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Crime Blotter: Campus police evacuate library

Juan Carlos Lara, Staff

December 3, 2019

A man entered the SF State library from Holloway Avenue on the afternoon of Nov. 25 carrying multiple bags and reportedly threatened to “blow up” people within the library, according to an email by Chief of Police Reginal...

Crime Blotter: Stonestown police activity

Juan Carlos Lara, Staff

November 12, 2019

On Nov. 2, the San Francisco Police Department responded to a 911 call from security personnel at the Stonestown Galleria about a man with a firearm. The man in question reportedly attempted to use counterfeit bills at a gaming...

Crime Blotter: Three Thefts

Juan Carlos Lara, Staff

November 5, 2019

Three grand thefts occurred on campus over the course of three days, totaling in just over $4,000 worth of losses, according to the University Police Department. No arrests have been made. Grand theft is defined as any theft of prop...

The necessity of active shooter safety drills on campus

Kerasa Dimitrios Tsokas

November 5, 2019

Oct. 22, a 17-year-old student who attended Ridgway High School in Santa Rosa opened fire on another student. While police said this was an “isolated act of violence,” this incident raises an important conversation — school shootings.  According to EverytownResearch, California has ...

Self defense class packs a punch, limited free classes for students remain

Wilson Gomez

October 29, 2019

On a hot afternoon, SF State student Claire Viadnes, was approached by a man who asked how long it would take for the bus to arrive. While Viadnes reached into her pocket to take out her phone, a second man approached her from...

Campus Safety Week

Jesse Gomez

October 15, 2019

On October 14, SF State hosted its 3rd annual Campus Safety Week event.  SF State on-site resources including Enterprise Risk Management, Environment, Health and Safety, and the University Police Department will conduct a va...

A guide to safer Bay Area cycling

Corey Browning

October 15, 2019

Though San Francisco has made great strides in its effort to be bicycle friendly, pedaling through the cities congested streets, dodging Lyfts and Ubers, suffering up steep hills, all while avoiding getting your tires caught in MU...

Crime Blotter: Wild Wednesday Night

Juan Carlos Lara, Staff

October 15, 2019

Oct. 9 saw a string of crime reports, particularly in the northern part of campus. At around 6:30 p.m., two people suspected of committing a strong arm robbery near 19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard fled toward SF State. Th...

SF emergency water inadequate for earthquakes

Corey Browning

September 26, 2019

A major earthquake is due to strike San Francisco, and the western and southeastern neighborhoods lack seismically sound water pipes, leaving more than 300,000 residents vulnerable to the catastrophic fires that would follow. Tha...

UPD investigates sexual assaults

Juan Carlos Lara, Staff

September 23, 2019

The University Police Department (UPD) received four reports of sexual violence on campus over the course of eight days surrounding the first day of the fall semester — three cases remain unsolved.  In the early hours of Monday, Aug. 26, the f...

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