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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...

Exploring the relationship between people of color and the Democratic party

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November 24, 2020

Winning takes strategy. In the 2020 presidential election, some politicians are open with the way they feel about people they are serving, Trump calling Black people “Blacks” or talking about “shithole...

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...

The road to election night on the Gillibus

Jackie Fielder started using Gillibus to campaign in August as an alternative to expensive billboard advertising. On Election Day, Fielder and her volunteers rode the bus to landmark spots around San Francisco to interact with constituents. (Saylor Nedelman / Xpress Magazine)
Jackie Fielder used the popular party bus to ride around San Francisco rallying last minute voters on election day
November 4, 2020

The Gillibus, a long powder blue vintage bus, sat parked at a gas station on the corner of 19th Avenue and Irving Street. On the opposite side of 19th, former California State Senate candidate for District...

FIRST VOTE

November 3, 2020

In FIRST VOTE, SFSU’s multimedia journalism students featured first time voters from all across the Bay Area: Anahi Ruvalcaba, Augustine Aranda, Chanel Payne, Christian Cabang, Jordan Wong, Naya Flores,...

Say their names

A family slowly winds through the “Say Their Names” exhibit installed at Klyde Warren Park. Many attendees recorded their experiences on camera in Dallas, Texas. (Omar Morales / Xpress Magazine)
Pop-up memorial honors Black people killed by racism
October 28, 2020

Hundreds of residents visited Klyde Warren Park in Dallas, Texas on Sept. 17 to honor the lives of Black people killed by racism. The “Say Their Names” memorial is a traveling installation that hopes...

Media Literacy for Revolution

Media Literacy for Revolution
How you can better understand what you see online in 5 steps
September 21, 2020

Remember, if you will. September of 2019. A viral Facebook joke urged thousands to “Storm Area 51, They can’t stop all of us.” 30,000 people RSVP-ed online, and around 6,000 people traveled to...

Nicaragua’s First Daughter shares #Metoo Story in New Documentary

Nicaragua’s First Daughter shares #Metoo Story in New Documentary
Editor's note: This story mentions sexual violence
May 11, 2020

Despite the obvious distance imposed by the threat of COVID-19, the words that seemed the ripest on the lips of everyone present in the March 13 Zoom meeting with Zoilamérica Ortega Murillo were those...

Many students ineligible for coronavirus stimulus

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April 6, 2020

After weeks of debate, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, a $2 trillion stimulus package bill to help the economy in the wake of the coronavirus. The bill, which was...

Culture Cannot Be Erased – A Central American Perspective

Culture Cannot Be Erased – A Central American Perspective
March 24, 2020

Scanning the sanguine walls, dripping with paraphernalia, it was easy to miss the Nicaraguan flag enamel pin and modest portrait of Guatemala’s national bird: the resplendent quetzal. They stood as the...

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