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What my education failed to teach me

Roxanne Hernandez

December 6, 2017

Throughout my 17 consecutive years of education, I’ve gained both a passion for learning and huge distaste for the American education system. One of the many problems in this system I’ve encountered is the fact that I...

For many, the classic idea of the American Dream is unattainable

Cecilie Lyngberg

May 10, 2016

The American comedian George Carlin once said that the reason it's called the American Dream is because you have to be asleep to believe it. Looking at modern day America, I think he is right. The other day, one of my teachers...

Revolution Club calls for April student strike against mass incarceration

Jordan Vail

March 15, 2016

Halfway through a speaking event hosted by the Stop Mass Incarceration Network and the Revolution Club, main speaker D’andre Teeter proposed something radical to the attending students on Thursday. Teeter, the Bay Area organizer ...

Why I’ll strike: A letter from the CFA chapter president

Sheila Tully / Special to Xpress

March 8, 2016

Twenty-six thousand California State University faculty, including lecturers, counselors, coaches and librarians are poised to strike across all 23 campuses on April 13th if we do not receive a 5 percent salary increase for year...

Ethnic Studies cuts date back to 2008 crisis

Joey Reams

March 2, 2016

As students meet to organize against potential spending cuts at the College of Ethnic Studies, SF State officials are cautioning that the issue is more multi-faceted than it appears. “What’s been happening is the College of...

Students will suffer from Ethnic Studies financial woes

Darcy Fracolli

March 1, 2016

SF State has been in turmoil since it was announced last week that the historic College of Ethnic Studies would face budgetary restrictions in the coming fiscal year. Students and faculty presented President Leslie E. Wong with a l...

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