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San Francisco Meets Up

May 30, 2017

One by one they arrive joining the circle of crisscrossed seated strangers in the middle of Hellman Hollow at Golden Gate Park. They introduce themselves, “Hi my name is Tyler,” “Hi I’m...

The Muni Diaries: When Art Imitates Life

The Muni Diaries: When Art Imitates Life
May 30, 2017

“I have seen some shit on Muni,” he pauses as they begin to clap. “Like, I have seen some literal poo on Muni.” The room echoes with laughter, and it’s almost as if the temperature rises as...

Questions Flaming- Student Housing Conditions Spark Safety Concerns

Questions Flaming- Student Housing Conditions Spark Safety Concerns
March 19, 2017

  A move-in frenzy took over Buckingham Way near San Francisco State University in August last year as University Park North (UPN) student housing opened up. After her gratifying freshmen experience...

Follow Request Accepted — Fashion Enterprisers Market Themselves Using Social Media

Photographer David Ho (left) talks with make-up artists Sarah Espinoza (right) while stylist Allison Caragena (center) looks at her phone at San Jose State University on Sunday Nov. 28, 2016. Brenna Cruz/Xpress
December 21, 2016

  Photographer David Ho (left) talks with make-up artists Sarah Espinoza (right) while stylist Allison Caragena (center) looks at her phone at San Jose State University. Brenna Cruz/Xpress The pop...

Hold Back The Tears — How Masculinity Keeps Men from Seeking Psychological Help

Jose Valenzuela sits on a chair for portrait at his home in Oakland, Calif. on Sunday Nov. 20, 2016. Kin Lee/ Xpress
December 20, 2016

Thirty-year-old Jose Valenzuela runs his fingers through his scruffy beard as his eyes pierce through teardrop prescription glasses and out the living room window. His unblinking stare isn’t directed...

Under Pressure — How Access To Mental Health Resources Affect Academic Success

Amanda Campbell in her home studio. A lot of Amanda’s art reflects her struggles with depression and anxiety. Aleah Fajardo/ Xpress
November 14, 2016

  As Amanda Campbell walks through campus, she calculates if there is enough time to grab a bite to eat after her third class of the day and some time before her eight-hour work shift. Whilst juggling...

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