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Manzanita Square is a residential apartment building built in 2020 for second year students and up. A student vandalized campus posters in the residence with antisemitic, racist, satanic, homophobic and transphobic hate speech. (Lisa Moreno / Golden Gate Xpress)

Campus residents find posters vandalized with hate speech in residence hall

Matthew Cardoza, Copy Editor August 29, 2022

Campus residents in the Manzanita Square dormitories discovered SF State posters vandalized with antisemitic, misogynistic, satanic, homophobic, transphobic and anti-Asian hate speech over the weekend.  Campus...

Jessica Garzaro receives a nasal swab COVID-19 test as a mandatory requirement for students living on campus on Friday at the University Park North testing site. (Jun Ueda / Golden Gate Xpress)

SF State mandates COVID-19 testing for campus residents, yields three positives

Nick Mazzoni February 3, 2021

As a part of a new COVID-19 safety program, SF State has mandated incoming students who are living on campus to be tested and quarantined before returning for the Spring semester. Returning residential...

Freshman Tyler Nguyen prepares to leave campus after the announcement from Residential Life (Siobhan Eagen / Golden Gate Xpress)

Residential Life asks campus residents to leave by Friday

and Juan Carlos Lara March 13, 2020

SF State’s Residential Life "strongly urged" campus residents to leave their housing by the end of the week in an email on Tuesday. One day after SF State President Lynn Mahoney announced the suspension...

Forced meal plan draws ire, makes campus residents sick

Forced meal plan draws ire, makes campus residents sick

Xpress Editors March 19, 2019

In 2015 the University sold a monopoly on campus residents’ eating habits and nutrition to Sodexo, a multinational food services and facilities management company with a long history of healthcode violations...

Now-former AS President Joshua Ochoa, SF State President Lynn Mahoney and current AS President Karina Zamora (left to right) stand in front of Marcus Hall on Oct. 5, 2021. (Photo courtesy of Alejandro Zamora Ruiz)

SF State’s presidents address campus concerns

Oscar Palma, Staff Reporter September 23, 2022

SF State President Lynn Mahoney and Associated Students President Karina Zamora took a hands-on approach to address student concerns at their first President to President event of the semester. Zamora...

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...

A graphic of the administration building covered in money. The 2022–23 fiscal year will see a range of wage increases for CSU presidents and faculty members. (Rene Ramirez / Golden Gate Xpress)

Faculty salary adjustments fall short of CSU presidents

Jenna Mandarano, Staff Reporter August 29, 2022

The California State University Board of Trustees approved a salary increase for presidents and faculty for the 2022-23 fiscal year and was made effective on July 1. San Francisco State’s President Lynn...

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 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 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....

California to make smartphones residents’ latest tool for tracking COVID-19

David Horowitz December 9, 2020

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The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict on Campus

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict on Campus

Paisley Trent December 1, 2020

Introduction Jewish Student Experiences Palestinian Student Experiences The AMED Studies Program Student Life Coordinators Dialogue Responses to Lawsuits and Timeline The Israeli-Palestinian...

Castro was born and raised in Hanford, south of Fresno, and will be the first California native to serve as Chancellor of the CSU. (Photo courtesy of California State University)

CSU announces new chancellor to lead 23 campuses

Yeily Mendez, Engagement Editor September 23, 2020

The California State University announced on Wednesday that current Fresno State University President Joseph I. Castro would become the first Mexican-American person to serve as chancellor of the CSU. Castro,...

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