Administrative spending more important to trustees than student welfare

Xpress Staff

August 24, 2011

Students returned to school this semester to discover that in addition to a 10 percent tuition increase approved last spring, classes would now cost 12 percent more than they expected to pay when they left for the summer hiatus. That makes a 22 pe...

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...

Parking fee increases add insult to injury

Xpress Staff

August 23, 2011

By Brittany Barsotti Students who drove to SF State on the first day of school arrived to an unfortunate surprise. The University raised the prices of parking in the student parking garage. With a new minimum of $3 for two hours or less, and $6 p...

Bachelor's degree is not all it's cracked up to be

Michelle Olson

May 16, 2011

You're standing on the graduation stage, moments away from receiving your degree. All you can think about is your college education and how much it took to get to this point. Without a doubt, it took some money. You have paid...

Burden of rising costs not shared by all on campus


May 14, 2011

As I glide through all the rituals that lead up to graduation, I am overcome with a sense of closure. I enjoyed the food in all my classes’ end-of-the-year parties. I turned in my last final, and I even paid the fee for submitting...

New app will create dangerous parking distractions for drivers

Jessica Heller

May 11, 2011

In San Francisco, driving in circles is a right of passage for car owners. It is a competitive, sometimes full-contact sport. Even drivers that possess a coveted lettered area parking permit don’t always get celebrity parking....

Keep tax entensions to save higher education

Xpress Staff

May 10, 2011

The California Teachers Association is currently conducting a weeklong series of protests aimed to prevent additional cuts to public education. The protesters support Gov. Jerry Brown’s attempt to pass a series of tax extensions that ...

Birther movement 'Trumped' by presidential humor

Jennifer Terman

May 10, 2011

Political leaders are not always known for having the best moments in speech-making history — yes we know you didn’t have sexual relations with that woman, Mr. Clinton, and yes thank you Dan Quayle for letting us know that...

Happiness, independence mean creating financial security

Brenda Reyes

May 3, 2011

With the U.S. celebrating its independence July 4, have you ever considered celebrating your own personal independence? Not the independence that you gain when you move 400 miles away from home or the independence of having a...

Get your head out of the clouds and find yourself a real girlfriend

Brittany Doohan

May 3, 2011

It’s no secret that, these days, most people have a Facebook or Twitter account. Some people utilize the efficiency of the Internet for dating - and even sex. The Internet is the one of the biggest inventions in history and...

Staff editorial: Victory should not equal vengeance

Xpress Staff

May 3, 2011

When President Barack Obama approached the podium in the East Room of the White House Sunday, he gave America one of the defining moments of its history: the death of Osama bin Laden. The announcement spurred a rash of celebrations,...

Six college plan creates savings, new prospects

Xpress Staff

April 26, 2011

Robert A. Corrigan has served as SF State President since September 1988. More than a year of discussion, consultation and input from hundreds of faculty and staff, coupled with two faculty referendums, has ended decisively: On July ...

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