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Vote on CSU tuition increase postponed

Meghan McGillicuddy, Staff Writer

November 9, 2016

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

The Associated Students, Inc. Senate announced that the California State University Board of Trustees will vote on a potential tuition increase in March rather than January. If the CSU Board of Trustees votes to increase tuition, undergraduate students could pay an extra as $270 per semester and graduate students could pay extra as much as $312 per semester. It will affect all campuses in the CSU system starting fall 2017.   ...

Post election results spark protests

Post election results spark protests

November 9, 2016

“He’s not our president!” Hundreds of Cal State Long Beach students, faculty and staff marched from the University Library to the Speakers Platform chanting these words. Tuesday night when D...

Educational Opportunity Program celebrates 50 years

Monica Gallardo, Staff Writer

November 6, 2016

Filed under Campus, CSU, Events, News

Approximately 200 former students of the Educational Opportunity Program reminisced about their academic experience during the program's 50th anniversary celebration Friday morning at The Pointe inside the Walter Pyramid. Invited guests and their families watched as various speakers discussed the beginnings of the EOP and honored Joseph White, founder of the program. EOP provides first-generation college students and...

Beach Bites app coming soon to CSULB

Beach Bites app coming soon to CSULB

Daniela Alvarez, Staff Writer

November 6, 2016

Filed under ASI, Campus, CSU, News

Students will soon be able to access free meals on campus while also helping Cal State Long Beach eliminate food waste. Beach Bites will be the newest mobile food app available to CSULB, geared especial...

ASI takes action against possible tuition hike

Meghan McGillicuddy, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016

Filed under ASI, Campus, CSU, News

During its meeting last night, the Associated Students, Inc. Senate announced representatives will be at several events gathering feedback from students in regards to a potential tuition increase. All 23 Cal State University campuses could see an increase as early as next year. Although the exact amount is not yet known, graduate students could pay as much as an additional $312 per semester and ungraduate students cou...

ASI joins Students for Quality Education in protest of proposed tuition increase

Meghan McGillicuddy, Staff Writer

October 26, 2016

Filed under ASI, Campus, Crime, CSU, Long Beach, News

The Associated Students, Inc. Senate passed a resolution to protest a possible California State University systemwide tuition hike at its meeting Wednesday night. The decision to raise tuition will be determined by a vote during the CSU Board of Trustees meeting Nov.15-16. In the meantime, ASI is encouraging students to protest the proposed hike on social media using the hashtag #DearBOT. #DearBOT is a part of a ...

CSULB Lobby Corps discusses tuition, involvement

Saul Torres, Staff Writer

October 23, 2016

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

Lobby Corps discussed the possibilities of a Cal State University systemwide tuition increase during its meeting Thursday night. As a sub-committee of the Associated Students Inc. Senate, Lobby Corps works to make students’ voices heard in all levels of government, while encouraging students to engage in civic responsibilities such as voting. The group is also responsible for coordinating legislative lobby visits with district...

Cal State University system proposes first tuition increase in five years

Cal State University system proposes first tuition increase in five years

Miranda Andrade-Ceja, Managing Editor

October 23, 2016

Filed under Campus, CSU, Long Beach, News, Showcase

News of a potential Cal State University tuition increase broke on Facebook after California State Student Association advocacy officer Sarah Bentley posted a status detailing the proposed cost hike on Thurs...