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Conoley: ‘Smoke and tobacco free campus by August 2016’

Conoley: ‘Smoke and tobacco free campus by August 2016’

August 24, 2015

Cigarette smokers at CSULB might soon be holding onto their butts. During Friday’s Convocation speech at the Carpenter Center, California State University, Long Beach President Jane Conoley announced...

CSULB Declares a successful campaign

Nicca Panggat, News Editor

August 17, 2015

Filed under Campus, News, Today

Despite having four months until the official end date of the campaign, California State University, Long Beach’s Declare campaign has managed to surpass its original fundraising goal by $1.4 million. The campaign has raised a total of $226.4 million since its launch in fall 2014, flying past its original goal of $225 million, according to university officials. A multi-million dollar donation toward graduate fellowships...

Summer under construction

Summer under construction

August 10, 2015

CSULB is spending roughly $13.6 million on construction this summer around the campus. Around 60 different renovation, construction and installation projects have been in the works since the end of the...

CSU rejects pay raise proposal from faculty

Greg Diaz, Editor-in-chief

July 31, 2015

Filed under Campus, CSU, News, Today

The California State University system last Wednesday rejected a proposal from the California Faculty Association that called for a 5 percent General Salary Increase for the coming academic year. The CSU had slotted a 2 percent salary increase for all employees into its latest state budget, representing $65.5 million. According to the CSU, a 5 percent increase would call for an additional $69 million for Cal State faculty. “Despite...

CSULB, LBPD ink internship commitment

Sean Gallagher, Contributing Writer

July 5, 2015

Filed under Campus, Long Beach, News, Today

California State University, Long Beach and the Long Beach Police Department announced a comprehensive partnership on June 24, which is aimed to expand internships and hands-on opportunities for CSULB students. The new relationship give CSULB students a chance to engage in forensics work and research new policing strategies, training and services for LBPD officers and their families. The new partnership will also allow...

CSULB radio station KBeach holds weekend-long live broadcast fundraiser

CSULB radio station KBeach holds weekend-long live broadcast fundraiser

June 27, 2015

Broadcasting live for over three days, California State University, Long Beach radio station KBeach 88.1 raised nearly $9,000 this weekend. KBeach held its first official fundraiser this weekend, showcasing...

Budget deal struck between Brown, California lawmakers

Budget deal struck between Brown, California lawmakers

June 18, 2015

After months of back-and-forth over the $167.6 billion budget for California, state legislators have come to an agreement over how to best split the bill. Gov. Jerry Brown’s new budget deal Tuesday...

CSULB to extend contract with Special Olympics through 2017

CSULB to extend contract with Special Olympics through 2017

June 12, 2015

After a one-year break, the Southern California Special Olympics Summer Games are returning to California State University, Long Beach this weekend. This year’s games will utilize several of the campus’...