Daily 49er

Treasurer Candidate: Elizabeth Espinoza

March 19, 2014

Filed under ASI, News

Name: Elizabeth Espinoza Position: Treasurer Year: Freshman Major: Civil engineering major GPA: 3.0 Ticket: None Q: If elected, what do you hope to achieve as treasurer? A: As treasurer, my responsibility is to revise the budget and make sure we don’t go over our budget. I just want to make sure our money gets allocated where it should be going and hopefully help students out with applying for scholarships. My job...

Treasurer Candidate: Dominique Noble

March 19, 2014

Filed under ASI, News

Name: Dominique Noble Position: Treasurer Year: Junior Major: Political science major GPA: 2.9 Ticket: Independent Q: If elected, what do you hope to achieve as treasurer? A: I hope to work with the [University Student Union] Board of Trustees to work out contracts with the city to make sure the students have the best chance to get to campus and stay on campus. I know that’s a mission of ASI to keep them engag...

ASI candidates mingle with students at Meet and Greet

ASI candidates mingle with students at Meet and Greet

March 19, 2014

Associated Students Inc. candidates campaigned for the second day of their Meet and Greet open forum near the Friendship Walk, offering free voter guides, pens and pizza. ASI presidential, vice presidential,...

Daily 49er to host ASI executive debates Thursday

Daily 49er to host ASI executive debates Thursday

March 18, 2014

The Daily 49er will host its fourth annual Associated Students Inc. executive debates Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in the Karl Anatol Center. The debate is will provide candidates a neutral forum where they ca...

ASI to divest from fossil fuels

Justine dela Rosa, Staff Writer

March 17, 2014

Filed under ASI, News

In an effort to make Cal State Long Beach more environmentally friendly, the Associated Students Inc. Senate is encouraging the campus community to look into greener energy alternatives. To do this, the ASI Senate passed a resolution to support CSULB’s divestment from fossil fuels at a meeting on March 5. The resolution makes CSULB the second Cal State University to divest from fossil fuels, as San Francisco State...

ASI student election campaigns kick off this week

ASI student election campaigns kick off this week

March 11, 2014

The Associated Students Inc. campaign season has returned to campus with plenty of signs in tow. Candidates running in the 2014 ASI elections are allowed to begin campaigning as of Monday, said Kim...

Students pass $16 ASI fee increase referendum

Justine dela Rosa, Andrew Spencer, Staff Writers

February 28, 2014

Filed under ASI, News

Cal State Long Beach students will pay an additional $16 per semester in Associated Students Inc. fees beginning in fall. In the past two days, more than 5,000 students voted on whether to raise the ASI fee from $44 per semester to $60. More than 56 percent of the votes were in favor of the fee increase. ASI Chief of Staff Joseph Phillips said he is excited that the fee passed. “When we were talking to students...

ASI general elections officer plans to bring more night events to campus

ASI general elections officer plans to bring more night events to campus

February 24, 2014

If new Associated Students, Inc. official Jessica Dirks has her way, Cal State Long Beach night students could have access to more campus events and activities. Dirks, a junior sociology major who takes...