29 Nov 2011

Fitness workshops whip SF State students into shape

That girl you don’t like, your twin, your health, your self esteem — what is your motivation? Whatever you answered, SF State’s Group X classes are designed to help students

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29 Nov 2011

VIDEO: Dissecting friends with benefits

Reporters Ruby Perez and Devery Sheffer ask SF State students to share their opinions on the dangerous world of “friends with benefits.” Filmed by Ruby Perez and Devery Sheffer. Produced

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29 Nov 2011

VIDEO: Dining healthy at SF State

Xpress reporter, Kealan Cronin, and sports editor, Godofredo Vasquez ask students how they keep healthy with the food options on campus. Video by Godofredo Vasquez. Interviews and produced by Kealan

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29 Nov 2011

SF State's "Tree of Life" exhibit features family heritage, mummies

There is a mummy in the Humanities building. And the reason it’s there is actually a bit cute. Before there were digital cameras and online photo albums, people kept track

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29 Nov 2011

Depression: with help, there is a chance for a better life

Getting out of bed is rough enough for any college student. But it’s nearly impossible if you have depression. The condition is rampant in college. According to a recent article

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29 Nov 2011

UC Davis police: say it, don't spray it

While it has been almost two weeks since the pepper spray incident at UC Davis, the excessive actions taken by police against unarmed protestors remains ingrained in the minds of

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29 Nov 2011

Cesar Chavez Student Center evacuated after flood

The Cesar Chavez Student Center was evacuated this afternoon due to a flood. A pipe burst on the Plaza Level of the Student Center and the building is expected to

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29 Nov 2011

Attention Deficit Disorder: a reality for many, not a myth

Sometimes I wonder if I myself have autism. My mom thinks I probably have dementia. You’d never hear anyone casually musing with self-diagnosis of serious mental disorders, unless that disorder

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28 Nov 2011

Campus crime update: search and rescue, a fare evader and another thief

Here’s an update on campus crimes that occurred from Nov. 14. to Nov 28. Friends stick together A student asked police to help locate their missing, drunk friend Tuesday, Nov.

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28 Nov 2011

VIDEO, REVIEW: "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead" at SF State

Humor isn’t all Jersey Shore rejects and fart jokes, every now and again intelligent comedy finds its way through the pop culture haze and it’s important to grab on before

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28 Nov 2011

Forkin' Frisco: Dodging the fog whilst dining in the Richmond

Forkin’ Richmond The Richmond district, only a quick bus trip from SF State, is a quiet residential neighborhood peppered with a few major commercial boulevards that are home to a

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28 Nov 2011

Marriage not always bliss for young couples in college

Flower arrangements, seating charts and bridesmaids dresses typically don’t go hand in hand with homework, group projects and finals in a young college student’s thoughts. But SF State student Leona

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28 Nov 2011

VIDEO: Searching for the best pickup artist at SF State

Xpress’s very own online managing editor Sara Donchey and reporter Brian Balisi hit the campus in search of the best pick-up lines people can come up with. The gamut of replies

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26 Nov 2011

Occupy SF protesters clash with Black Friday shoppers

Occupy SF and Black Friday shoppers were at odds Friday evening as protesters tried to spread their message about corporate greed by blocking entrances to some major retailers on one

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24 Nov 2011

Forkin' Frisco: Thanksgiving grocery shopping in the city

Forkin’ Thanksgiving Thanksgiving means copious amounts of turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing, and pumpkin pie. And if you’re one of the brave souls preparing Thanksgiving dinner, it also means a copious

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19 Nov 2011

Forkin' Frisco: Unique eats in the Tenderloin

Forkin’ Tenderloin For many, mentioning the Tenderloin conjures up images of a rough neighborhood. While it may have its problems, the Tenderloin also has a rich history and complex ethnic

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18 Nov 2011

VIDEO, PHOTOS: California Faculty Association strikes at Cal State East Bay

A one-day strike took place at Cal State East Bay yesterday by the California Faculty Association members as the result of ongoing pay disputes with the California State University system.

