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Art galleries on campus welcome students to express themselves

An art piece symbolizing gentrification in the bay area at the

Hannah Mullins
August 31, 2014
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On a campus strewn with art on lawns, in trees and even in the form of crocheted bikes, many SF State students are still unaware of the three art galleries available to view, free of charge. Liza Boozer, a former student and artist, knows this all too well. The sound of giggles and gasps surrounded...

‘Movement in Paper’ exhibit shares the simplicity in origami with students

Angelica Williams
May 7, 2014
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Living in a modern world students have so much more at their fingertips that without thinking they can transform a simple sheet of paper into a three dimensional origami art work that has been an age old tradition in the Japanese culture for  many generations. [HTML1] Curators June Sakamoto and Vicky Mih...

Route Zero presents alternate transit options to students

Jayda McClendon
April 29, 2014
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A group of bike riding instructors and sustainability strategists toured SF State for the first time Thursday, April 24, giving students the opportunity to learn about alternative forms of transportation. “Our goal is to present a holistic approach towards sustainability for students and faculty,” ...

‘Sweet Ride’ exhibit urges students to bike to campus

'Sweet Ride' exhibit urges students to bike to campus

Angelica Williams
April 21, 2014
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Dodging in and out of a crowded 19th Avenue can be a terrifying experience for a bicyclist. There are buses, trains, cars flipping U-turns and college kids and high schoolers all sharing the roads and sidewalks. The organizers of the “Sweet Ride” exhibit want to show the campus the benefits in ditching ...

First standalone Dean of Students in 20 years leaves for UC Berkeley

Joseph Greenwell, Dean of Students, talks with Jebril Fayyad, founder and president of United People for Peace, at SF State's Accessible Adventures Day held in Malcolm X Plaza Tuesday, April 15. Photo by Jenny Sokolova / Xpress

Julia Middlemiss
April 15, 2014
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The news of Joseph Greenwell’s departure has left colleagues with bittersweet feelings. SF State’s Dean of Students recently announced that he will move from one Bay Area college to another. Joseph Greenwell, Dean of Students, talks with Jebril Fayyad, founder and president of United People for Peace, at SF State'...

Selfie pop-up exhibit makes students a part of the gallery

Dante Moreci taking a picture of the wall of selfies at the Art Gallery at SF State on the opening night of the

Angelica Williams
April 7, 2014
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The selfie pop-up exhibit was a unique and fun experience for students and faculty to pop in and view this new trend that has taken on self-expression and art for students who contributed to the exhibit. The atmosphere was casual with chatting, a taco bar and indie rock music playing in the backgrou...

ECO Students plans Earthbench by Thorton Hall

ECO Students plans Earthbench by Thorton Hall

Chloe Johnson
March 14, 2014
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SF Lowell Highschool Outdoor Garden Classroom Year of The Water Dragon Earthbench. Started Fall 2012 and finished Spring 2013. Earthbench seats over 35 students and serves as an outdoor classroom for Lowell's educational garden. Photo courtesy of Brennan Blazer Bird / Special to Xpress The Environmenta...

Christian speakers get a rise out of students on campus

Christian speakers get a rise out of students on campus

Rachel Aston
February 27, 2014
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[set_id=72157641591567354] Three Christian speakers got a reaction from students when they paid a visit Wednesday, Feb. 26 to spread what they believe is the gospel. Kahafre James, a member of Hip Hop For Change, holds a sign reading "this guys is a douche" as Greg S. Davis debates with a crowd...

Chilean speakers inspire SF State’s first student union

Chilean speakers inspire SF State's first student union

Julia Middlemiss
February 26, 2014
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SF State's first student union held its opening event that featured three Chilean student activists to speak about social activism in Chile as apart of their national speaking tour Friday at The Richard Oakes Multicultural Center. The San Francisco Student Union consists of both SF State and ...

“Queer Your Rights” conference educates LGBT students on rights for housing, employment

Omar Romero, the graduate representative for Associated Students Inc., listens to a speaker at Queer Your Rights, an event put on by the Queer Resource Center and Legal Resource Center, in Cesar Chavez Student Center, Thursday , Feb. 20th, 2014. The event brought speakers from different organizations to address the rights of queer and/or trans people. 
Photo by Gavin McIntyre / Xpress

Chloe Johnson
February 22, 2014
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[set_id=72157641286296534] The Queer Resource Center put on the first "Queer Your Rights" conference last Thursday in the Richard Oakes Multicultural Center. The event was hosted by the Queer Resource Center, in conjunction with the Legal Resource Center, and ASI. Its  purpose was to educate stu...

UPDATE: Zionist group pushes for legal action against Palestinian student group and its members

UPDATE: Zionist group pushes for legal action against Palestinian student group and its members

Andrew Cullen
February 18, 2014
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Ahmina J. talks with two attendees holding up Palestinian flags at a rally to celebrate the Palestinian Cultural Mural: Honoring Dr. Edward Said on the Cesar Chavez Student Center. The first part of the rally was held at Malcolm X Plaza after which a procession led to the mural North Plaza Thursday, Nov. 7, 2...

Congresswoman Jackie Speier visits SF State, encourages students to enroll in healthcare

Congresswoman Jackie Speier visits SF State, encourages students to enroll in healthcare

Jayda McClendon
February 8, 2014
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Congresswoman Jackie Speier speaks at the Health Fair in the Cesar Chavez Center Friday, Feb. 7 to encourage students to sign up for health insurance. Photo by Ryan Leibrich / Xpress During the Healthcare 411 event in the Cesar Chavez Student Center this morning, congresswoman Jackie Speier stresse...

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