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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 ...

What CSULB students should know before joining the Peace Corps

Daniela Alvarez, Staff Writer

December 4, 2016

Filed under Campus, CSU, News

Cal State Long Beach is one of two schools in Southern California to have Peace Corps campus recruiters, according to the Peace Corps website. CSULB is now ranked in the top ten for Top Volunteer Producing Hispanic Serving Institutions. The stated mission of the Peace Corps is to provide service opportunities and outreach, like health and education, to those living outside the United States and provide them with an und...

CSULB parking app in the works

Meghan McGillicuddy, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

Filed under ASI, Campus, CSU, News

The Cal State Long Beach Department of Parking and Transportation Services announced that it is in the process of developing a mobile app during the Associated Students, Inc. Senate meeting Wednesday afternoon. The mobile app will allow students and faculty to pay for daily permits, track how much time they have left in their parking spot and add more time to their spot. Whether or not the app will be used for visitors i...

CSU won’t question documentation

Michael Garcia, Staff Writer

November 29, 2016

Filed under 2016 Election, Campus, Crime, CSU, News

California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White declared in an open letter published Nov. 17 that CSU campuses will not cooperate with local, state or any federal department for the enforcement of federal immigration laws on campuses. “Our duty is to protect our students and enforce what we have coming down from the Chancellor’s office,” Director of the Dream Success Center Rafael Topete said. “Our duty i...