Every thing was going well for Annette Rivera until she experienced a bipolar onset in her early twenties that led her to self-medicate and lose sight of her future, she said.
Rivera was born in the Bronx but spent most of her young life in Omaha, Nebraska. Eventually she made
Standing at 6 feet and 3 inches tall, Cory Davis is a right-handed pitcher for the SF State men’s baseball team. Davis is 23 years old, loves baseball and country music and is also recognized as a record-breaking athlete.
Davis saved his 17th game after the
San Francisco is a place of opportunity. While some move here to start a business, others move for the plentiful jobs this metropolis has to offer. The opportunity to live out the American dream of starting something new and different should never be shamed, nor
My generation does not define me, nor does it hold truths for who I am and what I stand. Every time I have browsed through the Internet in the past few months, I have come upon a study, article or explanation of why my generation is the most stupid,
Sitting in my bed staring at the wilting flowers I bought for myself on Valentine's Day, I realized I recently started dating myself and I really, really love me. Knowing this now, I see how many great things happen when you're single. Don’t get me wrong, everyone loves to
In the dimly lit bar, couples secluded themselves into tables nestled against the wall while others crowded the dance floor, eagerly awaiting the curtain to rise on stage.
Miss Lightning, a band started by SF State student Dominique Gomez and four close friends, began their residency
I don't know why sitting around my living room table with a glass of wine prompted a discussion of organ donations on a Thursday night, but telling my roommates I wasn't a donor shocked them. I could not give them a clear reason as to how or why I
After months of practice, edits and rewrites, theater students will premiere student-written plays at their annual Fringe Goes Long event.
Beginning three years ago, Fringe Goes Long was created as a program for the theater arts community. Full-length plays are edited throughout the semester and performed in
I’ve never had the privilege to receive tips for good service. I’ve worked in retail since I turned 18 and I've never understood why people who work in the food industry complain about a slow night. Most restaurant employees that I know get paid an
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="600"] Landa Williams, senior majoring in liberal studies, takes notes as Randy Borman speaks to a crowd after viewing the documentary "Oil & Water" in Richard Oakes Multicultural Center Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014. Martin Bustamante/Xpress.[/caption]
Students crammed together and others settled on the tile
Mass hysteria over Ebola has spread faster than the virus itself here in the United States.
Although Ebola is a serious issue in Africa and surrounding countries where the virus has destroyed communities, the United States has continued to stay relatively unaffected.
There has been only one
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="600"] Element performs with his crew at The Depot on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2014. Lorisa Salvatin/Xpress.[/caption]
The Depot created quite a stir at SF State as quick-spitted words and deep beats echoed through the Cesar Chavez Student Center from a group of up-and-coming Bay
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="600"][media-credit id=188 align="alignright" width="600"][/media-credit] Lo Prentiss, playing Jean, and Jacob Hsieh, playing Dwight interect during "Dead Man's Cellphone", a comedy by Sarah Ruhl, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 in the Little Theater. Ryan Leibrich/Xpress.[/caption]A quiet café is where it all went down. A
More than 50 years after the creation of the nation’s first ever graduate program for teaching English as a second language, SF State welcomed back alumni of the curriculum to campus last week.
The Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages program
Have you thought about how great sex is lately? Honestly, take a minute. Sex is normal and something you think about every day.
But there’s a huge difference between thinking about sex and actually doing it. A better thought would be, “How often do college students
On the screen, a drag queen pranced through a crowd onto the stage at El Rio, a neighborhood bar in San Francisco, and demanded people to get off her stage before the show started. This was a scene from “Heklina,” the documentary short produced by
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="600"][media-credit id=188 align="alignright" width="600"][/media-credit] Xavier Galinro and Don Allen Stevenson III, actor and director of the film "Change," celebrate their Jury Award and being selected as Campus Finalists at Campus MovieFest SF State on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, in Jack Adams Hall
“One Man Show” tells the story of a hopeful playwright’s dream gone wrong -- a story an SF State alumni turned into their debut film with a small budget and a devoted team.
Director Matthew Cassani and Assistant Director Sterling Cook are graduates of the cinema
The world’s largest student film festival, Campus MovieFest (CMF), is returning for it’s eighth year at SF State. In a flurry of five-minute short videos, the faces behind the cameras and the man running the show have gone unnoticed.
Ty Besh, the West Coast promotions manager
Blake Cianciarulo never dreamed of working in theater when he was little. His dream began in high school when the drama teacher approached the track team for some help moving a set into the theater for a musical they were rehearsing. But Cianciarulo, now 20
On a campus strewn with art on lawns, in trees and even in the form of crocheted bikes, many SF State students are still unaware of the three art galleries available to view, free of charge.
Liza Boozer, a former student and artist, knows this all