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Double the Work

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June 6, 2013

By Melissa Landeros Photos Virginia Tieman What started, as chasing a store on wheels all around San Francisco has now become a simple muni ride downtown to The Crocker Galleria, which is the permanent home for Christina Ruiz's mobile boutique. The TopShelf Style boutique's pop-up shop op...

Raiju Takes the Stage

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June 4, 2013

By Jessica Mendoza The lights dim down in the Depot. The current band, which just performed, left the stage and the workers are setting up the equipment on the stage as they prepare for the next band to take the stage. While the stage is being set, Vinnie Hecht, drummer and bartender at the SF State ...

An Educational Partnership For At-Risk Youth

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June 4, 2013

By Vanessa Serpas Eunice Nuval sits hovered over the projector. She’s making edits to a monologue written by Jackie, her seventeen-year-old student at San Francisco’s Downtown High School. Far from the typical high school experience, Mrs. Nuval—as she’s known in the classroom—spends much of her time...

A Night of Fashion

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June 4, 2013

By Melissa Landeros Photos by Samantha Benedict and Kenny Redublo More than 20 designers, over 120 models, a production team of about 80, 1 runway and 1 night that brought all types of people together to support SF State’s Apparel Design and Merchandising (ADM) students at the San Francisco D...

Fashion or Function?

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June 3, 2013

Story and Photos by Jessica Graham Crystals, specifically quartz, are a hot trend in fashion, dominating the runways of designer labels such as Chanel and Prada, trickling down to more affordable fashion outlets like Urban Outfitters and Forever 21. Ranging from rounded, crystal-clear stones to a co...

The Modern Dater

The Modern Dater

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May 13, 2013

By Rhys Alvarado Photos by Jessica Worthington People say I’m old fashioned. And I don’t blame them. I listen to old soul cuts of Sam Cooke and The Nat King Cole Trio religiously. I drink old fashioneds when I go to the bar (a good measure of a good bartender). And I’m still searching for the thief who’s been snagging...

The Benchwarmers of Section 139

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May 13, 2013

By Jessica Mendoza Photos by Gabriella Gamboa It’s a cloudy morning in San Francisco. Crowds of people gather towards China Basin. The World Champs, San Francisco Giants, have come back to AT&T ballpark. The blue, red, and white Major League Baseball banners, annually displayed on ever...

Moneyball

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May 13, 2013

  By Jessica Mendoza Photos by Gabriella Gamboa It’s a beautiful Wednesday morning. The skies are crystal clear. The sun rays shine over the empty Oakland Coliseum. There are still a few hours until the first pitch and only a few cars in the parking lot. A large group of people dressed in green and yellow shirts with “Galleo” writ...

Diving Deep: Rhys’s Guide to the Best Dive Bars in SF

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April 29, 2013

By Rhys Alvarado Li Po Cocktail Lounge 916 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108 (415) 982-0072 Bathroom-o-meter: 1.5 Happy Hour: None In the heart of the nation’s first Chinatown lies one of San Francisco’s oldest dive bars. Dating back as far as the completion of the Golden Gate Br...

How to Spring Forward in Style

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April 24, 2013

  By Melissa Landeros Photos by Erica Marquez Embellishments, patterns, colors, collars, and cutouts so many trends, so little time in between the next wave of trends. So before spring is over lets indulge in what is current now. Just about every article of clothing this season has an added piece ...

Meet James and Evander

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April 2, 2013

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_l9vPl_x-8U By Barbara Szabo James and Evander is a band from Oakland, California. The two members Adam Myatt and Glenn Jackson met in a college that is not to be named, because they feel that the tuition was too expensive for what the curriculum had to offer. There ...

Morally Straight: The Changing Face of the Boy Scouts of America

Scoutmaster Michael Dotson (left)  and Assistant Scoutmaster Andrew Dotson (right)  a father-son scoutmaster duo for the Boy Scout Troop 88 in San Francisco talk to the scouts during a meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 at the Forest Hill Clubhouse. Photo by Jessica Worthington / Xpress

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March 18, 2013

By Rhys Alvarado Photos by Jessica Worthington Andrew Dotson studies the climate. Everyone in Troop 88 refers to him as the “weather man,” one of many hats he wears as assistant scout leader and meteorology major at San Francisco State University. Every Wednesday, Troop 88 meets a...

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