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Xpress Magazine

The student-run magazine of San Francisco State University

Xpress Magazine

The student-run magazine of San Francisco State University

Xpress Magazine

First-year student Christian Aransazo (left), Oscar Duran (center) and Elisa Hanhan (right) hang out in Duran’s dorm in Mary Park Hall at SF State on Monday, Sept. 12, 2022. Aransazo and Hanhan both commute, so Duran’s dorm is a place to hang out on campus. (Juliana Yamada/Xpress Magazine)

New Students on the Block

Caroline Vanzandt, Staff Writer
September 16, 2022

Fall is in full swing. The air is hot with the last breaths of summer, and students are back on SF State’s soil in the largest numbers since the pandemic. But how are the school’s newest faces handling...

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...

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SF State talks Valentine’s Day

Hillary Smith
February 14, 2015
Some interesting answers to our questions regarding Valentines Day.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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
From the kimonos to the guys with the guitar, meet the spectrum of people that roam campus
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