29 Sep 2011

Banned Books Week celebrates controversial reads

Nearly everyone has read “Of Mice and Men” or “Lord of the Flies,” and it’s a fairly common sight in San Francisco to see someone on a bicycle donning a

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28 Sep 2011

VIDEO: How would you feel if your parents joined the SF State parent council?

Editors Caitlin Olson and Gil Riego Jr. ask students what they would feel if their parents decided to join an SF State focused PTA for college students.

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28 Sep 2011

San Francisco mayor race heats up at City College

Mayoral candidates appeared at City College of San Francisco Sept. 28 to discuss key city issues ranging from curtailing crime, fighting poverty and preventing police corruption to finding funding for

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28 Sep 2011

Forkin' Frisco: Enjoying variety in Hayes Valley

Forkin’ Hayes Hayes Valley has become a destination neighborhood in the last few years for those with some cash to burn. The streets are lined with upscale boutiques and manicured

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27 Sep 2011

Campus Cat Committee tends to most vulnerable in the community

If you take a walk through SF State, it’s likely you will come across thousands of students struggling to get through the day, each with their own obstacles. What you

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27 Sep 2011

Blackout temporarily affects campus

A power outage affected the campus at approximately 11:15 a.m. today and extended as far as Daly City. The reasons for the outage remain uncertain. “PG&E has for some reason

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27 Sep 2011

Troy Davis execution demonstrates failings of capital punishment

Twitter exploded Wednesday night with #riptroydavis hashtags and cries of outrage that continued after the news that Troy Davis had been declared dead via lethal injection. This execution brings the

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27 Sep 2011

Campus Crime Update: Thievery, Illegal Driving, and Wormholes

Bookstore Thefts, oh my! Between September 19 and 22. Man, the bookstore can’t catch a break! Last week, there were five reported incidents of attempted shoplifting at the SF State

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26 Sep 2011

Women's soccer team forced to overcome frustrating loss to Dominguez Hills

  The SF State Women’s soccer team failed to bring their A game and, as a result, suffered a 1-0 loss to Cal State Dominguez Hills Friday at Cox Stadium.

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26 Sep 2011

SF State athletes must cope with run-down field at Cox Stadium

In feel-good sports movies, the big game is always a visual and emotional treat. The stands are packed with fans, the players are dripping sweat and the field is pristine.

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26 Sep 2011

San Francisco Giants fans remained loyal despite disappointing season

The San Francisco Giants produced a solid season, but overall it was disappointing to the fans and the players. The Giants, returning World Series Champions of 2010, lost their final game

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26 Sep 2011

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival brings thousands together for the love of music

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26 Sep 2011

SF State men's soccer team narrowly defeats Sonoma State in overtime

  Jose Monje’s first goal of the season was the deciding factor in the SF State men’s soccer game against the Sonoma State Seawolves in Sunday afternoon’s game. With only

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25 Sep 2011

Central Subway Project to ease commuting woes in San Francisco

Commuting in San Francisco can be challenging, especially during rush hour when having to transfer to a different bus line. The San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency hopes to decrease the

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24 Sep 2011

Ocean Beach coastline might disappear due to beach erosion

The next time you’re at Ocean Beach, make sure to take a picture for the grandchildren, because it might not be there much longer. According to a study published by

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24 Sep 2011

Nude-in celebrates body acceptance

Tourists to the Castro today got a little more of a photo-op than normal as nudists gathered for a peaceful protest in the neighborhood ahead of Sunday’s Folsom Street Fair.

