Unfortunately, Halloween is no stranger to culturally misappropriated and wildly offensive costumes (queue Native American headdresses, blackface and poking fun at celebrity scandals), but the recently surfaced slew of Ray Rice Halloween costumes expose new truths about how insensitive and misinformed we are as a
It’s hard enough to roll out of bed to make an 8 a.m. class. For the 88 percent of SF State students who live off campus, the struggle is even more real. Many students must rely on the questionably steadfast steeds known as Muni and
Outside Lands took over Golden Gate Park last weekend, displaying a diverse range of acts such as Arctic Monkeys, Macklemore, Tiesto and Tegan and Sara, leaving our feet sore and our throats hoarse—but also an environmental impact on Golden Gate Park.
The music festival, now in
San Franciscans have a multi-faceted arsenal of rain gear and are well-versed in the concept of bundling up when the fog rolls in. But they are a bit thrown off when the sun comes out.
Unlike most cities where it is hot in the summer and
Leather, lace, cotton, chiffon and everything in between graced the runway at the San Francisco Design Center as apparel design students showcased their designs.
Runway 2014: Provoke, the 20th annual fashion show, was put on by the Fashion Network Association and SF State's apparel design and merchandising
Ride your bike to work, drink out of a reusable water bottle, learn the difference between compost and landfill and don’t forget your ripped jeans because this year, bottles and cans are not the only thing students can recycle for Earth Day.
The bottom level of
Many students may remember it as a makeshift library, but pulsating lights, pounding bass and a crowd of twerking college students have replaced tables, bookcases and computers in the high ceilinged, warehouse-like structure on the west end of campus. The annex, a place that was
San Franpsycho, the brainchild of Andy Olive and Christian Routzen, was first born into the culture of riding waves. The clothing brand is now making waves throughout the city and beyond.
[caption id="attachment_58139" align="alignnone" width="640"] Tyler Blomstrom silk-screens an apron at the San Franpsycho retail store
[caption id="attachment_57551" align="alignnone" width="540"] Nchimunya Milambo and Torii Martin wait backstage at the Pan African Fashion Show in Jack Adams Hall Tuesday, March 18. Photo by Rachel Aston / Xpress[/caption]
Tuesday, March 18, the Black Student Union deconstructed stereotypes to reconstruct African culture through their annual
Monica Arana, senior, drapes cloth on a mannequin for one of her designs Tuesday, March 18, 2014. The clothes will be modeled at the Provoke Spring Fashion Show May 1. Photo by Ryan Leibrich / Xpress
As children of the '90s, we were all awe-inspired
In our society, frivolous social networks seem to be a more pressing concept than social unrest and the average young adult can probably give you a longer list of celebrities who have been to rehab than Pulitzer Prize winners. It’s safe to say our priorities
Performing chamber music is not an easy task. There is no conductor to guide each performer. There are no flashing, colored lights or visualizers to distract the audience. The artists must rely solely on the coalescence of their sound and active audience participation to ensure that the
Excited voices and laughter reverberated off of the walls and ceilings of Jack Adams Hall. The aromatic scent of Chinese food wafted through the room and each table was covered in a bright red tablecloth and scattered with colorful confetti and Chinese candy. A feeling of
Volunteers from the Ma-Tsu Temple move part of their parade procession Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014. Photo by Ryan Leibrich / Xpress
Chinese New Year, also called the Lunar New Year, is the longest festival of the Chinese calendar. It has been celebrated in Chinese cultures
We've heard it all: Valentine's Day is a commercial holiday, a Hallmark holiday, a day created by greeting card and chocolate companies to celebrate something that really should be manifested all year long.
It has suffered the same fate as Christmas; a day buried beneath so
On Wednesday afternoon, while most students were in class, Knuth Hall reverberated with the sound of classical music, as violinist Jassen Todorov and pianist Adrian Borcea performed several of Mozart's sonatas.
The room erupted in applause as Todorov and Borcea walked onto the low, wooden stage
A crowd of students waited for the first guitar riff of the semester to fill up The Depot’s tight corners this past Wednesday night. The room transformed into a showcase of unique soundscapes, blending the chatter of the audience with live music, heavily dominated by