The self-proclaimed “King of Teens,” Lil Yachty, has been at the forefront of today’s hip-hop discussions since his single “One Night” went viral and catapulted him into the social media limelight.
Since then, the 20-year-old has completely seized the opportunity. He’s marketed himself amazingly well, wedging
What do “The Lord of the Rings,” “Harry Potter,” “The Godfather,” “Charlotte’s Web” and “Fight Club” have in common?
They are all content that originally came from books that were adapted into generally great films.
Unfortunately, some films do not translate well from book to movie such
After rigorous qualifying campaigns, 32 nations will get a chance to become champions at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Among them are Iceland and Panama as first-time participants.
Not among them is the United States, who I think got exactly what they deserved in not qualifying,
When mass shootings, especially school shootings, occur in the United States, gun advocates always blame the shooter’s mental issues while the opposing side chooses gun control laws as a solution.
Immediately after the mass shooting that occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Fl,
On Sunday, March 4, one film will take home the Oscar for Best Picture at the 90th Academy Awards ceremony. Nine out of the possible 10 films were nominated this year, each of them vastly different from the other. With a woman and a black
I’ve been to the depths of my mind to try and feel safer but all I eerily get is uneasy and scared. What could I do to help myself and not try to peel away my skin? It helps me feel like I’m awake; like
The cancellation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program left many angry and disgusted by Donald Trump for his senseless acts. Many people went on social media to express their thoughts on the cancellation of the program, but it left me at a
Although I’m not someone who usually follows the Olympics, I have taken note of Hungarian-American freestyle skier Elizabeth Swaney this year.
Chances are, you have too. Swaney has not been in the spotlight for her Olympian talent or backstory about her life-long pursuit of competing in
Affordable sushi on every corner is one of the great hallmarks of big-city living, and San Francisco students know this best. The issue is, with so many options, it can become difficult to weed out which restaurants just suck. And with raw fish, you don’t
Xpress, at its best, seeks out diversity in stories and celebrates exceptional individuals on campus –– an homage to San Francisco State University’s long-standing history of activism and advocacy. We are conscientious of the nuances each story requires and thus push for fair and equitable
Home is a place that you want to protect; it’s a place that you want to see thrive. If your resources in your locality can help other lands thrive, would you act upon that? Or would you think about how those other homes, in the
Every two years, something comes along that captures my attention and enthralls me – the Olympic games.
I know I’m not alone.
Each time the games come around, I have no difficulty finding people who are following along with the different sports. Some are interested in the
As someone who doesn’t watch many movies, I couldn’t give the most informed answer as to how diverse and meaningful soundtracks are to films. What I do know is that the anticipation for “Black Panther” is intense. Another thing I know is that, arguably, the
Amazon’s latest feat of successfully opening and operating a nearly fully-automated “cashierless” convenience store, dubbed “Amazon Go,” impressed me for two reasons. One, I’m from the Bay Area, which means I’ve been conditioned to eat, breathe and live tech. Two, they found a way to
The Super Bowl came and went this weekend and for the eighth time in the last 17 years, the New England Patriots were involved. The Patriots sustained success that has never been seen in NFL history.
The word ‘dynasty’ is defined as a powerful group or
Let’s face it: it’s really hard to hate ice cream. Ice cream is a privilege and remains one of the best joys of being human.
There was this one time I tried to be nice to animals and bought vegan ice cream that was god-awful.
"Snotgirl” is a funny, yet bold comic that highlights adolescence and sparks a new carefree attitude in comic book writing.
Written by Bryan Lee O’Malley, the author of the cult favorite, “Scott Pilgrim vs. The World,” attracts its readers with its vivid colors, anime-like drawings and
As actor Tiffany Haddish reads the list of nominees for Best Director for the 2018 Academy Awards out loud, I can’t help but think ‘Maybe this year will be the last year of white male domination for this award.” I was right. This will be
In 2015, Barack Obama tweaked a travel ban, kicking the door open for U.S. citizens to visit Cuba for the first time since the Cold War.
