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College graduates needed in science, technology, engineering and math

Michaela Kwoka-Coleman, News Editor

June 22, 2016

Filed under Campus, CSU, Long Beach, News

California public colleges are not producing enough graduates in the science, engineering, technology, mathematics and health fields, according to a press release from the Campaign for College Opportunity. The Campaign for College Opportunity is a research and advocacy non-profit that works with the community and the state to support colleges and their students. It is comprised of different groups including the Califor...

Cal State Long Beach mourns student-athlete

Cal State Long Beach mourns student-athlete

June 15, 2016

Ray Campisi, a Cal State Long Beach student and member of the Long Beach State hockey team, died last week at the age of 51. According to the Long Beach State Hockey Facebook page, Campisi had a heart...

CSU ratifies agreement with CFA

Michaela Kwoka-Coleman, News Editor

June 1, 2016

Filed under Campus, CSU, News

The California State University Board of Trustees ratified a tentative agreement with the California Faculty Association regarding CSU faculty salaries, according to a CFA press release. The agreement, which was ratified by the CSU trustees on May 25, guarantees pay increases for faculty throughout the next year. As laid out in the agreement, faculty on active pay status or on leave will receive a 5 percent general salar...

Feeding a need

Liam Brown, Special Issues Editor

May 19, 2016

Filed under ASI, Campus, CSU, Features, News

Cal State Long Beach is set to expand its current food pantry to address students’ food insecurity needs in the fall 2016 semester. The current food pantry, comprising three shelves of canned goods, is located in the Soroptomist House and is operated by CSULB’s Interfaith project, which opened the pantry in 2011. Associated Students, Inc. will handle pantry operations to make the service more centralized and accessibl...

Chicano Latino Graduation sees additional ceremony

Miranda Andrade-Ceja and Yasmin Cortez

May 19, 2016

Filed under Campus, CSU, Events, News, Uncategorized

The Cal State Long Beach 27th Chicano Latino Graduation introduced a second ceremony to accommodate the high volume of Latino graduates. The two ceremonies took place at the Walter Pyramid on Sunday. Both ceremonies totaled nearly 700 students, though the total number of Latino graduates is upwards of 3,000 students, according to Latino Student Union Vice President Emelyne Camacho. Camacho is a Chicano and Latino Studies...

The CFA let them eat cake

The CFA let them eat cake

May 4, 2016

Several members of the California Faculty Association celebrated the ratification of the tentative agreement negotiated between the union and management of the California State University system on the ...

CFA ratifies tentative agreement

Taryn Sauer, Staff Writer

May 3, 2016

Filed under Campus, CSU, News, Today

The California Faculty Association members approved the tentative agreement with the California State University system, with 97 percent of those who voted in favor of the deal. The ballot was held online April 22–29. Of the 23,000 CFA members, 63 percent voted.   “The [CSU] is pleased the [CFA] Board of Directors and membership have ratified the Tentative Agreement,” the CSU said in a statement. While not ...

CSULB Regional Intelligence Report says U.S. economy slowly but surely growing

Taryn Sauer, Staff Writer

May 2, 2016

Filed under Campus, CSU, Long Beach, News, Today

Despite all the hullabaloo surrounding the U.S. economy, the state of commerce seems to be slowly making a comeback. Although retail sales barely crept upward by the end of 2015, consumer spending was at its strongest since the Great Recession, according to the Regional Intelligence Report released by Cal State Long Beach last week. According to the report, last year saw a record high in automobile purchases. Coupl...