Golden Gate Xpress

Dreams of big ideas and startups draw in students at Autodesk’s college night

Reuben Deveras

November 23, 2014

Hungry college students were treated to free drinks and barbecue as well as insightful information on the tech industry at Autodesk’s College Night event in downtown San Francisco. Julia Papapietro, an SF State alumna, worked...

Dying with dignity laws give us even more freedom

Reuben Deveras

November 11, 2014

When 16-year-old Palo Alto High School student died last October after being fatally struck by Caltrain commuter train, authorities ruled it an apparent suicide. After hearing the news, I stopped and wondered what circumstances...

Alumnus shares experiences in entering the start up world soon after leaving college

Reuben Deveras

October 26, 2014

When Brian Bastida graduated from SF State, he didn’t expect his college education to land him a job with a startup company called Eat Club. Instead, he was studying to become a lawyer by preparing for the LSAT while working...

Facebook infiltrates users’ private lives for profit

Reuben Deveras

September 30, 2014

After seven years of sharing random aspects of my life to friends and acquaintances, I decided to delete my Facebook account permanently last May. I didn’t just wake up one morning and decide to commit social suicide. I deleted...

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