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Finding pleasure during a pandemic

Fernando G. Pacheco December 18, 2020

Hookup culture has changed. It now includes flirting behind a face mask, standing 6 feet away. Nude pictures have become treasured commodities, as the outside bears a ‘proceed with caution’ sign.  Self-isolation...

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How the pandemic changes the way we travel

Rebecca Schupp, Social Media Editor December 16, 2020

Xpress Magazine · How the pandemic changes the way we travel The COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on travel is unlike any other downturn the aviation industry has ever faced. We sat down with Jon...

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Entering the healthcare frontlines

Erica Gray November 5, 2020

A family walked into Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford to care for their one-month-old newborn, who had recently tested positive for COVID-19. As Joanna Stephenson, a nurse of only six months,...

Silver Linings – Video Diary

By Karishma Patadia June 1, 2020

Over the past two months, I have been documenting my time in quarantine. This is the third and final episode of my video diaries. For almost two months now, I have been living in Riverside with my family...

SFSU coach reflects on the current state of sports during COVID-19

SFSU coach reflects on the current state of sports during COVID-19

Diani Ellis April 30, 2020

“Quarantine got me into the best shape of my life, but [quarantine] has also stopped me from showing off the shape I am in,” said Tom Lyons, a full time Cross Country and Track field coach at San Francisco...

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News updates: Some stories you may have missed while in the midst of a global pandemic

Story by Andrea Williams April 24, 2020

Although it may feel like time has stopped and COVID-19 is the only thing on anyone's mind, the world still goes on turning. “Normal” life is drastically changing as millions of people cannot work...

What does it mean to be productive in a global pandemic?

What does it mean to be productive in a global pandemic?

Story by Fernando Martinez April 21, 2020

The coronavirus is the most trendy topic in the world right now, and rightfully so. Thousands of people have died, millions are without jobs and the ways in which we have been viewing the world are being...

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Seeing rainbows through the storm

As the world attempts to cope with a global pandemic and many countries enforce social distancing, it is easy to feel hopeless and alone. But in the midst of it all, people are choosing to share messages...

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Working in the midst of a health crisis

Story by Diani Ellis April 8, 2020

“COVID-19 started off as this little thing we took as a joke,” Taylor Pennington, 22-year-old San Francisco Emergency Medical Technician worker said. “But now, I can’t stress it enough, how real...

Empty: San Francisco during COVID-19, A City on Pause

The streets of Downtown San Francisco are barren of the bustling city life after the recent shelter-in-place enacted in response to COVID-19. The ceasing of tourism and public activities has created a...

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