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Adderall now used for weight loss among college students

Sarah Amaral, Contributing Writer

April 5, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, CSU, Features, News, Today

  When it comes to the twenty-first century, it’s all about finding faster and more accessible ways to make life easier. In the case of college students throughout the nation, Adderall has become on of the top drugs to keep them on their “A” game. Adderall has gone from being used as a stimulant to treat individuals with ADHD to helping students stay up all night to study and feel less tired and more focus...

Pacific Southwest Conference holds competitions for civil engineering students

Pacific Southwest Conference holds competitions for civil engineering students

April 3, 2016

  Not only does concrete float, it can be raced. Teams of civil engineering students from over 18 schools designed their own concrete vessels to sail through the water and weave through buoys S...

CFA strike more likely after fact finding report

Greg Diaz, Editor-in-Chief

April 3, 2016

Filed under Campus, CSU, Events, News, Today

  The prospect of a Cal State Long Beach faculty strike is looking more and more likely after the release of the fact finder’s report on Thursday, which sided with the California Faculty Association’s demand for a 5 percent salary increase. Both the California State University and the CFA seemed to declare victory in separate statements released after a mandatory 10-day period of silence that ended with th...

Students reveal ICE deportation, other fears at forum on knife incident

Students reveal ICE deportation, other fears at forum on knife incident

March 24, 2016

  What was initially scheduled to be a 90-minute discussion between students and administration turned into a four and a half hour outpouring of students’ fear, frustration and demands for cha...

Coca-Cola pouring rights deals may secure loyal student customers for life

Coca-Cola pouring rights deals may secure loyal student customers for life

March 22, 2016

The ‘90s tagline “Always Coca-Cola” takes on a new meaning at Cal State Long Beach, which has been branded a Coke campus through at least 2021 after recent contract negotiations between the univer...

Fight for Five expects traffic

Fight for Five expects traffic

March 21, 2016

In the event that the “Fight for Five” strike occurs, it may be difficult to get on campus. While picket lines will be stationed at every entrance, the California Faculty Association said those strik...

Column: The reality of being Greek at CSULB

Column: The reality of being Greek at CSULB

Micayla Vermeeren, Opinions Editor

March 16, 2016

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

There’s a lot of validity to the phrase “it’s all Greek to me.” In the world of fraternities and sororities, words like “rush,” “pledge” and “big” have practical definitions that...

‘More to come’ if CFA, CSU fail to agree on raise

‘More to come’ if CFA, CSU fail to agree on raise

March 8, 2016

California Faculty Association members took to the microphones to confront the CSU Board of Trustees about perceived wrongdoings that have come in the course of recent budget negotiations at a California St...