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President’s scholarship changes create mixed opinion

Jordan Daniels, Staff Writer

December 7, 2015

Filed under Campus, News, Today

In November, California State University, Long Beach’s President, Jane Close Conoley announced upcoming changes to the 20-year old President’s Scholar Program that will take place fall 2016. According to Valerie Bordeaux, the director of the President’s Scholar program, the changes will impact incoming freshmen, opening the program to all high-academic achieving students. In the previous years, president scholarships...

Studying abroad fears in light of Paris attacks

Jordan Daniels and Sophia Lepore

December 7, 2015

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The importance and love of traveling is no foreign concept to many students at California State University, Long Beach. However, in light of the Paris attacks and terrorist threats around the country, the value of safety has become an important component to students going abroad next semester and to prospective students who plan to travel alongside their course study. “I really wanted to study abroad, but my parents...

Understanding microaggression in the workplace

Understanding microaggression in the workplace

December 1, 2015

A workshop on how to combat workplace aggression held Monday, taught students how to maintain professionalism while still standing up for themselves. With college students soon entering a long-term professional wor...

Native American students on campus celebrate their story

Native American students on campus celebrate their story

December 1, 2015

Students formed a circle for everyone to dance to the sounds of drums in celebration of the culture, traditions and history of Native Americans and Alaska Natives. Students at California State University, Lon...

Expanding the struggle for justice

John Broadway, Staff Writer

November 22, 2015

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Fueled by the numerous instances of police brutality and other injustices, the Africana Studies Student Association hosted a panel discussion in the Karl Anatol center Wednesday night. ASSA president Xavier-Giles Rogers expressed concern that these issues weren’t being talked enough at CSULB, which was one of the reasons the organization decided to put this event together. “There’s been a lot of stuff going on ...

Relax your mind

Abilene Carrillo, Assistant News Editor

November 19, 2015

Filed under Campus, Events, News, Today

The stress of test taking is on every college student’s mind at one point or another. But as finals approach, how you deal with that stress could make all the difference. A seminar on test anxiety encouraged students on Wednesday to take charge of their mind, and allow themselves to think positive thoughts before taking a test. The seminar, called Making College a Breeze: Passing Test with Ease, was presented by Rob Michael Schle...

Women’s Gender and Equity Center hosts stalking panel

Jordan Daniels, Staff Writer

November 18, 2015

Filed under Campus, Events, News, Today

The Women’s Gender and Equity Center is preparing to host their annual panel, “Stalking: Who Is Stalking You?” “We’re hoping that students will be able to recognize predatory behavior and identify precautions for stalking,” said Pam Rayburn, the coordinator for the WGEC. “The take away will also be that students will be able to connect to resources and services on campus if they are a victim of stalking a...

Internationally united

Internationally united

November 17, 2015

Booths with mini Flags and bright balloons covered the University Student Union Southwest Terrace on Monday as a festival to educate others about cultures around the world kicked off. The annual Inte...