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

Justine Brady

Justine Brady, Staff Writer

Justine Brady (she/her) is a print/online journalism major with a minor in anthropology at SF State. She has written for Golden Gate Xpress and is now currently a staff writer for Xpress magazine.

All content by Justine Brady

Finding the Fusion

December 15, 2022

Food creates a sense of community for multicultural families in the Bay Area. Families gather and celebrate their own unique cultural recipes. But what if some cuisines we think are from one culture, were...

(Justine Brady / Xpress Magazine)

Finding the Fusion

December 11, 2022

The marinated sweet pork hisses back at the chef as he gently tosses the meat onto the hot grill. The sound of the knife striking the cutting board can be heard from the kitchen as onions, jalapeños and...

A photo of a person popping bubble wrap in front of a microphone on May 9, 2022. (Xpress Magazine / Paris Galarza)

Why do People Love ASMR?

May 13, 2022

  Long nails lightly tap against a microphone, the sound of cards shuffling as fingers slowly graze each card in the deck. These are just a few of the noises that send waves of tingles down Mia...

Photo illustration by Morgan Ellis. (Morgan Ellis / Xpress Magazine)

Forage for the Future

May 13, 2022

In less than a month, Heidi Herrman will reunite with the ocean tides along the Sonoma coast, waiting patiently for the receding water of early sunrise. Herrman and her assembled team of 10 will soon load...

The interior of Neon Works in Oakland on March 10, 2022. The 17,000-square-foot space houses lit up neon signs, along with works in progress, retired signs and all the tools necessary for bending and maintenance. (Morgan Ellis / Xpress Magazine)

For the Love of Neon

March 17, 2022

  As the warm golden glow of the San Francisco sunset exits the city, the Castro is once again lit up by the mesmerizing, bright light of the multicolored neon lights of the Castro Theater. At almost...

Only in San Francisco’s empty storefront at San Francisco’s Fishermans Wharf on Feb. 13, 2022. (Abraham Fuentes / Xpress Magazine)

Depleted Tourism at Fisherman’s Wharf

February 18, 2022

In 2019, Fisherman’s Wharf was typically a crowded hotspot filled with tourists swinging around their newly purchased souvenir bags paired with a backdrop of lively street performers. Today, the roaring...

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