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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...

No paperwork, no pay: Student president goes unpaid without documentation

No paperwork, no pay: Student president goes unpaid without documentation

September 23, 2015

A new proposal by Associated Students, Inc. President Jose Salazar is causing controversy among the ASI executives. The ASI Board of Control will hear the proposal that would change the way ASI executives...

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...