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18 Nov 2011

Cornel West speaks to rapt audience at CSUEB

Wide-eyed spectators stared intently toward the stage at the man wearing a black three-piece suit, thick black glasses with hair as loud as Don King. On a wet and cold

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17 Nov 2011

Alcatraz Island exhibit highlights Native American history

The American Indian occupation of Alcatraz may have ended in 1971, but the Native American presence still remains active in the Bay Area highlighted by the “We Are Still Here”

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17 Nov 2011

Faculty strike continued throughout afternoon at CSUEB

Members of the California Faculty Association from throughout Northern California gathered today at Cal State East Bay as part of a planned strike in protest of on-going contract disputes with

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17 Nov 2011

Faculty, students gathered at CSU East Bay for California Faculty Association strike

A few hundred faculty members and students gathered at Cal State East Bay today for a one-day strike approved by the California Faculty Association earlier this month. The strike stems

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16 Nov 2011

UPDATED: CSU Board of Trustees approves nine percent tuition increase

This story has been updated to reflect University president Robert A. Corrigan’s response to the fee increase. The story was originally published Nov. 16. The California State University Board of

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16 Nov 2011

VIDEO: How to stuff, truss and roast a turkey

Former professional chef and Xpress Arts and Entertainment reporter KC Crowell shows you how to stuff, truss and roast a turkey for Thanksgiving dinner. Produced by KC Crowell and Scott

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15 Nov 2011

Local community center to host turkey giveaway

While some search through the supermarket in pursuit of the perfect Thanksgiving turkey, others have to wait in line hoping to get a semblance of a Thanksgiving meal. Ocean Merced

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15 Nov 2011

Injured SF State athletes struggle with school, health and commitment to team

No one joins a team to sit on the bench, but for SF State’s injured student athletes, that’s exactly where they find themselves. Student athletes already juggle school, sports and

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15 Nov 2011

Older students find a way to fit back into classroom scene

The average educational cycle is thought to be primary school, high school and then straight to college, but for some, returning to college after decades was the best life option.

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15 Nov 2011

BART considering discount for frequent riders

San Francisco is a city largely dependent on public transportation. Fare hikes have been the norm lately, but BART is now considering offering discounts to high volume commuters. A new

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15 Nov 2011

Stone Foxes taking blues rock to the top

A few years ago, The Stone Foxes were falling asleep in 8 a.m. statistics classes at SF State and getting busted for smoking pot on campus. Now, the four man

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15 Nov 2011

VIDEO: SF State students sit in on administration building as part of walkout

Update, 7:18 p.m.: All protesters have vacated the Administration building. Update, 6:53 p.m.: About eight students remain in the Administration building after it has been closed for nearly an hour.

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15 Nov 2011

Turkey-abstinence on Thanksgiving a humane way to spend the holiday

There is a stuffed bird carcass lying headless in the middle of your dining room table. It’s the only remains of an animal whose lifetime was spent immobilized in disease-ridden confinement,

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15 Nov 2011

Friends with benefits: one way to ruin a friendship

We all know the situation—two friends blurring the line between friendly and friendlier. In all honesty, the idea of no commitment, no strings attached lovin’ may sound like a great

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15 Nov 2011

Campus crime update: theft, arson and a creeper in the window

Window Watching Remember the “Jurassic Park” scene where the velociraptors were looking for the kids in the kitchen? Well, a similar scene went down last Thursday at noon when a

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14 Nov 2011

Age for adult mental health care should be mid to late 20s, not 18

The reasons for legally considering someone an adult at 18 make perfect sense in most respects, but when dealing with an issue as sensitive as mental health, treatment specific to

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14 Nov 2011

New CSU budget proposal could raise tuition, restore $300 million to higher education

California State University students are no strangers to the ongoing budget struggle both at the college and state level. A new budget proposal seeks to alleviate some of the financial

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14 Nov 2011

Financial woes force SF State students to move back in with parents

Many graduating seniors have mixed feelings of excitement and fear with the end of the school year rapidly approaching and the looming question of “what’s next?” hanging over their heads.

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14 Nov 2011

Xpress Thanksgiving editorial: what we're thankful for

The Xpress staff is looking forward to the Thanksgiving break next week. In acknowledgement of the holiday we would like to take this time to reflect with our readers about

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