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ASI teaches students about grade appeal rights

Lauren Torres, Staff Writer

February 9, 2016

Filed under ASI, Campus, News, Today

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...

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...

ASI senate requires president at CSSA meetings

Brandon Flickinger, Staff Writer

February 3, 2016

Filed under ASI, Campus, News, Today

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 ...

Candidates can file for ASI elections

Courtney Heron, Staff Writer

January 27, 2016

Filed under ASI, Campus, News, Today

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...

ASI focuses on updating executive pay policy

Valerie Osier, Assistant News Editor

December 10, 2015

Filed under ASI, News, Today

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 ...

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...

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...

CSULB ASI Ad Hoc Committee Unanimously Vote for Executive Pay on Board Of Control

Lynohila Ward, Staff Writer

November 17, 2015

Filed under ASI, News

The Associated Students Inc. Board of Controls Ad Hoc Committee in their final meeting Monday unanimously voted to forward a proposal on executive pay to the Board of Control. The ad hoc committee was tasked with addressing the issue of executive pay after it was revealed that ASI President Jose Salazar, the university's first undocumented president, was not being paid due to paperwork technicality. “One of our [Ad...