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The irreversible approaches

The line trailing off into the distance was attracting people who were not aware of the Surfrider beach cleanup in San Francisco on Oct. 6, 2019

Story by Karishma Patadia and photo by Sandy Scarpa

February 18, 2020

As temperatures and sea levels rise toward irreversible levels, individuals are becoming more aware of ways to maneuver their lives in a sustainable manner. Globally there is a push to demand change in plastic pollution by pushing people in power toward a sustainable lifestyle. We all have heard that plastic...

The Aftermath

The Aftermath

Jennah Feeley

December 7, 2015

Dolores Piper (left), great aunt of Derrick Gaines, and Gaines’ half-brother Michael Red (right), 7, pose for a portrait in their home in South San Francisco. Gaines, 15, was fatally shot by South San Francisco Police Officer Joshua Cabillo on the night of June 5, 2012. Photographs by Joel Angel Ju...

The Right to Privacy

Jordan Lalata

October 10, 2015

By Jordan Lalata On a brisk morning in November, children wearing backpacks almost equal in size to their small bodies clutched their parents hands as they entered Mount Davidson’s Miraloma Elementary School to attend morning circle before school began. En route to the playground, the families walked d...

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...

Mission Collective Empowers Eaters

Michelle McKenzie, program director and chef at 18 Reasons, teaches an attendee to correctly chop an onion during a knife skills class at 18 Reasons Cafe in the Mission.

Agnes Mogstad

October 21, 2013

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The Dangers of Smart Pills

November 7, 2011

By Ivanna Quiroz Cartoon by Gregory Moreno Twenty one year old Suzanne* is your average SF State student. She goes to class, goes to work, studies, and finds time to go out with her friends on the weekends. Suzanne is a business major, and, like many students, she struggles with a busy schedule. Sometime...

Making the cover of Xpress

November 2, 2011

Xpress has often taken a single photo approach to create the cover for the magazine. This semester, Julio Cortez helped design a cover that was a little more daring. Here is a behind-the-scenes video on how the cover of Xpress Magazine came about. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWau6UiM7rY[/youtube] Special...

A car free Market Street?

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November 2, 2011

By Ivanna Quiroz Photos by Nick Moone It is where the Giants celebrated their World Series win. It spreads from Twin Peaks to the Embarcadero. Trolleys, streetcars, and Muni buses journey above it while the Muni Metro and BART travel below it. It’s consistently home to pedestrians, protestors, v...

A Vegan Thanksgiving

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November 2, 2011

  By Jessica Belluomini [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLeVOgkxFe0[/youtube]   Another Thanksgiving with the family and the house is filled with grumbling bellies and the overwhelming smell of food boiling, frying and simmering. The table is set with all the traditional warm autu...

Getting sported at booze events

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November 2, 2011

[flickrgallery setid="72157628037218498" limit="10"] By Martin Telleria Photos by Andrew Lopez The sun shining brightly is the only thing keeping you from staring at the beautiful blue sky. Children excitedly buzz about, anticipation clearly showing in their elated faces. The delicious aroma of the...

Organizing a Social front

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November 2, 2011

By Victor Rodriguez Photos by Nelson Estrada Walking on broken asphalt and descending pathways, the voices seem to get a lot louder. The people passing by at first just read their books in the sun and sit on the grass, but as Sproul Plaza comes within view, a different set of people are seen on the ...

The long road to City Hall

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November 2, 2011

By Chris Torres Photos by Gregory Moreno   Big ideas are floating around San Francisco’s City Hall.  Ideas like Central Subways, state pensions, Shark Fin Soup and America’s Cup.  Impressive goals, but the economy and current mayoral candidates say most of the cash is spent. The Board of Supervis...

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