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Biomechanics could provide athletes better understanding of body movement

Biomechanics could provide athletes better understanding of body movement

Heather Ito
December 11, 2012
Filed under Sports

Swimmers of a young age are thrust into the water to learn a challenging technique: the breaststroke. Only after years and years of professional training does a swimmer become polished enough for an Olympic competition. With biomechanics, physics is used to analyze performance in order to gain a greater understanding of human mo...

Campus crime update: an active warrant, a feud and graffiti

Brad Wilson
October 9, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

Probation Violation Officers spotted a male subject sleeping in the Science Building Oct. 5. and determined that the subject had an active $1,000 warrant out from San Mateo County for probation violation. This is the second week with similar circumstances. It would appear that a college campus is not som...

UPDATE: Third case of chickenpox reported at SF State

Erin Dage
September 20, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

UPDATE 8:15 p.m., Sept. 20: The director of Student Health Services reported a third case of chickenpox today in an email addressed to student residents. This is the second case of chickenpox involving a student who lives on campus, according to the email. "In addition to attending classes, this st...

TODAY: Forum set to discuss post-9/11 world affairs

Angela Raiford
September 11, 2012
Filed under News

To commemorate the 11th anniversary of 9/11, the University's history department presents the Jules Tygiel Memorial Forum today. This is the 11th annual forum set to discuss world affairs in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Moderated by associate professor of history Mazier Behrooz, the forum...

Food trucks arrive on SF State campus

Food trucks arrive on SF State campus

Michelle Olson
May 9, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

The brightly colored and uniquely designed food trucks that adorn the streets of San Francisco have now shown up on the SF State campus after a year of discussion and some confusion about their legality on campus. The arrival of the food trucks on campus is a product of the collaboration of the University Corporation and the College of Science and Engineering to bring foo...

VIDEO: SF State hosts landmark ceremony honoring Native American tribes

VIDEO: SF State hosts landmark ceremony honoring Native American tribes

Gil Riego Jr.
April 27, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

Tribes from Santa Rosa and Lake Isabella gathered at SF State for a historic moment in modern Native American history. In accordance of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, today's ceremony marks the first time in California history that ceremonial baskets were returned to...

SF State: are we prepared for a major earthquake?

Katherine Yau
December 1, 2011
Filed under News

It could happen at anytime, anywhere. It starts with distant rumbling followed by the subtle sway of the ground beneath, the superficial evidence of a tumultuous tectonic tumble seething underground. San Francisco has experienced several earthquakes during the past few months, with three at or above...

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
Filed under Uncategorized

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...

Woman sent to hospital after accident on 19th Avenue

Chris Haire
February 24, 2011
Filed under News

A woman was taken to the hospital this morning after she drove her small-sized pickup truck onto the ramp of a commercial utility truck, causing her vehicle to flip over onto 19th Avenue, according to Officer Bryan Lujan of the San Francisco Police Department. The woman's status is not known. Around...

Rental truck removed from track, M-line route on schedule

Rental truck removed from track, M-line route on schedule

Xpress Staff
January 24, 2011
Filed under News

A Penske rental truck drove onto the Muni track in front of SF State at 10:46 a.m. today after swerving onto the track at the intersection of 19th and Holloway avenues, according to metro inspector Carmel Debono.There were no injuries but the accident hindered students ability to leave campus after their...

Let’s clear the air, Earth Day turns 50

Art Courtesy of Geraluz

Camille Cohen
April 22, 2020
Filed under City, Coronavirus, Featured, News, Science

The 50th annual Earth Day may be spent with some of the cleanest air since before the celebration’s beginning. But the seeming improvement, as reported by journalists and shared across social media, doesn’t stem from climate activists’ decades-long struggle for climate reform. Rather, regulations to ...

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, Staff reporter
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...

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