19 Feb 2019

Graduate films El Capitan ascent

Samuel Crossley is a filmmaker and photographer specializing in adventurous filmmaking. Crossley graduated from the SF State School of Cin- ema in 2016 and has since been a part of

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12 Feb 2019

Oscar Showcase Tour to premier animated films in Coppola Theater

The Oscar Showcase Tour is going to premier national and international animator talent at a film showing in Coppola Theater in the Fine Arts Building at 7:30 p.m. today. Small

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12 Feb 2019

MFA students explore human condition, melancholy through ‘Laughter and Tears’

Glittery bananas and poop-shaped ceramics were among the whimsical art on display at the “Laughter and Tears” art exhibition. The “Laughter and Tears” exhibition opened Friday night at Embark Gallery,

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05 Feb 2019

Photographer turns lifelong passion into profession

As a 12-year-old boy backpacking through the Eastern Sierra, Nathan Kosta knew photography was his calling when he began capturing the vivid landscapes around him.   Now he’s a 32-year-old

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05 Feb 2019

‘Power to the Pedal’ program highlights cycling benefits

Commuting is a big part of SF State’s culture. Students come from all over the area and use all forms of transportation to get to and from class. One form

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02 Feb 2019

Monday vigil atop Cesar Chavez building planned for SF State junior killed in hit-and-run

Family and friends will meet before sundown on the stairs above the Cesar Chavez Student Center Monday to remember Angelina Pinedo, a 21-year-old SF State student who was killed in a hit-and-run in Redondo Beach Jan. 26.

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01 Feb 2019

Broken Mic Night fills the Depot with poetry, music and laughs

Poems about gender, identity, coming of age stories and music swelled inside the Depot on Broken Mic Night as part of a series of social events to commence the Spring

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25 Dec 2018

SF State student filmmakers shoot Western

Close quarters, unpredictable weather and sandy wind was the setting in which SF State student filmmakers shot their film. “Saguaro,” is a film directed and produced by Jake Naso, Maddy

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18 Dec 2018

Legal definition exclusionary Transgender; students react to Trump’s failed promise to protect individuals

On Oct. 21 the New York Times broke a story about a Department of Health and Human Services memo indicating the Trump administration was seeking to exclude transgender people in

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18 Dec 2018

Fashion Network Association combines fine art, clothing in latest show in downtown SF

A mix of plaid mod skirts and jackets, bright tunics, floral midi skirts and elegant gowns adorned the diverse selection of models walking at the UNITY Fashion Show. In a gallery

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18 Dec 2018

MGM Boyz music collective prepares to release rap albums

MGM Boyz, a musical collective of SF State students, originally gained fame from throwing parties in a Parkmerced townhome. Now their music is about to take the spotlight. MGM stands

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18 Dec 2018

KPOP takes on the SF State culture with interactive class

K-Pop, also known as Korean Pop, is gaining popularity all over the world, including at SF State. The Student Exco features student-run classes, one of which is a K-Pop class

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15 Dec 2018

How a long distance relationship won’t leave you longing for more

As I used the women’s restroom in the Cesar Chavez Student Center between classes, I saw the phrase “Don’t do a long distance relationship in college” written on the inside

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14 Dec 2018

A waking nightmare

I’m suddenly awake when I hear my bedroom door slam open. My eyes open just enough to see a hazy black figure sitting at my desk. I’m pinned to my

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12 Dec 2018

Performers explore unity in grief

Standing stage left, five dancers in somber shades of blue came together in a warm embrace before stepping on stage. The energy within that circle perfectly encompasses choreographer Paige Carlson-Scardino’s

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12 Dec 2018

“Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles,” a story of the common immigration experience

Sexual assault, family separation and sometimes death are some of the outcomes of immigration for many families. “Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles” chronicles the journey of a family of

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12 Dec 2018

Students balance finals and Santa Con

On Saturday afternoon, Union Square in Downtown San Francisco transformed from a popular tourist photo-op to a sea of people donning their best red and white Santa Claus suits and

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10 Dec 2018

Student actors to perform comedy sketches live

The School of Cinema will hold an event showcasing sketch comedy writing by student actors. Around a dozen students will perform hilarious comedy sketches in the Creative Arts building on

