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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...

Students reveal ICE deportation, other fears at forum on knife incident

Students reveal ICE deportation, other fears at forum on knife incident

March 24, 2016

  What was initially scheduled to be a 90-minute discussion between students and administration turned into a four and a half hour outpouring of students’ fear, frustration and demands for cha...

Coca-Cola pouring rights deals may secure loyal student customers for life

Coca-Cola pouring rights deals may secure loyal student customers for life

March 22, 2016

The ‘90s tagline “Always Coca-Cola” takes on a new meaning at Cal State Long Beach, which has been branded a Coke campus through at least 2021 after recent contract negotiations between the univer...

Fight for Five expects traffic

Fight for Five expects traffic

March 21, 2016

In the event that the “Fight for Five” strike occurs, it may be difficult to get on campus. While picket lines will be stationed at every entrance, the California Faculty Association said those strik...