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A proposal to require use of classrooms on Fridays has been approved for a two-year trial period

Valerie Osier, Assistant News Editor

October 21, 2015

Filed under Campus, News, Today

  The “Monday through Thursday mentality” on campus will be interrupted next fall.   A compromise between Academic Senate and administration will allow for a two-year pilot program that will push departments to offer Friday classes. As of next fall, California State University, Long Beach will have the largest number of students on campus since 2008. The scheduling for fall 2016 is happening now, so the ...

Activists supporting survivors of sexual assault brought The Clothesline Project and Take Back the Night to CSULB

Activists supporting survivors of sexual assault brought The Clothesline Project and Take Back the Night to CSULB

October 21, 2015

Survivors and victims openly displayed their feelings about sexual and domestic violence at The Clothesline Project and Take Back the Night rally held on campus Wednesday. The Clothesline Project was a vi...

Potential parking fee increase

Potential parking fee increase

October 21, 2015

The Parking and Transportation Department advising committee is brainstorming new ways to better the parking problem, despite operating at a $4.4 million deficit at California State University, Long Bea...

Candlelight of Hope vigil lights for suicide awareness

Candlelight of Hope vigil lights for suicide awareness

October 20, 2015

Tiny plastic candles flickered inside hundreds of paper bags surrounding the Maxson Plaza fountain on Tuesday evening as bypassers solemnly wrote notes on other bags to loved ones lost to suicide or words...

CFA begins ‘Fight for Five’ strike authorization vote Monday

CFA begins ‘Fight for Five’ strike authorization vote Monday

October 20, 2015

With upraised fists, campaign banners and chants that could be heard across campus, the California State University, Long Beach chapter of the California Faculty Association opened voting Monday to authorize a strike. The strike vote came about after final budget negotiations with the Cal...

Publishing politics

Erick Ohrstrom, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015

Filed under Campus, News, Today

The start of the school year is commonly associated with the struggle to find reasonable priced textbooks, and the Academic Senate has questioned if there is a way to make that process more reasonable. At last week’s Academic Senate meeting, members discussed to what extent instructors should be able to profit off published works they are assigning their classes. The political purpose was to avoid conflicts of interest,...

CSULB has a lot of unspent money

Brian E. Juarez, Contributing Writer

October 15, 2015

Filed under ASI, Campus, News, Today

  President Jane Close Conoley announced that the university is making departments and colleges throughout the university aware of unspent scholarship money at the Academic Senate meeting on Thursday.   “Apparently, there are $8 million available that have not been spent,” English Professor Norbert Schürer said in an email sent to College of Liberal Arts faculty.   The university is build...

Bike thefts rising in CSULB

Bike thefts rising in CSULB

October 12, 2015

Cyclists, lock up your bikes. That’s what the University Police and the Cycling Club are saying after a rise in thefts within the first month and a half on the California State University, Long Beach...