The CSUSB Associated Students Inc. (ASI) will be hosting a free special event, Sí Se Puede: A Dialogue with Dolores Huerta, on March 7. A civil rights activist known for her work in establishing the National Farm Workers Association alongside Cesar Chavez, Huerta is also the recipient of the United States Presidential Medal of Freedom for her speaking engagements. Dolores Huerta began her career in activism in 1955 with Community Service Organization founder Fred Ross to form the Stockton chapter of the CSO. This grassroots group worked to end segregation, discrimination and police brutality and improve social and economic conditions of farm workers. In 1960, Huerta … [Read more...] about A dialogue with Dolores Huerta
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By Janet Curiel |Staff Writer| Students Cassandra Butcher, Asia Pham and Connor Dickson walked with arms full, headed toward North Park Elementary April 28. The students came as representatives of the Pan-African Student Success Center, Adult Re-Entry Center and Associated Students Incorporated (ASI), to deliver a variety of gifts for the students, faculty, and staff who are still recovering from the tragedy that struck April 10. After CSUSB was put on lockdown and hearing about the incident that was going on, Butcher didn't hesitate to take action. "I was just sitting at my desk ... what can I do? Oh, I can write them a letter, and then I was like oh wait, we could write … [Read more...] about Letters to North Park
By Erin Leach |Staff Writer| Students are constantly complaining about aspects of campus life and that’s a problem if they don’t participate in the ASI student election process. Voting would give them an opportunity to make a difference. For the students, by the students. that’s the ASI motto. It’s difficult to maintain this type of infrastructure when the “by the students” portion is lacking. When it comes to selecting ASI leaders, only about 1/18th of the student population votes and there are only about 20-30 students who come to watch the open forums and candidate debates. Students are usually uninformed and unenthusiastic on election day resulting in a vote for the … [Read more...] about Lack of voting leaves students powerless
By: Kelsey Wagner |staff writer| Current ASI (Associated Student Incorporated) Executive Vice President, Kandyce Hall, is running for her position again next year. “My main mission in ASI [is to] make more people aware of what ASI is, what we offer, and get more people involved,” said Hall. Hall oversees and appoints all student representatives of ASI to university campus-wide committees. She also chairs the ASI personnel committee and appoints, with a majority approval vote of the ASI Board of Directors, all student representatives to the ASI Personnel Committee, according to the ASI Bylaws “Being involved,[and making] a connection to the school [retains] students[...] at the … [Read more...] about Kandyce Hall for Executive V.P. ASI