[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Juan Guzman (with laptop), director of the Queer Alliance at SF State, hangs out with other members of the campus group Sept. 10, 2012. Queer Alliance is a social campus group designed to make students of every gender and sexual orientation
This spring, only a fraction of the usual number of new students will appear on California State University campuses.
All 23 campuses in the system plan to limit admissions for in-state undergraduate and graduate students in the Spring 2013 semester, according to spokesman Mike Uhlenkamp of
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="230" caption="Emmanuel Valenciano, 24, a Biology major at SF State, applied for the Deferred Action Program on Aug. 15, 2012. Valenciano came to the U.S. from the Philippines when he was 13 years old to be with his mother, who was working
The 2012 California state election has 11 propositions on the Nov. 6 ballot, two of which concern the future of public education and will have widespread effects despite their outcome. The remaining nine propositions cover everything from car insurance to the death penalty.
Prop. 30 would
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="270" caption="Sen. Barbara Boxer and guest speaker Rebekah Phillips, a student from SF State, speak at a press conference at the Federal Building in Downtown San Francisco to discuss a rate hike on student loans. Photo by Andy Sweet, Special to Xpress."][/caption]
Students may not need to use Craigslist to find housing anymore.
Together, Supervisor Scott Wiener, the San Francisco Planning Department and the San Francisco Housing Action Coalition have been working on creating legislation that would not only define student housing in San Francisco, but would also
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="San Francisco Mayoral Candidate Bevan Dufty, with help from his daughter Sidney, submits his filled ballot at a polling place on election day, Nov. 8, 2011. The election employed ranked-choice voting, which may be eliminated under a new initiative. Photo by
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="A plastic bag gets caught on a light post at Valencia and McCOppon streets. Plastic bags will soon be banned throughout the entre city. Mar 5, 2012 Photo by Andrew Lopez"][/caption]
Retail customers in San Francisco will soon have another change to
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="The Oracle Racing team boat skippered by James Spithill sails around the bay prior to a preparation race June 13, 2011. Courtesy of Erik Verduzco."][/caption]
Residents and organizations in San Francisco recently appealed the findings of the final Environmental Impact Report for
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Dog walker Jean Kind takes her client's pups to Sigmund Stern Grove on February 6th, 2012. Photo by Cindy Waters."][/caption]
Commercial dog walkers in San Francisco are apprehensive about a newly-approved city ordinance that will limit them to walking no more than
In celebration of the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal's ruling of Proposition 8 as unconstitutional, the San Francisco LGBT Community Center hosted a community rally yesterday evening.
As more than 100 marriage equality supporters filed into the center’s Rainbow Room, they were handed American flags
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="William Hamilton hugs his partner Ben Gertzfield at the San Francisco LGBT Community Center on Tuesday, Feb 7. A federal appeals court ruled against California's ban on same-sex marriage. Photo by Mihail Matikov."][/caption]
Proposition 8 was found to be unconstitutional by the
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="David Bowers and Bruce Ivie celebrate alongside Supervisor Scott Weiner the appeal of Prop. 8 in front of City Hall. The court ruled that the same-sex marriage ban violates the Constitution. Feb. 7, 2012. Photo by Andrew Lopez."][/caption]
The announcement by the