Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Dangers of Smart Pills

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. Sometimes, she

California’s Green Medicine

  By Ashley Aires Photographs by Gil Riego (Special to Xpress) With the return of the school year at SF State, students are trying to find ways to cope with the endless homework that they’re now faced with. Megan, a senior who declined to give her last name, has already figured out how she wants

Making the cover of Xpress

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 thanks to makeup artist, Sarah Coy, SuiGENERIS, and all the models.

A car free Market Street?

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, vendors, tourists, commuters, and cyclists, and it’s