28 Feb 2013

'Drunkorexia' spreads influence, affects students' health

College students are no strangers to foregoing food. Eating takes time and money, two things students are almost always short on. But some students are going to extreme lengths to

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28 Feb 2013

SFMTA launches Bicycle Strategy to increase bike development, safety

[HTML2] See “Bicycle routes to SF State” Julie McNamara packs her 12-hour day into her Rickshaw commuter bag before leaving home. The 21-year-old SF State graduating senior is not only double-majoring

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27 Feb 2013

Chinese New Year Parade draws thousands of spectators

[HTML1] Lions jumped, dragons danced, and bands marched in Chinatown this past weekend as thousands of people crowded the streets to watch what has been named one of the world’s

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27 Feb 2013

President Wong's Harlem Shake appearance makes impression on SF State

A crowd of SF State administration and students adorned in colorful costumes stood in a circle cheering for President Leslie E. Wong, Feb. 22, as he danced at the center of

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27 Feb 2013

SFSU Confessions marks new outlet for campus gossip

Editor’s note: Due to the possible punitive action SF State could take against the administrator of the “SFSU Confessions” page were his/her identity revealed, we have decided to keep the

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26 Feb 2013

Before the Brave joins Noise Pop Festival lineup, plays Depot

Philosophy major Kyle Teese finishes a day of classes, hops on his bike, and rides out to the Mission to practice with his band. Though many students are members of

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26 Feb 2013

California gun ban reality hits target on heated debate

The red light came on at the Coyote Point Shooting Range in San Mateo, Calif. signaling the shooting area was now “hot.” Andy Navarro stepped over the red line, placed

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24 Feb 2013

Students deserve affordable, local housing

In case you haven’t looked for a place to live in this city recently, here’s a nugget of obvious information: this city sucks for house hunting. And just when you

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24 Feb 2013

Planned obsolescence shortens longevity of electronics

According to the 2012 Accenture Consumer Electronics Products and Services Usage Report, the highest selling products in 2012 were smart phones, high-definition TVs, computers and tablet PCs. About 23 percent

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23 Feb 2013

SF State's Decensae White featured on ESPN after Friday night victory

SF State’s Decensae White was featured on ESPN’s SportsCenter’s Top 10 playlist for a shot he hit in the final seconds Friday night. White hit the game-winner from three quarters

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23 Feb 2013

Social media, hashtag era invites simple opinions

“True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country,” the late Kurt Vonnegut said. The Twittersphere and news world erupted

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22 Feb 2013

President Leslie E. Wong shakes it with hundreds of students for Harlem Shake video shoot

[HTML1] SF State students jumped into the Harlem Shake for a second time in an attempt to outdo the trending videos flooding the internet — but this time they were

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22 Feb 2013

A letter from the editor regarding the presidential Harlem Shake

Dear Readers, The Xpress has come under some criticism recently for the role that we played in getting President Wong to take part in SF State’s second iteration of the

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22 Feb 2013

Removal of Olympic wrestling draws sharp criticism from Gator wrestlers

By Dave Alexander For a sport that features holds, pins and take-downs, SF State wrestlers find themselves grappling with a different type of opponent — the future of their athletic

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21 Feb 2013

CCSF students occupy Conlan Hall in protest to accreditation process

Lalo Gonzalez, a 24-year-old student working toward his teaching accreditation, doesn’t mind getting arrested if it gains awareness of what’s currently happening at City College of San Francisco. On Feb.

