Daily 49er

Advisory Committee, Jane Close Conoley back health fee increase

Lola Olvera, Staff Writer

February 12, 2017

Filed under Campus, CSU, News, Showcase

After running at a budget deficit of 3 percent in 2016, Cal State Long Beach’s Student Health Services has raised its fee from $45 to $75 per semester and will be implementing the change this fall. The fee has not increased in 12 years, despite the rising costs of healthcare. The Health Facility fee will also be raised from $3 to $5 per semester in an effort to keep up with costs of maintaining the Health Center and i...

Jerry Brown budget proposal threatens Middle Class Scholarship

Jerry Brown budget proposal threatens Middle Class Scholarship

February 6, 2017

The Middle Class Scholarship may face funding cuts due to a proposal by California Governor Jerry Brown, potentially affecting 46,000 University of California and California State University students. ...

CSU Board of Trustees debate tuition hike, Students for Quality Education protest

CSU Board of Trustees debate tuition hike, Students for Quality Education protest

January 31, 2017

The California State University Board of Trustees weighed a major proposal to increase tuition by 5 percent systemwide at their first meeting of the year yesterday. At the same time, a small but dedicate...

CSU issues statement condemning Trump immigration executive orders

Valerie Osier, News Editor

January 30, 2017

Filed under 2016 Election, CSU, News

In an email to students, faculty and staff, California State University Chancellor Timothy White and the Presidents of CSU campuses stated their opposition to President Donald Trump’s executive orders on immigration. “We are deeply troubled by President Trump's recent executive order that stands in stark contrast to the fundamental tenets of the California State University,” the statement said. “We believe in t...

CSULB media director moves to CSU Chancellor’s office

Valerie Osier, News Editor

January 30, 2017

Filed under Campus, CSU, News

Michael Uhlenkamp has represented Cal State Long Beach hundreds of times with the press during his two-year stint as the Executive Director of Media and Digital News at CSULB. He is now leaving CSULB to represent the California State University system as the Interim Senior Director of Public Affairs at the Chancellor’s office in Long Beach. How did you get started at CSULB? “I was approached by the assistant vice president for legis...

California college tuition could be free again

Micayla Vermeeren, Editor in Chief

January 26, 2017

Filed under CSU, News, Showcase

Free higher education could become a reality for California students, according to a policy paper released Tuesday morning through Reclaim California Higher Education. In order to break the ties between California colleges and privatization, the paper suggests an annual tax of no more than $48 for roughly 50 percent of California families; however, families who fall within higher tax brackets could pay more than $50,000 a year...

Associated Students Inc. Senate wraps up fall semester

Meghan McGillicuddy, Staff Writer

December 7, 2016

Filed under ASI, Campus, CSU, News

Cal State Long Beach Provost Brian Jersky updated the Associated Students, Inc. Senate on student enrollment for next year during their meeting Wednesday night. A total of 93,110 students applied for fall 2017, but only 8,000 students accept their admission. About half of the accepted applicants will be freshmen and half will be transfers; however, this doesn’t include international and out-of-state students, Jersky...

Former CSU chancellor dies at 75

Michaela Kwoka-Coleman, News Editor

December 6, 2016

Filed under CSU, News

Former California State University Chancellor Charles Reed died Tuesday, according to a press release from the CSU Office of the Chancellor. Reed, 75, was the sixth chancellor of the CSU and served from 1998 until 2012. Timothy White, the current CSU chancellor, offered his condolences to the Reed family and described Reed as instrumental to the CSU system. “Our thoughts and prayers are first and foremost with ...