SF State health center stops TB testing temporarily

Erica Linker
October 1, 2013
Filed under News

Many SF State students, like nursing major Kana Thompson, undergo tuberculosis testing as a requirement for jobs and class programs. However, the SF State Student Health Center placed a temporary freeze on TB testing last month, when local labs proved unable to provide accurate blood test results. ...

Student Health Center fee increase proves beneficial for SF State students

Xpress Staff
May 3, 2012
Filed under Opinion

When was the last time you made an important phone call at 4 a.m.? While drunk dials and ordering a late-night pizza might be the only time you reach for the phone past midnight, what if you were experiencing a medical issue and wanted to talk to a medical professional? Now, a group of students is lobby...

SF State Student Health Center fee increase proposed to benefit students and staff

Angela Raiford
April 14, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

Looks like students will have to find a bit more than pocket change in their couch cushions to cover their medical needs on campus next semester. The Student Fee Advisory voted unanimously April 4th to accept a proposal for a $25 fee increase for each student, to increase gradually through Fall 2016 in a...

SF State cancels events, classes suspended

SF State cancels events, classes suspended

Juan Carlos Lara, Whitney Papalii, and David Sjostedt
March 10, 2020
Filed under Campus, Coronavirus

SF State President Lynn Mahoney announced through email Monday that face-to-face classes are cancelled until March 15 and classes will be moved to online instruction from March 16 to April 6 amid concerns over COVID-19.  In the email, Mahoney cited increasing numbers of confirmed cases and moves f...

Mashouf Wellness Center hosts Wellness In Color event

Mashouf Wellness Center hosts Wellness In Color event

Whitney Papalii, Staff reporter
March 4, 2020
Filed under Campus

Mashouf Wellness Center held a Wellness in Color presentation featuring the center’s very own fitness and wellness coordinator, Brittney Holloman to shed light on the lack of health and wellness resources and access provided for the black community.   Holloman has been working at Mashouf Welln...

Artist faces mental health through comic art

Artist faces mental health through comic art

Whitney Papalii, Staff reporter
February 12, 2020
Filed under A&E

Strut’s art program hosted its monthly artist exhibition on Feb. 7 in the Castro featuring comic artist, Lawrence Lindell.  The event, “Queer Comics Saves Lives!” showcased all of Lindell’s artwork that solely focuses on the perspective of his Queer and Black experience, but also touches...

CCSF chancellor says class cancellations ‘not an emergency’ as communities unite for emergency funding

CCSF chancellor says class cancellations ‘not an emergency’ as communities unite for emergency funding

David Mamaril Horowitz, City Editor
December 16, 2019
Filed under Campus, City, News

The sudden cancellation of 345 classes at City College of San Francisco on Nov. 20 — the night before the school’s spring 2020 registration — prompted an outcry from more than 100 members of the college community who deluged the seats, aisles and stairs in CCSF’s administrative building C...

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...

SF State distributes masks as North Bay burns

Noor Baig, Staff reporter
November 5, 2019
Filed under Campus, News

SF State announced distribution of N-95 masks on campus following the fires in the North Bay in an email last week. Students can pick up masks at Mashouf Wellness Center or Student Health Services, and staff can go to the Environment, Health and Safety office located in ADM 259. The masks are made by 3...

City divided on mental health services

Sam Moore
November 5, 2019
Filed under City, News

Two dueling ballot measures that aim to address mental health services for San Francisco’s homeless population may be pitted against each other in the March 2020 election, as city supervisors and Mayor London Breed debate how to approach the city’s ongoing mental health crisis. In May, Supervisors Hillary R...

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...

SF District Attorney candidates answer questions from formerly incarcerated students at SF State forum before November election

MJ Johnson
October 2, 2019
Filed under Campus, Latest, Life, News

Tears filled Elisabeth Ocampo’s eyes and her voice began to quiver, but she persisted in her question to three seasoned lawyers currently running for district attorney in San Francisco.  Ocampo, a formerly incarcerated undergraduate student at SF State, rushed to the microphone to voice her opposition ...

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