Student film festival starts new annual tradition 

The Through the Student Lens Film Festival—the first and only film festival created for CSU students and alumni—got its start just as the pandemic forced festivals and events all over the world to go virtual. Thankfully the festival’s founder, Teaching Associate Professor and professional filmmaker Usama Alshaibi, chose to persevere. With the help of dedicated student volunteers and staff, Through the Student Lens (TSL) hosted its first in-person premiere on April 21, 2022 in Eddy Hall. 

JMC Ph.D. student explores brain-computer interface technologies as an art therapy resource

Ph.D. student Stephanie Scott is investigating how to integrate art therapy and other creative expression into discussions around brain-computer interface (BCI) technologies. Her research explores how BCIs can be more inclusive for neurodiverse users and communication recovery.

What’s at stake for Trump, Twitter and politics if the tweeter-in-chief returns from banishment

Any speculation about whether Donald Trump will return to Twitter after his permanent suspension in 2021 must begin with two caveats. First, we do not know for sure if, or when, the presumed new owner of the social media platform, Elon Musk, will lift the ban. Second, Trump has said he will not come back.

Competitive Edge: Journalism alumnus applies his love of writing and sports at ESPN

Right Place, Right Time On the surface, it may look like Brett Okamoto’s story is a case of being “at the right place, at the right time,” but Okamoto’s (‘08, Journalism and Technical Communication) job as ESPN Mixed Martial Arts reporter was no coincidence. He maximized his time, took advantage of opportunities, and strategically networked […]