29 Feb 2012

Ike's Place to open on campus tomorrow after year-long wait

After a number of delays, Ike’s Place is opening tomorrow, March 1, exactly one year after the sandwich shop was scheduled to open on campus. A soft opening for Ike’s

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29 Feb 2012

VIDEO: Faculty and students discuss Day of Action

As the March 1 Day of Action approaches, SF State faculty and students discuss the issues that have motivated them to participate in this national movement. Students for Quality Education,

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29 Feb 2012

SF State students and faculty share their stories for Day of Action

Frederico Villalobos Walter Parenteau Joe Kloythanomsup Kim Geron Rachel Stower Lauren Stower Sheila Tully Sadaf Malik Siraj Shabber Jocelyn Palenco Ann Robertson James Quesada Evelyn Mendoza Salma Elshakre Zachariah Barghouti

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29 Feb 2012

America's Cup stirs up controversy in San Francisco

Residents and organizations in San Francisco recently appealed the findings of the final Environmental Impact Report for the 34th America’s Cup, but were disappointed when construction was approved by the

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29 Feb 2012

SF State interactive art exhibit opens in memory of late professor Stephen Wilson

A robotic hand welcomed guests to the SmART Space opening reception, deciding which of its three grip strengths to use based on each person’s heartbeat and touch. The interactive exhibit,

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29 Feb 2012

Nonmonosexuality deserves recognition within LGBTQ communities

The LGBTQ+ community may fly a rainbow flag, but if you don’t exactly fit into the L or G, things start to feel uncomfortably black and white. Without a niche

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29 Feb 2012

Day of Action: Get off your butt and participate

We can no longer afford to tolerate the apathy that has stagnated social movements on this campus. Consider the actions surrounding March 1 your invitation to get out of your

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29 Feb 2012

Triathlon added to list of club sports at SF State

The newest club sport on campus is one of the most challenging athletic activities: triathlon. While the idea of running a three-sport event may intimidate some people, the founding members

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29 Feb 2012

SF State's Health Equity Institute helps HIV patients break barriers to healthcare

By Vikram Singh/Special to Xpress It’s a three letter acronym that carries a negative connotation. Reactions to the pronouncement of this word range from fear and shock to total apathy. It’s

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28 Feb 2012

VIDEO: The Growlers perform at The Depot in Cesar Chavez Student Center

More than 500 people packed The Depot in the Cesar Chavez Student Center Friday night as sweaty bodies cornered The Growlers on a stage that barely fit their musical equipment.

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28 Feb 2012

Local band capitalizes on viral YouTube video

Before writing off that sixth installment of the latest YouTube video trend as an overdone joke, consider what might be accomplished from jumping on the bandwagon. James Guttman, a fourth-year

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28 Feb 2012

An SF State student's solution to stuttering

I quietly applauded myself after I successfully finished a presentation in front of my Community: Changes and Development class last semester without having to use the word “community.” I had

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28 Feb 2012

Recording industry has its eye on illegal downloads

The time-consuming process of browsing the internet for cheaper alternatives to iTunes and Amazon might be worth it to the cash-strapped student, but only until the recording industry finds out.

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28 Feb 2012

Day of Action has stretched to week of action with backing of Occupy

Once a fitting title for a day-long demonstration, this year’s Day of Action for Education in California has expanded into a week-long affair. This is a result of networking, promoting

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28 Feb 2012

Campus crime update: Campus nudity, golf cart thievery and a pill thief in the dorms

The emperor’s new clothes University police cited an SF State student for indecent exposure Feb. 24 on the grassy knoll in front of the Humanities building. What the officers probably

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28 Feb 2012

The Ins and Outs: Don't exhibit your sexual talents in public

Having sex outside sounds like a lot of fun, but when California state law can actually ruin your life for doing it, the stakes might be too high. Even though

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28 Feb 2012

Forkin' Frisco: Looking up the outskirts of Nob Hill

Forkin’ Nob Hill At its core, Nob Hill is one of the swankiest neighborhoods in the city. It’s home to luxury hotels, high-rises and, of course, upscale restaurants. Though Nob

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28 Feb 2012

SF State website offers students a place to share stories and struggles with the CSU system

