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How does the port strike actually affect us?

Tami Benedict

February 21, 2015

If you've been somewhat paying attention to the news, you know that the west coast ports, yes even the one in Oakland, are currently on strike and it doesn't seem likely that it will end anytime soon. Currently, the ports are congested with backed up vessels waiting to be unloaded and taken to thei...

Facebooking from the Grave

Facebooking from the Grave

Tami Benedict

February 12, 2015

Facebook is our home away from home, a place where we escape our class lectures and focus on more important things, such as cyber-stalking our ex-boyfriends and seeing if we're doing better than them. Facebook has over 1.23 billion monthly active users and it makes you wonder, when a user dies what happens to his or her Facebook account? Well, it used to be when Facebook...

The Perfect Fit

Tami Benedict

February 9, 2015

SF State alumni, Jackelyn Ho, has an insane schedule for someone who has already graduated college. When she is not at Crunch Fitness training people to get the body of their dreams, she is sitting at her house or Starbucks, running the magazine Fiterazzi, which she created with her sister, Cassey ...

SF State reveals new app for shuttles

Tami Benedict

February 6, 2015

The new buses that SF State revealed at the beginning of this semester were great. The new renovations included more room so that more students are able fit, on top of that, the new buses are a lot less smelly and weird compared to the 28 Muni that some take instead. With the additional space for...

Disneyland’s 60th will shine

Disneyland's

Tami Benedict

January 29, 2015

Disneyland's "Disneyland Forever" firework show is like nothing we've seen before. Photo from Disneyland's Twitter Disneyland, the happiest place in the world where children's dreams come true and adults, no matter their age, revert back to their adolescence and relish in the happiness of being at...

SF State graduation will be Giant

SFSU will hold their graduation ceremony at AT&T Park for 2015. Photo by Tami Benedict/Xpress Magazine

Tami Benedict

January 23, 2015

SFSU will hold their graduation ceremony at AT&T Park for 2015. Photo by Tami Benedict/Xpress Magazine This morning, SF State announced that they will be holding the 114th graduation commencement ceremony at AT&T Park for the first time since the ballpark was built fifteen years ago. The ceremony is scheduled for Friday ...

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence Behind the Faces: Shawn Cox

Tami Benedict

January 18, 2015

Contributed by: Katie Lewellyn Shawn Cox, also known as Sister Maddie ‘Bout You, is a thirty-seven year old California native. Born in Antioch California and raised in Oakley, Cox has never had the support he needed growing up as a gay man. He grew up believing that what his sexuality was w...

What’s up with Sia’s new music video?

Tami Benedict

January 8, 2015

Most of you have probably already seen Sia's new controversial music video for "Elastic Heart" featuring Shia LaBeouf and "Dance Moms" Maddie Ziegler. If you haven't seen it, LaBeouf and Ziegler are locked in what looks like a big  bird cage, wearing only nude colored underwear, a unitard for Z...

Doubtfire on fire

Tami Benedict

January 6, 2015

Story by Tami Benedict and Olympia Zampathas   One of San Francisco's cherished tourist locations was set ablaze last night. Around 8 p.m. the homeowner, Dr. Douglas Ousterhout, 79, said that he could smell smoke and realized that someone had set his front door mat on fire. Ousterhout...

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence Behind the Face: Mark Ruissi

Tami Benedict

January 6, 2015

Contributed by: Katie Lewellyn The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence is an order of Queer Nuns in San Francisco whose goal is to help the community, promote human rights and spiritual enlightenment. The Sisters believe that “all people have a right to express their unique joy and beauty and use h...

Into the Woods Review

Tami Benedict

December 27, 2014

  First, I want to put a full disclaimer that "Into the Woods" is a full-blown musical. A lot of people go into the movie thinking it is just like the rest of Disney's movies, some music but basically a normal movie. Into the Woods is adapted off of a Broadway play based on multiple Brothers Grimm fairytales. Now, on to the good stuf...

Worst White Elephant gifts

Tami Benedict

December 24, 2014

We decided to have some fun this holiday season, so across our social media account (Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr) we asked you "What is the worst white elephant gift you have ever received or given?" These were some of the best answers. @orginalfreckle takes the cake on the most cringe worth...

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