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Former San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom hold his daughter Montana while waving at Giants fans during the 2012 San Francisco Giants World Series parade Wednesday, Oct. 31 2012. (Katie Lewellyn / Xpress)

Former mayor readies for commencement address

Michael Duran May 22, 2015

At eight years old, former San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom convinced his younger sister, Hilary Newsom, to help tear up the backyard and create a six-hole miniature golf course. As Hilary Newsom made...

Former Mayor of San Francisco to deliver commencement address

Michael Duran April 8, 2015

The former mayor of San Francisco, Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom, will speak at SF State’s 114th commencement ceremony next month, according to a University announcement released Tuesday, April 7. “Throughout...

SF State plans to extend to more than 60,000 square feet of open space at Hunters Point Shipyard as part of a redevelopment project. Photo taken Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Eric Gorman / Xpress.

Hunters Point development project possible site for campus extension

Lulu Orozco September 16, 2014

President Leslie E. Wong announced last week that SF State plans to be the first university to stake claim to more than 60,000 square feet of open space at a new development project in the Hunters Point...

SF State community pushes for on-campus polling location

Kevin Skahan September 25, 2012

For freshman Jasmine Ponce de Leon, this presidential election is a big deal. Not only will it be her first time voting, but her father's as well. Ponce de Leon, who lives on campus, originally planned...

SF State strives to dispel commuter campus label

Brad Wilson September 19, 2012

When classes end for the day, students are often overwhelmed by an urge to leave campus right away and get home. The sense of urgency these students feel is part of what has led to SF State’s designation...

UPAC college merger savings falling short of projected $1 million

Katherine Yau March 28, 2012

If last year's complex college merger has saved the SF State $1 million, it is unclear where that money came from, or where it ended up. To date, the University has not explicitly listed the administrative...

SF State website offers students a place to share stories and struggles with the CSU system

Brittney Barsotti February 28, 2012

Lines upon lines of to-dos are listed under each day of the week in Katie Sidman’s planner. Everyday she wakes up at 6 a.m. and takes public transit to SF State where she attends a full load of classes,...

SF State merger condenses eight colleges into six

Gil Riego Jr. August 23, 2011

The ongoing budget crisis has now officially changed the academic landscape of SF State, as the University merges eight colleges into six in an effort to cut costs and hopefully save $2 million annually. Students...

Nancy Hayes to succeed outgoing Morishita

Chase S. Kmec May 10, 2011

After professor and Vice President of Administration and Finance Dr. Leroy Morishita announced his departure from SF State April 19, the search for his successor has ended — if not temporarily. Nancy...

Six-college structure to take effect this summer

Megan Taros April 26, 2011

After nearly a year and a half of controversial closed-door meetings and tense open-door forums, President Robert A. Corrigan announced Friday that the University will implement a six-college structure...

Future of UPAC uncertain

Brenda Reyes April 26, 2011

Now that President Robert A. Corrigan has announced that the University is moving forward with its merger to a six-college structure, many questions surrounding the restructuring are being answered. There...

Deans prepare for changing roles in college merger

asalazar April 26, 2011

If SF State was a nightclub and President Robert A. Corrigan was a disc jockey, right now he’d be leaning into the microphone and telling everyone to do the shuffle. In the center of the dance floor,...

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