Burden of rising costs not shared by all on campus

May 14, 2011 Opinion 1 Comment

As I glide through all the rituals that lead up to graduation, I am overcome with a sense of closure. I enjoyed the food in all my classes’ end-of-the-year parties. I turned in my last final, and I even paid the fee for submitting my grad application late. But there is one ritual I will ...

Oboist returns to school for second refrain

May 10, 2011 News

Keith Sklower sticks out from the rest of the musicians in the SF State orchestra. He’s been playing oboe longer than most of them have been alive. Sklower plays with hunched shoulders and his prescription eyeglasses cover most of his face. “Being old enough to be most people’s parent, I don’t get invited to many ...

Farm to Fork brings locally grown food to students

May 3, 2011

We might question every concept served up in our classes, but when it comes to our lunch plate, we tend to consume less critically. Every day we sit down for a meal, but how many of us question the origins of its content? On April 28, the source of ingredients were the center of attention ...

Expression takes hold at 'Pieces of Me, Pieces of We'

May 3, 2011 News

SF State students presented their artwork in “Pieces of Me, Pieces of We” Tuesday in an exhibit at the International Hotel Manilatown Center in downtown San Francisco. The exhibit was part of the final project for an Asian American studies class called hotographic expressions of Asian Americans. The students’ assignment was to portray an important ...

Students learn healthy ways to release at Stress Relief Day

April 27, 2011 News

As final exam season approaches, students might have a pulse on their grades, but between all-night cramming sessions and hours spent sitting in the annex, it’s easy to forget to stay healthy. On April 27, campus organizations that promote health and fitness combined forces for the annual Stress Relief Day to remind SF State students ...

Deans prepare for changing roles in college merger

April 26, 2011 News

If SF State was a nightclub and President Robert A. Corrigan was a disc jockey, right now he’d be leaning into the microphone and telling everyone to do the shuffle. In the center of the dance floor, shuffling with gusto, are two college deans and an associate dean. Next semester, these deans won’t be doing ...

New performing arts center to provide much needed progress

March 1, 2011 News

When heavy rain hits the Creative Arts building at SF State, buckets are in place to relieve the leaky roof and, on rare occasions, a ceiling tile tears away from its dwelling place. The building opened in 1956, so when the plans for the new Mashouf Performing Arts Center were unveiled Feb. 24, those involved ...