The aromas of perfume and barbeque sauce mingled in the breezy McCovey Cove air as graduates, their friends and their family filtered into sunny AT&T Park for the 2016 SF State Commencement on Friday.
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Nearly 500 people gathered to watch student designs grace the catwalk at the San Francisco Design Center Galleria, Thursday, April 28, for “Runway 2016: Emerge,” SF State’s 21st annual spring runway show.
“Emerge” was produced entirely by students — juniors and seniors from the apparel design
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SF State campus is currently undergoing significant construction and renovations. The current master plan for the campus has over 20 new buildings, which is comprised of new housing, a wellness center and new instructional
In Studio 1 of the Creative Arts Building at SF State, a group of 40 students run around working like efficient ants.
Some are practicing lines from a manuscript, some are dragging stage linoleum, others are adjusting lights and three of them discuss whether the table with the awards
One thing every graduating senior can probably agree on is how quickly their college journey passed. Some student-athletes have primarily focused on their sport and academics during their time at SF State, so there hasn’t been time for them to gain real-world experience. At least that’s the case
*Students' names have been changed to preserve confidentially.
The “SFSU Class of 2016” Facebook group page has transformed into a black market for the buying and selling of graduation tickets. A limit of seven tickets per student with purchase of graduation regalia has sparked this demand, as
Flyaway Productions, a Bay Area dance company, was commissioned by the Labor Archives and Research Center to create an aerial site-specific performance, choreographed by Jo Kreiter, to promote the 30th anniversary of the Labor Archives and Research Center in the SF State library.
According to Director
Accepting an Academy Award is one of those seemingly intangible pipe dreams that most people only fantasize about. For SF State alumnus Jonas Rivera, the Oscar-winning producer behind Pixar’s 2015 film “Inside Out,” taking the stage with director Pete Docter in February was nothing short
Black and white archival footage of students marching, with fists held high, captures the racially-charged conditions on college campuses in the late 1960s in a new documentary that made its Bay Area premiere at Castro Theatre May 15. The film focuses on the student-led demonstrations
Next week, thousands of SF State students will pack into AT&T Park, turn their tassels and graduate. Unfortunately, I will not be one of them, despite the fact that I’m finishing my 8th consecutive semester at this university, which typically signifies the end of one’s
It's graduation day. You stand in line along with thousands of other graduating students, waiting to take the walk across the stage that marks the end of your college career. As Pomp and Circumstance swells, you wait for student after student to walk ahead in front
Like most dramatic changes in a person's life, moving to another country to go to school makes you compare it to what you used to have. There are a lot of differences between the American lifestyle and the Danish one. This much I learned from
Before I left Denmark to go on exchange, some Danes said the only pity about me going on exchange to San Francisco was that the city is so similar to Europe.
And I actually had a little bit of the same perception of San Francisco. But oh boy, I
I may be a part of a small minority, but I don’t exactly want to graduate just yet.
I spent my first year or so at SF State planning my transfer to another school. Like so many others, I realized shortly after moving here that this
Friday, SF State will host its first ever Electronic Music Class Show, where students from Music 436 will present their final synthesized music projects at The Depot.
"It's always a great experience for the students to have a culminating concert where they can display the work
SF State students and faculty announced a hunger strike on May 3, 2016 to call attention to the spending cuts to the College of Ethnic Studies.
Hassani Bell, Julia Retzlaff, Ahkeel Mestayer and Sachiel Rosen were the four students participating in the hunger strike.
One hospitalization and
Three SF State students have been diagnosed with chickenpox, a highly contagious disease also called Varicella, between April 23 and May 13, 2016 according to Alastair Smith, director of Student Health Services.
People may have been exposed to the chicken pox while on campus in the following areas: J. Paul
Pollsters, policy makers and educators gathered at the Seven Hills Conference Center on Monday to speak to a packed room about strategies to create funding streams for children through an organization called Funding the Next Generation.
“The basic premise of this effort is that this is
One hospitalization and 10 days later, the SF State administration and hunger strikers have come to an agreement and called an end to the strike.
