June 19, 2020
President Conoley Addresses Racial Injustice
In a new OneBeach video message, President Jane Close Conoley discusses the Black Lives Matter movement and efforts we must take toward enhancing equity and inclusion on campus.
“Reuniting The Beach”
In this OneBeach video message, President Conoley discusses the necessary planning underway to fully reunite our students, faculty and staff back on campus.
DACA Decision Protects Dreamers; Permanent Legislation Still Needed
President Conoley praised the June 18 Supreme Court decision that preserves the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, but stressed that advocacy must continue for permanent protections for the undocumented through legislation.
The History Behind Juneteenth
Today is Juneteenth, when on June 19, 1865, Union General Gordon Granger read The Emancipation Proclamation to Texas slaves - two and a half years after it was first issued. Originating in Galveston, Texas, the day, which is also referred to as "Emancipation Day," is celebrated across the U.S.
College of the Arts Welcomes New Dean
Dr. Robin Bargar will begin his new position as dean of the College of the Arts on July 20. Dr. Bargar comes to The Beach from the University of Salford, where he currently serves as the University Director of Digital and Creative Industry Collaboration and is a professor in the School of Arts Media with a joint appointment in Computing Sciences.
ASI Workers’ Mission is to Help the Most Vulnerable
Though in-person visits to the Beach Pantry are on hold, ASI staff remain hard at work providing donated nonperishable food and toiletry packages to qualifying students via drive-through service each Friday.
CSU Police Chiefs Unite Against Abuse and Deaths
The chiefs of police from the California State University’s 23 campuses issued a joint statement on June 4 in response to the killing of George Floyd and other deaths of African Americans at the hands of police throughout the nation. On June 12, the CSU police chiefs also issued a pledge to implement recommendations from the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing, including the prohibition of carotid control holds.
CSULB In The News
National Public Radio
CSULB Professor Discusses LGBTQ Supreme Court Ruling
The OC Register
CSULB Professor Comments On Shark Sighting
The Washington Post
CSULB Lecturer Explains How Hollywood's TV Industry Is Addressing Racism