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ASI announces election results

ASI announces election results

March 25, 2019

The race for Associated Students Inc. president delivered a curveball Thursday, as Chief Justice Lizbeth Vasquez defeated President Genesis Jara in the lowest voting turnout in five years. Vasquez preva...

Lieutenant Governor visits ASI Senate for Q&A

Lieutenant Governor visits ASI Senate for Q&A

Perry Continente, Assistant News Editor

March 20, 2019

Filed under ASI, Campus, Events, Features, News, Showcase, Today

California Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis visited Long Beach State Wednesday to speak to students and hear their input on critical campus issues. Kounalakis’ arrival coincided with the weekly Associated Stude...

ASI hosts Coffee with the Candidates

March 19, 2019

Students gathered at the Friendship Walk March 18 to meet the 2019 ASI candidates. Free ASI tumblers filled with coffee were given to students who spoke with the candidates.

ASI treasure candidate: Dominick Martinez

ASI treasure candidate: Dominick Martinez

March 17, 2019

After four years at Long Beach State, health science major Dominick Martinez is attempting to transition into student government as Associated Students Inc. treasurer. He cites his experiences as building manager...

ASI treasure candidate: Reyalyn Villegas

ASI treasure candidate: Reyalyn Villegas

March 17, 2019

Financial literacy is a huge issue for Associated Students Inc. Treasurer Candidate Reyalyn Villegas. The treasurer hopeful defines a financial literate person as someone who is well-versed in money-fac...

ASI vice presidential candidate: Justin Contreras

ASI vice presidential candidate: Justin Contreras

Alex Dansereau, Staff Writer

March 17, 2019

Filed under ASI, Campus, Features, News, Today

Born in South Los Angeles to two parents who emigrated from Guatemala, Associated Students Inc. vice presidential candidate Justin Contreras grew up facing financial instability. “Both of my parents were working minimum-w...

ASI vice presidential candidate Leen Almahdi

ASI vice presidential candidate Leen Almahdi

Carlos Villicana, Special Projects Editor

March 17, 2019

Filed under ASI, Campus, Features, News, Today

For current Associated Students Inc. Vice President Leen Almahdi, running to retain her office is a matter of finishing the work she has started and helping ASI’s new executive director transition i...

ASI presidential candidate: Lizbeth Velasquez

ASI presidential candidate: Lizbeth Velasquez

March 17, 2019

As a first generation Mexican-American, 21-year-old political science major Lizbeth Velasquez is the first in her family of five to attend college. As a low income, working student who has had to overcome...