Thursday, Nov. 8
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Long Beach State, it breaks our hearts to have to share with you that another horrific tragedy has taken place. Last night, in Ventura County a gunman entered a bar in Thousand Oaks during "College Night" and took 13 lives. Much information is still unknown, but the students of Long Beach State stand with the victims, survivors, families and loved ones affected by this senseless mass shooting. If you are a CSULB student and have been impacted by this event, please know that you have services available to you at CSULB's Counseling and Psychological Services office.

CSULB Counseling and Psychological Services

In times like these it is important that we come together, spend time with our loved ones and remind ourselves that if we want to see change regarding gun violence in America, we must be the ones to make it happen.
In Solidarity,
-ASI President Jara, Vice President Almahdi & Treasurer Luna-
Mondays - 3:30 p.m. (USU 234)
Last Monday, the President's Cabinet met to discuss changes to curriculum, Conscious Collections and student advocacy. The following report was heard:
  • ASI Chief Academic Officer Lopez discussed the new General Education policy, graduation requirements, the Academic Senate Retreat and Beach 2030.

The following commissioners reported on the following:
  • Daniella Hernandez (Cultural Affairs) reported on an event featuring a guest speaker and her continued outreach to leaders of various cultural organizations.
  • Karla Rodriguez (Pregnant and Parenting Students) reported on events she has attended in which she has advocated for her constituents. Discussed her efforts to expand resources for pregnant and parenting students.
  • Samantha Brown (Disability Affairs) discussed her advocacy efforts for disabled students on campus and provided details regarding her plans and goals to increase support for her constituents.
  • Kyla Sazon (Women and Gender Equity Affairs) discussed the possibility of future events that will increase support for her constituents. Provided updates regarding the hiring of a new Title IX Director and efforts to raise awareness of the mental health of sexual assault survivors.

For more information on the Cabinet, check out their web page here .
Tuesdays - 3:30 p.m. (USU 234)
Last Tuesday, the Board of Control (BOC) awarded funds to:
  • Fathima Shinham - American Sign Language Club - Local Stories
  • Tabitha McCluskie - Anthropology Student Association (AAA) - 117th AAA Annual Meeting
  • Kenya Alfaro - Society of Hispanic Professionals (SHPE) - SHPE 2018 National Convention
  • Komal Gada - American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition
  • Alyssa DiLauro, Heather Kincaid, Christopher Odell, Courtney Weeks - American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) 2019 Combined Sections Meeting
  • Eduardo Arvilla Bohmer, Chloe Carr, Kamiran Dadah, Lizabeth Iveza, Chelsea Jones, Lucienne Profenius - National Communication Association Conference
  • Jesse Brouillette, Kayla Landers, Daila Chavarin, Matthew Choi, Carter Ellwood - National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) Conference

The following reports were heard:
  • ASI Treasurer Jesse Luna commended the board for their dedicated efforts to serving students.

To learn more, check out BOC agendas and minutes here .
Wednesdays - 3:30 p.m. (USU 234)
Last Wednesday, Oct. 31, the Senate met to give various reports and vote on the following:
  • BOD #2019-22: Election of (1) Senator, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics – Ruben Alvarez – ELECTED
  • Ruben Alvarez spoke to his extensive background as a student leader at Cerritos College and how those experiences will make him an effective senator. Ruben was elected by a unanimous vote.
  • PA #2019-19: Confirmation of (1) Associate Justice Christopher Forestiere – CONFIRMED
  • Christopher Forestiere described his experiences as an honors student, President of the History Students Association and Director of Operations & Logistics for TEDx @CSULB and how they make him uniquely qualified as a justice. Christopher was confirmed by a unanimous vote. 

The following public comments were heard:
  • Yesenia Salguero – reported on behalf of ASI Communications to provide details on events such as Festival of Frights, Dia de los Muertos, Project Chill and the Pregnant & Parenting Student Meet & Greet.
  • Andrea Guerrero – expressed concerns over the firing of Kimberli Meyer and race relations within the College of the Arts.

To learn more about the Senate, visit their web page here .
Wednesdays - 3:30 p.m. (USU 234)
  • CSULB Director for Equity and Diversity Larisa Hamada

Action Items:
  • SR #2019-05: Support Trans Students
  • SR #2019-06: In Support of Increased Transparency
  • BOD #2019-23: Election of (1) Senate Rep to the ASI Media Advisory Board

  • ASI President Genesis Jara - Time Certain 3:45 p.m.
  • ASI Treasurer Jesse Luna - Time Certain 3:50 p.m.
  • ASI Chief Diversity Officer Sean Aquino - Time Certain 3:55 p.m.
  • ASI Commissioner for Pregnant and Parenting Students Karla Rodriguez - Time Certain 4:00 p.m.
  • ASI At-Large Senators
ASGV Senate Chambers USU