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Fair allows students to explore social issues

Students get food during the intermission at the screening of Hidden Colors 3: The Rules of Racism at the African American Health Fair in Jack Adams Hall Tuesday, May 5. (Melissa Minton / Xpress

Kelly Soderlund
May 6, 2015
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SF State's 22nd annual African American Health Fair departed from the event in years past Tuesday, widening the scope of the event to focus on the social health issues that affect the black community. The ran the event, which was held at Jack Adams Hall and was open to all students. "We are...

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...

Cal State system commits to increase graduation rate

Timothy Smith
January 28, 2015
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The Chancellor of the California State University system announced a new plan to improve graduation rates at the State of the CSU address in Long Beach Jan. 27. In his address, Timothy P. White, seventh chancellor of the CSU system, celebrated the achievements of the program, discussed the current ...

International Education Week opens with foreign exchange students’ experiences

Parisian exchange students Brendon Novel and Auriane Denis-Loupof describe life in Paris during International Education Week in the Rosa Parks conference room in the Cesar Chavez Student Center Monday, Nov. 17, 2014. Daniel Porter / Xpress

Timothy Smith
November 18, 2014
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[dropcap]O[/dropcap]scar Villagrana knew he had made it to the right place when he arrived in Amsterdam and saw large crowds of people cruising down walkable streets instead of the gridlocked traffic associated with large American cities. A senior in SF State’s music program, Villagrana chose to...

Propsed UC system tuition increase stirs controversy among students

Daniel Rivera
November 18, 2014
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The University of California president’s proposal to increase tuition by 5 percent over the next five years, which is scheduled for a Nov. 19 vote, has drawn opposition from students and concern within the California State University system. The proposal, announced Nov. 6, would result in an added...

Third elected ASI official steps down since the start of the semester

Daniel Rivera
October 6, 2014
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Another elected official of Associated Students Inc. Board of Directors cited personal reasons when she stepped down last week from her position as vice president of university affairs, marking the third resignation since the start of the semester. Virginia McBride, former vice president of university...

Oct. 1 is the last day for students to vote to approve the ASI/Student Center Merger

Daniel Rivera
October 1, 2014
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Today is the last day that Associated Students Inc. (ASI) will hold elections for students to approve the merger between the student government and the Cesar Chavez Student Center (CCSC). While ASI and the Student Center Governing Board have already voted unanimously to approve the merger, ASI bylaws...

New ASI president looks forward to her future effect on students’ lives

Sarah Padash, ASI President, poses outside the Malcolm X Plaza on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014.

Daniel Rivera
September 9, 2014
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Immediately following the resignation of the elected Associated Students Inc. (ASI) president, fellow board members expressed their support of Vice President of Internal Affairs Sara Padash stepping in for the job. “I think she’s the perfect person to fill this role and be the face of this organization,”  said Phoebe Dye, ASI board of directors m...

Art galleries on campus welcome students to express themselves

An art piece symbolizing gentrification in the bay area at the

Hannah Mullins
August 31, 2014
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On a campus strewn with art on lawns, in trees and even in the form of crocheted bikes, many SF State students are still unaware of the three art galleries available to view, free of charge. Liza Boozer, a former student and artist, knows this all too well. The sound of giggles and gasps surrounded...

ASI veteran Kenneth Collins clinches presidential seat

Kenneth Collins discusses his plans for the future as ASI President during an interview on Monday, April 21. Photo by Ryan Leibrich / Xpress

Emilia Rosales
April 29, 2014
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The official results of the 2014 Associated Students, Inc. Board of Directors election are in, and Kenneth Collins will serve as the new ASI President. “We are the voice of students,” said Collins. “If we’re not getting their voices, we’re not doing our job.” Collins says he not only wan...

Students, faculty present research on depression at SF State’s 2nd Annual Health Symposium

Jayda McClendon
April 22, 2014
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As Ytzya Sanches presented her research on depression in the gay community, she reflected on how she became interested in the topic: at a restaurant outing with her niece. “My niece was shocked and disappointed by the waiter’s voice because she thought he sounded like a girl,” said Sanches, a se...

“Queer Your Rights” conference educates LGBT students on rights for housing, employment

Omar Romero, the graduate representative for Associated Students Inc., listens to a speaker at Queer Your Rights, an event put on by the Queer Resource Center and Legal Resource Center, in Cesar Chavez Student Center, Thursday , Feb. 20th, 2014. The event brought speakers from different organizations to address the rights of queer and/or trans people. 
Photo by Gavin McIntyre / Xpress

Chloe Johnson
February 22, 2014
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[set_id=72157641286296534] The Queer Resource Center put on the first "Queer Your Rights" conference last Thursday in the Richard Oakes Multicultural Center. The event was hosted by the Queer Resource Center, in conjunction with the Legal Resource Center, and ASI. Its  purpose was to educate stu...

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