24 May 2012

CSU Chancellor Charles B. Reed announces retirement after serving 14 years

Charles B. Reed, chancellor of the California State University system, has announced his retirement after 14 years. “Our campuses have continued to flourish even in the face of budgetary challenges

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19 May 2012

PHOTOS: SF State commencement ceremony May 2012

SF State students, staff and alumni celebrated the 111th annual commencement ceremony today in Cox Stadium from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Check out our photo gallery of the event and

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16 May 2012

Sixty Plus organization at SF State connects seniors to campus community

It is no secret that with age comes knowledge. But instead of those pearls of wisdom being cast away, the Sixty Plus organization at SF State aids senior citizens in becoming

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16 May 2012

Social media presence poses a factor in workforce for SF State students

If you’ve never before regretted that 2 a.m. Facebook post about your drunken sexcapades, maybe your next boss can help you. The social media generation has had to become conscious of

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16 May 2012

San Francisco looks to improve taxi service

San Francisco city officials are working on ways to ease the pain of hailing a cab and finding inventive ways to improve taxi service. The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency

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16 May 2012

Graduating SF State athletes ponder their next steps after college

The last out has been called and the finish line has been crossed. The next step for SF State’s senior collegiate athletes will be to move forward. Soon they must

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16 May 2012

Mr. Fix It: Finding less crowded study areas at SF State

While I was enjoying my last day of the semester, vaguely listening to the professor give his final lecture while giving my full attention to Facebook, I realized my work

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16 May 2012

Club Six showcases interactive art show "So You Think You Can Paint?"

Geordan Mallory didn’t come to Club Six for just drinks when she and her friend got paint smeared on their clothes while creating a surreal portrait of a dinosaur and

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16 May 2012

New SF State president Leslie Wong prepares for first semester

As this year’s class of graduating seniors walk the stage, receive their degrees and flip their tassels, another familiar face will be departing campus for the last time as President

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16 May 2012

Forkin' Frisco: Adventurous dining options in Bernal Heights

Perched at the top of a steep incline, this quaint little neighborhood doesn’t get a lot of foot traffic, which adds to the pleasantly relaxing vibe that permeates Cortland Street,

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16 May 2012

Student loan interest rates may double next academic year

Between rising tuition, severe budget cuts and a possible interest rate increase on college loans, students are growing frustrated with the cost of higher education. Not long ago, national student

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16 May 2012

Ed Lee to keynote SF State commencement ceremony

Edwin Lee, who became San Francisco’s first elected Asian-American mayor earlier this year, will be the keynote speaker at the SF State commencement ceremony May 19. “The mayor is a strong supporter

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16 May 2012

Robert Corrigan plans future after stepping down as SF State president

After serving 24 years as president of SF State, Robert A. Corrigan is looking forward to the days when he can read a book for pleasure, work on writing a

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15 May 2012

SF State accounting professor Richard Embusch dies at 69

CORRECTION: We incorrectly identified Richard Henry Embusch as an economics professor. He was a professor in the accounting department. By Chris Embusch, Special to Xpress My father, Richard Henry Embusch, a dedicated

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15 May 2012

President Corrigan leaves his mark on SF State

Even after SF State President Robert A. Corrigan says goodbye to the University, his legacy will live on in the buildings that expanded and improved the campus, as well as

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15 May 2012

Xpress embraces new SF State president Les Wong with optimism

As far as first impressions go, new SF State President Les Wong has left us feeling, well, a little giddy. While no one is carving “SFSU + LW” on any

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15 May 2012

Bleak job market awaits SF State graduates

With diplomas in hand and hats suspended in the air, graduates may feel overwhelmingly excited about the possibilities of life after college. But once the enthusiasm of graduation settles, the

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15 May 2012

10 delicious San Francisco dining options after graduation

As we go on we remember all the times we ate together. It’s time to treat yourself and eat away the stress accumulated over the last semester. What better way

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15 May 2012

The Ins And Outs: Farewell to the sex column

It seems our time on this wild ride has come to a close. But before I truly say my goodbyes, I’d like to leave you all with some parting words

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15 May 2012

VIDEO: What personality traits do you think will get you hired?

