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Governor Brown approves $364 million for CSUs

Governor Brown approves $364 million for CSUs

June 21, 2018

After months of lobbying from students, faculty and legislators, California Governor Jerry Brown approved more funding for the California State University system June 12. State lawmakers approved the budget June 14,...

Commencement Conundrum: Lack of communication leaves students confused

Commencement Conundrum: Lack of communication leaves students confused

February 11, 2018

Less than four months away from 2018 graduation, thousands of Cal State Long Beach seniors were shocked to have the rug pulled out from under them after learning that live music would be cut from the cer...

Raising tuition places an unnecessary burden on CSULB students

Daniel Green, Opinions Editor

February 7, 2018

Filed under Uncategorized

The Cal State system received a shock when Governor Jerry Brown released his proposal for the 2018-19 state budget. The biggest news was the decrease in funding from the expected $263 million, to a much smaller $92.1 million. This leaves a $171 million gap in funding that is likely going to be forced on students. Unfortunately, the first reaction from the Cal State Board of Trustees is to fall back on an increase in tuition. While this...

ASI holds senate elections for the new semester at CSULB

ASI holds senate elections for the new semester at CSULB

January 24, 2018

Associated Students Inc. got straight down to business during its first meeting of the spring semester — their motive: to elect new senators. After sifting through many applicants, three candidates w...

Eligible Students to be Guaranteed CSU Admission

James Chow, Assistant News Editor

June 29, 2017

Filed under News

As part of the 2017-18 budget deal, the California State University system is moving toward granting guaranteed admission to qualified in-state students. Qualified applicants are those who meet its admission requirements of a 3.0 GPA and a completion of “A-G” course requirements. The guarantee is a way to give eligible applicants the chance to get into the CSU system. Students are often turned down after applying...