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Chancellor Reed places hold on grant awards for graduate students

Kelly Goff April 13, 2012

As continuing students eagerly began checking their student aid award offers this week, graduate students at SF State were stunned to find that any mention of a State University Grant, a much-needed supplement...

Prop. 30 to benefit students with tuition rollback, rebate

Charlotte Boudesteijn November 14, 2012

As a student who uses federal and state loans to pay for his education, Aaron Fisher tracked the passage of Proposition 30 throughout election night. “Prop. 30 was a ‘pass or doomsday’ proposition...

SF State seniors share struggles in meeting requirements before graduation

Brian Balisi May 9, 2012

Your dream of wearing that elusive SF State purple cap and gown can quickly turn into a nightmare if you’re not careful about completing all the requirements for graduation. Seniors and super seniors...

Rising student loan interest rates, lack of financial aid pose obstacles for education

Tamerra Griffin May 2, 2012

From the current debate between the White House and the House of Representatives regarding student loan interest rates to a current California proposal that would make college more affordable for those...

The passing of SESTA-FOSTA and a global pandemic has made advertising sex work and vetting dangerous clients next to impossible. (Illustration by Kyran Berlin/Golden Gate Xpress)

SESTA-FOSTA and COVID-19 changed the Digital Sex Work Landscape

Albert Gregory and Kyran Berlin September 8, 2021

Kristen DiAngelo was posting her services on a sex work advertising site known as SFRedbook.com one day in 2014. Rather than the links to forums, reviews and ads she was typically met with all she saw...

A mural of the late writer, academic and human rights activist Edward Said is featured above the entrance of the SF State bookstore. The mural was completed in 2007, after almost three years of objections and an eventual redesign, joining multiple murals on campus that display students’ backgrounds and leaders like Malcolm X and Cesar Chavez. (Paisley Trent / Golden Gate Xpress)

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict on Campus: Palestinian Student Experiences

Paisley Trent December 1, 2020

Hundreds of people walked past or under the mural portraying Edward Said while heading to class or entering the bookstore. A second-year Palestinian student recalled looking at the Edward Said Mural...

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict on Campus

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict on Campus

Paisley Trent December 1, 2020

Introduction Jewish Student Experiences Palestinian Student Experiences The AMED Studies Program Student Life Coordinators Dialogue Responses to Lawsuits and Timeline The Israeli-Palestinian...

San Francisco files joint lawsuit over Donald Trumps newest anti-immigration policy

San Francisco files joint lawsuit over Donald Trump’s newest anti-immigration policy

David Mamaril Horowitz August 28, 2019

Santa Clara County and the city of San Francisco sued the Department of Homeland Security on Aug. 13 over a federal rule broadening what public benefits can be considered grounds for denying an immigrant...

New database helps students prepare for college debt

Rae Ferrer and Brian Grabianowski September 22, 2015

[media-credit name="(James Chan / Xpress)" align="alignright" width="459"][/media-credit] Andrew Vai, a senior sociology major graduating this spring, said money is always on his mind. After accumulating...

New CA budget would increase GPA requirements for financial aid

Krissa Stanton February 13, 2012

Significant changes will be coming to financial aid and student loans next year including tougher GPA requirements and limited funding. The new 2012-2013 budget proposal by Gov. Jerry Brown aims to increase...

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