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LCA moves forward with space allocation as anthropology finds home

A paper sign denotes the new home of SF State's anthropology department, the fifth floor of the Fine Arts building. The department moved over the winter recess. (Kate Fraser / Xpress)

Peter Snarr
February 21, 2015
Filed under News

A cast-off department finally found a home over winter break, while a thriving program upgraded its space in the first of many changes coming to the College of Liberal and Creative Arts. The anthropology department, which has been in a state of flux since its merger in 2011 with the College of Arts...

University to postpone relocation of two museum collections

Lulu Orozco
December 2, 2014
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The University Museum's plan to move two collections into the Fine Arts Building this spring have been postponed until fall 2015, allowing artifacts to be temporarily loaned to other museums and galleries until the grand opening. The Treganza and Sutro Egyptian collections were originally scheduled...

Mummy and accompaning Egyptian artifacts find new home in college consolidation

Nes-Per-N-Nub rests beside the lid to his inner sarcophagus while the two outer sarcophagi stand on display in the background Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014.

Lulu Orozco
October 28, 2014
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The Sutro Egyptian and Treganza collection will be moved as part of the University Museum's relocation into the Fine Arts building next semester for specialized care and greater student accessibility. “We are moving control of all collections in the College to Museum Studies and, thus, with...

The CSU system promise to install more gender-neutral bathrooms

Cecilia Abate
October 15, 2014
Filed under Opinion

This month, University of California President Janet Napolitano pledged to make several single-stall bathrooms gender-neutral on all ten UC campuses in an attempt to make the campus more LGBTQ friendly. Shouldn't California State Universities be following suit? Inside Higher Ed, a college-based news...

California governor vetoes $50 million in deferred maintenance funding for the CSU

Michael Barba
September 29, 2014
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An additional $50 million that the California State University (CSU) Board of Trustees lobbied to include in the governor’s budget earlier this year for necessary repairs across campuses will not be awarded, Gov. Jerry Brown said Saturday. Brown reduced a potential $200 million set aside for “cr...

Wong envisions changes to University in a Q&A session with Xpress

SF State President Les Wong answers questions during an interview given by Xpress editors in the Administration Building Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014.

Xpress Staff
September 23, 2014
Filed under News

Golden Gate Xpress editors sat down with SF State President Leslie E. Wong last week to discuss the future of the University. The Gator president expanded on his plans for a new science facility, a campus extension at the Hunters Point Shipyard and expectations for a redesigned athletics. Here are his responses, edited for clarity.   Xp...

IN-DEPTH: Adjunct professors struggle with low pay, no job security

IN-DEPTH: Adjunct professors struggle with low pay, no job security

Andrew Cullen and Jennie Butler
May 21, 2014
Filed under Multimedia, News

Sheila Tully, SF State's California Faculty Association chapter president, poses in her office in HSS 331 at SF State Tuesday, March 18. Photo by Rachel Aston / Xpress Anthropology Lecturer Sheila Tully took what is known as the “academic path.” She obtained bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate deg...

Transit agency proposes 19th Avenue subway option, station at SF State campus

Michael Barba
April 8, 2014
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The San Francisco County Transit Agency (SFCTA) recommended Monday in a feasibility study that transportation planners opt for a longer subway from Ocean Avenue near St. Francis Circle to SF State, rather than the shorter subway alternative previously considered. Sustainable Streets, a division of ...

M-Ocean View line underground proposal has high cost, no definite gain

David Mariuz
April 8, 2014
Filed under Opinion

A faster commute between campus and downtown is a nice thought, but building a subway through 19th Avenue is a pipe dream. The project is designed with good intentions but completely impractical. Students will not benefit soon enough and the money could better be used elsewhere. Not to mention that ...

CSU maintenance cannot be swept under the rug

Annastashia Goolsby
March 9, 2014
Filed under Opinion

Shit is hitting the fan in the California State University system and SF State is no exception. From the complete closure of the Science Building, to much needed repair in the ancient and disgusting locker rooms, our school is in dire need of tender loving care — $203 million worth, to be exact. Our campus is not the o...

Noise Complaint dances start semester with “Back in the Rhythm”

Jillian Patterson (left), SF State freshman, and Ace Prado (right), SF State sophomore, dance at Back in the Rhythm: Noise Complaint in the Student Center Friday, Jan. 31, 2014. Photo by Rebekah Didlake / Xpress

Kyle Da Silva
February 6, 2014
Filed under Life

Friday night’s “Back in the Rhythm” kicked off the semester for Student Life’s Noise Complaint dance party with over 300 students at the Cesar Chavez Student Center. The monthly gathering, which started in Fall 2010, kicked off with a late night of hip-hop, top 40 and electronic dance mu...

American Language Institute is moved from Humanities after 20 years for lab space

American Language Institute is moved from Humanities after 20 years for lab space

David Mariuz
January 31, 2014
Filed under News

[set_id=72157640334755605] The staff of the American Language Institute boxed up their belongings after being notified that their office would be relocated to the downtown campus in order to accommodate chemistry lab space. The need for lab space is due to the Science Building's closure, according ...

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