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Graphic: Student Research Grants

Are you a student looking to take your learning to a new level? Expand your knowledge and understanding with university funded research grants!

Graphic: Spring Week of Welcome

It's nice to have you back at Long Beach State, we hope you had a relaxing and rejuvenating winter break. Now that classes are starting up again here's some Week of Welcome (WOW) programming to look forward to in the coming weeks.

Graphic: State of the Associated Students

Every semester, the president of ASI delivers an update on the organization and its ongoing mission to support and enhance the student experience at Long Beach State. This important tradition is known as the State of the Associated Students speech.

LBSU Shark Challenge winners

The time has come! The students have voted and selected our #LBSUSharkChallenge winners!

conquer finals poster

Take on finals with our stress-reducing programs and resources. Bookmark this page for on-the-fly mindful activities, coloring sheets, exclusive stretching tips and more to get you through tough exam days.

Many Associated Students Incorporated (ASI) departments have compiled helpful resource links just for you! Check out their suggested relaxation content below:

ASI Fights for Equity, Inclusion and Racial Justice

Reflection has been one of the defining characteristics of 2020. As the fight to dismantle systemic racism grows across the nation, ASI is determined to pull their weight by implementing meaningful changes this year and beyond.

Build Your Perfect Meal and We'll Tell You What Type of Friend You Are

Hungry for something fun? Let us help. In the spirit of the holidays, here’s an interactive quiz to learn a little more about yourself. Based on the meals you choose, we’ll tell you what type of friend you are.

USU Student Laptop/Hotspot Loan Program

Going to school from home has changed the environment of learning, but the quality does not have to be affected too. For students needing academic resources, the University Student Union (USU) is hosting the CSULB Technology Loan program, providing students with laptop and hotspot loans.

Remembering the Awaida Family - Benches at the IPCDC in Memoriam

When Joseph Awaida, Raihan Dakhil and their 3-year-old son Omar were fatally struck by an intoxicated driver last Halloween, it sent shockwaves throughout the Beach community. On a sentimental one-year anniversary, two benches have been dedicated in memoriam of the family at the Isabel Patterson Child Development Center (IPCDC).

A message from the ASI President: Advocacy Goes On

Good morning, Long Beach State,

I’d first like to thank those who registered and voted in this year’s very important election. Your actions are the foundation of our democracy and, as students, our voices continue to evoke the necessary change in our nation. This cycle has elicited strong passions, uncertainty, and anxiety for so many of our students.

Drop-in Mental Health Resources

This fall semester has been anything but ordinary. With attending classes on Zoom, working from home, and living in close quarters, it’s hard not to feel overwhelmed at times. Looking for a way to remedy that stress? Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at The Beach is here for you.

Make Your Voice Heard...Get Out and Vote

Happy National Election Day, LBSU!
I am Omar Prudencio Gonzalez, and I humbly serve as ASI President/CEO this academic year.

SB 493 and Sex Equity

It’s been quite the shark frenzy these past few weeks on TikTok! Many shark dancers at LBSU have shown off their dance s’gills in our #LBSUSharkChallenge. I’m positive that Elbee is impressed with all of the submissions that we’ve received! Now, it’s time to announce our three finalists for this fierce competition.

Everything            You Need To Know About Prop 16

What You Need to Know About Prop 16
What is Proposition 16? Proposition 16 is a measure that appears on the November 2020 ballot. Put on the ballot by the California State Legislature, Proposition 16 would repeal Proposition 209 (1996), allowing for race, ethnicity, sex, nationality and color to be factors in public employment, education and contracting decisions. Proposition 16 would not create racial quotas; the U.S. Supreme Court found racial quotas unconstitutional in the Regents of the University of California v. Bakke case (1978).

Resources for the Black and Pan-African Student Community

Pan-African Student Cultural Resource Center
This resource center offers a safe space to support Black and African students, staff and faculty members. The Pan-African Student Cultural Resource Center aims to maintain and ensure support for the cultural growth of the Black and African community at the Beach.

Q&A with the Dream Success Center

This interview was held with Program Coordinator, Jessica Rios from the Dream Success Center (DSC). Rios offers insight on the importance of voting, issues impacting immigrant communities, and resources available to students.

Racial Literacy and Voting Equity

Racial issues have been woven into important elements of our lives, regardless of our consent or awareness.They’re in our government institutions, our educational infrastructures and our social constructions. Our nation’s history has seen the course of slavery, Reconstruction, Jim Crow, the civil rights movement and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA). And yet, over 400 years later, we near another presidential election with bittersweet hope – this will be the year real change sets in.