Martians take over campus

Spencer Devine

April 19, 2011

Break out the tinfoil hats—SF State is under an alien attack. In order to fight alien anxiety, graduate student David Daw and renowned SF State metaphysics professor Dr. Richard Pearson held the campus’ first Martian Life a...

VIDEO: SF State calls for an end to violence against women

Spencer Devine

April 12, 2011

[youtube][/youtube] Video by Brittany Doohan In honor of V-Day, SF State women are proving to peers that they can stand up to violence. Knuth Hall hosted the first of two performan...

Pranksters share tricks of public shenanigans

Spencer Devine

April 7, 2011

Many traditional stories have been told by the warm light of a fireplace, invoking nostalgia that is passed down through generations. However, the story of more than 40 people dressed like Pee Wee Herman and touring North Beach ...

WonderCon 2011 photo gallery

Eric Soracco

April 5, 2011

R2-D2, Trekkies and comic aficionados gather at Moscone Center South for the 25th anniversary of WonderCon. ...

Duo mixes business with pleasure on the turntables

Chris Ternate

April 5, 2011

For the most dedicated artists, the tunes and beats bouncing in their heads can never be harnessed. This love for music can often lead them to live in the studio. For CCSF students Austin Jacobsen and Daniel Gomez, this could not be...

Comic book lovers geek out at WonderCon

Spencer Devine

April 3, 2011

There is a place where capes and masks are the norm, where comic books and superheroes are the topics on the tip of everyone’s tongues and where stormtroopers haggle over the price of a laser blaster. That place is WonderCon. This past weekend, the Moscone Center in downtown ...

SF State student displays struggles of bi-cultural life

Noemy Mena

March 25, 2011

Each Women's History Month brings to light a multitude of issues. Now, in honor of the nationally renowned period of appreciation, a one-act play in San Francisco is taking a more specific cultural approach to the month. Coser...

Bands begin six-month battle for prized title

Spencer Devine

March 22, 2011

Hercules. Hector. Achilles. Odysseus. Much like the glorious heroes of mythology, champions walk among us today, fighting for dominance in their field. Weapon of choice: electric guitar. The DNA Lounge in downtown San Francisco...

'Dance Anywhere' showcases performers with disabilities

Chase S. Kmec

March 20, 2011

A true entertainer is in no need of fancy footwork to achieve a memorable performance. On Friday afternoon, performers across the world celebrated “Dance Anywhere,” a simultaneous, unplanned public performance. The San Fr...

North Beach brings back vinyl to benefit homeless

Chris Ternate

March 17, 2011

The walls of North Beach’s Gallery 28 looked as if a rainbow exploded inside a Capitol Records office. Gallery 28 hosted the opening reception for an exhibit March 2 called Vinyl Transformations, in which records served as th...

Artist paints to benefit life

Chris Ternate

March 8, 2011

Staring back at the face in a painting, tears start to build in Trinh Mai's eyes. She is reminded of a distant connection she shares with this little boy she has never met, thousands of miles away in Cambodia. The boy's portr...

VIDEO: Madamn Burnz host 'Really Raw as flux', an aerial acrobatic and raw food show

Devery Sheffer

March 8, 2011

[youtube][/youtube] Flashing lights and psychedelic rock music set the scene at the Jellyfish Gallery Thursday, Feb. 24, for the aerial silk and fire eating performance by Madamn Burnz...

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