Excitement for Fall Sep23

Excitement for Fall

Now that we’re officially back in the swing of things here at SFUAD, it’s time to see how people are feeling three weeks in the semester. Jackalope spoke with a variety of returning students to see if everyone was excited about at least one aspect of their semester. For some, it’s just being...

Coming Soon Sep19

Coming Soon

Coming Attractions at The Screen Sept. 19-25  Showcasing the best in classical, independent and foreign cinema, The Screen cinematheque at the Santa Fe University of Art and Design presents new releases, special cinema events and performances all day every day! See what critics have to say...

Go Fair!

In a month filled with fiesta, few venues in New Mexico can compare in popularity and size to Albuquerque’s State Fair, running this year from Sept. 10-21. Part of EXPO New Mexico, a self-sustaining agency, the 61-year-old fair was created to “reflect and showcase” the state’s “agriculture,...

SFUAD Shines at AHA Sep18

SFUAD Shines at AHA

A variety of SFUAD students showcase artistic talents at this year’s AHA Festival of Progressive Arts.

Radical 101 Sep18

Radical 101

The National Atomic Testing Museum sits on East Flamingo Road in Las Vegas, NV. From there one can travel 65 miles northwest by charter bus to the Nevada National Security Site and take a general interest tour sponsored by the Energy Department. However, before the NNSS became a respite from...

More Modern Sep18

More Modern

The dance program at Santa Fe University of Art and Design has spent its existence continuously transforming in order to offer the students a more solid dance education. The newest addition to this burgeoning department is modern and ballet teacher Banu Ogan. After growing up in the ballet...

Gritamos Por Mexico Sep18

Gritamos Por Mexico

This past Monday, Sept. 15, a celebration took place on campus at the Quad. Upward of 30 or 40 people attended throughout the night, a familiar scent in the air of fried beans, cheese and burning coals on the grill in anticipation of steak, onions and tortillas. Memories meld with a night as I realize that a lot of the people around me are experiencing this culture with fresh eyes. Historically speaking, Sept. 16 marks the day on which Mexico as a country fully succeeded from Spanish rule in the wake of Napoleon’s invasion of Spain and imprisonment of then King Ferdinand VII. The 15th was the commencement of the celebration, capped by...

Think About It Sep15

Think About It

SFUAD rolls out online campus safety training, Think About It, as part of new initiatives and resources for students.

Q/A: Julie Powell

“The road to hell is paved with leeks and potatoes.” —Julie Powell   From sort-of-actress and desk-job employee to author and amateur cook, Julie Powell set a pathway for 21st century bloggers and launched a writing career. From blog, to memoir, to movie—Powell’s ambitious Julie...

Eye on Safety Sep13

Eye on Safety

Student Life is gearing up to create a safer campus for the 2014 fall semester. Last April, in a report prepared by the White House Task Force to Protect Students From Sexual Assault, a troubling mosaic was pieced together with a variety of findings gathered from college campuses nation-wide....

Remembering 9/11 Sep12

Remembering 9/11

“The sky had never been so quiet…” Becca Spencer said as she recalled her experiences from Sept. 11, 2001. On the same day, exactly 13 years and 12 hours after the four planes crashed, SFUAD students gathered in the Visual Art Center courtyard to join together in honoring the lives that were lost. Sophomore Devon McNickelson hosted the event, at which students shared stories, had moments of silence and lit candles in an effort to pay tribute. “It was a very tragic day, and we just wanna dedicate our time to this to show our respect to the lives lost,” McNickelson said. For students who did not wish to speak,...

Nuclear Drama Sep12

Nuclear Drama

Since its July premiere on WGN America, the new TV series “Manhattan,” shot in SFUAD’s very own backyard, has fans and critics exploding with positive feedback and heightened anticipation. TV critic Ed Bark of Unclebarky.com says the network’s second dramatic series is a...

Androgenicity Sep12

Androgenicity

Androgenicity is a  newly formed club  at the Santa Fe University of Art and Design dedicated to the great art and theatrics of dressing in drag and putting on a show. The club aims at breaking the ice with a hammer, and showing its members how to entertain as well as provoke an audience to...

Ready to Ride Sep11

Ready to Ride

SFUAD students will soon have access to free transportation downtown, following the Santa Fe City Council’s Sept. 10 approval of a pilot shuttle project. The program builds on the three-day Night Wave event held last summer. Night Wave was intended to provide a model for what project director...

Ready To Dance Sep11

Ready To Dance

The first week of school usually consists of meeting classmates and reading through countless syllabi. In SFUAD’s dance department however, rehearsals are already in full swing. With the dancer’s first performance this weekend as a part of The After Hours Alliance Festival of...