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Woman reports indecent exposure at University Park South

November 19, 2015 News

A woman reported an indecent exposure incident at University Park South Thursday morning, according to a safety alert sent out to the campus community. The woman was walking in a courtyard at the 1700 block of Holloway Avenue at 9:55 a.m. when she saw an unknown man walking ahead of her, according to the alert. ...

SF State gives a Giant farewell to graduating class of 2015

May 22, 2015 News

Students donning purple caps and gowns filed into the the typically orange-laden AT&T Park Friday during SF State’s 114th Commencement ceremony. The ceremony was held at AT&T Park, the home of the San Francisco Giants, for the first time in SF State history. More than 30,000 people were expected to attend the graduation, according to SF State’s ...

Dorm room tattoos buzz throughout student community

May 13, 2015 Life 4 Comments

Blue latex gloves, sterilized needles and rubbing alcohol lay sprawled out on a wooden desk, reminiscent of a surgeon’s table. The Mary Ward Hall dorm room filled with the mechanical buzz of a tattoo machine as 18-year-old studio art student Eva Rodriguez traced the outline of a forestscape. Rodriguez has been tattooing and piercing SF ...

University under federal investigation for handling of sexual assault

March 21, 2015 News

The Office for Civil Rights added SF State to a list Wednesday that will include them with 104 college campuses under investigation for their handling of sexual violence. The federal examination at SF State for a pending Title IX investigation was opened March 10, according to the OCR. Title IX is federal law that requires all public ...

SF State student earns golden ticket in American Idol audition

January 29, 2015 Life

With butterflies in her stomach and a black guitar in tow, an SF State audio production student swooned the American Idol judges with a sweet melody. Chandler Leighton, 19, earned her ticket to Hollywood in the San Francisco round of auditions, which aired nationally Jan. 28. What audiences might not have seen behind the singer’s ...

Firefighters extinguish an apartment fire on the sixth floor of 235 Buckingham Way in UPN Monday, Oct. 13, 2014.

Minor fire extinguished at apartment building in UPN

October 13, 2014 News 2 Comments

No injuries were reported when firefighters busted through a bedroom window to extinguish a minor blaze at an apartment building in University Park North this evening. Police and firefighters responded at around 5:30 p.m. to the sixth floor at 225 Buckingham Way, where they deemed a minor fire accidental, according to Lorrie Kalos, battalion chief ...

New students from near and far call campus home on Move-In Day

August 26, 2014 News

The sound of loaded hand carts rolling through campus and the murmur of shy introductions rang through campus last Thursday as hundreds of incoming students prepared to move into their dorms during Move-In Day. Move-In Day marked the beginning of the six day event known as Welcome Days, which is designed to welcome new students ...

San Franciscans launch counter-protest against Westboro Baptist Church

August 14, 2014 News 1 Comment

Protesters rallied against Westboro Baptist Church members who picketed in San Francisco Tuesday as part of their God Hates the Media Tour. The counter-protest started at the Twitter headquarters on Market Street at 3:50 p.m. and continued along Westboro Baptist Church’s picketing route to Pinterest and Reddit headquarters. Previous stops on the tour included Facebook ...