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Newly-opened Ike's Place brings choices and competition to SF State

Newly-opened Ike's Place brings choices and competition to SF State

Xpress Staff
March 7, 2012
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Story by Caitlin Byrne, special to Xpress It has been featured in eight articles in The New York Times, 7x7 Magazine’s “100 Things to Eat Before You Die” and a number of restaurant reviews, all hailing Ike's as the best sandwich in San Francisco. So naturally, Ike's taking its place at SF State has been a highly-anticipated event. March 1, the campus co...

SF State athletes put school before play

SF State athletes put school before play

Vonique Stricklen
February 7, 2012
Filed under Sports

Between classes, homework, a social life and a job, it’s hard for many students to keep up their grades; but Gator athletes make getting a 3.0 grade point average possible by following the Athletic Department’s highly organized process for managing time. According to baseball infielder and senior...

SF State wrestlers fight to keep weight down while on break from school

SF State wrestlers fight to keep weight down while on break from school

Kealan Cronin
December 13, 2011
Filed under Sports

While most students relax and devour their favorite holiday meals during Christmas break, the SF State men’s wrestling team will work hard to maintain their weight and avoid sweets. The team won't miss a beat as they continue to strengthen and prepare for the rest of the season. “I work out every day over break, at least run,” said Dylan Phillipy, a ...

SF State track and field fundraiser raises scholarship money in style

SF State track and field fundraiser raises scholarship money in style

Kealan Cronin
November 1, 2011
Filed under Sports

A ballerina in a blue wig, superwoman and others joined forces Friday at Cox Stadium to throw javelins and discuses to raise funds for the throws squad at SF State. The all-female throws squad, part of SF State’s track and field team, dressed in costume to host the first-ever Throw-a-fit, a fundraiser designed to raise mone...

SF State baseball team raising money for player who was struck by vehicle

SF State baseball team raising money for player who was struck by vehicle

Godofredo Vasquez
October 25, 2011
Filed under Sports

While trying to catch a bus home Sept. 9 at approximately 9:30 p.m., Mo Mariscal, second baseman for SF State, was struck by a vehicle on the corner of Holloway and 19th avenues according to head coach Mike Cummins. Mariscal was taken to the hospital and spent three weeks in the intensive care unit. He i...

Muni to install cameras to make sure operators aren't using cell phones

Muni to install cameras to make sure operators aren't using cell phones

Michael Huber
October 18, 2011
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Most people are finally beginning to understand the dangers of using cell phones and other electronic devices while driving. Now, the risk posed by train operators using such devices is becoming equally apparent. Earlier this month the California Public Utilities Commission voted unanimously to make the use of cell phones and electronic devices i...

SF State athletes must cope with run-down field at Cox Stadium

Jamie R Wells
September 26, 2011
Filed under Sports

In feel-good sports movies, the big game is always a visual and emotional treat. The stands are packed with fans, the players are dripping sweat and the field is pristine. Never do you see dry patches or uneven surfaces, but at SF State that is what athletes face every day. Blame the budget, blame t...

Student athletes look for balance between school and sports

Jamie R Wells
September 21, 2011
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Being a student athlete at SF State is almost like something out of a spy novel —  these young men and women live double lives, weaving in and out of a society that knows little about them and understands them even less. “It’s definitely a challenge to be a student athlete," said senior socce...

International students make their mark on SF State's women's volleyball team

Jamie R Wells
September 21, 2011
Filed under Sports

Diversity is something that is not only accepted but also appreciated at SF State, and the University’s volleyball team is no exception. This season features two new additions to the team, both of whom traveled roughly 6,000 miles from two different continents to get where they are today. Sophomores Charlotte Cam...

SF State volleyball coaches lead team as brother-sister duo

SF State volleyball coaches lead team as brother-sister duo

Jamie R Wells
September 19, 2011
Filed under Sports

For the SF State volleyball team’s head and assistant coaches, the sport is more than just a passion or livelihood - it’s a family affair. That’s because head coach Michelle Patton, 35, and her brother, assistant coach Jason Patton, 38, come from a family of volleyball players. The love of volleyball sta...

Women often outnumbered in engineering

Katherine Yau
September 14, 2011
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In every engineering classroom Ingri Lopez has stepped inside, she routinely finds herself as the lone female in an area of men. While female students outnumber their male counterparts at SF State by more than a 12 percent difference, the gender ratio in engineering classrooms is contradictory. “I...

VIDEO: Sports reporter Mike Bebernes races freshman track star Paxton Cota

VIDEO: Sports reporter Mike Bebernes races freshman track star Paxton Cota

Sara Donchey
September 13, 2011
Filed under Sports

Xpress sports reporter Mike Bebernes, 28, decided to challenge California Collegiate Athletic Association runner of the week, Paxton Cota, and it did not go well for him. Cota runs for the SF State cross country team. And oh yeah, she's a freshman. Video shot and edited by Nick Moone. [youtube]ht...

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