Daily 49er

Candidates can file for ASI elections

Courtney Heron, Staff Writer

January 27, 2016

Filed under ASI, Campus, News, Today

Filing is now open to be a part of Cal State Long Beach’s student government, Associated Students, Inc. Students have until 4 p.m. on Feb. 17 to apply. They can do so by submitting an application on BeachSync and then emailing ASI. ASI controls the money that students pay in their semesterly Associated Students fees.  Besides establishing the overall policy for the student government, ASI also awards grants to st...

Covered California deadline approaches

Abdiel Bustillo, Staff Writer

January 27, 2016

Filed under Campus, Long Beach, News, Today

Cal State Long Beach students may be feeling the pressure as the Jan. 31 sign-up deadline for healthcare under Obama’s law approaches. Fines for not signing up in the next four days have risen 113 percent from $325 in 2015 to a $695 minimum in 2016. In order to avoid these fines, students should take the appropriate steps. Students can visit CSULB’s Student Health Services homepage and click the Frequently Asked Questions ...

Smithsonian to display tribute video to CSULB alumnus and Rose Parade float designer

Erik Ohrstrom, Staff Writer

January 27, 2016

Filed under Campus, News, Today

A video created by two students in the Film and Electronic Arts Department of Cal State Long Beach will be added to the Smithsonian Institution in the American History Collection. Rod Velasquez and Zachary Stuart created the tribute, titled “Mr. Rose Parade,” to honor architect and CSULB alumnus Raul L. Rodriguez, who died in February 2015. He is known for his work as Tournament of Roses Parade float designer, and h...

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

January 26, 2016

Lieutenant Richard Goodwin spoke with the Daily 49er about recent crimes that have occurred on or near campus in the last week. Student snoozes and loses her computer On Monday at 12:43 p.m. a 25-y...

CFA urges supporters to tune in

CFA urges supporters to tune in

January 26, 2016

In another attempt to get their point across to the California State University Board of Trustees and Chancellor Timothy P. White, the California Faculty Association statewide officers found a way not to be tun...

New Title IX leader seeks to prevent sexual assault at CSULB

Jason Enns, Staff Writer

January 25, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, News, Today

Administration has selected Jeane Caveness as new Title IX Coordinator at Cal State Long Beach, effective as of Jan. 1, 2016. Caveness’ duties are to ensure that once the university is put on notice of an alleged violation there is a timely and fair investigation and steps are taken to prevent future reoccurrences. She also initiates primary prevention programs such as Prevention Awareness Uniting Students with Empow...

KBEACH students win Golden Mic award for program about the real lives of police officers

KBEACH students win Golden Mic award for program about the real lives of police officers

January 25, 2016

Students from Cal State Long Beach’s KBEACH radio station won two Golden Mic Awards at this year’s Radio and Television News Association’s dinner, an awards show honoring Southern California’s best in...

‘Breathe’ campaign: A catalyst for tobacco-free transformation

Seth Perlstein, Staff Writer

January 25, 2016

Filed under Campus, CSU, Features, News

The unmistakable smell of e-cigarette vapor wafted from around the corner of the Vivian Engineering Center at California State University, Long Beach. The invisible, nanoparticle- and carcinogen-infused exhalation flowed freely down the narrow corridor, past the glass-encased Mars rover exhibit, and into the semi-enclosed quad along Deukmejian Way. At the inception point of the gaseous trail sat Hernan Lozada, a CSULB ci...