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Two injured in Excelsior drive-by

March 1, 2018 News

A 27-year-old man was shot multiple times in a drive-by shooting on Felton Street in the Excelsior District early this afternoon. A local resident heard gunshots at roughly 1:45 p.m. on the 1700 block of Felton Street. According to the Citizen crime-tracker app, San Francisco Police Department officers responded shortly after and located one victim, ...

Stolen SUV Suspect flees after deputy opens fire

February 1, 2018 News

A Hayward police officer opened fire after a male, suspected of stealing a black SUV, rammed into the officer. The suspect fled on foot, and it is unclear if he was injured. The deputy was left with minor injuries, according to Alameda Sheriff’s spokesman Sergeant R. Kelly. The incident occurred at Park Royale apartments on ...

Armed robbery occurs at student dorms, no injuries reported

October 28, 2016 News

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article stated that “several attempts were made to contact the University for more information regarding the robbery,” when if fact Golden Gate Xpress made two phone calls to the University for a statement but did not leave a message requesting comment and did not make any other attempts.   ...

Water and plumbing issue at Cesar Chavez Student Center causes closures

March 29, 2016 News

Cesar Chavez Student Center has reported that the water plumbing was blocked and bathrooms were closed during one of the busiest times of day. The water functions next to Gold Coast Grill & Catering were out of service, earlier today. Xiomara Carranza, 19, who works at Shah’s Halal Food, spoke about how the whole building was out ...

San Francisco raises age to buy tobacco to 21

March 3, 2016 News 3 Comments

The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a measure raising the legal age to purchase tobacco products within San Francisco from 18 to 21 years old. The ordinance is scheduled to go into effect on June 1. Tobacco sellers would be given a one-year grace period during which they will be reminded of the law via ...

SF State to potentially cut College of Ethnic Studies budget

February 18, 2016 News 3 Comments

Faculty in the College of Ethnic Studies were informed in a meeting this morning about upcoming budget cuts that would drastically reduce the amount of classes available to students for the upcoming fall semester. Shannon Deloso, the Ethnic Studies representative for Associated Students, Inc., attended this morning’s meeting and was upset to hear the news. ...

Muni train derails near SF State, causing delays

February 12, 2016 News

A Muni train carrying six passengers derailed Friday morning on 19th Avenue near SF State, leading to a temporary shutdown of the station. “No one was injured in the M train derailment at the Muni stop at 19th and Holloway avenues,” said San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency spokesman Paul Rose. It’s still unclear how the ...

Emergency staff respond to 911 call inside the Humanities building

December 3, 2015 News

First responders received a call shortly after 10 a.m. Thursday morning from staff in the Humanities Building reporting a medical emergency. One faculty member, who did not want to be named, described her colleague as having stroke-like symptoms as she frantically attempted to get the attention of emergency staff. “We do not know what happened ...

Female victim reports sexual battery near Burk Hall

October 1, 2015 News

A female victim reported being sexually battered in the lobby of Burk Hall by an unknown male suspect Wednesday night, according to a university email sent out by Title IX Coordinator Luoluo Hong. The suspect reportedly approached the victim on the pathway between Burk Hall and the Gymnasium. He initiated a conversation with the victim ...

Two injured in Parkmerced early morning blaze, cause unknown

February 13, 2014 News

Two people were injured early Thursday morning in a fire that started on the sixth floor of the Parkmerced apartments on Cambon Drive, near SF State. Fire crews responded to the two-alarm fire at 12:22 a.m. and quickly evacuated the high-rise building, according to Lt. Mindy Talmadge, the public information officer. Resident and neighbor Devon Henderson, ...

Potential environmental hazards close Science Building

January 10, 2014 News 1 Comment

The Science Building has been closed due to the discovery of potential environmental hazards that were found during a routine environmental health evaluation earlier this week. UPDATE: Environmental hazards are confirmed to be traces of mercury. The University closed the rooms this week to conduct further testing and have since identified other potential hazards. The ...