02 Sep 2012

VIDEO: "A Pinoy Midsummer" recreates Shakespeare comedy with Filipino twist

The dry percussive sounds of the kulintang punctuated every graceful leap and sweeping movement as Hermia tried to escape from the unyielding clutch of Demetrius. At Bindlestiff Studio on Sixth

19 May 2012

PHOTOS: SF State commencement ceremony May 2012

SF State students, staff and alumni celebrated the 111th annual commencement ceremony today in Cox Stadium from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Check out our photo gallery of the event and

16 May 2012

Forkin' Frisco: Adventurous dining options in Bernal Heights

Perched at the top of a steep incline, this quaint little neighborhood doesn’t get a lot of foot traffic, which adds to the pleasantly relaxing vibe that permeates Cortland Street,

15 May 2012

10 delicious San Francisco dining options after graduation

As we go on we remember all the times we ate together. It’s time to treat yourself and eat away the stress accumulated over the last semester. What better way

07 May 2012

Forkin' Frisco: Discovering a quaint mix of restaurants in Pacific Heights

This quiet residential neighborhood packs in a lot more personality than what is expected from an upper class neighborhood. From the colorful shops and boutiques that inhabit Fillmore Street to

29 Apr 2012

Forkin' Frisco: Exploring diverse eateries in the Castro

This often bustling neighborhood, one of the most prominent symbols of LGBT activism nationwide, offers a trendy personality that’s apparent in its array of clothing stores and outdoor cafes. From

20 Apr 2012

Forkin' Frisco: Cuisine choices at Union Square are anything but square

There are two words that come to mind when describing the food scene in the city’s bustling Union Square: tourist traps. Amidst the plethora of seemingly promising restaurants that line

16 Apr 2012

Forkin' Frisco: Great grub on-the-go at San Francisco food trucks

Though San Francisco’s food trucks are having an increasingly difficult time nabbing street spots, these street-food vendors are finding innovative ways to reach out to diners. Whether on their own

09 Apr 2012

Forkin' Frisco: Guide to eating at SF State

For students who just don’t have the time to venture out into the city, there are plenty of tasty options on campus to indulge in at a fairly cheap price.

04 Apr 2012

SF State graduate Nicole Maxali leads acting workshop "SoulWork"

Tucked away in the SoMa District lies a studio where you’re encouraged to speak in gibberish, perform wacky gestures and even project the alphabet with otherworldly intonations. In Nicole Maxali’s

02 Apr 2012

Forkin' Frisco: Don't let appearances fool you in the Excelsior

SWEET TOOTOH Pacitas Salvadorian Bakery 10 Persia Ave. There’s nothing better than a lightly sweetened pan dulce to indulge in during an afternoon break. This mom-and-pop bakery churns up delicious,

27 Mar 2012

Forkin' Frisco: Cole Valley may be small in size, but not in flavor

Cole Valley may not be the most bustling tourist attraction, and it doesn’t try to be. This tight-knit community is a diverse range of mom-and-pop restaurants and shops, minus the

07 Mar 2012

VIDEO: Square Meals in Russian Hill prepares healthy options for hurried diners

Run by chefs who stress the importance of using organic, local and seasonal ingredients, this place is perfect for picking up freshly-prepared food to take home. It’s an ever-changing menu,

07 Mar 2012

Forkin' Frisco: Charming eateries in Russian Hill

Stairways and alleys etch paths through Russian Hill, leading to isolated pockets of local businesses and quaint restaurants. From the meandering Lombard Street to the local shopping haven, Polk Street,

28 Feb 2012

An SF State student's solution to stuttering

I quietly applauded myself after I successfully finished a presentation in front of my Community: Changes and Development class last semester without having to use the word “community.” I had

28 Feb 2012

Forkin' Frisco: Looking up the outskirts of Nob Hill

Forkin’ Nob Hill At its core, Nob Hill is one of the swankiest neighborhoods in the city. It’s home to luxury hotels, high-rises and, of course, upscale restaurants. Though Nob

22 Feb 2012

Student-run blog Techibeats promotes electronic music scene to college demographic

When Richard Zona created a music blog as an assignment for his elective blogging class, he didn’t expect for it to turn into a corporation that now spans across the

20 Feb 2012

Forkin' Frisco: Exploring rich flavors in Noe Valley

Noe Valley’s clean-cut image and wide variety of bistros and coffee shops make this neighborhood a quiet and quaint haven away from the hustle of the city. With Victorian homes

14 Feb 2012

Forkin' Frisco: The long-standing culinary culture of Japantown

Though it only consists of six square blocks, Japantown packs in a bevy of pan-Asian cuisine offerings. Its nuanced food scene reflects a deeply embedded culture that’s influenced by its

13 Feb 2012

SF State's downtown campus hosts Social Media Week events

This week is a big one for social media. From hashtags and mentions, to likes and follows, human interactions have been heavily influenced by the likes of Twitter and Facebook. The

06 Feb 2012

Forkin' Frisco: Diversity on display in Western Addition eateries

What’s arguably one of the city’s most demographically mixed neighborhoods, the Western Addition has become a go-to spot for its food and nightlife. From the jazz-influenced history of the Fillmore

31 Jan 2012

Ice Cream Bar in Cole Valley serves up vintage treats

With an authentic soda fountain nicknamed Dandelion and 1930s jazz and swing playing in the background , the recently opened Ice Cream Bar provides a distinct, vintage offering of house-made sodas

31 Jan 2012

Forkin' Frisco: Distinctive dining in Bayview-Hunters Point

This district’s high rates of poverty and crime often overshadow its largely underrated food scene. Nevertheless, the Bayview-Hunters Point District contains a food oasis of distinct, homey soul food that’s

23 Jan 2012

Forkin' Frisco: Rediscovering Chinatown

Forkin’ Chinatown Part visitor-pleasing tourist attraction and part mystic enclave, Chinatown is one of the densest and culturally distinct neighborhoods in the city. By weaving between locals in the neighborhood’s