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[caption id="attachment_6368" align="aligncenter" width="525" caption="Sara Donchey / Xpress staff"][/caption] When final exams end in less than a month and students begin relaxing for the summer, SF State's academic landscape will begin a drastic transformation. President Robert A. Corrigan announced April 22 that the University is moving forward

There are few constants in global politics: American imperialism,  Israeli-Palestinian tensions - and the Castro brothers ruling Cuba. The latter, however, may soon change. And for the first time in the more than five decades since the revolution, capitalism could slowly materialize without the admission of Cuba’s

A 9.0 magnitude earthquake, a 30-foot tall tsunami and a melting nuclear reactor are just the beginning. Whole villages have been swept away. The power is out. Roads, airports and rail lines are all buried under water and debris, making logistics impossible. Food and water supplies

With the fracture of state legislatures between Republican and Democrat lawmakers sweeping the country, the American political system is further deteriorating. It appears that this fracture is no longer bureaucratic posturing to garner votes and stay in office. Nor is it simple punditry bickering. Rather, it

Flash back to March 4, 2010. Last year’s Day of Action united students in all levels of the California education system. People protested. Walk-outs took place statewide. Kindergarten through higher education students worked together to create a demonstration of outrage that  couldn’t be ignored. Nationwide, 23 states