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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...

California State University Board of Trustees appoints presidents to Northern California campuses

California State University Board of Trustees appoints presidents to Northern California campuses

Courtney Heron, Staff Writer

January 27, 2016

Filed under CSU, News, Today

The California State University Board of Trustees appointed Judy K. Sakaki as president of Sonoma State University and Mary A. Papazian as president of San José State University yesterday. The two women wi...

CFA urges supporters to tune in

CFA urges supporters to tune in

January 26, 2016

In another attempt to get their point across to the California State University Board of Trustees and Chancellor Timothy P. White, the California Faculty Association statewide officers found a way not to be tun...

‘Breathe’ campaign: A catalyst for tobacco-free transformation

Seth Perlstein, Staff Writer

January 25, 2016

Filed under Campus, CSU, Features, News

The unmistakable smell of e-cigarette vapor wafted from around the corner of the Vivian Engineering Center at California State University, Long Beach. The invisible, nanoparticle- and carcinogen-infused exhalation flowed freely down the narrow corridor, past the glass-encased Mars rover exhibit, and into the semi-enclosed quad along Deukmejian Way. At the inception point of the gaseous trail sat Hernan Lozada, a CSULB ci...

Breathe campaign looks to put out cigarettes on campus by fall semester

Breathe campaign looks to put out cigarettes on campus by fall semester

January 25, 2016

A new campaign implemented by the Cal State Long Beach Tobacco and Smoke Free Task Force is aiming to give CSULB students a healthier campus environment. The Breathe Campaign will officially launch ...

California Faculty Association and Cal State Long Beach students participate in Chancellor White’s forum

California Faculty Association and Cal State Long Beach students participate in Chancellor White’s forum

January 22, 2016

Dozens of Cal State Long Beach students and faculty adorned red shirts that read “I don’t want to strike, but I will” as California State University Chancellor Timothy P.  White took questions regarding...