Golden Gate Xpress

SF State students fight to meet with professors as class sizes grow

Katherine Yau

April 10, 2012

As budget cuts widen the chasm between student and faculty populations, some students may be struggling more than others for a little face time with their full-time instructors. In 2010, some SF State disciplines had nearly 1...

SF State restructures departments as part of college merger

Katherine Yau

April 3, 2012

While last year’s college consolidation involved a considerable amount of restructuring, more extensive department reorganization looms in the distance. Turning some departments into programs whilst merging others is the University’s...

Benefits of SF State college merger still not apparent to some

Katherine Yau

March 14, 2012

One year ago, SF State traded an eight-college structure, two deans and two assistant deans for six colleges and a projected $1 million in savings. But a year after the fact, the merger still seems to be a decision with varied reactions...

Apple product sales at an all-time high, labor practices at a dangerous low

Katherine Yau

March 7, 2012

The next time you’re slinging angry birds across the glass expanse of your iPhone screen, think about the dead laborers caught in the fray during manufacturing. Apple knows their products are made on the backs of underpaid,...

Day of Action rally draws diverse crowd

Katherine Yau

March 2, 2012

Protesters of all professions and ages spoke, sang, chanted and marched while waving brightly-colored signs in English, Spanish and Mandarin during a rally for education and social service funding in front of City Hall this evening. Members...

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