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Lockdown skin care

Lockdown skin care
November 2, 2020

Skin care can seem like an afterthought during times of civil unrest, a looming virus and one of the worst recessions since the Great Depression. But according to Dr. Zion Ko Lamm and Dr. Renée Beach,...

Say their names

A family slowly winds through the “Say Their Names” exhibit installed at Klyde Warren Park. Many attendees recorded their experiences on camera in Dallas, Texas. (Omar Morales / Xpress Magazine)
Pop-up memorial honors Black people killed by racism
October 28, 2020

Hundreds of residents visited Klyde Warren Park in Dallas, Texas on Sept. 17 to honor the lives of Black people killed by racism. The “Say Their Names” memorial is a traveling installation that hopes...

Plant parents

Hannah Adams holds a shovel while standing alongside her vegetable garden project that she created during quarantine in Berkeley on Oct. 4, 2020. (Emily Curiel / Xpress Media)

During quarantine, Adams says that having plants helps with mental and physical health. “It has absolutely helped me out! Even outside of the pandemic, they provide me clean air, they provide me a sense of stability, something to nurture and love and take care of. I would say regarding my vegetable garden that I just started it was definitely a wonderful quarantine project to keep myself preoccupied and off my phone. And really spend time in solitude just with momma Earth.”
October 26, 2020

 

Street artists unite the city during the pandemic

Diego Gomez stands in front of their mural holding a prop head of President Trump at Walgreens Pharmacy on 18th Street in San Francisco on Oct. 13, 2020. (Jun Ueda / Xpress Magazine)
October 25, 2020

Art. It is all around us and there are many different ways of expressing it — whether it be visual or performance art. It is important to utilize creative muscles to create an escape as a form of therapy,...

Health at home

Health at home
October 22, 2020

According to UNESCO, approximately 80% of the world’s student population is receiving an online education during the 2020 school year due to the pandemic. A survey conducted by the National Bureau of...

Talk to me!

 “sunday morning’s parallel lives.” photo of Alexandra Levey, Olivia Reich and Hannah Sudaria by Eloise Kelsey.
A guide to effective and healthy communication during quarantine
October 20, 2020

Since the beginning of lockdown in March, some SFSU students have moved out of the city and now live with their families while others quarantine with roommates, significant others or alone. With the combination...

Digital stock trading goes vogue

Digital stock trading goes vogue
How the younger generations are utilizing the stock market to make money during uncertain times
September 30, 2020

As the world continues to grapple with the pandemic, masks and hand sanitizer have become daily necessities in people’s lives. But owning stocks has also increased in popularity during the pandemic....

Media Literacy for Revolution

Media Literacy for Revolution
How you can better understand what you see online in 5 steps
September 21, 2020

Remember, if you will. September of 2019. A viral Facebook joke urged thousands to “Storm Area 51, They can’t stop all of us.” 30,000 people RSVP-ed online, and around 6,000 people traveled to...

Spiritual Holistic Medicine

Spiritual Holistic Medicine
What you don't know about magic mushrooms
May 12, 2020

“Nature is alive and talking to us. This is not a metaphor.”- Terence McKenna  Humans have had a sacred relationship with nature for thousands of years. Nutritious plants, fruits and roots kept...

The devil you don’t know

The devil you don't know
May 12, 2020

He’s been tied to hundreds of heinous crimes throughout history, often pinned as the alleged influencer. Hollywood has profited heavily off his presence in films like “The Witch,” “Rosemary’s...

What’s wrong with weed?

What's wrong with weed?
Exploring the stigmas attached to marijuana
May 12, 2020

Within the state of California, marijuana has been legal and decriminalized for years. Yet, many people still choose to believe the various stigmas attached to this controversial plant. In 1996, California...

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