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Mia McIver, an adjunct professor of 20th century literature at UCLA and president of the union representing the UC’s thousands of lecturers, said, “What we’re fighting for is to stop the gig-ification of the university.”<ins> (Shae Hammond/CalMatters)</ins>

UC workforce churn: Why a quarter of lecturers don’t return each year

Low pay, little job stability may lead instructors to strike

  • Oct 7, 2021

 

San Francisco State University closed its campus on Tuesday morning. (Courtesy photo)

SF State police detain one in connection with threat that closed campus

A person connected to an anonymous threat that prompted the closure of…

 

Riya Master, a fourth year student studying integrative biology at University of California, Berkeley, said she chose UC over the University of Virginia in her home state because it was better suited to her major. (Anne Wernikoff/CalMatters)

As UC makes room for more Californians, can it afford to lose out-of-state students?

Legislature’s enrollment plan calls for adding nearly 11,000 state residents

  • Sep 27, 2021

 

At UC Santa Barbara, housing is so tight that lounge areas are being rearranged to serve as rooms for students. (Facebook/UC Santa Barbara)

Thousands of UC students struggle to find housing

‘I’ll be sleeping in a car or maybe a tent’

  • Sep 13, 2021
At UC Santa Barbara, housing is so tight that lounge areas are being rearranged to serve as rooms for students. (Facebook/UC Santa Barbara)
At Berkeley, 27% of undergraduates receive federal Pell Grants, aimed at helping low- and moderate-income students pay for college. <ins>(Shutterstock)</ins>

Why Cal (not Harvard) is America’s top college

Forbes’ #1 ranking underscores that private universities are often engines of wealth inequality

  • Sep 13, 2021
At Berkeley, 27% of undergraduates receive federal Pell Grants, aimed at helping low- and moderate-income students pay for college. <ins>(Shutterstock)</ins>
California lawmakers are considering a plan aimed at making it easier for California community college students to transfer a state four-year campus. (iStock)

Could proposed plan ease transfer woes for California community college students?

Many don’t go to UC, Cal State due to frustrating, complex process

  • Aug 26, 2021
California lawmakers are considering a plan aimed at making it easier for California community college students to transfer a state four-year campus. (iStock)
California officials continue to encourage residents to get vaccinated, particularly since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the Pfizer vaccine. (Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times/Polaris)

More vaccine mandates coming to California colleges following full approval of Pfizer vaccine

Some community schools were waiting for FDA authorization

  • Aug 24, 2021
California officials continue to encourage residents to get vaccinated, particularly since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the Pfizer vaccine. (Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times/Polaris)
City College of San Francisco has seen a decrease of 18 percent in the number of students enrolled in fall 2020 compared to last year. (

SF State, CCSF report sharp drops in fall enrollment

Distance learning, pandemic prompt some students to opt out of classes

City College of San Francisco has seen a decrease of 18 percent in the number of students enrolled in fall 2020 compared to last year. (
San Francisco point guard Frankie Ferrari drives against No. 5 Gonzaga on Jan. 12, 2019. (Chris Victorio / Special to S.F. Examiner)

Frankie Ferrari signs with Spanish club Basquet Manresa

Former University of San Francisco point guard Frankie Ferrari hooks on with Spanish club

San Francisco point guard Frankie Ferrari drives against No. 5 Gonzaga on Jan. 12, 2019. (Chris Victorio / Special to S.F. Examiner)
FILE: University of San Francisco point guard Frankie Ferrari dribbles the ball up the floor against Northern Arizona on Dec. 19. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Frankie Ferrari works out with Charlotte Hornets

University of San Francisco guard Frankie Ferrari works out with NBA’s Charlotte Hornets

FILE: University of San Francisco point guard Frankie Ferrari dribbles the ball up the floor against Northern Arizona on Dec. 19. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
University of San Francisco basketball signee Josh Kunen plays for the Australian national team. (Courtesy / USF Athletics)

USF Dons basketball signs three to Letters of Intent

New head coach Kyle Golden adds Ryan Rapp, Isaiah Hawthorne and Josh Kunen

University of San Francisco basketball signee Josh Kunen plays for the Australian national team. (Courtesy / USF Athletics)
University of San Francisco pitcher Riley Ornido delivers a pitch in the first inning against Portland on March 15, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

USF Dons baseball drops series opener to Pacific

Dons ace Riley Ornido has a rare off outing against a resurgent Pacific Tigers squad

University of San Francisco pitcher Riley Ornido delivers a pitch in the first inning against Portland on March 15, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco State University (Yesica Prado/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco ranks highest in new study on best US metro cities for college students

A new study conducted by the American Institute for Economic Research (AIER)…

San Francisco State University (Yesica Prado/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Controversy arose at SFSU last week after a conservative group plastered posters around campus accusing students and a professor of supporting terrorism. (Courtesy GUPS)

‘Extremist group’ targets pro-Palestine students, professor at SFSU

Tensions stemming from the Israeli-Palestinian conflict reappeared at San Francisco State University…

Controversy arose at SFSU last week after a conservative group plastered posters around campus accusing students and a professor of supporting terrorism. (Courtesy GUPS)

SFSU student found dead near Stonestown mall

San Francisco State University is offering counseling services to students following the…

S.F. Examiner file photo

Potential for largest-ever CSU strike advances

California State University faculty are legally allowed to strike next month if…

S.F. Examiner file photo
Christian McCaffrey celebrates with teammates after Stanford’s convincing victory over USC in Los Angeles. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)

Humble McCaffrey eyes humongous honor

Christian McCaffrey celebrated with his teammates when he heard the news he…

Christian McCaffrey celebrates with teammates after Stanford’s convincing victory over USC in Los Angeles. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)
Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey could be a Heisman contender. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Playoffs, Heisman? Stanford has shot

What’s fascinating here, so very funny, is that Stanford usually does the…

Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey could be a Heisman contender. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey (5) will look to keep his name in the Heisman conversation when the Cardinal take on the Colorado Buffaloes on Saturday afternoon in Boulder, Colo. (Young Kwak/AP)

Stanford’s McCaffrey looks to romp in Colorado

Not all that long ago, Christian McCaffrey and his mom were nearly…

Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey (5) will look to keep his name in the Heisman conversation when the Cardinal take on the Colorado Buffaloes on Saturday afternoon in Boulder, Colo. (Young Kwak/AP)
Stanford defensive end Aziz Shittu, left, takes down Northwestern running back Justin Jackson during an NCAA college football against Northwestern in Evanston, Ill. (Matt Marton/AP)

Stanford offense keeps D rested

Defensive end Aziz Shittu plays more than his coaches would like and…

Stanford defensive end Aziz Shittu, left, takes down Northwestern running back Justin Jackson during an NCAA college football against Northwestern in Evanston, Ill. (Matt Marton/AP)