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Guitars Not Guns: The sound of change

Guitars Not Guns: The sound of change

Olympia Zampathas

May 22, 2015

Children begin to trickle into the San Pablo Community Center at 6:45 p.m. The atmosphere is quiet and still, but the excitement from the children’s faces is energizing the entire building. Each has a guitar in hand, and a shy smile on their face. They’re greeted by their instructors and assume th...

Exploring the city’s national parks

Exploring the city's national parks

Olympia Zampathas

May 15, 2015

Photos by Katie Lewellyn We live in a busy city. With cranes that paint the skyline, and cars constantly filling the freeways, one could forget that San Francisco in itself is home to multiple national park sites. Walk down Divisidero Street, and you’re in the middle of a concrete jungle; walk down a ...

Dick’s, emoji balls, and Ellen Degeneres

Some SF State students await with their designed Emoji balls to be seen on the Ellen DeGeneres show at Dicks Sporting Goods in Daly City on Monday, May 11. Photo by Angelica Williams/Xpress 2015).

Olympia Zampathas

May 12, 2015

Some SF State students await with their designed Emoji balls to be seen on the Ellen DeGeneres show at Dicks Sporting Goods in Daly City on Monday, May 11. Photo by Angelica Williams/Xpress 2015)   Twitter erupted with love for Ellen Degeneres this weekend when her account sent out a post seeming to s...

Zayn Malik leaves One Direction

Olympia Zampathas

March 25, 2015

Last week, Zayn Malik from the popular boy band One Direction, took leave from the group's tour in Asia due to "stress" (or what others seem to be calling cheating allegations after a certain photo surfaced) and went to relax with family in the United Kingdom. The band assured fans that Malik wou...

Mother and 5-Year-Old Daughter struck in front of City Sports

An elderly woman struck a mother and daughter in front of City Sports at the Stonestown Galleria on Wednesday afternoon in San Francisco on March 18, 2015. Photo by: Katie Lewellyn/ Xpress Magazine

Olympia Zampathas

March 18, 2015

Photo by Katie Lewellyn / Xpress Magazine   An elderly woman struck a mother and daughter in front of City Sports at the Stonestown Galleria on Wednesday afternoon in San Francisco on March 18, 2015. Photo by: Katie Lewellyn/ Xpress Magazine Story by Tami Benedict, Cat Uy, Martin Bustam...

Geneva Powerhouse Reborn

The hallway leading to the entrance of the Powerhouse at the Geneva Car Barn on Thursday Feb 5, 2015. Photo by: Emma Chiang

Olympia Zampathas

March 18, 2015

Photo by Emma Chiang On the corner of San Jose and Geneva Avenues, there sits an old building. 18 window panes are boarded up with two shades of light blue painted plywood on the side facing a Muni Metro platform. It’s right on the line in between the Excelsior and Ingleside districts, and on the edg...

No charges for red Power Ranger in sword killing

Olympia Zampathas

February 4, 2015

Ricardo Medina Jr., more commonly known as the red Power Ranger from the series in 2002, has been released from jail with no charges after allegedly stabbing and killing his roommate, Joshua Sutter, with a sword on Saturday. The Los Angeles county sheriff's department says that the actor will not be charg...

Former Power Ranger stabs and kills roommate with sword

Olympia Zampathas

February 2, 2015

It's the end of a sad weekend for Power Ranger fans. Former red power ranger, Ricardo Medina Jr., famous for his role on Power Rangers Wild Force in 2002, has been arrested for allegedly stabbing and killing his roommate, Joshua Sutter, on Saturday afternoon in Palmdale, Calif. The 36-year old re...

Kitten Bowl invades your TV

Olympia Zampathas

February 1, 2015

http://youtu.be/KVXuBRxdSAo Move over Patriots and Seahawks - there's a new bowl in town and coming to your television screen today - and it might be the cutest one yet. Today marks the second annual kitten bowl on the Hallmark Channel. It aired at noon Eastern Time, but will be played again at noon...

Photos of the Week

Photos of the Week

Olympia Zampathas

January 29, 2015

Hundreds of students gathered in front of SF State's Cesar Chavez Student Center on Wednesday to get a taste of Greek life on campus. Photos by Olympia Zampathas ...

SF State gets a new ride

Olympia Zampathas

January 23, 2015

SF State has announced that there is a new fleet of shuttle buses to take the place of its old fleet. The new grouping of vehicles are said to be better for the environment, faster boarding, and are roomier to boot. They're nearly the size of a Muni bus typically used for the 28 line. "Coming Monday: SF...

Exploring the Creative Arts Building

Olympia Zampathas

January 21, 2015

Exploring different departments on your university campus can lead to some interesting encounters and some fun videos. We were lucky enough to have Miguel Verdugo and David Bookbinder let us record them performing Grand Duo Concertant Op. 48. Filmed, produced, and edited by Jannelle Garcia, Jayda M...

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