11 Feb 2015

Band’s impromptu show a big hit in Malcolm X Plaza

Psychedelic sounds reverberated through the air Thursday night as student passersby were drawn to Malcolm X Plaza where a musical trio spontaneously started to jam. The unnamed group, comprised of freshman Alec

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SF State students fall to the ground at the Die In in memory of all of the innocent lives lost through police hands. The attendants came together to march in a national day of protest to stop police brutality, repression and the criminalization of a generation Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 at Malcolm X Plaza. Amanda Peterson / Xpress.
22 Oct 2014

Students drop in Malcolm X Plaza in demonstration against police brutality

At the sound of three bangs, dozens of bodies dropped to the ground of Malcolm X Plaza as a part of a “Die In” demonstration for people killed by police brutality.

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09 Oct 2014

Mourners hold candlelight vigil at Malcolm X Plaza for student killed in drive-by shooting

A crowd of nearly a hundred gathered at Malcolm X Plaza Wednesday evening to hold a candlelight vigil for fallen SF State student Mark Madden. “I would’ve taken that bullet

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07 Dec 2013

Student organizations hold ‘State of Emergency’ rally in Malcolm X Plaza

[set_id=72157638420750273] A group of student organizations held a “State of Emergency” rally Thursday in Malcolm X Plaza. The students said they wanted to raise awareness of different proposed administrative decisions

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06 May 2015

Students gather in plaza to celebrate Malcolm X’s birthday

For those who were relaxing in Malcolm X Plaza, the sound of chanting started out barely audible. A brief moment later, observers were witness to a crowd of students and teachers marching

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06 May 2014

Bay Area celebrates 20 years of campus Malcolm X mural

May Day marked the 20th Annual Malcolm X Mural Celebration for SF State, while students and Greek life from around the Bay Area joined together to honor the mural’s creation.

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16 Sep 2019

Students strike for sustainable future

Students from the Environmental Studies department are taking their passions beyond the classroom this week by organizing and holding events for global climate week on campus. Students from the Environmental

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30 Apr 2019

‘Walk, Run and Roll’ aims to reduce waste, boost health

Racers line up at the starting line with the Gator mascot before SF State’s 7th annual 5K Walk, Run, and Roll on April 28, 2019, inviting students, faculty, staff, alumni,

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30 Apr 2019

Sexpo provides hands-on sex education

Lexi Sakellariou (left) and Denia Makhilia (right) play a dildo ring toss game at Sexpo, a resource fair promoting sexual health, in the quad on Wednesday, April 26, 2019. (LOLA

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23 Apr 2019

Student organizations oppose anti-abortion activists, air demands to ASI

Associated Students Inc. responded to demands made by student organizations regarding anti-abortion group that set up two-story banners with explicit images comparing abortion to genocide. The student organizations demanded the

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05 Feb 2019

‘Power to the Pedal’ program highlights cycling benefits

Commuting is a big part of SF State’s culture. Students come from all over the area and use all forms of transportation to get to and from class. One form

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18 Dec 2018

Career Services aims to bolster reach, hire counselors

The office of Career Services and Leadership Development, which provides career counseling for students looking for employment or internships, has only two certified counselors for a campus population of about

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12 Dec 2018

SF Hillel celebrates Hanukkah

About a dozen students in the Malcolm X Plaza huddled around a large menorah, designed in the likeness of the Bay Bridge, to block the chill December wind as members

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09 Nov 2018

Students storm administration building

A crowd of about 50 protesting students crammed into a narrow hall of the fifth floor of the administration building while stomping, singing, chanting, banging on walls and plastering a list

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07 Nov 2018

SF State Jewish community mourn mass murder victims

SF Hillel and other Jewish student organizations shared personal anecdotes on Monday, Nov. 5 during a vigil at Malcolm X Plaza held for the 11 worshippers murdered in an anti-Semitic

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26 Sep 2018

ASI campaign encourages students to register to vote

Associated Students Inc. urged students to register to vote on Sept. 25, as part of a nationwide campaign for National Voter Registration Day with Rock the Vote. The campaign comes

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02 Apr 2018

Awareness Week puts spotlight on Palestine

According to the American Press Institute, the purpose of journalism is “to provide citizens with the information they need to make the best possible decisions about their lives, their communities,

