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ASI to launch new campaign to make students' pains known to legislature

ASI to launch new campaign to make students' pains known to legislature

Brittney Barsotti
February 13, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

Gov. Jerry Brown’s face will be appearing on mock dollar bills on campus today. Associated Students, Inc. will be hosting the Buck Starts Here campaign in Malcolm X Plaza and in the lobby of the Cesar Chavez Student Center from noon to 2 p.m. The event aims to give students the opportunity to discuss and share their views on the tuition increases...

CSU Board of Trustees to hold open meeting on SF State presidential search

Krissa Stanton
February 7, 2012
Filed under News

The California State University Board of Trustees will begin searching this month for a new SF State president. The committee will hold an open meeting on Monday, Feb. 20 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Seven Hills Conference Center on campus. This forum will be the only open meeting of the committee du...

SF State presidential candidates must be required to visit campus

Xpress Staff
January 25, 2012
Filed under Opinion

The appointment of a new University president is an incredible opportunity for the campus community to find a leader who will shape its next 25 years, much as current President Robert A. Corrigan oversaw a vast expansion of the school during his tenure. Unfortunately, the CSU trustees took a giant le...

Education versus incarceration: CSU budget runs dry while corrections funding soars

Education versus incarceration: CSU budget runs dry while corrections funding soars

Brittney Barsotti
January 16, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

If she had been able to get just one more class this semester, SF State student Ivonne Quiroz would be graduating. There were a variety of classes she could have taken, but few of them have been offered and those that were being offered only had one section available. Instead, next semester she has to...

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...

Occupy SFSU camp shut down after overnight dispersal warning

Occupy SFSU camp shut down after overnight dispersal warning

Krissa Stanton
December 21, 2011
Filed under News

The Occupy SFSU encampment has been cleared from Malcolm X Plaza after an immediate dispersal order was given by the university early this morning. The order came from the University at 12:15 a.m. stating that the students were to leave the plaza immediately. If students did not leave they would be subject to a “Dispersal Order and Enfor...

Occupy SFSU still undecided on camping over winter break

Occupy SFSU still undecided on camping over winter break

Krissa Stanton
December 9, 2011
Filed under News

Occupy SFSUcontinues to camp out at the Malcolm X Plaza in front of the Cesar Chavez Student Center. They are hoping to bring awareness to the ongoing issues within the University such as budget cuts and how it has impacted them. The students pitched tents Thursday night as a response to the ongoing budget cuts and the recent 9 percent tuition increase approved...

VIDEO, PHOTOS: Twenty-four hours with Occupy SFSU

VIDEO, PHOTOS: Twenty-four hours with Occupy SFSU

Hang Cheng
December 8, 2011
Filed under News

After the Dec. 1 rally and march at SF State against the nine percent tuition increase and budget cut on the CSU and UC systems, the Occupy SFSU protestors set up an encampment at Malcolm X Plaza, in front of the Cesar Chavez Student center. Most of the Occupy SFSU participants are SF State students, and have been camping for a ...

VIDEO, PHOTOS: Occupy SFSU begins encampment

VIDEO, PHOTOS: Occupy SFSU begins encampment

Brittney Barsotti
December 1, 2011
Filed under News

At about 3 p.m. today students filled Malcolm X Plaza for a rally against the nine percent tuition hike that was recently passed. Speakers addressed the crowd of about 150 students present when the march began to go through Cesar Chavez Student Center about 20 minutes later. The students who are part of the Occupy SFSU movement then marched into the student center...

UPDATED: CSU Board of Trustees approves nine percent tuition increase

Sara Donchey
November 16, 2011
Filed under News

This story has been updated to reflect University president Robert A. Corrigan's response to the fee increase. The story was originally published Nov. 16. The California State University Board of Trustees voted today to approve an additional 9 percent tuition increase for all CSU campuses for the upcoming ...

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...

VIDEO: SF State celebrates Sustainable Food Day with iron chef competition

VIDEO: SF State celebrates Sustainable Food Day with iron chef competition

Xpress Staff
October 26, 2011
Filed under Uncategorized

SF State, with the cooperation of its organizations and departments, began promoting environmentally friendly lifestyles through events and awareness for Sustainability Week, which began Monday. Transforming SF State into a more environmentally friendly campus has been priority since 2007 when President Robert A. Corrigan...

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