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Student band rocks the Annex

Student band rocks the Annex

Adrian Pintor
April 19, 2016
Filed under Life

Long lines stretched out to North State Drive. The crowd was dancing and cheering as the multicolored LED lights shimmered on the walls and stage. A giant banner read, “Rhythms Music Festival” as the 2016 “Battle of the Bands” winner Faux Foe Fox emerged from a veil of smoke to open for headli...

Science Building closure sends students to Annex

Chris Sanchez
January 27, 2014
Filed under News

Students of the biology 100 class meet in the Annex located near Lake Merced Boulevard due to the recent closure of the Science Building. Photo by Tony Santos / Xpress Students taking science classes at SF State were relocated to other areas on campus on the first day of the Spring 2014 semester afte...

ASI-sponsored Rhythms Music Festival kicks off tomorrow in the Annex

ASI-sponsored Rhythms Music Festival kicks off tomorrow in the Annex

Devery Sheffer
April 25, 2012
Filed under Life

It all started as a joke three years ago. When one SF State student should have been studying, he instead made a Facebook group titled “If 15,000 people join this group then the campus will let us have a rave in the Annex.” To Franko Ali’s surprise, the group he created in jest was a big hit and more than ...

Utilizing the empty Annex for Rhythms Music Festival is a welcomed treat

Xpress Staff
April 25, 2012
Filed under Opinion

By spearheading the Rhythms Music Festival in the old Annex space, ASI has brought a refreshing dose of ingenuity to the campus. While the Annex has served faithfully as an interim space, this is definitely a case of campus leaders taking lemons and making lemonade. By repurposing existing space as...

Empty Annex to become concert venue after opening of J. Paul Leonard Library

Empty Annex to become concert venue after opening of J. Paul Leonard Library

Angela Raiford
April 16, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

As J. Paul Leonard Library stocks its shelves with books and readies its state-of-the-art robotic retrieval system, the Annex quietly moved out belongings and closed its doors as a temporary library. Built and known as the Big Bubble in 2008, the Annex fulfilled its purpose as a placeholder while the J. Pau...

Super Tuesday

Super Tuesday

Xpress Staff
March 4, 2020
Filed under Campus

Reporters had set up outside of the Towers Conference Center and the Annex to do exit polls here are the results:   Who did you vote for?   Do you plan to support the eventual nominee if that person is not the can did you voted for today? Should the Democrat nominee be decid...

SF State’s Black community celebrates their Black women

SF State’s Black community celebrates their Black women

Felicia Hyde, Arts & Entertainment Editor
February 21, 2020
Filed under A&E

Growing up with a biracial background of Filipina and African American, connecting with my black side was always a struggle for me because I was never seen as “not black enough”. I didn’t embrace or feel in tune with my blackness until I came to SF State and learned how to feel comfortable in my o...

A disappearing city, gentrification, pollution, black masculinity in “Last Black Man in San Francisco”

Noor Baig, Staff reporter
October 22, 2019
Filed under Campus

From naked white men to charming sidewalk musicians to seemingly unhinged MUNI riders, there are just some characters one can’t avoid for too long while living in San Francisco. And if you stay long enough, you’ll often find that you have become one of the crazy, brazen passersby that you so often compl...

Annual fashion show highlights sustainability through reused textiles

Annual fashion show highlights sustainability through reused textiles

Kemi Ike
May 14, 2019
Filed under Latest, Life

Teizue Nwabuzoh wearing coat made of recycled denim by Chloe Archie at “RUNWAY 2019: Kaleidoscope” SF State"s Apparel Design & Merchandising program’s annual showcase of junior and senior work  on May 9, 2019. (JAMES CHAN/Golden Gate Xpress)    Reused and upcycled materials...

LGBTQ Scholars of Color seek equal representation

LGBTQ Scholars of Color seek equal representation

Dimitri Bailey
April 16, 2019
Filed under Latest, Life

The LGBTQ Scholars of Color Network hosted its third biennial conference at SF State to discuss LGBTQ people of color in the academic sphere. The LGBTQ Scholars of Color Network is a New York-based team of students and graduates advocating for queer rights and representation in the academic world....

Celebrate Year of the Pig with the Chinese Flagship Program

Celebrate Year of the Pig with the Chinese Flagship Program

Ali Lee
February 22, 2019
Filed under Life, News

The Chinese Flagship program of SF State is welcoming the Year of the Pig on Friday, Feb. 22. An on-campus event to commemorate the new year will be held at the Student Life Events Center at Annex 1. The event will go from 4 p.m to 6 p.m and will feature musical and martial arts performances from S...

Presidents Day puts groceries on hold

Presidents Day puts groceries on hold

Joseph High
February 19, 2019
Filed under Latest, News

Students who use the the Gator Groceries program were unable to use the service Monday because SF-Marin Food Bank, the company that stocks the pantry, was closed in observance of President’s Day, according to Associated Students, Inc. Events Coordinator Joseph Penner. A sign posted near the food...

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