17 Dec 2013

SF State’s Ultimate Frisbee club returns after five years

[HTML1] Video by Tony Santos and Treya Winfield Nearly five years ago, SF State lost its small but talented Ultimate Frisbee club when its founders graduated. Now, the disc-throwing sport

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03 Oct 2013

Product Design students build racecars

[HTML1] Design and Industry students built racecars for their first project of the semester. The materials used were a 16 inch sheet of metal, 20 feet of quarter-inch rod, and three

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17 Sep 2013

Gator rugby aspires to be big-ticket University sport

[HTML1] Video by Daniel A. Nelson [set_id=72157635603049864] After going completely defeated last year in their debut Division I-AA season, the SF State rugby team hits back with a vengeance. This

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28 Aug 2013

Play captures spectrum of female identity

[set_id=72157635260810815] In today’s evolving political climate of women’s rights and gay marriage, Tessa Carter saw a rising need for queer theater. Director and graduate student Carter, along with an all-student

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26 Aug 2013

Welcome Days enlivens SF State’s incoming students

[HTML1] [set_id=72157635234550195] Last Thursday SF State kicked off the fall semester for incoming and returning students with a plethora of festivities from moving into the dorms to pigging out on

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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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23 May 2013

Gators crawl out of the library to study

[HTML1] Finals have once again crept into the lives of SF State students as they try their best to save their GPAs before mentally checking out for summer. This means

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19 May 2013

Film and theater students collaborate on short film

[set_id=72157633498982996] Photos by Virginia Tieman / Xpress Narrative directing is a class that brings together writers, performers and cinema majors who collaborate for one main goal — to make a

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17 May 2013

SF Commune activists protest dorm arrests at SF State

[HTML7] [HTML6] SF Commune activists and SF State students gathered at Malcolm X Plaza today in protest of “police brutality” during the removal and arrest of six non-residents from Mary

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17 May 2013

SF State professor hones novelty art in glass blowing

[set_id=72157633497920050] After graduating art school, Nathan Watson has managed to stay busy and keep his creative endeavors going at full force. With a master’s in fine arts and bachelor’s in

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16 May 2013

Protest breaks out after arrests at SF State

Editor’s Note: There is some graphic content in the videos posted in this article [HTML2] [HTML1] Videos courtesy of Nick Morris and Natasha [HTML3] Several non-residents were arrested and forcefully removed

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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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07 May 2013

Korean American artist sculpts dual identity

A young man in clay-smudged jeans sits on a stool, steps on a pedal and molds a heap of clay with quiet finesse. The wheel spins the now curvy tower

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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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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

Pioneers take Senior Day doubleheader

[set_id=72157633352037707] SF State Gators fell short in a doubleheader against the Cal State East Bay Pioneers on Senior Day, losing both games Saturday, April 27. The Gators came out on

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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

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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23 Apr 2013

Broadway's hit 'Avenue Q' graces Little Theatre stage

“Avenue Q” could be described as Broadway’s little engine that could. In 2004, the show reached legendary status when it unexpectedly won the Tony award for best musical over the mega-blockbuster, “Wicked.” Since

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23 Apr 2013

Vocal performance student discovers lost Filipino love songs

Standing at a mere 5-foot-3, 22-year-old Rachel Larsen is packed with passion and —  surprisingly — one of the biggest voices you’ve ever heard. As a graduating senior this May,

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22 Apr 2013

Thousands gathered at Hippie Hill for 420 celebration

[HTML1] On 420, an annual, unofficial holiday celebrating the cannabis plant, many marijuana enthusiasts pay homage to their favorite herb — by smoking it. This year it was no different.

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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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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

Beloved disability activist, professor remembered at reception

Friends, colleagues and loved ones celebrated disability activist and SF State professor Paul Longmore’s life and works at the University’s downtown campus in a series of speeches titled “Mischievous Entanglements:

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15 Apr 2013

Water main bursts, Muni veers off track

[HTML1] A San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency M-line train veered off the tracks Monday afternoon while passing through a flooded 19th Avenue at 19th Avenue and Sargent Street. Authorities and

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14 Apr 2013

Toros crush Gators 14-2 in series finale

The SF State baseball team lost to the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros on Sunday, April 14, 2013 at Maloney Field at SF State in this weekends four-game California Collegiate

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14 Apr 2013

Gators split doubleheader with Otters

The Gator softball team heated up the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader with a shutout 3-0 win over the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters but lost momentum in the second

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14 Apr 2013

PACE promotes Filipino performing artists with 'Talentado'

From an original spoken word piece dedicated to an ading (Tagalog for younger sibling), to a performance by an Internet sensation with over one million views on a single video,

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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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08 Apr 2013

Sloshball competition unites theater, cinema students

By Erica Marquez The smell of beer and pizza filled the air at Golden Gate Park as the SF State theater and cinema students ran around base-to-base for a game

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03 Apr 2013

Photo of the Week

April 3 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.

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02 Apr 2013

Culinary program cultivates, propels new food businesses

Click Here To See Photo Gallery Hundreds of chatty, hungry customers lined up outside the doors waiting to get their fix of free red velvet, tres leches, savory cupcake samples

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23 Mar 2013

Gators battle Sonoma State Seawolves for a loss

By Erica Marquez / Xpress The SF State Gators lost against the Sonoma State Seawolves on Friday, March 22, 2013, with a final score of 4-2. The Gators continued their

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