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CSU will not comply with immigration hold requests

Connie Ojeda, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017

Filed under CSU, News

Chancellor of the Cal State University system, Timothy White, said in a statement Wednesday that the CSU will not honor immigration hold requests on behalf of law enforcement agencies, despite the issuance of two memoranda by Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly. The two Homeland Security memoranda issued on Feb. 21 – which call for the implementation of stricter immigration laws as a result of President Donald Trump’s... Read more »

CFA sponsors moratorium on tuition increases

Micayla Vermeeren, Editor in Chief

February 21, 2017

Filed under CSU, News, Showcase

The general public was introduced to a tuition-freezing bill known as the Student Protection Act Tuesday morning at Sacramento State University. Written by Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva of the 65th district and sponsored by the California Faculty Association, Assembly Bill 393 proposes a four-year moratorium on systemwide tuition and student fee increases. “The specific systemic problem we confront today is the long, ... Read more »

Associated Students, Inc. plans to lobby for a tuition freeze

James Chow, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017

Filed under ASI, CSU, News

Associated Students, Inc. officials are sending the student representatives from Lobby Corps to Sacramento on March 13 to lobby against the tuition increase. "There aren't enough student voices in the Board of Trustees," said Senator-at-large Hilda Jurado. "Out of the 25 members of the BOT, there's only one student voting member who's supposed to be the voice of half a million students." The student senators plan to... Read more »

Advisory Committee, Jane Close Conoley back health fee increase

Lola Olvera, Staff Writer

February 12, 2017

Filed under Campus, CSU, News, Showcase

After running at a budget deficit of 3 percent in 2016, Cal State Long Beach’s Student Health Services has raised its fee from $45 to $75 per semester and will be implementing the change this fall. The fee has not increased in 12 years, despite the rising costs of healthcare. The Health Facility fee will also be raised from $3 to $5 per semester in an effort to keep up with costs of maintaining the Health Center and i... Read more »

Jerry Brown budget proposal threatens Middle Class Scholarship

Jerry Brown budget proposal threatens Middle Class Scholarship

February 6, 2017

The Middle Class Scholarship may face funding cuts due to a proposal by California Governor Jerry Brown, potentially affecting 46,000 University of California and California State University students. ... Read more »

CSU Board of Trustees debate tuition hike, Students for Quality Education protest

CSU Board of Trustees debate tuition hike, Students for Quality Education protest

January 31, 2017

The California State University Board of Trustees weighed a major proposal to increase tuition by 5 percent systemwide at their first meeting of the year yesterday. At the same time, a small but dedicate... Read more »

CSU issues statement condemning Trump immigration executive orders

Valerie Osier, News Editor

January 30, 2017

Filed under 2016 Election, CSU, News

In an email to students, faculty and staff, California State University Chancellor Timothy White and the Presidents of CSU campuses stated their opposition to President Donald Trump’s executive orders on immigration. “We are deeply troubled by President Trump's recent executive order that stands in stark contrast to the fundamental tenets of the California State University,” the statement said. “We believe in t... Read more »

CSULB media director moves to CSU Chancellor’s office

Valerie Osier, News Editor

January 30, 2017

Filed under Campus, CSU, News

Michael Uhlenkamp has represented Cal State Long Beach hundreds of times with the press during his two-year stint as the Executive Director of Media and Digital News at CSULB. He is now leaving CSULB to represent the California State University system as the Interim Senior Director of Public Affairs at the Chancellor’s office in Long Beach. How did you get started at CSULB? “I was approached by the assistant vice president for legis... Read more »

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