06 Feb 2014

University groups complete Taser resolution draft

University Affairs students met with representatives from Students Against Police Brutality in the Cesar Chavez Student Center tonight, to further amend the resolution concerning the possibility of arming University police

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14 Nov 2013

Students assemble to discuss Taser-use by police at SF State

[set_id=72157637685910014] [HTML1] Live streaming by Jasmin Taylor A group of more than 50 students organized in Malcolm X Plaza, Thursday night, to speak out against the proposition of SF State

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07 Nov 2013

University replaces 3,000 locks after loss of master keys

The entire block of housing units in University Park North and the Towers at Centennial Square were re-keyed last week after two master keys opening about 3,000 resident’s doors were

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25 Sep 2013

Taser program standardization stretches statewide for CSU police

While campus police officers across California use pepper spray, guns, handcuffs and batons; SF State’s University Police Department officials propose another tool be added to their utility belt — the

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17 Sep 2013

Xpress staff approves use of police shock weapons with proper training

Cartoon by Kirstie Haruta With 24-hour door monitoring and increased in-and-out visitor registration being enforced in the dorms, it’s clear that campus security is on the rise. But what paramounts

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10 Oct 2012

UC Riverside's Timothy P. White to head Cal State University system

The University’s past has been filled with tuition increases, student protests and a new school president — and now the California State University system has chosen a new chancellor. Timothy

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29 Nov 2011

UC Davis police: say it, don't spray it

While it has been almost two weeks since the pepper spray incident at UC Davis, the excessive actions taken by police against unarmed protestors remains ingrained in the minds of

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11 Oct 2011

Students alarmed by sexual assault, SF State increases police patrol

Many SF State students were shocked to hear about the sexual assault that occurred in the Towers at Centennial Square dormitories between 5-8 p.m Friday, Sept. 30. According to University

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17 Sep 2019

Brave students box bothersome bat

Students heroically catch a bat who evaded capture from UPD and Animal Control for two weeks in student housing  A bat was caught Sept. 7 on the sixth floor of

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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

UPD inconsistently responds to student safety

The University Police Department prides itself on “delivering professional community policing with integrity and sensitivity.” As of Sept. 1, day 244 of the year, there have been 283 mass shootings

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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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28 Aug 2019

Professor Receives Hate Mail

As the College of Ethnic Studies prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary, a Palestinian professor received a vulgar letter in her mailbox on Aug. 13 calling for ethnic cleansing of

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21 May 2019

Professor calls UPD on student of color

An SF State professor called University police (UPD) on a Black student after a minor classroom disruption April 11.  Since then he has struggled to complete his coursework and contacting

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21 May 2019

Theft of newspapers an act of censorship

Golden Gate Xpress newspapers were found in a trash can near the empty newspaper stand by Rm. 125 in the Humanities Building on May 15, 2019. (MONSERRATH ARREOLA/Golden Gate Xpress)

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15 May 2019

Controversial story prompts theft of more than 2,000 copies of Golden Gate Xpress

Golden Gate Xpress newspapers were found in a trash can near the empty newspaper stand by Rm. 125 in the Humanities Building on May 15, 2019. (MONSERRATH ARREOLA/Golden Gate Xpress)

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14 May 2019

Rap battle ends in brawl

University police are searching for a man seen fleeing the Cesar Chavez Student Center after a brawl broke out in the midst of a rap battle on May 14, leaving

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23 Apr 2019

Student organizations oppose anti-abortion activists, air demands to ASI

Associated Students Inc. responded to demands made by student organizations regarding anti-abortion group that set up two-story banners with explicit images comparing abortion to genocide. The student organizations demanded the

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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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20 Mar 2019

BREAKING: Woman struck by maintenance vehicle on campus

The maintenance vehicle parked in between the Creative Arts and Fine Arts Buildings. (SHAYLYN MARTOS / GOLDEN GATE XPRESS) A man driving a campus maintenance vehicle hit a woman who

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12 Mar 2019

Women’s track and field assistant arrested

San Jose Police arrested SF State women’s assistant track and field coach Chioke Robinson on campus Thursday, Feb. 21, for the alleged sexual assault of four minors over a 12-year

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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

Campus loses power amid rainy weather

Roughly 5,000 people in the surrounding SF State community were affected by a power outage that occurred roughly at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to PG&E. The cause of the power

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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

Emergency alerts fail to provide clarity amid chaos

Students are demanding the University re-evaluate its use of emergency notifications after a chaotic night where the campus community was left in the dark following a shooting, power outage and

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05 Mar 2019

Safety apps alert students to campus shooting

Safety App ComparisonInfogram Crime alert apps notified SF State students of a shooting near campus on Feb. 25, informing users hours before the University released an official statement. The incident

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19 Feb 2019

Early morning power outage alerts leave students in the dark

Student Affairs and Enrollment Management sent out a series of early morning texts, phone calls and emails Thursday to announce the closure of campus due to a power outage, but

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29 Jan 2019

Reporter’s error spurs false claims

Student Affairs and Enrollment Management was prepared to defame Xpress reporter and incoming-Editor-in-Chief Lorenzo Morotti, he erred in his reporting. In the story, “Transphobic’ crime bulletin leads to demands for

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18 Dec 2018

Hong issues apology, correction for ‘transphobic’ crime bulletin

A person involved in an altercation that led to a timely warning bulletin describing her as a “transgender female” said she’s suffered on several levels since the email was issued

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12 Dec 2018

‘Transphobic’ crime bulletin leads to demands for apology, action

A recent SF State Student Affairs crime bulletin describing a knife-wielding suspect as “a transgender female” led to accusations of transphobia and demands for the term to be removed from the

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04 Dec 2018

Argument leads to assault with deadly weapon

An unknown suspect allegedly assaulted an SF State student with a 6-inch to 12-inch machete after a verbal altercation in the Centennial Village at 12:30 a.m. on Monday night, Dec.

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28 Nov 2018

Thefts surge across campus

Hold on to your belongings, SF State is experiencing a rash of thefts across campus. Since the beginning of October, victims have reported 51 incidents of petty theft, grand theft,

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14 Nov 2018

Emerging Planned Parenthood club offers various resources for marginalized groups

The same student who got tampon dispensers on the El Toro High School campus for the first time in its history is now president of the new Planned Parenthood Generation

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09 Nov 2018

Students storm administration building

A crowd of about 50 protesting students crammed into a narrow hall of the fifth floor of the administration building while stomping, singing, chanting, banging on walls and plastering a list

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06 Nov 2018

Humanities building evacuated

Around 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6, the entire Humanities Building was evacuated when someone pulled a fire alarm apparently as a hoax. Loud sirens and an evacuation announcement sent

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24 Oct 2018

Justice for David Josiah Lawson

Eighteen months. That’s how long it has been since the murder of David Josiah Lawson, and the case remains unsolved. Lawson was a 19-year-old sophomore criminal justice student at Humboldt

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