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CSU searches for a new chancellor

MJ Johnson November 19, 2019

A special committee of California State University trustees and an advisory committee held an open forum at Cal State East Bay Nov. 13 to hear the CSU community’s suggestions for the selection of its...

CSU to work on new ethnic studies requirement

Noor Baig, Staff reporter October 7, 2019

Fifty years after the student strikes, the push for ethnic studies traveled from SF State’s campus to the steps of California’s legislative capitol.  A bill proposing a three-unit ethnic studies...

University debates controversial fees that could begin 2016

Chloe Johnson October 22, 2014

SF State students could face a student success fee on top of their tuition starting in 2016 if faculty, administration and the student body can all agree--and the governor is willing to approve it. The...

Christian club loses support and funding from CSU system

Chloe Johnson September 27, 2014

The California State University (CSU) system derecognized a campus Christian club and its statewide chapters at the start of the semester on the grounds of religious discrimination, denying them access...

CSU introduces new online course enrollment

Chris Sanchez November 5, 2013

California State University students can enroll in online courses at universities across the state under a new program this fall that looks to increase access to high demand classes and keep students on...

Taser program standardization stretches statewide for CSU police

Erica Linker September 25, 2013

While campus police officers across California use pepper spray, guns, handcuffs and batons; SF State's University Police Department officials propose another tool be added to their utility belt — the...

Online courses expand as demand, funding increase

Lindsay Oda February 7, 2013

In Fall 2011, SF State's cinema department faced a grave problem: bottlenecking. About 100 "super seniors" and 175 juniors were enrolled in sophomore-level classes, and the department was serving 200 more...

CSU Board of Trustees delays proposed fee votes

CSU Board of Trustees delays proposed fee votes

Ellie Loarca November 14, 2012

The California State University Board of Trustees has shelved the controversial fee vote which was set to take place Nov. 14 in the wake of the passage of Proposition 30. California State University...

State's budget crunch means enrollment freeze for new Cal State University students

Jessica Schimm September 9, 2012

This spring, only a fraction of the usual number of new students will appear on California State University campuses. All 23 campuses in the system plan to limit admissions for in-state undergraduate...

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...

New bill could increase student and faculty presence on Board of Trustees

Alvaro Alfaro March 3, 2012

A new bill introduced by Senator Leland Yee, the California Faculty Association and California State University students could restructure the California State University Board of Trustees by increasing...

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