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Name of next SF State president to be announced by May 9

Name of next SF State president to be announced by May 9

Angela Raiford
May 2, 2012
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Alongside a number of students graduating this May, one face most familiar with the current campus population will also be ending his stay at SF State. The presidential search advisory committee announced recently the finalization of candidate reviews in the search for a successor to President Robert...

Congresswoman Jackie Speier speaks to SF State seniors about student loan debt

Congresswoman Jackie Speier speaks to SF State seniors about student loan debt

Brittney Barsotti
May 1, 2012
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In an effort to raise student voices in the fight against the pending increase in student loan interest rates, Congresswoman Jackie Speier paid a visit to SF Statetoday to meet with students. The congresswoman met with 15 seniors at SF State who could be impacted by the doubling of the interest rates on Stafford loans, which w...

SF State Student Health Center fee increase proposed to benefit students and staff

Angela Raiford
April 14, 2012
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Looks like students will have to find a bit more than pocket change in their couch cushions to cover their medical needs on campus next semester. The Student Fee Advisory voted unanimously April 4th to accept a proposal for a $25 fee increase for each student, to increase gradually through Fall 2016 in a...

Brushing up on SF State emergency procedures is vital in maintaining campus safety

Xpress Staff
April 11, 2012
Filed under Opinion

San Franciscans are used to maintaining composure in the face of potential emergencies. In a city where after an earthquake most of us race to be the first to tweet about it rather than racing to the door, we like to play it cool. In light of the recent shooting at Oikos University, many students are...

SF State mental health resources are often overlooked

SF State mental health resources are often overlooked

Kealan Cronin
April 9, 2012
Filed under Opinion

What student hasn’t felt the increased heart rate before an exam, stomach ache when anticipating future projects, perspiration while rapidly trying to register for classes? These feelings of anxiety are not uncommon for college students to experience. Although the University offers outlets for dealing...

CSU presidents receive pay increases despite budget cuts

CSU presidents receive pay increases despite budget cuts

Brittney Barsotti
March 28, 2012
Filed under News

Yet again, the Board of Trustees has authorized more executive pay increases in the same year as they approved a tuition increase. Last Wednesday, while students and faculty at SF State were on Spring Break, the board voted in favor of a 10 percent pay increase for the next CSU Fullerton president and the new CSU Ea...

Benefits of SF State college merger still not apparent to some

Katherine Yau
March 14, 2012
Filed under News

One year ago, SF State traded an eight-college structure, two deans and two assistant deans for six colleges and a projected $1 million in savings. But a year after the fact, the merger still seems to be a decision with varied reactions among students and faculty. The merger was first proposed to soft...

SF State website offers students a place to share stories and struggles with the CSU system

Brittney Barsotti
February 28, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

Lines upon lines of to-dos are listed under each day of the week in Katie Sidman’s planner. Everyday she wakes up at 6 a.m. and takes public transit to SF State where she attends a full load of classes, works out for an hour each day on her break and either works at Hollister, as a nutrition pee...

SF State to increase student fees to pay for new recreation center

SF State to increase student fees to pay for new recreation center

Sean Duffy
February 24, 2012
Filed under News, Sports

Student fee increases are nothing new, but this semester a newly-approved fee requires students to pay for a campus recreation center that will not be completed for several years after most students have moved on from the University. The $35 per semester fee was approved for fall of this academic year,...

Only public meeting on presidential search goes overlooked

Only public meeting on presidential search goes overlooked

Angela Raiford
February 23, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

The only opportunity for students, administration and faculty to directly express their opinions on SF State's presidential selection with the CSU Board of Trustees was met with snide remarks, high expectations, unanswered questions and disproportionately low attendance. Only about 15 people spoke ...

CSU to limit salary increases for new university presidents

Kale Williams
February 22, 2012
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The California State University Board of Trustees officially adopted a policy that will place a limit on the compensation that newly-hired campus presidents can receive. Under the new policy, CSU presidents are only able to receive 10 percent more than their predecessor's base pay. “It doesn’t...

Daniel Gonzales recalls his 43-year history at SF State

Daniel Gonzales recalls his 43-year history at SF State

Brian Balisi
February 15, 2012
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He can overwhelm your brain with endless amounts of information, but he would probably rather tell you a good joke straight from his unfiltered, fast-talking mouth. Asian American studies Associate Professor Daniel P. Gonzales, who teaches Asian American and American Ideals and Institutions as well as Pil...

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