GrowBeach Update

Alex Berman, Staff Writer

October 5, 2015

Filed under Blog, Campus, News

  Students who do not mind playing in the dirt can now plant and grow their own vegetables on campus. The organization Grow Beach is blossoming into a student-accessible, agriculturally sustainable campus garden, said Elizabeth Flores, president and board chair of Grow Beach at California State University, Long Beach. According to the Grow Beach website, the garden is a campus-wide effort to provide a natu... Read more »

49er In Focus: Now may still be the time for one Long Beach typewriter repairman

49er In Focus: Now may still be the time for one Long Beach typewriter repairman

June 4, 2015

When people bring Gary typewriters typing so faintly the ink on the page is barely visible, he wonders why they waited so long to bring them in. Then he remembers that most changes in life happen little... Read more »

49er InFocus: From Catalina to college

49er InFocus: From Catalina to college

May 21, 2015

His mom made him take professional graduation photos, and she’s throwing him a large graduation party. He purses his lips as he thinks about a mother’s pride “Just do what you want to do, mom”... Read more »

New treasurer is gold

New treasurer is gold

May 7, 2015

She is able to balance school, her three children and her sanity with grace. She wears the essence of hard-worker on her sleeve. Diligent, powerful and tenacious are a few words that describe the veteran,... Read more »

Gone astray

Gone astray

April 30, 2015

Life can be like a game of chutes and ladders. One wrong move and it’s straight to the bottom of the board. Terri Hayes learned that the hard way. But now, she’s making the climb back to the top... Read more »

Miriam Hernandez: Opening the door for success

Miriam Hernandez: Opening the door for success

Mindy Lockhart, contributing writer

April 23, 2015

Filed under Blog, inFocus, Today

She always dreamed of attending college. Being undocumented was the roadblock to that dream. She received zero financial aid and had limited support from her teachers and counselors. “She picked up ... Read more »

Handing Out smiles at CSULB

Handing Out smiles at CSULB

April 15, 2015

See her, as she sits alone among a fray of scurrying students Pass her, and she will ask, in a soft voice, if you have change to spare Ignore her, and she will hurt but flash a smile anyway Listen to h... Read more »

Finding a seat at the table

Finding a seat at the table

April 9, 2015

Eight — nights in jail, one for every time they caught him at the border. Six — students sitting at “the table for outcasts” back when he couldn’t speak much English. Three — younger si... Read more »