Amid protests Wednesday, the California State University system’s governing board voted 11-8 to raise tuition at its 23 campuses – the first raise in six years.
Tuition will increase by $270 per year for in-state students beginning in the 2017-2018 school year, up from the current
Associated Students Inc. collected testimonials from students at Malcolm X Plaza Wednesday to reject a tuition increase proposed for the fall semester.
“This is crunch time,” said Celia LoBuono Gonzalez, ASI’s vice president of external affairs. “We really need students to step up and speak their
The long bunker-shaped building was filled with sounds of boisterous chatter and clicking keyboards as students implemented code. Computers were strewn amid headphones and virtual reality headset-wearing students working late into the night. The sleep-deprived techies fueled up on energy drinks and water in an
SF State ranks in the top 21 percent of surveyed universities in overall diversity, and top 2 percent when rated specifically for ethnic diversity, according to College Factual, but some students are feeling a lack of diversity on campus.
The University has embraced these kinds
Students and allies gathered in Malcolm X Plaza to recognize “A Day Without Womxn” Tuesday afternoon.
“We want to represent women who can’t leave school or work,” said 19-year-old Chloe Bogle, a political science major. “It’s our way or resisting.”
Though the event was organized by
Project Censored - SF State hosted a forum to talk with students about the importance of confronting “fake news” in today’s society.
The organization encourages students and faculty to rethink the idea of what news is and develop critical thinking skills to do so.
Kenn Burrows, Project
SF State held its third and final required public hearing at the University library to discuss proposed admission changes and the discontinuation of the current campuswide impaction status for the fall 2018 semester.
The final hearing was held on Monday. The hearings have been held throughout
Harmony Notman works full-time at Stonestown Galleria, only a short distance from her Village at Centennial Square residence on campus, but the walk makes her nervous.
Notman leaves her job in the evenings carrying pepper spray and wearing only one earbud, uneasy and worried about her
The Alpha Kappa Psi fraternity threw the largest event in the fraternity’s history on Friday, a benefit concert to help fund cancer research through City of Hope.
The concert, HeartBeats, took place at the Annex Building and featured four local DJs, including Bay Area native,
Associated Students Incorporated and the SF-Marin food bank launched a pop-up food pantry on campus to address food insecurity among students.
ASI, which is in charge of the weekly farmers market in front of the Humanities building, has always been interested in finding ways to
Next fall, SF State will open a Center of Iranian Diaspora Studies to promote information and research on Iranian culture — a project largely made possible with a generous donation from an alumna.
Neda Nobari, an SF State alumna and Iranian-American philanthropist, donated $5 million to
The Health Promotion and Wellness unit of Student Affairs launched Nourishing Minds this semester in order to promote healthy snacking habits, but students remain unaware of the new program due to lack of advertising.
The program is designed to help students determine which specific snacks and
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Correction: a previous version of this article misspelled the name of University Police Department Deputy Chief Reginald Parson as "Parsons," and also made reference to him as the UPD Chief Reginald Parson. Both errors have since been corrected.
Vianney Casas was at home waiting for a text from her mom to say she had successfully entered the U.S. The reply she got wasn’t the happy news she was looking for. Her visa had been denied.
“Everything happened in the middle of the night,” Casas
Gloria Watkins, famously known as “bell hooks,” addressed the issues of feminism under the current political climate during her first visit in 15 years to SF State Monday. The well-known African American scholar of intersectionality of race and gender attracted more than 530 people, exceeding
SF State is offering new courses to give students a different approach to developing critical thinking skills this semester: Comics and zombies.
Nick Sousanis, an award-winning graphic novelist, is teaching two new comics courses in the humanities department, including Making Comics in Liberal Studies and Comics
Correction: A previous version of this story did not specifically identify Jonathan Stern as a adjunct professor and lecturer. The information has since been updated.
SF State friend and colleague Jonathan Stern died at noon today at Marin General Hospital at the age of 62.
