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Cal State Long Beach aids food insecure students with revamped food pantry

Yasmin Cortez, Multimedia Managing Editor

August 28, 2016

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

After a year of planning, the Cal State Long Beach Food Pantry is now open to all current students. “The main goal of the pantry is to make sure that any student that is in need can be supported in such a simple way – like provided food,” said Logan Vournas, Associated Students Inc. Vice President. The expanded ASI Beach Pantry opened on Aug. 22 and is located in University Student Union room 302. To receive f...

Cal State Long Beach students could pay more for Student Health Services

Cal State Long Beach students could pay more for Student Health Services

August 28, 2016

For the first time in over a decade, Cal State Long Beach students may see their health services fee go up next spring. The proposal to raise the fee from $90 to $150 per year was presented to Asso...

Cal State Long Beach gets fit physically, mentally

Navy Keophan, Staff Writer

August 24, 2016

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

When it comes to prioritizing student health and wellness, Cal State Long Beach is exceeding expectations in getting students fit mentally and physically. As one of six universities and colleges in the U.S. to win Active Minds’ Healthy Campus award, CSULB’s commitment to making mental health services available to all students was celebrated by the nonprofit as demonstrating excellence in promoting healthy physical and ment...

Cal State Long Beach breaks enrollment records

Michaela Kwoka-Coleman, News Editor

August 23, 2016

Filed under Campus, CSU, Long Beach, News

Cal State Long Beach is setting enrollment records this semester. During the annual Convocation address Friday, CSULB President Jane Close Conoley announced that enrollment for the fall 2016 semester is expected to be around 37,600 students, comprised of undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs. This number is the second highest in the university’s history, following the fall 2008 semester when enrollment was...

37,000’s a crowd

37,000’s a crowd

Micayla Vermeeren, Editor in Chief

August 22, 2016

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

  As classes began Monday morning, students and faculty alike saw what it means to host over 37,000 undergraduate students. Parking, which has long been a concern for those traveling to...

Convocation lays out new graduation plan and addresses the year’s achievements

Convocation lays out new graduation plan and addresses the year’s achievements

August 21, 2016

Faculty and staff across campus attended the annual Cal State Long Beach Convocation at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center on Friday to hear President Jane Close Conoley address recent achievements, ne...

CSULB parking department chooses to raise visitor parking permits by two dollars

Miranda Andrade-Ceja, Managing Editor

August 21, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

As of Aug. 15, the price for all-day Cal State Long Beach parking passes has increased from $5 to $7. According to Executive Director of News and Digital Media Mike Uhlenkamp, the increased revenue will go to funding current CSULB parking projects such as the newly introduced License Plate Recognition System and construction work. Daily passes will also be subject to the License Plate Recognition System. The decision was the resu...

CSULB Breathe campaign enforces smoke-free campus

Riva Lu, Contributing Writer

August 21, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Nostrils and lungs will be spared from smoke this fall semester. Cal State Long Beach’s Breathe campaign will enforce a smoke-vapor and tobacco-free campus effective Sept. 1 2016, according to the campus’ tobacco and smoking policy. Michael Uhlenkamp, CSULB’s Executive Director of News and Digital Media, said in an email that for the next few years there will be a focus on educating people about the policy and ...