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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...

CSULB signs Climate Leadership Commitment

CSULB signs Climate Leadership Commitment

May 2, 2016

Cal State Long Beach became a Charter Signatory to the Climate Leadership Commitment Thursday by pledging to have a more environmentally conscious and sustainable campus. CSULB will be responsible for keeping public...

Family demands CSULB help return deported man

Family demands CSULB help return deported man

May 1, 2016

The wife and son of José Alvarez, the man who was deported after being held at the Cal State Long Beach University Police substation, demanded that CSULB help to bring Alvarez back to Long Beach at a...

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...