25 Nov 2018

Journalism professors call for increased diversity in the media

In 1967, cities such as Nebraska, Tennessee and Detroit exploded in riots. The violence was the result of decades upon decades of discrimination against the African American population. In response,

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13 Sep 2018

Anticipated bestseller hits the silver screen

“A Simple Favor” is finally coming to theaters. Blake Lively and Anna Kendrick star in this mysterious book turned movie. The movie is about two polar opposite moms that each

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04 Apr 2018

#FundTheDream rally at the State Capitol

Story by: Jacqueline Pinedo and Marisol Cabrera The California Faculty Association (CFA), along with student and faculty members from all 23 California State Universities, held a rally on Wednesday April 4,

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05 Apr 2017

Voting week: Meet the presidential candidates

  The Associated Students Board of Directors, SF State’s student government, is being determined this week. ASI strives to represent students and maintain a commitment to social justice. Students can

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23 Dec 2015

Behind the Scenes of ‘Nostalgia’

[slideshow_deploy id=’70117′] SF State senior and apparel design and merchandising major Lia Herrera has only lived in the United States for eight years, but is already planning to take her

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17 Dec 2015

Interactive: SF State Faculty voice the need for five percent

Why is there a need for a five percent salary increase from the California State University administration? Portrait Series by Emma Chiang The California Faculty Association is in its first

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02 Dec 2015

Atomic reggae rocks SF State

[slideshow_deploy id=’69827′] Iridium is one of the chemical elements, but at SF State, it is a student band’s name as well. “It is very, very metal,” said Blair Nishio, the

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23 May 2015

SF State’s 114th Commencement Ceremony at AT&T Park

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03 Oct 2013

Product Design students build racecars

[HTML1] Design and Industry students built racecars for their first project of the semester. The materials used were a 16 inch sheet of metal, 20 feet of quarter-inch rod, and three

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17 Sep 2013

Gator rugby aspires to be big-ticket University sport

[HTML1] Video by Daniel A. Nelson [set_id=72157635603049864] After going completely defeated last year in their debut Division I-AA season, the SF State rugby team hits back with a vengeance. This

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28 Aug 2013

Play captures spectrum of female identity

[set_id=72157635260810815] In today’s evolving political climate of women’s rights and gay marriage, Tessa Carter saw a rising need for queer theater. Director and graduate student Carter, along with an all-student

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26 Aug 2013

Welcome Days enlivens SF State’s incoming students

[HTML1] [set_id=72157635234550195] Last Thursday SF State kicked off the fall semester for incoming and returning students with a plethora of festivities from moving into the dorms to pigging out on

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25 May 2013

SF State graduation brings in thousands

[set_id=72157633700637480] More than 4,000 graduates attended SF State’s graduation ceremony, Saturday, May 25, 2013. Graduates and their friends and family gathered in Cox Stadium to celebrate. Guest speaker, Larry Baer,

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19 May 2013

Film and theater students collaborate on short film

[set_id=72157633498982996] Photos by Virginia Tieman / Xpress Narrative directing is a class that brings together writers, performers and cinema majors who collaborate for one main goal — to make a

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17 May 2013

SF Commune activists protest dorm arrests at SF State

[HTML7] [HTML6] SF Commune activists and SF State students gathered at Malcolm X Plaza today in protest of “police brutality” during the removal and arrest of six non-residents from Mary

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17 May 2013

SF State professor hones novelty art in glass blowing

[set_id=72157633497920050] After graduating art school, Nathan Watson has managed to stay busy and keep his creative endeavors going at full force. With a master’s in fine arts and bachelor’s in

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07 May 2013

Costly Rhythms Music Festival attracts low student turnout

[set_id=72157633444991328] With a headliner as prominent as Big Boi, of the Grammy award-winning hip-hop duo OutKast, and a price tag of $30,000, one might expect Thursday night’s Rhythms Music Festival to

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07 May 2013

Korean American artist sculpts dual identity

A young man in clay-smudged jeans sits on a stool, steps on a pedal and molds a heap of clay with quiet finesse. The wheel spins the now curvy tower

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02 Apr 2013

Culinary program cultivates, propels new food businesses

Click Here To See Photo Gallery Hundreds of chatty, hungry customers lined up outside the doors waiting to get their fix of free red velvet, tres leches, savory cupcake samples

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30 Jan 2013

VIDEO: What is your favorite Super Bowl tradition?

