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Photo of the newly built Liberal and Creative Arts Building at SF State on Monday, February 1, 2021. This will be the first academic building to be built on campus in 25 years. (Cameron Lee / Golden Gate Xpress)

New eco-friendly buildings on SF State campus

Ari Arciaga, Staff Reporter February 4, 2021

SF State is looking forward to giving students new opportunities and experiences with the freshly built and eco-friendly George and Judy Marcus Hall College Liberal and Creative Arts building and a new...

Bomb threat remains unsolved

Jacquelyn Moreno , Campus Editor February 4, 2020

On Thursday, Dec. 19 during the final week of the Fall 2019 semester, the university activated a campus closure, informing all students and faculty to stay off the main campus. The University Police Department’s...

‘Mushroom guru of the West Coast’ inspires students, imparts expertise

‘Mushroom guru of the West Coast’ inspires students, imparts expertise

Cody McFarland May 14, 2019

Mycology professor Dennis Desjardin discusses mushroom taxonomy with colleague Charly Chahwan, chief scientific officer of SyntheX Labs, in the Harry D. Thiers Herbarium in Hensill Hall on April 19, 2019....

Collection provides access to biological history

Collection provides access to biological history

Cody McFarland May 14, 2019

Director and curator of the Harry D. Thiers Herbarium Dennis Desjardin holds the type specimen for Spongiforma thailandica, one of more than 115,000 plant, fungus and lichen specimens stored in the herbarium....

SF State SACNAS Organization Promotes Balanced Lifestyle Post-Graduation

SF State SACNAS Organization Promotes Balanced Lifestyle Post-Graduation

Jailene Escutia November 11, 2018

The Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) organization will be hosting a panel on Wednesday, Nov. 14 in Hensill Hall titled “STEM-allies: Planning for Families...

What the truck is going on?

What the truck is going on?

Madison Van Every May 9, 2018

We are all too familiar with the quintessential San Francisco food truck experience. You and your friends are downtown and you want something to eat but don’t have much time. You’ll see them off...

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 utilizes a high pressure pipe jetting system, shown in the Corporation Yard on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, to clear clogs in storm and sewer drains. The system uses a diesel engine to pressurize water to 4,000 pounds per square inch, which drives the hose and head into the pipe and breaks up the blockage.  (Brian Churchwell / Xpress)

SF State prepares for heavy rain brought by El Niño

Allison Michie December 1, 2015

With El Niño rapidly approaching, California is predicted to have one of the most intense and wettest winters in the past 100 years, according to Frank Fasano, interim associate vice president of facilities...

Nolen Brown, a member of the SF State Cycling team had his race bike stolen the weekend of Oct. 27 and 28. Brown poses for a portrait in front of the bike barn Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015. (James Chan / Xpress)

Bike thefts around campus anger cycling students

Tyler Primas November 4, 2015

Nolen Brown, a senior majoring in science and geology, said he received a text message from a friend warning him that the Bike Barn on campus had been broken into Oct. 25. Running down to the Bike Barn,...

Maria José Pastor separates a bee’s head from its thorax to determine an approximate age and collect data on the frequency of a fly’s decision to choose a bee based on its level of maturity.

Photostory: Zombie effect on bee populations prompts thesis study

Annastashia Goolsby December 17, 2014

Despite recent efforts, honey bees are experiencing a rapid decline in population caused by the parasitic fly Apocephalus borealis. The microscopic fly, often referred to as the zombie fly, begins...

Sf State alumnus and co-founder of Señor SiSig Evan Kidera takes a break from his busy day to pose for a photo in front of his truck at the Soma Street Food Park Friday afternoon, Oct. 3, 2014.

Senor Sisig food truck made alum’s dream of fusion cuisine a reality

Taylor LoNigro October 5, 2014

After graduating from SF State and working in management for eight years, Evan Kidera realized that he needed to make a change in his life, specifically, a change in career paths. By combining two of...

Nervous Factor performs for SF State students inside the Cesar Chavez Building during the grand opening of Quickly, Ha Tien Cove, and Shah's restaurants in San Francisco on Thursday, March 13. Photo by Godofredo Vasquez / Special to Xpress

SF State’s eateries welcome Halal, boba and Bánh mì

April Halog March 20, 2014

Nervous Factor performs for SF State students inside the Cesar Chavez Building during the grand opening of Quickly, Ha Tien Cove, and Shah's restaurants in San Francisco on Thursday, March 13. Photo by...

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