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Beyond the Surface Level of IG Content Creators

Beyond the Surface Level of IG Content Creators

Story by Anne Lima, Photos by Paige Acosta

August 25, 2020

Editor's note: This article was written as a part of the Fall 2019 class but was not able to be published due to website issues. It seems as though when you tap into Instagram these days everyone is out here living their best life.  Between it being a Hot Girl Summer to a Spooky Season, many people’s an...

The story behind the ink

Galen Leach, tattoo artist in San Francisco

Story by Anne Lima

May 12, 2020

Tattoo art can be as exciting as it is addictive. While versatile in technique, it is beautiful in appearance. The tattoo industry is a fascinating one, with a history that dates back over thousands of years to ancient Asia and Africa. Drawing from individual inspiration and artistic expression, most t...

Reading In Shelter

Reading In Shelter

Story by Anne Lima

April 30, 2020

Currently, as local libraries and bookstores follow shelter-in-place guidelines, many avid readers have turned to e-books and audiobooks that can be accessed through public library websites. Digitized book services like Kindle and Audible offer low cost (under $10) to free e/audiobooks that readers ...

SF bloggers recommend places to visit in the city after lockdown

Pier 23 Cafe, San Francisco, CA. Image credits to Clara Rice & Pier 23 Cafe.

Story by Anne Lima

April 24, 2020

As we now enter a second month of this shelter in place protocol, many people have come to reminisce about the places and things they loved to do in San Francisco. From spending a Saturday picnic filled with music and dogs running around at Dolores Park or hiking up the trails of Twin Peaks. Yes, I ju...

Self-Care during Stress Awareness Month

Photo by Natalie from Pexels

Story by Anne Lima

April 9, 2020

Being thrown for a loop during this pandemic has shown to come with various emotions and reactions toward what to make of all of this for ourselves. School campuses aren’t open and non-essential businesses are closed until further notice. This has shown to result in a lack of structure for our dai...

The San Francisco Coffee Rush

The San Francisco Coffee Rush

by Anne Lime and photos by Harrison Rich

December 9, 2019

Some people call it a three-course meal during a busy day or week. Some call it a vice, and others say the day literally doesn’t start without it. It’s used as a way to break the ice over business or a date. A good cup of coffee really goes a long way in making our day, and the city isn’t sho...

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