February 26, 2021
  • 9:30 am CSUDH Educators and School Employees, Vaccinated Next
  • 10:30 am For White People Only: Anti-Racism Workshop Addresses Racial Bias and Unity
  • 2:43 pm Greatness Personified: Remembering Kobe Bryant
  • 10:02 am Straight Down the Chimney and Into Your (Digital) Hands: Special Holiday Edition of The Bulletin!
  • 2:44 pm Did You Wake up Looking this Beautiful?
  • 11:43 am A Long History for University’s Newest Major
  • 5:15 pm Issue 5 of Bulletin Live! Collector’s Item! Worth its Weight in Digital Paper!
  • 4:06 pm Special Election Issue
  • 4:03 pm Three best Latinx Halloween & Horror Short Films available now on HBO Max
  • 9:49 am Issue 3 of CSUDH Bulletin Live if You Want It
  • 3:24 pm Hispanic Heritage Month Update
  • 2:00 pm South Bay Economic Forecast Goes Virtual
  • 3:52 pm BREAKING NEWS: Classes for Spring to be Online, CSU Chancellor Announces
  • 9:39 am “Strikes” and Solidarity
  • 8:30 am March Into History: Just 5 in 1970, CSUDH Growth Shaped by Historic Event
  • 8:30 am Will the Bulletin Make Today Tomorrow?
  • 9:04 am Different Neighborhoods Warrant Rubber Bullets or Traffic Control For Protesters
  • 5:07 pm STAFF EDITORIAL: Even Socially Distant, We All Have to Work Together
  • 5:47 pm Transcript of CSUDH President Parham’s Coronavirus Announcement
  • 10:46 am Cal State Long Beach Suspends Face-to-Face Classes; CSUDH Discussing Contingency Plans
  • 5:26 pm Things Black People Should be Able to Get Away with This Month
  • 10:25 am Latinx Students Need a Place to Call Home
  • 2:35 pm Will Time Run Out Before Funds for PEGS? [UPDATED]
  • 8:41 am Year of the Rat? What’s That?
  • 6:20 am Artist Who Gave Life to Death and Inspired Countless Others Gets His Due at Dominguez Hills
  • 5:16 pm Why I’m Rooting for Dr. Cornel West
  • 5:00 pm Under Fire from the Feds, Vaping’s Future is Cloudy
  • 3:28 pm We’re Going to Need a Bigger Boat; Tsunami 3.0 Hits Campus, Enrollment Swells
  • 1:22 pm THE FIRST ISSUE OF THE BULLETIN IS HERE
  • 4:48 pm University Weathering a Wave of New Students
  • 9:21 pm The Bulletin’s Public Records Request Offers Springboard to Launch Gender Equity Discussion at CSUDH
  • 4:27 pm Black is the New Black: Raising the Capital on the “B” Word
  • 10:53 am Guns Up for Arrest: Student advocacy group pushes for CSU No Gun Zones–Including the Police
  • 4:09 pm Staff Editorial: Words on the First
  • 8:42 pm Carson Mayor Blasts Media, Landmark Libel Case in Keynote Address
  • 9:27 am Free Speech Week Calendar of Events Update
  • 6:02 am Food for Thought: 40% of Students are Food Insecure
  • 3:12 pm Academic Senate Rejects CSU GE Task Force & Report
  • 3:06 pm Work To Be Done
  • 5:56 pm ASI Elections: What You Need to Know
  • 8:02 pm CSUDH President Parham Announces Cancer Diagnosis
  • 9:47 am CSUDH Art Professor’s 20-Year Journey Results in First Local Showing of Film
  • 9:13 pm Free Speech or Free Hate area?
  • 9:08 pm CSUDH’s Best & Brightest Shine at Student Research Day
  • 9:05 pm Academic Senate Approves Gender Equity Task Force
  • 12:37 pm When Dr. Davis speaks, Toros Pay Close Attention
  • 3:38 pm Investing in the Future: Dr. Thomas A. Parham Reflects on the Past Eight Months and Contemplates​ the University’s Future
  • 3:24 pm Green Olive to Open By End of Feb; Starbucks Not Until Fall
  • 3:20 pm Gov. Newsom’s Proposed Budget Hailed for Extensive Funding Increases
  • 3:08 pm Out of the Classroom: Labor and Community Organizing Course Aims to Teach Students How to Organize for Social Justice
  • 2:54 pm The Other Route in Professional Sports
  • 9:02 am Hail to the New Chief, CSUDH President Thomas Parham
  • 3:36 pm Career Center Holds Major/Minor Fair
  • 5:34 pm After Unexpected Delay, Undocumented Becomes More Intimate Theatrical Production
  • 1:30 pm What to Expect When You’re Expecting New Buildings
  • 10:01 am Need a Boost? Easy ways to fix your slow internet
  • 9:30 am HALL OF KICKS: Shoe 2 – Russell Westbrook: Why Not?
  • 9:50 pm Academic Senate Roundup: Proposed Health Fee Increase, Chancellor Visit, Anti-Racism Challenge Discussed
  • 9:15 am Dying To Be Thin, Living To Tell the Tale
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How to navigate spring semester illustration by Karthik Srinivas.

