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SQE raises awareness about possible Cal State University fee increases

SQE raises awareness about possible Cal State University fee increases

Brad Wilson
November 8, 2012
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Members of Students for Quality Education gathered at Malcolm X Plaza this afternoon to inform students about the three new proposed fees from the California State University Board of Trustees. The fees will be discussed at the Board of Trustees meeting Nov. 13-14 in Long Beach. These fees include a course repeat fee, which would ...

The 15th annual Cinco De Mayo Festival in the Mission

The 15th annual Cinco De Mayo Festival in the Mission

Carly Wipf and Ryan Lee
May 8, 2019
Filed under Multimedia

On May 4, 2019 Mission Neighborhood Centers held its 15th annual Cinco de Mayo festival, celebrating Latinx culture over a 4-block stretch of Valencia Street. Local vendors sold food and accessories amid an air of music and dancing.

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Students and faculty gather in the quad for a press conference regarding demands for SF State, President Wong on the eighth day of the  hunger strike on Monday.  The hungerstrike is led by the Third World Liberation Front 2016, a name used to pay homeage to the 1968 strike.  (Aleah Fajardo/ Xpress)

Lorenzo Morotti
May 7, 2019
Filed under Latest, News

Students and faculty gather in the quad for a press conference regarding demands for SF State, President Wong on the eighth day of the hunger strike on Monday. The hungerstrike is led by the Third World Liberation Front 2016, a name used to pay homeage to the 1968 strike. (ALEAH FAJARDO/ Golden Gate X...

Students For Quality Education to host town hall on student safety

Students For Quality Education to host town hall on student safety

Geoffrey Scott
April 16, 2019
Filed under Latest, News

Students For Quality Education will host a student safety town hall at SF State as part of its “No Harm, Disarm” campaign on Tuesday April 16, to discuss student safety and get feedback on the issues that affect students most. The town hall is part of SQE’s week of action to bolster awareness of th...

Students and community advocate for free public college

Students and community advocate for free public college

Alexis Manzanilla
March 23, 2019
Filed under News

A statewide coalition to initiate free public college has taken college campuses by storm as SF State and local grassroots organization SF Rising presented a teach-in on March 12 at J. Paul Leonard Library to educate students on the campaign. The “College for All” movement is bringing organizations thr...

#FundTheDream rally at the State Capitol

Lateefah Simon, CSU Board of Trustees member and program director for the Rosenberg Foundation, leads a protest aimed at singling out Governor Jerry Brown at the State Capitol on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. (Amarah Hernandez/Golden Gate Xpress)

Xpress Staff
April 4, 2018
Filed under Multimedia, News

Story by: Jacqueline Pinedo and Marisol Cabrera The California Faculty Association (CFA), along with student and faculty members from all 23 California State Universities, held a rally on Wednesday April 4, calling attention to Gov. Jerry Brown and legislatures in Sacramento regarding issues relat...

Rally to #FundTheDream

James Martel and Sheila R. Tully
March 28, 2018
Filed under Opinion

On April 4th – the 50th Anniversary of the assassination of Dr. King – the California Faculty Association (CFA) and Students for Quality Education (SQE) invite our campus community to join us in Sacramento as we demand additional state funding for the California State University. Governor Brown’s...

Why I’ll strike: A letter from the CFA chapter president

Sheila Tully / Special to Xpress
March 8, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Twenty-six thousand California State University faculty, including lecturers, counselors, coaches and librarians are poised to strike across all 23 campuses on April 13th if we do not receive a 5 percent salary increase for year two of our contract. The California Faculty Association has been negotiating...

Tensions flare at CSU East Bay during chancellor visit

Cody McFarland
March 1, 2016
Filed under News

Faculty and students came toe-to-toe with Chancellor Timothy White at Cal State East Bay to express their frustration as part of a contentious listening tour forum Monday afternoon. White’s listening tour, during which he visits all 23 CSU campuses throughout the state to listen to each community’s...

Ethnic studies cutbacks protested in campus rally

Gabriela Segovia McGahan, an administrative analyst specialist of American Indian Studies, speaks to the crowd at a demonstration to bring attention to the impending budget cuts to the Ethnic Studies department in front of the Ethnic Studies building Wednesday, April 23. Photo by Rachel Aston / Xpress

Chloe Johnson
April 29, 2014
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[HTML1] Ethnic studies may be in danger in California, according to CSU Students for Quality Education. Students and faculty gathered at a rally organized by SQE in front of the Ethnic Studies and Psychology Building April 23 to speak in favor of protecting the Ethnic Studies department. Several SF Stat...

Equity Week points out cost of high education, student debt

Equity Week points out cost of high education, student debt

Beza Beneberu
October 29, 2013
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Monday, SF State celebrated Equity Week in Malcolm X Plaza to highlight inequalities in higher education. Equity Week, a 12-year-old national college campus event, attempts to draw attention to unfair circumstances in higher education for students, faculty and staff, focuses on the high cost of edu...

Delayed fee votes prove student activism matters

Xpress Staff
November 15, 2012
Filed under Opinion

This past week has been a bit of a roller coaster when it comes to the CSU’s budget. Students scored a monumental victory with the passage of Proposition 30, as California voters decided to raise their own taxes to try and salvage our financially beleaguered system. Fresh off the heels of that succe...

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