The Capoeria Club at SF State practices their art in the Gymnasium at SF State. Annastashia Goolsby/Xpress.
25 Nov 2014

Martial arts meets music in the Capoeria Club

Look, it’s martial arts. No, it’s acrobatics. No, it’s capoeira. Among a dozen sport clubs at SF State, the Capoeria Club, consisting of a Brazilian martial art incorporated with dance,

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(Left to right) First time voters Ryan Doyle, Lindsey Herbert and Xiomara Duran cast their ballots in the Junior Towers at SF State on election night Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. Helen Tinna/Xpress.
05 Nov 2014

2014 Midterm Election Wrap up

The Nov. 4 midterm election brought new and repeat voters to the three polling locations within SF State proximity, who helped determine local and statewide races and propositions. Some campaigns

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Justin Lovell, marketing major, casts his vote at the SF State polling place located in the Junior Towers Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014.
04 Nov 2014

#SFSUvotes: follow the state and local elections live

[View the story “#Election 2014 #SFSUVotes” on Storify]

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30 Oct 2014

Midterm Elections 2014: State propositions and elections

With the 2014 midterm elections around the corner, voters will soon pile into poll booths next Tuesday, casting their ballots to determine the fates of local and statewide elected positions

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30 Oct 2014

Midterm Elections 2014: Local measures

With the 2014 midterm elections around the corner, voters will soon pile into poll booths next Tuesday, casting their ballots to determine the fates of local and statewide elected positions

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01 Oct 2014

Using fake names online creates issues in real life

Today, more than half of people over the age of 25 use smartphones and tablet devices to email, browse the web or connect to social media. But 30 years of

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SF State President Les Wong answers questions during an interview given by Xpress editors in the Administration Building Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014.
23 Sep 2014

Wong envisions changes to University in a Q&A session with Xpress

Golden Gate Xpress editors sat down with SF State President Leslie E. Wong last week to discuss the future of the University. The Gator president expanded on his plans for

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23 May 2014

Congratulations to the Journalism Department’s graduating class of 2014!

  2014 JOURNALISM GRADUATES   Rhys Kawika Alvarado Rachel Catherine Aston Beza Beneberu Samantha Darian Benedict Michele Lesley Bird Justice Paul Boles Haley Brianna Brucato Stephanie Danelia Castillo Nicole Kiana

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02 May 2014

UPDATED: Student Health Center flooded, bathrooms shut down for broken water main

UPDATE 5/6: SF State will make a claim against the insurance of Express Plumbing for damages after the external contractor burst a water line behind the Ethnic Studies and Psychology Building,

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Outgoing Dean of Students Joseph Greenwall hugs Tina Marie Rossi, the aquatic fitness and wellness coordinator, at a farewell event in his honor in Jack Adams Hall in the Cesar Chavez Center at SF State Tuesday, April 22. Photo by Rachel Aston / Xpress
23 Apr 2014

Campus honors Greenwell’s involvement at SF State

Joseph Greenwell, the Dean of Students, will leave SF State after eight years of service April 30, to begin his new career at UC Berkeley in the fall. Greenwell was

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08 Oct 2013

Xpress sits with SF State President Leslie E. Wong

Q: How would you describe your last year here and what are your goals looking forward? W: Coming to a campus with a stellar reputation with probably the brightest students

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17 Sep 2013

Xpress staff approves use of police shock weapons with proper training

Cartoon by Kirstie Haruta With 24-hour door monitoring and increased in-and-out visitor registration being enforced in the dorms, it’s clear that campus security is on the rise. But what paramounts

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10 Sep 2013

City and campus must negotiate for cheaper student transportation

Eighty-nine percent of SF State students live off-campus, which makes transportation critical to our University’s success. But out of all 23 CSU campuses, SF State is the only one that

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04 Sep 2013

Transparency imperative in ASI & student center merger

With the merging of two student government bodies at SF State underway, questions about how they will maintain their current services have arisen. The website for the Enhanced Student Auxiliary

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28 Aug 2013

Xpress staff weighs in on the CCSF accreditation crisis

Cartoon by Kirstie Haruta With a little more than an academic year left for City College of San Francisco, its accreditation — along with its state funding — will likely

