Golden Gate Xpress

SF State leads California public university system with affordable education, efficient administration

Vikram Singh

December 14, 2012

California’s state plan for public education promises college students affordable higher education, but a steady decrease in state funding for the past 50 years threatens that promise. In fact, 81 percent of  Californians...

Gaming is good for your health

Vikram Singh

December 13, 2012

It started with "Pong." A simple game of table tennis on a black and white TV screen. Two lines represent paddles and a square dot for the ball. Nerds rejoiced as gaming fever hit the world in 1972. The gaming industry has come...

International Education Week unearths cultural awareness

Vikram Singh

November 5, 2012

SF State will host the world's largest International Education Week Nov. 13 through 16, according to the Office of International Programs. "We have no money, everything that we do is donated from other departments (involved in the projec...

Why we need a televised science debate

Vikram Singh

November 3, 2012

Hurricane Sandy reminds us that global warming is not a topic to be swept under the rug. However, when Shawn Otto, CEO of asked both presidential candidates to participate in Climate Desk Live, a science debate held in D.C. on Nov. 1, neither showed up. The ...

Prop. 32 reduces political power of unions

Vikram Singh

October 31, 2012

As the role of money in politics continues to increase, one proposition facing California voters aims to limit contributions from certain groups. Yet opponents say that special exemptions in the law leave the political process...

SF State psychology professor publishes article linking hate speech to violent acts

Vikram Singh

September 12, 2012

This November, students will have to sift through speeches and public appearances from the nation's political leaders and candidates of this election cycle to cast a meaningful vote. Here at SF State, psychologists have peeled back another layer of our poli...

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