07 May 2019

No one takes blame for low voter turnout

INFOGRAPHIC BY PAUL EICHENHOLTZ/Golden Gate Xpress    A mere four percent of the student body voted in last month’s student government elections that selected Preyansh Kotecha as the next student

12 Feb 2019

Academic Senate to vote on finals week requirements

The Academic Senate proposed a new draft to the university’s Academic Calendar Policy in their Feb. 5 meeting that would ameliorate some of the concerns of California Faculty Association representatives

15 Nov 2018

Voters reject rent control

Californians overwhelmingly rejected a state ballot measure using the tagline “Because the rent is too damn high!” that would have enabled local governments to impose rent control on their own

06 Nov 2018

Local candidates await voting returns

Local candidates running for office in San Francisco and Oakland turn out to vote at their respective polling places on Election Day, Nov. 6, 2018. Xpress photographers also captured voting

01 Nov 2018

Lyft and Uber offering discounted rides on election day

Uber and Lyft are both showing their voting advocacy by partnering with non-profit organizations aimed to create a higher voter turnout. Lyft has partnered with the non-partisan organizations: Vote Latino,

31 Oct 2018

Students Prepare to Register and Vote for the Midterms

Though many students are eager to vote in the upcoming midterm elections, a majority of students do not vote. The Campus Vote Project reported that only 17 percent of people

21 Jan 2018

Women’s march attracts college students

“Hear our vote,” was the chant heard throughout the day as thousands of participants gathered at the Women’s March and rally in San Francisco. The march on Saturday, Jan. 20 aimed to

02 Nov 2016

Measure RR will keep BART safe and reliable

This spring, SF State students took historic action to improve the affordability and accessibility of their education with an overwhelming yes vote on the Gator Pass. As a result, students

28 Sep 2016

Voter registrars capitalize on Trump unpopularity

The life-size image of Donald Trump in the quad was not hard to notice, but the tape holding it together was less obvious. One member of the Republican Student Union