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DOJ establishes model for supporting campus rape victims

DOJ establishes model for supporting campus rape victims

May 21, 2015

The California Department of Justice, in conjunction with the University of California system, introduced a new model of cooperation on Wednesday between college campuses and local law enforcement when...

CSU and UC systems are winners in Gov. Brown’s proposed budget

Nicca Panggat, News Editor

May 21, 2015

Filed under Campus, CSU, News

California’s undergraduate students may finally find some tuition-related relief thanks to increases in the higher education budget as proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown in his May Revision of the California budget. The May Revision reflects a $6.7 billion increase in General Fund revenues in comparison with the January statement. The May Revision will also allot $38 million in ongoing funding for the California State University...

Graduation and retention rates among Latino students in California examined

Madison Moore, Contributing Writer

May 6, 2015

Filed under Campus, CSU, Features, News

As the first family member to attend college, Berenice Contreras had to learn everything on her own. From financial management to preparing to move to Long Beach, attaining a higher education was unfamiliar territory. The CSULB Graduation and Retention Rate report from 2014 found that 43 percent of Latinos who enrolled in fall 2009 graduated in five years, compared to 61 percent whites and 49 percent Asian Americans. Contreras,...

Jury rejects student lawsuit against the CSU

Nicca Panggat, Assistant News Editor

May 4, 2015

Filed under CSU, News

A San Francisco Superior Court ruled that the California State University system fee increases are “fair” to students. The court voted 9-3 against the lawsuit that was originally filed by undergraduate students in 2009, according to the CSU Board of Trustees agenda. The students filed the lawsuit after the CSU increased undergraduate tuition in July by $672. This was two months after a $306 fee increase was adopted...

Shedding light on intellectual property

Michael Mendoza, Contributing Writer

May 4, 2015

Filed under CSU, News, Today

Concerns regarding patent and copy write laws in the classroom will be addressed during Thursday’s California State University Senate meeting. The ongoing conversation in the senate regarding intellectual property focuses on digital course materials for online classes. Tracey Mayfield, the associate dean at the university library, said that she has done extensive research for CSULB concerning intellectual property...

Smoking out the answers: Will CSULB ban tobacco?

Amy Patton, News Editor

April 12, 2015

Filed under Campus, CSU, News, Today

If enforced, California State University, Long Beach’s smoking ban will be the first in the California State University system to be mandated by the student population. Other CSU’s have enacted campus-wide smoking bands in previous years; however, none have been passed through a student vote. CSU Fullerton and San Francisco both have smoking bans on campus that were passed by the student senate body. In February...