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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...

Students talk smoking ban

Daily 49er Staff

October 27, 2015

Filed under Campus, News, Today

Following the smoking ban taskforce’s recommendation, President Jane Close Conoley announced that California State University, Long Beach will be going tobacco free starting fall 2016. The new smoking ban will encompass all smoking and consumption of tobacco, including cigarettes, vaping and chewing tobacco.   “That’s bullsh-t,” biology major Veronica Arvoues said. “This is a public university. As long a...

CSULB unveils details on new smoking policy

CSULB unveils details on new smoking policy

Greg Diaz, Editor-in-chief

October 25, 2015

Filed under Campus, News, Today

President Jane Close Conoley officially launched the Breathe campaign at California State University, Long Beach with a new website on Friday. The Breathe campaign was initially announced as part of...

ParkFindr app introduced to CSULB

ParkFindr app introduced to CSULB

October 25, 2015

The creators of a new, free app called ParkFindr may have found a possible solution for the parking problem at California State University, Long Beach. During the Associated Students Inc. senate meeting...

A proposal to require use of classrooms on Fridays has been approved for a two-year trial period

Valerie Osier, Assistant News Editor

October 21, 2015

Filed under Campus, News, Today

  The “Monday through Thursday mentality” on campus will be interrupted next fall.   A compromise between Academic Senate and administration will allow for a two-year pilot program that will push departments to offer Friday classes. As of next fall, California State University, Long Beach will have the largest number of students on campus since 2008. The scheduling for fall 2016 is happening now, so the ...

Activists supporting survivors of sexual assault brought The Clothesline Project and Take Back the Night to CSULB

Activists supporting survivors of sexual assault brought The Clothesline Project and Take Back the Night to CSULB

October 21, 2015

Survivors and victims openly displayed their feelings about sexual and domestic violence at The Clothesline Project and Take Back the Night rally held on campus Wednesday. The Clothesline Project was a vi...