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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...

CSU ratifies agreement with CFA

Michaela Kwoka-Coleman, News Editor

June 1, 2016

Filed under Campus, CSU, News

The California State University Board of Trustees ratified a tentative agreement with the California Faculty Association regarding CSU faculty salaries, according to a CFA press release. The agreement, which was ratified by the CSU trustees on May 25, guarantees pay increases for faculty throughout the next year. As laid out in the agreement, faculty on active pay status or on leave will receive a 5 percent general salar...

Feeding a need

Liam Brown, Special Issues Editor

May 19, 2016

Filed under ASI, Campus, CSU, Features, News

Cal State Long Beach is set to expand its current food pantry to address students’ food insecurity needs in the fall 2016 semester. The current food pantry, comprising three shelves of canned goods, is located in the Soroptomist House and is operated by CSULB’s Interfaith project, which opened the pantry in 2011. Associated Students, Inc. will handle pantry operations to make the service more centralized and accessibl...

Chicano Latino Graduation sees additional ceremony

Miranda Andrade-Ceja and Yasmin Cortez

May 19, 2016

Filed under Campus, CSU, Events, News, Uncategorized

The Cal State Long Beach 27th Chicano Latino Graduation introduced a second ceremony to accommodate the high volume of Latino graduates. The two ceremonies took place at the Walter Pyramid on Sunday. Both ceremonies totaled nearly 700 students, though the total number of Latino graduates is upwards of 3,000 students, according to Latino Student Union Vice President Emelyne Camacho. Camacho is a Chicano and Latino Studies...