A Beach Team volunteer is an incoming first year or transfer student who commits to ASI to learn the intricacies of student government and develop their leadership skills. Because first semester students aren’t able to hold official positions on campus, ASI provides Beach Team as an opportunity to learn about student government and other ASI programs to help acquaint them with the right role for their interests. Beach Team is designed to provide opportunities for participation that encompass the values and practices of student government while promoting outreach, involvement and teamwork on campus. Visit www.asicsulb.org/beach-team for more info.
Beach Pride Events
Beach Pride Events operates as the event and entertainment programming arm of ASI. They are charged with developing, creating and implementing student-focused events to support ASI, the University Student Union and the ASI president’s programming vision. The events produced by Beach Pride vary, but encompass visual and performing arts, films, lectures, social events, comedy and novelty acts which are diverse, entertaining and educational. Some of the major programs they put on include Homecoming, Week of Welcome, the ASI Big Event and a bi-annual speaker series entitled “An Evening With.” Volunteers are exposed to and trained in all facets of event planning and programming, including program development, event budgeting, marketing, event management and program evaluation. Visit www.asicsulb.org/beachpride for more info.
ASI Video Productions
Video productions interns and volunteers work as a part of the ASI Communications (ASI Comm) team and operate as the multimedia arm of ASI marketing and communication efforts. Successful volunteers and interns are exposed to all areas of television production, including pre- and post-production. Typically, students are matched up with their area of interest (i.e., hosting, camerawork, sound, writing or editing). Students are expected to be able to demonstrate the basic concepts of video production by the end of the semester as evidenced by the completion of one television programming segment, which includes pitching a segment and obtaining approval, taping and editing of a segment and/or program. For more information, visit their webpage at www.asicsulb.org/newsreel.
Lobby Corps is a sub-committee of the Associated Students Senate. The body’s mission is to make sure that the student voice is heard at all levels of government, especially to those who have direct influence over the students at California State University, Long Beach. Lobby Corps often works in conjunction with the California State Student Association (CSSA) in crafting a legislative agenda for the ASI Senate to take action on. A successful volunteer will complete their time with Lobby Corps prepared to discuss various pressing issues facing the California education system, and know how to affect positive change. For more info, visit their webpage at asicsulb.org/lobby-corps.
Sustain U is an ad hoc committee organized under the University Student Union Board of Trustees (USUBOT) aimed at making sure all facilities managed under the USUBOT are sustainable and eco-friendly. The committee hosts bi-weekly open meetings on Mondays from 1 to 2 p.m. For more info, visit their webpage at www.asicsulb.org/sustainu.
College Beat TV
College Beat TV, a division of ASI Student Media, aims to give 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 College Beat TV can broaden their education and receive valuable experience in writing, journalism, film production, editing and sound design. For more info, call College Beat TV at 562-985-7021.
Kbeach Radio, a division of ASI Student Media, 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 Kbeach.org. Kbeach Radio is a student service of Associated Students, Inc. that offers students from all majors a chance to benefit from the broadcasting experience in a major radio market, and enhances student lives and increases learning outcomes from the college student experience. To learn more about how to get involved visit their website at www.kbeach.org.
The Union Weekly has been a staple of the CSULB community since 1977 and functions as a division of ASI Student Media. Anyone who is a student, alumnus, or member of the CSULB faculty is welcome to contribute to the Union Weekly, regardless of age, creed, major, sexuality, gender, disability or race. The Union Weekly staff is advised by media professionals employed by the Associated Students, Inc. For more info or to learn more about how to get involved visit their website at http://www.lbunion.com/.