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

Kenzie Aellig

Kenzie Aellig, Editor in Chief

Kenzie Aellig (she/her) is the editor in chief of Xpress Magazine. Through her work, she hopes to highlight stories of community and culture, including intersecting identities that haven’t been the traditional voices of news and media. She enjoys writing about the arts, reproductive justice, sexuality, and women and gender issues.

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Ziggy Deberry, 20, poses for a photo in the historic Castro neighborhood of San Francisco on Dec. 3, 2021. “There needs to be space — there has to be space — for the people who are now struggling,” they say. (Kenzie Aellig / Xpress Magazine)

Castro: the New Queer Experience

December 15, 2021

  Its colorful flags give a cheerful welcome to visitors from all around the world, while its historic bars and shops give comfort to the residents who have been there since the beginning. The...

Who are you?

Who are you?

May 14, 2021

From the moment we are conceived, labels are placed on us. They have the potential to box people in or set them free. Recently, language has adapted to identities that were previously unrecognized. “When...

DJs: The women ruling the scene

DJs: The women ruling the scene

April 16, 2021

The following article includes an experience of a sensitive situation involving sexual assault. As multicolor lights sweep the darkened room, bodies sway, connected for a moment in time. The ground...

Mindfulness and meditation: nature’s impact on mental health

[Video] Mindfulness and meditation: nature’s impact on mental health

March 19, 2021

Humanity thrives in nature and without it, people’s health and well-being can quickly suffer. Experts believe nature is one of the most powerful healing forces on earth. With stay-at-home orders enforced...

Depop: Handing the fashion reins over to Gen Z

Depop: Handing the fashion reins over to Gen Z

February 19, 2021

Side-by-side, these three young girls could be mistaken for the main characters of an early 2000s movie. Their graphic T-shirts, low-rise jeans and glossy lips create an undeniable sense of deja-vu....

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