Golden Gate Xpress

Trophy hunting requires more restrictions

Nicole Paradise

May 13, 2015

In the past couple of months, I have noticed a trend of hunting stories and photos come across my Facebook newsfeed. The photos did not include only small game hunting like ducks and rabbits, but trophy hunting where people...

Sexual objectification creates gender inequality

Nicole Paradise

February 24, 2015

Over the years, sexual objectification has sadly become subconsciously normalized in our culture, and needs to change if our society ever wants to reach gender equality. There is no justification for objectifying women, or any...

Body-positive models are vital for young girls

Nicole Paradise

February 15, 2015

Growing up, I always wanted to look like the beautiful women I saw in popular magazines like Cosmopolitan or Glamour. I remember the first time I saw the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in high school and was determined to have...

More regulation needed on e-cigs and vaporizers

Nicole Paradise

February 4, 2015

Cigarette smoking is known to be an extreme health hazard, yet people still continue to do it. Some may believe that switching over to electronic cigarettes to cut back from the traditional tobacco stick is a healthy choice, but...

We should end prejudiced ban on gay blood donors

Nicole Paradise

December 11, 2014

Lifting an outdated ban that restricts gay men from donating blood is being considered by the Food and Drug Administration and could potentially save millions of lives. The 31-year-old policy was created to prevent the...

UK band Palladino makes mark on the West with blues folk

Nicole Paradise

December 9, 2014

The sound of a Fender electric guitar filled the room and a sweet melody soon followed as Rowie Walsh and Fin May of the blues-folk band Palladino jammed out to their song “Time” in their Sunset District apartment on a quiet...

Alumni’s apartment transforms into unique art space

Nicole Paradise

December 9, 2014

Thirty years ago a group of students from SF State created a new future for art in San Francisco. Today, artists still use the space, known as The Lab, on the corner of 16th and Capp Streets as a place to go for shared studios, e...

Animation student finds inspiration from alum turned Pixar producer

Nicole Paradise

November 11, 2014

From a monster-filled factory to talking cars, alumnus Jonas Rivera continues to expand our imaginations and inspire up-and-coming animators. Since his last class at SF State, Rivera has been a part of the Pixar family, living...

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