31 Jan 2012

Jimenez brothers keep family tradition alive as SF State wrestlers

Having a home wrestling gym, a father who coaches the local high school wrestling team and a world-class fighter for a mother, Isaiah and Zach Jimenez seemed destined to be collegiate

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31 Jan 2012

SF State's Nefi Perdomo moves to 9th on all-time scoring list

Last week SF State junior shooting guard Nefi Perdomo surpassed the 1,000 point mark for his career total, becoming only the 12th player in the school’s history to reach this

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31 Jan 2012

SF State theater group puts modern twist on biblical story in "The Last Days of Judas Iscariot"

It’s a story of biblical proportions. The trial of the ultimate betrayal. Judas Iscariot, the apostle of Jesus Christ, went down in history as the disciple who turned in his soon-to-be

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31 Jan 2012

Students seek faster path to degrees through vocational and trade schools

The rising cost of tuition and the constricted job market have students open to enrolling in alternative institutions, like vocational schools, in hopes of earning a degree. Lisa Westlund, a

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31 Jan 2012

PREVIEW: Campus entertainment events for the spring semester

School’s back in session: the stress of crashing classes, the strict routine of waking up early and being punctual, and waiting in long lines at the bookstore. But amidst all

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31 Jan 2012

SF State alumnus dies in roadside car accident

Garret Davis, beloved father, devoted police officer and SF State alum, died tragically Jan. 21 when his patrol car was rear-ended and burst into flames, according to the Honolulu Police

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31 Jan 2012

State of the Union makes weak promises to university students

Students watching President Obama’s State of the Union address perked up at the mention of the student debt crisis. If only he’d actually brought something new to the table. For

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31 Jan 2012

Ice Cream Bar in Cole Valley serves up vintage treats

With an authentic soda fountain nicknamed Dandelion and 1930s jazz and swing playing in the background , the recently opened Ice Cream Bar provides a distinct, vintage offering of house-made sodas

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31 Jan 2012

Muni to add new streetcar route for America's Cup

The San Francisco Municipal Public Transportation Agency plans to extend public transportation to funnel the influx of foot traffic during the America’s Cup races summer 2013, with test runs of

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31 Jan 2012

SF State nonprofit fair showcases volunteer, internship and employment opportunities

Students who think looking for a job or internship can be tedious task need not look further than the SF State Institute for Civic and Community Engagement Nonprofit Agency Fair

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31 Jan 2012

Forkin' Frisco: Distinctive dining in Bayview-Hunters Point

This district’s high rates of poverty and crime often overshadow its largely underrated food scene. Nevertheless, the Bayview-Hunters Point District contains a food oasis of distinct, homey soul food that’s

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31 Jan 2012

The Ins and Outs: The hidden benefits of masturbation

That late-night rendezvous with a stranger didn’t go quite as planned, did it? It’s too late to bait a new one, and you’re just too fired up to sleep. Sounds

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31 Jan 2012

SF State alumni sell T-shirts to raise money for Japanese tsunami victims

In a tranquil apartment in Hayes Valley, a small side table topped with perfectly-folded T-shirts packed carefully away in a plastic container serves as a daily reminder that more than

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31 Jan 2012

SF State student enters Miss Chinatown USA pageant for second time

The winner will not only win $10,000, but will ride on a float Feb. 11 during San Francisco’s Chinese New Year parade, the biggest celebration outside of Asia. They will also

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30 Jan 2012

SF State student injured in accident on Arballo Drive

An accident near SF State, involving a bicycle and a car, left one student injured Monday at about 1 p.m. A blue Toyota Prius driven by Jesse Vicario, 22, a

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30 Jan 2012

SF State student and alums Do It Live!

Commitment, hard work and friendship are three of the elements that helped one SF State student and two alumni create and maintain their own theater company a year ago, Do

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30 Jan 2012

Campus crime update: Drinking in the Bursar's Office, a laser beam duel and a studious thief

Cheers to the Freakin’ Weekend What better way to celebrate the end of winter break than having a few drinks in the Student Services building? That’s what one thirsty, underage

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29 Jan 2012

VIDEO: Should SF State presidential candidates be required to visit campus?

