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Sharing Economy Apps

Jannelle Garcia

May 15, 2015

The new sharing economy that took rise in the mid 2000’s has introduced people to the concept of gaining goods, housing, and services through exchange instead of spending money. According to a 2014 study conducted by PWC, 44 percent of the participants surveyed said they are familiar with the sharing economy. After tak...

Y Generation: Afraid of dating?

Y Generation: Afraid of dating?

Jannelle Garcia

March 2, 2015

Artwork by Alec Fernandes/Xpress Magazine The comments above are just some of the many posts on the new matchmaking website, “We Met on the N” , created by Alex Lee at the beginning of February. Similar to Craigslist's “Missed Connection” page, “We Met on the N” is an online site where Judah passengers c...

Faceless Opinions

amontero

February 14, 2015

Do you ever get the feeling that your friends aren’t telling you the truth? Do you consistently chastise your significant other for their vacuous responses to existential questions such as, “do you like my new haircut?” Do the opinions of others affect your sense of self? Does this type of ...

Mix music with Crossfader

Alec Fernandes

October 23, 2014

Blare two songs at the same time and chances are it will sound like trash being dumped into a garbage truck. But sometimes it creates a pleasant surprise, like late at night in a Castro bar where Rihanna’s “Rude Boy” mixes perfectly with Iyaz’s song “Replay.” It takes a well-train...

Apps to get you moving in the morning

Tami Benedict

September 24, 2014

With summer officially over, fun late nights turn into study sessions and mornings become a challenge of how many times you can successfully hit the snooze button before being late. The bad habit of hitting the snooze button can get some of us in trouble though, causing us to be late for whatever...

Lulu: Whether You Like It or Not

Lulu: Whether You Like It or Not

December 9, 2013

Written by Rhys Robinson Photo by Philip Houston Let’s be honest for a moment, fellas. At one point or another, we’ve all been stood up. Maybe the smoking hot blonde you chatted up in history class bailed on you at the last-minute. Or the Latin cutie you danced the night away with never returned your ...

A Technological Pursuit

September 24, 2012

Words: Jennifer Sandoval East of San Francisco past Pleasanton lies the small city of Livermore. The city is normally quiet and quaint, but at two in the morning it holds an urban legend. Just behind the Safeway supermarket, a pair of railroad tracks stretch onward, inviting those who enjoy ghostl...

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