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Hungry students grub at new campus eateries

Hungry students grub at new campus eateries

Nelson Amaya
September 10, 2013
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[set_id=72157635466953067] For Muhammad Awadalla's father, Nizario, opening a pizzeria at his alma mater SF State has been a dream. Almost 30 years since the first Nizario's Pizza has opened, that dream is now a reality. Nizario's Pizza, Awadalla's father's namesake, and new snack shop, Quickly, are two new campus eat...

Student org leaders gather for SF State required workshops

Student org leaders gather for SF State required workshops

Jasmin Taylor
September 10, 2013
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Last Saturday, student leaders attended a series of workshops called the Sixth Annual Leadership Symposium designed to provide advice for running a successful group on campus. The event hosted by Student Involvement and Career Center, or SICC, requires organization leaders to attend the day...

ASI excites students with kick-off carnival

ASI excites students with kick-off carnival

Shawn Whelchel
September 6, 2013
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[set_id=72157635406429636] SF State's Quad bustled with activity Wednesday, Sept. 4, as students flew down slides, competed in obstacle courses and enjoyed free food courtesy of Associated Students, Inc.'s second annual ASI Kick-off. The event provided students with food, carnival games and inflatable attractions hosted by ...

Textbook program provides options for students

Textbook program provides options for students

Guadalupe González
September 5, 2013
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Cash-strapped students no longer have to struggle to pay for the textbooks at SF State this semester because Project Connect has the hook-up. The campus group ran by Associated Students, Inc. encourages students to not skip out on purchasing school books because they are too pricey; instead stu...

Transparency imperative in ASI & student center merger

Transparency imperative in ASI & student center merger

Xpress Staff
September 4, 2013
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With the merging of two student government bodies at SF State underway, questions about how they will maintain their current services have arisen. The website for the Enhanced Student Auxiliary — the term for the merging project of the Associated Students, Inc. and the Cesar Chavez Student Center — e...

ASI, student center merge to synchronize student life

Jordan Hunter
August 28, 2013
Filed under News

This semester, SF State's Associated Students, Inc. and Cesar Chavez Student Center are consolidating to become a single enhanced student auxiliary.  The University’s goal to merge both auxiliaries would build SF State’s identity and give student government a stronger presence and impact on campus,...

Dream Tree creates new medium for student expression at SF State

Dream Tree creates new medium for student expression at SF State

Nena Farrell
April 12, 2013
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On a commuter campus there aren't a lot of opportunities for student forums, but with the new addition of the Dream Tree to the quad, SF State now has a place to connect the dreams and hopes of everyone on campus. The Dream Tree is a place on campus where students can write and hang their dreams upo...

Student bin monitoring helps school tackle misguided waste

Student bin monitoring helps school tackle misguided waste

Lindsay Oda
April 9, 2013
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A young woman reaches into a black trash bin and grabs what another student quickly tossed in only a moment before. She diverts his waste into the compost and recycle bins and warns the student bin monitor trainee beside her: “See, sometimes that happens. People just don’t care or are running l...

PODCAST: Long-awaited Queer Resource Center excites LGBTQ community

PODCAST: Long-awaited Queer Resource Center excites LGBTQ community

Joe Fitzgerald
January 28, 2013
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Cassidy Barrington calls the Inland Empire the “bible belt” of California. Growing up there she first started to explore her sexuality and her queer identity by joining her high school’s Gay Straight Alliance — brave in an area that was also home to the violent “white Aryan resistance.” ...

'Revive' fashion show to feature student work

'Revive' fashion show to feature student work

Bryan Vo
December 3, 2012
Filed under Life

The holidays have always been big for fashion, but this winter, the Fashion Network Association is upping the wow-factor with a fashion show fueled by 30 student designers. Revive When: 7 p.m. Dec. 6. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Where: Jack Adams Hall in Cesar Chavez Student Center Cost: $5 with student ID, $10 general admission. Tickets sold at d...

Remodeled information desk incites mixed reactions from SF State students

Remodeled information desk incites mixed reactions from SF State students

Charlotte Boudesteijn
October 3, 2012
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With shiny iPads and HD flatscreens, the remodeled information desk at the Cesar Chavez Student Center is trying to attract more students, but not everyone seems happy with the high-tech remodel. While students can go to the Student Information Center to see when Muni or BART departs, purchase Clipper cards and ask around for general information, the re...

PHOTOS: SF State students show off vocal chops in 'Voice' competition

PHOTOS: SF State students show off vocal chops in 'Voice' competition

Sean Reichhold
October 2, 2012
Filed under Life

Student Life has taken it upon themselves to discover who has the greatest voice on campus with SF State's Voice Competition. The month-long singing engagement is based off the popular NBC reality TV show, "The Voice," where judges are tasked with organizing singing teams to compete against one another. The four student judges will have their backs turned dur...

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