San Francisco tenants' rights protect renters from bad landlords

December 13, 2011 Life

Carolina Portella, a 20-year-old student at the Academy of Art University, moved from Palo Alto into what seemed like a perfect situation: a cheap room in the Mission district with her friends. However, she quickly found that the situation with her landlord left a lot to be desired. Her landlord starts making loud noises on ...

Friends with benefits: one way to ruin a friendship

November 15, 2011 Opinion 1 Comment

We all know the situation—two friends blurring the line between friendly and friendlier. In all honesty, the idea of no commitment, no strings attached lovin’ may sound like a great idea at some point to anyone. However, there are two words that can easily be used in this situation: Bad. Idea. The fabled friends with ...

California Faculty Association to strike over contract dispute

November 8, 2011 1 Comment

Negotiations over the California Faculty Association’s current contract, which is still in effect from 2007, is still in heavy bargaining stages between the faculty union and the California State University system due to disputes regarding pay raises. The CFA made an announcement Monday that the Board of Directors decided to continue with a one-day strike ...

Now in Pixel art gallery takes SF State students to another time

October 11, 2011 Life

Seeing pixels in video games or in art seems to have become a thing of the past. Artists and designers are always doing what they can to create the cleanest lines and the most realistic video games. However, the “Now in Pixel” art exhibit featured on campus is throwing attendees back to a time when pixels ...

Picturing Parallax show explores immigration impact

September 24, 2011 Life 1 Comment

As students get into the swing of the semester, six artists with roots in various locations around South Asia will be presenting art on immigration and their cultural roots through various art forms. Photographs and videos chronicling issues such as the migration, memory and assimilation of the South-Asian American community are now being displayed at ...

SF State professors balance teaching with music world tour

September 19, 2011 Life

Many students know how difficult it is to balance their school schedule with their work schedule and a social life; however, several professors at SF State have tacked on a touring schedule to that list. SF State has more than a handful of professors who are also musicians who balance being a touring musician with ...

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Friday night museum parties are free fun for all

September 5, 2011 Life

Life for a student can be rough financially. Between living expenses in the Bay Area and a constantly rising tuition, it’s hard to budget for any kind of social life outside of hanging out on your couch. But the de Young Museumin Golden Gate Park has your back. When the de Young museum reopened in ...