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CSU to Lower Math Requirements for Some Majors

Mac Walby, Managing Editor

August 9, 2017

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After a long summer of back-and-forth opinion pieces and complaints about the importance of math in higher education, the Cal State University system announces intermediate algebra will be removed as a graduation requirement for non-STEM majors. “We’re not eliminating the math requirements in the CSU,” Christine Mallon, assistant vice chancellor of academic programs and faculty development at CSU told EdSource. “...

Eligible Students to be Guaranteed CSU Admission

James Chow, Assistant News Editor

June 29, 2017

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As part of the 2017-18 budget deal, the California State University system is moving toward granting guaranteed admission to qualified in-state students. Qualified applicants are those who meet its admission requirements of a 3.0 GPA and a completion of “A-G” course requirements. The guarantee is a way to give eligible applicants the chance to get into the CSU system. Students are often turned down after applying...

Long Beach Seeks to Improve Local Music Scene

Long Beach Seeks to Improve Local Music Scene

June 22, 2017

A Long Beach City Councilwoman garnered “oohs” and nods from music fans when introducing an agenda item that aims to improve the Long Beach music scene. Demonstrators inside the meeting hoisted blu...

Elderly and people with disabilities stand strong at LB city council meeting

James Chow, Assistant News Editor

June 22, 2017

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Long Beach City Council unanimously approved a motion to encourage the city attorney to draft an ordinance to regulate elevator repairs for equipment failure in commercial and residential buildings. The ordinance would call for repairs to be done within seven days for facilities housing seniors, people with disabilities and people who struggle getting up stairs. Other commercial and residential areas would require repair...

Parking permit rates to rise in July

Parking permit rates to rise in July

June 18, 2017

Single-day parking permit rates will increase July 1 to $8, and parking rates are expected to increase by $1 every year through July 2019. Short-term parking rates will also increase, and the price will ...

Comey – ‘“No Doubt’” Russian government interfered with presidential election

Comey – ‘“No Doubt’” Russian government interfered with presidential election

June 10, 2017

After nearly a month of speculation and waiting, former FBI Director James Comey appeared in a public hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee Thursday morning to answer questions on the investi...

CSULB President upholds campus’ commitment to curbing climate change

CSULB President upholds campus’ commitment to curbing climate change

June 10, 2017

President Jane Close Conoley announced Tuesday via mass email that Cal State Long Beach will continue to fight climate change despite President Donald Trump’s  withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord l...

CSULB to build downtown student housing center

CSULB to build downtown student housing center

June 10, 2017

Mayor Robert Garcia announced this week that Cal State Long Beach will expand its classrooms and housing to Downtown Long Beach for a development project being called “student village.” “[The project]...