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ASI passes white supremacy resolution

ASI passes white supremacy resolution

April 11, 2018

After last week’s debate over the resolution “ASI against White Supremacy,” student Associated Students Inc. senators came prepared and ready to vote. After taking a roll-call vote, the third rea...

White supremacy resolution stuck in the senate

White supremacy resolution stuck in the senate

April 4, 2018

The sight of inked swastikas and racist rhetoric on bathroom stalls is no longer shocking for most Cal State Long Beach students. The Associated Students Inc. senate has tried to prevent hate speech in the past, but the new resolution against white supremacy sparked debat...

ASI Senate continues heated debate over new resolutions

ASI Senate continues heated debate over new resolutions

November 29, 2017

Associated Students Inc.’s resolution against hate speech faced backlash this week as some senators claim it was “whitewashed.” The intent of the resolution is to let students know ASI recognizes the ...

Haters gon’ hate

Haters gon’ hate

November 28, 2017

"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press….” There’s a reason this is the Fi...

Student government encounters a roadblock in defining hate speech in new resolution

Student government encounters a roadblock in defining hate speech in new resolution

November 16, 2017

Student senators were in a state of disarray Wednesday over a new resolution addressing free speech. The resolution eventually passed on a second reading, but not without arguments from both sides. O...

CSULB fights hate speech and tuition increase

CSULB fights hate speech and tuition increase

November 9, 2017

Systemwide issues All eyes and ears were focused on Associated Student Inc. President Joe Nino as he announced that tuition may increase for the second year in a row during Wednesday’s meeting. ...

First Amendment panel breaks down free speech

First Amendment panel breaks down free speech

November 1, 2017

Black chairs filled the University Student Union ballrooms Wednesday night, but only half of the seats were filled. Meanwhile, a group of panelists sat facing the crowd and addressed one of the hottest...

Senate argues over content in new resolution against hate crimes

Senate argues over content in new resolution against hate crimes

November 1, 2017

As hate speech continues to be a hot topic on campus, Associated Students Inc. moved to pass a new resolution which will take a formal stand against hate crimes. The first reading of resolution “ASI St...