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ASI candidates share their platforms

March 13, 2017

Filed under ASI, News, Showcase

For the 2017-18 Associated Student, Inc. elections, candidates are doing everything from reaching students directly through events like Coffee with the Candidates to posting signs around campus to get students to vote. President, vice president and treasurer are the main executive positions. The president acts as the official representative of Associated Students and supervises the ASI Executive Branch's activities...

Campus media seeks to integrate outlets

Campus media seeks to integrate outlets

Matthew Ramirez, Staff Writer

March 13, 2017

Filed under ASI, Campus, News

Campus media may soon combine the efforts of KBEACH 88.1 FM, Union Weekly and College Beat TV under one name - 22 West Media. “It’s the hope that more students are going to consume and find their conten...

Candidates discuss platforms at forum

Adam R. Thomas, Staff Writer

March 12, 2017

Filed under ASI, Campus, News

For those who aren’t burnt out on democracy after last November, there is an election going on this week for the Associated Students Inc. student government at Cal State Long Beach. And I hear what you’re thinking: who’s running? What do they want to do? Why should I care? The candidates themselves tried their best to answer those questions when they gathered on the campus’ free speech zone during the ASI Exec...

ASI Senate moves to provide menstrual products

James Chow, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017

Filed under ASI, News, Showcase

The Associated Students, Inc. Senate passed the first reading of a resolution that requires all campus restrooms to provide free menstrual hygiene materials. Senator-at-large Daniel Gomez and ASI Vice President Logan Vournas co-authored the resolution, called the Affordable Feminine Hygiene Act. Gomez addressed the issues of students having to makeshift their own pads in the restroom and having to pay for their menstru...

Back on the ballot

James Chow, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017

Filed under ASI, News

Associated Students, Inc. Senate approved the second reading of a senate resolution that would shed light on what students are paying for under the Student Excellence Fee during their meeting last week. The resolution, formally called the Resolution to Reevaluate the Beach Pride Referendum, would put said referendum back on the ballot for students to vote on where they want their fees to go. “[We want to know] if [...

ASI Senate session puts students first

James Chow, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017

Filed under ASI, News

The Associated Students, Inc. Senate passed a senate resolution in its first reading that urges Cal State Long Beach to allocate health resources for transgender and genderqueer students, faculty and staff during a Wednesday session. The resolution, called Support for Transgender and Gender Non-Binary Resources, advocates for a portion of the recent health fee increase to go toward areas of mental health service and sp...

Trustee Maggie White talks with students in tuition forum

Matthew Ramirez, Staff Writer

February 26, 2017

Filed under ASI, Campus, CSU, Events, News

Following the recent plans to increase student tuition, Dale Lendrum of Associated Students Inc. and Maggie White from the California State University Board of Trustees held an open forum for students to voice their opinions. Fees are predicted to increase after announcements made by the CSU Board of Trustees propose to increase tuition for undergraduate and graduate students. Students may have to pay an additional $270 a...

Project Rebound introduced in ASI Senate

James Chow, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017

Filed under ASI, News

A mug shot of a dirty, shaggy-haired confused man holding a prisoner number was featured on the the projector. Meanwhile, a clean-shaven man in a polo shirt and shorts spoke and pointed at the screen. “That’s me roughly 24 years ago,” he said. Before Dale Lendrum was Secretary of System Wide Affairs, he was the man in the mugshot who spent 10 years plagued by incarceration and addiction. When Lendrum was released, he ...