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Holiday Deals Arrive at the SFSU Bookstore

Holiday Deals Arrive at the SFSU Bookstore

Jailene Escutia November 28, 2018

The holiday season has finally arrived and so have the savings on all apparel and supplies online at the SF State bookstore. Get more for your buck before the epic sales event online ends Friday, Nov....

Questions about SFSU Bookstore's future management still unanswered

Angela Raiford April 25, 2012

There has been no shortage of controversy surrounding the impending change of management for the SFSU Bookstore, and even with the open forums finished, the decision may be quite a long time coming. While...

Follett presents potential plan for SFSU Bookstore at open meeting

Barbara Szabo April 5, 2012

Three employees of Follett Higher Education Group presented their case on why the company should take charge of operating the SFSU bookstore in an open meeting yesterday afternoon. Follett, Barnes &...

VIDEO: What do you think about the SFSU Bookstore being bought out by a corporation?

Carolyn Copeland April 4, 2012

If new management takes over the SFSU Bookstore, it could shift from a nonprofit to a corporation for the first time in 58 years. Barnes and Noble and Follett Corporation are currently interested in buying...

Control of SFSU Bookstore could be shifted from a nonprofit to a corporation

Angela Raiford March 7, 2012

Having provided the SF State campus community with textbooks, leisure reads and a number of other school-related supplies since its establishment in 1954, Franciscan Shops, which operates as the SFSU Bookstore,...

SF State bookstore makes shift for profit after 58 years

Brad Wilson August 29, 2012

For the first time in 58 years, the SFSU Bookstore has gone from a nonprofit to being managed by Follett Higher Education Group, a family owned corporation. The University will maintain ownership of the...

Selling bookstore to a corporation perpetuates privatization of public education

Xpress Staff April 4, 2012

Beginning today and continuing through next week, administrators will meet to get input from three bidders who are seeking the privilege of running the SF State Bookstore, as well as public comment. Like...

ODE bookstore in Stonestown closing down, unclear if students will be affected

Barbara Szabo March 6, 2012

Martin Carmody’s mission to keep bookstores from becoming a thing of the past isn’t exactly going according to plan. Three months after Borders' Stonestown Galleria location closed last July, Carmody...

VIDEO, PHOTOS: Occupy SFSU begins encampment

Brittney Barsotti December 1, 2011

At about 3 p.m. today students filled Malcolm X Plaza for a rally against the nine percent tuition hike that was recently passed. Speakers addressed the crowd of about 150 students present when the...

SF State bookstore renting most textbooks in nation

Krissa Stanton September 23, 2011

At the corner of 20th and Winston, an empty space sits dark and abandoned with drooping signs in the window, nooks in the walls where wooden shelves and panels once were, and a reinforced lock keeping...

California to claim nation’s second highest minimum wage

Bradley Focht October 7, 2013

California hasn't seen a wage increase since 2008, but after Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 10 on Sept. 25, the Golden State will claim the nation's second highest minimum wage of $9 an hour, effective...

Textbook program provides options for students

Textbook program provides options for students

Guadalupe González September 5, 2013

Cash-strapped students no longer have to struggle to pay for the textbooks at SF State this semester because Project Connect has the hook-up. The campus group ran by Associated Students, Inc. encourages...

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