09 Nov 2016

Racially charged message found in Creative Arts Building

UPDATE: According to a University spokesperson, “UPD is investigating the message left yesterday in the Creative Arts building, and asks that anyone who has any information to please contact them.

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13 Oct 2016

HBO executive talks dragons and career advice at Game of Thrones viewing party

Groups of students huddled outside the Cesar Chavez Student Center Sunday night to attend a viewing party of a recent episode of “Game of Thrones,” with a special introduction from

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19 Sep 2016

Lecturer’s New Book Explores Dealing with Grief and Traveling the World

For Michelle Kennedy, a young reporter working for a Sacramento news station in 2000, covering death was part of the job. However, when she was sent out to cover a

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19 Apr 2016

Student band rocks the Annex

Long lines stretched out to North State Drive. The crowd was dancing and cheering as the multicolored LED lights shimmered on the walls and stage. A giant banner read, “Rhythms

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20 Feb 2016

Student band opens rock concert

What at first seemed to be a no-show quickly turned around as The Depot filled up, drawing a crowd of 30 to 40 people as White Skies prepared for their show Thursday

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18 May 2015

Students plan to participate in “Hands Up Don’t Shoot” graduation

[slideshow_deploy id=’66618′] As graduating students prepare for commencement, some will use the opportunity as a final form of student activism by putting their hands up to show solidarity for the victims of

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14 Apr 2015

Rhythms Music Festival brings familiar faces and new Bay Area talent

Under the vaulted ceiling of the Annex, a congregation of approximately 1,120 students ceremoniously raised their camera phones as rapper G-Eazy emerged from a veil of smoke into a single spotlight. Ambient background lighting gradually rose around

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11 Oct 2014

Six of the University’s own are proud to premiere their original films at Now and Then

On the screen, a drag queen pranced through a crowd onto the stage at El Rio, a neighborhood bar in San Francisco, and demanded people to get off her stage

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04 Mar 2014

Creative Arts Building expects facelift in 2018

A student walks by the current broadcast wing of the Creative Arts building Monday, March 3. Photo by Tony Santos / Xpress The Creative Arts Replacement Building project, which has

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27 May 2013

SF State alumni and student bands play for charity

While some bands use their shows to earn money for their own future endeavors, others choose a different path: one of charity. Recently, a trend has risen where bands connect

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06 Dec 2012

Makers Market Fair fosters handcrafted creations by local artists

Colorful artwork and creative handmade pieces filled the halls of the Cesar Chavez Student Center Art Gallery Dec. 5 for the kick off of the Makers Market Fair. Local and

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27 Nov 2012

Ceramic Guild sells handcrafted pieces for holiday sale

Christmas music fills up Room 192 of the Fine Arts Building, which is filled with carefully placed bowls, mugs and plates with a kaleidoscope of colors. The Ceramic Guild started

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23 Oct 2012

Creative Arts Building to undergo major overhaul

Creativity can flourish anywhere, but it’s better in a brand new building. A 242,000 square-foot modern facility is in the works to replace the outdated Creative Arts Building, which was

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19 Oct 2012

California needs to stop neglecting public education and offer more scholarships

We all know that a college workload is hard enough, but adding a job or two jobs on top of that can be nearly impossible. When higher education is the

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01 May 2012

SF State's Runway 2012 fashion show showcases secondhand clothing

Armed with scissors, pins and sewing machines, students in the Advanced Apparel Design Problems class transformed clothing they found at a Goodwill store into new and trendy outfits that will

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17 Apr 2012

SF State staff and administrators speak out on BECA safety scare

A brief safety scare in the Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts department set off a torrent of rumors last Tuesday. The incident in question, in which a student brought a

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28 Mar 2012

Tre Burt and a Big Gust of Wind breaks into San Francisco music scene

Deadlines and self-promotion may not be his strong suit, but acoustic crooner Tre Burt is networking his way to becoming a musical staple of San Francisco. Burt, a self-taught multi-instrumentalist,

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14 Mar 2012

Local indie band Owl Paws signs record label deal, hopes to expand audience

Fresh out of the recording studio, the local indie band Owl Paws is setting itself up for a summer breakthrough. The five musicians, who bonded over a love of the

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22 Feb 2012

Student-run blog Techibeats promotes electronic music scene to college demographic

When Richard Zona created a music blog as an assignment for his elective blogging class, he didn’t expect for it to turn into a corporation that now spans across the

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26 Jan 2011

SF State broadcasting students host weekly news show called “State of Events”

A video about San Francisco State University’s BECA department.

