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Sex Talk Sundays with Hillary

Sex Talk Sundays with Hillary

Hillary Smith

May 17, 2015

Illustration by Hillary Smith / Xpress Magazine   Is dirty talk sexy? Hey weird humanoids. Welcome back to Sex Talk Sundays. Did you miss us? We hope so! Today's topic: "Is dirty talk sexy?" Well, what do you think... is it? What even counts as dirty talk? Can you use it on anyone? ...

Sex Talk Sundays: Does Age Matter?

Sex Talk Sundays: Does Age Matter?

Hillary Smith

April 5, 2015

Photo by Akiko Photography   Hey people of earth. Welcome back to Sex Talk Sundays. We took a break for... uh, well, spring break. Did you miss us? We hope so! Today's topic: Does age matter? I'm going to answer this question in terms of the age level affecting how good or bad the sex is. ...

Sex Talk Sundays with Hillary

Sex Talk Sundays with Hillary

Hillary Smith

March 22, 2015

Photo by Akiko Photography   Hey coolio people. Welcome back to Sex Talk Sundays with this weirdo. Today's topic: "Sex! How Soon is Too Soon?" Dating and relationships are odd these days. The internet lets me find a potential "bae" in the same amount of time it lets me find the closest ...

What if Monsters Were Real?

What if Monsters Were Real?

Hillary Smith

March 18, 2015

Photo by Marlene Sanchez  Fear is a black pit, and some dive headfirst. For some, there is comfort in facing the horror and darkness of life. It’s better to acknowledge the fear and discomfort of situations than to pretend there’s nothing wrong. When viewing local artist Alex Pardee’s drawings, there is a sense that something is wrong- horribly ...

Sex talk Sundays with Hillary

Sex talk Sundays with Hillary

Hillary Smith

March 8, 2015

Illustration by Pamela Coleman-Smith   Sex tapes, yay or nah? Welcome back to Sex Talk Sundays. I wonder how many times you've thought about sex this week. Was it a lot? Well, you're about to again, because this week's topic is sex tapes… ohh, scandalous. This is only my take. Have ...

Sex Talk Sundays with Hillary

Sex Talk Sundays with Hillary

Hillary Smith

March 1, 2015

Illustration by Pamela Coleman Smith   It's about time we got the fun sex talk back into Xpress Magazine. It's a rite of passage on any college campus! Why ignore something many of us think about so often, anyway? We don't want it to be this weird, exciting, scary topic that's ignored -- w...

Three College Students’ Anti Beer Review

Three College Students’ Anti Beer Review

Hillary Smith

February 14, 2015

Photo by Hillary Smith   Beer Week is currently happening and San Francisco has gone crazy, yet again. Close to 2,000 people purchased tickets for the Opening Gala at Fort Funston Feb. 6, which featured ales, pilsners and lagers from 80 different breweries. Local restaurants even joined i...

SF State talks Valentine’s Day

SF State talks Valentine’s Day

Hillary Smith

February 14, 2015

Photo by Hillary Smith   Valentine's Day makes people weird. Like, extra angry or extra lovey dovey. Some fill the holiday with fancy desserts and meals and end it wrapped in someone's arms like a fucking ball of yarn. Some spend a long time talking about how lame it is, and how it's all p...

Super Bowl snacking: Yes, we are gross.

Hillary Smith

January 31, 2015

  Super Bowl weekend is one of the hardest weekends of the year to try and eat healthy. So don't. I'm not saying fast food is the best dietary choice we could make. It's just that there's no use in trying to go all #detoxcleanselife on Super Bowl Sunday. Eating normal-sized portions might be...

Practice Makes Perfect

Hillary Smith

December 21, 2014

Geoff Luttrell crouches at his workbench, squinting hard at the neck of the soon-to-be guitar he is drilling holes in. Luttrell has owned SF Guitarworks repair shop in the city since 2001. It began as a small-scale operation, headed by Luttrell and one other technician. More than a decade later, the sh...

Faded Finds: a mobile fashion boutique

Hillary Smith

November 17, 2014

San Francisco residents invade Dolores Park every weekend to soak up the sun (when it is around) and visit with friends. Vendors sell jewelry, soap and crafts from small booths or vehicles lining the park. On a recent Sunday, a large Dodge van was parked alongside the grass at Dolores—and insid...

You’ll be fit, just watch

Hillary Smith

October 24, 2014

Apple’s watch is coming, and soon we will all be fit. Of course, that is exaggerating. Not everyone will buy the new watch and magically be more fit. But people are interested in this marriage of tech and fitness. So interested, it is now a $330 million dollar industry. The new App...

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