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The Student News Site of San Francisco State University

Golden Gate Xpress

The Student News Site of San Francisco State University

Golden Gate Xpress

A man exercises with his dog on the grass in front of the library at SF State on Friday, February 5, 2021. The campus is eerily quiet with a few people walking around the campus during COVID-19. (Cameron Lee / Golden Gate Xpress)

CFA responds to Chancellor’s Office reopening plans

Anaïs-Ophelia Lino February 9, 2021

When the chancellor’s office of California State University released a press statement on Dec. 9, 2020, anticipating the reopening of its 23 campuses for the Fall 2021 semester, the announcement was...

CFA voices strong support for Prop 55

Nik Wojcik October 7, 2016

California Faculty Association members pushed hard in favor of Prop 55 during a student press conference held on Thursday.   CFA President Jennifer Eagan and California Assembly Speaker Anthony...

CFA approves salary increase

Miranda Bolar May 3, 2016

The California Faculty Association announced the tentative approval of a 5 percent salary increase starting June 30, a 2 percent increase on July 1 of this year and a 3.5 percent increase starting July...

UPDATED: CFA and CSU have reached agreement; strike postponed

Joey Reams April 7, 2016

The California Faculty Association Board of Directors and the California State University agreed earlier Friday to terms to postpone the strike which, if approved, would amount to a nearly 11 percent general...

BREAKING: CFA and CSU meet to negotiate in last days before system-wide strike

Joey Reams April 6, 2016

With the proposed California State University system-wide strike a week away, the California Faculty Association and the CSU have agreed to enter a 48-hour media blackout period to allow negotiations to...

Students and faculty participate in the mock trial The People of SF State vs. CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White at Malcolm X Plaza, Wednesday, March 30, 2016. (Pablo Caballero / Xpress)

CFA uses mock trial to explain upcoming strike

Jordan Vail April 1, 2016

A jury of SF State students and faculty unanimously found Chancellor Timothy P. White guilty on all charges of his crimes against the California State University system during a mock trial  Wednesday...

Update: Fact finder sides with CFA weeks before state-wide strike

Joey Reams March 28, 2016

The California Faculty Association announced Monday a third-party fact finder largely sided with the union in their dispute with the California State University over a 5 percent raise. The report was made...

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...

Members of the SF State California Faculty Association discuss their agenda during an executive board meeting held in the HSS building on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015.

CFA threaten to strike while waiting for decision

Joey Reams January 26, 2016

The California Faculty Association is on the verge of a system-wide strike for a 5 percent salary raise for all CSU faculty members. Currently the CFA and the CSU are in the fact-finding process,...

CFA files unfair labor practice complaint against CSU

Moby Howeidy November 20, 2015

The California Faculty association has filed an unfair labor practice charge against the California State University system, according to a CFA press release. Contract negotiations have been at a standstill...

CFA authorizes statewide strikes

Moby Howeidy November 4, 2015

The California Faculty Association authorized a statewide  strike for a 5 percent salary increase, according to the official strike vote results announced Nov. 4. An overwhelming 94.4% of faculty voted...

Students Beth Huang (left),  Christian Arriola (middle), and Devin Lee (right), an SF State women and gender studies graduate, hold up their signs during a voting kick off event held by the California Faculty Association on Holloway and 19th Ave. Monday, Oct. 19, 2015. (Alex Kofman / Xpress)

CFA kicks off strikevote

Moby Howeidy October 19, 2015

The California Faculty Association kicked off the first day of their strike vote Wednesday as part of their Fight For Five campaign to secure a 5 percent raise. Any California State University faculty that...

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