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

Albert Serna Jr.

Albert Serna Jr., Chief Content Editor / Multimedia Editor

Albert Serna Jr. (he/him) is a queer Chicano journalist from the San Gabriel Valley outside of Los Angeles. He is a senior print/online major and has been reporting in some way, shape or form for roughly 13 years. He most recently wrote for the Boyle Heights Beat in L.A. where he covered crime but has been published in the Huffington Post and WeHo Times. Serna hosts a podcast called the Heel which covers topics and current events for queer people. He has a passion for investigative reporting and long-form journalism and is always ready for a tip. He married his husband in March of last year and has two dogs and a cat.

All content by Albert Serna Jr.

[Video] Oasis in the Gaslands – The Bleed Podcast

February 18, 2022

This podcast was created to accompany the story Oasis in the Gaslands by Albert Serna Jr., published on February 17th, 2022.

Novella Carpenter, co-founder and co-owner of the BioFuel Oasis Cooperative in Berkeley, poses for a portrait on the stacks of hay behind the store Feb. 5, 2022. (Morgan Ellis / Xpress Magazine)

[Video] Oasis in the Gaslands

February 18, 2022

Joe McCauley checked the side of his car for any spilled oil.   “It will strip the paint off your car if you’re not careful,” he said. “But it’s good for the environment and your car....

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