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The Summer of Love: How San Francisco is Recognizing the Iconic Movement

The Summer of Love: How San Francisco is Recognizing the Iconic Movement

Jacqueline Haudek

June 1, 2017

Visitors peer in on colorful artifacts and psychedelic motifs, some stop to take selfies in a light show room where multi-colored waves splash against the walls, and some are dressed in their own throwback clothes, wearing colorful dresses and sky-high platforms. The “Summer of Love Experience: Art,...

For Heritage: A Cultural Struggle in Chinatown

For Heritage: A Cultural Struggle in Chinatown

Ashley Goldsmith

November 2, 2015

Mrs. Yu (left) and Mr. Yu (right), who both refused to provide first names because of privacy concerns, sit on a twin-sized mattress inside of their Chinatown SRO. San Francisco's Chinatown has experienced a 60% increase in average rent costs from 2013 to now according to Norman Fong, Executive Director of ...

The Plastic In Our Bay and the Scientists Expelling It

The Plastic In Our Bay and the Scientists Expelling It

Jordan Lalata

November 2, 2015

Rebecca Sutton, senior scientist at the San Francisco Estuary Institute, holds up a vial of microplastics collected from the San Pablo Bay. Photo by David Henry By Jordan Lalata [dropcap size="50px"]K[/dropcap]aty Reid, a 25-year-old freelance production assistant, turned the knob to let the water run warm ...

Through the Cracks in the Groove

Through the Cracks in the Groove

Lupita Uribe

November 2, 2015

Photo by James Chan By Lupita Uribe [dropcap size="50px"]W[/dropcap]hen you hear the words “record label,” San Francisco is not the first city that comes to mind --possibly because the commercial record labels are located in the southern region of our golden state. Though San Francisco has n...

The city’s flooding hotspots prepare for El Niño

The city's flooding hotspots prepare for El Niño

Carlos Mendoza

November 2, 2015

Stable Cafe's cafe manager, Francisco Garcia, shows how high the water level was during last year's Pineapple Express Storm. Photo by Katie Lewellyn By Carlos Mendoza Francisco Garcia couldn’t sleep. All he had on his mind was the rain and the feeling that his place of work was going to flood agai...

SF State expands ethnic studies department

Jay Garcia

May 14, 2015

The Arab and Muslim Ethnicity and Diasporas Initiative minor, offered by SF State’s Department of Ethnic Studies, is one of the first minors in Arab and Muslim Studies anywhere in the world. The Department of Ethnic Studies at SF State has a long tradition of breaking barriers. From its inception...

Dick’s, emoji balls, and Ellen Degeneres

Some SF State students await with their designed Emoji balls to be seen on the Ellen DeGeneres show at Dicks Sporting Goods in Daly City on Monday, May 11. Photo by Angelica Williams/Xpress 2015).

Olympia Zampathas

May 12, 2015

Some SF State students await with their designed Emoji balls to be seen on the Ellen DeGeneres show at Dicks Sporting Goods in Daly City on Monday, May 11. Photo by Angelica Williams/Xpress 2015)   Twitter erupted with love for Ellen Degeneres this weekend when her account sent out a post seeming to s...

What’s Cheaper? On-Campus vs. Off-Campus Housing

What’s Cheaper? On-Campus vs. Off-Campus Housing

amontero

May 6, 2015

Illustration by Alex Montero and infographics by infogr.am Over the last three years, annual on-campus housing costs at SF State have increased by roughly $2,000, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Curently, SF State’s website lists on-campus and off-campus housing prices as equivalent. Howev...

What’s up with Bae?

What's up with Bae?

Jannelle Garcia

April 29, 2015

Photo courtesy of karljonsson via Flickr New trend words are a continual cycle, with no real questions about how they became popular, and what they actually mean. In the 90's there was "da bomb," "as if," and "whatever!" By the early 2000's people were saying "crunk," "skrill," and "flossy." ...

Gators pledge support for discounted transit passes

Tami Benedict

April 13, 2015

A new campaign has surfaced to help support commuting students who attend SF State, the purpose of the campaign is to make transit accessible and affordable. SF State is known widely as a commuter campus, with only about 10 percent of its students living on campus. With BART announcing a $.10 to $.15 c...

Mother and 5-Year-Old Daughter struck in front of City Sports

An elderly woman struck a mother and daughter in front of City Sports at the Stonestown Galleria on Wednesday afternoon in San Francisco on March 18, 2015. Photo by: Katie Lewellyn/ Xpress Magazine

Olympia Zampathas

March 18, 2015

Photo by Katie Lewellyn / Xpress Magazine   An elderly woman struck a mother and daughter in front of City Sports at the Stonestown Galleria on Wednesday afternoon in San Francisco on March 18, 2015. Photo by: Katie Lewellyn/ Xpress Magazine Story by Tami Benedict, Cat Uy, Martin Bustam...

‘93 ‘Til Infinity touches a new generation

Fayola Perry

March 16, 2015

Students and faculty alike were buzzing as they gathered in the small lobby area in front of Francis Coppola theatre last month for a private screening of the documentary "'93 'Til Infinity: Celebrating 20 Years of Souls of Mischief." For some of the students, the iconic song "'93 'Til Infinity" was re...

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