Golden Gate Xpress

CSU enrollment eligibility tightens for transfer students

Kirstie Haruta

May 1, 2012

Transferring from a community college to a California State University once meant meeting the base requirement of 60 semester units. Now, applying with a specific associate degree will be the deciding factor between a smooth admission...

CSU places temporary hold on grants for graduate students

Kelly Goff

April 17, 2012

With the first year of a two-year master’s degree in counseling almost under her belt, Arielle Smith is looking forward to a career as a college counselor. But since she discovered last week that the crucial grant that she expected...

SF State students fight to meet with professors as class sizes grow

Katherine Yau

April 10, 2012

As budget cuts widen the chasm between student and faculty populations, some students may be struggling more than others for a little face time with their full-time instructors. In 2010, some SF State disciplines had nearly 1...

New CA budget would increase GPA requirements for financial aid

Krissa Stanton

February 13, 2012

Significant changes will be coming to financial aid and student loans next year including tougher GPA requirements and limited funding. The new 2012-2013 budget proposal by Gov. Jerry Brown aims to increase the GPA requirements...

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