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On the Record: Vinyl Presses Forward

On the Record: Vinyl Presses Forward
May 23, 2014

  <strong>Video by Macy Williams and Daniel A. Nelson</strong> We traveled to El Segundo to Bill Smoth Custom Records to film vinyl records being made. Owner Kevin Smith describes...

Tune In, Go Native

Tune In, Go Native
May 23, 2014

http://youtu.be/5cnBpwE4pe0 Written by Chantel Genest Photos and video by Tony Santos It is seven thirty at night and as students make their way home and the campus slowly calms, the Creative Arts...

Flask Mob

Flask Mob
May 23, 2014

[widgetkit id=6091] Written by Marianna Barrera Photos By Ryan Lebrich As soon as the sun sets, the mob slowly starts to gather between Sansome and Commercial Streets. Soon hundreds of people are...

University Design:School Pride and Fashion Collide

Senior Apparel Design and Merchandising student __  cuts sews reuses SF State plastic street banners to construct universal unisex outfits in Burk Hall room 410, Wed. Mar. 12.  The outfits will be showcased in a SF State fashion show in May. Photo by Tony Santos / Xpress
May 23, 2014

[widgetkit id=6082] Written by Melissa Landeros Photos by Tony Santos Thick, coarse, dirty, unbearable to get around—SF State design students could not help but complain about having to work with...

Against the Grain

May 23, 2014

Written by Katie Mullen Photo by Tony Santos It’s a beautiful Saturday in San Francisco. The sun has come out to play and so have you. You and a group of friends decide that the only thing to...

Blind Ambition

May 23, 2014

[widgetkit id=6065] Written By Ben Tasner Photos by Lorisa Salvatin A child of two deaf parents, Meir Schneider, was born with cataracts, glaucoma, astigmatism, and nystagmus. As a young boy he...

Dropping the Ball

Myra Navarro (left), of Fighting Falangees Balls of Fury, and Chris Chang, of ASTRO Ballers, play each other during a skeeball match at Bar None, in San Francisco, Monday, Feb. 20th, 2014.
Photo by Gavin McIntyre / Xpress
May 23, 2014

[widgetkit id=6058] Written by Jessica Mendoza Photos by Gavin McIntyre As you walk down the streets in the Marina district, every corner you turn is bursting with restaurants showcasing the finest...

XPress DIY: Dinner Party Decoration on a Dime

XPress DIY: Dinner Party Decoration on a Dime
May 22, 2014

[widgetkit id=6044] Written and Photographed by Nicole Crittenden Summer is here! Hopefully this means you will have a little more time to relax and enjoy San Francisco’s foggy climate (and maybe...

Sensory Deprevation

May 19, 2014

By Nicole Dobarro I was naked in the darkest space I have ever been in. I willingly shut the door but my fingers refused to let go of the handle. Instead they only gripped tighter. My mind filled...

All of the Lights

Neon Artist Meryl Pataky works on a glass tube that will be used for an upcoming piece. (Gavin McIntyre / Xpress Magazine)
May 17, 2014

An SF artist uses glass and neon gasses to create light sculptures. Of the sixty artists who displayed their work in the “UNIVERSE: The Art of Existence” show at the Modern Eden Gallery in North Beach,...

COLLEGE: SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

May 17, 2014

Written by Ben Tasner Baby Boomers return to school in pursuit of facing new challenges and accomplishing life-long dreams. In June of 1973, Anthony Maglio took off from Waco, Texas flying a freight...

On the rebound

May 17, 2014

Written by Nicole Crittenden Atop the second floor in the Cesar Chavez student center lies a student organization unlike any other in the nation. The room emits life and energy as people continually...

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The student-run magazine of San Francisco State University
Spring 2014