“It’s disappointing that it took a hunger strike and that it took 10 days into a hunger strike to get it
After practically living in their practice and game uniforms for an entire season, SF State student athletes got to dress up and put on their best for the end of the year Student Athlete Banquet.
Held Tuesday night, laughter and excitement filled the air as athletes
An all-expenses paid trip to Hawaii for lava-gazing chopper rides and dolphin kisses in sapphire lagoons trumps any dude asking, “Hey girl, what’s your sign?”
At least that’s what Donald says.
The 62-year-old San Francisco-based construction mogul whose dating profile rounds down to age 46 said he’s
A report released Monday morning by Gizmodo caused an uproar among GOP supporters after a former Facebook employee revealed the company’s influential “trending topics” section may have a hidden agenda.
The former employee claimed Facebook intentionally withheld certain stories from the section that pertained to right
Joanne Taylor, an SF State professor in the College of Business, is known by her students for being extremely charismatic, intelligent and passionate about her profession. At UC Berkeley, she earned a bachelor's degree in English and music, as well as her doctorate in performance studies. Like
America is at a turning point when it comes to feminism. The wage gap for women is slowly closing and there are more and more options in California for paid family leave. There are still those who believe that women’s rights is a battle that ended
President Leslie E. Wong surfaced for a press conference Monday behind closed doors in the Administration Building, expressing concern for the hunger strikers’ health and his commitment to creating “an open and deliberate process” to address the issues within the College of Ethnic Studies.
My family’s 2006 calendar hung in the kitchen next to the fridge. It was a NASCAR calendar, the same one we get every year. The days were marked with special events for church, birthdays and the first day of school. In the middle of all
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The campus recreation department hosted the sixth annual SF State 5K Walk, Run & Roll early
The American comedian George Carlin once said that the reason it's called the American Dream is because you have to be asleep to believe it. Looking at modern day America, I think he is right.
The other day, one of my teachers asked the class if
Whether she's diving and stretching her body out for ground balls or pivoting and driving her body to turn a clutch double play, shortstop Jennifer Lewis makes plays at an elite level.
Lewis is finishing her collegiate career with a slew of honors. She was named to the
Hunger striker Julia Retzlaff, 19, was rushed to Clínica Martín-Baró Monday around 10:30 p.m.
Doctors at Clínica Martín-Baró sent Retzlaff to Kaiser Permanente, where she received an IV. After three hours of care, Retzlaff returned to the hunger strike campsite around 2 a.m. Tuesday to sleep
Nearly 200 students and faculty gathered in the quad at 12:30 p.m. Monday for a press conference surrounding the four students who began a hunger strike last week in protest of what they consider a dismissal of their demands to defend and advance the College
The stands at Maloney Field were filled with emotion Sunday, as the SF State baseball team honored five seniors for senior day. Strong pitching from senior Peter Reyes helped the Gators avoid a season-ending four-game sweep, as they outlasted the Sonoma State Seawolves, 5-2.
It’s the top of the sixth. Bases are loaded. Two outs. The count is 0-2. The pitch fires from the mound. CRACK! And the Sonoma Seawolves score a 3-RBI double to cinch a win against SF State Friday, May 6.
The SF State men’s baseball team
SF State Vice President of Student Affairs Luoluo Hong sat down with approximately 30 supporters of the College of Ethnic Studies in response to the hunger strike to assist in “repackaging” the list of demands presented to administration by the Ethnic Studies Student Organization on
President Leslie E. Wong ordered his office locked down Wednesday in response to the hunger strike for the College of Ethnic Studies. Wong’s office is on the fifth floor of the Administration Building, and access to both the elevator and stairs has been blocked.
“When protest activity occurs
Ethnic studies changed 18-year-old Hassani Bell’s life.
“I grew up in East Oakland and I remember hearing gunshots from my window, feeling helpless, hating myself because I couldn’t help that person who would scream,” Bell said. “Just to know they were suffering – that was something