SF State student excited about her first album release

December 7, 2017 Life

Growing up in a household filled with musicians, SF state communication major Quyne Vu was bound to pick up the music gene. Her mother, Theresa Nguyen, sings and plays the piano, her father, Anthony Vu plays the guitar and her brother, Ken Joseph Vu enjoys playing the drums. “We all have our main instrument but ...

Experimental college makes its second go around

November 13, 2017 News

The Experimental College is being restarted within the political science department this fall semester with four courses being taught by students. This pilot revival program was inspired by the college’s first run at SF State back in 1968, where students designed courses that they wanted to be taught and formed an untraditional way of teaching. ...

SF State soccer player creates short film

October 24, 2017 Life 1 Comment

Beles, the prickly fruit and summer favorite in the horn of the African country Eritrea, can withstand droughts and blossom in various types of land structures, mimicking the uniqueness of SF State’s cinema major, Sam Gebremiche. Gebremiche, who also plays right wing for the soccer team, went back to his homeland Eritrea last summer to ...

Diversity in media matters

September 27, 2017 Opinion

As a ‘90s kid, I grew up watching the Walt Disney channel. My favorite show, which was set in San Francisco, was “That’s So Raven.” It resonated with me because she was one of the few actresses on my favorite network that looked like me. Her character was funny, smart, goofy, crazy and addressed topics ...

The vegan student experience

September 16, 2017 Life

Swapping out bacon, burgers, and cheese for other sources of protein like tofu and nuts tends to raise a few eyebrows. Several SF State students who have adopted a vegan lifestyle have dealt with the uncomfortable conversations when explaining their choice to change their diet. Senior Maycee Pogue, an environmental studies major, lives in an ...