01 May 2013

SF State officials, husband, wife face criminal charges

Two SF State officials have been arrested in the month of April. One, a former director, the other a records supervisor at the University Police department. Their alleged crimes and

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26 Apr 2013

Wife of alleged bribe schemer arrested

The wife of the former SF State environmental health and occupational safety director who allegedly took part in a bribery scheme that cheated the University out of millions of dollars,

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24 Apr 2013

Former SF State director allegedly partook in bribe scheme

A former SF State official is facing 128 felony counts for allegedly taking bribes costing the University millions of dollars. Robert “Bud” Shearer, a former SF State director of Environmental

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22 Apr 2013

Bay Area punk musician sustains activist lifestyle

With smoke slowly floating out of his mouth as he sits on the legendary stage that he built at Burnt Ramen, the former underground venue inside the iron triangle of

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22 Apr 2013

Creative Arts Building evacuated due to bomb threat

[HTML1] The University Police Department evacuated the Creative Arts Building due to a bomb threat Monday morning. Students were allowed back into the building directly after UPD removed a black

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09 Feb 2013

Syllabuses are not all that necessary

Why do we even come to the first day of classes (other than the fear of being dropped) if we are just going to listen to a professor read from

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30 Jan 2013

THE SWAMP: Sex On Campus

In the backrooms, bathrooms, and on the rooftops, SF State students are gettin’ down on campus like there is no (job) tomorrow. On the third floor of the humanities building

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11 Dec 2012

Students resort to secondhand parking passes for cheaper alternative

College students are always looking for means of saving money. Selling or giving away parking permits has given students that mean. It’s illegal to sell — or even give away

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11 Dec 2012

Punk quells straight edge stereotype

The term straight edge was coined in the Minor Threat song “Straight Edge” more than 30 years ago, but after decades of misrepresentation, the term has been skewed. Straight edgers

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06 Dec 2012

Leave 'Boy Meets World' alone

It’s Boy Meets World, yeah it’s Boy Meets Worlds. I bet you read that to the tune of the iconic intro theme song of the ‘90s sitcom that defined a

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15 Nov 2012

How the perfect haircut gets the girls

If you’re anything like me, a 21-year-old male college student, you have a lot on your mind. There are classes to attend, tests to study for and part-time jobs to

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07 Nov 2012

Q&A: Steve-O dishes on 'Killer Karaoke,' sobriety and comedy tour

Editor’s note: This post contains some explicit language and material that may be considered offensive. Steve-O, the daredevil who became famous by filming himself being a “Jackass,” is hosting a new

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22 Oct 2012

Dew Tour day four: Street style results, winners

BMX Street Style Final Results 1st Place – Garret Reynolds Toms River, NJ, 93.00 2nd Place – Dennis Enarson La Mesa, NJ, 89.63 3rd Place – Scotty Cranmer Jackson, NJ,

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21 Oct 2012

VIDEO: Paul Rodriguez expresses love over street skating at Dew Tour

Golden Gate Xpress spoke with street skateboarder Paul Rodriguez about maintaining a good balance between street skating and park skating. See why Rodriguez’s passion lies in street skating and the

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21 Oct 2012

Dew Tour day three: BMX and skate final results

BMX Dirt Final Results: 1st Place – Ryan Nyquist 90.87 2nd Place – TJ Ellis 89.19 3rd Place – Colton Satterfield 89.13 4th Place – Dennis Enarson 88.56 5th Place

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20 Oct 2012

VIDEO: Catching up with pro skater Theotis Beasley at Dew Tour

Golden Gate Xpress had the opportunity to conduct an interview with professional skater Theotis Beasley at the Dew Tour at Civic Center Plaza in San Francisco.

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20 Oct 2012

Dew Tour day two: BMX semi-final results

BMX Dirt Semi-Final Results: 1st Place – TJ Ellis 89.63 2nd Place – James Foster 88.88 3rd Place – Ryan Nyquist 88.37 4th Place – Colton Satterfield 88.25 5th Place

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19 Oct 2012

Dew Tour day one: BMX highlights, results

Xpress has you covered in case you missed the non-stop action at the Dew Tour’s kickoff at Civic Center Plaza yesterday. Milton Martinez finished first in the non-elimination round of the

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18 Oct 2012

San Francisco Dew Tour transforms Civic Center Plaza into skating dreamland

Huge dirt ramps and a street skating course transformed the Civic Center Plaza into an adrenaline junkies playground. The Dew Tour Toyota City Championships, a free festival featuring skating, BMX and

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17 Oct 2012

Classical music fans treated to top-notch performances at Morrison Artists Series

The excitement buzzing around the corridors of the Creative Arts Building for the 57th season of the Morrison Artists Series can be heard just like the music reverberating throughout its chambers.

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02 Oct 2012

Balboa Skatepark creates space for skater community

With hip-hop playing off in the distance, there is a notable and collective silence as spectators hold their breath in awe of Chris Jatoft, as he launches himself out of

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26 Sep 2012

Students, staff forced to evacuate SF State library after triggered fire alarm

  SF State students busy studying for their upcoming midterms were evacuated from the J. Paul Leonard Library as the second fire alarm of the day echoed throughout the new

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25 Sep 2012

SF State student bands jam out in dorms despite regulations

The cramped confines of his dorm room may stifle many things for George Carpenter, but artistic expression is not one of them. With his amplifier turned to a moderate volume,

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17 Sep 2012

PHOTOS, VIDEO: The Cataracs gives stellar performance for SF State crowd

The Cataracs, the electronic dance hip-hop group based out of Los Angeles ushered a party-ready crowd to SF State Sunday afternoon. Originally from Berkeley, the group dropped out of school

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13 Sep 2012

VIDEO: Chairlift entrances SF State crowd at The Depot

Chairlift, a synth pop duo from Brooklyn, cast dance-driven melodies to the spellbound crowd packed in The Depot Sept. 11. Just before Chairlift hit the stage, Golden Gate Xpress stepped aside

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11 Sep 2012

SF State pool sharks hone skills at Rack-N-Cue for ACUI tournament

Completely honed in on his target, the constant clanking of balls smashing into each other, the roaring conversations bouncing around the dining area and the noise of nearby arcade games fade

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30 Aug 2012

SF State graduate carves up free monthly music event in the Mission

Six hip looking 20-something-year-old guys load their gear onto the stage of the empty Brick and Mortar Music Hall. Under the club’s high arching ceiling stands mid-tempo indie band NO.

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