13 Sep 2019

“It” should leave it in the past in Chapter Two

“It Chapter Two,” a horror movie with few scary moments and even more laughs, is out in theaters this week. The movie is a sequel to the 2017 movie “It.”

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12 Sep 2019

Luck Calls it a career at 29. Shocks franchise and the nation

In life there are moments that we will remember for a very long time. Andrew Luck retiring at the young age of 29, followed by being booed off his home

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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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12 Sep 2019

Marijuana’s prohibition, its politics and its historic racists undertones

When it comes to the judicial system, race stands as a sort of systematic barrier for people of color. You can look to examples like the differences in crack vs.

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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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02 Sep 2019

Letter to the Editor

Editor’s note: The following letter submitted on Sept. 1, 2019 is in response to the editorial titled ‘Ethics violations betray department’s integrity‘ which was published on May 21, 2019. By

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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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27 May 2019

Bay Area Guide: Five Places to Celebrate Graduation

Nothing works up an appetite better than four-plus years of coursework and sitting through a bustling Oracle Park graduation ceremony. After walking the stage May 28, new graduates will have

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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

Is a bachelor’s degree enough or only the first step?

ILLUSTRATION BY SAHAR SWALEH/Golden Gate Xpress   Before many have even had a chance to put on their cap and gown, they can see their next degree on the horizon.

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13 May 2019

Burger King’s ‘Real Meals’ failed attempt to raise mental health awareness

Burger King kicked off mental health awareness month by releasing their newest promotion for “real meals“ in the attempt to showcase that “its OK to be OK.” The fast food

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05 May 2019

Lionel Messi joins Cristiano Ronaldo in achieving 600th career goal, battle of the best

On Lionel Messi’s 14th anniversary of scoring his first official goal with Spanish football club FC Barcelona, he did what everyone expected him to do: score his 600th career goal.

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26 Apr 2019

‘Avengers: Endgame’ is an epic finale that will define an era (non-spoiler review)

“Avengers: Endgame” is truly a bookend to the epic saga that has been the Marvel Cinematic Universe. That is not to say the film leaves you feeling there are no

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23 Apr 2019

Low voter turnout highlights flaws in election process

According to the Associated Students Inc. Board’s organization chart, the student body is supposed to have the most powerful voice in the administration of the University—more than President Leslie Wong,

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16 Apr 2019

Anti-abortion activists ignore societal conditions

A Genocide Awareness Project sign with the words “Fuck you bitch my body my choice,” scrawled on it in front of the Cesar Chavez Center during an anti-abortion protest on

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16 Apr 2019

Subconscious motives influence student’s green footprint

Image by Nadine3103 from Wikimedia Commons.   Since the first celebration of Earth Day in 1970, the common preception is that environmentalism is an everyday choice, but it’s arguable that

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09 Apr 2019

McCarthyism, oppression unwelcome on campus

A portrait of Joseph Raymond McCarthy from United Press via Wikimedia Commons.    Depending on your interpretation of Zionism at SF State, you might have your name, face and information

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09 Apr 2019

Crowdfunding rivalry prevents necessary action

A homeless person lies down in San Francisco, Calif. (Courtesy of Bill Morrow via Flickr.)   The rival crowdfunding campaigns that emerged at the end of March in opposition and

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02 Apr 2019

Disney continues media acquisition

COURTESY OF DISNEY CLIPS/ GOLDEN GATE XPRESS   Disney is well on its way to becoming a monopoly following the March 19 acquisition of 21st Century Fox and the 20th

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23 Mar 2019

Golovkin inks six-fight deal with DAZN

Ex-Middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin has officially chosen to make a six-fight deal with DAZN on March 8th for the next three years. Golovkin became a free agent after his

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19 Mar 2019

Forced meal plan draws ire, makes campus residents sick

In 2015 the University sold a monopoly on campus residents’ eating habits and nutrition to Sodexo, a multinational food services and facilities management company with a long history of healthcode

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19 Mar 2019

The true cost of a college acceptance letter

Thirty-three parents have been accused of bribery and fraud in the largest university admission scandal ever prosecuted by the Department of Justice in the attempt to set their children up

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12 Mar 2019

Tenure-track faculty are worth funding

In a bid to pad metrics that justify their six-figure salaries, SF State administrators have repurposed funds meant to improve the well-being of the campus community to instead increase class

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08 Mar 2019

Captain Marvel is a Necessary MCU Entry

It was predictable that Captain Marvel would face internet backlash prior to its release. The first female-led Marvel movie would no doubt force sniveling virgin men out of their mother’s

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06 Mar 2019

Campus and neighborhood need better alert systems

After a domestic altercation turned shooting on the evening of Monday, Feb. 25, SF State students remain shaken. The trauma and concern of this event is apparent throughout the student

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06 Mar 2019

Nike’s Dream Crazier campaign evokes women’s empowerment

During last week’s Oscar’s, the Serena Williams’ Dream Crazier Nike campaign debuted, making it one of the most profounding advertisements of the year. Once again, Nike attempts to break down

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04 Mar 2019

No fond farewell for Giants CEO Larry Baer

The San Francisco Giants, their fanbase and Major League Baseball have a lot to think about in the wake of a viral video featuring the Giants President and CEO Larry

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27 Feb 2019

High-end fashion brands release controversial designs

In the wake of controversial fashion releases alluding to racist motifs, SF State students have expressed their concerns over high-end brands capitalizing on sensitive topics. High-end fashion brands like Gucci

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26 Feb 2019

Xpress news story exploited for profit

Our independent newspaper has prided itself since 1927 for being a student-run publication, free from the influence of the University and even our own journalism department.  Recently, this distinction was

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26 Feb 2019

Black students need representation

This year’s Black History Month celebrations at SF State will be marred by controversy surrounding the treatment of Black students by administrators as students and faculty insist their voices be

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19 Feb 2019

Women candidates vie for election

In light of President’s Day, candidate announcements for the 2020 presidency continue to grow. Over 523 candidates have filed to run with the Federal Election Commission, 13 of those candidates

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19 Feb 2019

Error warrants correction

People make mistakes everyday, but when a newspaper does it requires explanation.  In the last issue of the Xpress, under the headline “Gas line explosion displaces residents,” it was reported

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14 Feb 2019

Capitalism hijacks Valentine’s Day

It’s the day couples are busy arranging their dates, going out to buy chocolates, flowers and seeking the perfect date-night outfits. The holiday of: Valentine’s Day. The National Retail Federation

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12 Feb 2019

President search needs voices

As President Leslie Wong’s turbulent tenure leading SF State comes to an end, we believe our next president should be more transparent and accountable to the most important constituency groups

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12 Feb 2019

And the Academy Awards host is…no one

The Academy Awards has it all — celebrities, prestige, glamour and per usual controversy. For the first time in 30 years, the pinnacle of award show season will have no

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