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What musicians have gained in the era of COVID-19

Erica Gray December 11, 2020

Matthew Gilbert, a Stanford University graduate student researching musicology, moved back home with his parents in San Diego when shelter-in-place orders were issued in March as a response to the rapid...

The Xpress Podcast Episode 1: An Eyelash Vending Machine

The Xpress Podcast Episode 1: An Eyelash Vending Machine

Xpress Magazine · The Xpress Podcast: An Eyelash Vending Machine w/ Nia Coats   In this episode of The Xpress Podcast, hosts Erica Gray and Michael Montalvo talk with Xpress Magazine Staff...

What freshmen depression looks like during the pandemic

Erica Gray November 22, 2020

SF State freshman Emma O’Leary was devastated when she found out over the summer that all classes in the Fall 2020 semester were going to be online. She pictured her first year in college much differently...

Illustration by Erica Gray

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,...

FIRST VOTE

In FIRST VOTE, SFSU’s multimedia journalism students featured first time voters from all across the Bay Area: Anahi Ruvalcaba, Augustine Aranda, Chanel Payne, Christian Cabang, Jordan Wong, Naya Flores,...

Jimmy Buckley’s truck, surrounded by debris, stood in front of the crumbling towers during theattacks on the World Trade Center. The truck was never found following the incident.

First responders reflect on life-changing moment 19 years later

Erica Gray September 30, 2020

The day after two aircrafts flew into the World Trade Center, city officials in New York desperately called for any iron workers to help clean up the wreckage at ground zero. That same September morning,...

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