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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

SF State students Evelyn Eung (left) and Lauren Diez (right) teach Secual health at
one of the booths at SF State's Student Health Service's open house event on
Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016. The open house was a way to promote healthy living and educate students on what health services are provided to them on campus. (Perng-chih Huang/Xpress)

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

Mariana Verdin, a graduate counseling student, sits down with her classmate to take part of the

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...

Combating smoky-sky sadness: advice from holistic health professors

Orange ashy skies blanket the Bay Area during the morning hours on Wednesday (Jun Ueda, San Francisco, CA., Sept. 9, 2020)

Andres Velasquez, Staff Reporter
September 10, 2020
Filed under Campus

San Franciscans woke to an apocalyptic sky colored an orange hue on Tuesday, the result of ash and smoke from the Bear Fire. The Halloween-esque haze lasted all day, leaving some feeling the emotional effects as a result of the gloominess and darkness. According to Dr. Ken Yeager of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Cen...

SF State lowers student fees for fall semester

SF State lowers student fees for fall semester

Chris Ramirez, Managing Editor
July 23, 2020
Filed under Campus

SF State student fees will be cut after a review of mandatory fees for the upcoming fall semester, according to Interim Vice President of Administration and Finance and CFO of Administration and Finance Jeff Wilson. “We are pleased to announce that, for fall 2020 the Gator Pass fee, which is normally...

Tuition increase stirs controversy at Student Fee Advisory Committee meeting

Tuition increase stirs controversy at Student Fee Advisory Committee meeting

Jacquelyn Moreno, Campus Editor
June 10, 2020
Filed under Campus, News

The Student Fee Advisory Committee (SFAC) facilitated a conversation between students and members of the administration on Tuesday. The meeting was held via Zoom and had over 100 attendees. It commenced with students expressing their disappointment toward issues such as tuition increases and ended without...

Student group sweeps ASI elections amid record-low voter turnout

Student group sweeps ASI elections amid record-low voter turnout

Juan Carlos Lara, Staff
May 6, 2020
Filed under Campus

Associated Students Inc. released this year’s election results on Friday, showing a complete victory by a group of candidates under the slate Students First, Students in Solidarity. Of the 13 open positions, SFSIS had candidates in 12 and won them all.  Four of these successes can hardly be called...

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