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Former ASI employee arrested Friday in connection to double homicide

Staff Report

October 1, 2018

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

Long Beach State University Police responded to reports of a disgruntled former employee of the Student Recreation and Wellness Center Friday. They were unable to locate him. Jamie Williams was arrested hours later in connection to a shooting that left his father and step sister dead, and his stepmother injured. Williams, 43, is currently being held on a $2 million bail. University spokeswoman Terri Carbaugh confirmed that he was...

Mathematics department eliminates remedial classes to promote student success

Mathematics department eliminates remedial classes to promote student success

September 26, 2018

Skipping years of remedial coursework, incoming freshmen will soon be able to dive into college level mathematics courses during their first year at Long Beach State. Chancellor Timothy White issued Executive Or...

La Raza Student Association commemorates the disappearance of 43 Ayotzinapa students

La Raza Student Association commemorates the disappearance of 43 Ayotzinapa students

September 26, 2018

The names of 43 missing students projected through a megaphone, their faces prominently printed in black and white on posters that sprawled across the University Bookstore Lawn. The La Raza Student As...

Fire alarm goes off in Academic Services

Fire alarm goes off in Academic Services

September 25, 2018

A small crowd formed outside the Academic Services building Tuesday due to a fire alarm that went off on the second floor landing near the elevators. The alarm went off at 10:16 a.m., which prompted students and fa...

A musical celebration of life: Carolyn Bremer honored at memorial service

A musical celebration of life: Carolyn Bremer honored at memorial service

September 23, 2018

Audience members fought back tears as both alumni and students filled the stage and lined the aisles of the Carpenter Performing Arts Center auditorium to sing a final goodbye for Carolyn Bremer. The Bob ...

New committee created to review General Education and Graduation Requirements policy

New committee created to review General Education and Graduation Requirements policy

September 23, 2018

Prospective Long Beach State students may face a new set of graduation requirements due to ongoing revisions of the current general education policy. Members of the Academic Senate voted to create a third committee...

President Conoley confirms retirement of Prospector Pete

President Conoley confirms retirement of Prospector Pete

Sahara Barba and Karla Lopez

September 21, 2018

Filed under Campus, News, Showcase, Today

President Jane Close Conoley sent out an email to the campus announcing the official “retirement” of the 51-year-old Prospector Pete mascot Thursday afternoon. “Inclusive excellence is a core...

Aspiring jet-setters receive international opportunities at the Study Abroad Fair

Aspiring jet-setters receive international opportunities at the Study Abroad Fair

September 19, 2018

International flags fluttered in the breeze during Long Beach State’s Study Abroad Fair on the University Bookstore lawn, Wednesday. Students were able to chat with representatives from the CSULB Education Abroad...