15 Oct 2013

Debt ceiling debate misses Americans’ needs

Drawn by Kirstie Haruta Much like a person who maxes out one credit card after another, the political fight over raising the United States’ debt ceiling does nothing but kick

01 Oct 2013

Smartphones lend themselves to compulsive buying

Cartoon by Kirstie Haruta If I have a perfectly good smartphone with no operational issues, and I decide to spring on the newest, fastest design on the market, what does

18 Sep 2013

Xpress staffer reflects on past life as a Jehovah’s Witness

Defining your own beliefs and developing a philosophy on life outside those taught by your parents is one of the greatest things one can accomplish in growing older. Many of

04 Sep 2013

Degree costs make junior college more viable

Whether trying to escape the clutches of their parents, beginning the road to their dream career, or fulfilling their familial obligations — high school seniors everywhere will begin applying to

26 Aug 2013

Turns out, college is worth the cost

Whether you are just beginning your college journey or continuing the trudge through semesters, we are all unified by the fact that our venture for higher education has a price

02 Apr 2013

SPEAK poetry group hones talents, competes in New York slam

Artistic expression calls for a medium to showcase its creativity. For SF State student Jarvis Subia, he found that medium through poetry. “Having somewhere to openly express your art and

16 Mar 2013

The drone next door: The negatives of drone implementation

[HTML1]Unmanned aerial vehicles — more commonly known as drones — have become invaluable to the United States military. Their presence increases every year in carrying out “necessary” assassinations against “terrorists,” as does

05 Mar 2013

SF State prepares for weeklong celebration of President Wong's investiture

For the first time in nearly a quarter century, SF State will observe the establishing of a new president. Celebrating “new momentum for a new era” and the investiture of President Les

23 Feb 2013

Social media, hashtag era invites simple opinions

“True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country,” the late Kurt Vonnegut said. The Twittersphere and news world erupted