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IDEAS discusses undocumented student safety

Rita Berríos Riquelme
November 16, 2016
Filed under News

Representatives of Improving Dreams, Equity, Access and Success spoke to the academic senate on Tuesday about their concerns for the safety of SF State’s undocumented community on campus in the wake of the election of Donald Trump as America’s next president. Pamela Ortiz, president of IDEAS, and Janet ...

Measure RR will keep BART safe and reliable

Nick Josefowitz, Naeemah Charles and Marcus Ismael
November 2, 2016
Filed under Opinion

This spring, SF State students took historic action to improve the affordability and accessibility of their education with an overwhelming yes vote on the Gator Pass. As a result, students will have free Muni and discounted BART rides beginning next year. This fall students must act again to protect their...

Students create safe space for South Asians

Students create safe space for South Asians

Kevin Vega
November 1, 2016
Filed under Life

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article misspelled the name "Radhika" as "Rhadika."   3rd paragraph "Rhadika" is spelled "Radhika" Music bounced off the walls and students filed into a crowded room as South Asians Breaking Borders made its debut as SF State’s first South Asian ...

Housing safety concerns raised

Housing safety concerns raised

Karina Bueno
August 31, 2016
Filed under News

When Stephanie Berrospe, sophomore criminal justice major moved into her new on-campus apartment at University Park North, she was met with an unexpected sight. Instead of welcome banners and resident advisors walking around speaking with parents and residents, Berrospe found herself in front of a...

EROS provides safe space for sexual health education

EROS provides safe space for sexual health education

Ashley Bowen
February 9, 2016
Filed under Life

Located on the terrace level of the Cesar Chavez Student Center, the Educational and Referral Organization for Sexuality provides a safe space for students. Inside their quaint office space, free condoms, internal condoms, dental dams and gloves are sorted into small bins for students to take. A tall...

Gay bars provide a safe environment for women amidst a culture of harassment

Amanda Aragona
February 3, 2016
Filed under Opinion

When planning a girls' night out, my friends and I end up in the Castro 90 percent of the time. Although we like going out there because of the great dance music and $1 drinks at Q Bar, most importantly, it's a place where we can feel safe drinking and dancing without men in our group. Contrary to popu...

SF State students find safety in gym

SF State students find safety in gym

Samantha Lusignan
October 20, 2015
Filed under Life

Small beads of sweat gather on the forehead of sophomore Uwaila Aigbovo as she works on her weighted squats. Even though she is uncomfortable, Aigbovo said she would rather bear the heat of restricting attire than the uncomfortable male gaze while working out at the gym. "I don't wear shorts at th...

BSU creates a safe space for African American students

BSU creates a safe space for African American students

Chantel Carnes
September 29, 2015
Filed under News

The Black Student Union will bring attention to everyday gender issues surrounding members of the black community by kicking off this year's first Black Kings and Queens meeting Wednesday, Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. BSU Senior coordinators Hannah Wodaje and Ismail Muhammad said they are working hard this...

Queer community calls for safe spaces

Queer community calls for safe spaces

Eva Barragan
September 16, 2015
Filed under Life

When the new assistant director for SF State's Queer Resource Center from University of California, Davis, she expected to see a lot more support for queer and trans students than what currently exists on campus. "I came to SF State for grad school because I wanted to find more queer students of...

Recent attacks question campus safety

Xpress Staff
February 11, 2015
Filed under Opinion

On any given day, a casual stroll across campus might include seeing friends sunning on the quad, chatting with student club members in Malcolm X Plaza or making a quick pitstop at the convenient store for a snack before class. As of last week, it also might include being dragged behind a bush at knifepoint. We...

Women should explore their options for safe sex

Hannah Mullins
October 15, 2014
Filed under Opinion

Have you thought about how great sex is lately? Honestly, take a minute. Sex is normal and something you think about every day. But there’s a huge difference between thinking about sex and actually doing it. A better thought would be, “How often do college students think about having safe sex?” Women...

Heartbleed reminds us the Internet isn’t safe

Nena Farrell
April 15, 2014
Filed under Opinion

Internet researchers discovered and announced April 7 the flaw called Heartbleed in OpenSSL. Heartbleed has caused a huge wave of panic about information online — the fact that it could have been able to get any kind of information from servers including passwords, credit card numbers and secret keys....

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