13 Sep 2019

Student rapper balances school and music

A.P.E, also known as Ray Molano, began writing raps 15 years ago and has not looked back since. Just this past Friday, he dropped a track called “El Pensativo.”  ​Molano,

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13 Sep 2019

CSU proposes increased math requirement for high schoolers

High school students may need to take an extra year of math coursework to qualify for admission into California State Universities. The proposal will be formally introduced to the Board

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12 Sep 2019

SF’s push for zero plastic

San Francisco instituted its newest regulations to reduce single-use plastics in the city.  The Plastic, Litter and Toxics Reduction Law prohibits food and beverage vendors, event producers and retailers from

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12 Sep 2019

DNC debates requires primary changes

The deadline to qualify for the third round of Democractic primary debates passed on Aug. 27, with 10 candidates making the cut. Among the presidential hopefuls left out was Rep.

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11 Sep 2019

Impact of planned housing apprised

Housing developers plan to transform one of San Francisco’s last stretches of undeveloped land into a residential neighborhood, but doing so would compromise the surrounding air quality, bicycle safety, flow

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10 Sep 2019

New School of Cinema director strives to create equity, inclusiveness in industry

Giant lime green-bordered letters spell “director” across her floral sequined chest. Her black fur-covered ankles completed the eccentric outfit. A grin flashed across her face, welcoming all into her world

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10 Sep 2019

City Eats and Bricks reimagined

Resident dining centers City Eats and Bricks got a makeover this summer with renovations and updates welcoming students back for the new semester.  City Eats, now featuring more vegan and

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10 Sep 2019

Campus construction still has a way to go

Construction of new student housing that began last semester has surpassed the halfway mark, and construction of the new Liberal and Creative Arts Building that began at the same time

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10 Sep 2019

NRA labeled a domestic terrorist group by city leaders

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Sept. 3 to approve a resolution declaring the National Rifle Association a domestic terrorist group. The resolution asked that San Francisco assess

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10 Sep 2019

State Senate to vote on gig worker bill this week

Scores of independent contractors across the job spectrum appear days away from becoming redefined as employees and securing better work benefits in California. State legislators are set to vote on

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10 Sep 2019

CSU to provide free legal immigration services

California State University announced Aug. 28 a plan to provide free immigration legal services to students and employees.  As part of this plan, attorneys, paralegals and accredited representatives will visit

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09 Sep 2019

Traffic safety measures introduced amid fatalities

Mayor London Breed announced a package of traffic safety projects Aug. 29 aimed at curbing the climbing number of vehicle-related fatalities on San Francisco streets this year. The safety measures,

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05 Sep 2019

Suspect arrested following University Park North burglary

The University Police Department arrested a male suspect this afternoon in relation to the residential burglary that took place in University Park North at approximately 3:15 a.m., Sept. 5. UPD

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03 Sep 2019

Men’s soccer kicks off new season with recently promoted head coach

It’s all about the love for one another and the comradely of playing for the man next to you. This is what truly ignites a program, lifts its fan base,

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03 Sep 2019

Athletic program promotes Schussel to assistant director; Durk, Okhovat, Warren join training staff

The SF State athletics website released a statement on Aug. 27 regarding the addition of three new members to the sports medicine staff and the promotion of a longtime staffer. Director

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03 Sep 2019

UPD inconsistently responds to student safety

The University Police Department prides itself on “delivering professional community policing with integrity and sensitivity.” As of Sept. 1, day 244 of the year, there have been 283 mass shootings

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03 Sep 2019

San Francisco Chief of Police apologizes to LGBTQ+ community

Chief of Police William Scott delivered a historic apology Aug. 26 to the city’s LGBTQ+ community on behalf of the San Francisco Police Department. “We are here tonight to reflect

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03 Sep 2019

Planning Commission advances overnight parking program

The San Francisco Planning Commission unanimously advanced a project to provide those living in their vehicles long-term overnight parking, social services and sanitization stations at a lot across from Balboa

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03 Sep 2019

Serial killers, Satanic Panic and superheros: Courses at SFSU get experimental

From deep dives into the psyche of serial killers to the literary relevancy of superheroes, the Experimental College’s fall 2019 lineup includes a wide variety of courses taught by undergraduate

