SF State responds to Ohio State University attack

Nick Madden
December 1, 2016
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“Run. Hide. Fight.” Ohio State University students and faculty received this message Monday morning after a student terrorized the campus with a car and knife, sending 11 people to the hospital.   This message has been promoted by local and national law enforcement agencies as the best tool for st...

Investigation of Barkat protest leads to new University protocol

Ahalya Srikant
September 3, 2016
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  On September 1, SF State released an investigative report of the General Union of Palestinian Students’ protest of the SF Hillel event with Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat. The report was accompanied by a five-step protocol for the University police and student affairs to handle future protests...

Woman reports indecent exposure at University Park South

Nashelly Chavez
November 19, 2015
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A woman reported an indecent exposure incident at University Park South Thursday morning, according to a safety alert sent out to the campus community. The woman was walking in a courtyard at the 1700 block of Holloway Avenue at 9:55 a.m. when she saw an unknown man walking ahead of her, accordi...

Police charge SF State alumnus with possession of child pornography

Creo Noveno
October 15, 2015
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San Francisco police arrested an SF State alumnus Oct. 8 on suspicion of possession of child pornography and the use of hidden cameras, SFGate reported. Police charged Duane Ackerman with several counts of felonies and misdemeanors which include possession and distribution of over 600 images of child p...

Arizona and Texas university shootings leave two dead, several wounded

Tyler Primas and Isabella Ohlmeyer
October 10, 2015
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Two separate school shootings, one at Northern Arizona University and the other at Texas Southern University, left two dead and several wounded Oct. 9. The shootings fell on the same day as President Barack Obama's visit Oregon where a mass shooting took place at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg...

SF State police equipped with Tasers despite history of opposition

SF State police equipped with Tasers despite history of opposition

Renee Abu-Zaghibra
September 2, 2015
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Access to Tasers will be mandatory for all University police following a recent collective bargaining agreement between California State University and the State University Police Association. Assistant Vice Chancellor of CSU, Michael Redmond, announced the agreement Aug. 27 in an email to all 23...

University under federal investigation for handling of sexual assault

Nashelly Chavez
March 21, 2015
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The Office for Civil Rights added SF State to a list Wednesday that will include them with 104 college campuses under investigation for their handling of sexual violence. The federal examination at SF State for a pending Title IX investigation was opened March 10, according to the OCR. Title IX...

Police receive report of sexual assault outside Burk Hall

Timothy Smith
February 5, 2015
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A University email alert informed students and staff of a reported sexual battery that took place on campus Thursday morning at around 1 a.m. The University Police Department received reports of an unknown male suspect who followed the victim down from the Cesar Chavez Student Center to the pathway...

Students drop in Malcolm X Plaza in demonstration against police brutality

Students drop in Malcolm X Plaza in demonstration against police brutality

Jennah Feeley
October 22, 2014
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[dropcap style="box"]A[/dropcap]t the sound of three bangs, dozens of bodies dropped to the ground of Malcolm X Plaza today as a part of a “Die In” demonstration for people killed by police brutality. Hosted by the Black and Brown Liberation Coalition in collaboration with the Student Union of...

Police look into an alleged on-campus rape reported during the first week of school

Jennah Feeley and Lulu Orozco
September 10, 2014
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Police have opened an investigation into an alleged rape in a campus residential community last week. University police have a suspect in the case, which has since been passed to the Office of the District Attorney of San Francisco, but no arrests have been made. The San Francisco’s District...

Police investigate alleged viewer of child pornography in Cesar Chavez Student Center

Michael Barba
April 1, 2014
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Police have opened an investigation into an incident that occurred March 22 involving a 63-year-old man who allegedly used a computer in the Cesar Chavez Student Center to view child pornography, according to SF State’s University Police Department. An SF State related person called University...

Squatters seek refuge in ‘unauthorized encampment’ in University housing

Michael Barba
March 19, 2014
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Firefighters discovered evidence of squatters on the ground level of a University Park North building when they responded to a fire alarm that awoke residents early Feb. 16, according to SF State’s University Police Department. San Francisco Fire Department identified a portable skillet in an elec...

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