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CSULB police chief issues first ICE directive

CSULB police chief issues first ICE directive

April 29, 2016

Immigration and Customs Enforcement aren’t likely to come back to Cal State Long Beach after a new directive issued Wednesday by CSULB Chief of Police Fernando Solorzano. The University Police Department will not co...

Long Beach women battle engineering gender gap

Seth Perlstein, Contributing Writer

April 12, 2016

Filed under Campus, CSU, Features, News, Today

  Women have lived in space; astronaut Sally Ride was the first American woman in space when she conducted experiments and deployed satellites from the space shuttle Challenger in 1983. And women have died in space; astronaut Judith Resnik and space-flight participant Christa McAuliffe were part of the Challenger’s fatal crash in 1986, three years after Ride’s ground-breaking flight. On Earth, women have broken new ground throu...

CFA and CSU announce terms of new deal

April 8, 2016

  California State University faculty would receive a 10.5 percent salary increase in the three-year tentative agreement between California Faculty Association labor leaders and CSU managemen...

CSU and CFA leaders reach tentative agreement

Katherine Lemus, Staff Writer

April 7, 2016

Filed under CSU, News, Showcase

The five-day strike that was scheduled to start Wednesday has been postponed after the California Faculty Association and the California State University management reached a tentative agreement. The two sides will hold a joint news conference Friday at 10 a.m. to announce on a “reopened contract” between CSU administration and the faculty union. Terms were not immediately disclosed. The tentative agreement w...

Fight for Five blackout

Taryn Sauer, Staff Writer

April 6, 2016

Filed under CSU, News, Today

The California Faculty Association and California State University have announced a two-day blackout period as they resume negotiations in order to avoid the strike set to occur April 13-15 and 18-19. Members from both parties met on April 5 to discuss the effects the strike would have on students, faculty and administration. They decided that, in order to preserve the relationship between the CSU and CFA, it would be best...

Adderall now used for weight loss among college students

Sarah Amaral, Contributing Writer

April 5, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, CSU, Features, News, Today

  When it comes to the twenty-first century, it’s all about finding faster and more accessible ways to make life easier. In the case of college students throughout the nation, Adderall has become on of the top drugs to keep them on their “A” game. Adderall has gone from being used as a stimulant to treat individuals with ADHD to helping students stay up all night to study and feel less tired and more focus...

Pacific Southwest Conference holds competitions for civil engineering students

Pacific Southwest Conference holds competitions for civil engineering students

April 3, 2016

  Not only does concrete float, it can be raced. Teams of civil engineering students from over 18 schools designed their own concrete vessels to sail through the water and weave through buoys S...

CFA strike more likely after fact finding report

Greg Diaz, Editor-in-Chief

April 3, 2016

Filed under Campus, CSU, Events, News, Today

  The prospect of a Cal State Long Beach faculty strike is looking more and more likely after the release of the fact finder’s report on Thursday, which sided with the California Faculty Association’s demand for a 5 percent salary increase. Both the California State University and the CFA seemed to declare victory in separate statements released after a mandatory 10-day period of silence that ended with th...