12 Sep 2019

Finding a thistle in a tidal marsh

While scouring tidal marshes, areas of low land that are flooded during high tide, researchers look into how the Suisun thistle, a once widespread plant species, is now only located

21 Mar 2019

San Francisco rent is highest in the country

San Francisco has the highest rent in the nation, beating New York by more than $800 for a one-bedroom rental, according to the rental app Zumper. Every year rent has

26 Feb 2019

As BART experiences higher demand, new Transbay crossing may be the answer

As more people rely on public transportation each year in the Bay Area, BART is considering adding a second Transbay crossing to keep up with its growing ridership. The demand

12 Feb 2019

Snow and hail dust Bay Area

A sudden drop in temperatures brought rain, snow, and hail to the Bay Area for the first week of February, taking many residents by surprise with no signs of stopping

05 Dec 2018

Xpress commuter podcast – EP. 3

The cost of living in the Bay Area isn’t the only thing that’s getting worse. According to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s 2017 traffic congestion report, drivers are sitting in bumper-to-bumper

06 Nov 2018

Local candidates await voting returns

Local candidates running for office in San Francisco and Oakland turn out to vote at their respective polling places on Election Day, Nov. 6, 2018. Xpress photographers also captured voting

18 Sep 2018

Rolling Loud takes on the Bay Area

The all-around hyphy nature the Bay Area is known for returned to the Oakland Coliseum for the third annual Rolling Loud Festival. The festival drew in a powerhouse of names

18 Sep 2018

Eco-champions gather at Global Action Summit

World leaders, business moguls, protestors and even a Hollywood star all shared center stage during the Global Action Summit in downtown San Francisco last week. On Thursday afternoon, actor Harrison

13 Sep 2018

Pride celebration livens Oakland, highlights marginal community

The Oakland Pride Parade and Festival extols positivity, love, and the acceptance of one another within the LGBTQ community annually, with this year taking place in downtown Oakland, Calif. The

29 Aug 2018

Longtime photo editor leaves El Tecolote

Jiménez has helped mentor many aspiring Latino journalist within the SF State community. In the 10 years at El Tecolote, Jiménez was given the chance to give the voiceless in the Mission District a voice.

18 Apr 2018

I won’t be able to buy a home in my beloved Bay Area

Born in San Francisco and raised in the East Bay, the Bay Area holds a very special place in my heart. My parents immigrated from Mexico to San Francisco for

18 May 2016

Aerial dance performance brings SF State labor archives alive

Flyaway Productions, a Bay Area dance company, was commissioned by the Labor Archives and Research Center to create an aerial site-specific performance, choreographed by Jo Kreiter, to promote the 30th

29 Mar 2016

Students design shopping cart for elderly community

June Fisher loves tomatoes. The 82-year-old occupational health physician and Bay Area product design lecturer requires two walking sticks to compensate for knee problems and general muscular weakness. She can’t

03 Feb 2016

New art exhibit commemorates resistance of Filipino people

The resiliency of the Filipino people will be celebrated in the Associated Students’ Art Gallery during a new exhibit in honor of the 30th anniversary month of the People Power

Eric Chan
03 Feb 2016

Substantial returning class bolsters Gators’ baseball depth

With the 2016 season set to begin this Friday, the SF State baseball team is looking to some unfamiliar faces to help it bounce back from last year’s disappointing 19-29 season,

01 May 2015

49ers to rebuild team with NFL Draft

The San Francisco 49ers come into the 2015 season after a meltdown offseason headed by the mutual parting of head coach Jim Harbaugh and owner Jed York. The once proud

19 Feb 2015

Bay Area commuters still cautionary after no link to first measles case

No new cases have been linked to last week’s BART rider who was the first confirmed case of measles in the Contra Costa County, according to the San Francisco Department

06 Nov 2013

Project Connect hosts eighth annual Transfer Day

  UPDATE: 11/12/13 Last Wednesday, Bay Area community college students interested in transferring to SF State gathered at the Cesar Chavez Student Center for the eighth annual Transfer Day. Project

18 Oct 2013

SF State endures day one of BART strike

Friday, commuters across the Bay Area awoke to the painful realization that this was day one of a BART strike. Union representatives announced Thursday night their employees would walk off

17 Oct 2013

BART strike approaches: Walkout at midnight

BART trains will not run Friday after unions announced their intention to strike earlier today after a marathon 30-hour bargaining session. Talks between labor and management negotiators broke down and

24 Sep 2013

California should legalize non-citizen driver’s licenses

Cartoon by Kirstie Haruta California will soon become the tenth state to offer driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants. The bill, which Gov. Jerry Brown signaled he would sign, will enable

30 Nov 2012

Bay Area storm leaves roughly 5,100 residents without power

An estimated 5,100 residents are currently without power in the Bay Area as of in result of this morning’s storm, according to an email from Fiona Chan, PG&E’s spokeswoman. Chan