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10 Dec 2018

Native American mural celebration focuses on missing and murdered indigenous women

“We are still here,” reads the Native American mural at SF State in bold red paint. The mural, debuted in 2009, celebrated the indigenous culture embraced by many at SF

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08 Dec 2018

Polyamorous lovers embrace lifestyle

When asked what matters the most in a relationship, most people respond with communication, passion, compromise, and every once in a while, someone will say jealousy, which makes one question

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07 Dec 2018

Students express what Afro-Cuban Jazz ensemble means to them

The seats of Knuth Hall fill up as the audience waits to hear the smooth jazz sound of Dr. John Calloway’s Afro-Cuban Jazz Ensemble. The lights dimmed, Calloway clapped his

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05 Dec 2018

Improv Nation to host holiday-themed comedy night

Ugly Christmas sweaters, hallmark movies, family, friends and laughter are what encompasses the holiday season. Improv Nation will be kicking off their holiday season with a holiday-themed comedy night filled

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05 Dec 2018

SF State alumna thrives as artist

“Not everyone is going to love what you do, and not everyone should love what you do,” said Diane Tate DallasKidd, an SF State alumna, as she described her journey

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05 Dec 2018

Community grieves untimely death of SpongeBob creator

More than just a television series, the yellow and charismatic sponge who lived under the sea has impacted the lives of the many children who grew up watching his life

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05 Dec 2018

Fashion and identity become one

Identity and fashion intertwined for a young boy when he moved to the Bay Area with his family from Iran. Combining his two homes — along with his sexuality, queerness,

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04 Dec 2018

Fine Arts Gallery presents 31st annual Stillwell student exhibition

The College of Liberal and Creative Arts will present the 31st Annual Stillwell Student Exhibition in the Fine Arts Gallery from Tuesday, Dec. 4 to Thursday, Dec. 13. This exhibit

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04 Dec 2018

Afro-Cuban Jazz ensemble performs for change

On Dec. 5, in Knuth Hall on SF State’s campus, the Afro-Cuban Jazz Ensemble will be performing a diverse range of music at their fall concert “Music of Resistance, Dignity

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02 Dec 2018

“Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles” chronicles a woman’s immigration story

“Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles” is set to premiere at SF State on Dec. 8 at 2 p.m. at the Little Theater. The play will be shown until December

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30 Nov 2018

Make some time for self-care at the Holistic Health open house

Take a break from studying for finals to come to get some free food, listen to music and relieve stress. The Holistic Health Department has an open house on Monday,

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29 Nov 2018

The time is near, Santacon is here

Santa Claus is coming to town, more like thousands of Santas — this is SantaCon. The Dec. 8 event is a gathering of Santas, Mrs. Clauses, elves and even Grinches

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29 Nov 2018

Surf punk band releases album

Not to be mistaken with the Belgian pop-rock band of the same name, this surf-rock band hailing from Orange County is Mint. A group of three SF State students and

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28 Nov 2018

Global Museum teaches holiday traditions for final event

The Global Museum is hosting a holiday event in the fine arts building on Dec. 5 to celebrate holiday traditions from around the world. This event is open to anyone

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28 Nov 2018

Alumnus, award winning comic book artist opens up shop

San Francisco State has a comic studies program. It is taught by Eisner award winning Nick Sousanis. Before there was a comic studies program SF State alumnus found their way

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28 Nov 2018

Africana Studies professor, former BSU president makes strides within College of Ethnic Studies

His laid-back vibe and casual attire may fool you at first, but as soon as professor Serie McDougal speaks about his passion for teaching Africana Studies, his presence takes over

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27 Nov 2018

Dining services promotes stop hunger initiative for Bay Area community

In honor of World Kindness Day celebrated earlier this month, the SF State Dining Services will be holding a PB&J Drive, Stop Hunger Initiative, on Wednesday, November 28 from noon

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26 Nov 2018

SF State popular choice among international students

San Francisco is diverse in art, religious beliefs, gender, cuisine and political beliefs. This diversity permeates throughout campus and within the programs and events offered to students, which allows them

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