By Jasmine Nguyen, Senior Editor

As the spring semester approaches, many students are dealing with how to approach the new semester. Unlike previous years, it’s not as easy to just get your class schedule and show up to classes. Many students are left with questions on how to prepare for the next months of schooling.

How is CSUDH handling commencement this year?

With commencement being canceled last spring, many students are wondering how the school plans to move forward with the class of 2021. The Office of the President announced that a hybrid ceremony for both the classes of 2020 and 2021 will be taking place in May. In an email sent to students, it was stated that while there would be no audience in attendance for the event, students will be joined by the Academic Senate chair, representing faculty, the president and cabinet, and respective deans. The ceremony will take place three times a day and follow Covid-19 guidelines, with Monday, May 24, 2021, and Tuesday, May 25, 2021, being slotted for the Class of 2020 and Wednesday, May 26, 2021, and Thursday, May 27, 2021, for the Class of 2021.

More information on the commencement website.

Will CSUDH’s campus be open to the public, such as the Library and the Bookstore?

According to the TorosTogether on the CSUDH website, the campus will remain mostly closed for the spring semester. The library will remain closed but students will be able to provide access to online databases and resources through online communication. Locker Student Union’s dining services will remain closed as well but the campus bookstore will be available for online pickup. Student Health Services will be offering in-person services by appointment while the Psychological Services are to be completely virtual.

What classes will be in-person this semester?

While the majority of classes will be virtual, there are about 100 exceptions, for those classes that ” emphasize practical and hands-on learning, and clinical placements that cannot otherwise be offered,” according to the in-person classes page on the CSUDH website.

The largest number of in-person classes are offered in the College of Arts and Humanities, and are mostly dance, music, theater and hands-on art classes, like ceramics. exceptions.

To read the full list check out the in-person classes page on the CSUDH website.

How is CSUDH ensuring student’s safety when attending in-person classes?

The first two weeks of the 2021 spring semester will be completely virtual, meaning for the time being all in-person classes until Feb. 8. Students who have in-person classes are expected to be tested for COVID-19 two weeks prior to stepping foot onto campus, as well as mandatory and free COVID-19 testing for those students as well as faculty. For more information check out our in-depth article on COVID-19 protocols on Pages 1, 5, 8, campus as well as the University website.

How do I get involved virtually?

While campus life has slowed due to COVID-19 many campus clubs are still meeting virtually as well as departments are holding virtual events to attend throughout the semester. For example, there will be a Spring Social hosted by the Toro Dreamers Success Center and the Assoicated Associated Students Inc. in February! Events and club meetings are often posted on TOROLINK as well on the organization’s social media pages, so be sure to check those out!

How can I stay focused throughout the semester?

Virtual learning can be a struggle even a year in. It takes adjustments and for many students, it’s a difficult transition. Try starting a planner, write out your weekly schedule and goals! If you don’t want to buy a whole new planner, the website Notion is a great resource where they have templates for note-taking and journaling! And don’t be afraid to reach out to your professors if you’re struggling, they’re here to help!

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