19 Mar 2019

University lacks staff to help students with anxiety, depression

Duriel Meisner woke up with nothing to do on July 4, 2018. They showered, changed, and gathered their things to go hang themself on Mount Tamalpais. For weeks, Meisner, a

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21 Feb 2018

#METOO

The #MeToo movement started a dialogue on college campuses, causing administrators to reflect existing prevention education policies. For 22-year-old SF State student Giovanna Archiga, the #MeToo and #TimesUp campaign needs

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25 Apr 2017

Murder case shines light on domestic violence victims

**Charlotte Mackay contributed to this article Domestic violence took the lives of two SF State students in a two-year time span, the most recent case is ongoing. The first victim

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28 Apr 2015

Students strut in heels to raise awareness for sexual violence

The men of on-campus Latino organization Hermanos Unidos ditched their sneakers and strapped on high heels to help raise awareness for survivors of sexual assault during the Walk In Their

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22 Apr 2015

CockTales promotes student discussion on gender through performance

Before being diagnosed with the painful musculoskeletal condition Fibromyalgia halfway through his sophomore year of college, 24-year-old Nathan Barone associated being a man with his ability to play sports. “It forced me

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09 Sep 2014

SF State commits to sexual assault policies following federal legislation

Revisions to federal education policy changed how SF State addresses incidents of sexual assault beginning this semester, upholding a nationwide push for gender equity in college communities. Under the policy,

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29 Oct 2013

Male students walk campus in heels to educate on sexual violence

[set_id=7215763710764677] Last Tuesday, groups of male students put a new spin on the phrase “walk a mile in her shoes,” as they walked campus in high heels to teach students

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17 Apr 2013

'CockTales' series aims to reshape view of masculinity

Eduardo Benitez has always had to be silent. As a child he wasn’t allowed to cry during a sad movie. As a teenager he wasn’t allowed to show any affection

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05 Mar 2013

SF State Pride Prom provides LGBTQ community with party on campus

At 36, Vincent Mares was finally given the opportunity to participate in a tradition most experience in their high school years. “I never went to my high school prom, but

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24 Oct 2012

Walk in Her Heels fashionably raises awareness of domestic violence

The SAFE Place and other SF State sexual and relationship health educators are getting the word out about domestic violence and sexual assault on campus. Today marks the fifth year

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09 Oct 2012

AB 540 cultivates academic opportunities for undocumented students

With the current immigration-conscious political climate and a possible Barack Obama victory this fall, undocumented students could be looking forward to fewer roadblocks along the path to higher education. Acts

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23 Apr 2012

SF State male students relieve emotional trauma through creative outlets

Justin Thielman came from a conservative town. There were no resources for victims of sexual abuse. It wasn’t until he was 20 that he was able to admit to himself

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19 Apr 2012

"CockTales" facilitates open expression of masculinity and fatherhood

In Latin cultures, machismo is defined by pride, physical strength and power, but 22-year-old Abel Gomez Jr. takes pride in something else: his queer identity. It wasn’t always this way,

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03 Apr 2012

SF State's annual Vagina Monologues production aims to entertain and inform

Fourteen women plan to get down to the dirty, dramatic and droll details of womanhood in SF State’s third annual production of The Vagina Monologues, which begins April 4. Due

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12 Apr 2011

VIDEO: SF State calls for an end to violence against women

Video by Brittany Doohan In honor of V-Day, SF State women are proving to peers that they can stand up to violence. Knuth Hall hosted the first of two performances

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17 Mar 2011

International Women's Day celebration brings discussion of oppression

“Power to the Pussy!” Seven women clad in matching pink shirts and berets chanted on stage at SF State’s Knuth Hall March 10, as they demanded a revolution in name

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11 Sep 2019

Impact of planned housing apprised

Housing developers plan to transform one of San Francisco’s last stretches of undeveloped land into a residential neighborhood, but doing so would compromise the surrounding air quality, bicycle safety, flow

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03 Sep 2019

Mahoney: First woman president in SF State history

Lynn Mahoney was originally a U.S. historian with a Ph.D., gearing up to educate students about the record of the past. She expected to be on a traditional teaching path,

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03 Sep 2019

Planning Commission advances overnight parking program

The San Francisco Planning Commission unanimously advanced a project to provide those living in their vehicles long-term overnight parking, social services and sanitization stations at a lot across from Balboa

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28 Aug 2019

SF State welcomes newest addition to UPD

Chief of Police Reginald Parson (Photo courtesy of Parson)    Reginald Parson, SF State’s newly dubbed chief of police, pledges to help the university police department build a safer community

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15 May 2019

San Francisco becomes first US city to ban facial recognition surveillance

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed a vote on May 14 banning facial recognition legislation, which supporters say shields the public from having their privacy violated by mass surveillance.

