16 Aug 2018

Outside Lands brings the noise

Outside Lands Music & Art Festival descended upon San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park for the tenth anniversary last weekend– attracting thousands of SF residents, as well as travelers, dedicated to

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16 May 2018

First in the Family

After four years of hard work and perseverance, first-generation college student Esther Landaverde will proudly take the stage at SF State’s 2018 graduation ceremony where she will receive her bachelor’s

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06 May 2018

Mexican for a day

Cinco de Mayo is a highly anticipated day that is celebrated among Americans all across the U.S. Despite the holiday’s popularity, however, some feel it fails to truly embody the

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02 May 2018

“Hair” brings in sold out crowd opening night

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

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02 May 2018

The sex-positive community gives back

Sex work has notoriously been reduced to a surface-level outlet for pleasure. But for one particular industry professional, her role as a sex worker has given her tools to give

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25 Apr 2018

High taxes, high reward?

Thousands of people gathered for the annual 4/20 festivities in Golden Gate Park, the first since the legalization of recreational cannabis. From cannabis infused brownies to lemonade, attendees had their

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25 Apr 2018

Student explores Satanism

Since he was a kid, Shea Bilé says he has lived in a mystic world. Growing up in a haunted house, being exposed to disembodied voices, incidents of dreams, flickering

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16 Apr 2018

EGAY hosts its 14th Annual All Dragged Up spectacle

Considered an unlucky day in Western culture, Friday the 13th turned out to be a huge extravaganza for Everything Great About You’s (EGAY) 14th annual All Dragged Up event at

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11 Apr 2018

Student choreographer debuts showcase

The University Dance Theater show, “Mortals and Angels,” is a modern dance showcase choreographed by faculty and students of the company. The program consists of eight different performances, but on

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11 Apr 2018

New York artist dazzles San Francisco

Stream lights flicker and euphoria floods the air at the Great American Music Hall as swarms of people crowd the stage awaiting the arrival of the featured artist, Morgan Saint,

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04 Apr 2018

Breathe in, stress out

Stress is a term students are all too familiar with. With the hurdle of midterms barely surpassed, graduation sending seniors into emotional turmoil and finals just around the corner, it’s

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31 Mar 2018

Transgender Visibility: A Work in Progress

The spirit of the first-ever recorded act of collective queer resistance to social oppression and police harassment in the U.S. occurred took place in the Tenderloin District in August 1966

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07 Mar 2018

Sucia: a Latina Cinderella story

“She travels far. All the way to allá [there].” This line embodies the spirit of “Sucia,” a girl who is determined to reach her dreams after she realizes that she

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07 Mar 2018

Making the most with Madison: Best of broth worlds

San Franciscans have always seemed to appreciate noodles. Maybe it’s the mild-cold weather that makes a bowl of noodles cozy or the cheap price point that attracts a crowd. Whatever

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28 Feb 2018

The fashions of Chinese New Year

Along with constant celebrations, such as big family dinners, parades, lighting firecrackers and handing out money in red envelopes during one of the most celebrated times of the year in

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28 Feb 2018

Making the Most with Madison: The best worst sushi around campus

Affordable sushi on every corner is one of the great hallmarks of big-city living, and San Francisco students know this best. The issue is, with so many options, it can

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27 Feb 2018

Diversity in the Afro-Cuban Jazz ensemble brings students closer to home

Loud chatter turned into soft murmurs as the professor walked in. The students gathered their instruments and prepared their voices for a three-hour practice which many would find excessive, but

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14 Feb 2018

Students have a lot to learn from wine

When faced with the choice of what to drink at a party, students often feel they only have two options, cheap, watery beer or hard liquor filled with regret. While

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08 Feb 2018

#NationalCondomMonth launch event creates a dialogue

The Health Promotion & Wellness unit held their first #NationalCondomMonth launch event at Malcolm X Plaza on Wednesday, Feb. 7. The condom themed event included interactive activities for students like

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07 Feb 2018

Expensive city, expensive commute

Not all students at SF State have the luxury of living on campus or even in San Francisco. Students travel from all over the Bay Area, including Alameda, Marin and

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24 Jan 2018

How to get to Cuba under Trump Administration

In 2015, Barack Obama tweaked a travel ban, kicking the door open for U.S. citizens to visit Cuba for  the first time since the Cold War. He didn’t outright legalize

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