint with Latin flavor

VIDEO: SF State spices up Noise Complaint with Latin flavor

Charlotte Boudesteijn
September 23, 2012
Filed under Life

Sweaty bodies, blazing trumpets and twirling hips all come together at Noise Complaint: Fiesta. The school dance party, organized by Student Life took place Sept. 22 at the Library Annex II at SF State. While Noise Complaint normally plays Top 40 hits and hip-hop, this "Fiesta" edition offered Merengue, Salsa and...

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
Filed under Uncategorized

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...

VIDEO: Dustin Musser of K Theory finds his niche in dubstep music

VIDEO: Dustin Musser of K Theory finds his niche in dubstep music

Kirstie Haruta
May 3, 2012
Filed under Life

Riding the wave of dubstep’s rising popularity, K Theory has found its niche in the Bay Area electronic scene. They frequent small clubs such as EPR, but found their way to the Annex at SF State. Dustin Musser, one-half of K Theory, is excited to have a platform for his eclectic beats and melodies....

VIDEO: Sitting down with mash-up artist The Hood Internet

Barbara Szabo
May 1, 2012
Filed under Life

Xpress News sat down with one-half of Chicago-based production duo The Hood Internet, Steve Reidell, just before he hit the Annex stage to perform during the second day of the Rhythms Music Festival presented by ASI. Reidell and sidekick Aaron Brink produce mash-up tracks using hip-hop and indie r...

Campus crime update: running from the cops, two lost wallets and a drinking game gone awry

Tamerra Griffin
April 29, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

Footrace Against the Police Yields Losing Results University police responded to a call about a suspicious looking individual near the Ethnic Studies and Psychology Building just before 8:30 a.m. April 27. Not one to be caught, the subject decided to put his P90X skills to the test by running away....

ASI organizes Rhythms Music Festival despite venue, cost challenges

ASI organizes Rhythms Music Festival despite venue, cost challenges

Barbara Szabo
April 26, 2012
Filed under Life

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...

SF State to increase student fees to pay for new recreation center

SF State to increase student fees to pay for new recreation center

Sean Duffy
February 24, 2012
Filed under News, Sports

Student fee increases are nothing new, but this semester a newly-approved fee requires students to pay for a campus recreation center that will not be completed for several years after most students have moved on from the University. The $35 per semester fee was approved for fall of this academic year,...

PHOTOS: SF State's J. Paul Leonard and Sutro Library partially open

PHOTOS: SF State's J. Paul Leonard and Sutro Library partially open

Tamerra Griffin
January 24, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

The J. Paul Leonard and Sutro Library, arguably the biggest and most highly anticipated campus revamping in the past four years, is taking the smallest steps in fully revealing itself to the public this week. Although the building officially opened along with other classroom doors at the beginning of the semester Monday, the onl...

Students seek the best places to study during finals week

Students seek the best places to study during finals week

Michael Huber
December 23, 2011
Filed under Uncategorized

It's the most wonderful time of the year. Paper is strewn about, everyone loses sleep over how prepared they are and fingers get tired from endless Internet searches. No, it's not Christmas; it's the end of the semester. But, like Christmas, finals can make it difficult to find a moment of peace amid...

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