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SF State votes, but not during this election

Nicholas Lucas campaigns for prop A protecting San Francisco retirees during a Sunday Street event on Arguello boulevard on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013. Photo by Benjamin Kamps / Xpress
Nicholas Lucas campaigns for prop A protecting San Francisco retirees during a Sunday Street event on Arguello boulevard on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013. Photo by Benjamin Kamps / Xpress

In 2012, SF State was a polling location for the first time in three years. With a presidential election and Proposition 30 on the ballot, students shattered the University’s student-voter registration goal with 4,060 registered.

This year’s municipal election ballot, however, lacks two items that capture student’s interest: presidential candidates and education-specific props.

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Down and Outlaws fires off rock roots in new EP

Peter Danzig fronts the band Down and Outlaws at a performance at The Depot in the Cesar Chavez Student Center at SF State on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012. Photo by Adrian Rodriguez / Xpress
Peter Danzig fronts the band Down and Outlaws at a performance at The Depot in the Cesar Chavez Student Center at SF State on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012. Photo by Adrian Rodriguez / Xpress

A common love for Bulleit Bourbon and a shared idolization of David Bowie united members of Down and Outlaws on a smoke-screened journey toward raw, bluesy rockstardom.

On a summer night in 2012 at the SUB-Mission Art Gallery, the gritty stylings of Down and Outlaws entranced a live audience for the first time. Having played this year’s Noise Pop Festival and a first EP, “Backwards From the Dead” on the way, the San Francisco-based band is progressing — and fast.

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