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Student Fee Error Resurfaces

Juan Carlos Lara, Campus News Editor
December 11, 2019
Filed under Campus, News

Since 2015, graduate students in the Lam Family College of Business have paid a Graduate Studies Professional Program fee, currently $270 per-unit. The fee mostly funds specific graduate courses and provides need-based financial aid. But two years later, the college hit a snag. Beginning in the spri...

University lacks staff to help students with anxiety, depression

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Shaylyn Cortney Martos
March 19, 2019
Filed under Latest, News

Duriel Meisner woke up with nothing to do on July 4, 2018. They showered, changed, and gathered their things to go hang themself on Mount Tamalpais. For weeks, Meisner, a third-year art studio major, said they struggled with intense suicidal ideation, flipping between feeling fine and deciding to...

Student Health Center hosts spooky inspired open house

Student Health Center hosts spooky inspired open house

Jailene Escutia
October 21, 2018
Filed under Latest, News

Across from Burk Hall, a stairway leading downhill reaches the home of the Student Health Center, where students are able to find basic care needs and educate themselves on health awareness and preventive care; however, many SF State students never learn about the helpful opportunities at the Student He...

SF State Sophomore appointed to California’s racial and identity profiling advisory board

Timothy Walker, the only student on the Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory Board, poses for a portrait in the quad at SF State on Tuesday, September 6, 2016.

Amanda Aragona
September 15, 2016
Filed under Life

Timothy Walker, a 19-year-old SF State political science major, is the youngest member and only college student to be appointed to California’s newly established Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory Board. Walker and the rest of the board will study collect data to help identify where racial and...

Students approve Gator Pass for Fall 2017

USF student Aya Bensing shows her Muni transit pass from USF at a USF campus bus stop on Mon. May 2, 2016. (Gabriela Rodriguez / Xpress)

Madeline Manson
May 2, 2016
Filed under News

SF state students voted nearly 3-to-1 in favor of the Gator Pass after the student elections April 11-15. Students will have unlimited access to the Muni buses and light rails of San Francisco as well as receive at least a 25 percent discount on BART rides to and from the Daly City station. It...

Fashion students redesign bookstore duds

Apparel design student Becky Tu, 27, pins a sleeve on the upcycled bomber jacket she made with materials repurposed from the Bookstore, Monday, April 11, 2016. SF State basketball player Jon McMurry (left) will model the garment at the upcoming spring fashion show on April 28. (Emily Chavous / Xpress)

Emily Chavous
April 19, 2016
Filed under Life

A jumble of mannequins and measuring tape provides the backdrop for apparel design student Becky Tu as she pins the sleeve on an upcycled ’90s-inspired bomber jacket. Its waterproof shell is made with a deconstructed umbrella. Tu, 27, has been pinning and patterning, pulling 12-hour workdays with...

Students and faculty meet with President Wong as potential cuts loom for Ethnic Studies

Seanan Kenney, Jon Ray Guevarra, and a fellow student raise their fists and hold a banner saying

Jeremy Porr and Jordan Vail
February 26, 2016
Filed under News

[slideshow_deploy id='70842'] Students clad in black and red hurried around the halls of the Ethnic Studies and Psychology Building early Thursday morning with flyers still warm from the printer, as they rushed to post them across campus and spread word to the student body about a meeting with Presi...

Mental health services fall short despite student fee increase

Kelly Soderlund
May 19, 2015
Filed under News

SF State currently has no psychiatrist on staff to write prescriptions for students despite yearly increases to the student health fee to increase mental health staff and services. SF State students lobbied the administration in 2012 to raise the mandatory student health fee to increase mental health services ...

SF State president Leslie E. Wong advocates for stronger focus on student athletics

Heather Ito
September 19, 2012
Filed under Sports

Former University President Robert A. Corrigan was rarely seen at any Gator practices. He barely attended any games. This president will. Among many other things on his agenda, SF State's new president, Leslie E. Wong is dedicated to renewing the University's focus on the sports program. “...

Proposed fee increase for student health center set to move onto President Corrigan, Chancellor Reed

Angela Raiford
May 2, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

Students are two signatures closer to receiving extra benefits from the health center. A student petition circulated April 5 to April 23 to gain support for a proposed Student Health Center fee hike of $25, which will increase gradually through Fall 2016. After review by the Student Fee Advisory April...

SF State Student Health Center fee increase proposed to benefit students and staff

Angela Raiford
April 14, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

Looks like students will have to find a bit more than pocket change in their couch cushions to cover their medical needs on campus next semester. The Student Fee Advisory voted unanimously April 4th to accept a proposal for a $25 fee increase for each student, to increase gradually through Fall 2016 in a...

SF State to increase student fees to pay for new recreation center

SF State to increase student fees to pay for new recreation center

Sean Duffy
February 24, 2012
Filed under News, Sports

Student fee increases are nothing new, but this semester a newly-approved fee requires students to pay for a campus recreation center that will not be completed for several years after most students have moved on from the University. The $35 per semester fee was approved for fall of this academic year,...

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