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Governor Brown’s proposed final budget plan is not enough to fund Cal State system

Governor Brown’s proposed final budget plan is not enough to fund Cal State system

January 21, 2018

Just hours after California Governor Jerry Brown released his budget plan on Jan. 10, members of the Cal State system were quick to criticize. Brown’s plan offered to allocate $92.1 million toward the...

Negotiations for a new contract begin again between CSUEU and the CSU system

Negotiations for a new contract begin again between CSUEU and the CSU system

October 18, 2017

Beneath an unforgiving sun, a crowd of about 20 individuals sporting blue shirts and signs gathered in front of Brotman Hall on Wednesday to peacefully protest the pay grade structures and benefits for Cal...

CSU executive administrators receive pay increase

Joel Vaughn, Staff Writer

October 1, 2017

Filed under CSU, News, Today

Cal State Board of Trustees created conflict among  students after their Sept. 19 meeting with the decision to raise executive administration pay within the Cal State University system. Michael Uhlenkamp, interim senior director of public affairs for Cal States, said that executive administrators, presidents and chancellors, received a pay raise of 2.5 percent.  Cal State San Marcos’ President received a 10 percent rai...

La Raza Student Association demonstrates in honor of Ayotzinapa 43

La Raza Student Association demonstrates in honor of Ayotzinapa 43

September 27, 2017

Wednesday afternoon, the free speech lawn at Cal State Long Beach became a sea of white signs, bearing the faces of the 43 Mexican students who mysteriously disappeared three years ago in Guerrero, Mexico. ...

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...

Audit reveals CSU management hired, paid at higher rates

Lola Olvera, Staff Writer

May 8, 2017

Filed under CSU, News

In the wake of a tuition increase and last year’s narrowly avoided faculty strike, the financial priorities of the 23 Cal State schools are being scrutinized after a state audit reported that the school system has been hiring and compensating management personnel at a higher rate than faculty and staff for the last nine years.    The audit was released on April 20 after state review of CSU campuses. Auditors visited six C...

California State University Employee’s Union calls for change in employee contracts

Sol Mendez, Staff Writer

April 23, 2017

Filed under CSU, News, Showcase

With just nine weeks before contract renewal with California State University, the CSU Employee Union has recently began the bargaining process of their contract in order to secure and better the rights of employees covered by the union. The CSUEU represents approximately 16,000 employees across all 23 CSU campuses. According to the union’s website, the primary focus of the union is in protecting, maintaining and enhan...

Less hassle, more tassle with the Graduation Initiative 2025

Less hassle, more tassle with the Graduation Initiative 2025

Michaela Kwoka-Coleman, Assistant News Editor

April 19, 2017

Filed under Campus, News, Showcase

  Cal State Long Beach students should expect to see more sections of highly impacted classes, among other changes, thanks to programs and research conducted under the Graduation 2025 Initiative....