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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By Brenda Verano, News Editor and Carina Noyola, Life Style Editor & Multimedia Coordinator

The state of California is home to the nation’s largest four-year public university system, but it is also home of the country’s current COVID-19 epicenter of the coronavirus. With 36,360 deaths as of Friday, the California State University System is at a constant battle against the deadly virus that is affecting their students and communities as days go by.

As CBSLA first reported, CSU Chancellor Joseph Castro sent a letter out to each of the campus presidents of the 23 universities saying the coronavirus surge in California is “deeply concerning.” In the letter, Castro asked that presidents consider delaying face-to-face instruction or returning to campus to as late as possible. But even as the CSUs have, for the majority, maintained a distance-learning agenda, many of the students have been infected and tested positive after the holidays. 

Among the CSUs with the highest COVID cases is California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo at number two, with a total of 905 off-campus and on-campus cases, and an extra 19 new cases added since their last update. The other CUS’s with the highest COVID-19 cases are San Diego State,in first place and Chico State, taking  third place with 296 confirmed cases.  This is in comparison to CSUDH’s 88 total cases since Spring 2020

Many reports compare the Cal Poly’s COVID-19 outbreak with the fact that it is also in the top three CSU party schools, making it no coincidence at all, as the university currently has a total of 114 on-campus residential students currently in quarantine.

But to prevent the spread, Cal Poly along with other universities like CSULA, CSULB, CSUDH, CSUN, SAC State and CSUF, all have testing sites campus open to students and some are open to communities as well. 

Some of the universities like CSUN and CSULB are taking it a step further and becoming sites for the COVID-19 vaccine. CSUN started administering COVID-19 vaccines to eligible Los Angeles County residents using two of their parking lots.

To ensure the continued safety of the rest of their students CSU’s are also implementing ways to report suspected or confirmed COVID-19 cases. 

The universities have developed  systematic methods with names like “Daily Health Self-screening,”  “COVID-19 Self-Reporting form,” “COVID Case Reporting Form,”or CSUDH’s own “COVID-19 Screening Tool,” who all have one purpose, to keep the university community safe and up-to-date. 

Below is a visual graph of seven CSU’s located throughout different regions of the state, and some neighboring schools with CSUDH.

Infographic created by Carina Noyola.

If you are a CSUDH students living in University Housing and/or taking face-to-face classes during spring 2021,mandatory tests are now required and available under the newly implemented “COVID-19 surveillance testing program”

The test will be FREE, every Wednesday to eligible asymptomatic students, faculty, and staff.

For more information on CSUDH’s COVID-19 response and protocol click here

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