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UC Berkeley students occupy Tolman Hall, two arrested

Megan Taros

September 22, 2011

Protesters at UC Berkeley occupied Tolman Hall today as part of a protest against the UC system's recent decision to hike tuition, put on by a student-led group Students Against the Cuts Coalition. At around 1:20 p.m., prote...

Academic senate seeks active role in college merger

Megan Taros

September 6, 2011

The Academic Senate met Tuesday to discuss the current state of the University Planning Advisory Council's merger. The senate is looking to take an active role during the transition period in hopes of generating constructive ...

CSU says potential presidents shouldn't visit new campuses, academic senate disagrees

Megan Taros

September 6, 2011

In the midst of the search for a replacement for SF State President Robert A. Corrigan, the presidential selection process could be changing, and the SF State Academic Senate isn't too happy about it. The California State Un...

Search begins for new SF State president

Megan Taros

September 2, 2011

With SF State President Robert A. Corrigan set to retire at the end of the academic year, the campus must now begin organizing what it wants from its new leader. The process begins with the chair of the California State Univer...

Abstinence-only sex education misleads the masses

Megan Taros

August 24, 2011

It may seem obvious that if you don't want to face consequences, then you should not engage in a behavior that could cause them. That’s the driving logic behind abstinence-only education. However, sexual behavior, especially...

BART protesters clash with police, commuters

Megan Taros

August 23, 2011

Protesters took to the streets Monday night in response to what they believed to be systematic problems with BART, including police brutality and alleged free speech violations when the transit system threatened to shut down cell phone service. "It's not just a few bad...

SF State President Robert Corrigan to retire at end of school year

Megan Taros

August 22, 2011

After serving as SF State president for 23 years, Robert A. Corrigan announced, at an all-faculty meeting, Monday that he would retire after the 2011-2012 school year. His reasons for leaving include research purposes and his uncertainty t...

Parking lot construction causes inconvenience

Megan Taros

May 11, 2011

Dealing with Lot 20 just became more difficult. Due to construction on the parking structure, parking in the garage has become a hassle. The parking lot is undergoing some changes to account for new seismic standards implemented by the California...

Future of campus planning left to student vote

Megan Taros

May 10, 2011

After warring over the establishment of a campus recreational center subsided in spring 2009, people thought the controversy was over. Except one piece of the puzzle is still missing. Associated Students Inc., is now looking...

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