Editors Michelle Olson and Godofredo Vasquez hit the SF State campus in search of students’ views on whether candidates for the SF State’s president position should or should not visit

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28 Jan 2012

SF State men's basketball ends six-game losing streak, defeats UC San Diego

The SF State men’s basketball team scored six unanswered points to start the game and led the game all night against the visiting UC San Diego Tritons, winning 56-45 Saturday. Saturday’s

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28 Jan 2012

SF State women's basketball keeps playoff hopes alive despite loss to UC San Diego

Despite an impressive performance by freshman Farrah Shokoor, the SF State women’s basketball teamlost 68-55 Saturday against the top-ranked team in Division II, the UC San Diego Tritons. The Gators,

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25 Jan 2012

SF State presidential candidates must be required to visit campus

The appointment of a new University president is an incredible opportunity for the campus community to find a leader who will shape its next 25 years, much as current President

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24 Jan 2012

Campus crime update: an armed and dangerous roommate, a hungry vandal and a laundry room looter

An act of hunger The vending machine in the HSS building was vandalized Jan. 4. Presumably, the suspect heard the impending news that Hostess Brands was filing for bankruptcy. Overcome

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24 Jan 2012

SF State student Amanda Gomez wins big on "Fear Factor"

Strapped to a flying helicopter while plunging into a burst of explosions, diving into motor oil sludge, eating live scorpions and being chained in front of a cement truck while

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24 Jan 2012

President Robert A. Corrigan speaks on retirement, his replacement

President Robert A. Corrigan sat down with Xpress editor Sara Donchey to speak about his retirement, aspirations for his replacement and 24 years of service as the president of the

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24 Jan 2012

Search for new SF State president begins as Corrigan begins final semester

SF State is preparing to undergo a major change it has not seen the likes of in 24 years. The University is officially looking for a new president. President Robert

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24 Jan 2012

PHOTOS: SF State's J. Paul Leonard and Sutro Library partially open

The J. Paul Leonard and Sutro Library, arguably the biggest and most highly anticipated campus revamping in the past four years, is taking the smallest steps in fully revealing itself

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24 Jan 2012

Snowboarding and skiing stalled after snow delay in Tahoe

This year, all preparation in anticipation of visiting the snowy California Sierras was in vain as the lack of snow in the Tahoe area continues to disappoint eager skiers and

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24 Jan 2012

PHOTOS: Chinese New Year brought in with a bang in Chinatown

Opportunistic pyromaniacs celebrated Chinese New Year, on the streets of Chinatown Sunday night. Resounded bangs of light,  laughter, pervasive metallic-smelling smoke and full-grown adults running to avoid debris from crackers

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24 Jan 2012

SF State artists stick it to the Student Center in graffiti sticker art show

If street art is the underbelly of the highbrow art world, then hand-drawn stickers, often slapped on newspaper boxes or light poles, are so to the graffiti world. A new

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24 Jan 2012

The Ins and Outs: Safer sex is essential for one-night stands

If you are the type who likes a steamy semi-anonymous rendezvous, the electricity that takes over in a one night stand can be addicting. It’s a flurry of sexual tension,

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23 Jan 2012

Forkin' Frisco: Rediscovering Chinatown

Forkin’ Chinatown Part visitor-pleasing tourist attraction and part mystic enclave, Chinatown is one of the densest and culturally distinct neighborhoods in the city. By weaving between locals in the neighborhood’s

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22 Jan 2012

PHOTOS: Occupy Wall Street West takes to the streets of the Financial District

Protesters took part in demonstrations against large banks and corporations Friday in several parts of San Francisco and around the Bay Area. The goal of the planned demonstration, billed as

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20 Jan 2012

Redefining what it means to be a virgin

Between all the oohhing, awwing, groaning and groping I never thought that me jerking off to Salma Hayek and Jessica Alba was when I lost my “virginity” back in middle

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20 Jan 2012

One wounded in Parkmerced shooting

A shooting occurred in Parkmerced Wednesday night leaving one person injured. The victim was waiting on the 300 block of Arballo Drive for a friend at 9:20 p.m. when an

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19 Jan 2012

SF State students disprove autism stereotypes

Scott Rich studies hard, is passionate in class and has an encyclopedia of a mind that stores statistics, geographic knowledge and all sorts of trivia, and yet he will never be considered

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16 Jan 2012

Power outage affects Sunset, West Portal and Parkside neighborhoods

More than 5,000 customers lost power on the west side of San Francisco this evening after a car hit a pole on the 300 block of West Portal Avenue, according

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