Tag Archives: tuition

Fight to ‘fully fund’ CSUs heads to Sacramento in April

Next month, California State University (CSU) students and faculty will gather at the state capital to unite in favor of funding higher education. The efforts are in the name of “a fully funded CSU,”  said CSU spokeswomen Elizabeth Chapin Hetherington. ...

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CFA thanks Democratic party opposition to tuition hike

The California Faculty Association applauded the California Democratic Party over the weekend for opposing a possible tuition hike by the California State University system. The California Democratic Convention was held in San Diego from Feb. 23-25. CFA President Jennifer Eagan ...

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A tale of two grad students and the GOP tax plan

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Derek knew from the time he was 10 years old what he wanted to do when he grew up. On the first of a three-game soccer tournament, Derek ...

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New bill announced to freeze tuition hikes

California Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva announced the Student Protection Act last week, which – if passed – will freeze tuition and fee hikes for California State Universities and California Community Colleges through the 2019-20 academic year. Quirk-Silva introduced the bill, AB ...

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Lobby efforts planned to oppose tuition hike

A sea of pamphlets reading “Reclaim CSU” were held by students during an informational meeting on Feb. 1 to discuss lobbying on the possible tuition increase in the next academic year. “Given that most CSU (California State University) students already ...

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Tuition hike proposal stirs mixed feelings

If a pending proposal is approved, an increase in tuition for California State University (CSU) and University of California (UC) institutions may take effect in 2017. Laurie Weidner, assistant vice chancellor of public affairs for the CSU chancellor’s office, said ...

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Safety is everyone’s responsibility

This semester, there have been reports of scams on campus, a shooting just off campus and an incident in which a student cut his hand while grabbing for a knife he was being threatened with in the Palazzo Apartments at ...

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Construct me lower tuition

If you haven’t noticed, Fresno State is in the midst of a massive construction project slated to last another year at least. While I’m sure the construction is much needed, why is my tuition the same when I have to ...

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Fresno State receives high marks for affordability

A recent TIME Magazine study has ranked Fresno State No. 26 in the nation based on affordability, graduation rates and Pell Grants, the federal financial aid for low-income families. TIME gathered data from 2,500 colleges and universities throughout the country ...

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Students weigh costs and benefits of summer sessions

By Roger Muñoz   For Fresno State students, enrolling in summer school has its benefits, but is the cost driving some students away? Not according to Scott Moore, dean for the Division of Continuing and Global Education, who said it’s ...

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CSU Chancellor White fields questions from student media

During a teleconference with CSU student media, Chancellor Timothy P. White addressed multiple issues concerning campuses across the system.

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Club Presidents to debate Proposition 30 on Thursday

On October 18 at 1 p.m., a debate will be held at the Speaker’s Platform about the effects of Proposition 30 on college students. Rogue Morales, the news editor of The Collegian, will moderate the debate between the presidents of ...

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Where does your money go?

Paying for College is getting more and more expensive for students.  With tuition and fee increases, the cost of textbooks and other class materials, campuses have to find ways to keep college affordable while still providing a quality education.

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CSU budget woes continue

As more and more of the costs of higher education are shifted to students, and news of continued budget cuts plague public higher education institutions, many students have started to ask how we got into this mess in the first place.  Many of the budgetary decisions that impact higher education in California were made more than a decade ago and still impact our institutions’ funding today.

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UCR students propose new tuition payment plan

Looking to come up with a viable alternative to tuition hikes and spiraling student debt, a group of students at UC Riverside has come up with a plan that’s getting the attention of students and administrators across the state.

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Dispelling budget myths

From Facebook pages to meetings, students and faculty are sharing their opinion on parts of the budget proposal.

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Letters to the Editor, 11-28-11

Letters to the Editor include the topics of smoking on campus and the continuing increases in student tuition.

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Letters to the Editor, 11-21-11

Letters to the Editor for Nov. 11, 2011 including topics such as rude classmates, tuition increase, and campus safety.

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