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Tuition hikes will not be made for California State University system

Jacqueline Ortiz, Fresno State student, becomes emotional over the current situation CSU students are facing due to tuition increases, and disproportionate budget cuts at the State Capitol on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. (Amarah Hernandez/Golden Gate Xpress)

Marisol Cabrera
April 20, 2018
Filed under News

The California State University system will not increase tuition for the 2018-2019 academic year, according to a press release by Chancellor Timothy P. White. This decision is a result of the continuing efforts from all 23 CSU campuses for better funding from the state. However, Chancellor White stated...

California State University names Timothy P. White as new chancellor

Brad Wilson
October 4, 2012
Filed under News

UC Riverside Chancellor Timothy P. White has been named the newest chancellor of the California State University System. Charles B. Reed officially announced his retirement earlier this year in May after 14 years of service. “I am humbled to have been chosen to lead the California State University...

SF State leads California public university system with affordable education, efficient administration

Vikram Singh
December 14, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

California’s state plan for public education promises college students affordable higher education, but a steady decrease in state funding for the past 50 years threatens that promise. In fact, 81 percent of  Californians say that California's public university regents and trustees are not doing...

SF State UPD chief reimagines policing on campus

A police car sits in front of the UPD station on June 2, 2020 (Harika Maddala / Golden Gate Xpress)

Joseph High
July 2, 2020
Filed under Campus, News

The heightened national scrutiny surrounding law enforcement provoked by the murder of George Floyd by the Minneapolis Police Department has included focus on the presence of university policing. Many protest movements have extended their demands for various forms of police reform, defunding and abolition to the ro...

SF State president predicts $38 million budget cut for 2020-21 school year

SF State president predicts $38 million budget cut for 2020-21 school year

David Sjostedt, Editor-in-Chief
July 1, 2020
Filed under Campus

SF State President Lynn Mahoney predicted in an email sent to all faculty members today that there would be a budget reduction close to $38 million for the 2020-21 school year. The email from Mahoney comes in response to a budget revision announced by Gov. Gavin Newsom and the state legislature...

CSU Ethnic Studies requirement passes in state legislature after years of community activism

The ethnic studies and psychology building on SF State's campus, home of the College of Ethnic Studies, which was established in Fall 1969. (Harika Maddala / Golden Gate Xpress)

Noor Baig, Staff reporter
June 25, 2020
Filed under Campus

California State University (CSU) students will be required to take three units of ethnic studies under Assembly Bill 1460 (AB 1460), which the California legislature passed on June 18. The new legislation, which was proposed February 2019, will take effect at the beginning of the 2021-2022 academic schoo...

SF State graduates protest for racial justice on campus

Jace Smith holds up a sign that says, “BLACK LIVES MATTER,” while his mother, Veronica Smith, holds him during a peaceful protest against police brutality and systemic racism in front of SF State at 19th and Holloway on Sunday, June 7, 2020. (Emily Curiel / Golden Gate Xpress)

Jacquelyn Moreno, Campus Editor
June 19, 2020
Filed under Campus

  Students have been holding weekly social-distant protests on SF State campus. Organizers say it is an effort to support the movement to end systemic racism and police brutality. They have been demonstrating since June 7.  Garrick Wilhelm, a graduate student from the communications depar...

Fresno State University NAACP president calls for police anti-bias training

Protesters gather to honor George Floyd and air grievances in downtown Fresno on May 31. (Photo by Andrew R. Leal / Golden Gate Xpress)

Andrew Leal
June 2, 2020
Filed under City, Multimedia, News, Protests, Videos

The Fresno, California State University Chapter of the NAACP led a peaceful protest at Fresno City Hall to honor George Floyd, a victim of police violence, and air grievances to government officials on May 31, 2020. The protest was the first of its kind organized and led by Black people, according...

1,000 SF State faculty sign petition protesting job cuts

A classroom sits unoccupied during the last week of classes at SF
State in San Francisco, California. (Emily Curiel / Golden Gate Xpress)

David Sjostedt, Editor-in-Chief
May 27, 2020
Filed under Campus, Coronavirus

The California Faculty Association (CFA) gathered 1,000 signatures from SF State faculty members who came together to protest job cuts. “What started our petition is that we started getting reports from lecturers that they were being threatened with losing classes or losing their positions,” ...

Dream Resource coordinator leaves SF State

Norma R. Salcedo in her cap and sarape style sash on the lawn across the J. Paul Leonard Library celebrating her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from the Graduate College of Education (GCOE) at San Francisco State University.

Pamela Estrada, Staff reporter
May 20, 2020
Filed under Campus

Student Services Professional, or as she was best known the Dream Resource Center coordinator, Norma Rosa Salcedo, 31, had to convey a genuinely deep farewell in the form of an email during this quarantine period almost a week ago to say goodbye to the Dream Resource Center and all her students at SF...

SF State goes online for Fall 2020

SF State goes online for Fall 2020

Juan Carlos Lara, Staff
May 12, 2020
Filed under Campus, Coronavirus, Latest

All 23 CSU campuses will go online for the Fall 2020 semester, announced California State University Chancellor Timothy White announced Tuesday during a CSU Board of Trustees meeting. Approximately one hour after White’s announcement, SF State President Lynn Mahoney emailed students elaborating...

Full interview with SF State President Mahoney about graduation, refunds and student housing

Full interview with SF State President Mahoney about graduation, refunds and student housing

Juan Carlos Lara, Staff
April 20, 2020
Filed under Campus, Featured, Latest, Multimedia, News, Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvlUJcq0Us4&t=19s Over the last month SF State has seen drastic change, including the cancellation of face-to-face classes for Spring semester along with most on-campus facilities, the postponement of graduation, the push to evacuate students from on-campus housing and...

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