Links of the Week • October 31, 2018

California Faculty Association Women Seeking Equity in The Academy
KHSU-FM Public Radio Magazine
CFA representatives Audrena Redmond and Sharon Elise visited Humboldt State University for two causes—meeting with their constituents ahead of the upcoming negotiations of their collective bargaining agreement; and supporting the Justice for Josiah movement.

L.A. Immigration Activist Files Suit Claiming DACA Application Was Rejected as Political Retaliation
KTLA Channel 5 Los Angeles  |  Los Angeles Times
Claudia Rueda, a 23-year-old Cal State L.A. student, filed a federal lawsuit alleging the government violated its own policies in rejecting her application under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program last October. “The only discernible difference between Ms. Rueda and the hundreds of thousands of others who have been approved for DACA status is her political speech and activism against Defendants’ immigration practices,” the lawsuit said.

White nationalist posters found at Cal State San Marcos, removed by campus police
San Diego Union Tribune

Transgender CSU students still protected despite possible Title IX changes
StateHornet.com (Sacramento State)
Deputy Title IX coordinator at Sac State Alison Morgan Nygard said, “Under CSU policy and California law, gender identity and gender expression are considered protected categories.”

Donations reach $50 million in race for California state superintendent of schools
EdSource  |  San Francisco Chronicle
Heading down the stretch in a record $50 million campaign for state superintendent of public instruction, Marshall Tuck has a more than 2-to-1 money advantage over his opponent, Assemblyman Tony Thurmond, in combined direct contributions and funding by independent groups supporting the candidates.

California hasn’t mattered in national politics for a long time. Here’s why this Nov. 6 is different
Los Angeles Times

Gavin Newsom, the Next Head of the California Resistance
The New Yorker

Grad Students’ ‘Fight for $15’
Inside Higher Ed
Graduate student assistants at campuses across the U.S. are pushing for $15 per hour, what they call a minimum living wage. Many labor for far less.

Conflicted Views of Technology: A Survey of Faculty Attitudes
Inside Higher Ed
More professors are teaching online and believe technology can help students. But they question the effectiveness of digital methods and the motives behind their use.