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24 Sep 2011

SF State volleyball team wins with a shutout for the second night in a row

Still showing signs of elation after last night’s win, the SF State volleyball team carried its momentum to another 3-0 sweep. The Gators defeated the Cal State East Bay Pioneers

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24 Sep 2011

Picturing Parallax show explores immigration impact

As students get into the swing of the semester, six artists with roots in various locations around South Asia will be presenting art on immigration and their cultural roots through

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24 Sep 2011

Restaurant patrons should remember to tip generously

It seems like everyone has had that one waiter who gets your order wrong, has a poor attitude or rarely shows up to your table. In response you may think

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23 Sep 2011

Gator men's soccer overpowers Cal State San Bernardino 2-1

  Saman Assadi’s first goal of the season for the SF State men’s soccer team turned out to be the clincher in the game on Sunday afternoon against the Cal

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23 Sep 2011

SF State bookstore renting most textbooks in nation

At the corner of 20th and Winston, an empty space sits dark and abandoned with drooping signs in the window, nooks in the walls where wooden shelves and panels once

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23 Sep 2011

Limited funding for SF State athletics affects performance on field

Every sporting field is built for fairness. The sidelines are all the same length. The baskets are the same height. The rules apply equally to all athletes. Most sports even

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23 Sep 2011

Film festival focuses on Latino cultures

As the light from a massive screen shined over the 200 person audience, it became apparent that the coming week would be full of education, culture and art at Cine+Mas’s

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22 Sep 2011

UC Berkeley students occupy Tolman Hall, two arrested

Protesters at UC Berkeley occupied Tolman Hall today as part of a protest against the UC system’s recent decision to hike tuition, put on by a student-led group Students Against

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22 Sep 2011

SF State music professor honored as educator of the year

As the clarinet player in her high school marching band, Dianthe “Dee” Spencer  never thought she would be winning awards and shaping young minds to hopefully one day do the

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22 Sep 2011

New SF State Parents Council stifles students' independence

A new organization is in the process of being formed at SF State this semester, but unlike most campus organizations, this one isn’t for the students. It’s called the Parents

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21 Sep 2011

SF State women's soccer team holds its ground against Sonoma State

Junior midfileder Nicole Vanni was once again the hero for the SF State women’s soccer team.  Her goal in the 76 minute gave the Gators a 1-0 victory in a tightly

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21 Sep 2011

SF State women's soccer dominates Humboldt 3-0

Junior midfielder Nicole Vanni scored two goals to lead the SF State women’s soccer team wire-to-wire dominance in its 3-0 win over Humboldt State University on Friday at Cox Stadium.

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21 Sep 2011

ASI working to amend outdated budget

Despite being five weeks into the semester, Associated Students Inc. is currently running on a out of date budget for this year that has not taken into account the additional

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21 Sep 2011

Gas line ruptured in downtown San Francisco

Pedestrians and vehicles have been ordered out of the area surrounding Post and Mason Streets in downtown San Francisco after a construction crew hit a gas main line around 2:15

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21 Sep 2011

Student athletes look for balance between school and sports

Being a student athlete at SF State is almost like something out of a spy novel —  these young men and women live double lives, weaving in and out of

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21 Sep 2011

International students make their mark on SF State's women's volleyball team

Diversity is something that is not only accepted but also appreciated at SF State, and the University’s volleyball team is no exception. This season features two new additions to the

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21 Sep 2011

More graduates behind or defaulting on student loans

While many college students are rationing their student loans by living on a Top Ramen diet, this may be only the beginning of their financial woes. Students nationwide are having

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21 Sep 2011

Potential suicide barrier for Golden Gate Bridge still under political, financial debate

Though many are familiar with the landmark, few people know that the Golden Gate bridge has been the final destination of almost 2,000 people who ended their lives after grappling

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20 Sep 2011

SF State history professor draws up graphic novel to use as textbook

It’s 1876 and the courtroom in the Gold Coast of West Africa is small. The jurors are restless as they listen to a young woman named Abina Mansah desperately trying

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20 Sep 2011

VIDEO: What should ASI do with SF State's student fees?

With every student paying $51 in student fees, Xpress editors Gil Riego Jr. and Godofredo Vasquez venture off into the SF State campus asking people what should the Associated Students

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