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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

Protesters advocate for better wages, labor practices and benefits for university faculty members. (Illustration by Tatyana Ekmekjian / Golden Gate Xpress)

SF State faculty union supports UC-UAW strike

Blanca Missé, Contributor November 16, 2022

On Nov. 14, nearly 48,000 academic workers affiliated with UAW at the 10 campuses of the University of California went on strike, which is scheduled to last the entire week. This strike for a FairUC is...

Twitter CEO Elon Musk holds a birdcage with Twitter birds flying away. Even with Musk’s acquisition of the company, many students at SF State have decided against leaving the app. (Illustration by Juliana Yamada / Golden Gate Xpress. Photo courtesy of Duncan.Hull, licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.)

SF State students and faculty say they will stay on Twitter, no matter who owns it

Luis Cortes, Staff Reporter November 15, 2022

“The bird is freed,” was billionaire mogul Elon Musk's first Tweet after becoming the new owner of Twitter on Oct. 27.  So far, Musk has fired the majority of the staff and high-ranking officials,...

Morgan Jones and her dog, Twig, vote in Annex I on SF States campus on Nov. 8, 2022. (Juliana Yamada / Golden Gate Xpress)

SF State Annex I

Daniela Perez, Staff Reporter November 8, 2022

According to Poll Clerks at SF State’s Annex I building, most of the voters that arrived cast provisional ballots, due to students not re-registering to vote in the Bay Area’s congressional districts.  “We...

An illustration of a lecturer faculty instructing a class. (Illustration by Tatyana Ekmekjian / Golden Gate Xpress)

‘The pay at SFSU is criminally low,’ SF State lecturer faculty reveal an urgent need for better working conditions

Lisa Moreno, Editor-in-Chief November 7, 2022

SF State’s lecturer faculty revealed an urgent need for better working conditions in a recent survey by the Equity for Lecturer Faculty Committee.  With over 200 respondents, lecturer faculty said...

An illustration of a blonde person whispering into a brunette persons ear. (Illustration by Myron Caringal / Golden Gate Xpress)

Between the Issues: Newsroom secrets and SF State confessions

Myron Caringal and Ximena Loeza November 5, 2022

Two newspaper-plastered classrooms filled with tired, yet eager reporters sit side by side on the third floor of the Humanities Building. These are the magazine and newspaper production rooms, and the...

Attendees enter the Charles F. Hagar Planetarium for a presentation of the San Francisco night sky in Thornton Hall on Oct. 27, 2022. (Aiden Brady / Golden Gate Xpress)

“Noche de Estrellas” offers SF State students a bilingual astronomy experience

Aiden Brady, Staff Reporter October 28, 2022

The domed ceiling of SF State’s Charles F. Hagar Planetarium dazzled with the image of the San Francisco night sky on Thursday as part of "Noche de Estrellas," a bilingual astronomy event. The family-friendly...

A vendor from the Associated Students Farmers Market browses a fellow vendors organic fruit in front of the Humanities Building on Sept. 7, 2016. (Lauren Saldana / Golden Gate Xpress)

SF State farmers market to return after a 2-year hiatus

Emily Calix, Campus Editor October 27, 2022

Associated Students’ Farmers Market is set to return in early to mid-November after closing up shop over two years ago. The market will feature a variety of new and returning vendors every Thursday. The...

UPD Crime Prevention Coordinator Mervyn Reyes speaks at the Student Personal Safety training session in the Events Room at J. Paul Leonard Library on Oct. 20, 2022. (Jesus Arriaga / Golden Gate Xpress)

Tips for student safety — SF State officials promote Campus Safety Week

Jenna Mandarano, Staff Reporter October 26, 2022

University Police and the Office of Emergency Services hosted safety sessions as part of SF State’s Campus Safety Week, which began on Oct. 17.   Personal Safety & Protecting Belongings on Campus According...

SF State Women’s volleyball team middle blocker Chloe Henning stands for a portrait in front of Don Nasser Family Plaza during a portrait session on Oct. 4, 2022. (Abraham Fuentes / Golden Gate Xpress)

SF State volleyball player Chloe Henning excels on the court and in the classroom

Jack Davies, Staff Reporter October 25, 2022

Volleyball is more than just a game to sophomore Chloe Henning. It’s a lifestyle—a bonding experience and a stress reliever.   It’s difficult enough to juggle school, work and other responsibilities,...

The exterior of Health Promotion & Wellness at SF State on March 15, 2021. (Lucky Whitburn-Thomas / Golden Gate Xpress)

SF State to host harm reduction-based events for National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week

Isabella Vines, Diversity Editor October 24, 2022

SF State will host a series of events revolving harm reduction to celebrate National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week.  The events were strategically set up during the evening to provide alternatives...

The exterior of J. Paul Leonard Library at SF State on Feb. 18, 2021. (Ellie Doyen / Golden Gate Xpress)

Man flashes student at SF State library

Alexis Alexander, Staff Reporter October 18, 2022

An unidentified man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly flashing a student and yelling obscenities on the third floor of the J. Paul Leonard Library. The incident occurred around 1:30 p.m. after a student...

Ruqaiyah Angeles (left) and Khadeejah Dos (right) stand in the Prayer and Reflection Room in the Cesar Chavez Student Center during an interview with Golden Gate Xpress on Sept. 28, 2022. (Juliana Yamada / Golden Gate Xpress)

SF State Muslim students unhappy with shared prayer room, fight for their own space

Isabella Vines and Zackery Stehr October 17, 2022

A member of SF State’s Muslim Student Association took off their shoes and entered the designated prayer room at Rosa Parks Conference Room F in the Cesar Chavez Student Center. This is their usual after-class...

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