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Blind to American genocide

Blind to American genocide

November 4, 2015

Thick clusters of golden flags flutter in the breeze, dug into grass adjacent to a blindfolded Prospector Pete. The plaque at the 49er mascot’s feet reads: “Blind to history 1846-1873.” The c...

Stalker detained, Car stolen, more thefts and sexual incidents

Ross Siev, Staff Writer

November 4, 2015

Filed under Campus, Crime, News, Today

Man arrested for repeatedly going into women’s restrooms University Police arrested a man Thursday for going into the women’s restroom in various locations on campus, according to Lt. Richard Goodwin of University Police. The suspect, Justin Robert Wong, is believed to be in connection to the previous incidents posted on the Oct. 5 Crime Bulletin on the University Police’s website. According to the Crime Bullet...

Helping veterans in colleges

Brian E. Juarez, Contributing Writer

November 3, 2015

Filed under Campus, Long Beach, News

According to the Census Bureau, there are about 21.8 million veterans in the United States. But only about 26 percent of veterans 25 and older have obtained a bachelor’s degree. Leading up to Veterans Day next Wednesday, the Daily 49er will be publishing a series of features on various veterans at California State University, Long Beach to share their stories. Meet veteran Derek McGraw, an organismal biology major...

BOC Ad Hoc Committee unanimously recommends reclassifying Executive Pay as a scholarship

Lynohila Ward, Staff Writer

November 3, 2015

Filed under ASI, Campus, Long Beach, News

Associated Student Inc. President Jose Salazar’s push for scholarship-based compensation made headway in an ad hoc Board of Control meeting Monday. “We’re satisfied that we're moving forward on the issue of compensation,” senator Carlos Vegara said at the meeting’s conclusion. “The past two meetings we’ve been pretty stuck now were confident to move forward on classifying executive pay as a scholarship.” The...

Transgender issues of legal names to be resolved in guideline allowing preferred names.

Jordan Daniels, Staff Writer

October 29, 2015

Filed under Campus, News, Today

Safety and comfort for students is a goal of many schools, but many times it is difficult for schools to provide that for every community and population of students on campus.   For students in the transgender community, safety is a national issue that is still being dissected among different schools, but a lot of comfort starts for students who are able to use their preferred name as opposed to their legal one...

CSULB President awarded NAACP Higher Education Award

Lynohila Ward, Staff Writer

October 29, 2015

Filed under Campus, CSU, News, Today

California State University, Long Beach President Jane Close Conoley received a Trailblazer Award in higher education from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Long Beach chapter last Thursday. “President Conoley was nominated for her work at the university and for continuing and enhancing relationship, service and support to the Long Beach NAACP and the community at large,” said Naoimi Rainey,...

Mixed reactions about proposed tuition increase

Sophia Lepore, Staff Writer

October 28, 2015

Filed under ASI, Campus, News, Today

A proposed increase in tuition has yielded mixed reactions from Cal State Long Beach students.   “I’m very anti-tuition increase,” said fifth year international studies major Marian Abboud. “It’s the state’s responsibility to find state funding, they always keep talking about raising tuition being a solution, but they need to find funding from other places to put into education.”   In its...

Seems fishy…

Riva Lu and Riva Lu

October 28, 2015

Filed under Campus, Events, News, Today

As the world changes, California State University, Long Beach too must adapt. In honor of Sustainability Month, CSULB is hosting a series of panels and events, including Thursday’s Sustainable Aquaculture Panel at 5 p.m. in the Beach Auditorium of the University Student Union. The panel will feature experts in fisheries conservation and policy, aquaculture practices and sustainable seafood markets. On its new sustainability...