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02 Sep 2019

August ends with Black Breastfeeding Week

August 31 marked the end of National Breastfeeding Month. Within that month is Black Breastfeeding Week, celebrated from Aug. 25 to 31.  The week was created by three Black women,

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30 Aug 2019

Celine’s Culinary Corner: A new Korean superette for the Inner Sunset

Clara Lee, co-owner of Queens Korean Superette, poses in front the kitchen in the back of the store on after the grand opening. (CELINE WUU/ Golden Gate Xpress)   Queens,

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28 Aug 2019

Alumnus In Critical Condition After Shooting

Brandon Lee wearing Warriors gear and holding his nephew. (Photo courtesy by Princess Bustos)   SF State alumnus Brandon Lee suffered four bullets to his back, spine and jaw on

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28 Aug 2019

SF State welcomes newest addition to UPD

Chief of Police Reginald Parson (Photo courtesy of Parson)    Reginald Parson, SF State’s newly dubbed chief of police, pledges to help the university police department build a safer community

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28 Aug 2019

Professor Receives Hate Mail

As the College of Ethnic Studies prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary, a Palestinian professor received a vulgar letter in her mailbox on Aug. 13 calling for ethnic cleansing of

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28 Aug 2019

Photo series provides snapshot of San Francisco queer identities

Sonia Nicklès rolled up to photographer Lauren Tabak’s house on a $5 skateboard she bought in the Castro, decorated with stickers of gay icons like pro skater Brian Anderson. Soon

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28 Aug 2019

San Francisco files joint lawsuit over Donald Trump’s newest anti-immigration policy

Santa Clara County and the city of San Francisco sued the Department of Homeland Security on Aug. 13 over a federal rule broadening what public benefits can be considered grounds

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28 Aug 2019

Local Activist Groups Hold A Month of Momentum to Protest ICE

Two demonstrators held a giant floral bed sheet reading “Queers for Open Borders” in front of San Francisco’s U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services headquarters on Aug. 19, as dozens beside

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28 Aug 2019

SF State born FogCam signs off

It’s 1994 in the Bay Area. Some 2,600 journalists are on strike against both the San Francisco Chronicle and Examiner. The San Francisco 49ers hoist the Lombardi trophy for the

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28 Aug 2019

Chinese Cultural Program Closes

A wide-reaching Chinese cultural exchange program closed its doors after a 14 year run, buckling under federal pressures that threatened the funding of the university’s other language program: Chinese Flagship. 

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28 Aug 2019

Bochy’s Final playoff run in the hands of Giant’s ace Madison Bumgarner

The turnaround for this San Francisco Giants 2019 ballclub has been one for the ages. With the team virtually on the ropes and rapidly heading down the drain before the

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22 May 2019

First woman president of SF State begins term this summer

Lynn Mahoney, current provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at CSU Los Angeles, will become the first woman to serve as president of SF State after President Leslie Wong

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21 May 2019

Graduation sparks ‘Undocujoy’

Sandra Victoria Muniz Fernandez walks past her peers on her way to receive her diploma during the 5th annual Beyond Borders graduation ceremony that recognizes undocumented students on May 18,

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21 May 2019

Professor calls UPD on student of color

An SF State professor called University police (UPD) on a Black student after a minor classroom disruption April 11.  Since then he has struggled to complete his coursework and contacting

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21 May 2019

Ethics violations betray department’s integrity

The journalism department at SF State has an ethics problem. In the 2018-19 academic year alone, Xpress editors discovered nine cases of plagiarism and five cases of fabrication from student-reporters.

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21 May 2019

Theft of newspapers an act of censorship

Golden Gate Xpress newspapers were found in a trash can near the empty newspaper stand by Rm. 125 in the Humanities Building on May 15, 2019. (MONSERRATH ARREOLA/Golden Gate Xpress)

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21 May 2019

2035 Master Plan overshadows existing housing needs

INFORMATIONAL MAP BY BRIAN VU/Golden Gate Xpress   Last spring the University announced the Future State Campus Master Plan 2035 in a bid to address a shortage of affordable student

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