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Organizations, departments host celebrations

Organizations, departments host celebrations

Alexis Manzanilla
March 19, 2019
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Amid a lack of University funds, the students and faculty of the College of Ethnic Studies turned to Associated Students, Inc. for help funding their own departmental end of the year celebrations, according to College of Ethnic Studies faculty. Many College of Ethnic Studies graduation ceremonies...

Presidents Day puts groceries on hold

Presidents Day puts groceries on hold

Joseph High
February 19, 2019
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Students who use the the Gator Groceries program were unable to use the service Monday because SF-Marin Food Bank, the company that stocks the pantry, was closed in observance of President’s Day, according to Associated Students, Inc. Events Coordinator Joseph Penner. A sign posted near the food...

Cherry Glazerr brings feminist punk to SF State

Cherry Glazerr lead vocalist Clementine Creevy performs at SF State in Jack Adams Hall on Thursday, Oct. 18. (Nicole Newman/Golden Gate Xpress)

Eliza Flynn
October 21, 2018
Filed under Featured, Latest, Life

Los Angeles-based femme grunge-punk band Cherry Glazerr brought gritty guitar riffs, funky bass-lines and unapologetically empowering lyrics to SF State’s campus Thursday night in Jack Adams Hall. Frontwoman Clementine “Clem” Creevy, a 21-year-old guitarist and vocalist, started the group when s...

Grammy-nominated duo Los Rakas perform at SF State

Members of the Black Riders Liberation Party perform at San Francisco State University’s Jack Adams Hall on Thursday, August 30th, 2018. The concert event, put on by Associated Students, took place from 6-9 PM and featured multiple performers. (Mira Laing/Golden Gate Xpress)

Chloe McDaniels
September 1, 2018
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  With 10 minutes until doors opened, Los Rakas were nowhere to be found. The Associated Students Inc. staff paced around while trying to put on its first concert of the semester without the headliner. Molly Felton, an ASI employee, said that she and multiple others had been contacting the...

Mashouf reimburses alumni through credit

Civil engineering major Mitchell Ingles prepares to climb the rock wall in the Mashouf Wellness Center at SF State on Monday, April 9, 2018. (Christian Urrutia/Golden Gate Xpress)

Christian Urrutia
April 11, 2018
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Seniors who frequently visit Mashouf Wellness Center can reap one more added benefit after graduation this spring: investor credit. Those who work out regularly in the newly opened gym have different memberships available to them, aside from current enrollment and using the facilities for free. One of...

ASI Farmer’s Market will start accepting EBT cards

Various Items that can be purchased with EBtT in one of the food stands. Photo by Jordi Molina/Golden Gate Xpress

Lea Fabro
March 28, 2018
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After a two-year process, SF State’s farmers market will soon be able to accept Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards to address food insecurity on campus. In 2016, the CSU Chancellor’s Office released a report indicating that approximately “one in four students were food insecure and one in 10 were housing displaced.” Adding EBT access to the farmer’s market...

ASI president wants Wong gone

Jacqueline Foley, the president of Associated Students Inc. at SF State, is photographed on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (Adelyna Tirado & Aya Yoshida/Golden Gate Xpress)

Ruby Virchow and Lea Loeb
February 21, 2018
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Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) President Jacqueline Foley detailed her frustration with the mistreatment she and fellow students, staff, faculty and administrators received under SF State President Leslie Wong’s authority in a Statement that was emailed to Wong and his administration last week. “I have experienced horrific, disrespectful and appalling behavior f...

ASI appoints two new representatives

Gabriela Cazares-Lopez
October 11, 2017
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Last fall Shirin Jafari was enrolled in 19 units, was able to maintain a job, complete a fellowship and co-author a published paper all while maintaining her 4.0 GPA. This semester she is taking on the task of being the business representative on the board of directors for Associated Students, ...

Hate speech posters cover SF State, again

Hate speech posters cover SF State, again

Kelly Rodriguez Murillo
September 28, 2017
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Last Thursday posters slandering Dr. Rabab Ibrahim Abdulhadi and other Palestinian community figures were scattered around campus two days after Abdulhadi hosted an Islamophobia panel for SF State’s Constitution Day, on Sept. 18 and 19. The posters, distributed by the David Horowitz Freedom Center, a...

“Life After Life” documentary shows brighter side of success after prison

Curtis Penn, director of Project Rebound, works on his computer in Cesar Chavez T-161 at SF State on Monday, May 8, 2017 (Sarahbeth Maney/Xpress).

Bridget Pocasangre
May 11, 2017
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SF State’s Project Rebound program and Documentary Film Institute are set to host a screening and panel for “Life After Life,” a documentary that aims to enforce the importance of education and foster a better understanding of those formerly incarcerated. The screening takes place 6 p.m. Wednesday i...

Graduating seniors display their artwork for the final time at SF State in a split exhibit

Students look at the art displayed at the ASI Art Gallery at SF State on April 27, 2017. (Tate Drucker/Xpress)

Roxanne Hernandez
May 3, 2017
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Art students and supporters bounced back and forth between the Associated Students, Inc. Art Gallery in the Cesar Chavez Student Center and the Martin Wong Gallery in the Fine Arts Building for the opening reception of this years’ senior art show. “Daily Acts” exhibit curator Weston Teruya was approached by...

ASI moves forward with a new board after a controversial election

ASI held the Inauguration for student government at Jack Adam's Hall on Monday, May 1, 2017 (Christianna Fjelstad/Xpress)

Lea Fabro
May 2, 2017
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The new board members of Associated Students, Inc. took their oaths in Jack Adams Hall on Monday, after weeks of careful deliberation on how to address conflicts surrounding the election. Jacqueline Foley, ASI’s official new president, is releasing a statement this week focusing on moving forwa...

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