Golden Gate Xpress

Mental health services fall short despite student fee increase

Kelly Soderlund

May 19, 2015

SF State currently has no psychiatrist on staff to write prescriptions for students despite yearly increases to the student health fee to increase mental health staff and services. SF State students lobbied the administration in 2012 to raise the mandatory student health...

President Wong lifts controversial ban on University travel to Indiana

Kelly Soderlund

April 17, 2015

SF State President Leslie E. Wong lifted the ban on University-funded travel to Indiana Friday. The lift of the ban would take effect immediate, Wong said in a mass email.  Wong implemented the ban last month in protes...

Contractor linked to waste disposal controversy sentenced to prison for bribery

Kelly Soderlund

April 9, 2015

The former owner of an environmental waste disposal firm that contracted with SF State was sentenced to nearly four years in prison Thursday. Stephen Cheung, 49, pleaded guilty to more than 100 counts of bribing a former university...

President Wong responds to anti-gay legislation by issuing ban on Indiana travel

Kelly Soderlund

March 30, 2015

SF State President Leslie E. Wong issued a statement Monday banning university-funded travel to Indiana in response to that state's recent religious freedom legislation. No SF State funds will be appropriated to supp...

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