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Sunset Youth Services provides stability for San Francisco youth

Christian Cabang December 14, 2020

Dawn and Ron Stueckle set out to make a difference in the lives of youths in San Francisco when they founded Sunset Youth Services in 1992. Youth programs are beneficial for kids who’ve grown up in less...

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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 French Connection Episode I: Language & Gender

The French Connection Episode I: Language & Gender

Camille Cohen, Eloise Kelsey, and Jess Magill December 10, 2020

Xpress Magazine · The French Connection Episode I: Language & Gender Bonjour! And welcome to The French Connection, the SF State podcast for all things French. For our inaugural episode, hosts...


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,...

Video: Piñata Politics

Chris Sanchez December 1, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qSQ1gwpv7OM&feature=youtu.be   San Francisco based artist Romeo Gilberto Osorio has been making piñatas for 20 years. Requests from his customers range from...

Video: The Pinball Wizards at Free Gold Watch

Drake Newkirk December 1, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3iY8rHlKbX0 Competitive Pinball League meets weekly at Free Gold Watch, a print shop/arcade in the Haight.  Competitor and pinball mechanic Sally Sparks explains why...

The Sound of Odd Numbers: Bobey

Lorisa Salvatin January 26, 2015

The second installment of a larger project by Lorisa Salvatin Layers of strange time signatures and bouncy melodies color the music of Brendan Page, known also as Bobey. Page said his move to San Francisco...

Hibbity Dibbity and the anatomy of a jam band

Calla Camero December 17, 2014

San Francisco band, Hibbity Dibbity, is made up of members Jack Gehegan, Parker Simon, Tom Relling, and Chris Braun. The four came together about two years ago after Tom and Chris started writing songs...

From me to you, love notes to the city

Calla Camero October 28, 2014

http://vimeo.com/109819265 Shannon Weber is changing the world, one love note at a time. And she's starting with San Francisco. As a mother of three, it all started with notes to her kids, expressing...

Critical mass or critical mess?

Alec Fernandes October 25, 2014

San Francisco’s skyline casts its shadow on Justin Herman Plaza as a stream of commuters rush past the ferry building. It is the last Friday of September and the first week of autumn...

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