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Rape backlogs and women in literature: A CSULB Woman’s Research Colloquium

Elexis deLeon-Bryant, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

The world of monstrous women in literature and rape kit backlogs will interface at the Women’s Research Colloquium on Thursday. The colloquium will feature two presenters: Dr. Bonnie Gasior from the Department of Romance, German, Russian Languages and Literatures and Dr. Courtney Ahrens from the Department of Psychology according to the event invitation. Gasior will present “Monstrous Women in the Literary World...

CSULB Recreation and leisure students receive internship opportunities with the Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine facilities.

Gene Kumagai, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2015

Filed under Campus, Long Beach, News

There are about 190 CSULB students majoring in recreation and leisure studies, each of whom is required to log at least 400 hours of internship experience in order to graduate. “We are definitely not guaranteed an internship, so when I got accepted into mine it was like a huge weight lifted from my shoulders,” Joanna Montoya, a senior recreation and leisure studies major said. Montoya said that the 1,000 hours she...

CSULB addresses state-wide drought

Amy Patton, News Editor

April 15, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Come summertime, Facilities Management will convert former grass lawns into drought resistant landscapes. Facilities Management selected six specific sites for grass removal because they are on perimeter areas of campus and are not “high student use areas,” Brian McKinnon, the Facilities Management manager for grounds and landscaping, said. “[The lawns] are mostly drive-by, visual, and they’re spaces we have...

Honor society reactivates at CSULB

Madison Moore, Contributing Writer

April 14, 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...

CSULB begins drying grass on campus to save water during drought

April 13, 2015

Students will soon see green lawns at California State University, Long Beach fade to brown through the rest of the semester. CSULB Facilities Management began the process of spraying specific grass...

Smoking out the answers: Will CSULB ban tobacco?

Amy Patton, News Editor

April 12, 2015

Filed under Campus, CSU, News, Today

If enforced, California State University, Long Beach’s smoking ban will be the first in the California State University system to be mandated by the student population. Other CSU’s have enacted campus-wide smoking bands in previous years; however, none have been passed through a student vote. CSU Fullerton and San Francisco both have smoking bans on campus that were passed by the student senate body. In February...

Review: Miguel, Wale and DJ B-Rokk triple-team CSULB’s Walter Pyramid

Review: Miguel, Wale and DJ B-Rokk triple-team CSULB’s Walter Pyramid

April 12, 2015

Thousands of California State University, Long Beach students and fans made their way to the Walter Pyramid on Friday in anticipation for neo-soul artist Miguel and special guest Wale. The Associated...