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New VP of fundraising tells how she’ll get SF State more money

Beza Beneberu

October 7, 2013

Anne Harris was recently hired to fill the associate vice president of development vacancy, a position responsible for overseeing fundraising campaigns for SF State. Harris has worked in the CSU system for the past 16 year...

SF State struggles to match demand for popular majors

Brian Rinker

March 13, 2013

Super seniors aren’t the cool kids on campus, they’re just students who got stuck here, couldn’t get the classes they needed and didn’t graduate on time. An impacted major isn’t a constipated army officer; it’s a tool...

Impaction yields competition, offers some success

Xpress Staff

March 13, 2013

By Lulu Orozco Meghan Fuller hasn’t had the typical experience of a student in an impacted major at SF State. Though the 35-year-old pre-licensure nursing major applied to a number of universities in anticipation of stiff competition,...

Prop. 30 to benefit students with tuition rollback, rebate

Charlotte Boudesteijn

November 14, 2012

As a student who uses federal and state loans to pay for his education, Aaron Fisher tracked the passage of Proposition 30 throughout election night. “Prop. 30 was a ‘pass or doomsday’ proposition for me,” Fisher, a political ...

SF State students feel the burn of student debt

Brittney Barsotti

May 9, 2012

Allison Michael will be graduating from SF State this semester with close to $40,000 in debt, despite saving as much as she could by going to community college and only spending two years as a student at the University. “I...

Rising student loan interest rates, lack of financial aid pose obstacles for education

Tamerra Griffin

May 2, 2012

From the current debate between the White House and the House of Representatives regarding student loan interest rates to a current California proposal that would make college more affordable for those coming from middle clas...

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