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Sofia Musman takes the leap to presidency

Sofia Musman takes the leap to presidency

March 7, 2018

Sofia Musman has been through all things student government. As a college of the arts senator, she listened to complaints from the campus community over the boycott, divestment sanction resolution that was proposed and passed last spring. As student body vice president, she oversaw a mixed group of senators deb...

ASI senate passes resolution for CSULB to divest in Israel

ASI senate passes resolution for CSULB to divest in Israel

May 10, 2017

The Associated Students, Inc. Senate passed in a (15,7,1) roll call vote a divestment resolution from companies that profit from Palestinian oppression. One side of the gallery restrained their che...

CSULB professors question academic freedom

CSULB professors question academic freedom

Valerie Osier, News Editor

May 10, 2017

Filed under ASI, Campus, Features, News

Some professors fear a “chilling effect” on free speech and academic freedom after President Jane Close Conoley made a statement to the campus opposing the Associated Students, Inc. resolution to divest...

Divestment resolution engages campus support and distress

Valerie Osier, New Editor

May 9, 2017

Filed under ASI, Campus, News, Showcase

The Senate chambers were filled with people sitting on the floor, crowding in the foyer and outside to show their support or opposition of a resolution at the most recent Associated Students, Inc. Senate meeting. This resolution to divest from Israel has left the Cal State Long Beach campus divided and in passionate debate for the past several weeks. The resolution, titled “Socially Responsible Investing: Companies Compla...

Public comments fixate on BDS

Public comments fixate on BDS

April 26, 2017

Public comments More than 15 people passionate about the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement came to Associated Students, Inc. Senate meeting to voice their beliefs about student government’s r...

CSULB president voices opposition to ASI resolution

CSULB president voices opposition to ASI resolution

Valerie Osier, News Editor

April 25, 2017

Filed under Campus, News, Showcase

President Jane Close Conoley on Tuesday emailed a letter to the Daily 49er and the Associated Students, Inc. Senate stating her opposition to an ASI resolution regarding Cal State Long Beach’s divest...