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14 May 2019

Allegations reinforce community divisions

Isis Tiana Dorley, an Africana Studies student who filed a Title IX complaint against McDougal on grounds of alleged harrasment, stands for a portrait in the Humanities building on Monday,

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14 May 2019

Students collect signatures to keep Accessible Technology Commons open

Photo by LOLA CHASE/Golden Gate Xpress   Miwa Ikema sat outside the J. Paul Leonard Library collecting signatures to stop the May 23 removal of the Accessible Technology Commons, a

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14 May 2019

Annual fashion show highlights sustainability through reused textiles

Teizue Nwabuzoh wearing coat made of recycled denim by Chloe Archie at “RUNWAY 2019: Kaleidoscope” SF State”s Apparel Design & Merchandising program’s annual showcase of junior and senior work  on

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07 May 2019

Alumna volunteers to help sell refugee art

    International Thanks to a nation-wide organization, refugees are sharing their artwork with U.S. consumers. Love Without Borders is a non-profit organization that showcases and sells art made by

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17 Apr 2019

Poets gather to discuss meaning of home

Students and community guests gathered at the Poetry Center to converse with successful, young poets about the meaning of home. On Thursday, April 11, The Poetry Center welcomed Chicago poet

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16 Apr 2019

Anti-abortion activists ignore societal conditions

A Genocide Awareness Project sign with the words “Fuck you bitch my body my choice,” scrawled on it in front of the Cesar Chavez Center during an anti-abortion protest on

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16 Apr 2019

Concrete falls from Richmond bridge again, disrupts traffic

Cars cross the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge on May 14, 2014. (Photo by Don McCollough from Flikr.)   Reports of falling concrete from the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge’s upper deck stalled traffic

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16 Apr 2019

LGBTQ Scholars of Color seek equal representation

The LGBTQ Scholars of Color Network hosted its third biennial conference at SF State to discuss LGBTQ people of color in the academic sphere. The LGBTQ Scholars of Color Network

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09 Apr 2019

Crowdfunding rivalry prevents necessary action

A homeless person lies down in San Francisco, Calif. (Courtesy of Bill Morrow via Flickr.)   The rival crowdfunding campaigns that emerged at the end of March in opposition and

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02 Apr 2019

Students still champion climate reform despite knockdown of Green New Deal

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (center) speaks on the Green New Deal with Senator Ed Markey (right) in front of the Capitol Building in February 2019. (Photo by ‘Senate Democrats’ via Wikimedia

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19 Mar 2019

Public Health investigation reveals rat droppings at ‘Shitty Eats’

Students at a Residential Housing Association town hall meeting last month described an abusive manager and unsafe food conditions at the residential dining hall facility City Eats, and an Xpress

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12 Mar 2019

Conference focuses on self-empowerment

Alumna Michelle Moran cries during a workshop on reconnecting with your body against the pressures of society to fit a certain standard at the eighth annual Women’s Center Conferenceon March

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06 Mar 2019

Campus and neighborhood need better alert systems

After a domestic altercation turned shooting on the evening of Monday, Feb. 25, SF State students remain shaken. The trauma and concern of this event is apparent throughout the student

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05 Mar 2019

Town hall meeting addresses shooting

Campus residents expressed outrage at a Feb. 26 town hall meeting hosted by the Residential Hall Association a day after they said SF State administrators failed to communicate effectively with

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05 Mar 2019

City plans to create support center for residents living out of vehicles

Thirty four-year-old Mohamad Alajtal starts his day by working and taking classes for his master’s degree in mechanical engineering at SF State. After completing his undergraduate studies in Libya, he

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