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CSU strike talks and possible tuition increase

CSU strike talks and possible tuition increase

Eric Licas

February 10, 2016

California State University administrators stated during a Feb. 5 web conference that schools will remain open if California Faculty Association members go on strike. Possible tuition increases and other student concerns were also discussed. "Campuses will remain open, and most classes will continue ...

CSU Faculty release potential strike date

CSU Faculty release potential strike date

Nicollette Ashtiani

February 10, 2016

The California Faculty Association’s Board of Directors have released the dates of the potential five-day strike, approved in a vote last semester. CFA members will strike if they cannot come to an agreement with the California State University management in regards to their request for a general salary...

Students, faculty challenge CSU Chancellor Timothy White at open forum

Students, faculty challenge CSU Chancellor Timothy White at open forum

Edward Ruano

January 31, 2016

Students and faculty voiced their concerns surrounding the overall status of the California State University (CSU) system at the open public forum with California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White on Friday at the Plaza Del Sol Performance Hall. The topics of discussion ranged from the...

Students petition against possible tuition fee increase before public forum

Students petition against possible tuition fee increase before public forum

Edward Ruano

January 29, 2016

A group of students started a petition to protest proposed tuition hikes across the CSU. The group, Students for Quality Education, rallied under Sierra Tower building Thursday, to bring the petition to students on campus. Michelle Aranda, a Chicano studies major and intern for the California Faculty A...

Students for Quality Education threaten hunger strike until CSU meets demands

Natalie Rivera

April 29, 2012

Members of Student for Quality Education announced Friday that they will be participating in a hunger strike and fast until tuition freezes and they roll back executive and administrative salaries.   The hunger strike will involve 12 students from six CSU’s including Northridge, Dominguez Hill...

CSUN hosts conference that discusses the future of California’s public education amidst budget cuts

Administrator

April 23, 2011

Students demanded a question and answer session with CSU Chancellor Charles Reed in an event held at CSUN. Reed obliged. “CSU: in the next 50 years” addressed education issues at the conference held at the Valley Performance Arts Center. CSUN hosted a day of discussions regarding education policies of the CSU system. Among faculty, staff and other educators from various CSU campuses, Senator Alex Padilla (D-San ...

Protesters call for CSU chancellor to resign

Brian De Los Santos

April 14, 2011

Students and faculty across CSU campuses rallied, marched, and participated in sit-ins at administration buildings to protest against CSU Chancellor Charles Reed and other Board of Trustees officials. CSUN students and faculty joined the CSU effort. Students for Quality Education (SQE), a student a...

CSUN students vent their frustrations about budget cuts at ‘Vocal Artillery’ open mic event

Ashley Soley-Cerro

February 26, 2011

The Students for a Quality Education (SQE) creatively expressed their irritation with the $500 million proposed budget cut for the next school year by hosting an open mic night at the Chicana/o house on Thursday. The group encouraged the audience to participate in the campus protest against the...

Students for Quality Education shows display of CSU fee increases in front of the Oviatt

Antoine Abou-Diwan

December 1, 2010

Correction: In the story “Students illustrate CSU fee hikes” published Dec. 2, it stated Assembly Bill 656 would place a tax on oil companies which would be applied toward education, if passed. Senate Bill 330 would provide transparency. Both bills were not passed. The Students for Quality E...

Students prepare to protest tuition increase at Chancellor’s office in Long Beach

Reanna Delgadillo

November 7, 2010

This week the Cal State University (CSU) system will meet on Tuesday and Wednesday in Long Beach at the Chancellor’s office to discuss and vote on the budget for the next academic year. The vote will also include an increase in tuition and enrollment. Michael Uhlenkamp, CSU director of Media Relations...

With student voter apathy, organizations set up registration booths

Mandi Gosling

October 13, 2010

When supplemental instruction leader Jocelyn Duarte asked her Central American Studies 113A class how many of the students were registered to vote, she was surprised when less than half the class raised their hands. “Almost the whole class was eligible, but have not registered,” Duarte ...

Students argue funding for school-spirit sculpture is ill-timed while students are struggling to enroll

Adria Brodie

October 5, 2010

Two CSUN students voiced their opposition and concerns to the Associated Students (A.S.) regarding the funding of the Matador statue. Seniors Jose Gomez and Daniel Santana addressed the Senate at Tuesday’s A.S. meeting during the open forum. They said they were disappointed and disagreed with ...

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