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California State University

San Jose State University (San Jose State University)

Cal State Universities Plans Enrollment Hike With Extra Funds

California State University plans to spend the projected $125.1 million in extra state funding for the 2013-14 academic year to expand enrollment and online courses, boost employee salaries and pay for increased energy and health benefit costs.

03/18/2013

Sonoma State University

Phil Matier: California College-Prep Course Successes Overstated

The highly-touted plan to have every student in the San Jose Unified School District pass the classes required for UC or California State University admission is apparently not the success a lot of people thought it was.

01/28/2013

San Jose State University (San Jose State University)

Despite Budget Increase, CSU Sees Nearly $250 Million Funding Gap

California State University officials say they need nearly $250 million more in state funding for the next academic year than Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed budget calls for.

01/22/2013

Diana Hicks, Keyboard

Phil Matier: Governor Brown Looks To Bring More Courses Online

The governor is ultimately looking to make the university system a more efficient one, keeping costs down while also getting students out in a timely fashion.

01/16/2013

university of california, berkeley

California’s Colleges See More Money In Brown’s Budget

After years of difficult budget cuts, Gov. Jerry Brown is offering more money to California’s public colleges and universities. In return, he wants them to hold down costs, expand online learning and stop raising tuition, which has increased sharply in recent years.

01/11/2013

(L-R) Colin Kaepernick, Aaron Rodgers (Ezra Shaw/Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

California Hometown Pride On The Line In Kaepernick-Rodgers Playoff Duel

The Central Valley hometowns of the San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers quarterbacks are abuzz about a playoff showdown on Saturday that promises a double dose of local boy makes good.

01/10/2013

San Francisco State University (SFSU)

Assemblyman Says He Has Plan For $10,000 CSU Degrees

Some students might be able to receive a four-year college bachelor’s degree for just $10,000 under a proposal by a member of the California Assembly.

01/03/2013

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Humboldt State University Forms Academic Institute For Marijuana

A public university located in one of California’s prime pot-growing regions has formed an academic institute devoted to marijuana.

11/26/2012

Students walk to class at UC Berkeley (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

CSU, UC Boards Postpone Proposed Tuition Hikes

The governing boards of both California State University and the University of California have heeded pleas from Gov. Jerry Brown to postpone proposed tuition increases.

11/13/2012

Protesters gathered at the UC Berkeley campus on November 8, 2012, seeking a cut in tuition after the passage of Proposition 30. (CBS)

UC Berkeley Students Seek Tuition Cuts After Prop. 30 Passes

Hundreds of students at UC Berkeley walked out of class and marched in the rain Thursday, demanding that their tuition go down following the passage of Proposition 30.

11/08/2012

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