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Quest for Three: Giants drop the ball in Game 3

October 25, 2014

The Giants returned home to the Bay Area for Game 3 of the World Series, but after the Royals got an early jump, the Giants could not catch up. The Giants lost 3-2 and are now behind in the series...

Tales of a Lyft Driver

Student by day, Erika Maldonado moonlights as a Lyft driver in the City by the Bay. Photo by John Ornelas / Xpress
December 17, 2013

While weekend warriors are out on the town, I’m the one they call when they need a lift.  Most people know it as ride sharing, but the California Public Utilities Commission has officially dubbed...

15 Songs To Rejuvenate Your iPod

December 17, 2013

Are you tired of the music on your iPod? We’ve all been there. Sometime we reach a point where every song we own seems boring, overplayed and uninspiring. In those moments of crisis, we rummage through...

Alternative Ways To Get Wasted

John Franco marks his bingo card after his number is called at The Riptide located at 3639 Taraval St. between 46th and 47th avenues, Saturday Sept. 10, 2013. The Riptide hosts bingo night every saturday night from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with a final round grand prize of a $50 bar tab.  Photo By Tony Santos / Xpress
December 17, 2013

Alcohol makes pretty much any situation better. While bar-hopping and some dance therapy can help take the edge off, new and exciting ways to get your drink on works wonders.  Bar trivia nights are...

Catching Crabs

December 17, 2013

Words and photos by Tony Santos Braving the open sea, wrangling wild animals from the depths of the ocean, and taking the kill home to feast upon the meat. Ok, it’s no Deadliest Catch, but...

Summer Ignites Winter

Summer Ignites Winter
December 17, 2013

Words and Photos by Mike Hendrickson Summer Fenton began snowboarding when she was four years old.  By age six she was competing and had picked up her first sponsorship. When Mammoth Mountain...

Inside San Quentin

Photo by Michael Glogowski-Walldorf / Flickr
December 17, 2013

Written by Bek Phillips The door clangs shut behind me and a guard behind a window asks for identification. The buzzer sounds as a second door opens and I take my first steps behind the walls, into...

Doctor Who’s Silver Anniversary

December 15, 2013

    In case you’ve been living under a rock and/or aren’t an anglophile, Doctor Who, the longest running science fiction TV show, recently hit its fiftieth anniversary, complete...

Bareback Behavior

Condoms are shown as not being utilized by some who's sex lives do not practice safe sex on purpose and choose to go Bareback. Amanda Peterson
December 9, 2013

Written by Jennifer Moreno Photos by Amanda Peterson No condoms. No fear. No regrets. That’s the motto Josh Landale, the thirty-year-old blogger behind Confessions of a Bareback Sauna Slut, lives...

Lulu: Whether You Like It or Not

Lulu: Whether You Like It or Not
December 9, 2013

Written by Rhys Robinson Photo by Philip Houston Let’s be honest for a moment, fellas. At one point or another, we’ve all been stood up. Maybe the smoking hot blonde you chatted up in history...

Design and Refine

Design and Refine
December 9, 2013

Written Melissa Landeros Photos by John Ornelas Bright lighting. Hues of earth tones. Pops of color. A mix of sleek jackets, tailored dresses, intricate outerwear, and fine accessories.  At five...

Deck The Malls

Edward Dahl stands in the center of the forty-foot-tall Barrango Christmas tree he and his team set up in Stonestown Galleria for the holiday. Photo by Kate O'Neal / Xpress
December 9, 2013

Written by Macy Williams Photos by Kate O'Neal Late at night, hours after shoppers have swiped their credit cards at Stonestown Galleria, a man and his team are hard at work transforming the mall...

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The student-run magazine of San Francisco State University
Fall 2013