19 Dec 2014

Get your winter started off right with some local holiday fun

SF State experiences a severe drop in population during the winter when everyone goes home for winter break. But if you’ve got job obligations, decided to take winter classes, or

The SF State University Chorus performing in the 13th annual Harvest Concert at Lakeside Church Friday Nov. 14, 2014. Martin Bustamante/Xpress.
16 Nov 2014

Harvest Concert showcases SF State choruses’ semester-long training

Amid winter colds and midterms, four SF State vocal groups have trained all semester for a harvest concert where they performed their skills for charity. The concert at Lakeside Presbyterian Church last Thursday featured four vocal groups:

11 Nov 2014

Loss of only lesbian bar in San Francisco defines the diminishing queer culture

San Francisco’s queer community is shrinking rapidly and it represents the fast death of the city’s culture. The Lexington Club in the Mission is the city’s only lesbian bar and

Phil Shaheen of the Tijuana Panthers performs at The Depot on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014.
01 Nov 2014

Local musicians keep it creepy at The Depot

The Depot flooded with excited fans during their 3-band show the day before Halloween. The lineup included The She’s, Banshee Boardwalk and Tijuana Panthers. All three groups pulled an impressive

26 Oct 2014

Campus offers a portal to the past with a collection of decades old items

A new exhibit is bringing a hidden timeline of artifacts from SF State’s performance history to J. Paul Leonard Library this October. The exhibit, titled That’s Entertainment, runs from Oct.

Eva Treadway plays with her band, Big Range and the Rangers at The Depot on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. Lorisa Salvatin / Xpress.
19 Oct 2014

Music and Giants fans celebrate together at the Depot

Fans merged last Thursday night when students celebrating the Giants win blended with concertgoers enjoying a four-band show at The Depot. The room took an hour to fill up completely

15 Oct 2014

The CSU system promise to install more gender-neutral bathrooms

This month, University of California President Janet Napolitano pledged to make several single-stall bathrooms gender-neutral on all ten UC campuses in an attempt to make the campus more LGBTQ friendly.

Sweethearts Kingston Faraday and Amaryllis DeJesus Moleski, both actors in the film "Black is Blue," attend Queer Shorts, a screening of SF State faculty and alumni films on Thursday, October 9, 2014, in the Coppola Theater.
14 Oct 2014

LGBTQ short films honor the strength in coming out

SF State faculty and alumni received heartfelt gratitude from the audience after showcasing their short LGBTQ films during a screening in honor of National Coming Out Day. “Queer Shorts” was

SF State music professor Victoria Neve stands to take a bow after playing a musical sonata from the de Bellis Collection on the Clementi fortepiano in the J. Paul Leonard Library Friday, Sept. 26, 2014.
28 Sep 2014

Music professor wows crowd with sonatas performed on piano made for original compositions

Dr. Victoria Neve was new to the sonatas she performed at a recital this Friday, but her performance did not feel novice when she began to play the keys of

Neda Atanasoski, a professor of femenist studies at UCSC, gives a lecture on life after the war for people living in Bosnia and Herzegovina Thursday, September 18, 2014. Her talk is part of an ongoing series of lectures being held by the women gender studies department. Lectures are held every Thursday at 12:30 in room 108 in the Humanities building. Helen Tinna / Xpress.
21 Sep 2014

UC professor shares insight into intersectional feminism in continuing lecture series

A UC Santa Cruz professor relayed concepts of racialized imperialism as she delivered her insight into issues of humanitarian wars and feminism during the third part of an on-campus lecture

Eric Alban 23-years-old an Alumni of SF State performs at Strung Out at The Depot in the lower conference level of the Cesar Chavez Student Center from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014.
12 Sep 2014

Depot’s ‘Strung Out’ leaves students in peaceful state after weeks of school work

The Depot gave students a stage to flex their musical talent this Thursday at Strung Out, one of the venue’s mixed-artist shows this month. The Sept. 11 show catered to

Dot Vom plays to a full house at The Depot's Live Music event Friday night, Sept. 4, 2014.
06 Sep 2014

The Depot welcomes Trails and Ways, dot Vom, Bobey and Two Kings to the stage

The Depot is nestled next to the campus pub in a lower-level nook of the Cesar Chavez Student Center. The location tucked away enough to avoid immediate overcrowding, but the

Taylor Michele Cottingim sings and plays guitar during The Depot's Open Mic Night on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Ryan Leibrich / Xpress
01 Sep 2014

The Depot kicks off the semester with musical performances, game nights and more

With the pressure of September academic demands settling in thick, new students will be pleased to find free, convenient fun just under their feet on campus. The Depot, as some

16 Jul 2014

DNA Lounge’s Battle of the Bands nears finale with fresh sounds, debut of alumni band RonDre

DNA Lounge’s summer Battle of the Bands series continued Sunday night with a lively seven-piece ska group, Day Labor, that juiced up the crowd the minute they filtered in the