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UPDATE: SF State library installing doors, windows during final stages of construction

Michelle Olson
August 22, 2011
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In the furthest northwestern part of the SF State campus, students can be heard catching their breath after making the long trek to the temporary library facilities located in Annex I. The library was moved three years ago when rebuilding and retrofitting began on the the J. Paul Leonard Library’s central ca...

Stress takes hold during finals

Alberto Penalva
May 3, 2011
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With finals lurking right around the corner, students are taking it upon themselves to either foster or sabotage their future. Finals week is a stressful time for many students as they attempt to juggle academics while on the verge of summer break and a semester’s worth of hard work. While some ...

Students learn healthy ways to release at Stress Relief Day

April 27, 2011
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As final exam season approaches, students might have a pulse on their grades, but between all-night cramming sessions and hours spent sitting in the annex, it’s easy to forget to stay healthy. On April 27, campus organizations that promote health and fitness combined forces for the annual Stress Relief Day to remind SF State students to let out t...

Asia Express to be evicted

Megan Taros
March 8, 2011
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After 14 years of service, Asia Express, a Chinese eatery on the bottom floor of the Cesar Chavez Student Center, is fighting to keep its place despite its financial shortcomings. Frank Meng, owner of Asia Express is rallying employees, patrons and other supporters in an attempt to stop the eviction...

LGBTQ Scholars of Color seek equal representation

LGBTQ Scholars of Color seek equal representation

Dimitri Bailey
April 16, 2019
Filed under Latest, Life

The LGBTQ Scholars of Color Network hosted its third biennial conference at SF State to discuss LGBTQ people of color in the academic sphere. The LGBTQ Scholars of Color Network is a New York-based team of students and graduates advocating for queer rights and representation in the academic world....

Celebrate Year of the Pig with the Chinese Flagship Program

One of the golden papier-mache pigs that's being used as a table center piece for the Chinese New Year Celebration in the humanities building on Feb. 20, 2019.

Ali Lee
February 22, 2019
Filed under Life, News

The Chinese Flagship program of SF State is welcoming the Year of the Pig on Friday, Feb. 22. An on-campus event to commemorate the new year will be held at the Student Life Events Center at Annex 1. The event will go from 4 p.m to 6 p.m and will feature musical and martial arts performances from S...

Giants and SF State partner with Blood Center of the Pacific for blood drive

Giants and SF State partner with Blood Center of the Pacific for blood drive

Devon Haripal
September 13, 2018
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Collaborating with the San Francisco Giants and SF State, Blood Centers of the Pacific will hold a blood drive on Thursday, Sept. 13 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Annex 1. Those who donate blood will receive a free, limited edition Giants t-shirt, indicating they helped save lives. The blood center say...

Alpha Phi’s Mr. Heartthrob 2017

Alpha Phi’s Mr. Heartthrob 2017

Xpress Staff
November 11, 2017
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To raise money for women’s heart health, Alpha Phi held their annual comedy event, Mr. Heartthrob, on Thursday, Nov. 9 at Annex 1 on campus. Through the Alpha Phi Foundation and the American Heart Association, the event fundraised money by showcasing male students from several organizations. By Ja...

Smoke seen billowing out of Russian consulate’s chimney in San Francisco

A man carries a painting out of the Russian consulate in San Franicsco, Calif. on Friday, Sept. 1, 2017. (Travis Wesley/Golden Gate Xpress)

Janel Jackson-Oliver
September 1, 2017
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***Additional reporting by Travis Wesley*** Black smoke was seen coming out of the chimney of the Russian consulate in San Francisco earlier today, a day after the Trump administration directed the closure of the building after tension between the United States and Russia heightened. Firefighters...

ASI partners up with SF-Marin food bank to help feed hungry students

Allyson Borunda (left), Boris Ümarik (middle) and Alyssa Llewllyn (right), inspect and sort produce for the first food pantry at SF State. Associated Students Incorporated will be distributing food for students in need at the Library Annex I Student Event Center starting Monday February 27, 2017 in San Francisco, Calif. (Alina Castillo/Xpress)

Lea Fabro
March 4, 2017
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Associated Students Incorporated and the SF-Marin food bank launched a pop-up food pantry on campus to address food insecurity among students. ASI, which is in charge of the weekly farmers market in front of the Humanities building, has always been interested in finding ways to help eradicate food inse...

SF State sorority’s Mr. Heartthrob pageant taps into cardiac research

The contestants of Mr. Heartthrob on stage doing their dance routine during Alpha Phi sorority's annual philanthropy event Mr. Heartthrob on Oct. 29, 2015 at Annex 1. (Angelica Williams / Xpress)

Isabella Ohlmeyer and Tyler Primas
October 31, 2015
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Strapping male contestants from various fraternities and sports teams pumped up the crowd to raise money for the Alpha Phi sorority's annual philanthropy event Oct. 29 at Annex 1. The Eta Theta chapter's annual philanthropy event is a pageant for male SF State contestants with categories such as swim...

Undocumented graduates celebrate at first annual Beyond Borders ceremony

Undocumented graduating seniors line up in anticipation to receive their diplomas at the first annual Beyond Borders graduation in Annex 1 Sunday, May 17. (Tate Drucker / XPRESS).

Avery Peterson
May 19, 2015
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[slideshow_deploy id='66654'] Undocumented students celebrated with their friends and families at the first annual Beyond Borders Graduation held at the SF State Annex May 17. Improving Dreams, Equity, Access and Success, a student organization founded in 2008 to help undocumented students with...

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