ASI creates position to represent international students

Brandon Flickinger, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016

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There will be a new student government position available for representing and advising international students. Associated Students Inc. passed a resolution Wednesday that will move to create a secretary position for international student affairs. The position may only last for one year, as a decision to re-organize student government is pending. If the decision goes through, ASI will be reorganized on July 1, 2017. Senator... Read more »

ASI teaches students about grade appeal rights

Lauren Torres, Staff Writer

February 9, 2016

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As part of the “Know Your Rights” program this semester, the ASI judiciary put together a presentation about the grade appeals process. The short, concise workshop took place in USU on Tuesday. This is the first time since 2012 that the grade appeal workshop has been offered. The workshop, led by associate justices of the judiciary Yael Jimenez and Eduardo Vargas, covered what the criteria for a grade appeal is and... Read more »

Students get free condoms in University Student Union bathrooms

Students get free condoms in University Student Union bathrooms

February 9, 2016

The Center for Latino Community Heath installed free condom dispensers in several restrooms throughout campus Monday. The dispensers are located in five restrooms on campus: The male and female restrooms... Read more »

ASI senate requires president at CSSA meetings

Brandon Flickinger, Staff Writer

February 3, 2016

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Associated Students Inc. Senate approved a resolution Wednesday that will require President Jose Salazar to attend California State Student Association meetings. The resolution was authored by Marvin Flores and Logan Vournas, both senators-at-large. The CSSA, a large student organization encompassing 23 colleges, charges $2 from every CSU student in the form of a Student Involvement Representation Fund fee, unless the ... Read more »

Candidates can file for ASI elections

Courtney Heron, Staff Writer

January 27, 2016

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Filing is now open to be a part of Cal State Long Beach’s student government, Associated Students, Inc. Students have until 4 p.m. on Feb. 17 to apply. They can do so by submitting an application on BeachSync and then emailing ASI. ASI controls the money that students pay in their semesterly Associated Students fees.  Besides establishing the overall policy for the student government, ASI also awards grants to st... Read more »

ASI focuses on updating executive pay policy

Valerie Osier, Assistant News Editor

December 10, 2015

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Earlier this semester, it was revealed that the president of the Associated Students, Inc., Jose Salazar, was unable to legally get paid for his job as president because he is undocumented, causing uproar from campus cultural organizations, students and faculty. Salazar was unable to get paid because he had not yet completed his Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals paperwork, or DACA, that would have allowed him to ... Read more »

ASI Senate has last meeting of semester

ASI Senate has last meeting of semester

December 3, 2015

The Associated Students, Inc. Senate discussed the Resolution to Support Fair Wage for Faculty in the CSU System and passed it in its second reading after adding some revisions and notes to it Wednesday. The... Read more »

Board of Control supports students in research by funding projects

Board of Control supports students in research by funding projects

November 18, 2015

The Board of Control meeting approved grants to help fund graduate student research during Tuesday’s meeting. Justin Jacobs, undergraduate researcher in Dr. James Archie’s lab at California State University, L... Read more »