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Female victim reports sexual battery near Burk Hall

On Thursday, October 1, 2015, a female victim contacted the University Police Department to report a sexual battery incident that occurred on campus Wednesday Sept. 30, 2015 at 7 p.m. The victim was walking on the pathway between Burk Hall and the Gymnasium when the incident occurred. Students walk on the pathway between Burk Hall and the Gymnasium Thursday, Oct. 1. (Emma Chiang / Xpress)

Avery Peterson
October 1, 2015
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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 init...

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...

Burk Hall fire drill successful

Aaron Salazar
March 3, 2011
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A routine fire drill interrupted instruction in Burk Hall for about 10 minutes at 11 a.m. today. People could be seen hovering around the building as they awaited permission to re-enter the building. Safety officer for the environmental health occupational safety department, Andrew Yu, said the intention...

VIDEO: The Vista Room serves five star cuisine in SF State's Burk Hall

Sara Donchey
February 15, 2011
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It’s lunchtime on campus, and it’s time to weigh your dining options. Sure you could grab a burrito or a quick slice of pizza, maybe even salad if the mood strikes, but what about a gourmet three-course meal at a five star restaurant? Tucked away on the fourth floor of Burk Hall is the Vista Room, a stu...

Virtual Museum Challenges Perception of Rape Culture

Infographic created by Felicia Hyde and Whitney Papalii

Felicia Hyde and Whitney Papalii
May 22, 2020
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In efforts to raise awareness on sexual assault and present a more inclusive space for survivors to share their stories, an online exhibit challenges common stereotypes and rape culture perceptions on sexual violence. As you go through the exhibit, illustrations of the survivor’s outfits range from...

Veterans face unique challenges as college students

Kevin Miller, a graduate student at San Francisco State University, veteran, and Media Relations Specialist for Swords to Plowshares, speaks with Xpress in downtown San Francisco on Apr. 7, 2017.

Jason Rejali
April 19, 2017
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Two veterans, including one SF State graduate student, are conducting an ongoing study to assess the needs and challenges veterans face while in college. Graduate Kevin Miller and Victor Inzunza, both Marine veterans, have been reaching out through the Veteran’s Affairs office at SF State to conduct...

Student veterans face unique challenges transitioning to college

Alex Emslie
November 7, 2012
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Striking out into the Afghanistan countryside to find the enemy was “just a job” to City College of San Francisco student and U.S. Army veteran Miles Foltz. As president of the CCSF Veterans Alliance, Foltz helps other student veterans navigate their GI Bill benefits and shift from military to col...

Bomb threat remains unsolved

Jacquelyn Moreno, Campus Editor
February 4, 2020
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On Thursday, Dec. 19 during the final week of the Fall 2019 semester, the university activated a campus closure, informing all students and faculty to stay off the main campus. The University Police Department’s online crime log would later list that a, “ false bomb threat reported to police” ha...

Students gain culinary and restaurant management experience

Felicia Hyde
October 29, 2019
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Soft jazz faintly hit diners’ ears as the restaurant staff gently placed cutlery on napkins around the Vista Room on SF State’s campus on early Monday afternoon. Conversations between the head chef and cooks accompanied the sound of sizzling vegetables and server’s quick footsteps between the f...

University lacks staff to help students with anxiety, depression

INFOGRAM BY BRIAN VU/ Golden Gate Xpress

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...

Internment camp victims honored in Garden of Remembrance

Rev. Michael Yoshii (right), a human rights activist, speaks to a group as Asian American studies professors Francis Wong (left) and Wesley Ueunten (center) listen on during Day of Rememberance, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. (JAMES CHAN/ Golden Gate Xpress)

Sahar Swaleh
February 26, 2019
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Students, professors, activists and those standing in solidarity with the Japanese-American community gathered Feb. 19 for the 40th anniversary of the Bay Area’s first Day of Remembrance, honoring the more than 100,000 Japanese-Americans who were forcibly relocated to internment camps in California,...

Student Health Center hosts spooky inspired open house

Student Health Center hosts spooky inspired open house

Jailene Escutia
October 21, 2018
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Across from Burk Hall, a stairway leading downhill reaches the home of the Student Health Center, where students are able to find basic care needs and educate themselves on health awareness and preventive care; however, many SF State students never learn about the helpful opportunities at the Student He...

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