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Norman Yee named District 7 supervisor after close race

Ellie Loarca December 5, 2012

Counting ballots took longer than usual in the race for District 7 supervisor, but Norman Yee, president of the San Francisco Board of Education, snagged the open seat left by Supervisor Sean Elsbernd. Yee...

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...

Prop. 32 reduces political power of unions

Vikram Singh October 31, 2012

As the role of money in politics continues to increase, one proposition facing California voters aims to limit contributions from certain groups. Yet opponents say that special exemptions in the law leave...

Prop. 30 to give students helping hand with tuition woes

Ellie Loarca October 30, 2012

The life of a student isn't what it used to be. With overcrowded classrooms, limited financial aid and increased tuition costs, higher education in California is barely staying afloat. It's because of...

District 7 supervisor candidates debate Prop. A, Parkmerced redevelopment, pedestrian safety

Ellie Loarca September 28, 2012

In a room scattered with candidate supporters and a handful of students, the five candidates for District 7 Supervisor gathered at SF State to discuss a series of student and community concerns. “Things...

SF State community pushes for on-campus polling location

Kevin Skahan September 25, 2012

For freshman Jasmine Ponce de Leon, this presidential election is a big deal. Not only will it be her first time voting, but her father's as well. Ponce de Leon, who lives on campus, originally planned...

CSU Chancellor Charles B. Reed retires amid budget crisis

Alex Emslie August 29, 2012

Charles B. Reed led the CSU system through an era of cuts to the university’s state funding. In the past four years alone, Sacramento legislators have slashed more than $1 billion from the university...

San Francisco mayoral candidates come to SF State Thursday

San Francisco mayoral candidates come to SF State Thursday

Brittney Barsotti October 15, 2011

While political candidates may often be hard to reach, students and community members will be able to interact with mayoral candidates at SF State Thursday with a little help from Associated Students...

Republicans: a look at political minority at SF State

Republicans: a look at political minority at SF State

Katherine Yau October 6, 2011

In a campus that is home to students of different religions, races, ages, ethnicities and classes, there is one group whose absence is palpable. If Republicans do in fact exist at SF State, some students...

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