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Roasts and Robots: How Automation Might Change the Way We Eat

Roasts and Robots: How Automation Might Change the Way We Eat

Joshua Chan

May 21, 2019

On Market Street in San Francisco near the Montgomery BART station, there’s a tiny, sleek storefront with a black sign reading “CAFE X.” It blends in with pretty much every other piece of brutalist, almost oppressively gray concrete architecture around it. At first glance, it looks like its almost...

The Cultural Taboo of Mental Health

The Cultural Taboo of Mental Health

Joshua Chan

May 3, 2019

Hillary Peregrina didn’t know what to do with her feelings of depression when she was fourteen. As a Filipina-American teenager, Peregrina felt like she didn’t have a say in her mental health, and didn’t seek help for it until she was twenty-two-years-old. “I pretty much recognized from when...

Fringe Movements Rising: The Slippery Slopes of Conspiracy Movements

Fringe Movements Rising: The Slippery Slopes of Conspiracy Movements

Joshua Chan

April 9, 2019

It seems like some new movement comes up every week on social media. One day, it’s something harmless like people dancing to whatever song is the flavor of the month, another day someone in your mentions is talking about how millennials are extremely entitled, and then, you just see a post that seems...

Retro Gaming Gaining a 1UP

The SF State gaming community gathers at the Towers Conference Center every Thursday night from 6-9 p.m.for a Super Smash Brothers tournament, using old Gamecube consoles and 90's era TV sets. (Tristen Rowean/Xpress)

Joshua Chan

February 27, 2019

It’s an early Thursday night at the Towers in Centennial Square at SF State, where an unassuming set of stairs leads down to a small colony of hoodie-clad people huddled around enough televisions for a village. Read More »...

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