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Interactive Profiles: Meet ASI’s Executive Board members

Katherine Minkiewicz
October 4, 2016
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The Associated Students, Inc. Executive Board, consists of a selection of leaders from student government, with aims to encourage collaboration across the campus in addition to serving as a resource for student groups and organizations. New board members stressed the need to improve unification at SF...

Visiting quake researcher shares research, warning

Katherine Minkiewicz
September 28, 2016
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Scientists and educators gathered last week to hear a visiting professor’s latest research on the San Andreas Fault. Kim Blisniuk, assistant professor in the department of Geology at San Jose State University, discussed the 100,000 year geomorphic history of large earthquake displacements on the fault...

Fight to end housing and food insecurity spreads across campus

The Ad Hoc Advisory Work Group Responding to Food Insecurity and Homelessness at SF State’s co-chair, Aimee Williams (farthest left) leads a discussion at a meeting on Sept. 9 at the Tower’s Conference Center. Meeting attendees review data from the February 2016 CSU Chancellor’s report, participate in brainstorming sessions and discuss how future meetings should be structured.

Avery Peterson
September 25, 2016
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A new group’s campaign to end housing and food insecurity at SF State has gained momentum in recent weeks thanks to growing support across campus. What began in August as a collaboration between Health Promotion and Wellness, Residential Life, Associated Students, Inc. and the Dean’s Office has offic...

ASI launches food program at weekly farmer’s market

An SF State student buys fresh organic juice from a vendor at the Associated Students, Inc. Farmers Market on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2016. The ASI market is developing an electronic benefit transfer program that will allow students to make purchases from the farmer’s market at SF State.

Breanna Reeves
September 18, 2016
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Associated Students, Inc. is finalizing a program that will allow students to make purchases from the farmer’s market at SF State using using Electronic Benefit Transfer and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Officially approved in July, the program is expected to launch in October, according...

Wellness Center overshadows the need for better student dorms

Katherine Minkiewicz
September 15, 2016
Filed under Opinion

[media-credit name="Jessylyn Los Banos " align="alignnone" width="560"][/media-credit] Walking past the shiny new facade of the new wellness center that is under construction, I can’t help comparing it to the lackluster appearance of my apartment building in University Park North, clad with dangling w...

New Dream Coordinator welcomed at first annual UndocuGators event

Breanna Reeves
September 7, 2016
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Associated Students, Inc. welcomed new dream coordinator, Norma Salcedo, at the first annual UndocuGators welcome night on Aug. 31. ASI, Improving Dreams, Equity, Access and Success and the AB 540 Task Force have worked together to develop a Dream Center at SF State. The dream coordinator pos...

Shannon Deloso defeats Evan Gothelf to become ASI president

Joey Reams
May 3, 2016
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Shannon Deloso became the next Associated Students, Inc. president after defeating Evan Gothelf by 100 votes. She is a fourth-year Asian American studies major and has big plans for the next year. Deloso stands for the Students for Trust Equity and Progressions United through Passion platform. She...

Math rock band opens for Kehlani at Rhythms Music festival

Faux Foe Fox perform during the battle of the bands contest in The Depot at SF State on Tuesday April 12, 2016. (Ryan Zaragoza / Xpress).

Adrian Pintor, Connor Hunt, Ryan Zaragoza, and Madeline Manson
April 26, 2016
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Associated Students, Inc. hosted the sixth annual Rhythms Music festival featuring Kehlani, Moxie and the winner of the battle of the bands competition, Faux Foe Fox. Three events led up to Kehlani and Moxie’s performances: a Battle of the Bands, a battle of the DJs and a music symposium. Fo...

‘Dump Trump’ rally advocates for voter registration

Tom Hsieh rallies democratic support from the crowd at SF State by chanting

Ahalya Srikant
April 26, 2016
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Almost forty students gathered in Malcolm X Plaza chanting "Dump Trump" during an anti-Trump rally Monday, April 25, holding signs with Donald Trump's face crossed out and printed with the slogan. The event, hosted by the San Francisco Democratic Party, featured speeches by SF State students and...

Student band rocks the Annex

Faux Foe Fox guitarist and vocalist Leslie Ngo, and guitarist Nicholas Hoffman perform during the battle of the bands contest in The Depot at SF State on Tuesday April 12, 2016. (Ryan Zaragoza / Xpress).

Adrian Pintor
April 19, 2016
Filed under Life

Long lines stretched out to North State Drive. The crowd was dancing and cheering as the multicolored LED lights shimmered on the walls and stage. A giant banner read, “Rhythms Music Festival” as the 2016 “Battle of the Bands” winner Faux Foe Fox emerged from a veil of smoke to open for headli...

IDEAS gets closer to confirming Dream center

Nashanta Williams
April 15, 2016
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Associated Students, Inc. voted to support a Dream Center for undocumented students on campus last Wednesday, April 13. “The goal is to let the institution know that undocumented students are here and we are your classmates,” said Miguel Castillo, graphic design major and president of Improving...

Student DJ winner will open for Kehlani

SF State student Ryan Pau competed in and won the DJ battle in The Depot at SF State on Wednesday, April 13. (Connor Hunt / Xpress)

Adrian Pintor
April 14, 2016
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What seemed to be a complete no show quickly escalated, as The Depot filled with Gator students who witnessed Ryan Pau win the 2016 DJ Competition Wednesday night. “In my opinion, I thought it went really well,” said Sam White, the special events assistant for the Associated Students, Inc. “We've...

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