"He was a great teacher,” said Hamid Ehya describing the passion that the late Theatre Arts Professor Mohammad Kowsar taughtwith. “The thing about him was the energy he had, the knowledge he had, and the love he had for teaching and for the subject was
Burglary incidents at SF State experienced a steady increase over the past couple of years. While petty theft incidents have decreased, it continues to be the most frequently reported occurring crime on campus.
According to University Deputy Chief of Police Reginald Parson, burglary and petty theft
SF State wrestling head coach Jason Welch is wrapping up the tail end of the season on a strong note.
On Saturday, Jan. 27, SF State's wrestling team placed third overall at the 41st Annual California Collegiate Open, with two of SF State’s wrestlers walking
Change can be scary, but for SF State softball, change is nothing new.
After finishing no higher than 6th place in the California Collegiate Athletic Association in the past three seasons, SF State’s softball team is ready for redemption. The six seniors will have to help
Late theater arts professor Dr. Mohammad Kowsar died Jan. 14, 2018. While in Tehran, Iran over winter break, he fell from a fifth-story window.
Kowsar left an enormous impact on SF State’s campus through out his career. Students have lined the halls of the Creative Arts
A year into the Trump administration, America has pulled out of the Paris climate agreement, put tariffs on solar panels and put more funding into the coal industry. These administrative actions have created an uproar in certain communities worried about the environment, thus triggering reaction.
"Hear our vote," was the chant heard throughout the day as thousands of participants gathered at the Women’s March and rally in San Francisco. The march on Saturday, Jan. 20 aimed to encourage voters to elect more women into office in the 2018 midterm elections.
In Sept. 2017, Credible conducted a poll finding that 50 percent of students in the United States would be willing to give up their rights to vote in the next two presidential elections if it meant clearing their student loans forever. The same poll also
The debate over whether college athletes deserve to be paid has gained momentum the past few years. It reached one of its most controversial moments in 2015 when Northwestern University’s football team attempted to unionize. The National Labor Relations Board refused to accept or decline
Emily Hernandez, Joshua Tarango and Fernando Ariniega talk about stress, finals and how they use skateboarding as an outlet from school’s pressures and studies. They talk about how important it is to take part in personal activities to stay healthy during studying and exam week.
Construction crews set up barriers before Thanksgiving break, blocking access and inspecting the area where a majority of students and staff eat and walk through to access food, but manager and co-owner of “Quickly,” Jason Wu said he has not received an update from campus
FedUp Episode 2: Weed in college and out
This episode is around weed, the culture on and off campus as well as the politics that have taken place in California through history to the present. Statistics and information was found to help this conversation be informed.
Star Wars inspired him. After he watched Star Wars Episode IV, he started making short films by himself. Then began composing the music for those films.
Now, he enjoys composing orchestra songs, making films, flying a drone, photographing amd drawing pictures.
A SF State graduating cinema student,
by Roxanne Hernandez
Monday morning was going to be any regular start of the week for Andrew Sanders, fourth year art major at SF State. He’d go to work, then class and after he’d break dance with his crew in the widest hallway of the gymnasium.
From twerking, Trump and penises to the gender swapped roles, Lysistrata, the musical of the season at SF State, stepped forward to make a statement on stage.
Based on an ancient story based around a myth, this musical told the story with a modern twist on
Water line repairs on campus caused an emergency hot water shut down affecting Mashouf Wellness Center on Nov. 14 and the Vista room on Nov. 17.
University facilities services sent the wellness center an email on Nov. 14 stating that they had to shut down
Dr. Kenneth P. Monteiro will be resigning his position as dean of the College of Ethnic Studies (COES) this upcoming spring. Monteiro declined to give a reason for his decision.
“I requested to exercise my retreat rights back to the faculty, some administrators like myself,
When Lucasfilm released the latest trailer for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” the internet roared in approval. Surely, the second installment of the new trilogy, which hints at taking a step to the darkside — as did “The Empire Strikes Back” 37-years ago — is
To raise money for women’s heart health, Alpha Phi held their annual comedy event, Mr. Heartthrob, on Thursday, Nov. 9 at Annex 1 on campus. Through the Alpha Phi Foundation and the American Heart Association, the event fundraised money by showcasing male students from several
It’s more than just the national anthem. It’s greater than lining up in single fashion, putting your right hand over your heart and standing in respect for the American flag.
Two San Francisco State soccer players kneeled during the national anthem prior to their match against
I never imagined myself in a long distance relationship.
I’ve been in two LDRs: one that fell apart and one that stands strong to this day.
Distance is something that shouldn’t be a factor when it comes to someone that you love and care for. Even with
The capital of Somalia, Mogadishu, was the target of a terrorist bomb strike on Oct. 14, when a truck packed with several hundred kilograms of military-grade and homemade explosives killed over 350 people and injured over 500 more.
No individual or organization has been identified
When in a relationship, many may wonder what it would be like to be with another; to wink at the stranger at the party or have a cute coffee date to ghost or disappear on. In an open relationship it might mean you can do
SF State’s on-campus venue, The Depot, took a trip back in time to the early 20th century with a jazz trio who began in San Francisco four years ago, just looking to explore the world of music together.
On Tuesday, The Midnight Moods, which is comprised
There are music producers at SF State living as students trying to balance school and their art form. Three producers share what it’s like to hone their craft, as well as their personal thoughts on the music that they love to make and listen to.
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Correction: This article previously incorrectly quoted a source in the article, Melissa Camacho, in regards to the following line: "Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico’s strongest hurricane since 1932, has left the island almost unrecognizable
Jocelyn Avila’s boyfriend was in shock when his car started to sway from side to side, confused when people began evacuating the buildings — all she could do was watch and listen on FaceTime.
Avila, an SF State student from Cuernavaca, México, was on the phone
After their first two conference games ended in disappointment, the third saw the men’s soccer team win in a tight 2-1 match against California State University, East Bay at Cox Stadium.
The first half started off aggressive when, within the first two minutes, the Pioneers had
People don’t go on vacations to see empty football stadiums. Soccer fields and baseball diamonds without players are nothing more than grass and dirt. Surfing might be the sole exception. The ocean as a natural amphitheater is more of a draw for fans than the
Professional artists are displaying various ways of documenting history at SF State’s latest exhibit in the Fine Arts Gallery, “Recollected: Photography and the Archive.”
The artwork, a mixture of photography and paintings, showcases each artist’s area of emphasis. For Ian Everard, that came in the form
In 1956, there were tales of all-night parties and free love radiating from the streets of San Francisco. Artists, poets, writers and musicians from around the country were drawn to the city like moths to a flickering flame. The youth who flocked here would leave
Last Thursday posters slandering Dr. Rabab Ibrahim Abdulhadi and other Palestinian community figures were scattered around campus two days after Abdulhadi hosted an Islamophobia panel for SF State’s Constitution Day, on Sept. 18 and 19.
The posters, distributed by the David Horowitz Freedom Center, an
After working vigorously hard on not just creating art pieces, but creating a thesis through their metamorphosing art pieces, for the past three years, SF State’s 2017 Masters of Fine Art opened their final art exhibit in the Fine Arts Gallery. The opening reception held
The SF State men’s soccer team is back to practice in preparation for their upcoming fall season after completing their 2016 regular season with a 9-6-2 overall record, only four points from a playoff berth.
Head coach Javier Ayala-Hil was added to the Gator family
Additional reporting by Ian Sumner
Tensions are rising between pro-Israeli and pro-Palestinian supporters on campus, as both groups speak out against the unsettling climate they feel the University administration has created.
President Leslie E. Wong’s rocky history with the local Jewish community, including the two attempts to