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

Nadia Castro

Nadia Castro, Diversity Editor

Nadia Castro (she/her) is the diversity editor for Xpress Magazine. She is majoring in journalism and minoring in business management.  She likes to write about pop culture, arts and entertainment, travel and women's rights. She’s in her last semester at SF State and is going to pursue grad school to further her journalism career. She’s also interested in book publishing as she loves to read fiction novels. Nadia enjoys photography, dancing and the ocean during her free time. 

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The interior of the Latinx Student Center at SF State is seen on Dec. 7,2023. (Neal Wong/Xpress Magazine)

The Life of Being Latin-American

Nadia Castro, Diversity Editor
December 12, 2023

Walking through the Latinx Student Center on campus, students are met with brightly colored flags and the occasional event for students to unite through culture. The center has provided a safe haven for...

The interior of the Latinx Student Center at SF State is seen on Dec. 7, 2023. (Neal Wong/Xpress Magazine)

Is SF State Serving the Latinx Community?

Nadia Castro, Diversity Editor
December 12, 2023

In 2016, SF State was designated a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Including SF State, 21 out of 23 California State Universities are an HSI. According to The CSU External Relations, an HSI is defined...

As National Physician Latino Day approaches on Oct. 1, Viclarie Lozoya, a physiology major, sets up a table outside to advocate for students to join Latinas in STEM, an empowering science community that offers leadership and mentorship for college students. (Courtesy photo Viclarie Lozoya)

Steministas

Nadia Castro, Diversity Editor
November 15, 2023

A world where daughters of immigrants are forging paths into STEM despite cultural heritage and societal expectations is coming into reality. In a male-dominated and undiversified program such as STEM...

An empty classroom on a Wednesday afternoon in the Humanities building on Nov. 30, 2022.  (Nadia Castro / Xpress Magazine)

Wake Me Up When Winter Ends

Nadia Castro, Diversity Editor
December 9, 2022

As the sun goes down around 4 p.m. and the breeze hits frozen noses, classrooms  become empty. With only three to four students showing up, professors begin to wonder where their students are. The population...

Babe Smart Truco pets their emotional support dog Faba while walking on campus at SF State on Tuesday, September 13, 2022. Faba accompanies Smart Truco everywhere, from their home off campus to each class. (Juliana Yamada/Xpress Magazine)

Campus Impawsters

Nadia Castro, Diversity Editor
September 16, 2022

As students make their way to Cafe Rosso and their classes on campus, so do their animals. Tails wag as dogs walk next to their owner, and cats in backpacks peer out at the students from inside their bubble.  While...

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