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Art display addresses the importance of student mental health services

Mariana Verdin, a graduate counseling student, sits down with her classmate to take part of the

Jacqueline Pinedo
May 10, 2018
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The California Faculty Association is advocating the importance of mental health on California State University campuses with a traveling art display called Tissues for Issues. Throughout the month of May, Tissues for Issues will be making single day stops at various CSU campuses to highlight the un...

Student explores Satanism

Shea Bilé is photographed outside of the Cesar Chavez Building at SF State on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. (Travis Wesley/Golden Gate Xpress)

Xpress Staff
April 25, 2018
Filed under Life

Since he was a kid, Shea Bilé says he has lived in a mystic world. Growing up in a haunted house, being exposed to disembodied voices, incidents of dreams, flickering lights, visits from his late great grandfather that brought the spontaneous smell of fresh cut roses. “My mother was pretty mysti...

Internships open up for students

The Panel at the Entertainment Alliance watch the screen for a trailer for the Jewish Film Festival. Photo by Jordi Molina/Golden Gate Xpress

Marisol Cabrera
April 25, 2018
Filed under News

Education, experience, timing, luck and who you know are key ingredients to how a student can succeed when looking for a job or internship. Although professors and services on campus may be able to help students prepare through education, services offered to students on campus utilize the “who...

Donating eggs – a viable solution to student debt

Nicki McClelland and Lea Fabro
April 25, 2018
Filed under Multimedia, News

Recent USF Finance graduate Emily Burton is staying ahead of her student debt — but it isn’t through any methods she learned in her major. In fact, she would have had better luck picking up information on her route to a biology classroom. Egg donation isn’t for everyone, but for Burton it is a v...

Student costume designer prepares for production

Rachel Herscher examines an actors outfit during the costume fitting for the theatre production Hair on Tuesday April 10 2018. (Niko LaBarbera/Golden Gate Xpress)

Valeria Mejia
April 18, 2018
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Fabric is plastered all over the walls of Room 122 in the Creative Arts building, alive and vibrant. Rachel Herscher is seen scurrying around the room, picking up clothes and accessories from fabric tables and dressing up the actors in potential costumes for this year’s theater production of “Hair.” Herscher...

UndocuWeek: A Space for Undocumented Students

Monserrath Arreola
March 15, 2018
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As everyone on the dancefloor was dancing along to Caballo Dorado’s “Payaso de Rodeo,” it was clear that UndocuWeek accomplished its goal of bringing people together. “We wanted to do something that didn’t have anything to do with organizing.  We wanted to come out and destress, get t...

The Fringe: short stories written and directed by students

The Fringe: short stories written and directed by students

Valeria Mejia
March 9, 2018
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The anticipation inside Room 104 of the creative arts building was at an all-time high. Actors in costumes and directos all scurry around the room putting final touches to their plays. As he calmly sits in his chair in the front row of the theater and observes his actors practicing his short play,...

Students struggle to find the time for the Lunar New Year

Students struggle to find the time for the Lunar New Year

Darrin Baluyot
February 16, 2018
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Over a quarter of the world’s population is celebrating Lunar New Year today, or what is also called the Spring Festival in many other countries including: Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines. Thirty-five percent of San Francisco’s total population is made up of people from Asian backgrounds...

Women’s march attracts college students

Thousands with pink hats and protest sighs show up for Women's March in San Jose, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (Aya Yoshida / Golden Gate Xpress)

Gabriela Cazares-Lopez
January 21, 2018
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"Hear our vote," was the chant heard throughout the day as thousands of participants gathered at the Women’s March and rally in San Francisco. The march on Saturday, Jan. 20 aimed to encourage voters to elect more women into office in the 2018 midterm elections. Attendees marched from City Hall to...

Students clash with religious activists at SF State

A religious activist speaks to a campus police officer following a physical altercation with students on campus at SF State on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. (Travis Wesley/Golden Gate Xpress)

Ian Williams and Travis Wesley
November 29, 2017
Filed under Multimedia, News

  His sign read: WARNING, fake Christians, homosexuals, abortionists, party animals….rebellious women, liars, Muslims, masturbators, murderers….liberals, crossdressers, Buddhists...HELL AWAITS. Kevin Farrer came to SF State to send a message. He was doused in coffee for it. His fellow activ...

BECA student Gabriela Sanchez remembered at on-campus vigil

Lea Loeb
November 4, 2017
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Friends and family of SF State BECA student Gabriela Sanchez gathered in remembrance on Friday, Nov. 3 in the Richard Oakes Multicultural center at a Dia de los Muertos celebration of life. Sanchez died in a car accident this past summer. She was 23 years old. Sanchez was honored in the cel...

BECA student Gaby Sanchez honored in vigil – family concerned about respecting Dia de los Muertos traditions

Lea Loeb
November 2, 2017
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After months of her family trying to host a vigil on SF State's campus, a Dia de los Muertos celebration of life will be held on Friday, Nov. 3 in the Richard Oakes multicultural Center for Gabriela Sanchez, a student who died in a car accident this past summer. However, Sanchez’s family is concerned that their Di...

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