29 Apr 2011

Gators losing streak continues with loss to Dominguez Hills

The SF State men’s baseball team returned to the diamond today to play the first of four conference games against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros. Having lost their last

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28 Apr 2011

David Chiu visits campus as part of mayoral campaign

In his bid to become the next mayor of San Francisco, Board of Supervisors President David Chiu visited SF State today as a part of a Youth Community Voices Policy

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28 Apr 2011

VIDEO: Runway 2011: Enchantment

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hr7J4HNksRM&feature=channel_video_title[/youtube] Runway 2011: Enchantment is an annual event held by SF State’s Apparel Design and Merchandising program. Student designers showcased their works, drawing inspirations from the film Black Swan to

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27 Apr 2011

Students react to major changes to campus

Volcanoes and plate tectonics usually do not reside in concepts of perception and personality, but come July 1, geoscience will be lumped together with psychology in the larger College of

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27 Apr 2011

Students learn healthy ways to release at Stress Relief Day

As final exam season approaches, students might have a pulse on their grades, but between all-night cramming sessions and hours spent sitting in the annex, it’s easy to forget to

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27 Apr 2011

Interactive video game museum may soon open doors

Dinosaur bones, prehistoric tools and paintings fill museums around the world, but now those artifacts may have to make way for a new medium. The Museum of Art and Digital

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27 Apr 2011

Tricyclists burn plastic at annual Bring Your Own Big Wheel Race

Thousands of determined riders took to the streets of one of the city’s most treacherous hills in a daring downhill slalom Sunday, while riding…plastic tricycles? The participants assembled at 20th

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26 Apr 2011

Softball sisters lead team to victory

Softball standouts Kelsey and Kendra Wood have heard every joke in the book about identical twins. But don’t be fooled – being twins is just a small part of their

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26 Apr 2011

Six college plan creates savings, new prospects

Robert A. Corrigan has served as SF State President since September 1988. More than a year of discussion, consultation and input from hundreds of faculty and staff, coupled with two

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26 Apr 2011

Six-college structure to take effect this summer

After nearly a year and a half of controversial closed-door meetings and tense open-door forums, President Robert A. Corrigan announced Friday that the University will implement a six-college structure to

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26 Apr 2011

Pension costs skyrocket, reform necessary

San Francisco city employees, who have long planned on using their pensions to live out retirement in ease, may soon face grim circumstances. Unless the city seriously addresses comprehensive pension

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26 Apr 2011

University should protect courses despite consolidation

Ramon Castellblach is an assistant professor of health education and is the California Faculty Association president for the SF State chapter. As we go forward with the consolidation of colleges

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26 Apr 2011

Future of UPAC uncertain

Now that President Robert A. Corrigan has announced that the University is moving forward with its merger to a six-college structure, many questions surrounding the restructuring are being answered. There

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26 Apr 2011

Deans prepare for changing roles in college merger

If SF State was a nightclub and President Robert A. Corrigan was a disc jockey, right now he’d be leaning into the microphone and telling everyone to do the shuffle.

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26 Apr 2011

Gator Track and Field team thrives against Division I competitors

The SF State track and field team battled through injuries and fatigue as they made their presence known in the Brutus Hamilton Invitational at UC Berkeley. The Gators competed against

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26 Apr 2011

Smokers rights benefit community

Nicotine fiends, your days of smoking in public may be numbered. According to the Centers for Disease Control, by the year 2020, all 50 states could impose a smoking ban

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26 Apr 2011

Union-made clothing a novel concept

When college students across the country wear their university-emblazoned apparel, it is a safe bet that many of them don’t think about who sews it together. Maritza Vargas, who has

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26 Apr 2011

Native American human remains returned after 15 years

Julie London, who began the University’s Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act program, began a systematic search of all the archaeological storage areas on and off campus to find

