Golden Gate Xpress

Commencement ceremonies are overrated

Jessica Nemire

May 18, 2016

It's graduation day. You stand in line along with thousands of other graduating students, waiting to take the walk across the stage that marks the end of your college career. As Pomp and Circumstance swells, you wait for student...

I don’t eat meat, but I don’t care if you do

Jessica Nemire

May 3, 2016

Even in the hyper-liberal city of San Francisco, I get a lot of negative reactions when I say I don't eat meat. People assume I'm going to judge them if they eat meat in front of me, or that I think I'm better than them because...

I don’t need a squad to turn up

Jessica Nemire

April 26, 2016

When DJ super-duo Skrillex and Diplo, collectively known as Jack Ü, played back to back concerts in downtown San Francisco this month, groups of 20-somethings flooded Market Street, their kandi-clad hands clasped together as...

Earth Day is more important now than ever

Jessica Nemire

April 21, 2016

This Friday will mark the 46th annual Earth Day. Since this holiday isn’t accompanied by raucous partying, excessive drinking or any special types of food, like many popular holidays are, it may seem like one of the more insignificant...

L train changes anger Sunset residents

Jessica Nemire

April 5, 2016

Residents and shop owners alike in the Sunset District’s Taraval Street have collected signatures opposing the proposed changes to the train stops in the area. The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is proposing...

Tinder should swipe left on creating deep connections

Jessica Nemire

March 29, 2016

Tinder, as infamous as it is, has become the cultural norm as far as dating goes among the under-30 set. Meeting a potential date or hookup on the app has become almost more normal than meeting them through any other medium, virtual...

Amy Schumer labeled feminist despite misogynist ‘Trainwreck’

Jessica Nemire

January 26, 2016

Actress Amy Schumer is widely, and wrongly, regarded as a feminist. Contributing to this misconception are her ballsy, empowering speeches, including her acceptance speech for last week's Critics' Choice Award's MVP Award for her perfo...

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