Golden Gate Xpress

Brown's tax extensions would prevent 32% tuition increase

Chris Haire

May 19, 2011

Analysis For students who are tired of balancing the high cost of tuition with a Top Ramen diet and massive debt, be prepared — things could get much, much worse. About half a million dollars worse. Gov. Jerry Brown further highl...

University implementing college merger July 1

Chris Haire

April 22, 2011

SF State will officially move forward with its college merger July 1, implementing the six-college structure that was approved by a faculty referendum last week. The six colleges are: the College of Arts and Humanities (which...

Welcome to capitalism, Cuba

Chris Haire

April 19, 2011

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 admis...

Vice President Morishita leaving for Cal State East Bay

Chris Haire

April 18, 2011

Leroy Morishita, SF State's executive vice president, was appointed interim president of Cal State East Bay today by California State University Chancellor Charles Reed. Morishita will take over at Cal State East Bay July 1. "...

Students freed from stopped elevator caused by power outage

Chris Haire

April 18, 2011

An unknown number of people are trapped in an elevator in Burk Hall after the power went out across the SF State campus from the Humanities building to Creative Arts. The San Francisco Fire Department has closed off most of the ...

Twelve SF State students in Japan are OK

Chris Haire

March 11, 2011

Wednesday, March 16 9:10 a.m. The twelve students from SF State who are studying at various institutions in Japan are all alive and doing well, according to an email from Associate Vice President of International Education Yenbo Wu...

Woman sent to hospital after accident on 19th Avenue

Chris Haire

February 24, 2011

A woman was taken to the hospital this morning after she drove her small-sized pickup truck onto the ramp of a commercial utility truck, causing her vehicle to flip over onto 19th Avenue, according to Officer Bryan Lujan of...

Referendum results released, faculty accepts alternative two

Chris Haire

February 23, 2011

The faculty accepted alternative two of the college merger proposals by a narrow margin while striking down alternatives one and three, bringing to an end the weeklong referendum process. The Academic Senate Executive Committee...

State Sen. Leland Yee speaks about Asian-American political prominence

Chris Haire

February 22, 2011

The growing political prominence of Asian Americans in California and the diversity of thought within the community came to the forefront Feb. 22 when SF State Alumnus and State Sen. Leland Yee spoke in Burk Hall 237. “You’re in a position of importance. We count,” Yee said to the...

Surprise fire drill shakes up Humanities building, tests system

Chris Haire

February 21, 2011

The Humanities building received a late night jolt tonight at 7:30 p.m. when a semiannual fire drill signaled for students and faculty to evacuate the building. To simulate a real fire, no one was notified. "Why tell them? If...

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