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Tales of a Lyft Driver

Student by day, Erika Maldonado moonlights as a Lyft driver in the City by the Bay. Photo by John Ornelas / Xpress

December 17, 2013

While weekend warriors are out on the town, I’m the one they call when they need a lift.  Most people know it as ride sharing, but the California Public Utilities Commission has officially dubbed app-based ride services Transportation Network Companies, TNCs. Companies like Sidecar and Uber have been making headlines and pissing off tax...

Stretch Out The Stress

November 18, 2013

Written by Thomas Figg-Hoblyn Photos by Ryan Leibrich It’s that time of the semester again Gators –research papers, essays, finals – cramming. But it’s time to consider the damage done to one’s body from cramming for hours on end, banging away on a keyboard, jacked on caffeine, hunc...

Is Apple just phoning it in?

Is Apple just phoning it in?

Agnes Mogstad

October 14, 2013

The newest iPhones could be the end of the beginning or the beginning of the end. It’s 12:30 a.m. at night outside of Stonestown Galleria. There’s a line of people lined up against the wall bundled in warm jackets and blankets. It’s the coldest part of town, and it feels like it. Josh Rufino is...

New concerns over cell phone radiation

New concerns over cell phone radiation

Xpress Mag Staff

September 25, 2013

Written by Thomas Figg-Hoblyn Photo by Ryan Leibrich Recently I brought up the idea of writing a story about the dangers of using a cell phone because of radiation to some of my colleagues on staff, and immediately someone interjected “I thought that got debunked years ago.” And that was pretty much the end of it....

Mayhem Comes to Los Santos

Xpress Mag Staff

September 20, 2013

By Justice Boles Grand Theft Auto V came out this Tuesday, and it’s probably the most important game release of this generation. Few games will be as accessible to so many as GTA V, and even fewer carry the same weight. Players can look forward to spending hundreds of hours ripping through Los...

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