The Associated Students, Incorporated (ASI) strongly believes in the educational and societal value of encouraging the student-led, uninhibited, robust, free and open discussion of issues and ideas on the California State University, Long Beach campus. It is ASI’s intent that its student fee funded media programs will provide a full opportunity for all CSULB students to inquire, question and exchange ideas and that the student media will strive to reflect all areas of student interest. The various programs listed here have won many awards and honors over the years and exist to serve the entire campus community so that they may listen, watch and read to their own enjoyment.
22 West Radio is a state-of-the art, student-run and professionally advised radio station that broadcasts live to the Los Angeles/Orange County market on 88.1 FM HD3 and on the internet worldwide at 22westmedia.com. 22 West Radio has free iPhone and Android apps, which makes the station available to all smartphones and mobile devices. Depending on the season, 22 West Radio has between 40 and 50 student & local community volunteers that help to curate a wide variety of programming that includes EDM (Electronic Dance Music), rock, hip-hop, soul, funk and Top 40 music, as well as news, talk, sports formatted, and religious programming.
The mission of 22 West Radio is to broadcast campus originated and syndicated programming, inform the student body, staff and administration of current and up-coming events, provide a professional state-of-the-art learning environment and present entertainment programs of interest to the students, surrounding communities and worldwide. For more information or to learn more about how to get involved visit their website at https://22westmedia.com.
22 West Video was founded in the spring of 2000 as a student involvement program operating under the University Student Union. Over the years, it has expanded its format, incorporating new ideas from its ever-changing, yet highly talented contributors, made up of both paid and volunteer student staff. The mission of 22 West Video is to allow students from various disciplines the opportunity to be involved in the production of a both cinematic and journalistic content that is of specific interest to students of California State University, Long Beach. All CSULB students are invited to not only attend weekly meetings and contribute ideas for content, but also to step behind the scenes to learn all aspects of film production. From writing to editing, camera work to sound production, students working at 22 West Video can broaden their education and receive valuable experience in writing, journalism, film production, editing, marketing, and sound design.
22 West Magazine has been a staple of the CSULB community since 1977. Since its inception, the vision of this weekly paper has been to be “the students’ newspaper,” and with each new staff the 22 West Magazine has progressively taken steps to keep true to that ideal. 22 West Magazine is proudly student-run, curated solely by students, for students.
Anyone who is a student, alumnus, or member of the CSULB faculty is welcome to contribute to the 22 West Magazine, regardless of age, creed, major, sexuality, gender, disability or race. The 22 West Magazine staff is advised by media professionals employed by the Associated Students, Inc. For more information or to learn more about how to get involved visit their website at https://22westmedia.com.