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Student Health Center hosts spooky inspired open house

Student Health Center hosts spooky inspired open house

Jailene Escutia
October 21, 2018
Filed under Latest, News

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...

Student Health Center encourages student input on national survey

Student Health Center encourages student input on national survey

Avery Peterson
February 4, 2015
Filed under News

This month the Student Health Center will invite students to participate in the largest health survey ever conducted at SF State. Emails directing students to the American College Health Association’s National College Health Assessment II will hit inboxes Feb. 9 through 20. The ACHA designed the...

UPDATED: Student Health Center flooded, bathrooms shut down for broken water main

UPDATED: Student Health Center flooded, bathrooms shut down for broken water main

Xpress Staff
May 2, 2014
Filed under News

UPDATE 5/6: SF State will make a claim against the insurance of Express Plumbing for damages after the external contractor burst a water line behind the Ethnic Studies and Psychology Building, causing a stream of water to flow down the service road to State Drive, according to Chuck Meyer, director...

Student Health Center fee increase proves beneficial for SF State students

Xpress Staff
May 3, 2012
Filed under Opinion

When was the last time you made an important phone call at 4 a.m.? While drunk dials and ordering a late-night pizza might be the only time you reach for the phone past midnight, what if you were experiencing a medical issue and wanted to talk to a medical professional? Now, a group of students is lobby...

Proposed fee increase for student health center set to move onto President Corrigan, Chancellor Reed

Angela Raiford
May 2, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

Students are two signatures closer to receiving extra benefits from the health center. A student petition circulated April 5 to April 23 to gain support for a proposed Student Health Center fee hike of $25, which will increase gradually through Fall 2016. After review by the Student Fee Advisory April...

SF State Student Health Center fee increase proposed to benefit students and staff

Angela Raiford
April 14, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

Looks like students will have to find a bit more than pocket change in their couch cushions to cover their medical needs on campus next semester. The Student Fee Advisory voted unanimously April 4th to accept a proposal for a $25 fee increase for each student, to increase gradually through Fall 2016 in a...

Campus health center connects students with free HPV vaccines

Campus health center connects students with free HPV vaccines

Erica Linker
September 3, 2013
Filed under News

This semester, the SF State Student Health Center is partnering with a pharmaceutical company to provide students with free GARDASIL, a vaccine that protects against the human papillomavirus or HPV, the most common sexually transmitted infection. In order to receive the vaccine for free, stude...

EROS bonds with students on campus

EROS bonds with students on campus

Jacquelyn Moreno, Staff reporter
March 9, 2020
Filed under Campus

Different colored ropes covered the conference table in the Richard Oakes Multicultural Center. Student Director of Education & Referral Organization for Sexuality Joseph Sweazey, put together gift bags with condoms and brewed fresh tea as students started to trickle in the room.  EROS organized the workshop...

Mashouf Wellness Center hosts Wellness In Color event

Mashouf Wellness Center hosts Wellness In Color event

Whitney Papalii, Staff reporter
March 4, 2020
Filed under Campus

Mashouf Wellness Center held a Wellness in Color presentation featuring the center’s very own fitness and wellness coordinator, Brittney Holloman to shed light on the lack of health and wellness resources and access provided for the black community.   Holloman has been working at Mashouf Welln...

Surviving finals with your mental health intact

Arianne Arciaga
December 10, 2019
Filed under Campus, Life

The period between Thanksgiving break and finals week can be a very stressful time for college students. During these next two weeks there are projects due, papers to write and exams to take. While it’s important to do well on your finals, it’s just as important to take care of yourself during this...

ASI pushes for a student fee increase

Juan Carlos Lara, Campus News Editor
November 19, 2019
Filed under Campus

Fees are an intrinsic part of any college student’s life, from the time they apply to colleges and pay application fees until they prepare to leave and pay a graduation fee. Students at SF State currently pay $762 in mandatory fees at the start of every fall and spring semester.  When students tap their ID ca...

Colleges take a drastic toll on mental health

Kerasa Dimitrios Tsokas, Opinion Editor
October 29, 2019
Filed under Opinion

If you have depression, you are not alone.  Many students entering college think, “finally, now I don’t have to go to class all the time.” At least that’s what I thought. I soon found out that attendance is for the most part mandatory and was told by countless professors that missin...

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