Lines upon lines of to-dos are listed under each day of the week in Katie Sidman’s planner. Everyday she wakes up at 6 a.m. and takes public transit to SF State

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27 Feb 2012

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26 Feb 2012

PHOTOS: Third annual San Francisco polar plunge

Roughly 1,000 people took a plunge into San Francisco’s frigid bay as part of the third annual Polar Plunge. Families and costume-wearing participants filled the bleachers at San Francisco’s Aquatic

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25 Feb 2012

SF State softball team splits Saturday doubleheader against UC San Diego

The women’s Gator softball team managed to steal a win from the 10th ranked UC San Diego Tritons at home on Saturday. The doubleheader allowed for both teams to come out with

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25 Feb 2012

SF State men's basketball loses last game of season in tight second half

It was a last-minute and devastating loss for the SF State men’s basketball team in the last game of the season against Cal State LA. The Gators’ home game also

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24 Feb 2012

SF State women's basketball team copes with disappointing outcome to season

The SF State women’s basketball team lost their final game of the season against their California Collegiate Athletic Association opponent Cal State LA, 72-55, despite freshman Farrah Shokoor’s game-high 17

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24 Feb 2012

SF State seeking student input on selecting new campus restaurant

Sheets of white paper have been plastered in the windows of the vacant space between Carmelita’s La Petite and the Bookstore since summer 2011, but now the search for what

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24 Feb 2012

New BART cars being made overseas is no surprise to experts

Commuters tired of BART’s carpet-lined compartments have a lot to look forward to in the coming years as the transportation service begins shopping for a firm to build new trains,

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24 Feb 2012

SF State to increase student fees to pay for new recreation center

Student fee increases are nothing new, but this semester a newly-approved fee requires students to pay for a campus recreation center that will not be completed for several years after

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24 Feb 2012

Bad Movie Night in the Mission showcases examples of terrible filmmaking

Predictable plots, lousy special effects and obvious overacting are just three of many elements that make for a waste of money at the movie theaters. But at The Dark Room,

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23 Feb 2012

Only public meeting on presidential search goes overlooked

The only opportunity for students, administration and faculty to directly express their opinions on SF State’s presidential selection with the CSU Board of Trustees was met with snide remarks, high

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23 Feb 2012

SF State men's basketball team beats Cal State Dominguez Hills for first time in seven years

The SF State men’s basketball game against the visiting Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros Wednesday, Feb. 22  proved to be a highlight of the Gators’ season. The victory marked the

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23 Feb 2012

SF State women's basketball wins low-scoring match against Cal State Dominguez Hills

The SF State women’s basketball team managed to steal a victory from Cal State Dominguez Hills, 39-35, despite shooting 25 percent in the California Collegiate Athletic Association home game. The win breaks

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22 Feb 2012

Tree crushes car on Lake Merced Blvd., unclear who will pay for damage

A large tree branch that fell on Lake Merced Boulevard before 6 p.m. crushed a parked car, blocking traffic for hours. “When I came out here it was already smashed,”

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22 Feb 2012

SF State campus workers paid far below San Francisco minimum wage

San Francisco is one of the most expensive places to live in the world, and consequently has one of the country’s highest minimum wages, but due to an exemption in

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22 Feb 2012

Student-run blog Techibeats promotes electronic music scene to college demographic

When Richard Zona created a music blog as an assignment for his elective blogging class, he didn’t expect for it to turn into a corporation that now spans across the

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22 Feb 2012

SF State cinema professor brings life to the big screen

By Monica Quesada, special to Xpress Sometimes life imitates art. Sometimes, art and life become so intertwined, it’s hard to tell which is imitating the other. Britta Sjogren, SF State

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22 Feb 2012

CSU to limit salary increases for new university presidents

The California State University Board of Trustees officially adopted a policy that will place a limit on the compensation that newly-hired campus presidents can receive. Under the new policy, CSU

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22 Feb 2012

New city ordinance imposes fee, places restrictions on San Francisco dog walkers

Commercial dog walkers in San Francisco are apprehensive about a newly-approved city ordinance that will limit them to walking no more than eight dogs at a time in all city

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