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

Mayor Rod Daus-Magbual sports some city spirit as he canvasses a Daly City neighborhood, hoping to drum up support for his reelection campaign.  (Miguel Francesco Carrion / Xpress Magazine)

From the Classroom to City Hall — One Professor’s Journey to Reelection

Miguel Francesco Carrion , Staff Photographer
October 15, 2022

On an early Saturday morning, thick fog covered Daly City like a large weighted blanket, and Mayor Rod Daus-Magbual got ready to start his day. First on the agenda was a literature drop around the...

Robby Bancroft calls for movement from the crowd during a performance at Pacifica, Calif.’s Winter’s Tavern on Sept. 24, 2022. Bancroft later jumped in and joined them as they moshed and crowd surfed. (Joshua Carter / Xpress Magazine)

Political Punk

Josh Carter, Staff Photographer
October 14, 2022

In April 2022, the band Obsolete Man played for a surging crowd of punks at Church of the Buzzard, an old warehouse in Oakland. The show had everything — from the smell of pungent body odor to old punks...

Election 2015: Get Informed

Election 2015: Get Informed

Peter Snarr
October 29, 2015

Photo provided by creative commons   By Xpress Magazine Staff 1-2-3 To Replace Ed Lee A unique coalition of candidates is attempting to take advantage of San Francisco's ranked-choice...

1-2-3 to Replace Ed Lee

1-2-3 to Replace Ed Lee

Zak Cowan
October 29, 2015

Amy Farah Weiss (left), Stuart Schuffman (middle), Francisco Herrera (right) take a moment out of their campaigning at SF State to pose for a portrait. Photos by Ryan McNulty/ Xpress   By Zak...

District 3

District 3

Sean McGrier
October 29, 2015

Wilma Peng, candidate for District 3 Supervisor, encompassing San Francisco's Chinatown and North Beach neighborhoods, poses for a portrait in Chinatown. Photo by James Chan   By Sean McGrier   The...

Proposition A

Ashley Goldsmith
October 29, 2015

  By Ashley Goldsmith Up first on the Nov. 3 ballot is a proposition aimed at addressing increasing rental prices caused by the ubiquitous gentrification in San Francisco. Proposition A, also...

Proposition E

Colin Blake
October 29, 2015

By Colin Blake Come Nov. 3 San Francisco voters will have the option to approve Proposition E, which aims to bring more participation to the political process by live streaming all public government...

Proposition F

Jenna Van De Ryt
October 29, 2015

By Jenna Van De Ryt  Pissing off the public could in fact be one form of campaigning that is strategically working for Airbnb. If it was not for the $8 million imbursement to defeat the ballot measure,...

New Clear Power

New Clear Power

Naomi Outlaw
October 29, 2015

Solar panels sit atop Sunset Reservoir overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge and George Washington High School. The instillation is the largest in the city and provides up to 5 megawatts of power. It tripled...

What the fuck does it mean to be progressive in this town?

Peter Snarr
October 29, 2015

By Peter Snarr The simple, “idiotic,” and naive ponderings of a young, aspiring political journalist, confusingly navigating his way through the concrete jungle of San Francisco public policy and...

Proposition I

Jordan Lalata
October 29, 2015

By Jordan Lalata Sponsored by a coalition of neighborhood organizations such as the Coalition of San Francisco Neighborhoods, with funding from the Mission Economic Development Agency and Yerba Buena...

Proposition K

Marc Arguello
October 29, 2015

By Marc Arguello Proposition K would authorize the city to use public lands specifically for low income housing. The proposition would expand the target income levels of housing developments allowed...

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