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SF State male students relieve emotional trauma through creative outlets

Brittney Barsotti
April 23, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

Justin Thielman came from a conservative town. There were no resources for victims of sexual abuse. It wasn’t until he was 20 that he was able to admit to himself the sexual abuse he suffered at the hands of his father for more than 10 years. He can’t remember exactly when it began. It was just...

ASI should be responsible for increasing voter turnout

ASI should be responsible for increasing voter turnout

Xpress Staff
March 7, 2012
Filed under Opinion

While it may be the presidential primaries making national news this week, for SF State students, another important election period is slipping away. With elections for student representatives fast approaching, past turnout indicates that students will once again forfeit their right to decide who controls nearly $4 million of their hard-earned money simply by not taki...

ASI hopeful that more SF State students will vote in next week's elections

Brittney Barsotti
March 7, 2012
Filed under Life

While the SF State campus community consistently participates in statewide politics, its engagement  in a democratic process much closer to home goes largely unnoticed by the student population. Despite Associated Students, Inc. controlling nearly $4 million in student fees, when it comes to deciding who will control these funds, SF State receives...

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,...

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...

ASI should keep students' best interests in mind

Michelle Olson
October 6, 2011
Filed under Opinion

In May, SF State President Robert A. Corrigan approved a request to increase the student body association fee by almost 22 percent, which was voted upon by the students. Students are now required to pay $51 per semester. Associated Students Inc. is currently working through its finance committee to...

Brown's tax extensions would prevent 32% tuition increase

Chris Haire
May 19, 2011
Filed under News

Analysis For students who are tired of balancing the high cost of tuition with a Top Ramen diet and massive debt, be prepared — things could get much, much worse. About half a million dollars worse. Gov. Jerry Brown further highlighted the bleak future of higher education when he released the Ma...

ASI embraces fee increase

Megan Taros
May 3, 2011
Filed under News

Initially facing a staggering deficit, Associated Students Inc., began to draft a budget for the next year, drastically cutting funding to its student organizations and programs. What they didn't anticipate was that students would elect to pay more out of pocket to fund campus life. “We started planning...

Students react to major changes to campus

Chris Ternate
April 27, 2011
Filed under Uncategorized

Volcanoes and plate tectonics usually do not reside in concepts of perception and personality, but come July 1, geoscience will be lumped together with psychology in the larger College of Science and Engineering. With SF State President Robert A. Corrigan officially approving the implementation of a six-college structure, fa...

Students uneasy about college merger

Megan Taros
February 22, 2011
Filed under Uncategorized

As the possibility of a college merger becomes increasingly discussed throughout campus, many SF State students are finding that attending a university is more of a struggle than ever. With the University considering proposals to restructure the current eight colleges to a six-plus-one structure as a way to...

Challenges facing student parents alleviated by child care service

Challenges facing student parents alleviated by child care service

Camila Ramirez Diaz
May 14, 2019
Filed under Latest, Life

According to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), the number of single mothers in postsecondary education more than doubled between 1999 and 2012— as of 2012, 11 percent of undergraduate students are single parents. The IWPR also states student mothers face many financial and time-related...

Organizations, departments host celebrations

Organizations, departments host celebrations

Alexis Manzanilla
March 19, 2019
Filed under Latest, News

Amid a lack of University funds, the students and faculty of the College of Ethnic Studies turned to Associated Students, Inc. for help funding their own departmental end of the year celebrations, according to College of Ethnic Studies faculty. Many College of Ethnic Studies graduation ceremonies...

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