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21 Feb 2013

Oscar-nominated alumni anticipate award night

It’s hard to imagine what being stranded in a boat with a Bengal tiger has to do with the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis. It turns out their connection runs straight

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20 Feb 2013

Controversy looms over potential condo conversion law

The flames of discord rage on between homeowner advocates and tenant rights activists over a new law that, if passed, would allow for a onetime citywide increase in the amount

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20 Feb 2013

Same-sex couples arrested at Valentine's Day protest at City Hall

While many couples rejoiced in San Francisco’s City Hall on Valentine’s Day after having their marriage recognized by the state, several same-sex couples were hauled away in zip ties by

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19 Feb 2013

Impacted majors may nearly double at SF State

The path through SF State, from application to graduation, might be getting a little bumpier next year. University administration announced Feb. 19 that it will be proposing the impaction of

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19 Feb 2013

Student vigilante tries to recover stolen phone

An SF State student was allegedly mugged tonight on 19th Ave. as she waited for her bus home, losing her Android phone to two thieves in the latest electronics theft

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19 Feb 2013

'Humans vs. Zombies' game infests SF State

The zombie virus has recently infected pop culture and has since successfully spread to SF State. From comic books to video games, students can’t seem to get enough of the

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19 Feb 2013

Cry to God incites debate over free speech on campus

Issues regarding freedom of religion and speech have taken center stage at SF State after a group of self-proclaimed born-again Christians, known as Cry to God, incited heated reactions from

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19 Feb 2013

Creative Arts Building flood damages near $800,000, destroys priceless props

The alarm sounded from the Creative Arts Building in the dark hours between night and morning, as water pressure sensors built into the pipes alerted the Fire Department of a

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18 Feb 2013

Thousands march in SF against Keystone XL pipeline

[HTML1] Tommy Diestel, a student of Butte College, held a megaphone and led some of the thousands of people who marched near the Embarcadero in San Francisco during a climate

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17 Feb 2013

Study abroad offers unique way to study, experience the world

You’ve already heard this speech: study abroad is an opportunity not to be missed. But only about 500 SF State students study abroad every semester, according to the Office of

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17 Feb 2013

Greenwashing misleads consumers' decisions

Imagine you stumble upon a clear container filled with bright green dish soap. It reads: “for every bottle of soap you buy, twenty cents will be donated to help save giant kapok

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16 Feb 2013

Music alumna finds niche in teaching, performing

Alexandra Sessler has just finished a day at the office teaching students and, while most working people are heading home for the night, she is now rushing to her nighttime

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15 Feb 2013

Taekwondo demonstration excites SF State club

The Taekwondo Club at SF State is expecting visitors from a foreign collegiate team of athletes, Feb. 16, to demonstrate new techniques and talk about changing regulations in the sport.

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15 Feb 2013

UPDATE: Village Building C evacuated after fire alarm

A fire alarm was activated in Building C of the Centennial Village apartments at 10:37 this morning, according to SF State Spokeswoman Ellen Griffin. The alarm was activated due to

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15 Feb 2013

One Billion Rising moves SF to dance for awareness

[HTML1] On Feb. 14 — the day otherwise known as Valentine’s Day — people all around the world chose to dance for domestic abuse awareness. Hundreds of people gathered in

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15 Feb 2013

Restrictive dieters split on campus food options

SF State serves up a variety of dining options, but for students who are on restrictive diets, grabbing a meal on campus can be a challenge. Not to be confused

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14 Feb 2013

SF State alumnus births international art collective

Audiopharmacy Prescriptions kicked off their tour in San Francisco at Public Works, an art gallery, bar and community space in the Mission District, performing to hundreds of fans singing along

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14 Feb 2013

BREAKING: Cry to God provokes student confrontation at SF State demonstration

[HTML1] A trio of self-proclaimed born-again Christians known as Cry to God gathered at the Quad in front of Malcolm X Plaza at SF State earlier today, Feb. 14 in

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14 Feb 2013

First papal resignation in 600 years stirs response on campus

During the Ash Wednesday Mass at Jack Adams Hall, Feb. 13, 19-year-old history major Josefina Parra prayed for SF State students, those in need, and the Pope and his spirit.

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14 Feb 2013

College Labor connects students with paying gigs

When SF State sophomore Kevin Mendizabal was in dire need of a job last semester, two of his closest friends directed him to a website where he doesn’t have to

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