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I Experienced the Tomorrowland Movie Premier

Tomorrowland movie premier at Downtown Disney. Photo by: Tami Benedict

Tami Benedict

May 12, 2015

Photo by Chris Benedict   I never figured I would be the type of person who would go and stand outside of a movie premier, waiting for celebrities to walk by as I scream their name, standing on my tip-toes trying to glance over the hundreds of heads, all trying to get a glimpse of someone ...

5 Drinks you need to try for Cinco de Mayo

Tami Benedict

May 5, 2015

Today is Cinco de Mayo, yay! A holiday that many of us take as a day to drink tequila to our hearts content and eat bomb Mexican food, because why not? But why do we celebrate this holiday? Many believe that today is Mexico's Independence Day, well think again because it's not. Mexico's Independence...

Bumgarner not a fan of DH for National League

Tami Benedict

April 28, 2015

Madison Bumgarner, Bay Area hero, San Francisco Giant's pitching God, and hitting machine, spoke out against Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer's complaint about the National League not having designated hitters, DH, for pitchers. Last Thursday Scherzer suffered from an injured thumb while batt...

Earth Day 2015: 5 Steps to Save Mother Earth

Tami Benedict

April 22, 2015

Contributed by: Catherine Uy Today is the 45th celebration of Earth Day, yay, where people gather together to help demonstrate support for environmental protection. According to The Earth Day Network, the first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970 and is now coordinated globally by The Earth Day Network and celebrated in more the...

A ‘Fuller House’ will soon be upon us

Tami Benedict

April 21, 2015

Full House fans rejoice! Last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live, John Stamos announced that he will be producing a spin-off of Full House, called Fuller House, on Netflix. Candace Cameron-Bure, who played D.J. Tanner, Jodie Sweetin, who played Stephanie Tanner, and Andrea Barber, who play Kimmy Gibbler, ...

Gators pledge support for discounted transit passes

Tami Benedict

April 13, 2015

A new campaign has surfaced to help support commuting students who attend SF State, the purpose of the campaign is to make transit accessible and affordable. SF State is known widely as a commuter campus, with only about 10 percent of its students living on campus. With BART announcing a $.10 to $.15 c...

Will injuries defeat the Giants?

Tami Benedict

April 9, 2015

Baseball season is back in full swing and the 2014 World Series Champions, the San Francisco Giants, are off to a tremendous start. The Giants just wrapped up a three game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks with Madison Bumgarner, Ryan Vogelsong, and Chris Heston pitching the season openers. The Giants won the series, 2-1, and made a great start to the beginning of baseball season, but not ...

New App helps pay for college

Tami Benedict

March 31, 2015

College is great. You meet new friends, get away from home, and live new life experiences but along with all that also comes the enormous debt you pile on semester after semester when you actually attended college. Some of us are lucky, we have great paying jobs which makes it easier to afford col...

Instagram introduces new app

Collage making just got a lot easier. Photo by Tami Benedict/ Xpress Magazine.

Tami Benedict

March 24, 2015

Instagram is at it again, slowly trying to become the best photo app ever and destroying the competition while they’re at it. Today Instagram released a new app called Layout which makes it easier for you to create a photo collage but includes much more than that. Layout also allows you to mirror im...

Frozen 2 officially happening

Tami Benedict

March 12, 2015

Its really, really happening. Just when you thought that the Frozen phenomenon was finally over and you can get "Let it Go" out of your head, this happens. It was announced today at Disney's annual shareholders meeting that Frozen 2 is a go. According to John Lasseter, chief creative officer at Pi...

Will Ferrell plays nine positions

Tami Benedict

March 11, 2015

Baseball and Will Ferrell fans rejoice, for today Ferrell will be playing all nine positions during five different Spring Training games. Ferrell and HBO teamed up with Major League Baseball to film a Funny or Die segment that will be dedicated to fighting cancer. As many baseball lovers know, MLB h...

Don’t worry – Fifty Shades will fade away

Tami Benedict

February 26, 2015

Fifty Shades of Grey was released in theaters last week and people have gone ape shit over it. Over the three day weekend, Fifty Shades broke box offices records making $85.17 million being the fourth all-time best opening. Before the movie was released, people were still losing their minds over th...

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