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Golden Gate Xpress

The Student News Site of San Francisco State University

Golden Gate Xpress

A CSU police car waits outside the J. Paul Leonard Library, Sept. 28, 2021. Last night, UPD became aware of a non-specific threat of armed violence on campus, which was posted on social media and has since been deleted. (Paris Galarza / Golden Gate Xpress)

Arrest made by UPD following threats made on social media

Marlyn Sanchez Nol and Matthew Cardoza September 28, 2021

UPDATE 2:45 p.m. In an interview with Xpress, SF State President Lynn Mahoney said that as the investigation was unfolding, she was in direct contact with UPD Chief of Police Reginald Parson, both around...

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)

SF, UPD to expand support services for sexual assault survivors

Kyran Berlin September 1, 2021

Trigger Warning: This article includes mentions of sexual assault and traumatic events. Survivors of sexual assault, violent crimes and hate crimes reported on and off campus will now have access to expanded...

“As a member of the intelligence committee and the judiciary committee, shes been [Kamala Harris] in the middle of the most critical national security challenges our country faces,” Biden said at his first joint campaign event with Harris.(Sheila Fitzgerald / Shutterstock.com)

Kamala Harris is here to update Joe Biden’s national security policy

Jess Magill September 20, 2020

In the early 2000s, while Kamala Harris was still working within the walls of San Francisco City Hall, Joe Biden was in the Senate dealing with the aftermath of 9/11. At that time, Biden faced increasing...

A police car sits in front of the UPD station on June 2, 2020 (Harika Maddala / Golden Gate Xpress)

SF State UPD chief reimagines policing on campus

Joseph High July 2, 2020

The heightened national scrutiny surrounding law enforcement provoked by the murder of George Floyd by the Minneapolis Police Department has included focus on the presence of university policing. Many...

UPD investigates sexual assaults

Juan Carlos Lara September 23, 2019

The University Police Department (UPD) received four reports of sexual violence on campus over the course of eight days surrounding the first day of the fall semester — three cases remain unsolved.  In...

Update on alumnus Brandon Lee

Sam Moore September 19, 2019

San Francisco's Board of Supervisors approved a resolution to support moving an SF State alumnus to San Francisco from the Philippines after he was shot there and left in critical condition. Environmental...

UPD inconsistently responds to student safety

UPD inconsistently responds to student safety

Kerasa Dimitrios Tsokas September 3, 2019

The University Police Department prides itself on “delivering professional community policing with integrity and sensitivity.” As of Sept. 1, day 244 of the year, there have been 283 mass shootings...

Chief of Police Reginald Parson.

SF State welcomes newest addition to UPD

Dimitri Bailey August 28, 2019

Chief of Police Reginald Parson (Photo courtesy of Parson)    Reginald Parson, SF State’s newly dubbed chief of police, pledges to help the university police department build a safer community...

Professor calls UPD on student of color

Professor calls UPD on student of color

Geoffrey Scott May 21, 2019

An SF State professor called University police (UPD) on a Black student after a minor classroom disruption April 11.  Since then he has struggled to complete his coursework and contacting administration...

Firefighters check for hotspots on top of the burned apartment building at 88 Crestwood Drive in Daly City, Calif. on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Photo by Tristen Rowean.

UPDATE: Fire injures resident, engulfs apartment building

Carly Wipf March 5, 2019

DALY CITY — Officials are still investigating the cause of fire that started at 2:15 p.m. Tuesday in a Daly City apartment building near the intersection Belmar Avenue and Crestwood Drive. The...

Update: Falling debris creates traffic standstill on Richmond-San Rafael Bridge

Update: Falling debris creates traffic standstill on Richmond-San Rafael Bridge

Paul Eichenholtz February 7, 2019

Falling chunks of concrete brought traffic to a standstill in both directions of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge on Thursday morning. Westbound lanes were opened at about 7:20 p.m., according to a CHP tweet. Debris...

Update: Hit-and-run kills SF State student visiting home during winter break

Update: Hit-and-run kills SF State student visiting home during winter break

Xpress Staff January 28, 2019

Police in Redondo Beach have arrested a suspect in the hit-and-run killing of a 21-year-old SF State student Saturday night. Angelina Pinedo, a business administration major, was in a crosswalk at Aviation...

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