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Having ‘the courage to act’ like Martin Luther King Jr.

Having ‘the courage to act’ like Martin Luther King Jr.

February 21, 2017

Cal State Long Beach held its 18th annual Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration this Tuesday in the University Student Union ballroom. The event honored King and his role in the civil rights movement th... Read more »

Second chances are coming to CSULB

Estela Garcia, Staff Writer

February 20, 2017

Filed under ASI, Campus, News

Samuel Irvin spent five years of his life sitting in a jail cell for selling drugs. Now, he sits behind a desk in a classroom as a psychology major in his second year at San Francisco State University. After serving his sentence, a now 32-year-old Irvin was resigned to falling into the prison system. But, the birth of his son four years ago made him realize that he didn't want his son growing up without a dad. Look... Read more »

Senate meeting: ASI talks inclusive beauty services

James Chow, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017

Filed under ASI, News

Secretary of Cultural Affairs Victoria Villa announced Wednesday in her report to the weekly Senate meeting that she is working with members of Associated Students, Inc. Senate and the Muslim Student Association to have more inclusive practices at Elektric Hair Salon in the University Student Union. To establish privacy for hijab-wearing women, Villa hopes to work with Elektric to establish scheduled specialized hair ap... Read more »

Board of Control: Sustainability center, budget adjustment main focus in meeting

Luke Ramirez, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017

Filed under ASI, News

The Associated Students, Inc. Board of Control met Tuesday to hear a proposal from Vice President Mary Stephens regarding a new recycling center, as well as to discuss department budget adjustments. Following grant application hearings, Stephens took the floor to introduce the topic of partnering with ASI in efforts to build on the recycling center on campus and turn it into a sustainability center. “We want to ... Read more »

Associated Students, Inc. plans to lobby for a tuition freeze

James Chow, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017

Filed under ASI, CSU, News

Associated Students, Inc. officials are sending the student representatives from Lobby Corps to Sacramento on March 13 to lobby against the tuition increase. "There aren't enough student voices in the Board of Trustees," said Senator-at-large Hilda Jurado. "Out of the 25 members of the BOT, there's only one student voting member who's supposed to be the voice of half a million students." The student senators plan to... Read more »

Student Fee Advisory Committee raises Health Service Fee

Student Fee Advisory Committee raises Health Service Fee

February 8, 2017

Vice President of Student Affairs Carmen Taylor released a statement Wednesday that said the student health fee will be increasing from $45 to $75 a semester, taking effect fall 2017. After maintaining... Read more »

Students, you down with O.P.P.?

James Chow, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017

Filed under ASI, Campus, News

Associated Students, Inc.’s new Senate Resolution 2017-17 tries to put pressure on the California State University Board of Trustees to “freeze initiatives and the tuition increase for three to five years.” ASI Senator-at-large Daniel Gomez introduced the resolution, dubbed Opposing Payment Peaks, on Wednesday. “A portion of the resolution is for the ASI board of directors to urge the CSU BOT to stop the gradua... Read more »

Associated Students, Inc. tries to clear SIRF confusion

James Chow, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017

Filed under ASI, News

Associated Students, Inc. Vice President Logan Vournas reported Wednesday the confusion around the Student Involvement and Representation Fee, labeled as a $2 student advocacy fee on MyCSULB. On ASI’s website, SIRF is listed as voluntary, but students have trouble opting out. Vournas reported that SIRF is system-wide among the California State Universities, which means individual campuses can’t opt out of it.   Vournas s... Read more »

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