In 2016, Rising Scholars was created to support students that are formerly incarcerated and system impacted. Their work, now aided with the addition of Project Rebound, continues to serve the community through education, advocacy and support.
With over 2,000 participants across the country, an academic strike is set to take place Sept. 8 and 9 as a way to stand up against racial injustice and promote structural change regarding violence and policing in America.
The ASI senator once lived a life of crime and heavy drug use but is now using those experiences to advocate on others’ behalf.
In a 16-0-2 vote, ASI voted to hear two bills regarding education rights for prisoners.
A mandate for more diversity in education can only be a good thing. Learning about marginalized communities is necessary for building a better future.
Higher education comes at too high a cost for many lower class Americans, and it’s only getting worse
Growing up underprivileged in today’s society is hard — just ask any of the 12.7 percent of individuals that live below the poverty line in America as of 2017. But what’s even more taxing and seemingly impossible than growing up in destitution? Try being born into these circumstances and living[Read More…]
Although there is no quick solution to dissolving barriers within higher education, Tavis Smiley and five panelists attempted to examine the root of problems like access, retention and graduation rates during a panel last week. For the last 25 years, broadcasts from late-night television and National Public Radio host Tavis[Read More…]
Tucked away in the north end of campus and in the back of most students’ minds is the College of Education. The College of Education is hosting Education Week at California State University, Long Beach all week to highlight the services and programs it offers students. “[The CED] feels this[Read More…]
From meeting fellow peers who are passionate about their studies and social lives to gaining lifelong skills in extracurricular activities like the Model United Nations, students’ experiences throughout their years in college often shape them into new people. However, the most influential part of any student’s university career is the[Read More…]
Water isn’t the only thing California is running out of, according to California State University Chancellor Timothy White in a virtual press conference Friday afternoon. “California is also facing an equally devastating drought, and that is the number of people in California who have a bachelor’s degree,” White said. In[Read More…]