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Black Americans Deserve Better Police Treatment

Karina Bueno

October 12, 2016

Trigger warning: this story contains potentially distressing material and language about police brutality and murder. After a six hour standoff with police in Civic Center Plaza in San Francisco on Sept. 24, a 40-year-old W...

Accountability necessary in light of recent police brutality

Xpress Staff

February 21, 2015

Law enforcement officers carry an incredible amount of authority, but with that power comes the need for responsibility and accountability. An official Police Academy credo enlists officers “to protect and to serve,” but...

Organization develops database to track abusive officer activity

Angeline Ubaldo

February 18, 2015

Amid the anti-police brutality movement and Black Lives Matter protests in the United States, an SF State student organization is zeroing in on tracking abusive officer activity and increased police accountability for misconduct. The...

Trending gun violence sparks interest in students at Residential Life’s “Hands Up Don’t Shoot”

Lulu Orozco

October 14, 2014

A somber ambiance filled the Towers at Centennial Square conference center as a timeline of 18-year-old Michael Brown’s death was read last night. The descriptions leading up to his Aug. 9 death in Ferguson, Mo. sparked...

The SF State community is inherently tied to Ferguson

Alma Villegas

September 7, 2014

Non-white lives are not valued in our society, unless they are those of people like Beyoncé or Kanye West, in which case they are only valued because they generate big money. On the first day of classes, the Student Union...

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