CSULB Women’s Research Center receives $200,000 grant toward sexual assault prevention

Mindy Lockhart, Contributing Writer
January 29, 2015
Filed under ASI, News

The California State University, Long Beach Women’s Research Center received a $200,000 grant from the California Emergency Services for a comprehensive sexual assault program. Jeane Caveness, the assistant dean of students announced to the Associated Students, Inc. Senate during Wednesday’s ASI... Read more »

Long Beach in recovery from measles

Long Beach in recovery from measles

Gene Kumagai, contributing writer
January 29, 2015
Filed under Daily 49er TV, News, Showcase

Amid the recent, statewide measles outbreak, a California State University, Long Beach student is one of two confirmed cases in the city, and both patients are in recovery. Campus officials announced the confirmation of the student’s measles on Wednesday morning in an email that was sent to students... Read more »

CSULB organization SQE fights fees

CSULB organization SQE fights fees

Elexis deLeon-Bryant, Contributing Writer
January 29, 2015
Filed under Election, Finance, News, Showcase

Students For Quality Education said it is against all student fees and plans to give presentations to various classes explaining why club members are against fee increases. “Student fees are detrimental and if students have to come up with this money that could be someone’s rent or pay for one... Read more »

Change you can’t believe in: Long Beach Transit plans to stop accepting pennies

Change you can’t believe in: Long Beach Transit plans to stop accepting pennies

Jesus Ambrosio, Radio Producer
January 29, 2015
Filed under City, News

In efforts to increase the efficacy of the public transportation in Long Beach, LBT buses will stop accepting pennies on Feb. 8. “With the life of a penny, well, it gets passed around a lot, it gets dropped a lot and people find them,” Kevin Lee, the public information officer for LBT, said. “Pennies... Read more »

CSULB students are possible targets of new email scams

CSULB students are possible targets of new email scams

Josh Barajas, Contributing Writer
January 28, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

Cyber criminals could be looking to storm The Beach with a brand new phishing scam. Information Technology Services at California State University, Long Beach sent out a press release via email on Friday to students outlining what to expect the scam to look like. “The scam attempts to recruit... Read more »

Woman harassed and assaulted

Collin James , Contributing Writer
January 27, 2015
Filed under Crime, News

A man assaulted a female student in Parking Structure 1 at 6:15 p.m. on Jan. 22. Goodwin said that the man would not leave the woman alone as she walked to her car. He tried to prevent her from getting into her car and attempted to kiss her, Goodwin said. “At some point, he put his hands around... Read more »

President Conoley joined the help to increase Cambodian retention at CSULB

Amy Patton, News Editor
January 27, 2015
Filed under News

As part of an ongoing Journey to Success initiative, California State University, Long Beach representatives are working to offer Cambodian population on campus academic support. CSULB has the highest number of Cambodian students in universities nationwide, University President Jane Close-Conoley... Read more »

media:scape tables in library optimize group work

media:scape tables in library optimize group work

Madison D’Ornellas, Assistant News Editor
January 27, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

Newly implemented media:scape tables, which connect laptops to LG TV screens, can enable more collaborative learning on the fifth floor of the library. According to Steelcase, media:scape’s manufacturing company, media:scape “merges furniture and technology to help teams quickly and easily share... Read more »