Ensemble keeps Afro Cuban Jazz alive

November 12, 2017 Life

The Afro Cuban Jazz Ensemble performed in Knuth Hall at SF State on last Wednesday using rare instruments and vocals to serenate an audience of students and Parkmerced locals. Director John Calloway has been part of this program for 18 years and learned that music will constantly evolve through his students. He believes a genre ...

Students look up to a better economic future

October 30, 2017 News

SF State took part in the annual Up to Us competition, where students get to run a campaign on raising awareness about escalating national debt and how millennials can help to secure the economic future. This is the fifth year SF State has been a part of Up to Us.  The University is third in ...

Midnight Moods jazzes up the Depot

October 18, 2017 Life

SF State’s on-campus venue, The Depot, took a trip back in time to the early 20th century with a jazz trio who began in San Francisco four years ago, just looking to explore the world of music together. On Tuesday, The Midnight Moods, which is comprised of singer Jacqueline Corona, pianist Julian Shipp, and Base ...

Bring back the knowledge form banned books

October 11, 2017 Life News

Powerful texts that were forbidden to be taught and read in different educational institutions, including correctional facilities, were revisited by students and professors alike during Banned Book Week. The Richard Oakes Multicultural Center put on the Banned Book Week event that took place in the lobby of the Cesar Chavez Center on Sept. 28th. The ...

Professor rocks the saxophone

August 30, 2017 News

7 Mile House, with an iconic and historical landmark in Brisbane, California, has seen the gangs, the violence, the sports, the gambling and the generations of jazz musicians for 160 years. Every Sunday night at 7 Mile House, the band Dog House Jazz Jam rocks the floorboards with sounds of post-bop jazz from the 1950s ...