birth control

Birth Control: It is a right, not a privilege

October 11, 2017 Opinion

On Friday, Oct. 6, the Trump administration rolled back an Obama-era rule that required employers to provide their employees with birth control coverage without co-payments. This was just another stepping stone to Trump’s personal vendetta to further diminish women’s rights, confirming just how deeply that ideology spreads throughout our government. With this new ruling, the ...

San Francisco startup launches “Uber for birth control”

March 7, 2016 News

For people living in the United States, obtaining birth control can be a complex and expensive process. A new San-Francisco-based app called Nurx launched last December and is offering a solution to getting birth control on time and at an affordable price. Founded by Hans Gangeskar and Edvard Engesæth, Nurx is the latest in a long ...

Health Center provides females with new birth control option through IUDs

January 28, 2015 News 1 Comment

SF State introduced intrauterine devices as a birth control option offered to female students on Jan. 5, making spring 2015 the first semester the service is available. Student Health Services is equipped to insert the thumb-sized devices, brand named Mirena, which prevent pregnancy with a 99 percent effectiveness for up to five years. The health center will also offer ParaGard, an ...