Foreign and American fashion: a form of expression

May 9, 2018 Life

Fashion can hold many meanings throughout different cultures. For students, it can be used as a way to create a daily identity and to express their very own brand of individuality. Americans constantly try to embrace the latest styles and cheapest trends to show to society. But through foreign eyes, style can be viewed as ...

Fashions of Coachella

April 18, 2018 Life

Coachella is the one festival music-lovers look forward to every year. With the great lineup for 2018, it’s bound to bring in thousands of people from all over the world. Even though Coachella is built around the amazing performances and popular artists, the fashion has evolved and has become a big part of its tradition. ...

Student choreographer debuts showcase

April 11, 2018 Life

The University Dance Theater show, “Mortals and Angels,” is a modern dance showcase choreographed by faculty and students of the company. The program consists of eight different performances, but on opening night only six were debuted at SF State. Out of the six, one was fully choreographed by modern dancer, SF State student Jessica DeFranco. ...

Anatomy of a suitcase: Spring Break

March 19, 2018 Life

Spring Break is a time to let loose and celebrate the end of midterms. But, the most important part of entering into this fun-filled vacation is the destination. Whether getting ready for a ski trip or a sandy beach on a different continent, it’s crucial to have all the necessities in order to experience a ...

Swapping tags

March 19, 2018 Life

The Fifth Annual Clothing Swap at SF State is an opportunity for students to get rid of old clothes, discover some new wardrobe pieces and be a part of a great cause. The Clothing Swap allows people to donate unwanted clothing without having to make the trip to thrift stores in the city, giving students ...

The fashions of Chinese New Year

February 28, 2018 News

Along with constant celebrations, such as big family dinners, parades, lighting firecrackers and handing out money in red envelopes during one of the most celebrated times of the year in Chinese culture, men and women dress in their most vibrant Chinese New Year garments to accentuate the beauty of this holiday. “The qipao is the ...

Low budget leads to trends

February 7, 2018 Life

For college students, shopping for clothing isn’t always an ideal choice — especially when money is tight. In San Francisco, there are hundreds of trendy boutiques and clothing stores with the latest apparel and styles that are both pleasing, but expensive. The Bay Area is a place for people to express their individuality through unique ...

Snotgirl: behind the green hair

January 31, 2018 Opinion

“Snotgirl” is a funny, yet bold comic that highlights adolescence and sparks a new carefree attitude in comic book writing. Written by Bryan Lee O’Malley, the author of the cult favorite, “Scott Pilgrim vs. The World,” attracts its readers with its vivid colors, anime-like drawings and a storyline that keeps you guessing. The intrigue begins ...