09 May 2018

Hearing is believing

Sometimes the removal of sight can provide a glimpse into a misunderstood world. Danny Vang sure thinks so. Vang, a social work major who is partially blind, wanted to introduce an

29 Mar 2018

SF State appoints new athletic director

SF State has found its new athletic director, and she comes with Gator ties. Stephanie Shrieve-Hawkins was officially announced as athletic director on Thursday, March 29. Shrieve-Hawkins’ most recent position

28 Mar 2018

Op-Ed: UConn women keep winning without spotlight

Any college basketball team that reaches 11 straight Final Fours is obviously going to be plastered all over every news site, right? That’d be the case if the University of

15 Mar 2018

Welch provides the juice

SF State’s wrestling team discovered that for them, positivity and success go hand-in-hand. After a dismal 2017 season in which no Gator was a national qualifier, 2018 was a bounce-back campaign.

07 Mar 2018

Puck is life

The hour hand and minute hand meet at the apex of the clock. It’s another 12 o’clock practice. 12 a.m., that is. For SF State’s ice hockey club, this is

21 Feb 2018

Started from the mat, now we’re here

What a difference a few months can make. After being unsure of the state of their wrestling team coming into 2018, SF State wrestlers are capitalizing on a revitalized program.

15 Feb 2018

Scripts and soundscapes

As someone who doesn’t watch many movies, I couldn’t give the most informed answer as to how diverse and meaningful soundtracks are to films. What I do know is that

24 Jan 2018

Gators softball? Anything but soft

Change can be scary, but for SF State softball, change is nothing new. After finishing no higher than 6th place in the California Collegiate Athletic Association in the past three

13 Dec 2017

Black Lives Chatter

“When we say black, what does that mean?” Jarrel Phillips, artist and curator, asked himself that question in order to assemble his latest exhibit. “I Am San Francisco: Black Past

12 Dec 2017

Black lives chatter

“When we say black, what does that mean?” Jarrel Phillips, artist and curator, asked himself that question in order to assemble his latest exhibit. “I Am San Francisco: Black Past

07 Dec 2017

29th annual World AIDS Day serves as learning experience and healing process for SF State family

Friday, Dec. 1 marked the 29th annual World AIDS Day, which SF State has taken part in to commemorate those affected by HIV and AIDS. SF State students and staff

07 Dec 2017

SF State design students contribute their work to local organizations

SF State interior design students capitalized on an opportunity to create artwork for more than self expression and public admiration. The University chapter of ASID, the American Society of Interior

29 Nov 2017

Local artists share passions in pursuit of building community

One of Merriam-Webster’s definitions for the word “collective” is “involving all members of a group as distinct from its individuals.” There may as well be a picture of Macro Waves

15 Nov 2017

Seeing an artist early on may be the best time to do so

I attended my first concert in 2011, and I’ve been hooked ever since. It was a Big Sean show at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco during his “I Am

09 Nov 2017

Distortion and fuzz cause a buzz

Reverb and delay pave the way for the latest exhibit at the SF State Design Gallery, located on the first floor of the Fine Arts building. Pedal Culture held its

24 Oct 2017

Local artist collective spotlights importance of mental health

Mental health and the excessive use of technology are discussed in the latest exhibit at SF State’s  Associated Students’ art gallery. Macro Waves, an artist collective based in Oakland, held

17 Oct 2017

Mumble rap or crumbling rap?

I once protected hip hop’s values –– I was the one championing supreme lyricism. My favorite rapper is Lupe Fiasco, so if anyone wasn’t in that same wordplay stratosphere, I

16 Oct 2017

Two SF State students put together an art showcase to strengthen community

Art and activism were prevalent at a SF State student-curated show in the Mission District. Jules Retzlaff, a cinema major, and Lilith King-Smithson, an Africana studies and multimedia double major,

28 Sep 2017

Archival upheaval: Artists showcase how they choose to document history

Professional artists are displaying various ways of documenting history at SF State’s latest exhibit in the Fine Arts Gallery, “Recollected: Photography and the Archive.” The artwork, a mixture of photography

18 Sep 2017

Art transcends hate

SF State art students and professors
speak out against hate without saying a word

12 Sep 2017

Gallery hosts queer conceptual art show

“Queer Virality” held its opening reception in the Associated Students Inc. art gallery on Friday, Sept. 8, which displayed conceptual art from several different artists. Renae Moua, the show’s curator,