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

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

Noor Baig, Staff reporter June 25, 2020

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,...

SF State goes online for Fall 2020

SF State goes online for Fall 2020

Juan Carlos Lara, Staff May 12, 2020

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...

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit last week against Arab and Muslim Ethnicities Diaspora professor Dr. Rabab Abdulhadi. (Aaron Levy-Wolins/Golden Gate Xpress)

Judge dismisses lawsuit alleging anti-Semitism against SF State and professor

Lorenzo Morotti November 7, 2018

A drawn out court battle alleging that an SF State professor was encouraging anti-Semitism came to a final close on Thursday, Oct. 29. A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit accusing Arab and Muslim Ethnicities...

Lateefah Simon, CSU Board of Trustees member and program director for the Rosenberg Foundation, leads a protest aimed at singling out Governor Jerry Brown at the State Capitol on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. (Amarah Hernandez/Golden Gate Xpress)

#FundTheDream rally at the State Capitol

Xpress Staff April 4, 2018

Story by: Jacqueline Pinedo and Marisol Cabrera The California Faculty Association (CFA), along with student and faculty members from all 23 California State Universities, held a rally on Wednesday...

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks about providing tuition-free schooling during the Free City Celebration at City College of San Francisco, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. (Sarahbeth Maney/Golden Gate Xpress)

Bernie Sanders announces plan for a tuition-free SF State

Sadie Gribbon September 27, 2017

***additional reporting by Aria Brock*** Bernie Sanders is working to make California State Universities tuition-free, just like San Francisco City College, the first in the state to do so. Finding...

Students sue university

Students sue university

Brian Neumann August 30, 2017

[media-credit id=477 align="alignnone" width="800"][/media-credit] ***Clarification: A previous version of this article wrote that the University filed a motion with the U.S. District Court for the Northern...

Students spell out “NO HIKES” with their bodies in the Malcom X Plaza in opposition of the tuition price hikes at SF State on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 in San Francisco Calif.. (Mason Rockfellow/Xpress)

SF State students wary of approved CSU tuition hike

Gracie Ngo March 29, 2017

Many SF State students are worried about the future and affordability of their education after the California State University system Board of Trustees approved a 5 percent tuition hike, despite systemwide...

Tuition hike approved by CSU Board of Trustees

Anna Gonzalez March 22, 2017

Amid protests Wednesday, the California State University system’s governing board voted 11-8 to raise tuition at its 23 campuses – the first raise in six years. Tuition will increase by $270 per...

Fired employee sues SF State for $1 million after alleged hack

Fired employee sues SF State for $1 million after alleged hack

Kelsey Lannin August 30, 2016

A former SF State information security officer claimed in a lawsuit that she was fired in a University attempt to sweep “under the rug” a 2014 hack involving a significant student records breach including...

SF State discussing multi-million-dollar facility with Giants Community Fund

Tyler Lehman March 15, 2016

SF State and the Giants Community Fund are in preliminary talks to construct a $3.5 million multi-functional facility for the Junior Giants by Maloney Field, for which the California State University...

Students march on the side walk of 19th Avenue for supporting faculty members who participated in the protest organized by CFA at SF State Tuesday, Nov.17, 2015. (Qing Huang / Xpress)

SF State faculty picket in solidarity with colleagues

Moby Howeidy November 17, 2015

Dressed in bright red shirts reading, "I don't want to strike but I will," SF State faculty, students, and staff rallied in support for higher wages during the California Faculty Association's Fight for...

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...

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