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BOC Ad Hoc Committee unanimously recommends reclassifying Executive Pay as a scholarship

Lynohila Ward, Staff Writer

November 3, 2015

Filed under ASI, Campus, Long Beach, News

Associated Student Inc. President Jose Salazar’s push for scholarship-based compensation made headway in an ad hoc Board of Control meeting Monday. “We’re satisfied that we're moving forward on the issue of compensation,” senator Carlos Vegara said at the meeting’s conclusion. “The past two meetings we’ve been pretty stuck now were confident to move forward on classifying executive pay as a scholarship.” The...

Mixed reactions about proposed tuition increase

Sophia Lepore, Staff Writer

October 28, 2015

Filed under ASI, Campus, News, Today

A proposed increase in tuition has yielded mixed reactions from Cal State Long Beach students.   “I’m very anti-tuition increase,” said fifth year international studies major Marian Abboud. “It’s the state’s responsibility to find state funding, they always keep talking about raising tuition being a solution, but they need to find funding from other places to put into education.”   In its...

TEDx at CSULB funding is approved at first reading

Mimi Nguyen and Valerie Osier

October 28, 2015

Filed under ASI, News, Today

TEDx is a little closer to happening at California State University, Long Beach after the Associated Students, Inc. Board of Control moved the request for $40,000 to the second reading. The BOC has amended the request to a lower price that will be determined and approved for a second reading. Graduate student Matthew Choi represented TedxCSULB, a campus organization charged with organizing the TEDx event on campus, a...

CSULB has a lot of unspent money

Brian E. Juarez, Contributing Writer

October 15, 2015

Filed under ASI, Campus, News, Today

  President Jane Close Conoley announced that the university is making departments and colleges throughout the university aware of unspent scholarship money at the Academic Senate meeting on Thursday.   “Apparently, there are $8 million available that have not been spent,” English Professor Norbert Schürer said in an email sent to College of Liberal Arts faculty.   The university is build...

Sexual assault training to prevent registration

Valerie Osier, Assistant News Editor

October 15, 2015

Filed under ASI, News, Today

Incoming students who have not completed the “Not Anymore” online sexual assault training will have a hold put on their record that will prevent class registration next semester, Dean of Students Jeff Klaus said. More than 50 percent of incoming students from this year have not completed the training despite three email reminders, Klaus said in the Associated Students, Inc. senate meeting Wednesday. Klaus told the sen...

Students bring concerns to ASI Senate over potential forced Friday classes.

Valerie Osier, Assistant News Editor

October 8, 2015

Filed under ASI, News, Today

The discussion of potentially-required Friday classes in the Academic Senate brought student concerns to the Associated Students, Inc Senate meeting on Wednesday. Music major Kyle Winterboer addressed the senate during public comments and said that the music department would be negatively affected if the policy requiring Monday and Wednesday classes to also be held on Fridays were to be enforced. Winterboer said that...

ASI discusses parking prices, friday classes and problems with counseling services

Valerie Osier, Staff Writer

October 1, 2015

Filed under ASI, News, Today

Associated Student Inc. Sen. Marvin Flores reported Wednesday to the Senate that the Parking and Transportation Advisory Committee may be raising the price of parking permits because of the high demand on campus. Flores said that he and ASI Vice President Miriam Hernandez are working with the committee to see if there is something additional students can get, should the prices go up. The committee has not yet confirmed ...

Board of Control creates committee to address pay issues

Valerie Osier, Staff Writer

September 30, 2015

Filed under ASI, News, Today

The Associated Students, Inc. Board of Control decided Tuesday to form an ad hoc committee to further discuss the executive pay proposal that has caused controversy amongst ASI executives. An ad hoc is a committee formed for a specific task. The ad hoc would be overseen by ASI Treasurer Wendy Lewis, with the objective of determining what changes to the executive pay policy would be most beneficial to students. “I think...