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WonderCon 2011 marks its 25th anniversary

“In case you were wondering, Ryan Reynolds is in the next room over,” jokes Robert Kirkman, referring to the Green Lantern…

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Film Society supports media education and aspiring young filmmakers

Mid-afternoon on April 30, a small group of children with their parents and a few volunteers gather in the lounge area of the Press Office for the San Francisco International Film Festival. Two tables covered with construction paper, an assortment of markers, scissors and piper cleaners lay neatly waiting to be used. A slightly eccentric brunette sporting a delicate pixie cut and a bright orange ensemble leads the group of two boys and three girls in an a puppet workshop. The workshop uses the 2009 film, Jillian Dillon, which she directed and produced, as an example to introduce puppetry to the children. This is one of the many events that the San Francisco Film Society hosts to encourage media education with the youth.

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A Love Supreme

Like a quiet storm, she enters the café silently wearing a shy smile. The sun is peaking through the heavy windows…

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Reality Itself is Too Twisted

By the end of 1971, the Democratic presidential primaries were well underway. Governor George Wallace, and Senators Edmund Muskie, Hubert Humphrey,…

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San Francisco Treats

A local lives the tourist life

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Jodie Foster presents The Beaver

photos | staff photographer | set on Flickr authored by Grace Dulce & Meghan Dubitsky On A drizzly Wednesday afternoon inside…

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The Brazilian Wax- A Painful and Popular Trend

Andrea Low, 22, a student at SF State, walks up the stairs of an old Victorian building to a small room…

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Exploring the Science of Skateboarding

Through the entrance, past a myriad of experiments and underneath a skylight appearing to be a hole in the ceiling sits,…

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Life on Octavia Boulevard

It is the spring semester of 2010 at SF State. As the clock ticks ten minutes past 2 p.m. all the…

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Can’t Miss Film Festival Comes To Town

Around one hundred journalists gather at the prestigious Alexandra room on the 32nd floor of the Westin Hotel. Men and women…

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Dealing With Distracting Classmates

Sarah Abott sprints up the stairs, coffee in hand, rushing to make class on time. The tall brunette slithers into her…

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Giant Increases In Revenue

Mayhem, traffic jams, shoving crowds, stinking sweaty pits, and overdoses of adrenaline mixed with alcohol polluted the air on November 1,…

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