Daily 49er

CSULB hosts Earth Week

Riva Lu, Contributing Writer

April 21, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Greenery is in short supply for this year’s Earth Day in on campus. In honor of Earth Day, the Associated Students Inc. is hosting Water You Doing Wednesday on campus to focus on the water issues of the California drought. At the event, Facilities Management will be showcasing some potential drought resistant plants that could be planted around campus. “We are currently converting 90,000 square feet of lawn to sustainable...

Experts to discuss drones at CSULB

Kevin Flores, Video Producer

April 21, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

In line with recent Federal Aviation Administration regulations governing the use of commercial and personal drones, the College of Engineering will be hosting an expert panel as part of its ongoing Distinguished Lecture Series. Speakers at the event will discuss the future of technology and what impacts it may have on the daily lives of civilians. “The Age of Drones and New Societal Concerns” will take place at The Poi...

Students report stolen hubcaps

Students report stolen hubcaps

April 21, 2015

A 24-year-old male student reported his hubcaps stolen from his vehicle in Parking Structure 1 on April 15 at 12:15 p.m. The victim said that he parked his car on the fourth floor of the parking structure....

Grow Beach spring 2015 update

Grow Beach spring 2015 update

April 21, 2015

New life waits buried in soil of the Grow Beach community garden in the form of large purple eggplants, bright bell peppers, sweet red strawberries, six alarm spicy peppers and bushels of green onions. The...

Daily 49er hires new editor in chief

Paige Pelonis, editor in chief     

April 20, 2015

Filed under Campus, News, Today

On a warm April night, a handful of staff members from the Daily 49er sat around tossing out adjectives, waiting for one to land. They laughed while trying to come up with the best description of a friend and team member who will soon be their new leader. A quiet student with an eye for newspaper design, senior journalism major Greg Diaz, 31, will soon take over as editor in chief at the Daily 49er. “A man of mystery,...

CSULB to host 43rd annual Psych Day

Michelle Vazquez, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

President Jane Close Conoley’s husband, Dr. Collie Conoley, will speak on the effect of positive emotions at California State University, Long Beach’s Psych Day Thursday. The Psychology Student Association and Psi Chi Honor Society of California State University, Long Beach will host the 43rd annual, Psych Day event from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dr. Conoley is a professor of counseling, clinical and school psychology at...

Honor society reactivates at CSULB

Madison Moore, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

An honor society for international education that began at California State University, Long Beach is finding its way back home. CSULB founded Phi Beta Delta, the first honor society dedicated to recognizing scholarly achievement in international education, in 1986. The Alpha Chapter is reactivating the honor society for students, staff and faculty after being absent for a number of years, according to Colette Redden, the...

Baby shark season hits the Southern California coast

April 15, 2015

Surfers and beachgoers may find unexpected company in the ocean this season — and the new friends have about six fins and 50 rows of teeth. Baby Shark Season has officially begun off the Southern...