Shannon Deloso defeats Evan Gothelf to become ASI president

May 3, 2016 News

Shannon Deloso became the next Associated Students, Inc. president after defeating Evan Gothelf by 100 votes. She is a fourth-year Asian American studies major and has big plans for the next year. Deloso stands for the Students for Trust Equity and Progressions United through Passion platform. She believes her four years of experience at SF ...

UPDATED: CFA and CSU have reached agreement; strike postponed

April 7, 2016 News 1 Comment

The California Faculty Association Board of Directors and the California State University agreed earlier Friday to terms to postpone the strike which, if approved, would amount to a nearly 11 percent general salary increase over the next two fiscal years. “The Bargaining Team has recommended that a tentative agreement between CFA and CSU management be ...

BREAKING: CFA and CSU meet to negotiate in last days before system-wide strike

April 6, 2016 News

With the proposed California State University system-wide strike a week away, the California Faculty Association and the CSU have agreed to enter a 48-hour media blackout period to allow negotiations to resume without interruption, effective immediately. During this blackout period, neither party will speak with the media or administer interviews, in addition to ceasing all ...

Update: Fact finder sides with CFA weeks before state-wide strike

March 28, 2016 News

The California Faculty Association announced Monday a third-party fact finder largely sided with the union in their dispute with the California State University over a 5 percent raise. The report was made public today, weeks before the planned CSU-wide strike. “The recession severely impacted the faculty at CSU, and while some progress has been made ...

Harvard offers solidarity to SF State through social media

March 8, 2016 News 1 Comment

Over the weekend, students and faculty at Harvard Graduate School of Education pledged their solidarity with SF State through social media in the wake of the potential College of Ethnic Studies spending cuts. The Facebook page Defend and Advance Ethnic Studies at SF State posted a picture on Friday of Harvard Graduate School of Education students holding ...

Ethnic Studies cuts date back to 2008 crisis

March 2, 2016 News

As students meet to organize against potential spending cuts at the College of Ethnic Studies, SF State officials are cautioning that the issue is more multi-faceted than it appears. “What’s been happening is the College of Ethnic Studies has been spending more than its budget allocation, and the University has been covering that with reserve ...

Faculty strike looms over April

February 8, 2016 News 1 Comment

The California Faculty Association announced the dates of a system-wide faculty strike on Monday at a press conference in Sacramento. Jennifer Eagan, the CFA president, said that the CFA board of directors determined the dates of the strike, in the event that the negotiations process fails, on the recommendation of each campus’ chapter president. The board authorized a five-day strike ...

CFA threaten to strike while waiting for decision

January 26, 2016 News

The California Faculty Association is on the verge of a system–wide strike for a 5 percent salary raise for all CSU faculty members. Currently the CFA and the CSU are in the fact-finding process, which is when a neutral third party receives a written brief from both sides and writes a report that will essentially become the final verdict. The report ...