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14 Mar 2018

SF State students participate in nationwide walkout against gun violence

“No more silence end gun violence,” is just one of the many chants that students and fellow supporters against gun violence were shouting nationwide in an effort to demand better

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16 Feb 2018

Students struggle to find the time for the Lunar New Year

Over a quarter of the world’s population is celebrating Lunar New Year today, or what is also called the Spring Festival in many other countries including: Indonesia, Vietnam and the

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08 Feb 2018

#NationalCondomMonth launch event creates a dialogue

The Health Promotion & Wellness unit held their first #NationalCondomMonth launch event at Malcolm X Plaza on Wednesday, Feb. 7. The condom themed event included interactive activities for students like

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22 Nov 2017

Public prayer aims to reject misconceptions about Islam

Muslim students from SF State and CCSF gathered on Friday afternoon to pray at Malcolm X Plaza despite having had to face criticisms in the past. SF State’s Muslim student

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23 Sep 2017

Environmental organizations showcased at second annual Green Rush

SF State’s diverse assortment of environmental organizations were on hand at Malcolm X Plaza for the second annual Green Rush, an environmental take on the typical Greek rush. Hosted by

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06 Sep 2017

Career Services creates a new way to find a job

Students looking for jobs at SF State have just received a new, streamlined platform to make finding employers easier. The SF State Career Services and Leadership Development, or CSLD, partnered

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30 Aug 2017

Students sue university

[media-credit id=477 align=”alignnone” width=”800″][/media-credit] ***Clarification: A previous version of this article wrote that the University filed a motion with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California dismissing the complaint. The

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19 Apr 2017

Allegations of misconduct plague ASI election

The Associated Students, Inc. judicial council held a third hearing that tackled grievances filed against ASI candidates suspected of breaking election code. Rodrigo Polidano, a science and engineering representative candidate,

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29 Mar 2017

SF State students wary of approved CSU tuition hike

Many SF State students are worried about the future and affordability of their education after the California State University system Board of Trustees approved a 5 percent tuition hike, despite

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20 Mar 2017

ASI inspires students to fight against tuition increase

Associated Students Inc. collected testimonials from students at Malcolm X Plaza Wednesday to reject a tuition increase proposed for the fall semester. “This is crunch time,” said Celia LoBuono Gonzalez,

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15 Mar 2017

Fraternity to host Multicultural Aids Awareness Day in April

For over two decades, Alpha Phi Omega has been doing its part to help educate people about HIV and AIDS. The fraternity is hosting its 21st annual Multicultural Aids Awareness

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13 Mar 2017

A Day Without Womxn: SF State’s Spin on the National Event

Students and allies gathered in Malcolm X Plaza to recognize “A Day Without Womxn” Tuesday afternoon. “We want to represent women who can’t leave school or work,” said 19-year-old Chloe

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15 Dec 2016

Campus groups hold memorial for Michela Gregory

Students and faculty gathered in front of the the Cesar Chavez Student Center Wednesday afternoon, where the Metro College Success Program and the Metro Association of Social Equity Student Organization

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14 Dec 2016

Oakland Ghost Ship Fire Support Resources

Events Support for Oakland’s DIY spaces meeting Omni Commons 4799 Shattuck Ave, Oakland Wednesday, Dec. 14. at 7 p.m.  https://www.facebook.com/events/1830514680567118/ A handful of members from collectives within Omni Commons in

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02 Dec 2016

University revamps and relaunches mobile app

Students have until Dec. 9 to download the newly released second version of the SF State Mobile phone app for a chance to use exclusive promo codes and enter to

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15 Nov 2016

Students Rally against proposed tuition increase

A group of more than 30 students formed a circle at Malcolm X Plaza on Tuesday and shared the microphone and expressed concerns and poetry in protest of a possible

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12 Nov 2016

SF State students protest Trump

Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton on election night shocked and upset many members of the campus community. The following day, students met at Malcolm X Plaza to make voices

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09 Nov 2016

SF State students march against Trump on Market Street

[slideshow_deploy id=’74387′]   SF State students waved flags representing Mexico and LGBTQ+ and held signs with messages like “Dump Trump” as they gathered in Malcolm X Plaza on Wednesday. With plans to

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09 Nov 2016

Trump wins, 200 students march

[slideshow_deploy id=’74302′] A crowd of around 200 students took to the streets in protest of President Elect Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton on Tuesday night. “Fuck Donald Trump,” and

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