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Racially charged message found in Creative Arts Building

Racially charged message found in Creative Arts Building

Breanna Reeves
November 9, 2016
Filed under News

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. We take this incident very seriously and are committed to ensuring that SF State is a safe and welcoming pla...

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

Victor Verdugo
October 13, 2016
Filed under Life

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 HBO’s vice president of production. On Oct. 2, Associated Students, Inc. hosted an event for “The Battle of the...

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

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

Katherine Minkiewicz
September 19, 2016
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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 multi-car pileup on Interstate 5, she was shocked to discover that her father was one of the crash fatalities. Out this sudden los...

Student band rocks the Annex

Student band rocks the Annex

Adrian Pintor
April 19, 2016
Filed under Life

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 Music Festival” as the 2016 “Battle of the Bands” winner Faux Foe Fox emerged from a veil of smoke to open for headli...

Student band opens rock concert

Student band opens rock concert

Adrian Pintor
February 20, 2016
Filed under Life

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 night. White Skies, a five-member student band, performed as an opening act on Thursday night at The Depot in the Cesar Chavez Stude...

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

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

Angeline Ubaldo
May 18, 2015
Filed under Life, News

[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 police shootings. The Black Student Union and Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán...

Rhythms Music Festival brings familiar faces and new Bay Area talent

Rhythms Music Festival brings familiar faces and new Bay Area talent

Kalani Ruidas
April 14, 2015
Filed under Life

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 the Oakland-born artist as he asked the crowd,...

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

Hannah Mullins
October 11, 2014
Filed under Life

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 before the show started. This was a scene from “Heklina,” the documentary short produced by SF State student Brian Favorite. Six of the University’s...

Creative Arts Building expects facelift in 2018

Creative Arts Building expects facelift in 2018

Julia Middlemiss
March 4, 2014
Filed under News

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 been on hold since 2008, could get the green light this fiscal year if CSU legislatives approve the budget for the m...

SF State alumni and student bands play for charity

SF State alumni and student bands play for charity

Kristen Martz
May 27, 2013
Filed under Life

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 with humanitarian groups to fundraise money, food or other goods to donate. Of these newer humanitarian acts is The Stone F...

Makers Market Fair fosters handcrafted creations by local artists

Makers Market Fair fosters handcrafted creations by local artists

Michele Bird
December 6, 2012
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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 independent artists gathered in hopes of promoting local community art and handmade crafts. The fair featured dozens of vendors and bo...

Ceramic Guild sells handcrafted pieces for holiday sale

Ceramic Guild sells handcrafted pieces for holiday sale

Charlotte Boudesteijn
November 27, 2012
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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 the annual sale Nov. 26 and continues until Nov. 30. The club offers all kinds of dishes: bowls, cups, mugs and plates. Handmade bowls range from $8 to $80. The room is...

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