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26 Apr 2011

College merger comes with consequences

When final exams end in less than a month and students begin relaxing for the summer, SF State’s academic landscape will begin a drastic transformation. President Robert A. Corrigan announced

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26 Apr 2011

Competition keeps NBA players dedicated

On a list of growing disappointments that result from crushing budget deficits, a lack of jobs and an overall shaky economy, the last thing we’d want to include on that

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25 Apr 2011

PETA lobbies for Tenderloin name change

Special to [X]press: By Adam Moreno The Tenderloin has a historical reputation as a haven for crime, drugs and sex, but the animal rights group, People for the Ethical Treatment

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22 Apr 2011

University implementing college merger July 1

SF State will officially move forward with its college merger July 1, implementing the six-college structure that was approved by a faculty referendum last week. The six colleges are: the

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20 Apr 2011

Students, faculty gather to picket chancellor's CSUEB visit

Students and faculty picketed outside the Student Services and Administration building at California State University East Bay April 18 as Chancellor Charles Reed met with its President Mohammad Qayoumi on

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20 Apr 2011

Vice President Morishita to step down from SF State

In a time where much of the anger over academic woes has been directed toward administrators, Leroy Morishita has maintained an image of integrity. After a 29-year tenure, executive Vice

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19 Apr 2011

Staff neglected in campus referendum

The University Planning Advisory Council asked faculty to weigh in once again on the newest proposal for the merging of colleges within SF State. However, despite faculty input, another professional

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19 Apr 2011

Welcome to capitalism, Cuba

There are few constants in global politics: American imperialism,  Israeli-Palestinian tensions – and the Castro brothers ruling Cuba. The latter, however, may soon change. And for the first time in

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19 Apr 2011

VIDEO: San Francisco celebrates the 44th Cherry Blossom Parade in Japantown

  Amid the sounds of heavy Taiko drumming, shamisens and cheering crowds, the call for aid in Japan could still be heard and, more importantly, answered. In the wake of

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19 Apr 2011

Family-owned Asia Express to be evicted from student center

Frank and Shally Meng, employees at Asia Express in the Cesar Chavez Student Center, work tirelessly 14 hours nearly every day and barely make more than $20,000 combined each month.

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19 Apr 2011

Studying abroad in Japan no longer an option

For Scott Ruddello, a Japanese major, the earthquake and tsunami in Japan not only devastated a country he loved, but also set back a year’s worth of plans. The California

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19 Apr 2011

Students with disabilities must rely on others in emergency evacuation

While everyone else is rushing out of a campus building during a drill or an evacuation, students with disabilities are often left behind, waiting for extra assistance from emergency personnel

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19 Apr 2011

Bible in need of gender-neutral language

In the beginning, God created a glorious being called Adam, man, and when he got bored he scrounged up the leftovers and made some chick named Eve. According to Genesis,

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19 Apr 2011

Softball players reminisce on Senior Day

Amid the clouds and the fog, gold balloons floated and giant purple posters hung last weekend on the outskirts of a tall black fence in what turned out to be an

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19 Apr 2011

Gator losing streak comes to an end

Sunday’s much-needed victory over Sonoma State could be the inspiration that the SF State baseball team needs to regain a positive outlook on what has been a challenging season. The Gators (13-27,

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19 Apr 2011

Martians take over campus

Break out the tinfoil hats—SF State is under an alien attack. In order to fight alien anxiety, graduate student David Daw and renowned SF State metaphysics professor Dr. Richard Pearson

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18 Apr 2011

VIDEO: SF State ballet students dance in the rain despite power outage

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3LkWOs_vnV8[/youtube] SF State students in the Ballet 3 class continue their classes despite blackouts and poor weather conditions that plagued the manic Monday of April 18. For more coverage of

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18 Apr 2011

Vice President Morishita leaving for Cal State East Bay

Leroy Morishita, SF State’s executive vice president, was appointed interim president of Cal State East Bay today by California State University Chancellor Charles Reed. Morishita will take over at Cal

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