SFSU Magazine Spring 2006


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Inside the Photoreal World of Robert Bechtle
This professor emeritus, known for his photo-based paintings of California, left an indelible mark on his SF State students and colleagues.
By Rachel Howard

A painting by Robert Bechtle showing the artist himself seated at a table across from his wife Professor Whitney Chadwick.

An Interview With Anne Rice
The best-selling author traces her successful career to lessons learned as a student at SF State.
By Anne Burke

A smiling Anne Rice.

This Just In: BECA Turns 60
As the Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts Department celebrates a milestone, SFSU Magazine asks alumni how their course work played a role in their professional success.
By Matt Itelson

An image of BECA students monitoring a soundboard behind the scenes of the department’s recent symposium.

It’s a Wrap
And now it’s a wait for alumnus Steve Zaillian as the writer-director’s much-anticipated film hits theaters this fall.
By Anne Burke

Writer-director Steve Zaillian during filming of his soon-to-be-released movie All the King’s Men.