Graduate student Trevor Myers went above and beyond to design an innovative eye dropper bottle, and now seeks to propel his prototype forward to help people facing difficulties with the standard bottles on the market.
Myers’ design seeks to solve these struggles by implementing colors, shapes
A new name, live bands and a committed group of business owners combined to make a fun day come together for residents of the Outer Sunset.
The Ocean Beach Music and Art Festival (formerly known as the Outer Noriega Street Fair) created huge waves when it
While a crowd of eager students stood in the halls awaiting her presence, actress Annette Bening slowly toured the rooms of her alma mater’s theatre department, reminiscing about directors she worked with, the old lights in a dressing room and the very stage on which she last
It’s a tale of two SF State actors; an alumna and student rejoining their craft in their roles as mother and son as they traverse through the beginning of life in the production of “Yeast Nation (the triumph of life).”
Juliana Lustenader, who graduated from the
When design and industry student Caroline Nguyen heard about a human trafficking raid in her hometown of Westminster, Orange County, she knew she had to take action. Now the SF State sophomore is making a documentary about the dangers of the industry to keep potential
Arts and entertainment have ended at SF State, but that doesn't mean you still can’t enjoy quality shows off campus this summer. There are a variety of movies, plays and concerts to see throughout the Bay Area for those who wish to stay in The
An Oscars-esque awards show is making its way down the red carpet this week in the style of BECAfest 2014. The only difference: the audience will be cheering for fellow SF State students.
BECAfest emulates Hollywood’s awards shows in its annual showcase of broadcast department students
With titles involving knives, spaghetti, girl mathletes and a bus full of memories, SF State’s The Fringe gathers unique plays penned by students and promises a fun close to the run of productions this semester.
The Fringe is an annual spring festival comprised of an eclectic
The setting: San Francisco, 1945. The people: nurses and Navy men. The adaptation: Shakespeare's “Much Ado About Nothing.” The point: forget everything you think you know about opera.
SF State professor Christine Brandes is bringing a unique approach in her musical, "Beatrice and Benedick," based on
Let's face it, everyone’s busy enough trying to multitask and juggle the various aspects of their lives, whether it be work, school, parenting or whatever else. It wouldn't be wise or helpful to tell people to put more thought into being environmentally friendly every single
Blue lights canvass the stage. The guitar strums. A woman sings slowly. A beat. Another slams poetic rhymes. They jive. They thrive. Off each other’s lines. Their lives. Then silence. Back to reality.
“In Hollow Time” sets all the right tones with its smooth and soulful
Ben Ridgway, assistant professor of cinema and animation advisor, works in the Fine Arts Building animation room, Friday, April 4. Photo by Tony Santos / Xpress
A cosmic flower is a pulsating, circling shape of pastel yellows, blues and pinks. A cosmic flower unfolding is
The government is not the enemy here; yes, it controls aspects of our lives that we may disagree with at times but it is only to keep our nation from turning into complete chaos.
The recent ban on peanut butter in many elementary schools may have
A cinema professor has the chance to take home $10,000 if his documentary is chosen as the winner of the Golden Gate Awards during the 57th San Francisco International Film Festival–but he says money is at the back of his mind right now.
"I am more
Screenwriter Pamela Gray hit the audience with sobering statistics, ruins of reality and continual cynicism in her discussion on writing and selling the female-centered screenplay. Then she really got to the negative side of the industry.
Gray kept this blunt outlook going, with bits of
View the gritty, sexual atmosphere of the opening dance number and you’ll know this isn’t your average school play; hear the hip-hop and R&B background music and you’ll sense that this is going to be a cool, modern take on a classic; listen to the
Andrew Cathey, director (right), and Zachary Ready, co-director (left), pose behind drying film in the halls of the Fine Arts building Monday, Mar. 10, 2014. Cathey's team, Pocket Pool Productions, has been invited to the Cannes Film Festival for its films "Being a Man"
Screenwriter Sam Hamm during his speech in Coppola Theatre, located in the Fine Arts Building, Thursday, Feb. 20. Hamm is the second of three guest speakers featured in a screenwriting series hosted by Assistant Cinema Professor Julian Hoxter. Photo by Tony Santos / Xpress
It takes a brave man to make jokes about actor Steven Seagal, but considering screenwriter and producer Michael Grais worked closely with him on a film, surely Seagal would let it slide.
Thursday, Feb. 13, Grais faced the future screenwriters of SF State in Coppola Theatre
SF State will get a little taste of Hollywood when screenwriter Michael Grais comes to campus to speak about the profession's evolving presence in the city.
Grais is set to speak from 5:15 - 7:55 p.m. on Feb. 13, at Coppola Theatre. He is the first
[caption id="attachment_54180" align="alignnone" width="799"][media-credit name="Ryan Leibrich" align="alignnone" width="799"][/media-credit]Johnny Symons, assistant professor in the cinema department, sits in front of the computer he uses to edit his film "Out Run" Tuesday, Feb. 4. Symons' film is about LGBTQ candidates' experiences running for office in the Philippines.[/caption]
The Cesar Chavez Student Center's Art Gallery’s latest exhibit shows how peace, love and some revolutionary vibes shaped the 1960s civil rights movement in the Bay Area and at SF State.
In honor of February's Black History Month, the gallery will present its reception for “Black