ASI senate requires president at CSSA meetings

Brandon Flickinger, Staff Writer

February 3, 2016

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Associated Students Inc. Senate approved a resolution Wednesday that will require President Jose Salazar to attend California State Student Association meetings. The resolution was authored by Marvin Flores and Logan Vournas, both senators-at-large. The CSSA, a large student organization encompassing 23 colleges, charges $2 from every CSU student in the form of a Student Involvement Representation Fund fee, unless the ... Read more »

Candidates can file for ASI elections

Courtney Heron, Staff Writer

January 27, 2016

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Filing is now open to be a part of Cal State Long Beach’s student government, Associated Students, Inc. Students have until 4 p.m. on Feb. 17 to apply. They can do so by submitting an application on BeachSync and then emailing ASI. ASI controls the money that students pay in their semesterly Associated Students fees.  Besides establishing the overall policy for the student government, ASI also awards grants to st... Read more »

ASI focuses on updating executive pay policy

Valerie Osier, Assistant News Editor

December 10, 2015

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Earlier this semester, it was revealed that the president of the Associated Students, Inc., Jose Salazar, was unable to legally get paid for his job as president because he is undocumented, causing uproar from campus cultural organizations, students and faculty. Salazar was unable to get paid because he had not yet completed his Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals paperwork, or DACA, that would have allowed him to ... Read more »

ASI Senate has last meeting of semester

ASI Senate has last meeting of semester

December 3, 2015

The Associated Students, Inc. Senate discussed the Resolution to Support Fair Wage for Faculty in the CSU System and passed it in its second reading after adding some revisions and notes to it Wednesday. The... Read more »

Board of Control supports students in research by funding projects

Board of Control supports students in research by funding projects

November 18, 2015

The Board of Control meeting approved grants to help fund graduate student research during Tuesday’s meeting. Justin Jacobs, undergraduate researcher in Dr. James Archie’s lab at California State University, L... Read more »

CSULB ASI Ad Hoc Committee Unanimously Vote for Executive Pay on Board Of Control

Lynohila Ward, Staff Writer

November 17, 2015

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The Associated Students Inc. Board of Controls Ad Hoc Committee in their final meeting Monday unanimously voted to forward a proposal on executive pay to the Board of Control. The ad hoc committee was tasked with addressing the issue of executive pay after it was revealed that ASI President Jose Salazar, the university's first undocumented president, was not being paid due to paperwork technicality. “One of our [Ad... Read more »

Senate discusses mental health support

Valerie Osier, Assistant News Editor

November 4, 2015

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Associated Students, Inc. Senate discussed Wednesday a resolution to provide additional mental health services for students for when the Genocide Awareness Project brings its display to campus. The resolution passed its second reading and states that when groups such as GAP come to campus and show graphic images to gain awareness of their cause, it can trigger mental health needs for students. “Obviously we cannot... Read more »

Hacking into funds for a 24-hour event

Yasmin Cortez, Staff Writer

November 4, 2015

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Association of Computing Machinery hacked its way into next spring’s event schedule when the Associated Students, Inc. Board of Control allocated $5,364 for the 24-hour “Beach Hacks” event. The BOC also approved grants, discussed travel rates and postponed proposals for budgets on Tuesday. Aerospace Engineering major Faiqa Anbreen was approved for a $400 travel grant to go to the 68th annual meeting of the American... Read more »