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ASI execs reflect on progress made this semester

ASI execs reflect on progress made this semester

November 29, 2016

As the semester comes to an end, Associated Students, Inc. President Marvin Flores and Vice President Logan Vournas are reflecting back on the accomplishments made this semester. While looking at what...

CSULB Beach Bites app coming to iOS

Meghan McGillicuddy, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016

Filed under ASI, Campus, News

The Associated Students, Inc. Senate announced that the mobile app Beach Bites will be available soon for iPhones during its meeting Wednesday night. The app was developed by the Emergency Intervention and Wellness Program at California State Long Beach as a means to help students who may not be able to buy food. Organizers of on-campus events, such as club meetings, can make posts on the app alerting students wher...

Farmers market returns to CSULB

November 16, 2016

Local foods and freshly squeezed juices have returned to Cal State Long Beach for the fall semester. Wednesday’s farmers market at the Friendship Walk on lower campus allowed students to sample chee...

Vote on CSU tuition increase postponed

Meghan McGillicuddy, Staff Writer

November 9, 2016

Filed under 2016 Election, ASI, Campus, CSU, News

The Associated Students, Inc. Senate announced that the California State University Board of Trustees will vote on a potential tuition increase in March rather than January. If the CSU Board of Trustees votes to increase tuition, undergraduate students could pay an extra as $270 per semester and graduate students could pay extra as much as $312 per semester. It will affect all campuses in the CSU system starting fall 2017.   ...

ASI election information sessions draw small numbers

Navy Keophan, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016

Filed under ASI, Campus, Events, News

Associated Students, Inc. is seeing low student turnout so far for information sessions about participating in next spring’s ASI elections. “We’ve had three students overall show up for the sessions,” ASI government elections officer Karla Estupinian said. “I’m not sure if we’re advertising the events well enough to bring more students in.” Estupinian said factors such as not having enough signs acro...

Beach Bites app coming soon to CSULB

Beach Bites app coming soon to CSULB

Daniela Alvarez, Staff Writer

November 6, 2016

Filed under ASI, Campus, CSU, News

Students will soon be able to access free meals on campus while also helping Cal State Long Beach eliminate food waste. Beach Bites will be the newest mobile food app available to CSULB, geared especial...

ASI takes action against possible tuition hike

Meghan McGillicuddy, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016

Filed under ASI, Campus, CSU, News

During its meeting last night, the Associated Students, Inc. Senate announced representatives will be at several events gathering feedback from students in regards to a potential tuition increase. All 23 Cal State University campuses could see an increase as early as next year. Although the exact amount is not yet known, graduate students could pay as much as an additional $312 per semester and ungraduate students cou...

Cal State Long Beach students celebrate the opening of food pantry on campus

Cal State Long Beach students celebrate the opening of food pantry on campus

October 26, 2016

Members of the Associated Students Inc. shared their personal struggles with food insecurity while celebrating the grand opening of the ASI Beach Pantry Wednesday morning. A crowd of about 50 student...