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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....

Tuition increase still not enough for CSU budget needs

Tuition increase still not enough for CSU budget needs

Valerie Osier and Chrystina Schwartz, Staff Writers

April 4, 2017

Filed under CSU, News, Showcase

The California State University Board of Trustees voted on March 22 to increase tuition by 5 percent, but the tuition increase won’t entirely fix the support budget shortfall; the CSU still needs over $90 mi...

Student faces ongoing investigation after issuing complaint against CSULB administration

Student faces ongoing investigation after issuing complaint against CSULB administration

March 23, 2017

A former Student Life and Development coordinator is being investigated through the University Police Department on grounds of harassment against Vice President for Student Affairs Carmen Taylor, after se...

Board of Trustees approve 5 percent tuition increase

Board of Trustees approve 5 percent tuition increase

March 22, 2017

For the first time in six years, California State University students will see a tuition increase of 5 percent, or $270 annually, as voted on today by the Board of Trustees during their meeting in downtow...

CSU Super Sunday reaches Long Beach churches

CSU Super Sunday reaches Long Beach churches

February 26, 2017

February is Black History Month, but Cal State Long Beach’s Super Sunday was all about the future.    CSULB’s president, Jane Close Conoley, spoke to the congregation at Antioch Church of Long Beach befo...