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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)
Students and professors say the one-course requirement is a step in the right direction but “not enough”
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,...

Student Success Initiative doubles number of spots in Metro College Success Program

Photo by Webbi1987 via Wikimedia Commons.
March 5, 2019

The Metro College Success Program is expanding the science academy from two cohorts to four due to an increase of interest in the field, according to Metro Student Services Director Rama Kased. Metro...

VITA offers free low-income tax services

VITA offers free low-income tax services
February 26, 2019

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program and an army of student volunteers are offering students and community members on-campus tax services free of charge. The program is funded by the non-profits...

College of Extended Learning offers inexpensive opportunity to attend classes on campus

College of Extended Learning offers inexpensive opportunity to attend classes on campus
October 4, 2018

SF State’s College of Extended Learning offers an alternative way for older students to take classes. Through the ElderCollege program, anyone over 50 can enroll in classes for $55 per semester. Students...

Program builds academic bridge to SF State

HEAD START: Gunner Troy receives help from his teacher, Arnetta Smith, on an exam in his first year experience class during Summer Bridge at SF State Wednesday July 22, 2015. (Emma Chiang / Xpress)
August 26, 2015

While some students spend their summers relaxing, others get an early start hitting the books, learning to navigate around campus and utilizing college resources offered to students during the Summer...

Disability institute enlightens students on disability community

November 8, 2012

SF State recently opened its doors to a new disability institute with hopes of educating students, staff and faculty about disability history and encouraging empowerment on campus. Located in the Humanities...

Sixty Plus organization at SF State connects seniors to campus community

May 16, 2012

It is no secret that with age comes knowledge. But instead of those pearls of wisdom being cast away, the Sixty Plus organization at SF State aids senior citizens in becoming a part of the campus...

SF State wins award for community service efforts

May 4, 2012

SF State has been selected by the Corporation for National and Community Service as an honor roll with distinction recipient for its various community-based initiatives. In March, the CNCS released the...

SF State admin delivers first round of ‘fluid’ BLM agenda timetable

Among the priorities slated for implementation in the coming months are: the improvement of hiring practices, bolstering support for Black student clubs, anti-racist student programming, and the development of more scholarship resources. (Emily Curiel / Golden Gate Xpress)
July’s Black Student Forum pivotal in establishing accountability for stewards of race-based campus initiatives intended to boost Black student success.
October 20, 2020

SF State’s Black community is set to receive a bevy of new programming that is designed to create educational and economic equity on campus, according to a working document authored by the administration...

Fresh Thoughts Episode 1: Welcome to Zoom University, Gators!

Fresh Thoughts hosted by Olivia Wynkoop
September 16, 2020

The class of 2024 is unlike any other group of first-year students SF State has seen. After enduring their final moments of highschool in Zoom meetings, these students are now entering a new chapter...

SF State President Mahoney addresses questions on staff and administrator layoffs (Full Interview)

September 11, 2020

How are you feeling about the layoffs and the process that led up to them? How were people chosen? President Lynn Mahoney: So this is without a doubt, the hardest thing I have ever done in just about...

Bay Area libraries tackle racial equity

The Sunset Branch of the San Francisco public library.
July 29, 2020

Public libraries are providing public resources and services as social unrest, petitions and donation funds amplify the fight against systemic racism and police brutality toward Black individuals. Committing...

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