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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
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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...

Hide your kids, hide your bikes: bike theft an epidemic in San Francisco

Lisa Carmack
September 1, 2011
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Using environmentally-friendly transportation is becoming a widely-accepted trend, but what happens if being green leads to losing up to thousands of dollars of property? In 2010, San Francisco was deemed the fourth worst city in the country for bicycle theft by the bicycle lock company Kryptonite...

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...

Be safe: What to do in tsunami emergency

Xpress Staff
March 11, 2011
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By Hang Cheng - special to [X]press [email protected] To-do list in case tsunami hits San Francisco: 1. Don’t panic. 2. Stay away from the beaches and coastal areas. 3. Pay attention to the news, alarms and any other announcement. Tune in to emergency broadcast stations, KCBS 740 am for English or...

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...

Burk Hall fire drill successful

Aaron Salazar
March 3, 2011
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A routine fire drill interrupted instruction in Burk Hall for about 10 minutes at 11 a.m. today. People could be seen hovering around the building as they awaited permission to re-enter the building. Safety officer for the environmental health occupational safety department, Andrew Yu, said the intention...

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