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How the pandemic changes the way we travel

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December 16, 2020

Xpress Magazine · How the pandemic changes the way we travel The COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on travel is unlike any other downturn the aviation industry has ever faced. We sat down with Jon...

Passage of Prop 22 creates mixed emotions for workers seeking classification remedies

Passage of Prop 22 creates mixed emotions for workers seeking classification remedies
December 15, 2020

The popularity of app-based delivery services, such as Doordash and Uber Eats, have made gig work an in-demand profession. People continue to rely on gig workers to adhere to COVID-19 restrictions and...

The challenges of being an EMT worker and a college student during the pandemic

December 15, 2020

Fernanda Tovar, 21, shares her story working as an EMT for Mexican Red Cross in Tijuana, Mexico while she also attends college.

Sunset Youth Services provides stability for San Francisco youth

December 14, 2020

Dawn and Ron Stueckle set out to make a difference in the lives of youths in San Francisco when they founded Sunset Youth Services in 1992. Youth programs are beneficial for kids who’ve grown up in less...

Down the Drain

Down the Drain
December 12, 2020

Water. We use it throughout the day, from brushing our teeth to watering our plants. It travels hundreds of miles through aqueducts to reach us, and then we pour it down a drain. According to the Washington...

What musicians have gained in the era of COVID-19

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December 11, 2020

Matthew Gilbert, a Stanford University graduate student researching musicology, moved back home with his parents in San Diego when shelter-in-place orders were issued in March as a response to the rapid...

The French Connection Episode I: Language & Gender

The French Connection Episode I: Language & Gender
December 10, 2020

Xpress Magazine · The French Connection Episode I: Language & Gender Bonjour! And welcome to The French Connection, the SF State podcast for all things French. For our inaugural episode, hosts...

Stay sane during quarantine with WGS 593

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December 9, 2020

Editor’s note: The author is a student this semester in WGS 593: Gender, Health, and the Environment. This article features a collection of infographics from the class which we’ve included with Issue...

The Xpress Podcast Episode 1: An Eyelash Vending Machine

The Xpress Podcast Episode 1: An Eyelash Vending Machine
December 9, 2020

Xpress Magazine · The Xpress Podcast: An Eyelash Vending Machine w/ Nia Coats   In this episode of The Xpress Podcast, hosts Erica Gray and Michael Montalvo talk with Xpress Magazine Staff...

The Art of COVID

The Art of COVID
December 9, 2020

Xpress Magazine · The Art of COVID San Francisco artist and pole dancer Jacqui Ray has surprisingly been enjoying theCOVID-19 shut down due to the new found time she has to dedicate to her work. A...

Taking the Sweet Route

Filipino entrepreneurship student reignites his business during COVID
November 30, 2020

Kenneth Cacacho started his bakery Sweet Route when he was just 15, selling baked goods to his family and friends. The business took a pause when he moved to San Francisco to pursue a degree in entrepreneurship...

What freshmen depression looks like during the pandemic

November 22, 2020

SF State freshman Emma O’Leary was devastated when she found out over the summer that all classes in the Fall 2020 semester were going to be online. She pictured her first year in college much differently...

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