Off Top Tuesday, where depression, drugs and history mix

October 18, 2018 Latest Life

From sex, depression, drugs and heritage, no topic was left undiscussed at The Depot last night. Going off of words in a mystery envelope or vibing off the rapper next to them, performers were rapping bar after bar with barely any hesitation. Aspiring student rappers, along with performers Shino Smoke and Chhoti Maa, switched off ...

SF State students take on the role of filmmakers

October 16, 2018 Life

The traveling student film festival, Campus Movie Fest, came to SF State on Oct. 2 for students to compete in a short film festival. Equipped with Panasonic Lumix video cameras, Sennheiser MKE 600 and 400 shotgun microphones, headphones, laptops and Adobe Creative Cloud software. Students had one week to make a short film. “I gotta ...

Campus Movie Fest rolls out the red carpet

October 11, 2018 Life News

The red carpet rolls out for the student filmmakers of SF State at the Jack Adams Hall. Celebrating it’s 10th year with the school, Campus Movie Fest allows and assists students in making a short film in a week. Open to friends, family and crew of the filmmakers, a reception for all will be held ...

Movements behind Ford allegations

October 10, 2018 Latest Multimedia News

The movement #Metoo, took the internet by storm with victims of sexual assault taking a stand against their perpetrators and standing in solidarity together. The movement started by Tarana Burke sparked when Alyssa Milano, Rose McGowan, Gwyneth Paltrow and over 20 more women accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault. Similarly to #MeToo, a series of ...

Musicians meditate to diminish stage fright and examine their sixth sense

September 20, 2018 Life

Feet planted on the floor, spines straightened and supported, hands relaxed and eyes closed as the first meditation of the Mindfulness for Musicians lecture took place in Knuth Hall. Stage fright, creative blocks, performance injuries, and critique of practices and performances are only a few of the anxiety-ridden obstacles that could interfere with a musician’s ...

Music City’s show at The Depot gets political

September 19, 2018 Life

“Fuck borders, fuck ICE, keep families together,” a student sang during her set Thursday night at The Depot’s event with Music City.  Combing today’s political climate with music, student Mae Powell said she wanted to avoid getting political in her music ever since Donald Trump was elected president because music was her escape. But that ...

Laugh the stress away at The Depot

September 11, 2018 Life

When due dates for assignments start to pile up and interfere with work schedules, stress for students can escalate quickly. Some students turn to comedy, whether it’s unwinding after class at one of The Depot’s comedy nights or watching their favorite comedians at home. Either by making people laugh or sitting back and laughing, some ...

Comedy night gets underway at The Depot

September 7, 2018 Life News

Moonwalking hosts, jokes about depression and no sun –– it was all part of the fun at The Depot’s first comedy night of the fall semester, held on Wednesday from 6-9 p.m. With sign-ups starting at 5:30 p.m., the open mic event presented 28 SF State student comedians. In addition to jokes about their depression ...