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When boredom strikes: what you can do online during the shelter in place

When boredom strikes: what you can do online during the shelter in place

Jocelyn Hernandez Gomez, Staff reporter April 1, 2020

Shelter-in-place has halted all nonessential movement, business or otherwise, but some outlets have found a way to persist. If you’re bored being stuck at home here are 12 things you can do for free...

Photo by Webbi1987 via Wikimedia Commons.

Student Success Initiative doubles number of spots in Metro College Success Program

Celine Herrera March 5, 2019

The Metro College Success Program is expanding the science academy from two cohorts to four due to an increase of interest in the field, according to Metro Student Services Director Rama Kased. Metro...

Shuttle lines remain long despite MUNI line passes provided by GatorPass

Jose Jimenez October 30, 2017

Midway through this semester, students riding SF State shuttles are experiencing longer wait times on campus than in the past, even with the new Gator Pass provided earlier this semester. Students can...

Students wait in line for the SF State shuttle to Daly City BART on 19th Avenue in front of campus Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015. (Joel Angel Juárez /  Xpress)

Frustrated students wait in long lines for free shuttle

Rae Ferrer September 16, 2015

SF State students who use the school's free shuttles to Daly City BART said they are frustrated with the long wait to board buses. Their concerns come only a semester after the University contracted transMETRO,...

Sarah Stock rides Leap Transit toward downtown San Francisco out of the Marina district Monday March 30, 2015. (Angelica Ekeke / Xpress)

Recent luxury bus lines beneficial for future of transportation

Hannah Mullins March 31, 2015

San Francisco is a place of opportunity. While some move here to start a business, others move for the plentiful jobs this metropolis has to offer. The opportunity to live out the American dream of starting...

Muni looks to shorten commute times on 28 and M lines

Kale Williams April 11, 2012

The long journey to and from school may get shorter next year as Muni pursues a series of proposals to cut travel time along 19th Avenue. The proposed changes are part of Muni’s ongoing Transit Effectiveness...

Rental truck removed from track, M-line route on schedule

Rental truck removed from track, M-line route on schedule

Xpress Staff January 24, 2011

A Penske rental truck drove onto the Muni track in front of SF State at 10:46 a.m. today after swerving onto the track at the intersection of 19th and Holloway avenues, according to metro inspector Carmel...

Computer Science major Anthony Rodriguez looks at his phone while the Muni M line train approaches 19th and Holloway during the first day of classes at SF State on August 27, 2018. (Niko LaBarbera/Golden Gate Xpress)

Twin Peaks Tunnel reopens

Sylvie Sturm August 28, 2018

The Twin Peaks Tunnel reopened on Saturday just in time to ease the way for the horde of commuters returning to SF State. Even better news for commuters, trains can travel 10 mph faster through the...

Dungeness crabs on display at Bel Air Grocery in Roseville, CA. A limited number of Bay Area restaurants and markets are selling the delicacy at this time. (Ellie Doyen / Golden Gate Xpress)

After a delayed start, dungeness crab season arrives in the Bay Area

Dan DeJesus, Staff Reporter February 8, 2021

The Dungeness crab season arrives in the Bay Area after a two-month-long delay involving price negotiations and low supply, which hampered the beloved season for seafood lovers.  Adrian Hoffman of...

Creators of BioSLAM designed 10 new lab manuals and 120 new activities for remote-learning SF State students to examine biology through a social justice lens. ( Kyran Berlin / Golden Gate Xpress)

Biology department changes curriculum for virtual learning and inclusivity

Lea Loeb, Staff Reporter February 5, 2021

This past summer, a team of over 60 members, including administrators, faculty members, staff, graduate teaching assistants and students developed a remote-ready, diversity-centered biology lab curriculum. The...

Rasheed Lockheart (pictured hugging on the right) hugs his recently released colleague, Mike Gonzalez, a former firehouse dispatcher for the San Quentin State Prison in front of the East gate at San Quentin State Prison on Sept. 15, 2020. (Emily Curiel / Golden Gate Xpress)

Incarcerated firefighter shares experiences as a first responder at San Quentin State Prison

Yeily Mendez, Staff Reporter November 6, 2020

  On the night of Sept. 14, Rasheed Lockheart, 42, prepared for his first time back at San Quentin State Prison since his release in January, where he served 18 years of a 24-year sentence.  He...

James Coleman, who is of Taiwanese descent, is a student at Harvard University with a concentration in human developmental and regenerative biology with government and a researcher of neuroscience at Massachusetts General Hospital. (Photo courtesy of Morgan McCarthy)

South San Francisco’s youngest and first openly LGBTQ+ candidate for city council

Paul Kelly, Contributing Staff October 1, 2020

The official city council campaign launch of 21-year-old James Coleman held the welcome surprise of being both soundtracked by John Lennon’s anthem “Power to the People” and being populated and voiced...

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