Golden Gate Xpress

Mirkarimi domestic violence case gives power back to abuse victims

Michelle Olson

February 1, 2012

Almost everyone has heard the story of the big bad wolf and little red riding hood. Of course the wolf has to be a boy, and red riding hood has to be a girl. This is the way we have been trained to think; the man is the perpetrator,...

Graduating on time does not have to be a struggle

Michelle Olson

October 25, 2011

Let's tell the truth, almost no one gets their bachelor's degree in four years anymore. That's why super seniors exist, college students who take five or more years to complete their "four-year degree."  And what can anyon...

Faculty strike is justified, pay increases long overdue

Michelle Olson

October 11, 2011

The California Faculty Association decided last Wednesday to move forward with plans to strike. A final decision will be given later this month. We support the association's position. The CFA, which consists of 24,000 faculty...

Education needs a bigger slice of the California budget

Michelle Olson

October 6, 2011

WARNING – Some of the following may sound familiar: increased class size, eliminated and downsized programs, reduced services on campus and delayed faculty hiring. As a result of budget cuts, SF State has felt these pains for...

ASI should keep students' best interests in mind

Michelle Olson

October 6, 2011

In May, SF State President Robert A. Corrigan approved a request to increase the student body association fee by almost 22 percent, which was voted upon by the students. Students are now required to pay $51 per semester. Associated...

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