June 20, 2019
  • 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
  • 8:37 am University Police Investigating Possible Hate Symbol Found on Campus
  • 12:31 pm FOR JAMI
  • 12:30 pm Tenure on Track?
  • 12:27 pm MBA In Limbo


Once again, students attending one of the 23 CSU campuses are facing a potential tuition increase.
Word of the tuition hike floated around at a CSU Board of Trustees meeting last month. However, more-official discussion on if, or possibly when it would be implemented, will not be made until January.
Demonstrators from Cal State Dominguez Hills, Cal State Long Beach and other CSU campuses, came together at CSU Headquarters in Long Beach to protest the potential increase.
Many students are worried that another tuition hike, raising fees to about $5,743, would effectively price them out of a higher education.
We, as students, are in a difficult situation. The economy sucks, we can’t get decent-paying jobs, and our education is becoming completely unaffordable. Paying for tuition is already hard enough, and some of us are barely getting by.
The possibility of tuition increasing is a terrible position in which to put students. Many would agree that today tuition is already too expensive, not even factoring in the increase.
Compared to other countries that go to college for free, or are even paid to attend college, financing a higher education in the United States is a joke. You almost have to sell a kidney and your first born just to attend for a semester, not to mention all of the add-ons. A $65 fee to apply for graduation? Really?
It’s safe to say that for the majority of us, Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vermont) had our vote for president. We were hoping that one day, we would be able to pursue an education and not have to declare bankruptcy, or be stuck paying student loans for the next 20 years.
Instead we got Donald Trump, and what happens next is anybody’s guess. But with no relief in sight, where does it end?
A report by the CSU shows that administrators are aware that some students at CSUDH, and other campuses, have issues with homelessness and food insecurity.
If someone really has to choose between eating and having a place to live, and their tuition, what does that say about how our country values education, values us, values the future?
As the next generation to take the reins of society, we will be inheriting the fruits of today’s labor. The question is, do we want to pick those fruits? Is this a world we want to live in?
Faculty, staff and students coming together to march through campus displays a powerful message: that we’re willing to take this journey together. However, if tuition hikes and increases are in the future, that journey will be much more difficult for everyone involved.
Hopefully, the Board of Trustees will come to their senses and invest less in administrator salaries and more in education, more in us, and more in the future.



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