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CSU Board of Trustees delays proposed fee votes

CSU Board of Trustees delays proposed fee votes

Ellie Loarca
November 14, 2012
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The California State University Board of Trustees has shelved the controversial fee vote which was set to take place Nov. 14 in the wake of the passage of Proposition 30. California State University Chancellor Charles B. Reed and the CSU Board of Trustees had proposed a vote that would have added three n...

Prop. 30 to give students helping hand with tuition woes

Ellie Loarca
October 30, 2012
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The life of a student isn't what it used to be. With overcrowded classrooms, limited financial aid and increased tuition costs, higher education in California is barely staying afloat. It's because of this that Gov. Jerry Brown has taken charge with Proposition 30, which aims to bring back funds to univ...

California Faculty Association moves closer to strike

California Faculty Association moves closer to strike

Kelly Goff
May 10, 2012
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As pressure mounts for the California Faculty Association and the California State University to reach a contract agreement, about 30 faculty and students gathered Tuesday at 19th and Holloway avenues to try to bring more attention to the now 23-month-old struggle. Amid chants calling for a fair contract...

ASI should be responsible for increasing voter turnout

ASI should be responsible for increasing voter turnout

Xpress Staff
March 7, 2012
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While it may be the presidential primaries making national news this week, for SF State students, another important election period is slipping away. With elections for student representatives fast approaching, past turnout indicates that students will once again forfeit their right to decide who controls nearly $4 million of their hard-earned money simply by not taki...

Day of Action at SF State dampened by bad weather

Day of Action at SF State dampened by bad weather

Devery Sheffer
March 1, 2012
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A low turnout and rainy weather brought gloom to SF State on Thurday’s walkout as a part of the national Day of Action for Education. Despite many flyers posted throughout campus announcing the event, only about 100 people gathered in the Cesar Chavez Student Center to protest budget cuts and tuition...

BLOG: March 1 Day of Action at SF State

BLOG: March 1 Day of Action at SF State

Xpress Staff
March 1, 2012
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After heavy rain and a low student turnout, the March 1 Day of Action activities seemed to fizzle out as quickly as they had begun. The day's events were led by both Students for Quality Education and Occupy SFSU, and the majority of the activities were held inside the Cesar Chavez Student Center and...

VIDEO: Faculty and students discuss Day of Action

VIDEO: Faculty and students discuss Day of Action

Juan De Anda
February 29, 2012
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As the March 1 Day of Action approaches, SF State faculty and students discuss the issues that have motivated them to participate in this national movement. Students for Quality Education, or SQE, is a student-run component of the California Faculty Association that advocates for student rights in public...

SF State students and faculty share their stories for Day of Action

SF State students and faculty share their stories for Day of Action

Xpress Staff
February 29, 2012
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Faculty, students gathered at CSU East Bay for California Faculty Association strike

Faculty, students gathered at CSU East Bay for California Faculty Association strike

Krissa Stanton
November 17, 2011
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A few hundred faculty members and students gathered at Cal State East Bay today for a one-day strike approved by the California Faculty Association earlier this month. The strike stems from years of tense negotiations between union members and the California State University system for pay increases t...

VIDEO: SF State students sit in on administration building as part of walkout

VIDEO: SF State students sit in on administration building as part of walkout

Xpress Staff
November 15, 2011
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Update, 7:18 p.m.: All protesters have vacated the Administration building. Update, 6:53 p.m.: About eight students remain in the Administration building after it has been closed for nearly an hour. The protesters have been trying to negotiate a meeting time with President Robert A. Corrigan with Joseph G...

Professors and students picket chancellor's visit

Krissa Stanton
April 18, 2011
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Students and faculty picketed at California State University East Bay Monday as CSU Chancellor Charles Reed met with school President Mohammad H. Qayoumi to discuss the president's upcoming transfer to San Jose State University. The transition is slated to take place at the end of the academic year. “Today...

Students for Quality Education members to meet with President Corrigan

Chris Ternate
April 13, 2011
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Students for Quality Education members, SF State staff and even students in passing caught the attention of Vice President for University Advancement Robert J. Nava today when a group of 60 occupied the Administration building. The protest, organized by SQE, was one of many demonstrations taking place across Cal...

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