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SF State struggles to match demand for popular majors

Brian Rinker March 13, 2013

Super seniors aren’t the cool kids on campus, they’re just students who got stuck here, couldn’t get the classes they needed and didn’t graduate on time. An impacted major isn’t a constipated...

Impacted majors may nearly double at SF State

Brad Wilson February 19, 2013

The path through SF State, from application to graduation, might be getting a little bumpier next year. University administration announced Feb. 19 that it will be proposing the impaction of nine additional...

LGBT studies major to be available at CCSF

Brenda Reyes April 12, 2011

While budget cuts threaten the existence of many programs at California colleges and universities, one San Francisco institution is looking to add one. Faculty at City College of San Francisco is working...

Sybil S. Yang, an SF State hospitality and tourism management assistant professor, presents her findings during the SF State Faculty Data Fellows Group presentation on student academic progress in the J. Paul Leonard Library Wednesday Dec. 2, 2015. (Photo by Joel Angel Juárez / Xpress)

Faculty sheds light on necessary changes to improve graduation rate

Brian Grabianowski December 3, 2015

Critical improvements to SF State students’ academic progress may be in store as a group of faculty members under the Division of Undergraduate Education and Academic Planning presented their findings...

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...

Bernardo Balbuena Simonard, political science major was one of about 300 students who had their admissions to SF State rescinded. He poses for a portrait at his home in Park Merced, Sunday, Aug. 30. (James Chan / Xpress)

Students dropped from classes days before school began

Linda Karlsson September 2, 2015

When it comes to college admissions, students know that the bigger the envelope the better. But even after receiving a thick envelope containing a letter of acceptance, Bernardo Balbuena Simonard, a transfer...

Freshman and their parents fill the walk ways to the dorms on move in day Thursday Aug. 20 at SF State. (Emma Chiang / Xpress)

SF State welcomes the largest incoming freshmen class in history

Avery Peterson August 26, 2015

[slideshow_deploy id='66951'] Long lines of students wrapped around Mary Ward Hall during Move-In Day Aug. 20 as SF State's largest incoming freshman class in the school's 116-year history readied...

African American enrollment suffers from continuous structural inequality

Julius Rea March 30, 2015

Enrollment of African-American students in the California State University system has decreased by 2.4 percent compared to a decade ago, according to CSU statistical reports. Disparities facing African-American...

Students walk next to the statue that sits between the Administration and Business buildings at the northeast end of the SF State campus Wednesday March 9. (Martin Bustamante / Xpress)

Summer session to expand curriculum and financial aid

Avery Peterson March 10, 2015

Increased class offerings and financial aid options will transform summer session 2015 into a more complete semester, similar to spring and fall, as detailed in the upcoming March 17 schedule. Starting...

State-level graduation rates turns focus on student outcomes

Avery Peterson March 5, 2015

Graduation rates across the country are higher than previously reported according to a new state-level report released Feb. 24. The Signature Report 8 State Supplement, a state-by-state national study...

Gator Scheduler to help make registration process easier

Jennah Feeley December 3, 2014

The University debuted a new tool that will allow students to personalize schedules based on graduation needs and availability in time for priority registration beginning Dec. 5. Students can insert...

SF State brings in new Assistant Dean of Students Brian Stuart

SF State brings in new Assistant Dean of Students Brian Stuart

Julia Middlemiss February 5, 2014

SF State recently welcomed a new Assistant Dean of Students, who seeks to bring a fresh perspective this spring semester by engaging with students on a personal level. Within his new position in...

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