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District 7 supervisor candidates debate Prop. A, Parkmerced redevelopment, pedestrian safety

Ellie Loarca
September 28, 2012
Filed under News

In a room scattered with candidate supporters and a handful of students, the five candidates for District 7 Supervisor gathered at SF State to discuss a series of student and community concerns. “Things got a little spicy tonight,” said first-time politician and candidate Andrew Bley. Mike Garcia, Norma...

SF State community pushes for on-campus polling location

SF State community pushes for on-campus polling location

Kevin Skahan
September 25, 2012
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For freshman Jasmine Ponce de Leon, this presidential election is a big deal. Not only will it be her first time voting, but her father's as well. Ponce de Leon, who lives on campus, originally planned on making the six-hour trek home to Carson, Calif. to vote because she was confused about where she ...

SF State to participate in Voter Registration Day Sept. 25

Kevin Skahan
September 23, 2012
Filed under News

In an extended effort to get out the vote this presidential election, SF State is joining thousands of volunteers nationwide for the first-ever National Voter Registration Day Tuesday Sept. 25. Register to vote on campus: When: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday Sept. 25 Where: Malcolm X Plaza "Voting i...

Campus crime update: reckless party rocking, a missing phone and a security test

Brad Wilson
September 18, 2012
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Driving Under the Influence of Party Rock On 19th Avenue, Sept. 14, officers conducted a traffic stop and determined a subject was driving under the influence around 3 a.m. While intoxication can sometimes lead to a great story or two — come on, this is San Francisco, a city only seven miles across ...

SF State's guide to must-see summer events

SF State's guide to must-see summer events

Adrian Rodriguez
May 14, 2012
Filed under Life

Summer break has almost arrived and after a semester of stress and dismal finances, it is time to kick back, relax and let loose in the city’s inexhaustible showcasing of events. Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival 2012 The ever-growing popularity of Outside Lands has made it into a highly-anticipated event as it ...

SF State commuter students may be forced to buy Clipper card

SF State commuter students may be forced to buy Clipper card

Ana Preza
May 9, 2012
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Update 5/12/12: Beginning Aug. 1, students who scan their Clipper cards before exiting BART will have 23 hours to use the transfer before it voids, as opposed to a one hour void as noted in the original plan. Commuter students can soon kiss those free yellow Muni transfer passes goodbye as BART starts to implement th...

Muni looks to shorten commute times on 28 and M lines

Muni looks to shorten commute times on 28 and M lines

Kale Williams
April 11, 2012
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The long journey to and from school may get shorter next year as Muni pursues a series of proposals to cut travel time along 19th Avenue. The proposed changes are part of Muni’s ongoing Transit Effectiveness Project, which started in 2008 and aims to improve reliability and efficiency on some of the city’s ...

Campus crime update: motorcycle theft, car versus stop sign and a disgruntled student

Tamerra Griffin
April 9, 2012
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(Not So) Easy Rider University police responded to a report of a stolen motorcycle on 19th Avenue April 3 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. While no leads have been identified, one can only presume that the thief was bored between classes and craved a thrill that back-door boarding on the Muni could no longer ...

Campus crime update: Loitering, theft, weapon possession

Cassie Becker
February 20, 2012
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Loitering at the Towers Police received a call Feb. 10 about a suspicious man lurking around the Towers at Centennial Square behaving very strangely. The fire department responded and determined that he was mentally altered. The man was transported to San Francisco General Hospital following the in...

Preliminary winners chosen in San Francisco election

Cassie Becker
November 9, 2011
Filed under News

Sixteen mayoral candidates have finally been narrowed down and current Interim Mayor Ed Lee is projected to be the first Chinese-American mayor of San Francisco with 31.38 percent of first-choice votes with 100 percent of precincts reporting. "I think we have something to celebrate here,” said Mayor...

Faculty, students picket at SF State

Kealan Cronin
November 8, 2011
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Spirits were high as SF State students joined members of the California Faculty Association in informational picketing today about the one-day faculty strike, set for Nov. 17. Teachers and students marched along 19th Avenue from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to call attention to the disparity in the California State Un...

VIDEO: SF State celebrates Sustainable Food Day with iron chef competition

VIDEO: SF State celebrates Sustainable Food Day with iron chef competition

Xpress Staff
October 26, 2011
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SF State, with the cooperation of its organizations and departments, began promoting environmentally friendly lifestyles through events and awareness for Sustainability Week, which began Monday. Transforming SF State into a more environmentally friendly campus has been priority since 2007 when President Robert A. Corrigan...

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