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The Student News Site of San Francisco State University

Golden Gate Xpress

The Student News Site of San Francisco State University

Golden Gate Xpress

SF State's Associated Students Inc. ready to reach out to campus

Megan Taros April 5, 2011

A single table draped with a purple banner and lined with a few stacks of golden fliers was the only noticeable mention of the Associated Students Inc., elections this year. It was difficult to tell...

SF State third year psychology major Taeil Sung, right, speaks to the crowd as psychology student Coco Griffin, center, and a photographer listen at the Active Minds 2nd annual mental health symposium in Jack Adams Hall at SF State on Friday, May 3.

Self-care symposium highlights mental health battles of marginalized students

Camila Ramirez Diaz May 7, 2019

SF State psychology major Taeil Sung (right) speaks to the crowd as psychology major Coco Griffin (left) listens at the Active Minds 2nd annual Mental Health Symposium in Jack Adams Hall on Friday, May...

Protest Trans Military Ban, White House, Washington, DC USA

Legal definition exclusionary Transgender; students react to Trump’s failed promise to protect individuals

Eliza Flynn December 18, 2018

On Oct. 21 the New York Times broke a story about a Department of Health and Human Services memo indicating the Trump administration was seeking to exclude transgender people in a new legal definition...

The traffic caused by commuters starts around 4 p.m. and lasts until around 6 p.m. A large contribution is due to the influx of commuters living in the city. (Nicole Newman/Golden Gate Xpress)

Super commuting ‘sacrifice’ takes toll on SF State students

Maci Martell November 25, 2018

On an average school day, SF State student Lianna Reich, 25, will leave her home in Healdsburg, California around 7:15 a.m. to embark on her commute. She will take a car, a train and two buses to get to...

ASI campaign encourages students to register to vote

ASI campaign encourages students to register to vote

Joshua Chan September 26, 2018

Associated Students Inc. urged students to register to vote on Sept. 25, as part of a nationwide campaign for National Voter Registration Day with Rock the Vote. The campaign comes shortly before midterm...

Joaquin Vasquez-Duran poses for a portrait in the depot at San Francisco State on Tuesday, August 22, 2017. (Sarahbeth Maney/Golden Gate Xpress)

New Depot management aims for students outreach

Shahni Ben-Haim August 23, 2017

Associated Students, Inc. has welcomed a new manager for The Depot this year in an untraditional way. Instead of promoting the past assistant manager to manager, ASI has hired Joaquin Vasquez-Duran,...

Students spell out “NO HIKES” with their bodies in the Malcom X Plaza in opposition of the tuition price hikes at SF State on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 in San Francisco Calif.. (Mason Rockfellow/Xpress)

SF State students wary of approved CSU tuition hike

Gracie Ngo March 29, 2017

Many SF State students are worried about the future and affordability of their education after the California State University system Board of Trustees approved a 5 percent tuition hike, despite systemwide...

Associated Students Inc. gives out information at a demonstration against proposed tuition hikes at Malcolm X Plaza at SF State in San Francisco, Calif. on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. (Aaron Levy-Wolins/Xpress)

ASI inspires students to fight against tuition increase

Lea Fabro March 20, 2017

Associated Students Inc. collected testimonials from students at Malcolm X Plaza Wednesday to reject a tuition increase proposed for the fall semester. “This is crunch time,” said Celia LoBuono...

Allyson Borunda (left), Boris Ümarik (middle) and Alyssa Llewllyn (right), inspect and sort produce for the first food pantry at SF State. Associated Students Incorporated will be distributing food for students in need at the Library Annex I Student Event Center starting Monday February 27, 2017 in San Francisco, Calif. (Alina Castillo/Xpress)

ASI partners up with SF-Marin food bank to help feed hungry students

Lea Fabro March 4, 2017

Associated Students Incorporated and the SF-Marin food bank launched a pop-up food pantry on campus to address food insecurity among students. ASI, which is in charge of the weekly farmers market in...

“Dream” light sign with a monarch butterfly at the Dream Resource Center at SF State on Feb. 7, 2017. Butterflies were a prominent decoration throughout the night. The butterfly has become a symbol of immigrant rights.
(Nicki McClelland/Xpress)

Dream Resource Center provides safe space for undocumented students

Nicki McClelland February 10, 2017

The SF State community celebrated the opening of the long-awaited Dream Resource Center in the Mary Park Lounge with food, refreshments, speeches and a spoken word performance Tuesday.   “It’s...

Students and faculty struggle with the cost of campus food

Garrick Wong December 9, 2016

When the needle hits noon and the smell of bacon permeates the senses; flocks of students head for their favorite vendors at Cesar Chavez Student Center or food trucks at Hensill Hall. While waiting...

SF State political science major Pat Racello speaks to the students through a megaphone about the 5 percent tuition increase in Malcolm X Plaza on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016.

Students Rally against proposed tuition increase

Jason Rejali and Jeianne Baniqued November 15, 2016

A group of more than 30 students formed a circle at Malcolm X Plaza on Tuesday and shared the microphone and expressed concerns and poetry in protest of a possible five percent tuition increase. Students...

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