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Campus Living: The pros and cons of dorming

Choosing to live on campus to create and seek a student community on what is primarily a commuter campus, find out the pros and cons of on campus living from students like you.

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SF State Theater students shine with Shakespeare

The stage in the Studio Theater is softly illuminated in warm, yellow light. Ben Landmesser and Michael Saarela take the stage, ready to tackle the work of perhaps the world’s most famous playwright. Shakespeare’s The Two Gentlemen of Verona is the San Francisco State’s Players’ Club’s winter show, the first of many spring productions for the SF State theater department.

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The Vista Room

Subdued classical music resonates in the background of the airy, oblique dining room. The walls, stark white, match the freshly pressed…

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Live by the sword, die by the sword

Every Sunday they gather. At the Western end of Golden Gate Park in a small field, exists the Shire of Cloondara. Where people of all ages leave the realities of the present world behind and explore a distant time and place. They do so with metal armor, large sticks, swords, shields, heavy cloaks and a lot of humor. Here is where honor rules, cowards retreat, metal clashes and maidens morn the death of their knights with an iron plated heart.

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Graduation

The television is tuned to his favorite channel, ESPN, but he stares blank at the glowing screen. His body seems to…

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Abandoned

Ever notice a derelict building tucked behind SF State on Tapia Drive? Despite its rough exterior, the building once held a performance art school. Click to read more.

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What about the animals?

Learn how the housing crisis is contributing to an overpopulation of pets in the Bay Area and what different animal welfare organizations are doing to address this issue

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SF bars that won’t break the bank

Get your drink on in San Francisco while still affording rent next week. [X]press writer Amy Graham exams cheap bars around the city and provides a Google Map of said locations to boot!

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Talks About Social Media in the Jasmine Revolution Bloom at SF State

Farida Ezzat, a 20-year-old college student from Cairo, steps up on the back of a large truck parked in front the…

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The Tale of the Sutro Stewards

This story is about a community of people who care enough about something to put their personal lives on hold, work around policy and land ownership issues and work with their hands early on a Saturday morning to help something that they care about.

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Veganism

The little dive bar is dark and crowded, a man at the front dressed in a suit offers you free popcorn,…

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When seeking solace in San Francisco, check out these spots

Various places throughout San Francisco are the last remaining habitats of natural wildlife. Many of these places have trails, benches, and viewpoints for those seeking a city experience outside of the cement.

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