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

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

Coburn Palmer October 29, 2013

[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 State officials...

Gator Talk: Dorm rats and ratty dorms

Gator Talk: Dorm rats and ratty dorms

Chris Ramirez and Sebastian Mino-Bucheli December 6, 2021

Welcome to Gator Talk, a collaborative CalState podcast that brings city and statewide perspectives to SF State news. Two months ago, a student reported a mice problem in the University Park North apartments....

An OCM package sits on a rack at an office at SF State on Sep 22, 2021. (Nicholas Cholula / Golden Gate Xpress)

Dorm supplies company faces scrutiny for lack of communication, customer service

Albert Serna Jr. October 15, 2021

Svea Leventon waited patiently for someone to answer the phone. She had been on hold for roughly 40 minutes, hoping to speak to anyone who could answer questions about an order she placed with OCM for...

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 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...

Students watch Super Tuesday results in the Political Science Department on March 3, 2020. (Sandy Scarpa / Golden Gate Xpress)

Recap of Political Science Super Tuesday Election Event

Jacquelyn Moreno March 5, 2020

The Political Science department hosted a Super Tuesday election event to watch and discuss the poll results across the country.   Professor Rebecca Eissler hosted the viewing including analysis from...

Super Tuesday

Super Tuesday

Xpress Staff March 4, 2020

Reporters had set up outside of the Towers Conference Center and the Annex to do exit polls here are the results:   Who did you vote for?   Do you plan to support the eventual...

Students and organizers of the Bernie Sanders rally march through campus on Monday, March 2, 2020. (Saylor Nedelman / Golden Gate Xpress)

Bernie supporters march through campus

Juan Carlos Lara, Staff March 4, 2020

Supporters of Bernie Sanders marched through campus yesterday to encourage others to vote for the Vermont senator.  The group of approximately 25 met at Malcolm X Plaza where several students spoke...

Illustration by Siobhàn Eagen / Golden Gate Xpress

Lost master keys left residents at risk

Siobhan Eagen February 4, 2020

SF State residential halls, University Park North and South and apartments on central campus were compromised for over 30 days after a set of “unmarked master keys” to the residences had been reported...

Prop C motivates students to vote on campus

Briana Battle, Art Director November 12, 2019

Census data shows young adults are notorious for low voter turnout, but despite this trend, SF State students still came out to the on-campus polling place at Towers to cast their vote Nov. 5 for the...

Gators weigh in on election propositions

Lance Tisuela October 29, 2019

More young people are voting now than four years ago, mainly due to year-round voting initiatives on college campuses. The National Study of Learning, Voting and Engagement, conducted by the Institute...

Brave students box bothersome bat

MJ Johnson September 17, 2019

Students heroically catch a bat who evaded capture from UPD and Animal Control for two weeks in student housing  A bat was caught Sept. 7 on the sixth floor of Towers student housing after bothering...

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...

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