He didn’t outright legalize tourism, but he essentially gave U.S. citizens the go-ahead to travel. The U.S. Embassy in Cuba
I always wondered if Dr. Dre was a philosopher when I was younger but now I finally understand what the Doc meant when he said, “This is dedicated to the n****z that was down from day one,” in the opening line of the intro on
With just the right amount of angst and passion, Eminem’s Untouchable details the two sides of racial injustice.
The first two verses of the song confront the criminalization of the African-American culture, a practice that was once widely accepted and though it has been reduced,
It hits you right in the gut and before you know it the truth of what really happened is a figment of your imagination. You begin to question your loyalty, faithfulness and dedication to this person and realize you might just know someone like this
Corporations and rich families came out victorious after Senate Republicans passed one of the most significant tax bills in decades on Saturday, Dec. 2. Buried in nearly 480 pages of convoluted, borderline illegible legislation is one major detail that has been skimmed over, which is
You walk into a store where everything is in front of you: the prices, the sizes, the same dress in every color. You get exactly what you want –– but the next morning, the person next to you is wearing the exact same thing. This
When Lucasfilm released the latest trailer for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” the internet roared in approval. Surely, the second installment of the new trilogy, which hints at taking a step to the darkside — as did “The Empire Strikes Back” 37-years ago — is
From the legalization of same sex marriage to the inception of all-gender public restrooms, this nation has made some remarkable progress when it comes to accepting and supporting LGBTQ+ individuals as members of society.
However, it’s undeniable that Donald Trump’s anti-LGBTQ+ rhetoric, from his campaign to
Throughout my 17 consecutive years of education, I’ve gained both a passion for learning and huge distaste for the American education system.
One of the many problems in this system I’ve encountered is the fact that I was lied to when it came to the
Indigenous history in the mainstream American educational system is, at best, revisionist and at worst, a dismissive attempt to cleanse the white American palate of the genocide propagated by our ancestors.
What most Americans understand as Thanksgiving is recorded as a harvest celebration in 1621
Every week for the past months, I have thrown out at least five bags of kale mixes that I had forgotten about. I felt guilty each time, because not only was I wasting food, but money as well.
Food waste goes beyond just moral or
When I read the statement the founder of The Vans Warped Tour published, a piece of my teenage heart died.
“With many mixed feelings, I am here to announce that the last full cross country run of The Vans Warped Tour will take place in 2018,”
I attended my first concert in 2011, and I’ve been hooked ever since.
It was a Big Sean show at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco during his “I Am Finally Famous” tour. “Finally Famous” was my favorite album at the time, and hearing Sean make
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In the living room of San Francisco State baseball coach Tony Schifano, something bigger than any game is happening with a group of athletes from Gator athletics.
Each week, these athletes meet as the Fellowship of Christian Athletes club, or FCA. Since its founding in 1954,
I hate cell phones. Always have and always will. Unfortunately, like many of my peers, my day-to-day life requires one at all times. My major requires me to stay in touch with sources, my academic life requires communication with professors and, being in a long
For the first time in team history, three women’s cross country athletes were named all-conference after finishing in the top 15 in the CCAA Championship race on Friday, Sept. 22.
[caption id="attachment_79690" align="alignleft" width="371"] Magali Arsiniega, 22, (left) Adriana Calva, 21, (center) and Camille Hansen, 22,
Last Friday, all four mayoral appointees in the Police Commission voted yes on the approval for the San Francisco Police Department to use conducted electrical weapons, or tasers, in San Francisco. This underhanded decision was done despite the overwhelming disapproval for the opposition.
The myth of
I never imagined myself in a long distance relationship.
I’ve been in two LDRs: one that fell apart and one that stands strong to this day.
Distance is something that shouldn’t be a factor when it comes to someone that you love and care for. Even with