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Response to Gay student shares story of discrimination at Student Health Services

Xpress Editors
March 16, 2017
Filed under News

The following is a letter to the editor in response to Gay student shares story of discrimination at Student Health Services from Associate Vice President for Student Affairs Gene Chelberg. The health, well-being and safety of all SF State students is of primary importance to us in Student Affairs...

Gay student shares story of discrimination at Student Health Services

Jose Francisco
March 9, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Note: This article is special to Xpress. UPDATE: A previous version of this submitted opinion article included a portrait of the author. Per his request, we have removed his picture due to safety concerns. Being a health educator for freshmen at Gateway High School means I must walk my talk, and ...

Student Health Services promotes wellness with Halloween spirit

Student Health Services promotes wellness with Halloween spirit

Lea Fabro
October 27, 2016
Filed under Life

Student Health Services hosted a Halloween-themed open house Wednesday to promote stress management techniques and student success. The Student Health Center was transformed into a Halloween house and costumed staff handed out treats to attract students to come in and talk about stress management te...

Students gathered at Student Health Services for free flu vaccinations

Students gathered at Student Health Services for free flu vaccinations

Michele Bird
October 8, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

UPDATE Oct. 12: Student Health Services, in conjunction with the School of Nursing, will host a flu shot clinic Oct. 18. The clinic will be held at Student Health Services from 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3:30 p.m. and will be open to SF State students, faculty and staff. Flu shots will cost $25, which will ...

Chickenpox vaccinations now offered at SF State's Student Health Services

Heather Ito
September 7, 2012
Filed under News

In response to the chickenpox outbreak on campus Sept. 1, the Student Health Services held special immunization times to administer the chickenpox vaccine at SF State. According to Alastair Smith, director of Student Health Services, they received 100 doses of the vaccine Sept. 5 and hope that all n...

Art display addresses the importance of student mental health services

Art display addresses the importance of student mental health services

Jacqueline Pinedo
May 10, 2018
Filed under Life

The California Faculty Association is advocating the importance of mental health on California State University campuses with a traveling art display called Tissues for Issues. Throughout the month of May, Tissues for Issues will be making single day stops at various CSU campuses to highlight the un...

Mental health services fall short despite student fee increase

Kelly Soderlund
May 19, 2015
Filed under News

SF State currently has no psychiatrist on staff to write prescriptions for students despite yearly increases to the student health fee to increase mental health staff and services. SF State students lobbied the administration in 2012 to raise the mandatory student health fee to increase mental health services ...

Stressed-out students not taking advantage of SF State health services

Natasha Artavia
October 11, 2011
Filed under Uncategorized

Some students can handle it, while others fall victim to it. Stress is nothing new.  The never-ending mountain of homework, papers, projects and midterms combined with trying to make financial ends meet are only a few variables resulting in its total amount. Beatrice Dillon, a peer counselor with the Counseling and Psychological Services Center...

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...

‘Walk, Run and Roll’ aims to reduce waste, boost health

‘Walk, Run and Roll’ aims to reduce waste, boost health

Alejandro Navarro
April 30, 2019
Filed under Latest, News

Racers line up at the starting line with the Gator mascot before SF State’s 7th annual 5K Walk, Run, and Roll on April 28, 2019, inviting students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends to be active. (TRISTEN ROWEAN/Golden Gate Xpress) Friends, family and teammates gathered for the eighth annual ...

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