SF State hosts first Accessible Adventure Day

April 16, 2014 News

Students and faculty got a chance to experience some of their favorite recreational activities in a different way yesterday, at SF State’s first Accessible Adventure Day. Alfredo Andrade, a kinseology major, gets a hands on experience on what it’s like to be a wheelchair-user while playing accessible bowling on the lawn at Malcom X Plaza ...

Historic graphic novels bring professor’s lesson plan to life

March 29, 2014 News 2 Comments

History and comic books may seem like an unlikely pair; that’s why history professor Trevor Getz prefers the term “scholarly graphic novel” to define his work so far. Getz takes areas of study he describes as “flattened” for a textbook and gives them layers. The reader is no longer limited to interpreting the material through ...

Nursing undergrads head to Peru, bringing medical supplies and aid

March 18, 2014 News

Growing up in India, SF State nursing student Sudha Saravanan witnessed a need for medical aid — and a shortage of people who could give it. After immigrating to the United States 17 years ago Saravanan decided to pursue a career in nursing, ignoring the dissenting voices of her friends and husband who doubted the profession ...

SFMTA may cut stops from the 28 line

March 6, 2014 News

Sophomore Kinesology major Rodney Torres boards a 28 bus at the bus stop at the top of campus on 19th Avenue heading toward Fort Mason Monday, March 10. Photo by Tony Santos / Xpress The SFMTA is making changes to the 28 and 28L bus lines, which they hope will increase speed and efficiency. Some ...

GreenHouse playwriting program wins $10,000 grant

February 25, 2014 News

SF State’s GreenHouse Playwriting program received a $10,000 grant that will give five MFA students their first step into the professional world of theatre. GreenHouse is an independent theatre production program run by SF State playwriting undergraduate and graduate students as well as faculty from both the creative writing and theatre arts departments. GreenHouse will ...

Vista Room opens doors for spring semester

February 15, 2014 News

[set_id=72157641031239624] Food aficionados can rejoice Feb. 11 at the reopening of SF State’s only fine dining establishment, the Vista Room. The Vista Room, located on the top floor of Burk Hall, is an escape from SF State’s usual grub spots. The restaurant has soft lighting, polished silverware that is replaced after each course and tables ...

New Recreation Wellness Center headed for SF State in 2018

February 4, 2014 News 1 Comment

Provided by Pam Su SF State is on its way to becoming one of the many California State Universities with a full-service recreation center by 2018. Students have financed the Recreation Wellness Center’s planning, design and future construction since Fall 2012 through a $90 fee included in their tuition each semester. Once the complex opens, ...