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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...

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.

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...

Danny Glover urges ‘beleaguered’ SF State students to organize

SF State alumnus Danny Glover speaks at the “SF State Student Strike 50th anniversary” event, held in the Conference Towers on campus in San Francisco, Calif., on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. (Evan Moses/ Golden Gate Xpress)

Eliza Flynn
November 15, 2018
Filed under Latest, News

When SF State alumnus and Hollywood actor Danny Glover gazed out to a crowd of students from his stage at the SF State Towers Conference Center on Saturday, Nov. 10, he was transported to half a century ago when he and thousands of other students took over the campus to demand change. “When I loo...

SF State students take on the role of filmmakers

Campus Movie Fest celebrated the top 15 videos produced amongst SF State students on Thursday Oct. 11. (Nicole Newman/Golden Gate Xpress)

Chloe McDaniels
October 16, 2018
Filed under Life

The traveling student film festival, Campus Movie Fest, came to SF State on Oct. 2 for students to compete in a short film festival. Equipped with Panasonic Lumix video cameras, Sennheiser MKE 600 and 400 shotgun microphones, headphones, laptops and Adobe Creative Cloud software. Students had one week...

SF State students respond to Kavanaugh testimony

SF State students respond to Kavanaugh testimony

Adelyna Tirado
October 4, 2018
Filed under Multimedia, News

After Dr. Christine Blasey Ford's testimony of her alleged sexual abuse from Brett Kavanaugh in a hearing on Sept. 27, SFSU students react to the Senate Judiciary Committee's decision to advance Kavanaugh to the next step in his route to be a judge.

SF State students can get cash, academic credit with Golden Gate National Park Conservancy internship

Rafael Vazquez, National Park Service education and outreach ranger, answers a question out of the Golden Gate National Park Conservancy information truck on Sept. 26, 2018 in front of the Student Services Building. (Lorenzo Morotti/Golden Gate Xpress)

Lorenzo Morotti
September 27, 2018
Filed under News

The Golden Gate National Park Conservancy is offering paid, academic internships to underrepresented students through an ongoing partnership with SF State. Mariajose Alcantara, community outreach and park ranger for the National Park Service, said students who apply before the Oct. 14 deadline could be acc...

SF State students take part in California Coastal Clean-up Day

SF State student Sawara Bhattarai picks up a straw at Fort Funston during the California Coastal Cleanup day on Saturday, Sept. 15. Along with 10 other students, Bhattarai went on this volunteer trip that was a part of the SF State campus recreation program’s month-long welcome-back campaign. (Brian Vu/Golden Gate Xpress)

Brian Vu
September 25, 2018
Filed under Life, News

Eleven SF State students decided to not sleep in last Saturday in order to participate in the California Coastal Clean-up Day at Fort Funston. The beach at Fort Funston Park buzzed with activity as dogs and their owners played catch, and friends and families placed litter into garbage bags. Overh...

SF State students participate in nationwide walkout against gun violence

In representation of the students who have passed away due to gun violence, Ernest Li lies down on the floor at SF State during a moment of silence of the walkout on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. (Adelyna Tirado/ Golden Gate Xpress)

Jessica Delatorre Dimitri Bailey and Antonio Dos Santos Lau
March 14, 2018
Filed under News

“No more silence end gun violence,” is just one of the many chants that students and fellow supporters against gun violence were shouting nationwide in an effort to demand better gun control laws. SF State students this morning staged a walkout in protest to recent gun violence in schools nationwide. Multiple...

SF State students find solace in skateboarding

SF State students find solace in skateboarding

Bryan Ramirez
December 15, 2017
Filed under Multimedia Emily Hernandez, Joshua Tarango and Fernando Ariniega talk about stress, finals and how they use skateboarding as an outlet from school’s pressures and studies. They talk about how important it is to take part in personal activities to stay healthy during studying and...

SF State students show off their Halloween costumes

Michael Pham, 19, a biology major, is dresses as an alien tourist and Mason Hawksley, 19, a communications major, dresses as godzilla at SF State on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. (Richard Lomibao/Golden Gate Xpress)

Aya Yoshida and Richard Lomibao
November 1, 2017
Filed under Life, Multimedia

SF State students expressed themselves on Halloween 2017 by dressing in a variety of costumes while attending class. From Waldo to Godzilla, here's what students wore to celebrate the day.

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