Daily 49er

Student-artist hits empowering note through art

Miranda Andrade-Ceja, Staff Writer

September 15, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life, Campus, Today

Art alone can spark revolution, no matter what medium. Whether it be through painting, poetry, or photography—art of any form can incite both anguish and rage. Mexican artist and revolutionary Frida Kahlo provided exactly this. Frida Kahlo serves as a groundbreaking and influential woman among chingonas everywhere—from her painted unibrow to her crown of flowers, Frida Kahlo’s image has grown to be iconic in every...

Tracking computer thieves

Tracking computer thieves

September 13, 2015

Thieves lifting laptops at California State University, Long Beach may be finding it hard to keep up the crimes, according to University Police. Due to advancements in tracking technology, laptop thefts...

CSULB’s annual lost and found auction sells off unclaimed goods

CSULB’s annual lost and found auction sells off unclaimed goods

September 13, 2015

Students at California State Unviersity, Long Beach gave some lost items a new home at the annual Lost and Found Auction, held Thursday on the Friendship Walk in front of the University Student Union. Ellie...

CSULB ranked among top 10 in science and arts programs

Josh Kang, Staff Writer

September 10, 2015

Filed under Campus, News, Today

Art and science majors at California State University, Long Beach rank in the top 10 for overall return on investment, according to a national report by Payscale, an online salary, benefits and compensation information company. The College of the Arts and the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at CSULB ranked fourth and ninth, respectively, in the company’s annual College Salary Report. Cyrus Parker-Jeanette,...

CSULB sees progress in its academic and financial aid departments

Michelle Vazquez, Contributing Writer

September 9, 2015

Filed under Campus, News, Today

California State University, Long Beach remained on Washington Monthly’s “Best Bang for the Buck” list for its third consecutive year, despite a change in the ranking system used to rate the universities. Under the new classification, Washington Monthly separated universities by region. CSULB placed 11th across the Western schools. CSULB ranked 10th overall in the list last year, across 386 universities. “The...

Conserving energy while the heat strikes

Riva Lu, Staff Writer

September 9, 2015

Filed under Campus, News, Today

With temperatures rising across the Southland, the National Weather Service sent out a weather advisory across the Los Angels County warning about hot, dry conditions and elevated fire danger. “Some kids are hiking all across campus in the heat to get to class and all they want to do when they get there is sit in some nice air conditioning, but it’s not happening,” freshman child development major Elizabeth Rundles...

Long Beach continues to surpass water conservation goals

Alex Berman, Staff Writer

September 8, 2015

Filed under Campus, Long Beach, News, Today

With the ongoing drought straining California for water, cities across the state have been issued specific water conservation goals to reach. Despite the strong restrictions, Long Beach has once again surpassed its 16 percent water reduction goal for the third month in a row, according to the city’s water department. According to the State Water Resources Control Board, Long Beach reduced its total water usage in the...

California Assembly passes bill banning concealed carry on campus grounds

Lynohila Ward, Staff Writer

September 8, 2015

Filed under Campus, News, Today

The California State Assembly passed a bill Wednesday prohibiting the legal carry of concealed weapons on school campuses. Senate Bill-707 would outlaw permitted concealed weapons carriers from bringing firearms onto school campuses without prior permission from campus authorities. “Many would be surprised, as I was, to learn that California law currently allows concealed firearms on any campus, even on an elementary...