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Straight Outta’ Kuwait

Straight Outta' Kuwait

Jasmine Williams

November 2, 2015

Haidar Abu al Hasan (left) and Ahmad al Sumait (right) co-founders of Above All Elements studios pose for a portrait outside of the Honey Hive storefront in the Sunset. Photo by Imani Miller By Jasmine Williams [dropcap size="50px"]S[/dropcap]eated in front of a mixer to check the levels in preparation for his next...

SF State talks Valentine’s Day

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Hillary Smith

February 14, 2015

Photo by Hillary Smith   Valentine's Day makes people weird. Like, extra angry or extra lovey dovey. Some fill the holiday with fancy desserts and meals and end it wrapped in someone's arms like a fucking ball of yarn. Some spend a long time talking about how lame it is, and how it's all p...

Land of the Free, Home of the $1 Trillion Student Debt

Farnoush Amiri

December 9, 2014

First generation student Shadan pays a small fee for her university education in hopes of becoming a family counselor. Shadan and her twin sister had always dreamed of moving to the U.S. but after an immense drop in German tuition rates, the 26-year-olds are staying put. “Post-secondary education should be...

Effect of Caffeine overload and addiction

Jannelle Garcia

November 10, 2014

Caffeine and college students are two nouns that are often associated with one another. During midterms and finals, ordering the extra cup of French Roast or nursing another mug of Earl Grey in order to get your caffeine fix is a given. But can too much caffeine produce negative affects? Unfortunately,...

Are you overly attached to technology?

Danielle Parenteau

October 29, 2014

The next time you are sitting in a classroom or stuck on an overcrowded Muni vehicle, silently cursing it for threatening to make you late to class yet again, take a look around. How many people are staring at a laptop or, more likely, a smartphone? Chances are, it will be several of them. Technolo...

Moving away from home experiences: SF State Edition

Farnoush Amiri

September 19, 2014

If you Google “moving away from home” the first few hundred search results will include the words “why you should move away” or “10 reasons to move away from home,” but none of these include the reasons why nearly 55 percent of young adults have difficulties making the transition from their...

Young artists showcase work at ‘the loin’

Calla Camero

September 19, 2014

Doing what you love and making money don’t often fall into the same category. Put into the mix being a college student, and those odds drop even lower. But sometimes being both young and passionate work out to ones advantage. Take Poor Won Jive, for example. A collaboration of three young artists, who ...

Be aware of the new Muni fare

Olympia Zampathas

September 9, 2014

Written by Olympia Zampathas For all of you students who were already pinching pennies, thanks to their barely affordable lifestyle San Francisco allows, you might want to start saving your quarters as well. As of September 1st, bus fare prices for Muni have been raised, courtesy of the San Franc...

Faces of SF State

Xpress Mag Staff

February 14, 2014

Written by Mariana Barrera Photos by Rebekah Didlake From pizza lovers to commuter-students, meet the spectrum of people that roam our campus. [widgetkit id=5832]

Human Faces

Human Faces

Xpress Mag Staff

September 26, 2013

Written by Mariana Barrera Photo by Amanda Peterson   From the kimonos to the guys with the guitar, meet the spectrum of people that roam campus [widgetkit id=5083]

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