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SF State students share experiences on Zoom fatigue

SF State students share experiences on Zoom fatigue

Shelley Wang and Sean Reyes
October 12, 2020
Filed under Campus, Videos

  Xpress Yourself dives into the changes and struggles of virtual learning as four SF State students share their experiences. From physical and mental strains to missing a real university atmosphere, students are doing what they can to cope. Now that the Spring 2021 semester is fully onl...

Free Space Podcast – Episode 3: SF State student survived COVID-19

Free Space Podcast – Episode 3: SF State student survived COVID-19

Cierra Quintana and Pamela Estrada
August 24, 2020
Filed under Campus, Coronavirus

SF State students celebrate Juneteenth with fundraiser at Dolores Park

Olivia Tom holds her plate of soul food during a Juneteenth celebration organized in San Francisco, Calif., on June 19, 2020. (James Wyatt / Golden Gate Xpress)

Jacquelyn Moreno and James Wyatt
June 20, 2020
Filed under Campus, Food, Latest

SF State students and young San Franciscans orchestrated a Juneteenth celebration related fundraiser in Dolores Park on June 19. Juneteenth being a holiday which commemorates the emancipation of the final enslaved people left in Galveston, Texas on June 19, 1865 following the Union’s Civil War victory over the Confederate Stat...

SF State student stuck in Ghana

SF State student stuck in Ghana

David Sjostedt, Editor-in-Chief
March 26, 2020
Filed under Coronavirus, Multimedia, News, Videos

Update March 27, 2020: California State University International Programs has informed Golden Gate Xpress that Halima Mahdee will be evacuated back to the United States tomorrow. Stay tuned for more updates. Halima Mahdee, an SF State anthropology major, was studying abroad in Ghana when the COVI...

SF State student breaks school track record

Alexis Henry poses for a photo in Cox Stadium. (Sandy Scarpa / Golden Gate Xpress).

Grady Duggan
February 25, 2020
Filed under Sports

SF State track and field athlete, Alexis Henry, etched her name into the record books earlier this month. The track and field team traveled to Michigan to compete in Grand Valley State’s Big Meet on Feb. 14-15 and Henry set a new SF State record by running the 200m in 24.16 seconds, beating all othe...

SF State student gets production job with Classical Ensemble

Felicia Hyde
November 19, 2019
Filed under Campus

When Greer McGettrick was in their early 20s, they played guitar and piano in various musical groups. McGettrick then became interested in the cello and learned to read and write music and studied music composition.  Greer McGettrick stands over piano being repaired in the Fine Arts building at SF State on Nov. 6 (Photo by S...

San Francisco wants a new soccer team, SF State students agree

Alonso Frias, Staff reporter
September 24, 2019
Filed under Opinion, Sports

The city of San Francisco will one day have its own professional soccer team. For the past three years there has been a new team added to the Major League Soccer in the US. San Francisco has the qualities, culture, and capability of having a team within the league.    In order to be eligible for an MLS franch...

SF State Students at the Cherry Blossom Festival

SF State Students at the Cherry Blossom Festival

Ryan Lee
May 11, 2019
Filed under Multimedia

The Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival celebrated its 52nd year over two weekends in San Francisco’s Japantown neighborhood. In this video, we follow some SF State students who take part in the festivities.

Update: Hit-and-run kills SF State student visiting home during winter break

Update: Hit-and-run kills SF State student visiting home during winter break

Xpress Staff
January 28, 2019
Filed under News

Police in Redondo Beach have arrested a suspect in the hit-and-run killing of a 21-year-old SF State student Saturday night. Angelina Pinedo, a business administration major, was in a crosswalk at Aviation Boulevard and Grant Avenue in Redondo Beach around 9 p.m. with her sister Michelle Pinedo when a ...

SF State student filmmakers shoot Western

Producer Jeep Tatcher (left), director Jake Naso (center) and producer Maddy Graves (right) sit in one of the Cinema production labs while discussing the process of making their film

Alexis Manzanilla
December 25, 2018
Filed under Latest, Life

Close quarters, unpredictable weather and sandy wind was the setting in which SF State student filmmakers shot their film. “Saguaro,” is a film directed and produced by Jake Naso, Maddy Graves and Jeep Thatcher. Naso said he and his colleagues started the film about a year ago and finished filming...

Super commuting ‘sacrifice’ takes toll on SF State students

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)

Maci Martell
November 25, 2018
Filed under Featured, Latest, Multimedia, News

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 campus, getting there by around 11 a.m. Reich is a junior majoring in English education. She’s also wh...

Documentary recalls police brutality of 1968 SF State student strike

Lee Heidhues, a former journalist on The Gator newspaper and 1969 SFSU alumnus, asks a question to a panel of Xpress editors during the SFSU journalism department's event commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the 1968 Strike at SF State in San Francisco, Calif. on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. (Aaron Levy-Wolins/Golden Gate Xpress)

Geoffrey Scott
November 17, 2018
Filed under Featured, News

An SF State alumnus who wrote for the student newspaper from 1967 to 1969 provided a first hand perspective about the university’s most tumultuous times as a documentary about the harrowing 1968 campus strike served as a backdrop. Award-winning documentary Agents of Change depicts 50-year-old b...

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