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ASI senate continues work in support of a preferred-name policy

Mindy Lockhart, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2015

Filed under ASI, News

After a second reading, the Associated Students Inc. Senate approved a bylaw amendment on Wednesday to become more inclusive in cabinet titles. The amendment introduced last week proposes that the titles of the Secretary of Women’s Affairs and Secretary for LGBTIQ Affairs to become Secretary of Women’s and Gender Equity Affairs and Secretary for LGBTIQ+ Affairs. “We are opening up the gender spectrum,” Chief...

Finding a seat at the table

Finding a seat at the table

April 9, 2015

Eight — nights in jail, one for every time they caught him at the border. Six — students sitting at “the table for outcasts” back when he couldn’t speak much English. Three — younger si...

ASI senate introduces preferred name option for transgender students

Mindy Lockhart, contributing writer

April 9, 2015

Filed under ASI, News

The Associated Students, Inc. senate introduced a resolution to allow transgender students to use a preferred first name in California State University, Long Beach records. According to the resolution, the Office of Equity and Diversity is developing a model that ensures transgender students preferred name appear on class rosters, Beach Board and student ID cards to eliminate the fear of being “outed.” “We wanted...

ASI Senate to recognize the Armenian Genocide

Mindy Lockhart, Contributing Writer

March 19, 2015

Filed under ASI, News

Associated Students Inc. read a resolution on Wednesday to recognize the Armenian Genocide and commemorate its 100th anniversary. The resolution called for California State University, Long Beach to memorialize April 24, 2015 as a day dedicated to remembering the Armenian Genocide. ASI Vice President Nayiri Baghdassarian wrote the resolution herself since she is of Armenian descent. “This is something really impo...

Motorized Scooters to help students with temporary disabilities

Motorized Scooters to help students with temporary disabilities

March 17, 2015

Students who have temporary mobility issues at California State University, Long Beach will be able to rent a motorized scooter, starting fall 2015. “These scooters will help assist students [access]...

CSULB ASI passes resolution to visit 50 clubs in 50 days

Mindy Lockhart, contributing writer

March 15, 2015

Filed under ASI, News

The 50/50 initiative passed by ASI Senate will not amend the bylaws since it is limited to 50 clubs in 50 days.

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Fee committee recommends upholding student vote

March 6, 2015

University President Jane Close Conoley will make the final decision on the University Student Union fee adjustment once she receives the official copy of the Student Fee Advisory Committee’s recommendation. The...