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Amid all the protests and controversy surrounding the 2022 commencement venue announcement, one question still remains: Why is graduation happening at Angel Stadium to begin with?
CSULB President Jane Close Conoley gives a deeper insight on why the winter commencement plan did not work out.
Long Beach State officials will hold commencement ceremonies in May and December for graduates who were “disappointed” by the outcome of the commencement survey.
Graduates and their families shared feelings of pride as they purchased their caps and gown at the university bookstore grad fair.
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Conoley said her decision to move forward with the original commencement plan at Angel Stadium was already in place before the survey results came out.
CSULB graduating seniors expressed concerns on how the commencement survey that was sent out on Tuesday leaned towards the socially distanced ceremony instead of a traditional one.
Three CSULB seniors created the spring 2022 commencement petition for a ‘traditional walk’ at Angel Stadium
After finding out this year’s commencement would be hosted in a socially distanced manner with mini-stages, three seniors came together to let CSULB walk.
CSULB students protested commencement plans on campus and encouraged passing colleagues to sign their petition.