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FA-4 computer lab filled with water after rainstorm

FA-4 computer lab filled with water after rainstorm

November 28, 2018

A heavy rainstorm Thanksgiving Day caused a leak in Fine Arts 4 Room 309, an animation and illustration computer room. Water entered through cracks and crevices in the roof, which developed in a lot of o...

LBSU mourns the death of mathematics professor

LBSU mourns the death of mathematics professor

Kat Schuster, Editor in Chief

November 28, 2018

Filed under Campus, Long Beach, Showcase, Today

This story was updated Nov. 28 at 10:05 p.m. The Nugget Grill and Pub closed early Tuesday after mathematics professor Kent Merryfield lost consciousness and died of cardiac arrest around 2:30 p.m. ...

La Raza hosts migrant advocacy group

La Raza hosts migrant advocacy group

November 27, 2018

La Raza Student Association members and students supporting migration rights met Tuesday in the La Raza Center to listen to speakers from Thoughty Organizer, a movement advocating immigrant rights in the United States. Speakers Nancy Meza a...

Professor dies in the Nugget Grill and Pub

Professor dies in the Nugget Grill and Pub

Kat Schuster, Editor in Chief

November 27, 2018

Filed under Campus, Crime, Long Beach, News, Showcase, Today

Updated: 10:17 p.m. The Nugget Grill and Pub was evacuated and closed after a professor lost consciousness and died in the dining area Tuesday afternoon. Jeff Bliss, executive director of media and digital n...

ASI Beach Pantry relies on continued support, seasonal donations not enough

ASI Beach Pantry relies on continued support, seasonal donations not enough

November 26, 2018

Shelves were filled to the edge with canned goods and snacks after the holiday break, but the Associated Students Inc. Beach Pantry isn’t always so bountiful. Although the ASI Beach Pantry has received a...

LBSU loses accomplished professor

LBSU loses accomplished professor

November 25, 2018

Faculty learned over Thanksgiving break that linguistics professor Alexandra “Misty” Jaffe died in her home Tuesday. Jaffe, who was in her 50s, started her career at Long Beach State in 2001 and...

Freshman physics student dies at hospital late Wednesday night

Freshman physics student dies at hospital late Wednesday night

November 16, 2018

Freshman physics major Eve Khatami died at a hospital 2 a.m. Wednesday night, according to an email sent from the Housing Office at 3:19 p.m. Thursday. Khatami was found in her Los Alamitos Hall d...

Issues of safety for minority students addressed at Board of Trustees meeting

Issues of safety for minority students addressed at Board of Trustees meeting

November 14, 2018

Audience members and the Board of Trustees fell silent during a public comments period Wednesday as Anthony Lawson played a clip of his brother deliver a speech about what it means to be a man. “A m...