** This article had originally spelled UPD Deputy Chief Reginald Parson's name incorrectly in a previous version. The article has since been changed and the name has been corrected. **
SF State experienced a string of property crimes during the first three weeks of the semester,
SF State President Leslie E. Wong and Rev. Amos Brown shared the pulpit at Third Baptist Church for the 12th annual CSU Super Sunday, to discuss the importance of higher education in the African American community.
CSU Super Sunday is held each year at more than
The SF State community celebrated the opening of the long-awaited Dream Resource Center in the Mary Park Lounge with food, refreshments, speeches and a spoken word performance Tuesday.
“It’s a beautiful thing, the celebration tonight. It’s a surreal thing,” said Norma Salcedo, AB 540 Dream
President Leslie Wong rejected a decision made by the Faculty Hearing Panel regarding complaints about the University breaching faculty contracts on Jan. 30.
Since 2014, Professor Aaron Belkin has been at odds with the administration over alleged breaches of his contract. Two years ago, the University
SF State shared a cloud-based storage and file-sharing system that will give faculty, staff and students access to more free storage space than other like systems, such as Google Drive or Dropbox.
Box, a file-sharing system provided by a company with the same name, gives students
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Vibrant melodies echoed throughout Jack Adams Hall, as Shura Taylor snapped strings of a traditional Chinese instrument, the guzheng, at the SF State Chinese Flagship Program Chinese New Year celebration on Friday.
An estimated 170 people filled the room with both applause and
Reclaim California Higher Education recently released a report that outlined how the state could balance tuition while relieving student cost. They called the solution the “The $48 Fix.”
During a press conference Jan. 24 at UC Berkeley, a coalition of California staff and students from RCHE
SF State Vice President of Student Affairs Luoluo Hong sent a Clery Safety Alert email to students notifying them of a suspect seen publicly masturbating on the second floor of the Humanities Building Friday night.
The student said he was studying when he noticed a man
“Run. Hide. Fight.” Ohio State University students and faculty received this message Monday morning after a student terrorized the campus with a car and knife, sending 11 people to the hospital.
This message has been promoted by local and national law enforcement agencies as the
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The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously approved an ordinance on Tuesday that will vacate
This September, invitations were sent out to students, staff and faculty to form the first ever campus task force at SF State that will identify barriers to success for first-year students and develop a plan to combat student attrition.
“Research shows that freshmen student success
A man was shot Tuesday at 12:20 a.m. at Lake Merced Boulevard and Higuera Avenue, according to an email safety alert from SF State Vice President of Student Affairs, LuoLuo Hong. San Francisco police arrived at the scene to find the victim who was
Friday, SF State will host its first ever Electronic Music Class Show, where students from Music 436 will present their final synthesized music projects at The Depot.
"It's always a great experience for the students to have a culminating concert where they can display the work
Three SF State students have been diagnosed with chickenpox, a highly contagious disease also called Varicella, between April 23 and May 13, 2016 according to Alastair Smith, director of Student Health Services.
People may have been exposed to the chicken pox while on campus in the following areas: J. Paul
Hunger striker Julia Retzlaff, 19, was rushed to Clínica Martín-Baró Monday around 10:30 p.m.
Doctors at Clínica Martín-Baró sent Retzlaff to Kaiser Permanente, where she received an IV. After three hours of care, Retzlaff returned to the hunger strike campsite around 2 a.m. Tuesday to sleep
Eastern Michigan University accounting professor Howard Bunsis visited SF State Thursday, April 7 to examine the University's uncertain financial situations, with special attention given to the Ethnic Studies funding controversy. Bunsis announced that SF State was not operating at a structural deficit like administration officials
Members of the Black Student Union gathered in the quad Friday to read a statement supporting student Bonita Tindle and condemning SF State and the media for endangering Tindle.
“We, the Black Student Union do not support the mass publication of videos, articles and any other
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