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SF State foreign exchange student robbed at gunpoint in Village dorms

Katherine Minkiewicz February 13, 2017

An SF State foreign exchange student was robbed at gunpoint and left uninjured by two male suspects at the Village at Centennial Square late Friday night. The victim’s backpack containing textbooks and...

Village housing evacuated after transformer malfunctions

Kelsey Avers May 12, 2011

Smoke coming from a malfunctioning transformer in The Village at Centennial Square has resulted in an evacuation of the building, according to University spokeswoman Ellen Griffin. As of 1:15 p.m. today,...

A police car sits in front of the University Police Department station on Tuesday, June 2, 2020. (Original photograph by Harika Maddala, Illustration by Kyran Berlin / Golden Gate Xpress)

As students rally to abolish campus police, SF State reexamines safety

Kyran Berlin, City Editor May 4, 2021

Editor's note: A previous version of this story alluded to the Oct. 25, 2005 arrest and jailing of an SF State professor as an example of a lawsuit against the Campus Safety Department for racial profiling....

Victor Javier Aguilar prepares scrambled eggs for breakfast in Manzanita Squareroom on the SF State campus on Sept. 22. (Jun Ueda / Golden Gate Xpress)

How COVID-19 changed SF State’s housing strategy

Andres Velasquez, Staff Reporter October 13, 2020

With most classes transitioned to remote instruction, University Housing is housing 363 students for the Fall 2020 semester, as opposed to what is commonly 4,300 to 4,500 students. According to University...

2035 Master Plan overshadows existing housing needs

2035 Master Plan overshadows existing housing needs

Natalia Pourazar May 21, 2019

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 housing...

SFSUs Health Promotion and Wellness unit is offering free sanitary napkins at the Village at Centennial Square.  (Courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

SF State combats student period poverty

Jailene Escutia September 20, 2018

Earlier this month, Scotland became the first country to offer free tampons to students in hopes of beginning a global movement towards fighting “period poverty.” Now, SF State’s Health Promotion...

Ali Simonson, a freshman from San Diego, poses with her dog of 3 years, Bella, outside of her dorm at the Village at Centennial Square on Sunday, April 9, 2017 (Lauren Hanussak/Xpress).

University no longer gives letters for emotional support animals

Corrections: A previous version of the article mistakenly stated that ESA’s are covered by Americans with Disabilities Act, and that Dr. Cynthia Kay Chandler was at the University of Texas. A new...

Ariana Fletcher poses for a portrait in the library on Tuesday May 12. Fletcher lives on the Rainbow floor at the Village at Centennial Square. (Marlene Sanchez / Xpress)

Rainbow Floor: A dorm environment aimed at community

Eva Barragan May 13, 2015

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 implement for...

Winter break shows a different side of dorm life

Calla Camero January 28, 2015

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 and students flooding the...

Police look into an alleged on-campus rape reported during the first week of school

Jennah Feeley and Lulu Orozco September 10, 2014

Police have opened an investigation into an alleged rape in a campus residential community last week. University police have a suspect in the case, which has since been passed to the Office of the District...

University police open investigation into alleged rape on campus

Jennah Feeley and Lulu Orozco September 8, 2014

Police have opened an investigation into an alleged rape that occurred on campus Aug. 29. University police have a suspect in the case, which has since been passed to the Office of the District Attorney...

Creative Arts Building expects facelift in 2018

Creative Arts Building expects facelift in 2018

Julia Middlemiss March 4, 2014

A student walks by the current broadcast wing of the Creative Arts building Monday, March 3. Photo by Tony Santos / Xpress The Creative Arts Replacement Building project, which has been on hold since...

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