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Drinking fountains in the McIntosh building at CSULB tested positive for lead

Drinking fountains in the McIntosh building at CSULB tested positive for lead

November 8, 2017

It was confirmed Wednesday that drinking fountains in the McIntosh Humanities building at Cal State Long Beach tested positive for lead. As a component of the CHEM 100 class, students test the drinki...

CSULB drinking fountains turned off after water was found to be unsafe: Updated

CSULB drinking fountains turned off after water was found to be unsafe: Updated

Kat Schuster, News Editor

November 7, 2017

Filed under Campus, News, Today

Update (Nov. 8 1:40 p.m.): It was confirmed Wednesday that the drinking fountains in the McIntosh Humanities building at Cal State Long Beach tested positive for lead. In a Facebook comment posted t...

Students share their experience about race, ethnicity and diversity

Cris Rivera, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017

Filed under Campus, Events, News, Today

As racial tensions continue to cause debate in America, the Students Talk About Race program is attempting to address and diffuse the issue. STAR is a six-hour training workshop hosted by the Office of Multicultural Affairs each semester. The STAR program started in 1992 thanks to James Sauceda, the director of the office of multicultural affairs and founder of the Multicultural Center at Cal State Long Beach. “We are tr...

Second annual CSULB Tech Day showcases humanoid robots

Second annual CSULB Tech Day showcases humanoid robots

November 5, 2017

 The second annual Tech Day enticed those walking by the University Bookstore in the midst of an otherwise cloudy and gloomy Thursday at Cal State Long Beach. Over 30 booths lined the front of the bookstore, al...

NPR host Tavis Smiley visits CSULB to weigh in on higher education

NPR host Tavis Smiley visits CSULB to weigh in on higher education

November 5, 2017

Although there is no quick solution to dissolving barriers within higher education, Tavis Smiley and five panelists attempted to examine the root of problems like access, retention and graduation rates...

CSULB students gain easy access to condoms on campus

CSULB students gain easy access to condoms on campus

October 31, 2017

As soon as condom dispensers were installed in Cal State Long Beach’s bathrooms, they needed to be restocked. In a recent study conducted by the Sex Information and Education Council of Canada, it was reported that almost 50 percent of college students were not practicing safe sex. I...

CSULB updates BeachBoard to a more user-friendly platform

CSULB updates BeachBoard to a more user-friendly platform

October 31, 2017

After ringing in a new year, students will ring in the spring semester with an updated BeachBoard platform, intended to improve mobile access. According to Jonathan Huer, director of instructional technology s...

Student shows support for Milo Yiannopoulos

Student shows support for Milo Yiannopoulos

October 30, 2017

As dozens of students passed the campus bookstore at Cal State Long Beach on Monday, one stood frozen for hours, holding a sign in support of conservative commentators Milo Yiannopoulos and Ben Shapiro. ...