19 Apr 2016

Student band rocks the Annex

Long lines stretched out to North State Drive. The crowd was dancing and cheering as the multicolored LED lights shimmered on the walls and stage. A giant banner read, “Rhythms

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27 Jan 2014

Science Building closure sends students to Annex

Students of the biology 100 class meet in the Annex located near Lake Merced Boulevard due to the recent closure of the Science Building. Photo by Tony Santos / Xpress

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25 Apr 2012

ASI-sponsored Rhythms Music Festival kicks off tomorrow in the Annex

It all started as a joke three years ago. When one SF State student should have been studying, he instead made a Facebook group titled “If 15,000 people join this

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25 Apr 2012

Utilizing the empty Annex for Rhythms Music Festival is a welcomed treat

By spearheading the Rhythms Music Festival in the old Annex space, ASI has brought a refreshing dose of ingenuity to the campus. While the Annex has served faithfully as an

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16 Apr 2012

Empty Annex to become concert venue after opening of J. Paul Leonard Library

As J. Paul Leonard Library stocks its shelves with books and readies its state-of-the-art robotic retrieval system, the Annex quietly moved out belongings and closed its doors as a temporary

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14 May 2019

Annual fashion show highlights sustainability through reused textiles

Teizue Nwabuzoh wearing coat made of recycled denim by Chloe Archie at “RUNWAY 2019: Kaleidoscope” SF State”s Apparel Design & Merchandising program’s annual showcase of junior and senior work  on

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16 Apr 2019

LGBTQ Scholars of Color seek equal representation

The LGBTQ Scholars of Color Network hosted its third biennial conference at SF State to discuss LGBTQ people of color in the academic sphere. The LGBTQ Scholars of Color Network

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22 Feb 2019

Celebrate Year of the Pig with the Chinese Flagship Program

The Chinese Flagship program of SF State is welcoming the Year of the Pig on Friday, Feb. 22. An on-campus event to commemorate the new year will be held at

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19 Feb 2019

Presidents Day puts groceries on hold

Students who use the the Gator Groceries program were unable to use the service Monday because SF-Marin Food Bank, the company that stocks the pantry, was closed in observance of

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10 Oct 2018

Community praises the life of Dawn Mabalon

Family, friends, colleagues and mentees gathered in the Annex 1 building of SF State to honor the beautiful life of Dr. Dawn Bohulano Mabalon. The celebration that took place on

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25 Sep 2018

ASI pushes for permanent food pantry amid administration delays

Thousands of SF State students do not get enough to eat on a day-to-day basis, according to a recent report. Associated Student, Inc. is trying to address their needs, but

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13 Sep 2018

Giants and SF State partner with Blood Center of the Pacific for blood drive

Collaborating with the San Francisco Giants and SF State, Blood Centers of the Pacific will hold a blood drive on Thursday, Sept. 13 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at

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09 May 2018

SF State fights student homelessness

A leadership panel on homelessness tackled barriers and solutions to student homelessness in the wake of recent tent encampment sweeps on the streets of San Francisco. Justin Wellins of the

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16 Apr 2018

T-Pain comes to SF State

Blue and yellow lights lit SF State’s Annex venue. Anticipated fans cheered in the crowd as T-Pain jumped on stage for the 8th Annual Music Festival hosted by Associated Students

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06 Apr 2018

SF State seeks sustainability

Sudents from a variety of environmentally-conscious groups on campus held their first Sustainability Assembly meeting on April 5 to discuss their concerns about environmental issues impacting student life on campus.

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14 Mar 2018

Pop-Up Pantry celebrates one year

The Pop-Up Pantry, SF State’s primary food distribution program operated by Associated Students Inc., celebrated their one year anniversary of providing nearly 300 students with fresh, free groceries each week.

