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DeMareon Gipson Recites Poems

Anais Fuentes

December 15, 2014

This is a mini interview with DeMareon Gipson, student at SF State, who is releasing his new book entitled  Looking Forward at the end of December.  In the podcast he recites two of the poems in his book, Brain Dead and Utopia.   ...

Half of Dolores Park to close for renovations

Anais Fuentes

December 5, 2014

A place where drugs and alcohol are as commonly seen as puppies and babies. Where hippies, drug dealers, musicians, and families can all be found sharing the same sixteen-acre space with each other. A place known as Dolores Park. Located in the heart of the sunny Mission District, Mission Dolores...

‘No Shave November’: put down the razors for charity

Anais Fuentes

November 1, 2014

November is finally upon us, and for most people this means getting mentally and physically prepared to gain tons of weight during the holidays. But November is much more than just turkeys, elections, and veterans, the month has been re-named ‘Movember’ or ‘No shave November’, giving men and w...

S.P.E.A.K up! or shut up

Anais Fuentes

October 26, 2014

Not a single seat is left open at the Depot. The rap song Red Nose by Sage the Gemini plays forcefully over the loudspeakers as anxious and excited SF State students await the first Spoken Poetry Expressed by All Kinds (S.P.E.A.K.) event of the semester. The room is dimly lit, with only the glow of ...

What’s the definition of a hipster? You probably haven’t heard of it yet.

Anais Fuentes

October 25, 2014

  Hipster: This obscure term dates back to the 1940s, when it was used to refer to young people who chose to isolate themselves from the mainstream society. Today, the definition of a hipster has not changed much from what it referred to in the 1940s - hipsters today still ooze a sense of uni...

Seven things all freshmen should know

Anais Fuentes

October 6, 2014

  Hi, I am Anais Fuentes.  I will be graduating in December (FINALLY) and  feel like I should share some of the knowledge I have acquired throughout my years here at SF State. Here are seven tips I wish I would have known going in to college.   Get to know your professors. ...

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