29 Oct 2013

Missing Towers and UPN master key places hundreds of residents at risk

[set_id=72157637109792654] A master key that opens doors to every apartment and dorm room in University Park North (UPN) and the Towers at Centennial Square is missing after a theft, SF

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21 May 2019

2035 Master Plan overshadows existing housing needs

INFORMATIONAL MAP BY BRIAN VU/Golden Gate Xpress   Last spring the University announced the Future State Campus Master Plan 2035 in a bid to address a shortage of affordable student

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19 Mar 2019

Forced meal plan draws ire, makes campus residents sick

In 2015 the University sold a monopoly on campus residents’ eating habits and nutrition to Sodexo, a multinational food services and facilities management company with a long history of healthcode

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05 Mar 2019

Town hall meeting addresses shooting

Campus residents expressed outrage at a Feb. 26 town hall meeting hosted by the Residential Hall Association a day after they said SF State administrators failed to communicate effectively with

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20 Sep 2017

Two construction projects set to shake up Holloway

  Massive change is on the way for Holloway Avenue as SF State gears up to construct two buildings approved by the CSU Board of Trustees over the summer.  The Creative Arts

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23 Aug 2017

Class of 2021 has arrived

Hundreds of freshmen and their families eagerly lined up behind elevators in SF State’s dorms, next to yellow bins filled to the top with their most prized possessions and necessities

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17 May 2017

Future campus life: predictions from the graduates of 2017

With the new Mashouf Wellness Center nearing completion and proposed construction plans ahead, future graduates reflect on their time at SF State while predicting how campus life may differ for

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26 Apr 2017

ResLife blanket drive brings students together to help children in need

More than 30 SF State students gathered together in the Towers Conference Center Monday night to help make blankets for the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland. SF State Reslife partnered

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15 Mar 2017

Where are students heading for spring break?

Many SF State students will join the masses of travelers during next week’s vacation, but some will stay behind because they simply can’t afford it. Around the country spring break

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15 Feb 2017

No love for “Black Love” event

Black Residents United in Housing, or B.R.U.H. members, attended “Black Love,” a Black History Month celebration held in the towers conference center Monday, to find it was less interactive than

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31 Oct 2016

SF State community prepares for Halloween in wake of armed robbery

At the start of Halloween weekend, SF State students received an email notification regarding an armed robbery that took place on campus early Friday morning. “At approximately 1:45 AM on October

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12 Oct 2016

Rodent sightings not an issue, University officials say

The Towers at Centennial Square have recently been under scrutiny due to student reports of mice sightings, which some say began prior to the start of fall semester this year.

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26 Aug 2016

Incoming students make their beds and their mark at SF State

Move-in day at SF State was a big day for a lot of freshmen, including Nick Day, an 18-year-old skateboarder from San Diego, Joseph Asicam, a 17-year-old foster youth from

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29 Mar 2016

SF State introduces cigarette litter recycling

SF State is the first place in San Francisco to collect and recycle cigarette butts at one dollar per pound. Beginning March 16, Sustainable SF State has partnered with the

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26 Jan 2016

Winter break leaves campus desolate

Students have settled back onto campus after the long hiatus of winter break as reuniting smiles, crowded walkways and lingering lines in the bookstore signify the beginning of the spring semester. However, just

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09 Sep 2015

Student promotes voter engagement on campus

Naeemah Charles, the vice president of external affairs for SF State’s Associated Students, Inc. describes her parents as “pretty radical.” “That is what first got me into politics, and with

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25 Aug 2015

From one misanthrope to another: A letter from the lonely hearts club

I’ve never really been a joiner. I don’t like people all that much and I’m an introvert, but even someone as maladjusted as me has realized that just keeping my

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13 May 2015

Rainbow Floor: A dorm environment aimed at community

Hallways decorated in brightly colored murals and LGBT artwork is what University Park North Area Coordinator Paul Renolis said he envisions for the future of the Rainbow Floor he helped

