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SF State welcomes newest addition to UPD

Chief of Police Reginald Parson.

Dimitri Bailey
August 28, 2019
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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 for students. The SF State alumnus was born in Frankfurt, Germany. His family often migrated from ...

University prepares for the ‘big one’

Assessors survey damage on the second floor between the old and new administration buildings (RON BINGHAM/GOLDEN GATER)

Joseph High
April 9, 2019
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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 outreach expands to help students apply for CalFresh

University outreach expands to help students apply for CalFresh

Sebastiaan Molloy
April 2, 2019
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SF State’s Health Promotion and Wellness department expanded its outreach program to tackle food insecurity on campus by screening students for CalFresh eligibility thanks to recent government funding boosts. CalFresh, the state’s version of the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program,...

University lacks staff to help students with anxiety, depression

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Shaylyn Cortney Martos
March 19, 2019
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Duriel Meisner woke up with nothing to do on July 4, 2018. They showered, changed, and gathered their things to go hang themself on Mount Tamalpais. For weeks, Meisner, a third-year art studio major, said they struggled with intense suicidal ideation, flipping between feeling fine and deciding to...

SF State professor and renowned poet dies at 83

SF State professor and renowned poet dies at 83

Joseph High
February 13, 2019
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Poet and former professor Kathleen Fraser died in Emeryville on Feb. 5 of natural causes, according to a statement from her publisher, Nightboat Books. Fraser taught creative writing at SF State from 1972 to 1992 and served as the director of the school’s Poetry Center. She inspired students, f...

SF State baseball picked sixth in preseason coaches poll

Gators outfielder Jacob Lopez (10 - far right) smiles as he high-fives his teammates during a baseball game between the SF State Gators and the Cal State San Bernardino Coyotes at Maloney Field at SF State on Saturday, Apr. 1, 2017 (Aaron Levy-Wolins/Xpress).

Devon Haripal
January 30, 2019
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The California Collegiate Athletic Association released its 2019 Preseason Baseball Coaches Poll, with SF State projected to finish as the No. 6 team in the conference. Last season, the program finished with a 23-21 record in conference play and made a historic run with their first-ever CCAA Championsh...

Commencement at SF State: Why is there no winter graduation?

Commencement at SF State: Why is there no winter graduation?

Marissa Perry
December 18, 2018
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With the end of the fall semester fast approaching, seniors at SF State have one thing on their mind: graduation; although, SF State’s commencement ceremony is set for May 28, 2019, five months past the end of 2018’s fall semester. With more than 30,000 students set to attend in May, it is rather confusing why SF State does not ha...

SF State popular choice among international students

SF State popular choice among international students

Chelsey Schallig
November 26, 2018
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San Francisco is diverse in art, religious beliefs, gender, cuisine and political beliefs. This diversity permeates throughout campus and within the programs and events offered to students, which allows them to discuss the differences in individuals. According to College Factual, SF State has an overall high score...

Super commuting ‘sacrifice’ takes toll on SF State students

The traffic caused by commuters starts around 4 p.m. and lasts until around 6 p.m. A large contribution is due to the influx of commuters living in the city. (Nicole Newman/Golden Gate Xpress)

Maci Martell
November 25, 2018
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On an average school day, SF State student Lianna Reich, 25, will leave her home in Healdsburg, California around 7:15 a.m. to embark on her commute. She will take a car, a train and two buses to get to campus, getting there by around 11 a.m. Reich is a junior majoring in English education. She’s also wh...

Judge dismisses lawsuit alleging anti-Semitism against SF State and professor

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit last week against Arab and Muslim Ethnicities Diaspora professor Dr. Rabab Abdulhadi. (Aaron Levy-Wolins/Golden Gate Xpress)

Lorenzo Morotti
November 7, 2018
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A drawn out court battle alleging that an SF State professor was encouraging anti-Semitism came to a final close on Thursday, Oct. 29. A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit accusing Arab and Muslim Ethnicities Diaspora professor Dr. Rabab Abdulhadi, the adviser of the General Union of Palestine Stu...

SF State stands with immigrants

SF State stands with immigrants

Geoffrey Scott
October 31, 2018
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SF State students gathered to support a Latinx community widely suffering from emotional trauma as it deals with a nation that’s increasingly hostile with anti-immigrant rhetoric. Latinx students and allies from multiple campus organizations set up tables at Malcom X Plaza to raise awareness  abo...

SF State officially launches $81M construction project

SFSU President Leslie Wong and ASI President Nathan Jones pose for a photograph at a groundbreaking ceremony for a new creative arts building at SF State on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. (Aaron Levy-Wolins/Golden Gate Xpress)

Sylvie Sturm
October 31, 2018
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With 10 SF State alumni and dignitaries planting golden shovels in freshly turned earth, SF State officially declared the beginning of the $81 million Liberal and Creative Arts Building project on Friday, Oct. 26. A groundbreaking celebration was held on the Tapia Drive property where construction wi...

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