Every Monday since the beginning of April, a unique group of women have transformed piles of slightly damaged tablecloths into handmade totes with the hopes that their needlework and stitchery could create a sense of entrepreneurial independence when they are released from the San Francisco County
On the fourth floor of Burk Hall, 18 apparel design students meticulously cut, stitched and sewed together clothing in preparation for the runway show where their pieces will come to life one last time before graduation day.
The anticipated moment will take place at the Runway 2015:
While filming the award-winning documentary "Peace Officer" in 2012, SF State alumni Scott Christopherson and Reeny McCauley did not realize the social issue they were highlighting would coincide with the Ferguson unrest that incited the nation.
Christopherson, the director of the film, and McCauley, the film's editor, met in the same
Assistant professor of music Christine Brandes' pursuit for a career in classical music started in a small church in rural Ohio where she was raised but has led to her perform at the nation's most renowned orchestras and symphonies.
The tick of the clock pierced the vocal studio in
Graduation day is often a time for parents to rejoice that their plan of putting their child through school has finally come to fruition. For me, college has always been my plan, and I have thoughtfully envisioned walking across that commencement stage since I was old enough to understand what having
Colia Lafayette Clark, a leader in the fight to gain voter rights for African-Americans in Selma, Alabama, shared her first-hand experiences at SF State as part of a national tour to discuss the movement on March 10.
While speaking with students during the event, which fell on the
The Star of David necklace has become a second skin for 19-year-old Jacob Mandel, who wears his jewelry proudly but subtly underneath his striped, button-up shirt. The Jewish student began his education at SF State before it was recently named one of the top anti-Semitic schools in
After an interest in nursing dissipated and classes for health education were impacted, Mayette Delos Santos defaulted to an unsure educational path in business, a major that prepared her for a career at major online boutique Tobi.
The California-based startup has offices in the Bay Area and Los Angeles and serves
One little boy’s dream to fight crime as his favorite superhero transformed San Francisco into Gotham City for a day and is now the inspiration for a major motion picture starring and backed by Julia Roberts.
The vision for the upcoming film stemmed from cancer survivor
As artist Michael Arcega sorted through a mountain of disordered garbage and inhaled massive amounts of dust, he kept only the most sentimental items: a framed photo of a wide-eyed dog, a fully packaged Matrix VHS tape and an obscene amount of unopened wine bottles. While these items were once considered too mundane
While in a penitentiary in Peru, a group of women meticulously embroidered hints of their rich culture into trendy clutches and backpacks. With the help of an SF State alumna, the produced goods now serve as building blocks for their prosperous future.
Amanda Smiles began her
Like many women, I’ve had my fair share of uncomfortable catcalling, whistling and inappropriate heckling while trying to engage in daily activities.
While not every man who opens his mouth on the street has a sexual agenda, I have encountered all types of men--from 18-year-old boys walking home
Layla Fanucci stood on the foot of her couch contemplating the big, blank space that resided on her living room wall. The inability to find an art piece lively enough to fill the space is what led the former music teacher to quit teaching music