29 Oct 2013

SF State votes, but not during this election

[set_id=72157637105713506] 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

11 May 2013

Body art stereotypes misrepresent tattoo and piercing culture

It wasn’t until the artist lifted his handheld machine from my skin — as it buzzed like a dental drill — and wiped my ink and blood splattered arm clean

04 May 2013

May Day march in SF attracts 1,000

[HTML1] More than 1,000 activists united in two peaceful protests Wednesday to celebrate May Day in San Francisco. A group of about 50 rallied at Civic Center Plaza marching to

14 Apr 2013

Gators split doubleheader with Otters

The Gator softball team heated up the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader with a shutout 3-0 win over the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters but lost momentum in the second

06 Mar 2013

Down and Outlaws fires off rock roots in new EP

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

28 Feb 2013

SFMTA launches Bicycle Strategy to increase bike development, safety

[HTML2] See “Bicycle routes to SF State” Julie McNamara packs her 12-hour day into her Rickshaw commuter bag before leaving home. The 21-year-old SF State graduating senior is not only double-majoring

08 Nov 2012

'ParaNorman' exhibit spooks stop motion enthusiasts at Cartoon Art Museum

Tim Burton is often credited for pioneering — or at least reinventing — the medium of stop motion animation with his classic “The Nightmare Before Christmas.” The technique allows animators

23 Oct 2012

SF State graduate Patrick O'Sullivan revitalizes acting career

Right after graduating from the theatre arts program at SF State in 1999, Patrick Celtic O’Sullivan began his professional career immediately, when he landed a job — at the Olive Garden.

03 Oct 2012

SF State alumnus Will White works on sustained legacy of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass

  Driving from stage to stage in a golf cart through crowds of hundreds of thousands of people, SF State alumnus Will White made Warren Hellman’s band wish list come

29 Aug 2012

The Depot at SF State introduces new bands into lineup with first show of semester

The suspense heightened as the lights dimmed slowly. The sea of silhouetted faces waited anxiously while the room fell silent. The Serfs teased the audience with their guitars in hand.

25 Aug 2012

SF State’s retelling of ‘Othello’ kicks off theater arts season Aug. 30

[HTML1] For the people of Venice and Cyprus — the survivors at least — only a void existed. Civilization was abandoned and brutalized by a catastrophe capsizing everything familiar. In

14 May 2012

SF State's guide to must-see summer events

Summer break has almost arrived and after a semester of stress and dismal finances, it is time to kick back, relax and let loose in the city’s inexhaustible showcasing of