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11 Nov 2017

Alpha Phi’s Mr. Heartthrob 2017

To raise money for women’s heart health, Alpha Phi held their annual comedy event, Mr. Heartthrob, on Thursday, Nov. 9 at Annex 1 on campus. Through the Alpha Phi Foundation

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01 Sep 2017

Smoke seen billowing out of Russian consulate’s chimney in San Francisco

***Additional reporting by Travis Wesley*** Black smoke was seen coming out of the chimney of the Russian consulate in San Francisco earlier today, a day after the Trump administration directed

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19 Mar 2017

Hackathon draws hundreds of student techies

The long bunker-shaped building was filled with sounds of boisterous chatter and clicking keyboards as students implemented code. Computers were strewn amid headphones and virtual reality headset-wearing students working late

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08 Mar 2017

Alpha Kappa Psi hosts DJ event to benefit cancer research

The Alpha Kappa Psi fraternity threw the largest event in the fraternity’s history on Friday, a benefit concert to help fund cancer research through City of Hope. The concert, HeartBeats,

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04 Mar 2017

ASI partners up with SF-Marin food bank to help feed hungry students

Associated Students Incorporated and the SF-Marin food bank launched a pop-up food pantry on campus to address food insecurity among students. ASI, which is in charge of the weekly farmers

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02 Oct 2016

Second annual Greek Summit kicks off with Title IX training

SF State’s Greek Summit included mandatory training last week to better educate Greek organizations on sexual violence and sexual assault response protocols.  It has been found that fraternities and sororities

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11 May 2016

Student Athletes Awarded at Annual Banquet

After practically living in their practice and game uniforms for an entire season, SF State student athletes got to dress up and put on their best for the end of

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26 Apr 2016

Math rock band opens for Kehlani at Rhythms Music festival

Associated Students, Inc. hosted the sixth annual Rhythms Music festival featuring Kehlani, Moxie and the winner of the battle of the bands competition, Faux Foe Fox. Three events led up

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11 Apr 2016

Kehlani to perform at SF State festival

SF State will host its sixth-annual “Rhythms Music Festival” – where students will get a thrilling insight to the music industry with one music symposium, two music competitions, a live

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11 Dec 2015

Gospel choir cultivates community

The large classroom echoes with the sound of students being welcomed into Jack Adams Hall, until they quiet down and fix their gazes on their professor. Choir instructor Ja Ronn Thompson walks onto

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31 Oct 2015

SF State sorority’s Mr. Heartthrob pageant taps into cardiac research

Strapping male contestants from various fraternities and sports teams pumped up the crowd to raise money for the Alpha Phi sorority’s annual philanthropy event Oct. 29 at Annex 1. The

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19 May 2015

Undocumented graduates celebrate at first annual Beyond Borders ceremony

[slideshow_deploy id=’66654′] Undocumented students celebrated with their friends and families at the first annual Beyond Borders Graduation held at the SF State Annex May 17. Improving Dreams, Equity, Access and

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06 May 2015

Understanding culture means ignoring generalizations

Last weekend at work a customer asked me, “What are you?” Thrown off by the ambiguousness of the question, I thought to myself, “A woman?” After considering the unresponsive and

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14 Apr 2015

Rhythms Music Festival brings familiar faces and new Bay Area talent

Under the vaulted ceiling of the Annex, a congregation of approximately 1,120 students ceremoniously raised their camera phones as rapper G-Eazy emerged from a veil of smoke into a single spotlight. Ambient background lighting gradually rose around

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19 Feb 2015

Congressman creates comic book to encourage youth

Congressman and activist John Lewis called on students to stand up for their beliefs and speak out against social injustice at a discussion in the Library Annex Wednesday, Feb. 18.

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21 Apr 2014

Bay Area rapper Iamsu! performance a step in shaking off ‘commuter school’ label

Many students may remember it as a makeshift library, but pulsating lights, pounding bass and a crowd of twerking college students have replaced tables, bookcases and computers in the high

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12 Apr 2014

ASI announces results for 18 student government positions

Kenneth Collins was announced as the new ASI president this morning, April 12. In addition to the presidential position, another 18 positions were announced including vice presidential positions and other

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07 Apr 2014

SF State pledges to divest in fossil fuels over next five years

SF State became the first four year university to promise to remove all of their investments in fossil fuel companies. The decision is a major pledge by the university to

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06 Feb 2014

Noise Complaint dances start semester with “Back in the Rhythm”

Friday night’s “Back in the Rhythm” kicked off the semester for Student Life’s Noise Complaint dance party with over 300 students at the Cesar Chavez Student Center. The monthly gathering,

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07 May 2013

Costly Rhythms Music Festival attracts low student turnout

[set_id=72157633444991328] With a headliner as prominent as Big Boi, of the Grammy award-winning hip-hop duo OutKast, and a price tag of $30,000, one might expect Thursday night’s Rhythms Music Festival to

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