After weeks of debate, ASI ruled in favor of lobbying on behalf of the ethnic studies requirement resolution.
The forum was held in response to the Associated Student Inc. Senate voting down resolution #SB 2020-12, a resolution that would support a bill for an ethnic studies general education requirement.
The 360-degree virtual reality film was directed by anthropology professor Scott Wilson in collaboration with American Indian Studies professor Cindi Alvitre. For Wilson, the film was a way to immerse the CSULB community in its history with the sacred land.
Students weigh in on the development of Puvungna, sacred land for indigenous people. This 22-acre parcel is located on CSULB and has been at the center of many disputes between Native American populations and the university.
ASI directors and senators heard comments about the university using Puvungna as a dumping ground, despite its status as a National Registered Historic Place at CSULB.
CSULB in talks to put 500 temporary parking spots on the 22-acre parcel.
Wednesday’s ASI Senate meeting tackled student concerns about parking and a mentioned possible parking lot expansion.
Attendees of the Rancho Los Cerritos exhibit of the Tongva tribe peered through a glass display Friday to gaze at a doll that represented the tribe’s spiritual leader, Redbird. Community members gathered in the Rancho Los Cerritos exhibit opening of the “Tevaaxa’nga (Tevahanga) to Today: Stories of the Tongva People”[Read More…]
Once a year, decedents of the Tongva people are invited to come together for a homecoming of sorts to relish in the celebration of culture through song, dance and quality time. Donned in traditional garb, people from all over the country migrated to the Cal State Long Beach central quad to[Read More…]