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25 May 2013

SF State graduation brings in thousands

[set_id=72157633700637480] More than 4,000 graduates attended SF State’s graduation ceremony, Saturday, May 25, 2013. Graduates and their friends and family gathered in Cox Stadium to celebrate. Guest speaker, Larry Baer,

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16 May 2013

Finals fail to measure or aid student success

Final exams, end of semester projects and bouts of nightlong cram sessions are upon us. With all the talk of assignments, worth a quarter to a third of our grades,

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11 May 2013

Online dating secret tips revealed

Gone are the days of “boy meets girl.” These days, a more likely scenario is “boy likes girl’s profile, girl lurks through boy’s pictures, boy flirtatiously messages girl.” Who doesn’t

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01 May 2013

Photo of the Week

May 1 The Golden Gate Xpress will feature a photo every week in print and online from SF State students — and it could be yours! Email your photos: xpressnewsstaff@gmail.com

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01 May 2013

Alcatraz exhibit highlights Native American history

By Lulu Orozco The opening celebration of the historic American Indian occupation exhibit “We Are Still Here” echoed through the walls of Alcatraz Island, where occupation veterans, historians and university

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01 May 2013

In wake of SF State scandal, a call for justice

Just when we thought the worst had happened — years of budget cuts, decreased classes, tuition hikes and prolonged graduations — news broke last week of a University official and

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30 Apr 2013

SF State’s music scene fosters vibrant community

[set_id=72157633375486561] By Kristen Martz and Lovelie Faustino As new students living in the dorms at SF State, Gregory DiMartino and Julian Borrego weren’t allowed to practice their music in their

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27 Apr 2013

Gators split doubleheader with Pioneers, end season

[HTML1] After splitting a doubleheader with Cal State East Bay Pioneers Friday, April 26, 2013, the Gators softball team started strong, sending the Pioneers packing with a 7-0 first game

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24 Apr 2013

SF State's bomb threat response was simply too late

With all that has gone on in the last week in Boston, you’d think that a bomb threat at a large public university would warrant a rapid and robust public response

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24 Apr 2013

SF State community copes after multiple catastrophes

By Lulu Orozco  Within a few days last week, a number of tragic events hit the country leaving college students, who are already struggling to get through their last month

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24 Apr 2013

Photo of the Week

April 24 The Golden Gate Xpress will feature a photo every week in print and online from SF State students — and it could be yours! Email your photos: xpressnewsstaff@gmail.com

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22 Apr 2013

41st Annual Pilipino Cultural Night celebrates history through the arts

By Daniel Mariano For 20-year-old Susy Ibañez, stage fright had always been an obstacle. Because she had no prior dance training, Ibañez felt shy and uncoordinated. She never would’ve performed on stage

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19 Apr 2013

Gators sweep Coyotes in doubleheader

[set_id=72157633282188957] By Mike Hendrickson / Special to Xpress The Gators’ softball team shutout the Cal State San Bernardino Coyotes 5-0 in the first of their two games, and squeezed by

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17 Apr 2013

Earth Day inspires student events at SF State

[HTML1] Tote bags made from T-shirts, a bike-powered concert, and students from Fossil Fuel SFSU shouting “dance for the Earth” emphasized SF State student appreciation for Earth Day at Malcolm X Plaza

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17 Apr 2013

Photo of the Week

April 17 Photo by Jessica Roberts The Golden Gate Xpress will feature a photo every week in print and online from SF State students — and it could be yours!

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16 Apr 2013

SF State students respond to Boston Marathon tragedy

The two bombs that struck the finish line at the 2013 Boston Marathon Monday, April 15, killed three, injured more than 170 people and shocked the world. The Associated Press

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16 Apr 2013

In wake of tragedy in Boston inspiration, hope persevere

We awoke on Tuesday to yet another tragic morning-after. As was the case Sept. 12, 2001, many of us woke up wondering how anybody — whether a lone deranged individual

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14 Apr 2013

Graduation ceremonies are a student's right

After four plus years of college, graduation is the one, albeit cheesy, but well-deserved ceremony we can all look forward to. The handshake of our department chair, the toss of

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10 Apr 2013

Photo of the Week

April 10 Photo by Sam Dosick The Golden Gate Xpress will feature a photo every week in print and online from SF State students — and it could be yours!

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