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CSU web conference talks budget and labor

Micayla Vermeeren, Staff Writer

September 21, 2015

Filed under CSU, News, Today

A web conference between the California State University system and student media on Friday allowed both parties to discuss shared concerns between all 23 universities.   Three CSU representatives shared information on the upcoming year’s budget, student fees and labor relations.   Storm, the CSU Assistant Vice Chancellor for Budget, kicked off the conference by delving into the details of both this...

Town hall to discuss changes to President’s Scholars program

John Broadway, Staff Writer

September 17, 2015

Filed under Campus, CSU, News, Today

Community members and concerned students will gather at the California State University, Long Beach Anatol Center on Friday to discuss the proposed changes to the school’s President’s Scholars program. Future president’s scholars at CSULB will soon face changes to the scholarship program that reduce the amount of aid offered in order to allow more students in, according to a statement from President Jane Close Cono...

FAFSA due date moves up to October

Alex Berman, Staff Writer

September 15, 2015

Filed under CSU, News, Today

Students applying for financial aid through the federal government will have shorter deadlines to turn in all the required documents, according to a new press release from the White House. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid deadline will be pushed up by two months, effective starting in 2016, according to the statement. According to the press release, the changes made to FAFSA will make financial aid more ...

CSULB not affected by the CSU breach

Sophia Lepore, Staff Writer

September 10, 2015

Filed under CSU, News, Today

Data Breach Brief California State University, Long Beach officials confirmed that its students are safe from a hole in security that leaked information on students enrolled in a required sexual harassment course. According to a statement by the CSU, the breach affected nearly 80,000 students across eight other California State Universities. The CSU statement also said that no social security numbers, driver’s license...

Comparing CSU parking permit prices

Abilene Carrillo, Staff Writer

September 3, 2015

Filed under Campus, CSU, News, Today

With 23 different California State Universities, research shows that a parking permit at California State University, Long Beach lands the school in the top ten lowest parking prices across the system. Students at CSULB are required to pay $123 each semester in order to park in any of the nine lots the university offers, or an annual pass of $342 that includes summer parking. Motorcyclists pay a permit fee of $30 a semester...

CSU rejects pay raise proposal from faculty

Greg Diaz, Editor-in-chief

July 31, 2015

Filed under Campus, CSU, News, Today

The California State University system last Wednesday rejected a proposal from the California Faculty Association that called for a 5 percent General Salary Increase for the coming academic year. The CSU had slotted a 2 percent salary increase for all employees into its latest state budget, representing $65.5 million. According to the CSU, a 5 percent increase would call for an additional $69 million for Cal State faculty. “Despite...

CSU trustees approve presidents’ pay raises

Greg Diaz, Editor-in-chief

July 23, 2015

Filed under CSU, News, Today

The California State University Board of Trustees unanimously approved a 2 percent pay increase for CSU university presidents and executives on Tuesday. All 23 university presidents and the CSU chancellor, executive vice chancellors and vice chancellors will be receiving the pay increase effective July 1. “Recruiting and retaining high-quality leadership, faculty and staff for the CSU is important in both the short...

Budget deal struck between Brown, California lawmakers

Budget deal struck between Brown, California lawmakers

June 18, 2015

After months of back-and-forth over the $167.6 billion budget for California, state legislators have come to an agreement over how to best split the bill. Gov. Jerry Brown’s new budget deal Tuesday...