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The Diamond Center filed their windows with encouraging signs, photographed in Claremont, California. (Maddison October / Golden Gate Xpress)

Photo of the Day: Claremont Village under social distancing

Maddison October April 19, 2020

  The October family took a walk through The Claremont Village on April 18, 2020. This is the first week for LA County to require masks when outdoors and its definitely been an adjustment to...

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SF State foreign exchange student robbed at gunpoint in Village dorms

Katherine Minkiewicz February 13, 2017

An SF State foreign exchange student was robbed at gunpoint and left uninjured by two male suspects at the Village at Centennial Square late Friday night. The victim’s backpack containing textbooks and...

UPDATE: Village Building C evacuated after fire alarm

Xpress Staff February 15, 2013

A fire alarm was activated in Building C of the Centennial Village apartments at 10:37 this morning, according to SF State Spokeswoman Ellen Griffin. The alarm was activated due to a fire on the third...

Village housing evacuated after transformer malfunctions

Kelsey Avers May 12, 2011

Smoke coming from a malfunctioning transformer in The Village at Centennial Square has resulted in an evacuation of the building, according to University spokeswoman Ellen Griffin. As of 1:15 p.m. today,...

Mohammed Suleman, manager of Crave’s Birdhouse, prepares a fried chicken sandwich called “The Batman” which contains a fried chicken cutlet, barbecue sauce and ranch along with lettuce and tomatoes. (Miguel Francesco Carrion / Golden Gate Xpress)

Restaurants are making their comeback on campus. Here’s what reopened this semester

Aiden Brady, Staff Reporter September 8, 2022

When the COVID-19 pandemic drove students away from campus in 2020, SF State’s restaurants were forced to close their doors. However, as the campus population returns to pre-pandemic normalcy, five...

Former CSU Chancellor Joseph I. Castro standing with his hands in the air while $100 bills fall from the sky. (Illustration by Myron Caringal / Golden Gate Xpress. Art courtesy of Nature from Getty Images and Billion Photos. Background courtesy of TanyaSid from Getty Images)

The CSU gave former Chancellor Joseph Castro a $400,000 salary after he resigned. Here’s what he can do with it

Myron Caringal, Managing Editor September 7, 2022

Weeks before Joseph I. Castro became chancellor, he arranged a $260,000 settlement package, retirement benefits and a letter of recommendation for a now-former administrator at Fresno State University,...

Gator Talk: Dorm rats and ratty dorms

Gator Talk: Dorm rats and ratty dorms

Chris Ramirez and Sebastian Mino-Bucheli December 6, 2021

Welcome to Gator Talk, a collaborative CalState podcast that brings city and statewide perspectives to SF State news. Two months ago, a student reported a mice problem in the University Park North apartments....

A police car sits in front of the University Police Department station on Tuesday, June 2, 2020. (Original photograph by Harika Maddala, Illustration by Kyran Berlin / Golden Gate Xpress)

As students rally to abolish campus police, SF State reexamines safety

Kyran Berlin May 4, 2021

Editor's note: A previous version of this story alluded to the Oct. 25, 2005 arrest and jailing of an SF State professor as an example of a lawsuit against the Campus Safety Department for racial profiling....

The month of October was first officially recognized as Filipino American month by the U.S. Congress in 2009, according to the Filipino American National Historical Society. (Sebastian Mino-Bucheli / Golden Gate Xpress)

Celebrate Filipino American History Month with 10 innovative films

shaylyn martos and Jazzmene Lizardo October 27, 2020

While often overlooked, Filipino cinema is a groundbreaking media form that celebrates the complexities of Filipino culture and diaspora. To celebrate the influence of Filipino cinema, here are 10 innovative...

Victor Javier Aguilar prepares scrambled eggs for breakfast in Manzanita Squareroom on the SF State campus on Sept. 22. (Jun Ueda / Golden Gate Xpress)

How COVID-19 changed SF State’s housing strategy

Andres Velasquez October 13, 2020

With most classes transitioned to remote instruction, University Housing is housing 363 students for the Fall 2020 semester, as opposed to what is commonly 4,300 to 4,500 students. According to University...

Trump supporter Nancy A. poses with four fingers up representing “four more years”, a common Trump slogan, on Sunday Sep. 27, 2020. (Jess Magill / Xpress Media)

Donald Trump supporters host rally on 19th Ave.

Jess Magill September 28, 2020

Dozens of President Donald Trump supporters flocked to 19th Avenue Sunday afternoon to show their support for the president. With only five weeks until the election, tensions are ramping up in San Francisco...

Drive-in theaters reached their peak popularity in the 1950s and are popping up more frequently throughout the country again to provide public entertainment to the public despite COVID-19 restrictions. (Camille Cohen/Golden Gate Xpress)

Drive-in theaters provide nostalgia in COVID-19 era

Anne Caroline Lima August 25, 2020

There’s a pleasant anticipation that comes with summer plans, from morning hikes, long beach days, to warm nights out with friends. But as the current state of the world has dramatically shifted ordinary...

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