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Teach-in held at CCSF

Krissa Stanton

March 3, 2011

Students, parents, union members, and members of the community gathered Wednesday night at the City College of San Francisco Mission Campus to speak out against cuts being made to education. The town hall forum got underway around...

Berkeley protesters rally against budget cuts

Xpress Staff

March 3, 2011

Story by Al Scott Rain and wind could not keep more than 150 students, parents and teachers from protesting Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed $1.4 billion budget cuts to California’s public higher education system at UC Berkeley...

Burk Hall fire drill successful

Aaron Salazar

March 3, 2011

A routine fire drill interrupted instruction in Burk Hall for about 10 minutes at 11 a.m. today. People could be seen hovering around the building as they awaited permission to re-enter the building. Safety officer for the environmental...

UC Berkeley protesters arrested during Day of Action

Juan Martinez

March 3, 2011

Approximately 12 UC Berkeley students were arrested Tuesday night after occupying Benjamin Ide Wheeler Hall in protest of proposed budget cuts to higher education. The crowd separated into three groups at 9:30 p.m. to discuss the...

Cal students question next move for Day of Action

Chris Ternate

March 2, 2011

Attendance for an afternoon protest outside UC Berkeley's Benjamin Wheeler Hall Wednesday was slim. Joining schools throughout the Bay Area, UC Berkeley students held events throughout the day, culminating in a late afternoon...

Day of Action moves forth to City College

Jennifer Terman

March 2, 2011

Rain didn’t prevent impassioned protesters from displaying their angst towards higher education cuts today at City College of San Francisco. Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed budget could slash $400 million from California community...

Gators march to CCSF in protest of budget cuts

Spencer Devine

March 2, 2011

The Postman will carry his mail through sleet and snow, rain and hail, to get it to it’s destination, but mailmen have nothing on agitated college students protesting massive budget cuts. A group of approximately 100 stu...

More than 200 rally at UC Berkeley

Xpress Staff

March 2, 2011

More than 200 students, parents, and teachers protested at UC Berkeley today in demonstration against Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed $1.4 billion in budget cuts to California higher education. “Governor Jerry Brown’s plan...

Students and faculty picket on 19th and Holloway avenues

Brenda Reyes

March 2, 2011

Students and faculty members demonstrated on 19th and Holloway avenues today in demonstration against pending budget cuts. The protest was in collaboration with a statewide day of action. “Hey hey, ho ho, budget cuts have to go...

March 2 'Day of Action' Photo Gallery by the Xpress photo staff

Eric Soracco

March 2, 2011

A collection of photographs from Day of Action from the [X]press photo staff. ...

Gators lose home game playoffs, fail to advance

Juan Martinez

March 2, 2011

There is a saying that goes, “It’s hard to beat a team three straight times in a row.” Playing in its first home playoff game, the SF State men’s basketball team made some unbelievable defensive plays against the Cal...

SFPD one step closer to carrying Tasers

Brenda Reyes

March 1, 2011

Police officers in the city might soon be able to rely on more than a baton or gun in the pressure of the moment. The San Francisco Police Commission gave approval, with a vote of 6 to 1 Feb. 23, to study the use of Tasers or...

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