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Budget proposal from new governor prevents tuition increases

Budget proposal from new governor prevents tuition increases

Reanna Simmons

February 11, 2019

California State University Chancellor Timothy White announced there will not be a tuition increase after seeing Gov. Gavin Newsom’s 2019-20 budget proposal during the State of the CSU address January 22. While tuition increases are off the table, other parts of the budget proposal are promising, s...

BREAKING: CSU will not raise tuition for 2018-2019 year

BREAKING: CSU will not raise tuition for 2018-2019 year

Barbara Harvey, Editor-in-Chief

April 20, 2018

After months of uncertainty, The California State University announced Friday that it will not raise tuition for the 2018-2019 academic year. “Chancellor Timothy P. White has determined that it is in California’s best interest for the state to provide sufficient funding for the university’s mos...

CSU conference at Sac State highlights housing, food insecurity

CSU conference at Sac State highlights housing, food insecurity

Kelly Kiernan and Vincent Moleski

February 9, 2018

Sacramento State hosted the California State University Basic Needs Initiative Conference on Wednesday and Thursday, bringing faculty, administration and students together from all over the system to discuss the impact of housing and food insecurity on students. Rashida Crutchfield, a principal...

President Nelsen at tuition forum: ‘You pay for what you get’

President Nelsen at tuition forum: ‘You pay for what you get’

Dayla Cook, News editor

February 8, 2018

Questions about Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen’s salary and pay raise dominated the conversation at the Associated Students, Inc. tuition forum on Thursday. After The State Hornet reported Tuesday that California State University executives are receiving a 2.5 percent raise in spite...

ASI President calls for student activism in response to potential tuition hike

ASI President calls for student activism in response to potential tuition hike

Dayla Cook, News editor

February 7, 2018

As students face a potential tuition increase, Associated Students, Inc. will hold an open forum in the University Union’s Hinde Auditorium on Feb. 8 at 12 p.m. Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen and Ed Mills, the vice president of student affairs, will join ASI President Mia Kagianas in ...

Governor’s budget proposal may lead to $228 tuition increase for CSU students

Governor’s budget proposal may lead to $228 tuition increase for CSU students

Thomas Frey, News editor

January 10, 2018

Updated on Jan. 19 at 12:53 p.m. A $170.9 million funding gap between California Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed 2018-2019 budget and the California State University Board of Trustees’ budget may lead to more prospective students being turned away, not enough staff and a $228 increase in tuition per...

CSU board votes to raise tuition amid student protests

CSU board votes to raise tuition amid student protests

John Ferrannini

March 22, 2017

The first tuition increase in six years was approved by the California State University Board of Trustees after a vote in Long Beach on Wednesday amid student protests inside and outside the meeting. The vote raises tuition for in-state undergraduates by $270 beginning next academic year, a 5 percen...

Spring addresses warn of changing frontier due to finances, politics

Spring addresses warn of changing frontier due to finances, politics

Kameron Schmid

January 20, 2017

Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen and Associated Students, Inc. President Patrick Dorsey spoke about the current political climate, efforts to improve the university and the forthcoming battle against budget cuts during the annual Spring Address. A packed University Union Ballroom listened...

CSU considers tuition hike

CSU considers tuition hike

Kameron Schmid

December 1, 2016

The California State University Board of Trustees is weighing the option of raising tuition costs for students, but won’t yet make its decision, pushing the vote to March 2017 as students protested the proposal. The proposed tuition increase for 2017-2018 is $270, almost five percent of the cur...