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Standoff ends after police tackle suspect

Standoff ends after police tackle suspect

Julie Parker
April 30, 2019
Filed under Latest, Multimedia, News

A man found to be in possession of a stolen vehicle is taken away on a stretcher after being tackled by police on Tapia Drive near the SF State Humanities Building on April 29, 2019. (DANIEL DA SILVEIRA/Special to Golden Gate Xpress)   University Police Sergeant James Callaghan successfully extracted an agitated man from a vehicle out...

University prepares for the ‘big one’

University prepares for the ‘big one’

Joseph High
April 9, 2019
Filed under Latest, News

Assessors survey damage on the second floor between the old and new administration buildings (RON BINGHAM/GOLDEN GATER)   In the event of a major earthquake, the nearly 30,000 students at SF State, as well as the University faculty and staff, may be unprepared. SF State Health and Safety Manager Jeff...

University silent about allegations against track coach

University silent about allegations against track coach

Julie Parker and Geoffrey Scott
April 9, 2019
Filed under Latest, News

San Jose police on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, arrested Chioke Robinson, 45, of San Jose, on suspicion of sexually assaulting four teen girls between 1999 and 2011. Robinson worked as a track coach at Piedmont and Los Gatos high schools as well as a club team coach in the San Jose area at the time of the ...

Downed police phone services spark concerns, prompts campuswide email

Downed police phone services spark concerns, prompts campuswide email

Natalia Pourazar
March 6, 2019
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Chief of Police Jason Wu sent an campuswide email alert Wednesday afternoon at 12:50 p.m., notifying students the University Police Department Dispatch Center phone services have been restored. In the email, Wu said the University recognizes a string of power outages within a few days sparked confus...

Student witnesses aftermath of alleged robbery from University Park North High Rise

Student witnesses aftermath of alleged robbery from University Park North High Rise

Julie Parker
February 21, 2019
Filed under News

A resident of the University Park High Rises at 255 Buckingham Way reported witnessing the aftermath of a robbery just before midnight Wednesday. Joshua Ochoa, a 21-year-old political science urban studies and planning major, told Xpress he heard a man screaming, “Help! Police!” at around 11:50...

Police report of kidnapping and robbery turns out to be grand theft

Police report of kidnapping and robbery turns out to be grand theft

Paul Eichenholtz and Ryan Lee
February 20, 2019
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An initial report of a kidnapping and robbery on Feb. 5 alarmed students at SF State, but was later discovered to be grand theft, according to University police. The incident occurred on Buckingham Way at 8:30 p.m. on Feb. 5, but was not reported by the victim until two days later. “The su...

Police corporal promotes community-oriented policing

Police corporal promotes community-oriented policing

Paul Eichenholtz
December 12, 2018
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Police Cpl. Enrique Vera Cruz spent six years patrolling SF State, but on Nov. 30, he was especially alert. Vera Cruz had been training Officer David Lin for a week, and on this day, he was doubling as a mentor and as backup in case anything should go wrong on campus.  While on patrol, Lin suddenly brought the police...

Documentary recalls police brutality of 1968 SF State student strike

Documentary recalls police brutality of 1968 SF State student strike

Geoffrey Scott
November 17, 2018
Filed under Featured, News

An SF State alumnus who wrote for the student newspaper from 1967 to 1969 provided a first hand perspective about the university’s most tumultuous times as a documentary about the harrowing 1968 campus strike served as a backdrop. Award-winning documentary Agents of Change depicts 50-year-old b...

Q&A with SF State Police Chief Wu

Q&A with SF State Police Chief Wu

Jose Jimenez
October 30, 2017
Filed under News

For many years, Jason Wu would dress up every Halloween as “Bingo” from the 1960s kids television program, “The Banana Splits Adventure Hour.” Today, Wu dawns a police uniform as SF State Police Chief, believing in the value of trust and saying, “we are truly here to serve our campus community.” Growing...

Students sue university

Students sue university

Brian Neumann
August 30, 2017
Filed under News

[media-credit id=477 align="alignnone" width="800"][/media-credit] ***Clarification: A previous version of this article wrote that the University filed a motion with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California dismissing the complaint. The correct phrasing is that the Unive...

Berkeley police investigate alumnus connection to rally assault

Lea Fabro
April 23, 2017
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The Berkeley Police Department is investigating a former Diablo Valley College teacher accused of assaulting a Trump supporter at a protest in Berkeley. Anonymous users on 4Chan, a public online bulletin board, identified philosophy professor Eric Clanton as the masked man who hit a Trump supporter ove...

University Park South experiences a second break-in this year

Lea Fabro
April 5, 2017
Filed under News

An apartment in the University Park South area was burglarized on Saturday night while tenants were out. University Park South is an apartment complex owned by the University where some students reside due to its convenient location near campus. According to University Police Department Deputy Chief Re...

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