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Diversity in the Great Outdoors

Diversity in the Great Outdoors

Julian Espinoza

December 26, 2018

Nina Roberts has spent much of her career ensuring that there are a greater number of opportunities for the involvement of women and girls in the world of outdoor recreation—a traditionally male-dominated community that includes hikers, campers, and others who see the outdoors as a source of adventure....

When Art Becomes History

John Golinger chair and founder of protect Coit Tower looks up at the murals in the second floor inside the tower in San Francisco. People don't get easy access to the second floor due to the walls not having any barriers to protect them from damages. on Monday, Oct. 29, 2018. (David Rodriguez/Xpress Magazine)

Julian Espinoza

December 21, 2018

Eighty-five years after it was built, Coit Tower continues to serve as an easily recognizable landmark in San Francisco’s varied cityscape. Its art deco architecture and high elevation give it a unique profile that can sometimes overshadow the cultural and historical significance of the works of art...

Down, but Not Out

SF State student Eugene Riley, 25, talks to an old friend Bubbles, middle, a friend that he met while he was living in the streets of San Francisco on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. (David Rodriguez/Xpress)

Julian Espinoza

November 26, 2018

Story by Julian Espinoza and David Rodriguez. Photos by David Rodriguez. As a child, Eugene Riley, now twenty-five, frequently visited San Francisco State University. His mother studied there and he had, owing to several years of playing the violin, even performed at a seminar in the Creative Arts buildi...

Cold War, Close to Home

The Nike-Hercules Warhead is been shown to the tour group at San Francisco Nike Missile Site SF-88 National Park in Marin Highlands with her fellow graduate students on Friday, Sept. 14. (David Rodriguez/Golden Gate Xpress)

Julian Espinoza

September 27, 2018

For two decades, from the mid 1950s to 1970s, a dozen missiles sat, primed and ready, just a few miles North of San Francisco’s city limits. They lay in wait in a highly secure military base, armed with enough power to blow a plane and its potential nuclear payload out of the sky. Today, U.S. Army si...

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