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Fresh Air Advocates aim for smoke-free campus

Fresh Air Advocates aim for smoke-free campus

February 17, 2016

Anti-tobacco and smoking advocates at Cal State Long Beach launched phase one of the Breathe Campaign Monday to prepare for a smoke-free campus in the Fall 2016 semester.     The Fresh Air Advocat...

ASI senate recommends Greek life adviser position

Brandon Flickinger, Staff Writer

February 17, 2016

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

The Associated Students Inc. senate approved resolution to officially urge Student Life and Development to create and fill a position for a Greek life adviser during their Wednesday meeting. This position would act as an intermediary between Greek life and other organizations in addition to advising their members. “I’ve been asked by students to get completely rid of Greek life off this campus because of the sexual...

La Raza demands accountability after reported sexual assault

La Raza demands accountability after reported sexual assault

February 16, 2016

In response to the recent alleged sexual assaults on and off campus, cultural and political organization La Raza and Cal State Long Beach students staged a silent protest against sexual assault Tuesday....

Kappa Sigma formally suspended after alleged sexual assault at party

Micayla Vermeeren, Opinions Editor

February 16, 2016

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

The Kappa Sigma chapter at Cal State Long Beach has been suspended from campus, pending a legal investigation into a sexual assault that allegedly took place at the fraternity’s house off-campus. On Monday, an unnamed female student reported she was sexually assaulted in the early hours of Sunday morning after a party hosted at the fraternity house Saturday night. Campus police notified the student body of the report ...

Mobile HIV bus tests students

Mobile HIV bus tests students

February 16, 2016

Student Health Services offered free, rapid HIV testing from the Long Beach Health Department’s mobile unit on campus yesterday. Rosario Rivas, a health educator for the Long Beach Health Department, said th...

Crime Blotter

Matt Simon, Staff Writer

February 16, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, News, Today

You can’t park there Officers responded to a disturbance call at Lot 10 on Saturday at 12:40 p.m. According to the report, a construction worker got into a verbal altercation with a parking officer after receiving a ticket. The male in question left the scene, but officers were able to locate the man and inform him of how to file a complaint about the ticket. Naked man detained University police assisted Long Beach Police of...

Students research use of robots for human health

Students research use of robots for human health

February 15, 2016

After three failed attempts, an arm successfully lowered a tennis ball into a plastic cup Friday afternoon. This might not seem difficult to do but it may be more impressive considering the arm is robotic ...

Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter closed for repeated violations

Michaela Kwoka-Coleman, Staff Writer

February 15, 2016

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

The CSULB chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon will be closed for “no less than four years,” according to the fraternity’s national headquarters. Sigma Alpha Epsilon headquarters officially suspended the chapter’s charter in late January, according to information released by the organization Friday. The chapter’s closure followed two sexual assault accusations during the Fall 2015 semester.  According to a statement, Lo...