19 Nov 2013

Typhoon Haiyan media coverage dehumanizes severity of disaster

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

24 Sep 2013

Cinema grad preps costumes for Fruitvale Station film

[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

10 Sep 2013

The Depot showcases weekly events

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.  “Live Music” Wednesday, Sept. 11,

10 Sep 2013

15-year-old pianist wins first in SF State professor’s competition

[set_id=72157635468719399] 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

26 Aug 2013

Back to school shows to see in August and September

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

27 May 2013

Graduate to empower Afghan kids through skateboarding

[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

15 May 2013

Cannes Festival showcases SF State film graduate’s work

[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

09 May 2013

Diatribe advances legacy of female artists

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

18 Apr 2013

MFA Thesis Exhibition spotlights students' unique art

[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.

14 Apr 2013

PACE promotes Filipino performing artists with 'Talentado'

[gallery link="file" order="DESC"] 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

10 Apr 2013

UpCycling exhibition displays waste transformed into art

[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

02 Apr 2013

SF State alum forges innovative art form

[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

19 Mar 2013

Alumni Hall of Fame at SF State honors graduates' major accomplishments

[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

14 Mar 2013

SF State showcases Asian inspired gallery, 'The Moment for Ink'

[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

05 Mar 2013

SF State Pride Prom provides LGBTQ community with party on campus

[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

03 Mar 2013

'Catfishing' can cause harmful obsessions

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”

27 Feb 2013

President Wong's Harlem Shake appearance makes impression on SF State

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

23 Feb 2013

SF State's Decensae White featured on ESPN after Friday night victory

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

13 Feb 2013

Student director adapts pivotal film to SF State stage

[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,

08 Feb 2013

'The Dutch Mona Lisa' graces SF with American tour opening

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