18 May 2016

Oscar-winner Jonas Rivera to share his story with graduates at commencement

Accepting an Academy Award is one of those seemingly intangible pipe dreams that most people only fantasize about. For SF State alumnus Jonas Rivera, the Oscar-winning producer behind Pixar’s 2015

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10 May 2016

Talk daddy to me

An all-expenses paid trip to Hawaii for lava-gazing chopper rides and dolphin kisses in sapphire lagoons trumps any dude asking, “Hey girl, what’s your sign?” At least that’s what Donald

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10 May 2016

Wong speaks out amid week of turbulence

President Leslie E. Wong surfaced for a press conference Monday behind closed doors in the Administration Building, expressing concern for the hunger strikers’ health and his commitment to creating “an

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10 May 2016

Hunger striker rushed to hospital, still on strike

Hunger striker Julia Retzlaff, 19, was rushed to Clínica Martín-Baró Monday around 10:30 p.m. Doctors at Clínica Martín-Baró sent Retzlaff to Kaiser Permanente, where she received an IV. After three

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06 May 2016

Hunger strike sparks meeting with SF State Vice President of Student Affairs

SF State Vice President of Student Affairs Luoluo Hong sat down with approximately 30 supporters of the College of Ethnic Studies in response to the hunger strike to assist in

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03 May 2016

Emotional ties to Ethnic Studies fuel hunger strike

Ethnic studies changed 18-year-old Hassani Bell’s life. “I grew up in East Oakland and I remember hearing gunshots from my window, feeling helpless, hating myself because I couldn’t help that

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26 Apr 2016

Student designs emerge from the studio

After three intensive months holed up in the apparel design lab in Burk Hall, the ensembles made by junior and senior students will grace the catwalk at “Runway 2016: Emerge” this

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19 Apr 2016

Fashion students redesign bookstore duds

A jumble of mannequins and measuring tape provides the backdrop for apparel design student Becky Tu as she pins the sleeve on an upcycled ’90s-inspired bomber jacket. Its waterproof shell is

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12 Apr 2016

Design students win international competition

The moment Brandon Lopez and Eric Renard’s names were announced as grand-prize winners of the Stanford Design Challenge, Tuesday, April 5, throngs of supporters and potential investors clamored to bestow

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06 Apr 2016

Interactive: SF State students and faculty share personal stories about their locs

A 47-second video filmed at SF State went viral Monday, showing two students arguing over dreadlocks. The video sparked an international debate that has some serious racial implications. Viewers are

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05 Apr 2016

SF State students and faculty speak out about dreadlocks following viral video

“A couple weeks ago I had two long french braids with extensions down to my hips, about the length of Beyoncé’s in her ‘Formation’ video,” said Stella Dugall, a 26-year-old

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29 Mar 2016

Instagram update misses the point

I shared my first photo on Instagram in January 2011, three short months after the app launched on iOS. It’s an awkward, duck-faced selfie snapped in the car and horrendously

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29 Mar 2016

Students design shopping cart for elderly community

June Fisher loves tomatoes. The 82-year-old occupational health physician and Bay Area product design lecturer requires two walking sticks to compensate for knee problems and general muscular weakness. She can’t

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15 Mar 2016

Daddy dating at SF State

*Names omitted for privacy Their first date introduced her to Michelin Star cuisine – 12 decadent courses at a fine-dining spot downtown, each paired with the sommelier’s choicest wine. “It was

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08 Mar 2016

SF State bookstore sells “Life Changing Apparel”

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

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01 Mar 2016

Ethnic Studies supporters wear black and red for resistance, solidarity and power

Clothing expressed a united front of resistance at SF State this week amid campus marches supporting the College of Ethnic Studies. Advocates of the cause donned black and red to support

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01 Mar 2016

Taking time off rekindles scholastic motivation

Sometimes school gets the best of you. Sometimes the work load is too much, or the frat parties are too fun, or you’d rather sleep through your morning class and

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25 Feb 2016

Photography book revisits the Philippine Revolution

Pulitzer Prize winner and SF State assistant professor of photojournalism Kim Komenich celebrated the release of his book “Revolution Revisited” with a photography exhibition and book signing Tuesday at Leica

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23 Feb 2016

Design gallery expects to offer innovative exhibitions

SF State began construction on a 2,000-square-foot design gallery over winter break on the lower level of the Fine Arts Building. The gallery, set to open Fall 2016, is part

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16 Feb 2016

Student designers reveal concepts for their spring runway collections

On the fourth floor of Burk Hall, scissors are snipping, sewing machines are whirring, and naked, faceless dress forms are looming in the background as senior designers begin to bring their clothing

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16 Feb 2016

Apparel Design lecturer inspires with new boutique in the Mission

[slideshow_deploy id=’70589′] Inside a bright studio boutique in the Mission, Danette Scheib leans across her design table and a spool of plaid fabric. Tugging at loose threads, she straightens for

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03 Feb 2016

Keep your moans to a murmur

I get it. Noisy sex gets you off. Maybe all the moaning turns you on. Maybe it’s the thought that someone might be listening. But some of us have 8

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