Robert Garcia visits campus to share Long Beach Promise progress, wants responsible budget

Robert Garcia visits campus to share Long Beach Promise progress, wants responsible  budget

Crystal Niebla, News Editor
July 23, 2014
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Newly elected Mayor Robert Garcia returned to his alma matter Friday to address how Cal State Long Beach and other Long Beach educational institutions made him the “product” of the Long Beach College Promise. Garcia publicly discussed his new policies for the first time as Long Beach’s new mayor... Read more »

CLA faculty and staff suffer two-day loss of email, wifi access

Donn Gruta, Social Media Editor
July 23, 2014
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A scheduled Information Technology maintenance task caused about 400 Cal State Long Beach employees to lose access to their emails last Wednesday and Thursday, primarily hitting faculty and staff from the College of Liberal Arts. History professor Jeffrey Blutinger, who was in the middle of organizing... Read more »

Conoley prioritizes student success

Conoley prioritizes student success

Crystal Niebla, News Editor
July 23, 2014
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She tugs on her blouse, tousles her hair and takes off her glasses for a photo. She banters at situations in which most would remain frustrated, like getting chauffeured by a man in a golf cart who can’t find his way around construction on campus. He almost drove around in circles. “Well, you... Read more »

BOT discusses $2.7 billion spending plan, increasing enrollment for next fiscal year

Crystal Niebla, News Editor
July 23, 2014
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The California State University Board of Trustees discussed the budget expenditure plan that will receive a $142.2 million increase from the California General Fund — totaling a budget of $2.7 billion in CSU state funding. On Tuesday, the Board reviewed the 2014-15 proposed budget and how it will... Read more »

Rumors of Prospector Pete’s death are greatly exaggerated

Rumors of Prospector Pete’s death are greatly exaggerated

Paige Pelonis, Editor in Chief
July 21, 2014
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Despite the implications of recent local headlines, Cal State Long Beach will hold onto its iconic mascot, and its historic nickname of Prospector Pete and the 49ers'. The recent media buzz, which indicated that the mascot and the nickname might be "on the chopping block," as the Long beach Press... Read more »

Students express mixed outlook on minimum wage increase

Priscella Vega, Print Director
July 17, 2014
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When Cal State Long Beach senior kinesiology major Mabelle Denuna first heard about the California minimum wage increase to $9 per hour, she said her first thought was, “It’s about time.” Denuna, who is a full-time student, and works as a lifeguard at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center,... Read more »

Newly-Elected Mayor Robert Garcia of Long Beach comes to campus

Newly-Elected Mayor Robert Garcia of Long Beach comes to campus

Paige Pelonis, Editor in Chief
July 17, 2014
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Robert Garcia, the new mayor of Long Beach, will visit Cal State Long Beach on Friday to launch his first term in office, emphasizing a firm connection between Long Beach’s educational institutions and economy. Garcia, who was inaugurated as mayor on Tuesday, will be on campus to discuss his policy... Read more »

Robert Garcia inaugurated as first Latino mayor

Ruben Diaz, Staff Writer
July 17, 2014
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Newly-elected mayor Robert Garcia and eight other council members were inaugurated Tuesday during a city council meeting at Long Beach’s Terrace Theatre. The eight inaugurated councilmembers include City Attorney Charles Parkin, City Auditor Laura L. Doud, City Prosecutor Doug Haubert, 1st district... Read more »