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26 Mar 2015

Trio amplifies student community with classic rock sound

In the tiny space of their dorm room, band members Alec Kersenboom, Andrew Harley and Trevor Ramirez of Speakeasy, created a rock ‘n’ roll sound that flooded the halls of

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04 Feb 2015

New housing policy to uproot former students from University residences

A new housing policy from University Property Management will displace some of the residents living in off-campus housing beginning next semester. Residents of University Park North and University Park South

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27 Jan 2015

Winter break shows a different side of dorm life

Now that classes are back in session and students have returned from winter break, the campus is back to its regular routine with restaurants open, staff workers back to work

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Police caution tape stretches across the perimeter of the Cesar Chavez Student Center Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014. Kelly Soderlund/Special to Xpress. Kelly Soderlund / Special to Xpress
13 Nov 2014

UPDATED: Bomb threat prompts student center evacuation

UPDATE: The San Francisco Police Department and University Police Department confirmed that the Cesar Chavez Student Center is safe to reenter, determining that there is no threat to the building.

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14 Oct 2014

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

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

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19 Mar 2014

Squatters seek refuge in ‘unauthorized encampment’ in University housing

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

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12 Dec 2013

Students evacuated after small dorm fire

The students living in the Towers at Centennial Square and Science and Technology Theme Community dorms were evacuated Thursday afternoon after a fire in one of the trash rooms set

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07 Nov 2013

University replaces 3,000 locks after loss of master keys

The entire block of housing units in University Park North and the Towers at Centennial Square were re-keyed last week after two master keys opening about 3,000 resident’s doors were

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29 Oct 2013

SF State votes, but not during this election

[set_id=72157637105713506] In 2012, SF State was a polling location for the first time in three years. With a presidential election and Proposition 30 on the ballot, students shattered the University’s

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06 May 2013

Sexual assault suspect sought by University police

Campus police are circulating the photo of a man suspected of a sexual assault in the Towers April 28. The suspect, who is described by police as a 20-year-old African

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06 Nov 2012

SF State President Leslie E. Wong talks politics over breakfast

President Leslie E. Wong and his wife, Phyllis Wong, joined students for breakfast in the Café in the Park restaurant in Mary Park this morning. Wong hoped to encourage students to

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23 Oct 2012

Student housing applicants express uncertainty for lengthy wait

Leslie Alvarado has been waitlisted since early May 2012. She is one of approximately 3,000 students who sign up for on-campus housing every year, and currently is number 15 on a

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16 Oct 2012

Campus crime update: a shirtless adventure, underage drinking and a stolen backpack

No Shirts, No Shoes, No Facebook Officers received a call about a topless subject using a computer at the HSS Building Oct. 13. When confronted, the subject repeatedly gave incorrect

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03 Oct 2012

PHOTOS: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass invites artists, music lovers for 3-day fest

As the saying goes for many experiences — you never forget your first. Three days, six stages, hundreds of thousands of fans and a wide variety of music for no

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25 Sep 2012

SF State community pushes for on-campus polling location

For freshman Jasmine Ponce de Leon, this presidential election is a big deal. Not only will it be her first time voting, but her father’s as well. Ponce de Leon,

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25 Sep 2012

SF State student bands jam out in dorms despite regulations

The cramped confines of his dorm room may stifle many things for George Carpenter, but artistic expression is not one of them. With his amplifier turned to a moderate volume,

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16 May 2012

Robert Corrigan plans future after stepping down as SF State president

After serving 24 years as president of SF State, Robert A. Corrigan is looking forward to the days when he can read a book for pleasure, work on writing a

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14 May 2012

Campus crime update: A convulsion, a seizure, a big fall and a dislocated collarbone

Officers assist convulsing student Officers, along with the San Francisco Fire Department, responded to a subject convulsing at the Towers at Centennial Square May 12 at 11 a.m. The subject

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