Students News

Posted on Monday, November 1, 2010 by Jim Norrena

CCA Film students Ted Hayden, a recent finalist in the college's R.A.W. Video contest, and Chun-Ping "Sunday" Wang have had their video submission awarded the grand prize in the national Vote Again 2010 Video Contest. Together the filmmakers directed, filmed, and edited Action 2010, which uses a surreal visual style to depict a young voter on a symbolic journey toward mailing in her absentee ballot.

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Posted on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 by Lindsey Westbrook

Sustainable Skyscrapers: Vertical Ecologies and Urban Ecosystems
CCA, 2010
Paperback, 64 pages, $25

The skyscraper is architecture's ultimate icon. The term itself conjures images of seemingly impossible, awe-inspiring loft, and as a design proposition the skyscraper raises some of architecture's biggest questions. Is it possible for a sense of community to develop among inhabitants of a vertical, stratified environment? What is the essence of a slender form? This book, the latest installment in CCA's Architecture Studio Series, documents several innovative answers by CCA students and faculty. It is designed by Mike Hu and Mai Ogiva, Graphic Design undergraduates in CCA's Sputnik studio, and edited by Ila Berman (director of Architecture) and Nataly Gattegno (Architecture faculty).

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Posted on Monday, October 25, 2010 by Jim Norrena

Graduate Program in Design student Jesse Geller's Home Street Home earned highest honors in CCA's R.A.W. Video student contest. Want to cast your own vote? Details about CCA's first-ever R.A.W. Video Audience Award coming soon!

R.A.W. Video Contest Winners Announced

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Posted on Tuesday, October 12, 2010 by Jim Norrena

Dear Friends,

As the summer draws to a close, I look forward with enthusiasm to the return of our students and faculty. Before we become fully immersed in the new semester, I would like to share with you some recent developments at the college.

Fall Enrollment

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Posted on Tuesday, October 12, 2010 by Clay Walsh

The CCA Counseling Department invites you to come and laugh your way out of the stress of midterm week with comedienne and laughter yoga
specialist Alicia Dattner. There are two sessions, one on each campus. Alicia asks, "How does it work? Laughter Yoga is a simply a practice
of laughing for no reason. We do silly, playful exercises that encourage laughter and mirth, with no jokes to return to a simple state of joy! The class begins and ends with yogic breathing and positive intention."

Times and locations:
11:00am-12:00pm (San Francisco campus, GC4)

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Posted on Monday, October 11, 2010 by Grace Lee

Free Fruit throughout midterms week to promote health and wellness.

Monday - Thursday Oct. 18- 22, 3-4pm
Friday Oct 23, 11-12pm
SF | Front Nave

Brought to you by the Chimera Council.
For more information email .

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Posted on Thursday, October 7, 2010 by Grace Lee

Pick up a pumpkin from Student Affairs starting Monday, October 18. Fifteen pumpkins are available or you may supply your own.

Drop-off deadline:
Sunday, October 24, 2 p.m.
Center Gallery (OAK)

Pumpkin Bash Reception

Wednesday, October 27, 5:30 p.m.
Center Gallery (OAK)

Carved pumpkins will be on display in the Center Gallery on the Oakland campus, and the CCA community will be able to vote for their favorite pumpkin throughout the week of October 25–30. Voting will also take place on the CCA Chimera Council page on Facebook. Friend us and vote!

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Posted on Wednesday, October 6, 2010 by Grace Lee

The Arts Market, located in the UN Plaza, is looking for local artists who are interested in renting tent space. The market runs every Thursday, from noon–6 p.m.

For more information, visit www.artsmarketsf.org/participate.

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Posted on Monday, September 20, 2010 by Grace Lee

Saturday, October 16, 2010, 8:30am-5pm
Pauley Ballroom

This conference seeks to network and empower college students from across the Bay Area to learn skills and understand issues to create positive social change on their campuses and in their communities.
Students, faculty, and staff from U.C. Berkeley, Saint Mary's College of California, Santa Clara University, Sonoma State University, and University of San Francisco and local community partners will be in attendance.

Workshops include:

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Posted on Thursday, September 16, 2010 by Grace Lee

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) is currently seeking a volunteer undergraduate student to represent the organization at CCA during the 2010/11 year.

About YBCA

YBCA a contemporary, multidisciplinary arts center anchoring the Yerba Buena Gardens in the downtown San Francisco arts district. We are a space committed to innovation in our practices, exceptional diversity in our range of work, and the engagement of audiences with art that speaks to the ideas and issues of the contemporary world.

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