Daily 49er

Batteries not included

Ivette Manriquez, Staff Writer

October 23, 2016

Filed under Campus, Events, News

New batteries with a greater amount of energy storage could be the solution to the high demand of electricity during peak hours, according to a panel on renewable energy solutions held at Cal State Long Beach Thursday night. “Renewable Energy Solutions...Batteries Not Included”, which took place at the The Pointe inside the Walter Pyramid, let engineering students discuss renewable energy with industry professionals. ...

Daily 49er sets pace

Daily 49er sets pace

October 23, 2016

The Associated Collegiate Press recognized the Daily 49er with five separate honors during the 2016 Pacemaker Awards, including the namesake Newspaper Pacemaker Award, on Saturday in Washington, D.C....

Cal State University system proposes first tuition increase in five years

Cal State University system proposes first tuition increase in five years

Miranda Andrade-Ceja, Managing Editor

October 23, 2016

Filed under Campus, CSU, Long Beach, News, Showcase

News of a potential Cal State University tuition increase broke on Facebook after California State Student Association advocacy officer Sarah Bentley posted a status detailing the proposed cost hike on Thurs...

Cal State Long Beach changes streaming habits

Nubia Valdez, Staff Writer

October 23, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, News

Cal State Long Beach is currently undergoing changes in its campus media server due to legal examination over copyright issues, according to an email sent on Oct. 11 to faculty from Francine Vasilomanolakis, the instructional design coordinator for Academic Technology. Dean of the Library Roman Kochan and Associate Dean Tracey Mayfield discovered that videos from VHS tapes and DVDs were being taken and reformatted by fa...

Associated Students Inc. to fight possible tuition hike

Meghan McGillicuddy, Staff Writer

October 20, 2016

Filed under ASI, Campus, CSU, News

The Associated Students, Inc. Senate denounced the idea of an increase in tuition for Cal State Long Beach during its meeting last night. ASI Vice President Logan Vournas announced there could be a tuition increase for the 2017-2018 academic year for all 23 colleges in the California State University System. The exact amount of the increase is not yet known although the amount will not exceed $270 for undergraduate students an...

Cal State University system proposes first tuition increase in five years

Miranda Andrade-Ceja, Managing Editor

October 19, 2016

Filed under Campus, CSU, News

News of a potential Cal State University tuition increase broke on Facebook after California State Student Association advocacy officer Sarah Bentley posted a status detailing the proposed cost hike. CSSA is a student-advocacy organization that lobbies in Sacramento each year for the CSU system. There is an optional payment of a $2 CSSA fee on MyCSULB. The increase would be implemented for the 2017-2018 school year. With th...

Wheels up, feet down

Caitlyn Mendoza, Staff Writer

October 18, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, News

Students coasting across campus on skateboards or scootering their way to class now have more than crowded walkways and narrow turns slowing their trips. Across campus, signs featuring Kevin Hart, a posed lemur and “pedestrian zone” warnings are set up to keep congestion to a minimum. The Risk Management Department of Cal State Long Beach has received complaints from employees who have been injured in accidents involving skateboards or bicycles. There were 45 accide...

Going green in October

Amber Costa, Staff Writer

October 18, 2016

Filed under ASI, Campus, News

October is not just about orange and black – it is also green, thanks to Cal State Long Beach’s Campus Sustainability Month, a month to raise awareness on how to make the campus more sustainable. Associated Students Inc.’s Sustain U committee advocates for CSULB to be a more sustainable campus. Thursday, the Sustain U committee met to discuss its plans for this month, mainly the Campus Sustainability Showcase an...