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Tuition increase stirs controversy at Student Fee Advisory Committee meeting

Tuition increase stirs controversy at Student Fee Advisory Committee meeting

Jacquelyn Moreno, Campus Editor June 10, 2020

The Student Fee Advisory Committee (SFAC) facilitated a conversation between students and members of the administration on Tuesday. The meeting was held via Zoom and had over 100 attendees. It commenced...

Protesters march down Diamond Bar Boulevard to show their support for Black Lives Matter on June 4, 2020 in Diamond Bar, Calif. A year after similar protests occurred nationwide, SF State students say that the administrations promises to Black students have yet to be fully met. (Chris Ramirez / Golden Gate Xpress)

Students, faculty push for expanded Black Lives Matter commitment

Matthew Cardoza, Staff Reporter October 26, 2021

In late May of 2020, Dae Philpot, along with other Black Lives Matter protesters, refused to let the San Francisco curfew silence their outrage. They protested by city hall, demanding racial justice...

A police car sits in front of the University Police Department station on Tuesday, June 2, 2020. (Original photograph by Harika Maddala, Illustration by Kyran Berlin / Golden Gate Xpress)

As students rally to abolish campus police, SF State reexamines safety

Kyran Berlin, Online Editor May 4, 2021

Editor's note: A previous version of this story alluded to the Oct. 25, 2005 arrest and jailing of an SF State professor as an example of a lawsuit against the Campus Safety Department for racial profiling....

SF State lowers student fees for fall semester

SF State lowers student fees for fall semester

Chris Ramirez, Editor-in-Chief July 23, 2020

SF State student fees will be cut after a review of mandatory fees for the upcoming fall semester, according to Interim Vice President of Administration and Finance and CFO of Administration and Finance...

Student Fee Error Resurfaces

Juan Carlos Lara, Staff December 11, 2019

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...

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University lacks staff to help students with anxiety, depression

Shaylyn Cortney Martos March 19, 2019

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,...

Student Health Center hosts spooky inspired open house

Student Health Center hosts spooky inspired open house

Jailene Escutia October 21, 2018

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...

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.

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

Amanda Aragona September 15, 2016

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...

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)

Students approve Gator Pass for Fall 2017

Madeline Manson May 2, 2016

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...

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)

Fashion students redesign bookstore duds

Emily Chavous April 19, 2016

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...

Seanan Kenney, Jon Ray Guevarra, and a fellow student raise their fists and hold a banner saying I believe in ethnic studies to show their support for the College of Ethnic Studies in Malcolm X Plaza at SF State, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016. (Mira Laing / Special to Xpress)

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

Jeremy Porr and Jordan Vail February 26, 2016

[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...

Mental health services fall short despite student fee increase

Kelly Soderlund May 19, 2015

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...

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