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

A Dua, or prayer, printed on a rug in the Muslim Students Association (MSA) prayer room on Sept. 15, 2022. Duas are Islamic prayers asking Allah to grant blessings like protection, healing or guidance. (Joshua Carter / Xpress Magazine)

Religious Realness

Destiny Walker, Staff Writer
September 16, 2022

Groups of students converse and drink around the bonfires lit at Ocean Beach. Raqaiyah Angeles joins one and is offered a drink, to which she respectfully declines.  This isn’t the first time Angeles...

Ahmina Alenthia James visits the Islamic Society of San Francisco on Jones Street to pray and read. Photo by: Tearsa Joy Hammock / Xpress Magazine

The Road to Conversion

September 24, 2012

Words: Hassina Obaidy Photos: Tearsa Hammock The first step is often the hardest. Stephanie Skoog has dreamt of this day countless times-the day when she reveals her new identity to the world. She’s...

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