28 Aug 2019

Photo series provides snapshot of San Francisco queer identities

Sonia Nicklès rolled up to photographer Lauren Tabak’s house on a $5 skateboard she bought in the Castro, decorated with stickers of gay icons like pro skater Brian Anderson. Soon

05 Feb 2019

Photographer turns lifelong passion into profession

As a 12-year-old boy backpacking through the Eastern Sierra, Nathan Kosta knew photography was his calling when he began capturing the vivid landscapes around him.   Now he’s a 32-year-old

25 Jan 2017

Students spark discussion on structural violence in self-built art exhibit

Personal moments and intriguing faces were displayed along the walls of the student-built art exhibit “Potential,” which was held at popular Oakland art venue The Flight Deck, on the first

19 Oct 2016

Vista Room – The journey of the taste palette

[slideshow_deploy id=’73838′] For food lovers, the Vista Room is the mother lode of all things culinary at SF State. Located in Burk Hall room 401, the functioning lab class offers

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

01 Mar 2016

Students and faculty rally as potential cuts threaten ethnic studies

      Students and faculty rally after a tension filled meeting with SF State President Leslie Wong regarding budget cuts in the College of Ethnic studies. Read the full

28 Feb 2016

Rock climbing photographer teaches SF State students how to take pictures 80 ft. above the ground

When critically acclaimed photographer Jim Thornburg takes rock climbing pictures, he explained that he has developed a special technique. He hangs in the climbing harness on the rock wall, and with his legs

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

30 Sep 2015

Blogger sculpts success

Equipped with an arsenal of coding skills, a killer wardrobe and delicious fresh-baked goods, Kelsey O’Brien, an SF State apparel design and merchandising graduate, is an unapologetic fashion blogger whose

26 Sep 2015

Empowerment of Middle Eastern women captured in photography showcase

Onlookers gazed deeply into the eyes of a Middle Eastern woman, a vividly tattooed arm peeking out from under her finely detailed garment. Forty-three other images joined the photograph, decorating the