Sex for money
and Electronic Communication Arts Professor Michelle Wolf was quoted
in a Sept. 7 Contra Costa Times
the HBO series "Tell
Me You Love Me," which features lengthy and explicit sex scenes.
In the article, producers and cable executives claimed creative factors
were behind the racy segments. But Wolf expressed skepticism that creative
expression was the sole reason. "You can never take money out of
the equation when it comes to television," she said. "[The
cable networks] want their shows to be seen as cool and edgy. They
want to give people something they've never seen before. And, clearly,
want to make money."
gridiron: gone for good?
Director of Athletics
Mike Simpson was featured in a Sept. 11 San Francisco Examiner article
about the demise of football at SF State and other college
campuses in California. He stated, "Because of the issues of financing,
the need for gender equality in sports and a lack of available competition,
the point [of bringing it back] is almost moot."
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