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SF State fights student homelessness

Lea Fabro
May 9, 2018
Filed under News

A leadership panel on homelessness tackled barriers and solutions to student homelessness in the wake of recent tent encampment sweeps on the streets of San Francisco. Justin Wellins of the San Francisco Department of Public Health’s Homeless Outreach Team explained that San Francisco has the...

#FundTheDream rally at the State Capitol

Lateefah Simon, CSU Board of Trustees member and program director for the Rosenberg Foundation, leads a protest aimed at singling out Governor Jerry Brown at the State Capitol on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. (Amarah Hernandez/Golden Gate Xpress)

Xpress Staff
April 4, 2018
Filed under Multimedia, News

Story by: Jacqueline Pinedo and Marisol Cabrera The California Faculty Association (CFA), along with student and faculty members from all 23 California State Universities, held a rally on Wednesday April 4, calling attention to Gov. Jerry Brown and legislatures in Sacramento regarding issues relat...

Shrieve-Hawkins named new SF State athletic director

Stephanie Shrieve-Hawkins will move from associate athletic director at Saint Mary’s to head athletic director at SF State.  (DeF-Stop Photography)

Antonio Dos Santos Lau
April 4, 2018
Filed under Sports

The search is finally over as a new head athletic director has been named at SF State. The University announced the hiring of Stephanie Shrieve-Hawkins on March 29, after months of searching for the right candidate. SF State President Leslie Wong released a statement shortly after the news broke stating ...

SF State appoints new athletic director

Gabriel Agurcia
March 29, 2018
Filed under News, Sports

SF State has found its new athletic director, and she comes with Gator ties. Stephanie Shrieve-Hawkins was officially announced as athletic director on Thursday, March 29. Shrieve-Hawkins’ most recent position was as associate athletic director at Saint Mary’s. She “supervised multiple sports program...

Business Dean says goodbye to SF State

Linda Oubre, the dean of San Francisco State’s College of Business will leave SF State in June. (David Rodriguez/ Golden Gate Xpress)

Steven Luke
March 28, 2018
Filed under News

The dean of the college of business, Linda Oubre, will be moving on from SF State this summer after being hired to take over as president of Whittier College. Oubre will become the second female president in Whittier history and the first African-American president. Being the first is nothing new for Oubre o...

A pair of Gators finish first in 41st Annual California Collegiate Open

Chandler Michael of Southern Oregon University wrestles with SF State's Nick Valadez at the 41st Annual California Collegiate Open wrestling tournament at SF State on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018. (Joseph Vangdness/Golden Gate Xpress)

Valerie Duarte
January 29, 2018
Filed under Sports

SF State wrestling head coach Jason Welch is wrapping up the tail end of the season on a strong note. On Saturday, Jan. 27, SF State's wrestling team placed third overall at the 41st Annual California Collegiate Open, with two of SF State’s wrestlers walking away with their first ever college t...

Gov. Brown delivers last State of the State address

Lea Loeb
January 25, 2018
Filed under News

Gov. Jerry Brown highlighted California’s environmental measures and defended the high speed rail in his State of the State address Thursday morning, Jan. 25, 2018. It comes as Brown’s 16th and final address after he has served four total terms in office — two terms in 1975 and then another tw...

Women’s basketball downed by Cal State LA

Austin Widger
December 2, 2017
Filed under Sports

The California State University, Los Angeles Golden Eagles proved to be too much for the San Francisco State women’s basketball team Friday night, as the Eagles beat the Gators 68-61 in the Purple Out game. The Gators looked good in the first half, as eight points from Tyiteyana Jefferson in th...

New smoking policy leaves SF State students in limbo

Jose Jimenez
October 10, 2017
Filed under Uncategorized

The lonely bench near the Radio and Television Building was demolished before the fall 2017 semester began, and if students haven’t noticed the “no designated smoking area” picket signs posted on campus, then the new smoking policy might take some time to be enforced. Executive Order 1108 cleared the way for ...

SF State women’s soccer undefeated at home

Ivan Corona
October 1, 2017
Filed under Sports

On a sunny Sunday at Cox Stadium, the San Francisco State University women’s soccer team ended the weekend on a good note with a 2-0 victory over California State University, Monterey Bay Otters. Freshman Tami Kwong started October leading her team in goals with five. Kwong scored her fifth go...

Bernie Sanders announces plan for a tuition-free SF State

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks about providing tuition-free schooling during the Free City Celebration at City College of San Francisco, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. (Sarahbeth Maney/Golden Gate Xpress)

Sadie Gribbon
September 27, 2017
Filed under News

***additional reporting by Aria Brock*** Bernie Sanders is working to make California State Universities tuition-free, just like San Francisco City College, the first in the state to do so. Finding standing room to see Bernie Sanders in the 304 max capacity Diego Rivera theater at City College o...

Study of Public Accountancy program at SF State under review

Gabriela Cazares-Lopez
September 20, 2017
Filed under Uncategorized

A dormant accounting program at SF State is currently under review for possible termination. The Educational Policies Council, a committee dedicated to discussing curriculum and academic policy issues, unanimously voted at their Sept. 12 meeting in favor of discontinuing The Certificate in the Study...

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