The governing boards of both the California State University and University of California systems on Tuesday heeded pleas from Gov. Jerry Brown to postpone proposed tuition increases.
After requests from the governor and students, the CSU board of trustees withdrew a set of proposed tuition hikes slated to be discussed and decided on at meetings Tuesday and today, said board Chairman Robert Linscheid. Read More
The San Francisco State University health education professor is the author of a study that encourages new meditators to find the method of meditation they are most comfortable with in order to get fulfilling results.
Why did you decide to conduct this study? Read More
Amid an ongoing budget crisis, a proposal to increase the salaries of three California State University campus presidents, including San Francisco’s, by 10 percent more than what their predecessors were paid is being questioned.
The 23-campus CSU system stands to lose $250 million in funding if Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax measures are not approved by voters in November. The public universities already cut $750 million from their budgets last year. Read More
The Lowell girls’ soccer team had rolled to a perfect league record and wanted another way to validate what it had accomplished.
University was that test, and the Cardinals did not disappoint.
Alejandra Sanchez and Zoe Charter-Kuo scored two goals apiece as Lowell rolled to the 4-0 nonleague win over University on Monday night. Read More
Five San Francisco basketball teams saw their seasons end in the first round of the Northern California bracket of the California Interscholastic Federation state playoffs, but six squads remain in the second round on Saturday. Read More
Guidance counselor Brianna Palmer wants all her students to go to college. And once they’re there, she wants them to graduate.
“Getting students to college is half the battle,” said Palmer, who works at San Francisco’s Thurgood Marshall High School. “It’s also getting students through college.” Read More
Eighty minutes was not enough for both the Stuart Hall and University High Schools boys’ soccer teams to find the back of the net, as the two battled to a 0-0 tie Thursday.
It was the first league match of the season for both teams.
Stuart Hall senior forward Tim Connolly said he thought his team played well. Read More
WHAT: At Pakistan’s prestigious 30,000-student Punjab University, posters of the burning World Trade Center towers advertise a contest for essays and poems glorifying U.S.-slain al-Qaida terrorist chief Osama bin Laden.
WHO: Contest organizers are keeping their identities hidden. But many suspect the sponsor is Islami Jamiat Talaba, a powerful Islamist student group that increasingly enforces its conservative views on the rest of the campus. Read More
It’s just one point.Every basketball fan knows this simple fact and it may seem to be basic math, but that’s the only difference between a layup and a shot from beyond the 3-point arc.But when you’re trading baskets with University High School, those points can add up. Read More
With Lincoln, St. Ignatius, Sacred Heart Cathedral and University all advancing to the CIF state tournament, it was clear that some of the best girls’ volleyball was played in San Francisco this season.
With the success of the teams, comes a stable of talented individuals certainly worth honoring with the SanFranPreps.com and San Francisco Examiner All-City team. Read More