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Cal State San Bernardino student who suffered heat stroke during class run wins $39.5 million settlement

A former Cal State San Bernardino student who suffered heat stroke during a class run that left her severely brain damaged and immobile has settled her lawsuit against the university system for $39.5 million, her attorneys announced Monday, Feb. 22. The settlement is believed to be the largest ever for an injury case involving the California State University system, attorneys for Marissa Freeman said in a news release. Freeman, now 24, was running outdoors, in 95-degree heat, during a kinesiolog...
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CSU board to consider ethnic studies requirement, but opposition looms

The California State University Board of Trustees will vote tomorrow on a proposal that would require students to complete at least one course in “Ethnic Studies and Social Justice,” but the measure has been criticized by some as watered down, setting up an unprecedented showdown with the state Legislature. The measure going before the trustees is the first proposed change to the CSU’s general education curriculum in 40 years, according to a staff report prepared by Executive Vice Chancellor Lor...
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Here’s how one Riverside County mom is trying to improve safety across the Cal State University system in the wake of her son’s murder

Charmaine Lawson will never forget the late-night phone call that her son was dead. Her son, David Josiah Lawson, 19, was fatally stabbed at a party on April 15, 2017, in Arcata, a rural town near Humboldt State University, as he was wrapping up his sophomore year. Almost a year-and-a-half later, the murder is still unsolved. Feeling helpless and frustrated, Charmaine Lawson, of Perris, has been calling on the California State University system for help in finding her son’s killer — and has been...
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Eleni Kounalakis for California lieutenant governor

The California Constitution doesn’t grant the lieutenant governor very many powers. Lieutenant governors can break tied votes in the state Senate, fulfill the governor’s responsibilities if the governor is absent from the state and serve on various state commissions. But many, like Gavin Newsom, have used the status of the office as a bully pulpit to promote certain policy changes. This November, Californians have their pick of two Democrats, a consequence of the open primary system, to serve as...
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City rejects key changes to SDSU West language

The campaign to transform the San Diego County Credit Union Stadium site into a west campus for San Diego State University has major concerns over the question that appears to be headed to ballots this November.Friends of SDSU is dismayed to the point that the issue could wind up in court. "Our position is we've correctly portrayed the initiative measure in our corrected version. If that isn't acceptable for whatever reason, we'll have to determine whatever remedies are available," A...
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CSU Board of Trustees OKs tuition hike

The California State University Board of Trustees voted to raise tuition across all 23 campuses Wednesday.
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Cal State teachers OK tentative pact with 10.5 percent hikes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The union representing nearly 30,000 teachers in the nation’s largest public university system said Tuesday that its rank-and-file members have overwhelmingly approved a new, three-year contract that grants raises totaling 10.5 percent over the next 14 months. The deal still must be approved by the California State University Board of Trustees, […]
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