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SF State student balances school and pregnancy as graduation draws near

Brian Balisi May 11, 2012

Four months ago, Danielle Acierto took a test that did not require studying, and was shocked at the results. The 24-year-old sat alone in disbelief, scared and somewhat excited, when she discovered that...

Xochitl leads a chant as the group marches down Market Street for San Francisco’s March for Our Rights on Oct. 2, 2021. Degrading women or revolution they asked, to which crowds responded, I choose revolution! (Morgan Ellis / Golden Gate Xpress)

Annual Women’s March centers on Texas abortion law

Morgan Ellis October 2, 2021

Hundreds gathered at San Francisco’s Civic Center on Saturday morning for the annual Women's March, held nationally.  This year’s march, titled the “March for Our Rights,” centered largely...

Planned Parenthood in El Cerrito on Sept. 2, 2021. The new Texas abortion ban law, known as SB8, outlaws abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy, which has caused an uproar nationwide. (Sabita Shrestha / Golden Gate Xpress)

Texas implements the most restrictive abortion law

Eve DeBord September 2, 2021

On Wednesday near midnight, in a 5-4 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a Texas law that heavily limits access to abortions in the state — making it illegal to have an abortion once cardiac activity...

Art by and courtesy of Lawrence Lindell. The cartoon panel is an excerpt from his 2017 comic Couldnt afford therapy.

Black Invincibility: The Myth

Nia Coats July 1, 2020

The sudden death of a loved one is a hard concept to digest. When that death comes from violence, it is like a pain that cannot go away. For Black people all over the country and all over the world, the...

Hall of Justice to close no later than 2021

Sam Moore October 22, 2019

San Francisco’s Hall of Justice, notorious for its frequent sewage overflows, asbestos-laden walls and — most notably — high chances of crumbling in the event of a large earthquake, will close no...

Newsom signs campus abortion pill bill

Juan Carlos Lara, Staff October 15, 2019

Gov. Gavin Newsom mandated that all University of California and California State University campuses provide medical abortion pills to students by 2023.  The law will provide students on-campus...

A condom station in the Cesar Chavez Student Center at SF State on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. (Oscar Rendon/Golden Gate Xpress)

College students need more education with STDs on the rise

Megan Fitzmorris September 19, 2018

Sexually transmitted diseases are at an all-time high and continue to grow each year. And although it can be an uncomfortable conversation to have, students need to take their sexual health seriously since...

Let’s get deep: The importance of protection

Karina Bueno May 3, 2017

Those of you who have kept up with my sex column this semester know my articles have been on the lighter side and have encouraged sexual connection and exploration. However, this week we need to talk about...

Condoms are being offered by Lifestyles for free in the Cesar Chavez Center at SF State on April 12, 2017, in San Francisco, Calif. (Mason Rockfellow/Xpress)

SF State has a new mantra: no glove, no love

Roxanne Hernandez April 23, 2017

A Lifestyles condom vending machine has a new home beneath the main staircase in the Cesar Chavez Student Center until the end of May. As part of STD (sexually transmitted disease) Awareness Month,...

IUD and implant procedures increase in response to Trump administration

Lizzie Cotterell March 5, 2017

Since the presidential election, insertions of long-term birth control, particularly intrauterine devices, have increased 19 percent nationwide, according to a study done in collaboration with Vox and...

Lets Get Deep: Why do we need permission to have a vagina?

Let’s Get Deep: Why do we need permission to have a vagina?

Karina Bueno February 22, 2017

When I was 19 I had a pregnancy scare. It was our first weekend alone together and on the first night the condom broke. We stayed up all night talking about what we were going to do until 7 a.m. when...

Candy Guinea a SF State graduate student poses for a portrait at SF State on

Tuesday, Dec. 6 2016. Guinea has received the 2016 Princess Grace Award for her films

that provide commentary on social justice. (Photo: Connor Hunt/Xpress)

Cinema student raises awareness and wins prestigious Princess Grace Award

Amanda Aragona December 13, 2016

Graduate student and teaching assistant at the School of Cinema, Candy Guinea, received the prestigious 2016 Princess Grace Award for her films that provide commentary on social justice. The Princess...

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