books

Bring back the knowledge form banned books

October 11, 2017 Life News

Powerful texts that were forbidden to be taught and read in different educational institutions, including correctional facilities, were revisited by students and professors alike during Banned Book Week. The Richard Oakes Multicultural Center put on the Banned Book Week event that took place in the lobby of the Cesar Chavez Center on Sept. 28th. The ...

Sci-fi and surrealism intertwine in professor’s new book

September 20, 2017 Life

Andrew Joron, a creative writing professor here at SF State, blends his science-fiction background with creative writing exploration to create powerfully compacted, beautifully melodic sonnets of poetry in his new book, “The Absolute Letter.” Joron has been teaching at SF State since 2014, working primarily with graduate students. Prior to teaching, he was a science-fiction ...

SF State bookstore sells “Life Changing Apparel”

March 8, 2016 Life

At the SF State bookstore, a rack of white hoodies and a few stacks of colorful, college-branded tops are indistinguishable from the rest of the store’s clothing, except for a small sign that reads “Life Changing Apparel.” The factory workers who made these Alta Gracia products earned a living wage. SF State first offered Alta ...