Golden Gate Xpress

SF State students celebrate 30th anniversary of Banned Books Week

Laura Savage
October 2, 2012
Filed under News

"Pedagogy of the Oppressed," "A House on Mango Street," "Beloved" and Catcher in the Rye" were student favorites shared during Read Out held in the Cesar Chavez Student Center Tuesday, Oct. 2, to mark the 30th anniversary of Banned Books Week. “It's a way of getting information out,” about n...

SF State students battle for 'golden shoe' at Kick-Off 2012

Michele Bird
September 14, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

There is only one SF State event that comes to mind involving student competitions, free food and the coveted prize everyone is vying for: the golden shoe. The first annual Kick-Off event took over SF State's Malcolm X Plaza and quad area Sept. 12 in the afternoon. The Cesar Chavez Student Center and Associated Students Inc. collaborated tog...

SF State student Carolyn Ho breathes new life into on-campus art gallery

SF State student Carolyn Ho breathes new life into on-campus art gallery

Michele Bird
September 12, 2012
Filed under Life

One SF State student is bringing a creative space to life and bridging the gap between artists and fans as they come together in their love for a common passion: art. Within the Cesar Chavez Student Center walls, Carolyn Ho is spending her days working behind-the-scenes at the Art Gallery. Ho, 32,...

Proposed fee increase for student health center set to move onto President Corrigan, Chancellor Reed

Angela Raiford
May 2, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

Students are two signatures closer to receiving extra benefits from the health center. A student petition circulated April 5 to April 23 to gain support for a proposed Student Health Center fee hike of $25, which will increase gradually through Fall 2016. After review by the Student Fee Advisory April...

SF State Student Health Center fee increase proposed to benefit students and staff

Angela Raiford
April 14, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

Looks like students will have to find a bit more than pocket change in their couch cushions to cover their medical needs on campus next semester. The Student Fee Advisory voted unanimously April 4th to accept a proposal for a $25 fee increase for each student, to increase gradually through Fall 2016 in a...

SF State Women's Center to host first ever conference

Carolyn Copeland
March 7, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

Members of the SF State Women’s Center have made countless efforts over the years to build a strong community and spread optimism throughout the campus. Saturday, March 10, these efforts will be manifest in what they hope is a moving conference that will feature a couple of special guests. The AS...

ASI hopeful that more SF State students will vote in next week's elections

Brittney Barsotti
March 7, 2012
Filed under Life

While the SF State campus community consistently participates in statewide politics, its engagement  in a democratic process much closer to home goes largely unnoticed by the student population. Despite Associated Students, Inc. controlling nearly $4 million in student fees, when it comes to deciding who will control these funds, SF State receives...

SF State seeking student input on selecting new campus restaurant

SF State seeking student input on selecting new campus restaurant

Brittney Barsotti
February 24, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

Sheets of white paper have been plastered in the windows of the vacant space between Carmelita’s La Petite and the Bookstore since summer 2011, but now the search for what type of food establishment will fill the void left by the former tenant, Jessie’s Hot House, is underway. According to Travis Northup, chairman of ...

Administration failed to keep students informed in pivotal moment of presidential search

Xpress Staff
February 21, 2012
Filed under Opinion

SF State seems eager to find new ways to yet again fail to include students in the new presidential search. The University hosted the first and only public forum to discuss the selection of presidential candidates Monday, Feb. 20. For an event with this kind of significance, it is more likely that ...

ASI to launch new campaign to make students' pains known to legislature

ASI to launch new campaign to make students' pains known to legislature

Brittney Barsotti
February 13, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

Gov. Jerry Brown’s face will be appearing on mock dollar bills on campus today. Associated Students, Inc. will be hosting the Buck Starts Here campaign in Malcolm X Plaza and in the lobby of the Cesar Chavez Student Center from noon to 2 p.m. The event aims to give students the opportunity to discuss and share their views on the tuition increases...

SF State artists stick it to the Student Center in graffiti sticker art show

SF State artists stick it to the Student Center in graffiti sticker art show

Hunter Mulich
January 24, 2012
Filed under Life

If street art is the underbelly of the highbrow art world, then hand-drawn stickers, often slapped on newspaper boxes or light poles, are so to the graffiti world. A new exhibit in The Art Gallery, "Slap In The Face: A Tribute to Sticker and Graffiti Art," is exploring this culture. The gallery, ...

Students seek the best places to study during finals week

Students seek the best places to study during finals week

Michael Huber
December 23, 2011
Filed under Uncategorized

It's the most wonderful time of the year. Paper is strewn about, everyone loses sleep over how prepared they are and fingers get tired from endless Internet searches. No, it's not Christmas; it's the end of the semester. But, like Christmas, finals can make it difficult to find a moment of peace amid...

The Student News Site of San Francisco State University
Search: Cesar Chavez Student Center