21 May 2019

Soon-to-be alumni ponder graduate school options

With commencement coming next week, graduating SF State students are getting ready to take the next step in their lives. For many that will mean beginning their professional careers and

21 May 2019

Is a bachelor’s degree enough or only the first step?

ILLUSTRATION BY SAHAR SWALEH/Golden Gate Xpress   Before many have even had a chance to put on their cap and gown, they can see their next degree on the horizon.

22 Mar 2019

Oakland teacher strike inspires other Bay Area school districts to follow

Keith Brown, President of Oakland Education Association speaks at the Teachers Strike rally in Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019 in Oakland, Calif. (AMANDA PETERSON/ SPECIAL TO GOLDEN

05 Mar 2019

Tentative contract ends seven-day teacher strike

OAKLAND — Teachers returned to their classrooms Monday after seven days of strikes resulted in the approval of a tentative contract between the school district and the Oakland Education Association.

07 Nov 2018

Strikers’ hopes and dreams remain unfulfilled

In the 50 years since the historic SF State student strike resulted in the country’s first college curriculum dedicated to ethnic studies, the university’s education has become the most progressive

31 Oct 2018

Tuition costs on the table in Superintendent of Public Education election

The two candidates for California’s top public education office promise to make college affordable and accessible for all, but their powerful supporters raised questions about who they would represent after

06 Dec 2017

What my education failed to teach me

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

10 May 2016

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

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,

15 Mar 2016

Revolution Club calls for April student strike against mass incarceration

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,

08 Mar 2016

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

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

02 Mar 2016

Ethnic Studies cuts date back to 2008 crisis

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

01 Mar 2016

Students will suffer from Ethnic Studies financial woes

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

01 Mar 2016

Taking time off rekindles scholastic motivation

Sometimes school gets the best of you. Sometimes the work load is too much, or the frat parties are too fun, or you’d rather sleep through your morning class and

20 May 2015

Graduation holds more meaning for latino parents

With graduation right around the corner, it is important to keep in mind the people who loaned us a shoulder to cry on, who sent us reminders to keep going

06 Feb 2014

Technological gluttony deprives students’ learning worldwide

[media-credit name=”Drawn by Jordan Cermimara” align=”alignnone” width=”625″][/media-credit] Last week the U.N. education agency released a report stating that 250 million school-age children across the globe can’t read, write or do