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Student designers get recognized in this year’s FNA winter show

Kris Roberto, wearing a design in the Zero Waste Pledge portion of the show made by Maria Cabanban, changes clothes before walking the runway during the

Ayesha Rizvi
December 8, 2013
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[set_id=72157638429038523] Edgy and elegant student-made apparel designs graced the runway Friday evening during the "Brilliance: The Gems of San Francisco State" Winter Runway fashion show, hosted by the Fashion Network Association or FNA, a student organization. About 40 models exhibited ...

Student organizations hold ‘State of Emergency’ rally in Malcolm X Plaza

Michael Sanchez speaks to students about Tasers in Malcolm X Plaza during a rally Dec. 5. The rally was organized by a group of student organizations. Photo by John Ornelas / Xpress.

Guadalupe González
December 7, 2013
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[set_id=72157638420750273] A group of student organizations held a “State of Emergency” rally Thursday in Malcolm X Plaza. The students said they wanted to raise awareness of different proposed administrative decisions on campus. More than 40 people were at the plaza where the organizations add...

Taser debate sparks student protest

Taser debate sparks student protest

Andrew Cullen
November 25, 2013
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The escalation of the Taser debate resulted in a rally in Malcolm X Plaza Friday, where students protested against what they see as the silencing of student voice on campus. Protesters also spoke out against the auxiliary merger between Associated Students, Inc. and the Cesar Chavez Student Ce...

SF State students learn Krav Maga for self-defense

SF State students learn Krav Maga for self-defense

Beza Beneberu
November 12, 2013
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[HTML1] [set_id=72157637471681164] Last Thursday the Women's Center, an Associated Students Inc. program, and I-Team, a student-led group that works to create and promote Israel awareness on SF State's campus, combined efforts to a self-defense course for students. The Krav Maga self-defense ...

Student center remembers Richard Oakes in 11th annual celebration

Jasmin Taylor
November 12, 2013
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Next Thursday, Nov. 21, the SF State Richard Oakes Multicultural Center (ROMC) will host the 11th Annual Richard Oakes Celebration to commemorate the life of Mohawk Native American Activist Richard Oakes. The celebration, which is open to the public, will explore Native American community activism on c...

Students win big prizes at ASI Casino Night

Students win big prizes at ASI Casino Night

Shawn Whelchel
November 12, 2013
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[set_id=72157637619792916] The Cesar Chavez Student Center may lack the glitz and glamour of the Vegas Strip but on Friday, Nov. 8, the Associated Student, Inc.'s Casino Night brought some of the excitement of Sin City to the SF State campus. The event gave students with a valid identification c...

Pizza-eating contest won by unexpected non-student at Nizario’s grand opening

Pizza-eating contest won by unexpected non-student at Nizario's grand opening

Nelson Amaya
October 29, 2013
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[HTML1] [set_id=72157637103902885] With his stomach filled and hunger satisfied by an Ike's sandwich and bag of chips, Joe Pietrzak didn't see a pizza-eating contest in his near future. Egged on by his friends to take the final spot, Pietrzak reluctantly walked to the table to accept the challenge....

Women’s Center opens after long search for staff

Women's Center opens after long search for staff

Beza Beneberu
October 22, 2013
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The Associated Students, Inc. Women's Center opened its doors six weeks late this semester because of staffing delays. The Women's Center is one of seven ASI programs that provide services and resources to students, funded by a mandatory student fee of $54 each semester. Jamila Ali, associate exe...

Students create short films in one week for Campus MovieFest

Students create short films in one week for Campus MovieFest

Nelson Amaya
October 2, 2013
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More than 100 teams of students filled up the line at the red carpet for Campus MovieFest as the competition kicked off last Wednesday, Sept. 25, at SF State for a chance to win cash prizes and the opportunity to make a short film. “What we do is we provide students for free for one week a Panasonic ...

Suspect arrested in killing of SF State student Justin Valdez

Coburn Palmer
September 25, 2013
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A 30-year-old man was arrested outside his Oceanview home Tuesday, in connection to the shooting death of SF State student Justin Valdez. Valdez, a 20-year-old SF State sophomore, was shot in the back of the head and killed as he got off the M-Oceanview train at Randolph and Bright Streets in Ingleside at about 9:50 p...

Career Center holds part-time job fair

Career Center holds part-time job fair

Beza Beneberu
September 17, 2013
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Last Thursday's part-time job fair, hosted by the Student Involvement & Career Center (SICC), provided SF State job seekers an opportunity to find employment. This event gathered 33 business representatives into the Quad by the Cesar Chavez Student Center and from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Off-cam...

Library hosts Cesar Chavez photo exhibit

Library hosts Cesar Chavez photo exhibit

Ayesha Rizvi
September 17, 2013
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The J. Paul Leonard Library at SF State frames the life of Cesar Chavez and the members of the United Farm Workers with an exhibit on the fourth floor that brings to life the conditions of the symbolic 1975 1000-mile march to unionize farm workers. Sponsored by the Labor Archives and Research...

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