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

Amy Burke

Amy Burke, Staff Reporter

Amy Burke is a California native who has had the bug for journalism since she was a little girl. She is curious about everything and everyone, in fact she used to interview her grandfather when she just five years old. Her favorite thing to do is learn about people and their life stories. As a journalist, her interests are all about people, psychology, and learning what makes people tick. She will bring this to Xpress Magazine.

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People walk past the UCSF Alliance Health Project van outside of the Student Services building.

Are SF State Students Having Safe Sex?

Amy Burke, Staff Reporter
March 20, 2024

At the heart of college campuses nationwide, an epidemic is quietly preying on the lives of students like a thief in the night. A survey conducted by market research company Pollfish found that one in...

Graphic depicting disproportionate rates of access to health insurance and usual source of care among non-U.S. citizens.

The Epidemic of Anxiety

Amy Burke, Staff Reporter
March 20, 2024

Anxiety and depression are two formidable opponents plaguing the lives of many college students all over the country, leaving behind a trail of stressed and overwhelmed minds. As the pressure to excel...

Speaker photographed is has served the San Francisco community at Dolores Housing
Shelter and shares the importance of safe parking for these residents and the impact
eviction of unhoused has on individuals that she has worked with 
(Daniella Martinez / Xpress Magazine)

The Last Resort RV Park Right Outside SF State

Amy Burke, Staff Reporter
January 28, 2024

As students approach the SF State campus, they can see rows of RVs, or recreational vehicles, lining many of the streets. The RVs along Winston Drive are accompanied by barbecue grills, trampolines and...

First of revolution above an outline of protesters. (Illustration by Zackery Stehr / Xpress Magazine)

SFSU is a pioneer for protests, but do they actually create change?

Amy Burke, Staff Reporter
January 28, 2024

This semester, the SF State community marched through campus, echoing chants and fighting for multiple causes. In September, chants of “Hey hey, ho ho, tuition hikes have got to go” were heard, as...

 Rachele Lee (L), student of Metro, and Madhurya Gautam (R), tutor and mentor, sit in the Metro
tutoring room of the HSS building in between their classes on September 27, 2023. (Tam Vu / Xpress
Magazine)

SF State Increases Graduation Rates for underrepresented students

Amy Burke, Staff Reporter
November 27, 2023

The Metro College Success Program office, located on the third floor of the Health and Social Sciences building, is often buzzing with activity. A student is working with Danny Paz Gabriner, a student...

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