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Student Fee Advisory Committee raises Health Service Fee

Student Fee Advisory Committee raises Health Service Fee

February 8, 2017

Vice President of Student Affairs Carmen Taylor released a statement Wednesday that said the student health fee will be increasing from $45 to $75 a semester, taking effect fall 2017. After maintaining...

Students, you down with O.P.P.?

James Chow, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017

Filed under ASI, Campus, News

Associated Students, Inc.’s new Senate Resolution 2017-17 tries to put pressure on the California State University Board of Trustees to “freeze initiatives and the tuition increase for three to five years.” ASI Senator-at-large Daniel Gomez introduced the resolution, dubbed Opposing Payment Peaks, on Wednesday. “A portion of the resolution is for the ASI board of directors to urge the CSU BOT to stop the gradua...

Associated Students, Inc. tries to clear SIRF confusion

James Chow, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017

Filed under ASI, News

Associated Students, Inc. Vice President Logan Vournas reported Wednesday the confusion around the Student Involvement and Representation Fee, labeled as a $2 student advocacy fee on MyCSULB. On ASI’s website, SIRF is listed as voluntary, but students have trouble opting out. Vournas reported that SIRF is system-wide among the California State Universities, which means individual campuses can’t opt out of it.   Vournas s...

Associated Students, Inc. seeks sanctuary campus status

Elizabeth Campos and Valerie Osier, Staff Writers

January 22, 2017

Filed under ASI, Campus, News

Associated Students, Inc. is hoping to help undocumented students feel safer on campus by passing a resolution in support of Cal State Long Beach’s potential to become a sanctuary campus, said Secretary for AB540 & Undocumented Students Kenia Duarte – who is undocumented herself. The term “sanctuary campus” can vary in definition, but it essentially means that a university will put policies in place to prot...

Finals week activities

Roberto Herrera, Assistant Social Media Editor

December 11, 2016

Filed under ASI, Campus, Events, News

Cal State Long Beach’s Associated Students, Inc. will be holding Breeze Through Finals starting today across campus. The free, weeklong event was created by ASI to help students relieve stress from final exams with games and activities. Some of the activities include life-sized checkers, caricature artists and a DIY slime station, according to the ASI CSULB website. Additionally, massage therapists will be avai...

Associated Students Inc. Senate wraps up fall semester

Meghan McGillicuddy, Staff Writer

December 7, 2016

Filed under ASI, Campus, CSU, News

Cal State Long Beach Provost Brian Jersky updated the Associated Students, Inc. Senate on student enrollment for next year during their meeting Wednesday night. A total of 93,110 students applied for fall 2017, but only 8,000 students accept their admission. About half of the accepted applicants will be freshmen and half will be transfers; however, this doesn’t include international and out-of-state students, Jersky...

CSULB parking app in the works

Meghan McGillicuddy, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

Filed under ASI, Campus, CSU, News

The Cal State Long Beach Department of Parking and Transportation Services announced that it is in the process of developing a mobile app during the Associated Students, Inc. Senate meeting Wednesday afternoon. The mobile app will allow students and faculty to pay for daily permits, track how much time they have left in their parking spot and add more time to their spot. Whether or not the app will be used for visitors i...

Queer crafts fair showcases student art

Queer crafts fair showcases student art

November 30, 2016

Balloons and rainbow banners tied along the rails of the University Student Union signaled the Queer Arts and Crafts Fair, where student-vendors sold homemade jewelry, candy and art pieces. “The Queer...