21 May 2014

Combining art, technology, and Lake Merced

Technology at SF State shows itself most prominently through design projects, business students creating the latest app and other companies coming to SF State. But some of the most interesting

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15 Apr 2014

Heartbleed reminds us the Internet isn’t safe

Internet researchers discovered and announced April 7 the flaw called Heartbleed in OpenSSL. Heartbleed has caused a huge wave of panic about information online — the fact that it could

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15 Apr 2014

Heartbleed: What you need to know as an SF State student

Congratulations, you’ve reached your one millionth post about Heartbleed. Or maybe this is the first one you’re finally reading. Either way, if you’re looking for a quick breakdown of what

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20 Mar 2014

BREAKING: One person injured in shooting on Brighton and Holloway

Police officers on the scene of the shooting at Brighton and Holloway. Lights are shining on the spot where the shooting took place. Photo by Jessica Christian / Xpress One

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17 Mar 2014

Don’t get mad about bridge tolls

With only 11 percent of SF State students living on campus, it’s safe to say that some of the remaining 89 percent commute across the Golden Gate Bridge and would

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03 Mar 2014

#XpressOscars live-tweeting recap

Your favorite editors followed the Oscars last night on Twitter, and the only guesses we had right we Frozen and vegans making great transvestites. Here’s the best and the brightest

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02 Mar 2014

Xpress editors live-tweet #TheOscars2014

Are you watching The Oscars this lovely Sunday afternoon? Would you if you happened to have cable, or if you didn’t have work? Do you hate The Oscars but secretly

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25 Feb 2014

Celebrities provide break from hard news

What’s your news homepage look like? Probably a combination of tragedies in Ukraine and Syria, concerns about health care and celebrity news. Some don’t think that celebrity news fits on

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06 Feb 2014

Technological gluttony deprives students’ learning worldwide

Last week the U.N. education agency released a report stating that 250 million school-age children across the globe can’t read, write or do math. That’s out of 650 million children

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29 Oct 2013

Generation Y needs to embrace the skills that come with enhanced technology

Graphic by Holly Nall Many people perceive the habits of Generation Y to be lazy, indulgent , and simply just too different from their Baby Boomer and Generation X counterparts.

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22 Oct 2013

Wage negotiation can make or break your career

Graphic by Holly Nall I’m sure you and I have both wondered, “Am I getting paid enough for this job?” We work at coffee shops and chain stores and earn

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15 Oct 2013

Negotiate fair pay against gender gap

Graphic by Holly Nall There are many things students should understand before entering the workforce. The country’s gender wage gap is one of them. What’s the gender wage gap? In

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08 Oct 2013

Design programs give résumés impact

Graphic by Holly Nall Let me guess, every résumé you’ve ever made was on Word. Duh, you’re probably thinking to yourself. What else would I be making it on? Aren’t all résumés

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01 Oct 2013

Social media flaws can prevent employment

Graphic by Holly Nall In a generation that grew up in the rise of the Internet and boom of social media, it’s amazing to me how little my peers use

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25 Sep 2013

Cover letters can make or break that job opportunity

Graphic by Holly Nall Most of us can’t get past “To Whom It May Concern” and “My name is…” when starting our cover letters, granting us less than a second

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17 Sep 2013

Job hunting requires more than copy, paste

We all have that friend who always brings up how “hard” he or she is looking for a job. That friend is always insisting he or she needs a job

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16 Sep 2013

Social media keeps job hunters LinkedIn

While Facebook and Instagram are popular on college campuses, many college students aren’t comfortable with the social media tool that is specifically designed to land you a job: LinkedIn. According

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09 Sep 2013

Prepare interview tactics for success

It doesn’t matter what your major, grades or career goals are: You will definitely be sitting at an interview sooner or later. You know the drill: fresh pressed conservative clothes,

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03 Sep 2013

Vital steps for post-college success

After four plus years of deadlines, all-nighters and books heavier than the Freshman 15, who doesn’t want to believe that they’ll score their dream job right when they step off

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26 Aug 2013

Frat death spurs alcohol responsibility program

SF State’s Greek Life returns to campus this fall with their usual plans and goals of finding new members, but with a cloud hanging overhead: the death of Peter Tran

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22 May 2013

Campus resources help students dress for their big interviews

As the class of 2013 prepares to leave life at SF State, many graduates find themselves on the search for their future careers. Among the many important steps to land

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13 Apr 2013

Understanding autism is important for social awareness

My little sister was diagnosed with a specific form of autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, at a very young age. I didn’t understand what it meant or what she had until I

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12 Apr 2013

SF State Career Expo hooks up students with employers

If you walked into the main gym at SF State from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, April 12, you would have found a campus job fair filled with dozens

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12 Apr 2013

Dream Tree creates new medium for student expression at SF State

On a commuter campus there aren’t a lot of opportunities for student forums, but with the new addition of the Dream Tree to the quad, SF State now has a

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02 Apr 2013

University Museum at SF State preserves ancient artifacts

The average student’s day doesn’t usually include developing museum exhibits, being responsible for ancient artifacts or hanging out with the only real mummy in the Bay Area. But for students

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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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