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

Emily Curiel

Emily Curiel, Photo Editor

Emily Curiel is a senior photojournalism student currently in San Francisco. Emily lives life through a viewfinder. She has a hummingbird superstition and spends most of her down time playing the mobile app game called Two Dots, she’s sort of obsessed. She pets a lot of animals when she can, she loves museums, baseball, chocolate and anything artsy that’s hands on.

All content by Emily Curiel
Fego leans against a mural painted by Precita Eyes, This mural is my life! Muni passes, playing soccer and Mission Dolores high school. Its all here, said Fego.

[Photo] Fego: Escaping into authenticity

May 14, 2021

Fego leans against a mural painted by Precita Eyes, "This mural is my life! Muni passes, playing soccer and Mission Dolores high school. It's all here," said Fego.

On Valencia St. in the Mission District there is a church called El Templo De La Fe Asamblea. Fego says that any time he passes by it now it brings back childhood nastolgia. It’s just a good reminder that Jesus loves me, said Fego. (Emily Curiel / Xpress Magazine)

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On Valencia St. in the Mission District there is a church called El Templo De La Fe Asamblea. Fego says that any time he passes by it now it brings back childhood nastolgia. "It’s just a good reminder...

On Valencia St. in the Mission District there is a church called El Templo De La Fe Asamblea. Fego says that any time he passes by it now it brings back childhood nastolgia. It’s just a good reminder that Jesus loves me, said Fego. (Emily Curiel / Xpress Magazine)

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On Valencia St. in the Mission District there is a church called El Templo De La Fe Asamblea. Fego says that any time he passes by it now it brings back childhood nastolgia. "It’s just a good reminder...

On Valencia St. in the Mission District there is a church called El Templo De La Fe Asamblea. Fego says that any time he passes by it now it brings back childhood nastolgia. It’s just a good reminder that Jesus loves me, said Fego. (Emily Curiel / Xpress Magazine)

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On Valencia St. in the Mission District there is a church called El Templo De La Fe Asamblea. Fego says that any time he passes by it now it brings back childhood nastolgia. "It’s just a good reminder...

A rainbow light banner sways back and forth in the wind in the Castro District. (Emily Curiel / Xpress Magazine)

[Photo] Having ‘Pride’ in their identity

May 14, 2021

A rainbow light banner sways back and forth in the wind in the Castro District. (Emily Curiel / Xpress Magazine)

Positive note affirmations are taped on the window of the SFLGBT Center in the Castro District. (Emily Curiel / Xpress Magazine)

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Positive note affirmations are taped on the window of the SFLGBT Center in the Castro District. (Emily Curiel / Xpress Magazine)

Pride flags hang above a window at the SFLGBT Center in the Castro District. (Emily Curiel / Xpress Magazine)

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Pride flags hang above a window at the SFLGBT Center in the Castro District. (Emily Curiel / Xpress Magazine)

For the love of guitar

[Video] For the love of guitar

April 16, 2021

As the character Moonwind says in the movie 'Soul,' "The zone is enjoyable, but when that joy becomes an obsession, one becomes disconnected from life." Garrett Grimm, SF State alumnus, who majored...

Eight places to visit in Northern California

Eight places to visit in Northern California

March 19, 2021

Monterey: Each year, millions of visitors from around the world visit California beaches to surf, kayak, fish, dive, or just enjoy the scenery. According to Sinauer, California borders the Pacific...

Three varieties of Molcaxitl tacos sit in a biodegradable plate along with two lime slices and sliced radishes, ready to be served at the Outer Sunset Farmers’ Market in San Francisco on Oct. 25, 2020. (Emily Curiel / Xpress Magazine)

SF State student demands a seat at the table for Mexican, Chicano culture

November 16, 2020

“Molcaxitl” — pronounced (MOL-CAH-SHEE-TL) in the Nahuatl language, meaning mortar and pestle — is the name that 21-year-old Nomar Ramirez, a business student at SF State, gave his virtual food...

Hannah Adams holds a shovel while standing alongside her vegetable garden project that she created during quarantine in Berkeley on Oct. 4, 2020. (Emily Curiel / Xpress Media)

During quarantine, Adams says that having plants helps with mental and physical health. “It has absolutely helped me out! Even outside of the pandemic, they provide me clean air, they provide me a sense of stability, something to nurture and love and take care of. I would say regarding my vegetable garden that I just started it was definitely a wonderful quarantine project to keep myself preoccupied and off my phone. And really spend time in solitude just with momma Earth.”

Plant parents

October 26, 2020

 

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