Golden Gate Xpress

Drug price increases do more damage than pharmaceutical companies care to admit

Darcy Fracolli and Grady Penna

April 26, 2016

In the midst of nonstop election coverage and endless Beyoncé think pieces, the story of an 8.5 percent spending increase of total spending on medicines among the pharmaceutical industry over the last year slipped under the radar. The New Y...

Racist rhetoric deepens divide

Darcy Fracolli and Grady Penna

April 5, 2016

Over the past few weeks, Xpress’ coverage of both the College of Ethnic Studies funding controversy and the viral dreadlocks video has drawn a particularly nasty breed of Internet denizen out of the woodwork and made it ver...

Inaction is no longer an option for climate change

Darcy Fracolli and Grady Penna

February 23, 2016

New research released Monday definitively linked the recent global increase in coastal flooding to rise in sea level as a result of man-made global warming. Though climate change is an issue scientists have been aware of for dec...

CSU faculty deserves to earn a living wage

Darcy Fracolli and Grady Penna

February 9, 2016

The California Faculty Association announced Monday that they would launch a coordinated, five-day strike in April if the California State University does not extend a satisfactory counter offer to their request for a 5 percen...

Cost of Super Bowl celebrations outweighs the benefit

Darcy Fracolli and Grady Penna

January 26, 2016

Super Bowl 50 will be held Feb. 7 in Santa Clara, California, but it won’t be the city of Santa Clara that is paying for it, and two members of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors introduced emergency legislation Tuesday ...

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