“Hair” brings in sold out crowd opening night

May 2, 2018 Life

Tie-dye and vintage costumes graced the hallways of the Creative Arts building in honor of “Hair: The American Tribal Love Rock Music,” an SF State musical production directed by Laura Wayth. Opening night drew in a sold-out crowd and non-stop cheering from the audience after each musical number. Tyler Brilla, a communicative disorder major, described ...

Student costume designer prepares for production

April 18, 2018 Life

Fabric is plastered all over the walls of Room 122 in the Creative Arts building, alive and vibrant. Rachel Herscher is seen scurrying around the room, picking up clothes and accessories from fabric tables and dressing up the actors in potential costumes for this year’s theater production of “Hair.” Herscher is a fourth year SF State ...

Legalize black beauty

October 11, 2016 Opinion 1 Comment

[media-credit id=424 align=”alignnone” width=”361″][/media-credit] Nappy, kinky, not white. As a Black woman, my hair is judged and scrutinized because it does not fit the whitewashed mold of beauty in America. I have worn my hair in braids because it’s convenient, protects my hair’s health and is an alternative to aggressively straightening my already thinning hair. ...