Multimedia editor for Xpress, Wyatt McCall, searched the SF State campus for students who have Super Bowl traditions that they stick to every year. Here you can see students talk

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29 Jan 2013

VIDEO: SF State student director revamps Greek classic, 'Eurydice'

Ben Calabrese is captivated by the action unfolding on stage; two star-crossed lovers, one on a table and the other on a chair, lean in for a passionate kiss when

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22 Dec 2012

VIDEO: 61-year-old creative writing student expands on importance of education

Fred Dodsworth, a man not shy of an abundance of charm and energy, speaks out about his choices to go back to school and sheds a little light for those

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21 Dec 2012

VIDEO: Filipino American community enhances cultural presence

From their involvement in the Civil Rights Movement to their continuing struggle today to help the Filipino WWII Veterans acquire benefits, the Filipino American community of San Francisco continuously expands

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20 Dec 2012

VIDEO: Gamers unite at Street Fighter anniversary tournament

Many people enjoy playing video games like Street Fighter, but a select few have dedicated their lives to becoming the very best and competing at the highest levels. The people

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20 Dec 2012

PHOTOS: Groundskeepers nurture SF State

At 5:30 a.m. most people are still fast asleep, but for the groundskeepers at SF State, the work day has already begun. Baudelio Enriquez, Erasmo Flores, Juan Torres and Ricardo

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19 Dec 2012

PHOTOS: Musical theatre and dance student conquers stress through performing arts

Balancing classes, homework, a job or two, extracurricular activities, friends, and family can be stressful. It can be especially difficult coping with the anxiety that comes from having a close

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16 Dec 2012

PHOTOS: SF State students learn value of labor

For a college student, getting a job can be a crucial step in staying afloat as an independent adult. Most students find that keeping a steady job and doing well

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16 Dec 2012

PHOTOS: SF State students sculpt final projects

Brass knuckles or an intricate windmill? The sky’s the limit for what students in the sculpture II class at SF State can create. Anything that involves steel, wood — or

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12 Dec 2012

PHOTOS: SF State Wind Ensemble ends fall semester on a high note

The SF State Wind Ensemble, composed of 45 musicians, traveled to its first off-campus performance at Sonoma State University Dec. 7. The ensemble is known for featuring new compositions in

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11 Dec 2012

VIDEO: Queer Rebels revitalizes QPOC performance art

Through an “unapologetically, riotously gay” performance, Queer Rebel Productions is shaking out the rugs under which the histories of queer people of color have been swept. Partners in work and in

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09 Dec 2012

PHOTOS: Parol Lantern Festival brightens Jessie Square for holiday season

The 10th annual Parol Lantern Festival and Parade, hosted by Kularts, featured traditional Filipino lanterns from 20 local organizations and schools. The parade started at Yerba Buena Lane and ended

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07 Dec 2012

PHOTOS: 'Revive' fashion show stuns runway with student designs

The Fashion Network Association hosted the Revive fashion show Thursday night, showcasing dozens of handmade designs meticulously crafted by SF State student designers and alumni. Xpress has behind-the-scenes coverage of

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06 Dec 2012

PHOTOS: Blue Scholars executes electrifying performance at The Fillmore

The Seattle-based music group Blue Scholars, made up of MC Geologic and DJ and music producer Sabzi, returned to San Francisco for their “Town All Day” tour on Wednesday, Dec.

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04 Dec 2012

VIDEO: Shooting instructor Walter Biondi hopes to keep lone SF gun club open

Walter Biondi is 94 years old. He joined the Pacific Rod and Gun Club in 1980 after his retirement, and he teaches skeet shooting at the club for almost 20 years. The

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