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Hazmat suit and an air purifying respirator are seen through the window of the J. Paul Leonard Library. (Dyanna Calvario/ Golden Gate Xpress / San Francisco, CA., Aug. 25, 2020)

California State University remains virtual in spring

Olivia Wynkoop, Managing Editor September 10, 2020

The California State University will remain virtual for the 2020-21 academic year, according to  Chancellor Tim White’s announcement on Thursday.  White said that despite the fact that the Fall...

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)

Tuition hikes will not be made for California State University system

Marisol Cabrera April 20, 2018

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...

California State University names Timothy P. White as new chancellor

Brad Wilson October 4, 2012

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...

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

Vikram Singh December 14, 2012

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...

(Upper Left to Bottom Right) Tachelle Herron-Lane, Shanice Robinson, Denise Robinson,Tiffany Knuckles, Kevin Williams, Bryon Thomas, Neveah Vaughan, De’Onnie Dixon, Mar’Niyah Vaughan hold up fists and photos of slain Black Americans like Oscar Grant and Trayvon Martin, Soul of SF State stands against racism and anti-Blackness at SF State on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021.

Soul of SF State returns with virtual event observing Black History Month

Omar Morales, Copy Editor February 15, 2021

The Soul of SF State committee held a virtual community event that featured remarks from prominent local leaders on Saturday, as a follow up to a Black Lives Matter forum held last fall.   According...

SF State is one of the CSUs able to host as a COVID-19 vaccine distribution site for ages 65 years and older. San Francisco Department of Public Health, in conjunction with Safeway Pharmacy, spearheaded the rollout by providing vaccine doses and medical personnel. Seniors, students and faculty lined up at 8 a.m. at Mashouf Wellness center. (Photo by Sebastian Mino-Bucheli / Golden Gate Xpress)

SF State hosts first rounds of COVID-19 vaccinations

Nick Mazzoni, Staff Reporter February 5, 2021

On Wednesday at 8 a.m., the sun was fighting to break through SF State’s typically overcast sky. A single-file, socially-distanced line of about 20 people started at the front door of the Mashouf Wellness...

Photo of the newly built Liberal and Creative Arts Building at SF State on Monday, February 1, 2021. This will be the first academic building to be built on campus in 25 years. (Cameron Lee / Golden Gate Xpress)

New eco-friendly buildings on SF State campus

Ari Arciaga, Staff Reporter February 4, 2021

SF State is looking forward to giving students new opportunities and experiences with the freshly built and eco-friendly George and Judy Marcus Hall College Liberal and Creative Arts building and a new...

Jessica Garzaro receives a nasal swab COVID-19 test as a mandatory requirement for students living on campus on Friday at the University Park North testing site. (Jun Ueda / Golden Gate Xpress)

SF State mandates COVID-19 testing for campus residents, yields three positives

Nick Mazzoni, Staff Reporter February 3, 2021

As a part of a new COVID-19 safety program, SF State has mandated incoming students who are living on campus to be tested and quarantined before returning for the Spring semester. Returning residential...

The Mashouf Wellness Center, fenced off on the SF State campus on Sept. 30, 2020. (Ricardo Olivares / Golden Gate Xpress)

SF State becomes COVID-19 vaccination site

Jess Magill, Campus Editor January 29, 2021

Starting Wednesday, Feb. 3, SF State will be providing a space for COVID-19 vaccinations, according to an update posted Friday afternoon by Student Health Services. The vaccination program is being...

SF health officer appointed to lead California Health Department

David Horowitz December 9, 2020

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday appointed San Francisco Health Officer Tomás Aragón as director of California’s Department of Public Health, putting the city’s top health official in charge of the state...

California to make smartphones residents’ latest tool for tracking COVID-19

David Horowitz December 9, 2020

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Empty faculty offices at SF State on Wednesday Nov. 4, 2020. (Emily Curiel / Golden Gate Xpress)

The fight to save lecturers at SF State

Shelley Wang, Staff Reporter December 9, 2020

In early May, a petition gathered over 1,000 signatures to protest the elimination of class sections taught by lecture faculty. Since then, the California Faculty Association (CFA) still does not have...

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