Drawn by Kirstie Haruta
The devastation of Typhoon Haiyan that occurred in the Philippines Nov. 8, killing nearly 4,000 people and rising, is rightly garnering massive media coverage.
In times of huge catastrophes, the framing and topics media choose to cover can dehumanize the severity of the
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] SF State alumnus, Amanda Ramirez, works on location in Mission Bay while working on set for a new TV show set in the bay area. Thursday Sept 19, 2013. Photo by Kate O'Neal / Xpress[/caption]
Amanda Ramirez, 26, watched a group of
The Depot is known for holding a variety of entertaining events in the Cesar Chavez Student Center. Here’s a few to check out this week.
Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013
Live performances by salty rock band, Hot Flash Heat Wave; dreamy pop music duo, Seatraffic; alternative rock
The crowd fell silent and gazed toward center stage as the pianist, Alex Chien, sat at the black grand piano. His fingers tapped the black and white keys and his head followed the melody of Franz Liszt's “Rhapsodie Espagnole."
At the end of his performance, he rose
Summer is coming to an end and it’s about that time to jump out of bed and chase down MUNI, crash that impacted class and wait in a winding line to purchase books. But it’s also time to get acclimated to school and take advantage
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024"] SF State graduate Leila Mzali will be traveling to Afghanistan to participate in a five-month internship with Skateistan, a a non-governmental organization used to help empower Afghan girls and street kids through skateboarding and education opportunities. Photo by Samantha Benedict /
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="782"] Photo courtesy of stepsistermovie.com[/caption]
While waiting to learn if he was accepted into the Cannes Film Festival, Joey Izzo received an unexpected email from the festival requesting more information. Having submitted his short film for a slot in the prestigious film festival that
Establishing an artistic medium for creative output is of utmost importance to artists. For Diatribe, a group composed of local female artists, they have found theirs.
“Technically, Diatribe means a forceful, bitter attack towards someone or something. We loved the term so much after Rubie, one
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="Nyssa Zinn installs her collage panoramic piece for the Masters of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition at the Fine Arts Gallery on campus, Friday, April 12, 2013. Photo by Gabriella Gamboa / Xpress"][/caption]
The professor sits in front of his art students and
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From an original spoken word piece dedicated to an ading (Tagalog for younger sibling), to a performance by an Internet sensation with over one million views on a single video, the Filipino American community showcased their talent in "Talentado," April 12, at SF
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="Ayden Bremner visits the opening of the Upcycling exhibition at SF State on Thursday, April 4, 2013. Upcycling features recycled fabrics and materials made into clothes and furniture. Photo by Samantha Benedict / Xpress"][/caption]
Tablecloths as dresses, wire hangers as a lighting
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="SF State alumnus Doron Fishman stands in his site-specific exhibition in the lobby of the 101 California Street building on Friday, March 29, 2013. Fishman's work is inspired by the architecture of the building and is created through the tools of
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="President Wong enjoys dinner at the San Francisco State University's alumni Hall of Fame dinner with his wife Phyllis Wong (left) and Dianne Fong-Torres (right) at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco, Friday, March 15, 2013. Photo by Erica Marquez
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="Students from Oakland High visit the Moment for Ink exhibit in the Fine Arts building at SF State on Thursday, March 7, 2013. Photo by Samantha Benedict / Xpress"][/caption]
Lucy Arai, 57, became enthralled with ink art while she was experimenting with
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="Chris Lopez and Shashana Markus dance together at SF State's Pride Prom in the Cesar Chavez building on Friday, March 1, 2013. Photo by Erica Marquez / Xpress"][/caption]
At 36, Vincent Mares was finally given the opportunity to participate in a tradition
Lately, I’ve been watching a show called "Catfish" on MTV. It has made me realize that our generation is obsessed with how we appear online in our social media profiles.
"Catfish" is a documentary series that helps two people who have met through social media meet in
A crowd of SF State administration and students adorned in colorful costumes stood in a circle cheering for President Leslie E. Wong, Feb. 22, as he danced at the center of Malcolm X Plaza. Seconds later, the beat of the music dropped and the SF State
SF State’s Decensae White was featured on ESPN’s SportsCenter’s Top 10 playlist for a shot he hit in the final seconds Friday night. White hit the game-winner from three quarters court against the #4 Cal Poly Pomona Broncos. The Gators defeated the Broncos 57–55 as
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="Student director Stephan McGrue huddles with Geoffrey Malveaux (center) and the rest of the cast during a rehearsal for "That Jones Gal" on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013. Photo by Samantha Benedict / Xpress"][/caption]
Stephan McGrue, 22, is making history by producing and
San Franciscans have the opportunity to view one of the world’s most acclaimed paintings at the de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park, featuring Johannes Vermeer’s masterpiece, "Girl with a Pearl Earring."
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="238" caption="Derek Mora, 21, talks to kids before taking them on