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ASI and USU see $100,000 August investment loss

Valerie Osier, Staff Writer

September 20, 2015

Filed under ASI, News, Today

Associated Students, Inc. and the University Student Union investment portfolios lost over $100,000 combined in August, their largest losses since the 2008 recession, according to ASI officials. ASI Executive Director Richard Haller shared in his Executive Director’s Report at the Sept. 8 Senate meeting that ASI’s investment portfolio had a net loss of $43,035 and USU’s investment portfolio had a net loss of $65,415 in ...

Resident assistant voted in as ASI public defender

Valerie Osier, Staff Writer

September 13, 2015

Filed under ASI, News, Today

Being the resident assistant for the Los Alamitos dorm will no longer be junior political science major Yasmeen Gardner’s only job on campus. Associated Students, Inc. executives voted Wednesday to make Gardner the new public defender for students. According to ASI bylaws, a public defender is responsible for defending any CSULB student against disciplinary action brought by ASI, as well as calling to attention any...

Motorized scooters available for injured CSULB students starting next week

Valerie Osier, Staff Writer

September 10, 2015

Filed under ASI, News, Today

Associated Students Inc. Vice President Miriam Hernandez voted in a new public defender for the organization, breaking a tie at the weekly Senate meeting on Wednesday. A run-off vote between ASI executives came to a tie, leaving Hernandez, to vote in Yasmeen Gardner as the new ASI Public Defender. ASI also discussed new resolutions and received updates on the Executive Director’s Report. One of the resolutions will...

ASI Sustain U encouraging students to compost

Riva Lu, Staff Writer

September 10, 2015

Filed under ASI, News, Today

An educational campaign at California State University, Long Beach is encouraging more students to learn about the benefits of composting. CSULB sustainability committee Sustain U started “Compost Happens” in an effort to educate the university’s students about what things can and can’t be composted. “Composting is necessary and important because we need to preserve our planet and try to recycle whatever and...

CSULB radio station KBeach holds weekend-long live broadcast fundraiser

CSULB radio station KBeach holds weekend-long live broadcast fundraiser

June 27, 2015

Broadcasting live for over three days, California State University, Long Beach radio station KBeach 88.1 raised nearly $9,000 this weekend. KBeach held its first official fundraiser this weekend, showcasing...

ASI adds more SPOTs: Re-evaluating teacher evaluations

Mindy Lockhart, contributing writer

May 7, 2015

Filed under ASI, Campus, News, Today

One teacher evaluation during a semester at California State University, Long Beach is not enough, according to Associated Students, Inc. senate.   The ASI senate passed a resolution Wednesday to introduce new online professor and instructor evaluations that will be conducted throughout a semester.   The online Student Evaluations of Teaching will allow students to provide feedback for their professors...

ASI resolution protects transgender students

Mindy Lockhart, Contributing Writer

April 30, 2015

Filed under ASI, Campus, News, Today

Students will now be able to register under a preferred name. The Associated Students Inc. Senate passed a resolution Wednesday to allow students to use a preferred name in California State University, Long Beach class roster sheets, Beach Board and student ID cards. The original intent of the resolution was to shield transgender students from being “outed” when professors or lecturers call their legal names during...

ASI senate urges for new teacher evaluations

Mindy Lockhart, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2015

Filed under ASI, News

The Associated Students, Inc. Senate passed a resolution on Wednesday for a first reading that would encourage evaluations of professors to be conducted throughout the entire semester. The resolution states that in order to address conflicts with students during the semester, the professor would have the option of using a third party program to be evaluated throughout the whole semester. “The purpose of a formative...