Feminist art exhibit tackles patriarchy and roles of women today

December 16, 2016 Life

On Dec. 17, F*ck U! In the Most Loving Way: A National Feminist Art Exhibition, will open at the Arc Gallery downtown. Tanya Augsburg, associate professor of humanities and liberal studies, helped organize the event and will be performing in the exhibition. A film by Cheryl Dunye, Assistant Professor of Cinema, is being featured in ...

Cinema student raises awareness and wins prestigious Princess Grace Award

December 13, 2016 Life

Graduate student and teaching assistant at the School of Cinema, Candy Guinea, received the prestigious 2016 Princess Grace Award for her films that provide commentary on social justice. The Princess Grace Award honors emerging talent in theater, dance and film by awarding recipients with grants in forms of scholarships, apprenticeships and fellowships. Guinea tells stories ...

Runway show promotes intersectional feminism

November 8, 2016 Life

Cheers erupted throughout Jack Adams Hall Friday night as women of all shapes, ethnicities and gender identities walked confidently down a runway to promote who they are and what being a woman means to them. Associated Students, Inc.’s Women’s Center hosted its fourth annual fashion show with a new theme: “Come As You Are.” The ...

Student educates peers on bone marrow donation

November 7, 2016 Life 1 Comment

After learning about someone in her community suffering from a rare blood disease, Stephanie Levy became passionate about educating her peers on the benefits of getting cheeks swabbed for the bone marrow donor registry. Last month, with the help of the Be The Match Organization, Levy tabled in the quad and attempted to get as ...

Seventh annual costume dodgeball brings record turnout

October 25, 2016 Life

Cobwebs, skeletons and caution tape transformed The Gymnasium Thursday night, which hosted over 100 students dressed in costumes for the Halloween-themed dodgeball tournament. The campus recreation department held the seventh annual event with a record high of 16 teams in participation, all clad in various wild costumes in the spirit of the season. Teams dressed ...

Millennials are not selfish, we are realistic

October 21, 2016 Opinion

It’s no secret that millennials have been dubbed the “selfish generation.” There are many attributes we possess that have given us this reputation. But the one that irks me the most is the fact that many of us are in no rush to settle down, with only 26 percent of us getting married between the ...

Teacher’s graphic novel inspires launch of comic studies minor

October 19, 2016 Life

Nick Sousanis has been passionately drawing comics all his life. Although he studied mathematics in college and believed pursuing comics professionally wasn’t a possibility, he overcame those boundaries and turned comic studies into a career. Sousanis, an assistant professor in the humanities department, won the 2016 Lynd Ward Graphic Novel Prize for his graphic novel, ...

SF State’s coming out day celebrates importance of community

October 13, 2016 Life

Students passing through the quad on Monday were greeted by rainbow flags, multicolored balloons and organizations eager to inform them about on campus resources for the LGBTQ+ community to celebrate National Coming Out Day. SF State’s Queer & Trans Resource Center hosted the event with a goal to celebrate students in the queer community, and ...

New restrictions limit birth control options

October 12, 2016 Life

A previous version of this article contained an error of attribution and several factual errors, the description of which can be found at the bottom of the article. A corrected version of the story is below: After four years of using the same birth control provided through Student Health Services, at no cost to her, Carolyn Polansky ...

Chickenpox infects three on SF State campus

May 13, 2016 News

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 Leonard Library, University Park South, the Humanities Building, the ...

My sorority helped me find my individuality

April 26, 2016 Opinion

If you would have told me four years ago that I would be president of my sorority, I would have laughed in your face. Four years ago, I would have never even fathomed taking on a leadership position, let alone the three I have had since joining my sorority. I was the girl who never ...

Misogyny in our society nearly kills R&B artist Kehlani

April 5, 2016 Opinion

Celebrity news has seen yet another case of slut-shaming and double standards this past week. R&B singer Kehlani was accused of cheating on her boyfriend Kyrie Irving with her ex, Canadian singer and rapper PartyNextDoor, after PND posted a photo on Instagram of him holding her hand in bed. Even though the picture was only ...

Public transportation safety concerns pose issues for SF State

March 2, 2016 News

The University Police Department and Parking and Transportation have created a new policy after the California Highway Patrol recently conducted routine inspections on several of the campus shuttle buses provided by Transmetro. This is one of the many safety concerns being worked on among several recent security flaws throughout San Francisco. The CHP discovered that several shuttles had broken axles as a ...

Students flock to AT&T park to enjoy Giants FanFest

February 16, 2016 News

A sea of people, decked out in orange and black, wraps around AT&T Park, patiently waiting in a seemingly never-ending line into the ballpark. Inside is the same herd of orange and black, not only in the stands, but swarming across the field. Fans are excitedly running around, snapping selfies and pushing through crowds to catch a glimpse ...