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The Hollywood Foreign Press Association gives Cal State Long Beach’s College of the Arts annual donation

Michaela Kwoka-Coleman, News Editor

August 29, 2016

Filed under Campus, CSU, Long Beach, News

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which hosts the Golden Globe Awards, recently presented Cal State Long Beach’s College of the Arts with a donation totalling $105,000. According to Sandra Cuneo, the grant officer for the HFPA, the donation is specifically for the film and television division of the College of the Arts. The donation is comprised of three different funding categories: a one-time grant of $40,00...

Cal State Long Beach aids food insecure students with revamped food pantry

Yasmin Cortez, Multimedia Managing Editor

August 28, 2016

Filed under ASI, Campus, CSU, Long Beach, News, Showcase

After a year of planning, the Cal State Long Beach Food Pantry is now open to all current students. “The main goal of the pantry is to make sure that any student that is in need can be supported in such a simple way – like provided food,” said Logan Vournas, Associated Students Inc. Vice President. The expanded ASI Beach Pantry opened on Aug. 22 and is located in University Student Union room 302. To receive f...

Cal State Long Beach students could pay more for Student Health Services

Cal State Long Beach students could pay more for Student Health Services

August 28, 2016

For the first time in over a decade, Cal State Long Beach students may see their health services fee go up next spring. The proposal to raise the fee from $90 to $150 per year was presented to Asso...

Cal State Long Beach gets fit physically, mentally

Navy Keophan, Staff Writer

August 24, 2016

Filed under Campus, CSU, Features, Long Beach, News, Showcase

When it comes to prioritizing student health and wellness, Cal State Long Beach is exceeding expectations in getting students fit mentally and physically. As one of six universities and colleges in the U.S. to win Active Minds’ Healthy Campus award, CSULB’s commitment to making mental health services available to all students was celebrated by the nonprofit as demonstrating excellence in promoting healthy physical and ment...

Cal State Long Beach breaks enrollment records

Michaela Kwoka-Coleman, News Editor

August 23, 2016

Filed under Campus, CSU, Long Beach, News

Cal State Long Beach is setting enrollment records this semester. During the annual Convocation address Friday, CSULB President Jane Close Conoley announced that enrollment for the fall 2016 semester is expected to be around 37,600 students, comprised of undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs. This number is the second highest in the university’s history, following the fall 2008 semester when enrollment was...

Convocation lays out new graduation plan and addresses the year’s achievements

Convocation lays out new graduation plan and addresses the year’s achievements

August 21, 2016

Faculty and staff across campus attended the annual Cal State Long Beach Convocation at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center on Friday to hear President Jane Close Conoley address recent achievements, ne...

College graduates needed in science, technology, engineering and math

Michaela Kwoka-Coleman, News Editor

June 22, 2016

Filed under Campus, CSU, Long Beach, News

California public colleges are not producing enough graduates in the science, engineering, technology, mathematics and health fields, according to a press release from the Campaign for College Opportunity. The Campaign for College Opportunity is a research and advocacy non-profit that works with the community and the state to support colleges and their students. It is comprised of different groups including the Califor...

Cal State Long Beach mourns student-athlete

Cal State Long Beach mourns student-athlete

June 15, 2016

Ray Campisi, a Cal State Long Beach student and member of the Long Beach State hockey team, died last week at the age of 51. According to the Long Beach State Hockey Facebook page, Campisi had a heart...