Daily 49er

Cal State Long Beach to hold Light up the Night

Laura Manriquez, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016

Filed under Campus, Events, Long Beach, News

Cal State Long Beach, along with Project On-Campus Emergency Assistance Network, is advocating for lower suicide rates among students and increased awareness regarding mental health and illness. Project OCEAN will be hosting its second annual Light the Night with Hope event with a “glow-in-the-dark” theme on Tuesday from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. at Maxon Plaza by Brotman Hall. Suicide is the second leading cause of death f...

Vote 2016 forum tackles gender and race issues

Michael Garcia, Staff Writer

October 14, 2016

Filed under 2016 Election, Campus, Events, News, Uncategorized

About 100 people packed the Anatol Center Wednesday night, with attendants standing in the back of the room and sitting on the floor to join the Vote 2016 forum on race, gender and the presidential election. This forum, the third in the Vote 2016 panel series, featured anthropology graduate student Alex Bellenger, human development professor Kim Kelly, art professor Rebecca Sittler, communications professor Lucretia Wright...

Students and community honor AB540’s author

Elizabeth Campos, Staff Writer

October 14, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

This year marks the fifteenth anniversary of AB 540 — the California assembly bill, proposed by Marco Antonio Firebaugh, that exempts qualifying non-resident students from paying out-of-state tuition even while living in-state. On Oct. 13, Future Underrepresented Educated Leaders , described on their website as an organization that aims to advocate, educate and empower undocumented students on campus, will host a tribute...

CSULB ASI clears the smoke

Meghan McGillicuddy, Staff Writer

October 14, 2016

Filed under ASI, Campus, News

The Associated Students, Inc. Senate clarified that students will not be cited for smoking on campus in Wednesday night's meeting. "We are trying to create a supportive environment,” ASI Senator-at-Large Samuel King said. “Not a hostile one where students will be punished."     The smoking ban is not being enforced for the next three years, so students who are caught smoking will not be punished, according to ASI ...

CSULB’s not clownin’ around

CSULB’s not clownin’ around

Chrystina Schwartz, Staff Writer

October 12, 2016

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

For the past few months, creepy clowns have been appearing all over the country — now, the sinister trend has spread to Southern California, according to multiple local media outlets. In the past c...

CSULB fights AIDS through education

CSULB fights AIDS through education

October 11, 2016

In hopes of fighting high HIV infection rates in the Latinx community, Cal State Long Beach’s Salud a la Vida will host its second annual National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day Thursday. CSULB’s Cent...

CSULB students network with Fortune 500 companies

Natalee Coloman, Staff Writers

October 11, 2016

Filed under Campus, Events, News

With internship opportunities in mind and a well-written resume in hand, approximately 200 Cal State Long Beach business students will attend the sold out 45th annual Meet the Industries Expo — creating networking relationships for potential careers. The event will take place from 8  - 10:30 a.m. Thursday at The Pointe inside the Walter Pyramid. Attendees paid a $7 fee, and registered online to secure their spot. The Co...

Highs and lows

Roberto Herrera and Daniela Alvarez, Staff Writers

October 10, 2016

Filed under 2016 Election, Campus, Events, News

Over 200 attendees filled the Beach Auditorium in the University Student Union as a three-person panel tackled the controversial topic of legalizing recreational marijuana Monday evening. The panel, titled “The Pot Perplex: Would Legal Marijuana Be Good or Bad for Southern California,” was hosted by Cal State Long Beach, the Southern California News Group, and the Long Beach Press-Telegram. It included an uneven...