The student-run magazine of San Francisco State University

Xpress Magazine

The student-run magazine of San Francisco State University

Xpress Magazine

The student-run magazine of San Francisco State University

Xpress Magazine

Modesto Joins Black Lives Matter Protests

Modesto Joins Black Lives Matter Protests

Modesto marched along McHenry Avenue in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter protests across the nation on Sunday, March 31st, 2020. A large group of people gathered on Tenth Street Plaza with homemade...

Silver Linings – Video Diary

By Karishma Patadia
June 1, 2020

Over the past two months, I have been documenting my time in quarantine. This is the third and final episode of my video diaries. For almost two months now, I have been living in Riverside with my family...

Spiritual Holistic Medicine

Spiritual Holistic Medicine

“Nature is alive and talking to us. This is not a metaphor.”- Terence McKenna  Humans have had a sacred relationship with nature for thousands of years. Nutritious plants, fruits and roots kept...

The devil you dont know

The devil you don’t know

He’s been tied to hundreds of heinous crimes throughout history, often pinned as the alleged influencer. Hollywood has profited heavily off his presence in films like “The Witch,” “Rosemary’s...

Whats wrong with weed?

What’s wrong with weed?

Within the state of California, marijuana has been legal and decriminalized for years. Yet, many people still choose to believe the various stigmas attached to this controversial plant. In 1996, California...

A Raunchy Romp Through Literature

A Raunchy Romp Through Literature

Entering that balmy room on the fifth floor of the Rue de Montreuil from the novel cold always proved uncomfortable. My glasses fogged and my face warmed to a horribly Celtic shade of carmine. Evé Tournier’s,...

Athletic Performance: Whats weed got to do with it?

Athletic Performance: What’s weed got to do with it?

“I just love weed man!” said former NCAA college athlete Nate Jacob.  Like many other college athletes, Jacob was once part of the National Collegiate Athletic Association at his school. The NCAA,...

San Francisco and Sacramento Litas gather for a memorial ride.

Give a girl a motorcycle

“My excitement for moto comes from the adrenaline,” said Tish Yodatee, co-founder of the all-female motorcycle collective Bay Area chapter “The Litas.”  “The power, the freedom. Being in the...

Galen Leach, tattoo artist in San Francisco

The story behind the ink

Story by Anne Lima
May 12, 2020

Tattoo art can be as exciting as it is addictive. While versatile in technique, it is beautiful in appearance. The tattoo industry is a fascinating one, with a history that dates back over thousands of...

Fucking ourselves over with sex

Fucking ourselves over with sex

When we don’t know how to deal with ourselves and our feelings or with others and their feelings, we each seek refuge differently. Some people splurge their money online shopping in the name of “Treat...

Letter From the Editor

Letter From the Editor

Amy Bigelow
May 12, 2020

Running a magazine is a lot like managing a band. One that consists of 14 members, several managers and one phenomenal record producer - thanks Joanne. Releasing our fourth and final album, I mean digital...

A party animal guide to safer sessions

A party animal guide to safer sessions

Well, the 2020 festival season is cancelled.  But will that stop true party animals from doing their thing? Probably not. While it’s important to take necessary precautions to avoid contracting or...

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