Many SF State students are trying to secure jobs and internships that will propel them into their future careers. Going out into a workforce not full of many options, both freshman

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14 May 2012

Campus crime update: A convulsion, a seizure, a big fall and a dislocated collarbone

Officers assist convulsing student Officers, along with the San Francisco Fire Department, responded to a subject convulsing at the Towers at Centennial Square May 12 at 11 a.m. The subject

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14 May 2012

SF State's guide to must-see summer events

Summer break has almost arrived and after a semester of stress and dismal finances, it is time to kick back, relax and let loose in the city’s inexhaustible showcasing of

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11 May 2012

The war on women is far from over, we must keep fighting

Dear Ms. Pro-Choice, Ms. Pro-Life, members of the League of Women Voters and Rock the Slut Vote United, distinguished feminists and women across the globe: I am here to make

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11 May 2012

SF State student balances school and pregnancy as graduation draws near

Four months ago, Danielle Acierto took a test that did not require studying, and was shocked at the results. The 24-year-old sat alone in disbelief, scared and somewhat excited, when

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11 May 2012

Xpress welcomes the new SF State president

Leslie E. Wong of Northern Michigan University was appointed as SF State’s new president yesterday. While Wong is sure to be inundated with suggestions on how to best fill the shoes

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10 May 2012

New SF State president looking forward to student engagement

Dr. Leslie Wong is trading the snowy winters of the northern Michigan peninsula for the foggy summers of San Francisco as the incoming president of SF State. Wong, 62, who

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10 May 2012

Power out in several buildings at SF State

Several buildings at SF State lost power Thursday around 8:30 p.m., according to numerous reports from students. The outage was isolated to the campus as power remained on in surrounding

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10 May 2012

New SF State president is Leslie Wong of Northern Michigan University

Leslie E. Wong has been announced as the new president of SF State today. The former president of Northern Michigan University will replace President Robert A. Corrigan as the 13th president

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10 May 2012

California Faculty Association moves closer to strike

As pressure mounts for the California Faculty Association and the California State University to reach a contract agreement, about 30 faculty and students gathered Tuesday at 19th and Holloway avenues

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09 May 2012

Cyclists on cellphones may soon pay the price if Senate bill is passed

Cyclists on cellphones may soon have to pay a fine for their multitasking ways. A bill going through state Senate hearings would fine bicyclists a flat fee of $20 for

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09 May 2012

VIDEO: Sunday Streets engages community in the Mission

Families, local businesses, community programs and visitors gathered at the Mission May 6 for its first of four Sunday Streets. Sunday Streets is a neighborhood event that brings people together

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09 May 2012

SF State commuter students may be forced to buy Clipper card

Update 5/12/12: Beginning Aug. 1, students who scan their Clipper cards before exiting BART will have 23 hours to use the transfer before it voids, as opposed to a one hour

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09 May 2012

Running or walking, SF State's 5k brings awareness

When he crossed the finish line first, 23-year-old kinesiology major Christian Swanson got to live his year-long dream of running for wellness. After his grandfather suffered a stroke a year

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09 May 2012

SF State athletes strive to stay in shape during offseason

For many students the summer is the perfect time to unwind from the monotony of the semester, but student athletes don’t have that luxury. Their summers are the time to

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09 May 2012

SF State students feel the burn of student debt

Allison Michael will be graduating from SF State this semester with close to $40,000 in debt, despite saving as much as she could by going to community college and only

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09 May 2012

Food trucks arrive on SF State campus

The brightly colored and uniquely designed food trucks that adorn the streets of San Francisco have now shown up on the SF State campus after a year of discussion and

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