Golden Gate Xpress

Financial pressure looms for students

Daniel Gamberg

January 25, 2011

When Gov. Jerry Brown began the process of passing a budget for the 2011-2012 fiscal year by releasing his proposal earlier this month, he detailed the grim outlook for California's higher education system. If passed, the budge...

CSU opens door to spring students

Megan Taros

January 24, 2011

In the wake of the 10.8 percent cut to enrollment experienced during spring 2010, a one-time increase in state funding opened the door to approximately 2,000 new students at SF State for spring 2011. A $60.6 million allotment...

Anti-abortion supporters rally thousands in San Francisco

Xpress Staff

January 22, 2011

Thousands of anti-abortion and abortion rights advocates flooded The Embarcadero's Justin Herman Plaza on Saturday for the seventh annual Walk for Life West Coast. The rally occurred amidst heightened attention over abortion and marked the 38th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade....

Edwin Lee voted in as interim mayor of San Francisco

Geena Stellato

January 22, 2011

Following a months-long stand off between progressives and moderates on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, Edwin Lee was unanimously voted in as interim mayor of San Francisco on Jan. 11. He replaces Gavin Newsom, who de...

UPAC recommends college merger

Audrey Arthur

January 20, 2011

The University Planning Advisory Council released a 13-page report today with several recommendations for easing the estimated $32 million deficit that now faces SF State. The 12-member council, established in December 2009 to...

Cheer coach may "resolve" case Feb. 15

Xpress Staff

January 19, 2011

Ashlee Nicole Haley, the former SF State cheer coach, charged with multiple felonies including grand theft, made her appearance in San Francisco Superior Court today for a pre-hearing conference at 10:30 a.m. By 10:40, the hearing...

Governor proposes cuts to higher education

Xpress Staff

January 12, 2011

Governor Jerry Brown proposed a budget Monday for the 2011-2012 fiscal year that would stipulate a $1.4 billion cut to higher education. The proposed budget would cut 18 percent, or $500 million, from California State University...

Friends, family mourn loss of fellow student

Tom Garcia

December 14, 2010

Todd Eugene Kendrick, an 18-year-old freshman at SF State, loved video games and his pet lizards. He had a veracious appetite for life and never feared trying new things. He dreamed of exploring the world before settling down and immersing himsel...

LGBT activists protest UN vote to execute gays


December 12, 2010

A group of LGBT supporters and activists gathered at the United Nations Plaza in downtown San Francisco Dec. 11 to condemn the international organization's mid-November vote to exclude gays from executions and unjustified killings...

Spring semester syllabi shifts


December 10, 2010

The SF State Academic Senate recently passed a policy that will require faculty to include on their syllabi University-approved student learning outcomes. These outcomes will be linked to assignments students must complete to d...

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