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Public meeting addressing presidential search sees low student turnout

Public meeting addressing presidential search sees low student turnout

Brittney Barsotti
February 20, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

The first and only public meeting to discuss the selection of the next president of SF State took place today at 10 a.m. at the Seven Hills Conference Center. About 70 people--roughly 10 of which were students--attended the meeting, where the campus's advisory committee outlined the presidential selection process and ...

Buck Starts Here campaign calls attention to CSU budget crisis

Buck Starts Here campaign calls attention to CSU budget crisis

Brittney Barsotti
February 13, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

During the Buck Starts Here campaign’s visit to SF State, hosted by Associated Students Inc., students spoke about their experiences with persistent tuition increases in the middle of the Cesar Chavez Student Center. Nearby sat a box overflowing with bills featuring the face of Gov. Jerry Brown, represent...

Tuition increase anger being misdirected

Tuition increase anger being misdirected

Xpress Staff
December 26, 2011
Filed under News, Opinion

Nine seems to be the magic number for next year's 2012-2013 academic budget. A nine percent tuition increase was passed 9-6, with nine of 24 trustees missing from the meeting. Since when is nine of 24 a majority? It's just not right. The tuition increase added more fuel to the fire spreading across colleg...

VIDEO: Lalo Gonzalez occupies SF State

VIDEO: Lalo Gonzalez occupies SF State

Erik Verduzco
December 14, 2011
Filed under News

In recent months, as the Occupy movement spread across the nation and world, thousands of people have become supporters or participants of protests and marches against corporate greed. SF State criminal and justice major, Lalo Gonzalez, became involved with the Occupy movement in San Francisco shortly...

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
Filed under News

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...

A guide to safer Bay Area cycling

Corey Browning
October 15, 2019
Filed under City

Though San Francisco has made great strides in its effort to be bicycle friendly, pedaling through the cities congested streets, dodging Lyfts and Ubers, suffering up steep hills, all while avoiding getting your tires caught in MUNI tracks, can be a daunting endeavor. The good news is there are pl...

Religious holiday list incites rally, demands for apology

Religious holiday list incites rally, demands for apology

Carly Wipf
February 19, 2019
Filed under Latest, News

Students and community members called for a public apology at a campus rally Feb. 13, after administration recognized Israel Indepen- dence Day as a religious holiday. In an email response to Xpress, SF State spokesperson Mary Kenny confirmed that a memo was sent out to faculty that contained a polit- ical...

Jewish organizations face off on campus

Jewish organizations face off on campus

Sylvie Sturm
November 15, 2018
Filed under Featured, News

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict made its way onto SF State’s campus on Friday, Nov. 10 when a pro-Zionist group that’s been touring university campuses encountered an anti-Zionist group handing out literature. A group called Students Supporting Israel (SSI) set up a table outside the J. Paul...

Interactive Profiles: Meet ASI’s Executive Board members

Katherine Minkiewicz
October 4, 2016
Filed under Multimedia

The Associated Students, Inc. Executive Board, consists of a selection of leaders from student government, with aims to encourage collaboration across the campus in addition to serving as a resource for student groups and organizations. New board members stressed the need to improve unification at SF...

Business conference empowers women in the corporate world

Business conference empowers women in the corporate world

Moby Howeidy
October 6, 2015
Filed under News

SF State’s College of Business will focus on teaching women the skills they need to succeed in corporate enterprise at a leadership conference Oct. 8-9. The Women’s Emerging Leadership Forum, a two day gathering at SF State’s downtown campus, will feature talks and workshops giving young women...

Loma Prieta’s 25 year anniversary acts as a reminder of safety measures

Michael Duran
October 14, 2014
Filed under News

As Darien Lum walked out of his Oct. 17, 1989 meeting at SF State with his fraternity Phi Kappa Tau, the ground began to shake. At the 19th Avenue and Holloway Street intersection, power was out and traffic was bumper to bumper, drivers yelling out their windows. In the face of the chaos, Lum did the...

News You Should Know: Week of April 14

News You Should Know: Week of April 14

Andrew Cullen
April 14, 2014
Filed under Uncategorized

Hello my future rulers of the world, and Happy Monday. My name is Andrew Cullen. I am the editor-in-chief over at Xpress. Today, I bring you what is to be the first of many articles of “News You Should Know,” a weekly news round-up for college kids. I know how hard it can be juggling school, work ...

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