Student contribution: Protesting isn't enough

Xpress Staff

March 1, 2011

Nick Lera graduated from the University with a bachelor’s degree in English literature in 2009 and is a graduate student in the Teacher Credential Program. With college consolidation, a $33-million deficit and severe staff cu...

Show us what a good diet looks like, First Lady

Christine Tjandra

March 1, 2011

Obesity is a major problem in the United States, and children may be this deadly epidemic's most helpless victims. The Nemours Center for Children's Health Media, a nonprofit organization dedicated to children's health, estim...

House halts funding for Planned Parenthood, saves for the race track

Audrey Arthur

February 28, 2011

The House made an appalling vote last week to strip federal funding from the national health care provider Planned Parenthood.  The anti-choice Congress touted a message of tough cuts for tough times as they suggested that the services were not fundamental enou...

Cee Lo's tribute to Elton John fails to impress

Devery Sheffer

February 22, 2011

Cee Lo Green joined forces with Gwyneth Paltrow and a band of Muppets for a performance inspired by Elton John circa 1977 at this year’s 53rd Annual Grammy Awards. This odd collection of a 2011 Grammy award winner, an Oscar-winning...

Social media jolt for Middle East Revolution

Gil Riego Jr.

February 16, 2011

You know it's an amazing time when just about everyone can carry around some pissed off birds, an illegal record store, and can access every thought from friends and strangers with the tap or swipe of a handheld screen. While...

Staff Editorial: Parkmerced's unnecessary growth

Xpress Staff

February 15, 2011

What does $1.2 billion buy? Well, over the next few decades, it could potentially buy a complete transformation of the aging Villas Parkmerced development. If the plans go through, Parkmerced, which is already the largest apartment...

Op/ed contributor: Journalism Department belongs in College of Liberal Arts

Xpress Staff

February 14, 2011

By Venise Wagner, Journalism Department Chair The University Planning Advisory Council has placed before the faculty three options for reconfiguring the University from eight to six or seven colleges. The proposed change will ost...

A second Iran in the making or something better?

Chase S. Kmec

February 14, 2011

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak’s monumental decision to relinquish his 30 years of dictatorial power on Feb. 11 is bigger than you may think. In the world’s most volatile region, millions of Egyptians took to the...

Green class requirement is good for growth

Natasha Artavia

February 10, 2011

It’s really no surprise that SF State has made the decision to introduce an environmental sustainability course into the general education requirements, especially since the city consistently supports sustainable practices ...

Seniors victims of new program cuts


February 10, 2011

I should hope that when I am an old man that I get to live out all the clichés: playing chess in the park, eating butterscotch pudding, always having hard candy in a bowl, and yelling at whippersnappers to get off my lawn, but ...

Green class requirement isn't sustainable

Noemy Mena

February 10, 2011

The Academic Senate’s recent approval requiring students to take an environmental sustainability course for general education is the right direction at the wrong time. SF State is currently in an $18 million deficit, and ...

Corrigan defines University's future without student consent

Xpress Staff

February 10, 2011

It’s no surprise that President Robert A. Corrigan accepted the majority of recommendations given by the University Planning Advisory Council. The plan was of his own devising. Not only did Corrigan handpick each of the 12 c...

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