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14 Dec 2010

SFSU broadcast students host weekly news show

Senior Colin Lygren is a one-man band. He is typically required to record, edit and produce his own footage 48 hours before show time. Even with his reporting task completed,

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21 May 2019

Professor calls UPD on student of color

An SF State professor called University police (UPD) on a Black student after a minor classroom disruption April 11.  Since then he has struggled to complete his coursework and contacting

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21 May 2019

Latinx studies self-funds graduation ceremony

Graduation speaker and International Relations major Maria Jose Lozano stands for a portrait wearing a sash with Colombian flag on it at SF State on May 16, 2019. (JAMES CHAN/Golden

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19 Mar 2019

Employee wages vary under work-study program

The minimum wage in San Francisco will increase from $15 an hour to $15.59 by July 1, while SF State work-study students are only paid $12 an hour despite the

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05 Nov 2018

BECA department to host “Better Call Saul” writer Heather Marion

The broadcast and electronic communication arts department welcomes Heather Marion, writer of the television show “Better Call Saul,” to discuss her career as a story editor and television writer. “The

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31 Oct 2018

SF State officially launches $81M construction project

With 10 SF State alumni and dignitaries planting golden shovels in freshly turned earth, SF State officially declared the beginning of the $81 million Liberal and Creative Arts Building project

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14 Sep 2018

Relationships formed on air

Radio DJs are taking the SF State media world by storm with many new additions to the broadcast and electronic communication arts department. New music and various genres inspire student

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31 Aug 2018

Graffiti rages against SFSU construction, lack of student housing

Profanity-laden graffiti denouncing the demolition of student housing units appeared overnight last Wednesday at the construction site located at the Tapia Drive Triangle and the Humanities Building. The demolition is

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11 Apr 2018

UPD hosts shooter preparedness seminar

SF State University Police hosted an interactive seminar last week to build awareness within SF State faculty and staff about active shooters. Lieutenant Wailun Shiu opened up the seminar by asking

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30 Nov 2017

Campus-wide power outage leads to cancelled classes

A campus power outage led to several servers being down, wifi out, flickering lights and canceled classes on SF State’s campus on Thursday, Nov. 29. The campus-wide power outage began

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05 Oct 2017

Puerto Rico lies in the wake of Hurricane Maria

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

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10 May 2017

Hundreds give feedback to shape University development

SF State’s Ideas Week drew hundreds of students, faculty and staff who gave their input as to what they want to see in the University’s future developments. In an effort

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04 May 2017

BECA Finalist at SF State

  Four Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts majors from SF State were chosen as finalists for the competitive and nationwide Television Foundation’s Internship Program offered by the Academy of Television

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26 Apr 2017

Students given a voice in SF State’s future construction plan

With the Campus Master Plan set to be presented to the CSU Board of Trustees next month, the SF State Physical Planning and Development Department is hosting a series of

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19 Apr 2017

BECA graduate named president of Paramount Pictures Worldwide Television Licensing

Paramount Pictures recently named an SF State alumnus their new president of Worldwide Television Licensing. Dan Cohen, SF State broadcast and electronic communication arts graduate, will be leading Paramount’s television

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29 Mar 2017

KSFS brings innovative mediums of music to the radio

By choosing to showcase live music instead of typical pre-recorded music, SF State’s KSFS Radio station is pushing the boundaries of the airwaves. The resident radio station is utilizing the

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