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For the Love of the Game

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September 20, 2012

Written by Sage Kemmerly The trumpets announce the start of the races as people file through the turnstiles into the massive stadium. Lines gather at the betting windows as young and old alike fidget with their money, eager to place their first bet and win. Matt Lagerstrom checks his program booklet,...

A Brew Overview

September 20, 2012

Written by Erin Browner ...

Mad Brewing Scientists Push the Flavor Meter: A Story in Three Parts

September 20, 2012

Written by Erin Browner Photos by Henry Nguyen “We’ve been brewing seriously together for about a year now,” explains Ryan Dalton, a seasoned home beer brewer. He chuckles and looks over at his brewing partner, Kenton Hokanson. The two do more than brew beer at home; they make homebrewing a...

Tips From the Pros For a First-Time Home Brewer

September 20, 2012

Written by Erin Browner  ...

Follow the Food Runners

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September 19, 2012

Written by Lissette Alvarez This map chronicles some of Food Runners’ primary locations they would pick up and drop off their food items. The map also pinpoints the agencies receiving the food from SoMa to the Embarcadero area. According to the Food Runners’ site, their organization is a focal...

Soul Searching in San Francisco

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September 19, 2012

Written and Video by Natalia Vaskez Souls of San Francisco is a project independently crafted by Garry Bowden after his childhood friend began the Humans of New York project. Bowden seeks to interact with individuals and get to know about what makes each person a part of the community of San Francis...

Steampunk: Mixing Fantasy and Fashion

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May 17, 2012

Steampunk Fashion: Emily Marshall from Xpress Magazine on Vimeo. By Lina Abascal @linalovesit  Nestled in the industrial warehouses of the South of Market, is a subculture that combines elements of the past with pieces from a fantasy of the future. A regular meeting place for participants of the Steampunk scene...

SF State Students in the Dance Music Industry

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May 2, 2012

By Lina Abascal @linalovesit  The San Francisco State University student body is filled with active consumers of dance music, but is also a learning environment for a community of aspiring industry professionals. Party photographers, publicists, record label owners, and promoters are just some of the ...

Hunting A Story’s Story

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April 18, 2012

Written by Mette Mayli Albaek @mettealbaek They weigh nothing and take up no space in your bedroom. Americans seem to love them, which may explain why the sale of e-books increases every year several hundred percent. In fact, today one-tenth of all books bought here are e-books and in 2010, America...

Page Against the Machine

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April 18, 2012

Written by Victor M. Rodriguez @vrod18 Walking in from the busy streets of the Mission, the ambient smells penetrate the nostrils and carry a familiar coffeehouse scent. The perpetual shelves squeezed tightly together display books, from the latest to the greatest. Either by curiosity or as...

Legal Street Dogs

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April 16, 2012

  Written by Lissette Alvarez @lyalva It is a cold Saturday night in the Mission district and the streets are quiet except the faint notes of Cumbia music that radiates from a small hot dog trailer parked in front of El Mercantile on 19th Street. The tantalizing smell of hot dogs, bacon, and onions waft through the air. Adan Gonzalez, ...

Bare in the Bay Area

Bare in the Bay Area

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April 16, 2012

Written by Erika Maldonado @erika_maldo  A luminous Florida sun reflects off of the lake at the Caliente Resort on a Saturday morning in April.  Rich Pasco stands next to his groomsmen, clad in matching bow ties as his wife to be, Julianne, walks barefoot down the aisle.  Draped in a veil cr...

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