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CSU Chancellor White chats with Xpress

CSU Chancellor White chats with Xpress

Jasmin Taylor
September 10, 2013
Filed under News

After Timothy White was appointed CSU Chancellor last December, he made a personal commitment to visit each of the 23 CSU campuses during his first year on the job. His visit to SF State last week marked the thirteenth stop on his tour. During his two-day visit to the campus, the chancellor...

CSU Chancellor White tours SF State

CSU Chancellor White tours SF State

Coburn Palmer
September 4, 2013
Filed under Uncategorized

CSU Chancellor Timothy White attended an SF State faculty reception Tuesday followed by a free reception for students at the Village on Centennial Square Courtyard outside Subway for a meet and greet on campus. The Chancellor is visiting SF State this week as part of his tour of the California St...

Interim athletic director takes over in wake of turmoil

Interim athletic director takes over in wake of turmoil

Daniel A. Nelson
August 28, 2013
Filed under Sports

After 28 years as an SF State official, Athletic Director Michael J. Simpson's retirement came near a month after controversy arose in the athletic department. Bill Nepfel, associate director of Athletics for Compliance, became interim athletic director after announcement of Simpson's retirement on Ju...

Xpress staff weighs in on the CCSF accreditation crisis

Xpress Staff
August 28, 2013
Filed under Opinion

Cartoon by Kirstie Haruta With a little more than an academic year left for City College of San Francisco, its accreditation — along with its state funding — will likely be revoked, leading to the closure of the nearly 80-year-old campus. In a recent op-ed published in the San Francisco Chronicle, the idea was presented to merge CCSF and SF State into a single campus. The article ar...

CCSF’s accreditation crisis affects potential transfers

CCSF's accreditation crisis affects potential transfers

Coburn Palmer
August 27, 2013
Filed under Uncategorized

Like the other 80,000 students at City College of San Francisco, 21-year-old Giselle Rouede had faith that her school would remain open so she took time off from her education to join the National Guard reserves. After completing her training as an Aviation Operations Specialist, she returned to Cit...

SF State gators float into Pride parade

Maegan Tingling
May 26, 2013
Filed under Life, News

This year SF State will once again be joining one of the country's largest LGBTQ celebrations at the San Francisco Pride parade June 30 — and this time with a float. "The Pride parade is an extraordinary opportunity for the University to show our support for and pride in the lesbian, gay, bisexual...

Summer stress relief day provides getaway for students

Summer stress relief day provides getaway for students

Maegan Tingling
May 7, 2013
Filed under News

There's no better way to de-stress during finals week than to dunk your professor in a dunk tank. Students gathered at Malcolm X Plaza this morning for the first Summer Kick-Off and Stress Relief Day, an event hosted jointly by the Recreation, Parks and Tourism department and Student Health Services. More than 40 SF State organizations parti...

Students decry SF State's delayed bomb threat warning

Students decry SF State's delayed bomb threat warning

Joe Fitzgerald
April 24, 2013
Filed under News

In the shadow of the Boston Marathon bombing, the nation grieves and stands at high alert. Amidst the fear of terrorism, a smaller drama played out at SF State Monday, April 22 — a bomb threat on campus. The “bomb” turned out to be just an ordinary black shoebox. It is still unknown, and diffic...

SF State acclaims student leaders

SF State acclaims student leaders

Joe Fitzgerald
April 18, 2013
Filed under News

You know those lazy students you sometimes see in class — the ones that barely ever show up, don't contribute to groupwork and generally are a pain in the neck? Tonight, SF State's Seven Hills Conference Center was filled with over 130 students, and none of them fit that description. The 8th an...

High cost graduation tickets yield harsh responses, talk of change

High cost graduation tickets yield harsh responses, talk of change

Joe Fitzgerald
April 9, 2013
Filed under News

Three of the four years of her college career, Lea Lunden worked anywhere from 25 to 40 hours a week as a server while pursuing her dream of being a psychology researcher. In her senior year, she injured herself while moving furniture at work and was diagnosed with scoliosis. Many students may have backe...

CA bill will make online courses transferable

Jonathan Ramos
March 20, 2013
Filed under News

Students are all too familiar with the sting of being rejected from an overcrowded class and the hopelessness of signing up for yet another wait list. Those days of despair may soon be a thing of the past when the California Senate introduces a bill that would require public colleges and universities...

Online courses expand as demand, funding increase

Lindsay Oda
February 7, 2013
Filed under News

In Fall 2011, SF State's cinema department faced a grave problem: bottlenecking. About 100 "super seniors" and 175 juniors were enrolled in sophomore-level classes, and the department was serving 200 more students than its normal enrollment. The department hired Daniel Bernardi, an online program developer...

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