As Amy Farah Weiss walked her candy apple red bicycle in front of the steps of City Hall, the Bay Area native handed out voter registration sheets from the basket of her cruiser on a windy day in May.
She paused to chat with local activists Andy Blue
An Xpress editor wrote an opinion piece April 1, supporting Leap, a new transit option launched in San Francisco with the goal of providing a better public transportation experience. Leap is a luxury bus service that follows a Muni route to and from the Marina
A cast-off department finally found a home over winter break, while a thriving program upgraded its space in the first of many changes coming to the College of Liberal and Creative Arts.
The anthropology department, which has been in a state of flux since its merger
Psychedelic sounds reverberated through the air Thursday night as student passersby were drawn to Malcolm X Plaza where a musical trio spontaneously started to jam.
The unnamed group, comprised of freshman Alec Kersenboom, freshman Andrew Harley and junior Trevor Ramirez, played improvised psychedelic jam rock reminiscent of the
Fire fighters responded to a fire alarm at the Mary Park Hall dorms at approximately 1:50 p.m. Tuesday.
No fire was detected and the building was not evacuated, according to Battalion Chief Lorrie Kalos.
"Someone smelled burning food but there ended up not being a fire," Kalos
Regardless of their affiliation, a black bloc activist's purpose is the same; participate in acts of vandalism, build barricades, agitate other protestors to create in-fighting and create general disorientation. Typically aligned with the political ideology of anarchism, they can be an individual or part of a group.
This form of
Protesters moved towards north Oakland and were able to block traffic for a second time Tuesday on I-580 near 34th Street by climbing up an embankment.
Once police were able to clear the group from the freeway, protesters continued to the intersection of West MacArthur Boulevard
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="330"] Elisabeth Perez holds up a sign at the protest that reads "Justice For Michael Brown, Black Lives Matter." Protests broke out in the streets of downtown Oakland at Broadway in response to the grand jury’s decision not to indict Officer Darren
Dance students celebrated Thursday upon notification that the conversion of the dance studio in the Fine Arts Building room 203 would be postponed until the Fall 2015 semester.
Daniel Bernardi, interim dean of the college of liberal and creative arts, informed the program in an email to
This is the first in a series of vignettes profiling students and the spaces they are going to lose as a part of the consolidation of the College of Liberal and Creative Arts. Matthew McKines is a dance student who has taken on the leadership
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="600"] Students, parents and faculty gathered in Knuth Hall for to discuss the future of the dance department's studio FA203 Monday, Nov. 3, 2014. Helen Tinna/Xpress.[/caption]
Tensions ran high at the packed town hall meeting in Knuth Hall yesterday where the SF State
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="600"] Students gathered in the Rosa Parks conference room to take part in the EROS (Educational and Referral Organization) workshop for Sexuality kink and bondage Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. Here professional kinkster, Shay Tiziano (left) and her assistant Jade Taylor, pass out
Theater arts faculty members and two tenure track dance professors voted to move the dance program out of the School of Music and Dance and into the theater arts department Monday, commencing the first step to official University approval.
The program’s move was approved in an
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="600"] Author Don Waters signs a copy of his book for creative writing major Jessica Gonzalez, senior, after a lecture in the Humanities Auditorium Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. Martin Bustamante/Xpress.[/caption]
Vivid depictions of the sprawling emptiness of the Southwest, drug smuggling and the
[caption id="attachment_60617" align="alignleft" width="600"] Arsenije Peric, the music director for Talija, provides musical accompaniment with his accordion during a special guest lesson in the Gymnasium dance studio on Thursday Oct. 9, 2014. Peter Snarr / Xpress.[/caption]
Dance students could lose one of two rehearsal spaces next
The dancers of Talija Art Co., clothed in brightly colored traditional dress, treated SF State to folk dances originating from the Balkan region for their first-ever San Francisco performance.
Having just arrived from Las Vegas the day before, the dance group, composed of 22 dancers and
Soft-spoken and tranquil are two words synonymous with Stephen Ratcliffe’s personality and poetry, the latter of which was honored with a special award on campus.
Ratcliffe received the Poetry Center’s Book Award for his “Selected Days” poetry collection Thursday and read from the works that garnered
SF State, an institution that prides itself on free speech and personal expression, is celebrating those values by hosting many events this week and applauding works of literature that have challenged the status quo.
From Sept. 21-27, readers celebrate the freedom to read and honor books that
Former student Hollie Hardy’s return to her alma mater brought a blend of personal expression and political commentary as she read to listeners her first published poetry collection.
Hardy visited the University Sept. 15 to read selected poems from her collection, “How To Take a Bullet:
After 16 years of working together in comedy, two New York animators decided to change gears and create a poignant documentary that captures what it is like to experience depression.
On Wednesday, Sept. 10, the cinema department, along with ACME Filmworks, hosted David Wachtenheim and Robert
For over 27 years Stephen Wilson taught conceptual/information arts at SF State. Now, three years after his death, the department he worked in is presenting a new lecture series dedicated in his name.
The Stephen Wilson Lecture Series aims to “feature guest artists who work at
In a time when strict social reforms led many members of her home country to flee to the United States, Nancy Morejón was a child, playing in the streets of Cuba. It was these scenes and a nationwide strive to work as hard as possible