Golden Gate Xpress

Get outta town, summer day trips for the Bay Area

Kyle Da Silva

May 21, 2014

As Charming as Parkmerced and the Outer Sunset may be, the rest of the Bay Area ain’t so bad. Not going home this summer? Make friends with someone who has a car and get to know what’s what. 1. Oakland (19.8 miles from ca...

Our Earth needs TLC everyday, not just on Earth Day

Kyle Da Silva

April 16, 2014

Greenland’s farmers are planting strawberries this year. It’s an odd choice for agriculturalists on an almost uninhabitable glacial island, but for the last few years more and more of the country has been opening up to farmin...

“Be Nice, Look Twice” isn’t as nice as M-Ocean View line going underground

Kyle Da Silva

April 8, 2014

Twenty-one pedestrians were hit and killed last year in San Francisco and Mayor Ed Lee’s “Be Nice, Look Twice” Campaign is among the most useless things he’s done during his time in office. People just aren’t that nice an...

Hiroshima survivors and students alike uphold the power of storytelling

Kyle Da Silva

April 5, 2014

The healing process for the victims and witnesses of the traumatic bombing of Hiroshima is a never-ending battle. But at a recent event on campus, Masaya Nemoto commended the merit that a simple storytelling can have on the pro...

San Francisco neighborhoods fed up with Ellis Act evictions

Kyle Da Silva

March 20, 2014

SF State professor and San Francisco Poet Laureate Alejandro Murguia used to carry poems in his pocket. But stopped because he kept pulling out eviction notices. Murguia was one of more than 60 people who crammed into a Glen P...

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