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ASI president runs for re-election

ASI president runs for re-election

March 2, 2016

Associated Students Inc. President Jose Salazar will run for re-election for the 2016-17 school year, according to Laura Butt, ASI department secretary, Tuesday. Salazar said he is running again to finish t...

CFA addresses campus concerns

CFA addresses campus concerns

March 2, 2016

The California Faculty Association held an open forum on the Cal State Long Beach campus today addressing strike logistics and faculty and student concerns regarding the potential “Fight for Five” strike set to ...

‘Fight for Five’ gets the democratic vote

‘Fight for Five’ gets the democratic vote

Taryn Sauer, Staff Writer

February 29, 2016

Filed under Campus, CSU, News, Today

The Fight for Five secured support from 3,200 delegates of the California Democratic party Sunday, who voted to endorse the California Faculty Association’s “Fight for Five” campaign in the negotia...

CFA: What to expect if CSULB professors strike

CFA: What to expect if CSULB professors strike

Taryn Sauer, Staff Writer

February 28, 2016

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

In the event of the looming California Faculty Association strike, Cal State Long Beach says the campus will operate as usual; the CFA says the campus will be completely vacant; students say they still...

Fresh Air Advocates aim for smoke-free campus

Fresh Air Advocates aim for smoke-free campus

February 17, 2016

Anti-tobacco and smoking advocates at Cal State Long Beach launched phase one of the Breathe Campaign Monday to prepare for a smoke-free campus in the Fall 2016 semester.     The Fresh Air Advocat...

CFA to strike for 5 days if impasse with CSU continues

Ariana Sawyer, News Editor

February 8, 2016

Filed under Campus, CSU, News, Today

California State University faculty will strike for five days at CSU campuses across the system in April if collective bargaining continues to fail, and students are welcome to join, California Faculty Association leaders announced Monday morning. “It is time for faculty and students to stand together and say, ‘No longer,’” Kevin Wehr, CFA vice president, said. The CFA’s 23,000 professors, lecturers, libraria...

Budget woes: CSU prioritizes success over compensation

Brooke Becher, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2016

Filed under Campus, CSU, News, Today

For the first time since California’s pre-recession epoch, the state funded budget requests made by the California State University System were approved in full. However, prioritizing where the grant should be dispensed is where the strands begin to split. Within one-year’s work, a CSU task force finalized their decision that realizing student success initiatives and eliminating the student achievement gap were param...

Administration and governor harness Active Learning classrooms and other technologies in attempt to graduate more CSULB students

Administration and governor harness Active Learning classrooms and other technologies in attempt to graduate more CSULB students

February 3, 2016

It could be unnerving sitting in a classroom, marker in hand, knowing the mark won’t stain the table, but being unable to stop thinking it will. Then the lights go down and each individual screen flip...