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ASI joins Students for Quality Education in protest of proposed tuition increase

Meghan McGillicuddy, Staff Writer

October 26, 2016

Filed under ASI, Campus, Crime, CSU, Long Beach, News

The Associated Students, Inc. Senate passed a resolution to protest a possible California State University systemwide tuition hike at its meeting Wednesday night. The decision to raise tuition will be determined by a vote during the CSU Board of Trustees meeting Nov.15-16. In the meantime, ASI is encouraging students to protest the proposed hike on social media using the hashtag #DearBOT. #DearBOT is a part of a ...

CSULB Associated Students Inc. tests out new pay structure

Carlos Blancas, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016

Filed under ASI, Campus, News

Student government executives will receive scholarships in lieu of monthly grants.

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CSULB Lobby Corps discusses tuition, involvement

Saul Torres, Staff Writer

October 23, 2016

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

Lobby Corps discussed the possibilities of a Cal State University systemwide tuition increase during its meeting Thursday night. As a sub-committee of the Associated Students Inc. Senate, Lobby Corps works to make students’ voices heard in all levels of government, while encouraging students to engage in civic responsibilities such as voting. The group is also responsible for coordinating legislative lobby visits with district...

Associated Students Inc. to fight possible tuition hike

Meghan McGillicuddy, Staff Writer

October 20, 2016

Filed under ASI, Campus, CSU, News

The Associated Students, Inc. Senate denounced the idea of an increase in tuition for Cal State Long Beach during its meeting last night. ASI Vice President Logan Vournas announced there could be a tuition increase for the 2017-2018 academic year for all 23 colleges in the California State University System. The exact amount of the increase is not yet known although the amount will not exceed $270 for undergraduate students an...

Going green in October

Amber Costa, Staff Writer

October 18, 2016

Filed under ASI, Campus, News

October is not just about orange and black – it is also green, thanks to Cal State Long Beach’s Campus Sustainability Month, a month to raise awareness on how to make the campus more sustainable. Associated Students Inc.’s Sustain U committee advocates for CSULB to be a more sustainable campus. Thursday, the Sustain U committee met to discuss its plans for this month, mainly the Campus Sustainability Showcase an...

CSULB ASI clears the smoke

Meghan McGillicuddy, Staff Writer

October 14, 2016

Filed under ASI, Campus, News

The Associated Students, Inc. Senate clarified that students will not be cited for smoking on campus in Wednesday night's meeting. "We are trying to create a supportive environment,” ASI Senator-at-Large Samuel King said. “Not a hostile one where students will be punished."     The smoking ban is not being enforced for the next three years, so students who are caught smoking will not be punished, according to ASI ...

ASI discusses graduation rates, preferred gender

Meghan McGillicuddy, Staff Writer

October 5, 2016

Filed under ASI, Campus, News

The Associated Students Inc. Senate announced that it is working on a plans to increase four- and six-year graduation rates at its meeting last night. In January, Governor Jerry Brown released Initiative 2025, a budget plan aimed to help the Cal State University system improve said graduation rates by the year 2025. The goal is to increase four-year graduation rates by 24 percent and six-year graduation rates by 60 p...

Science Learning Center, Mobile Science Museum in danger of closing

Meghan McGillicuddy, Staff Writer

September 29, 2016

Filed under ASI, Campus, News

The Associated Students, Inc. Senate voted on a resolution for a plan to keep the Science Learning Center and Mobile Science Museum open during its meeting last night. The Science Learning Center and the Mobile Science museum do not receive direct funding from Cal State Long Beach and function primarily through the Leo Endowment Fund, which is money given to the school as donations. These donations allow visitors and ...