Daily 49er

ASI asked for more students to represent on the CSU Board of Trustee

Mindy Lockhart, Contributing Writer.

February 4, 2015

Filed under ASI, News

A resolution passed by The Associated Students Inc. Wednesday afternoon is asking the California State Legislature to increase the number of student trustees on the California State University Board of Trustees. The CSU Board of Trustees only includes two students, one voting trustee and one non-voting trustee. According to the CSU website, the Board of Trustees is made up of 25 members who are responsible for the over...

CSULB Women’s Research Center receives $200,000 grant toward sexual assault prevention

Mindy Lockhart, Contributing Writer

January 29, 2015

Filed under ASI, News

The California State University, Long Beach Women’s Research Center received a $200,000 grant from the California Emergency Services for a comprehensive sexual assault program. Jeane Caveness, the assistant dean of students announced to the Associated Students, Inc. Senate during Wednesday’s ASI Senate meeting that the grant would be renewable for up to two more years for potentially $600,000. “We are looking at...

ASI Board of Control approves student research fund

Michelangelo Landgrave, Contributing Writer

October 28, 2014

Filed under ASI, News

After several weeks of deliberation, the Associated Students, Inc. Board of Control approved the new student research fund on Tuesday at the board’s weekly meeting. The fund will partially fund long-term research projects conducted by Cal State University Long Beach students under the guidance of faculty. The research fund must be related to one’s academic program and have a duration of at least an academic semester. Term...

CSULB marches against sexual assault

Brandi Johnson, Contributing Writer

October 27, 2014

Filed under ASI, News

More than 100 Cal State University Long Beach participants marched through campus last week, chanting anti-violence verses and waving signs that read, “CSULB supports Consent” and “Short skirts don’t cause rape, rapists do.” The Associated Students, Inc. and the Feminist Organization Reclaiming Consciousness and Equality (F.O.R.C.E) hosted “Speak Out and Take Back the Night” on Wednesday night with the suppor...

ASI resolves to help disabled students

Rachel Keeney, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2014

Filed under ASI, News

The Associated Students, Inc. Senate passed a resolution in their meeting Wednesday that will allow the ASI to rent out electrical wheelchairs for student use. Students facing disabilities, whether temporary or long-term, will be able to rent electric wheelchairs on CSULB campus. “Now that the resolution has been passed, it will be sent to the President of the ASI, the President of the University and Disabled Student...

SURFing into research

Michelangelo Landgrave, Contributing Writer

October 15, 2014

Filed under ASI, News

Associated Students, Inc. Board of Control began discussing a new student fund program that aims to offer funding for students conducting long-term research at the weekly BOC meeting on Tuesday. ASI Executive Director Richard Haller noted that the idea had been conceived about seven or eight years ago as the ‘Student Undergraduate Research Fund’ (SURF), but that the revived idea would likely cover all degree-pursuing...

Board of Control Week 10

Michelangelo Landgrave, Contributing Writer

October 7, 2014

Filed under ASI, News

“No one ever invites us to stuff,” Associated Students, Inc. Treasurer Kalien Clark said. “Yeah, I wish more people did,” responded ASI Vice President Nayiri Baghdassarian. Moments earlier, Sinead Campbell, a communications disorders major and travel fund applicant, had invited the ASI Board of Control to attend her thesis defense in the upcoming spring semester. Sinead Campbell extended her invitation in the hope...

ASI aims to pull discounted Sea World tickets from USU

Rachel Keeney & Ronna White, Contributing Writers

October 1, 2014

Filed under ASI, News

The Associated Students, Inc. Senate is reviewing a resolution to stop the sale of tickets in the University Student Union for the San Diego theme park SeaWorld. ASI Sen. Rick Payan presented the resolution so that Cal State Long Beach could take a stance on this issue in order to make it a more globally discussed issue in hopes of finding a resolution. “As a board, we should take an official stance against the animal...