Blue latex gloves, sterilized needles and rubbing alcohol lay sprawled out on a wooden desk, reminiscent of a surgeon’s table. The Mary Ward Hall dorm room filled with the mechanical buzz of a tattoo machine as 18-year-old studio art student Eva Rodriguez traced the outline
By incorporating the voices of students, faculty and elected representatives, SF State’s murals have had a long-standing reputation of brazen social justice advocacy and demand for cultural visibility.
“Approving a mural at SF State is a multi-step process structured to involve students and reflect campus passions,”
Twenty years ago, on Cinco De Mayo, Carlos "Kookie" Gonzalez's mural was dedicated to Cesar Chavez at SF State. Click on the icons to hear the artist talk about specific the elements of the mural and how it came to be. (Produced by Sergio Portela and
Tiny sprouts of kale, spinach, lettuce and chard jutted up through a layer of soil on display at the reopening of SF State's Sol Patch Garden April 23.
Environmentally Concerned Organization of Students president Caitlyn Morrell provided tours at the event and explained the purpose of the garden, which is
Between commuting to school, running errands and recreational riding, it is not unusual for student Jan Peña to peddle 100 miles a week on his bike. Having an analysis system fastened to his face while a team of students measure his heart beat and rate of perceived exertion while he cycles, however,
[dropcap]A [/dropcap] large crack rang out in the small classroom in the Science Building as the 5-foot-tall wooden tower toppled from seismic vibration. The students who made the structure moaned in unison as their first attempt to build an earthquake resistant tower failed.
The tower, built entirely
When SF State alumna Kenya Armbrister was 10 years old, her father asked her if she would travel to outer space if given the opportunity. Without hesitation, she responded with a simple "yes." Years later, a possible trip to Mars could make her childhood dream into a