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VIDEO: What do you think of paying higher student fees for a new recreation center at SF State?

VIDEO: What do you think of paying higher student fees for a new recreation center at SF State?

Juan De Anda
February 22, 2012
Filed under Life

SF State students will soon see an increase in a mandatory recreation center fee of $35 that is paid with tuition. The fee not only covers costs for students to use the current facilities, but also will be used to build a new facility to be completed several years from now. The new recreation center...

More SF State students returning to Career Center for help in difficult economy

Krissa Stanton
December 8, 2011
Filed under Uncategorized

While students struggle to find careers after graduating from college, not all of them are taking advantage of the resources available to them on campus. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate among college students has climbed to 4.4 percent in October from 4.2 percent the pr...

Early Childhood Education Center lends a hand to student parents

Early Childhood Education Center lends a hand to student parents

Brittney Barsotti
October 12, 2011
Filed under Uncategorized

Sleepless nights, tight schedules and struggling to pay the bills are common woes on any college campus. These struggles are exacerbated when students are also facing the heavy responsibility of feeding, raising and finding the time to spend with a child. The demanding nature of classes while needing to maint...

What is an ‘at-risk’ student? Students question limited on-campus housing protocol

A student housing complex, the towers and the village at Centennial Square, on SF State's campus.

Olivia Wynkoop
June 22, 2020
Filed under Campus

University Housing announced its plans for fall semester in an email sent to students on June 4. Limited housing is available for two select groups of students, and prior fall housing confirmations are now null and void. “At-risk” students were listed as one of the exceptions of cancelled confirmat...

Students live stream music during quarantine

Students live stream music during quarantine

Whitney Papalii, City Editor
May 16, 2020
Filed under A&E, Coronavirus, Latest, Life, Multimedia, News, Videos

As the Bay Area follows the shelter-in-place order, students at SF State have found ways to stay musically active by live streaming performances on various social media platforms.  Many venues have shut down in the Bay Area, resulting in all music concerts and performances to be cancelled. As a result, m...

Student workers lose hours since COVID-19 pandemic

Olga Castanada during her shift at Peet's Coffee in the library on March 12, 2020. (Jacquelyn Moreno)

Jacquelyn Moreno, Campus Editor
March 18, 2020
Filed under Campus, Coronavirus

On-campus workers are suffering from slashed hours and job uncertainty since the cancellation of face-to-face classes. Olga Castaneda, a fifth-year business major works at Peet’s Coffee and describes the campus as a ghost town since the announcement of class cancelations. “There were only a ...

EROS bonds with students on campus

Mark Sade presents a bondage 101 class for SF State students in the Cesar Chavez Center on the SF State campus Feb. 26 2020. (James Wyatt/ Golden Gate Xpress)

Jacquelyn Moreno, Campus Editor
March 9, 2020
Filed under Campus

Different colored ropes covered the conference table in the Richard Oakes Multicultural Center. Student Director of Education & Referral Organization for Sexuality Joseph Sweazey, put together gift bags with condoms and brewed fresh tea as students started to trickle in the room.  EROS organized the workshop...

Mashouf Wellness Center hosts Wellness In Color event

Brittney Holloman, Fitness and Wellness Coordinator at Mashouf Wellness Center, explaining more into depth about her presentation on “Black Wellness” on Feb. 27th, 2020. (Tahjai Chan / Golden Gate Xpress)

Whitney Papalii, City Editor
March 4, 2020
Filed under Campus

Mashouf Wellness Center held a Wellness in Color presentation featuring the center’s very own fitness and wellness coordinator, Brittney Holloman to shed light on the lack of health and wellness resources and access provided for the black community.   Holloman has been working at Mashouf Welln...

Black Residents United in Housing hosts its first meeting of the semester to welcome back students

SF State organization BRUH meets for the first time in Cesar Chavez Student Center. (Saylor Nedelman / Golden Gate Xpress)

Whitney Papalii, City Editor
February 26, 2020
Filed under Campus

Laughter and music filled room T160 in the Cesar Chavez Student Center, as Black Residents United in Housing (BRUH) kicked off their first event of the semester last week to welcome back students.       The student-run organization advocates for black residents and offers a place to build stronger com...

Scammers phish for student emails

Scammers phish for student emails

Jacquelyn Moreno, Campus Editor
February 11, 2020
Filed under Campus

Information and Technology Services sent an email on Feb. 7 warning students of phishing scams disguised as job offers. According to the ITS phishing guide at SF State, “Phishing is an attempt to acquire sensitive information by pretending to be a legitimate or trustworthy entity.” This is done by e...

Students show off new moves in Passion Footprints

Felicia Hyde
December 10, 2019
Filed under A&E, Campus

Dancers in white button up blouses and jeans in different shades of blue strutted from sides of the stage to make their way to a rectangular plate of wood. Alternating between rows, students tapped a contemporary piece to Beyonce’s “Crazy in Love,” soon followed by echoes of bongos. Bodies crawl...

DACA students join nationwide walkout

MJ Johnson
November 19, 2019
Filed under Campus, City

The conservative majority U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Nov.12 on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and their intentions to shut it down. Undocumented students on SF State’s campus organized a walkout to retaliate.  The students joined nationwide walkouts from Los Ange...

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