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IMG_6684: A protestor holds a sign supporting money for public education as City College faculty, students, and community members march around him on March 11, 2016 in San Francisco, Calif. (Audrey Garces/The Guardsman)

City College board passes amendment for undocumented students

Audrey Garces February 15, 2017

The City College of San Francisco Board of Trustees unanimously approved a deal to support free tuition for residents, but some fear the agreement leaves undocumented students behind in a time when...

SF makes city college free for residents

Audrey Garces February 8, 2017

San Francisco will be the first U.S. city to provide free community college to its residents next fall. Mayor Ed Lee’s announcement came after months of uncertainty about the passed ballot measure...

City College’s fight for accreditation continues

Julius Rea February 20, 2015

City College of San Francisco will have a chance to respond to, and potentially reverse, the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges' decision to yank the college's accreditation following...

Demonstrators attempt to take the future of city college into their own hands during commission trial

Jennah Feeley October 28, 2014

The accreditation saga of City College of San Francisco embarked on a new chapter yesterday as the trial against the accrediting commission threatening its existence commenced. Dozens of demonstrators...

Students across the state unite for City College

Students across the state unite for City College

Ida Mojadad October 15, 2013

This weekend, City College of San Francisco will host the CA Student Union Conference, a two-day event, for college students across the state to support the coalition group Save CCSF, in the fight...

SF State President Les Wong on City College and online education

Kale Williams February 8, 2013

[soundcloud url="" params="" width=" 100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] At the outset of his second semester as president of SF State, Leslie E. Wong sat down...

BREAKING: Save CCSF coalition attempts to sway attention toward City College peril

BREAKING: Save CCSF coalition attempts to sway attention toward City College peril

Joe Fitzgerald February 6, 2013

Activism is in the air at SF State, as a group of students gathered in the Ethnic Studies Hall earlier this evening to brainstorm ways to save their sister school, City College of San Francisco. City...

San Francisco mayor race heats up at City College

Lisa Carmack September 28, 2011

Mayoral candidates appeared at City College of San Francisco Sept. 28 to discuss key city issues ranging from curtailing crime, fighting poverty and preventing police corruption to finding funding for...

Day of Action moves forth to City College

Jennifer Terman March 2, 2011

Rain didn’t prevent impassioned protesters from displaying their angst towards higher education cuts today at City College of San Francisco. Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed budget could slash $400 million...

City supervisors seek College Democrats’ endorsement

Chloe Johnson March 4, 2014

Two San Francisco Supervisors seek student endorsement in their campaign to represent San Francisco in the state Assembly. Both District 3 Supervisor David Chiu and District 9 Supervisor David Campos recently...

Thomas Griego attends one of his nursing classes using Zoom from his dorm room at Towers at Centennial Square on February 26, 2021. Griego, an SF State student, works as a desk assistant for the nursing program at the university. (Amalia Diaz / Golden Gate Xpress)

SF State’s College of Extended Learning gives back to essential workers

Eve DeBord, Campus Editor March 10, 2021

Monica Ferrey always had intentions of returning to SF State to complete her degree, but the strains of being a single parent struggling to afford in the Bay Area was a constant stressor that kept pushing...

James Coleman, who is of Taiwanese descent, is a student at Harvard University with a concentration in human developmental and regenerative biology with government and a researcher of neuroscience at Massachusetts General Hospital. (Photo courtesy of Morgan McCarthy)

South San Francisco’s youngest and first openly LGBTQ+ candidate for city council

Paul Kelly, Contributing Staff October 1, 2020

The official city council campaign launch of 21-year-old James Coleman held the welcome surprise of being both soundtracked by John Lennon’s anthem “Power to the People” and being populated and voiced...

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