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Arab and Muslim Ethnicities Diaspora studies Rabab Abdulhadi hands out a list of demands to community members at the Academic Senate meeting on Feb. 19 2019 (James Chan/Xpress)

Groups demand Academic Senate removes political holiday from list of religious observances

Carly Wipf February 21, 2019

Allies of Palestine presented a list of demands at the Academic Senate meeting Tuesday to echo points made at last week’s protest about the administration’s inclusion of Israeli Independence Day on...

Academic Senate to vote on finals week requirements

Julie Parker February 12, 2019

The Academic Senate proposed a new draft to the university’s Academic Calendar Policy in their Feb. 5 meeting that would ameliorate some of the concerns of California Faculty Association representatives...

Faculty union contests Academic Senates finals schedule policy

Faculty union contests Academic Senate’s finals schedule policy

Julie Parker February 5, 2019

The California Faculty Association, a union that represents instructors at SF State, is fighting an Academic Senate policy that went into effect this fall on the grounds that it changes working conditions...

Academic senate seeks active role in college merger

Megan Taros September 6, 2011

The Academic Senate met Tuesday to discuss the current state of the University Planning Advisory Council's merger. The senate is looking to take an active role during the transition period in hopes of...

CSU says potential presidents shouldn't visit new campuses, academic senate disagrees

Megan Taros September 6, 2011

In the midst of the search for a replacement for SF State President Robert A. Corrigan, the presidential selection process could be changing, and the SF State Academic Senate isn't too happy about it. The...

Academic Senate meets to discuss faculty input on UPAC

Megan Taros February 22, 2011

The Academic Senate met today to discuss the referendum regarding the University Planning Advisory Council’s recommendation to reduce the number of colleges from eight to a six-plus-one structure, during...

Student loan interest rates may double next academic year

Cristina Ramos May 16, 2012

Between rising tuition, severe budget cuts and a possible interest rate increase on college loans, students are growing frustrated with the cost of higher education. Not long ago, national student debt...

A view of the Quad, where people rest, take naps, socialize and sometimes teach their classes (left-center). (Sabita Shrestha / Golden Gate Xpress)

Union representing CSU faculty, CSU unable to negotiate contract

Chris Ramirez, Editor-in-Chief September 30, 2021

This article will continue to be updated with responses from both the CSU and CFA. Hours before current faculty contracts expire at midnight, the California Faculty Association announced in an email...

California State University Chancellor Joseph I. Castro visits SF State’s Downtown Campus for a scheduled press conference through Zoom on Sept. 29, 2021. Castro had originally planned to have the meeting on-campus in the J. Paul Leonard library but moved locations due to the campus shutdown after threats were made. (Samantha Laurey / Golden Gate Xpress)

Chancellor Castro visit dominated by campus threat, talks of pay

Chris Ramirez, Editor-in-Chief September 29, 2021

California State University Chancellor Joseph I. Castro’s scheduled visit to SF State was largely anticipated by unions representing various members of the campus community to focus on contracts and...

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, City 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....

A man and his dog race by a female skateboarder behind Cesar Chavez Student Center on Friday February 5, 2021.  (Cameron Lee / Golden Gate Xpress)

Meet the candidates: Associated Students executive candidate Q&As

Matthew Faludi, A&E Editor April 27, 2021

Editor's note: A previous version of this story listed candidate Jennifer Valencia as affiliated with the Students for Equity and Accountability slate. Since being interviewed, she has decided to run as...

After a student made allegations that their classmates were cheating through virtual learning, attention has turned towards Cal State LA and how it will address and enforce academic integrity in the future. (Lucky Whitburn-Thomas / Golden Gate Xpress)

Cal State LA was caught in a large-scale cheating scandal, but it’s not alone

Lea Loeb, Staff Reporter March 30, 2021

Cal State LA started trending on Twitter in mid-February after allegations of cheating were brought forth by a student in a discussion board on Canvas, an online learning management system. The student...

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