Daily 49er

Twitter survey finds students at Cal State Long Beach overwhelmingly support Senator Bernie Sanders for President.

Michaela Kwoka-Coleman, Staff Writer

February 9, 2016

Filed under Campus, News, Today

According to a Twitter survey conducted by the Daily 49er, CSULB students favor Bernie Sanders as the next Commander-in-Chief. The survey, which was carried out last week, let students choose from among the two most popular candidates from each party. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were the Democratic choices; Businessman Donald Trump and Texas Senator Ted Cruz were the Republica...

Obituary: CSULB student dies at 18

Obituary: CSULB student dies at 18

Greg Diaz and Madison D'Ornellas

February 8, 2016

Filed under Campus, Long Beach, News, Showcase, Today

Rose Chelsea Lubang could not help but take care of others. When her friends told her of their plan to take her to Las Vegas for Rose’s 21st birthday, she told them that she would be the group’s ...

CFA to strike for 5 days if impasse with CSU continues

Ariana Sawyer, News Editor

February 8, 2016

Filed under Campus, CSU, News, Today

California State University faculty will strike for five days at CSU campuses across the system in April if collective bargaining continues to fail, and students are welcome to join, California Faculty Association leaders announced Monday morning. “It is time for faculty and students to stand together and say, ‘No longer,’” Kevin Wehr, CFA vice president, said. The CFA’s 23,000 professors, lecturers, libraria...

CSULB graduate Daniel Nguyen remembered by hundreds

CSULB graduate Daniel Nguyen remembered by hundreds

February 7, 2016

We’ve all met that one person in our life that helped us for the better in some way. To me, dorky Daniel Nguyen is that friend. I remember on our last trip to Big Sur, he carried a photo book and read...

Budget woes: CSU prioritizes success over compensation

Brooke Becher, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2016

Filed under Campus, CSU, News, Today

For the first time since California’s pre-recession epoch, the state funded budget requests made by the California State University System were approved in full. However, prioritizing where the grant should be dispensed is where the strands begin to split. Within one-year’s work, a CSU task force finalized their decision that realizing student success initiatives and eliminating the student achievement gap were param...

49er Shops unsure of how minimum wage increase would affect students

Natalie Rodriguez, Staff Writer

February 7, 2016

Filed under Campus, Long Beach, News, Today

A 49er Shops representative said she doesn’t yet know how they will adapt to the new developments after the Long Beach City Council agreed Jan. 19 on an ordinance that will increase the minimum wage incrementally for the next coming years in hopes of stabilizing the economy. “The most recent minimum wage increase positively affected most of all our student employees,” Kierstin Stickney, director of marketing and com...

Administration and governor harness Active Learning classrooms and other technologies in attempt to graduate more CSULB students

Administration and governor harness Active Learning classrooms and other technologies in attempt to graduate more CSULB students

February 3, 2016

It could be unnerving sitting in a classroom, marker in hand, knowing the mark won’t stain the table, but being unable to stop thinking it will. Then the lights go down and each individual screen flip...

CSULB alumnus dies after 1,500-foot fall on Mount Baldy

CSULB alumnus dies after 1,500-foot fall on Mount Baldy

February 3, 2016

Cal State Long Beach graduate Daniel Nguyen died after he slipped and fell 1,500 feet down Mount Baldy in the San Bernardino Mountains Tuesday morning. Nguyen was saving a friend from slipping at t...