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Puff puff pass?

Michaela Kwoka-Coleman, News Editor

October 5, 2016

Filed under 2016 Election, Campus, Events, Long Beach, News

The stakes have never been higher for the conversation regarding legalized marijuana. Cal State Long Beach will be hosting a community forum Monday night to discuss the pros and cons of passing Proposition 64, known as the Adult Use of Marijuana Act . If passed, Proposition 64 would legalize the possession and recreational use of marijuana for people ages 21-years or older in California. According to Ballotpedia, in passing the proposi...

CSULB to host Coffee with a Cop

Meghan McGillicuddy and Daniela Alvarez, Staff Writers

October 5, 2016

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

Students can enjoy a cup of coffee with members of the Cal State Long Beach University Police Department Friday morning at Coffee with a Cop. The event, which will take place at the Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf in the University Student Union, is part of National Community Policing Week, which was enacted last month by President Obama. According to the Department of Justice’s website, National Community Policing Week is pa...

Send Silence Packing creates dialogue on suicide awareness

Send Silence Packing creates dialogue on suicide awareness

October 3, 2016

Students stood beside 1,100 backpacks displayed on the Speaker’s Platform lawn Monday afternoon to read the stories of college students who committed suicide. Send Silence Packing was created by Active ...

Makin’ it grain in Long Beach

Michaela Kwoka-Coleman, News Editor

October 3, 2016

Filed under Campus, Events, Long Beach, News, Showcase

Long Beach beer enthusiasts will have the chance to indulge in dozens of tastings right here at the Beach on Oct. 15. Sponsored by the 49er Shops in support of CSULB’s Hospitality Management program, the Long Beach Craft Beer Festival will be taking over the Jack Rose Track and Field Stadium from 2 - 5 p.m. The event will feature over 50 local and corporate breweries, a variety of food trucks and games such as giant...

CSULB alumni nominated for 40 under 40 awards

Elizabeth Campos, Staff Writer

October 2, 2016

Filed under Events, Features, Long Beach, News

The Long Beach Post hosted its 40 Under 40 event Thursday night where seven Cal State University Long Beach alumni were recognized for their service to Long Beach and the community. According to Dennis Dean, director of operations at the Long Beach Post, 40 Under 40 began in 2012 as a way to recognize the top 40 people under the age of 40 who contribute to the betterment of Long Beach. The CSULB alumni recognized at...

Cal State Long Beach invites members of community to discuss cancellation of N*W*C

Roberto Herrera, Assistant Social Media Editor

October 2, 2016

Filed under Campus, Events, Long Beach, News, Uncategorized

Cal State Long Beach students, professors and community residents participated in a discussion panel at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center on Thursday, Sept. 29. The event, called “In Context: Art, Race and Censorship,” allowed panelists to discuss the cancellation of the play “N*gger, W*tback, Ch*nk” and related it to the intersections of art, race and censorship.  The panel was prompted by the College o...

Vote 2016 panel discusses global issues between students and professors

Michael Garcia, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016

Filed under Campus, Events, News

The Anatol Conference Center was home to a more civilized political discussion Wednesday night as professors and experts led the Vote 2016 forum to a crowd of 50 students and faculty. They discussed foreign policy issues and answered pressing questions. The topics discussed covered different aspects of foreign policy, from global warming to terrorism. Dan O’Connor, interim Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, m...

CSULB’s Wellness Wednesday focuses on intuitive eating

Daniela Alvarez, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016

Filed under Campus, Events, News

Cal State Long Beach students learned how to make peace with the foods they eat and respect their body’s signals through the concept of intuitive eating at this week’s Wellness Wednesday in the University Student Union. Assistant Director of the Health Resource Center Kristen Fabiszewski presented the program with a dozen students in attendance. Her presentation was based on the book: “Intuitive Eating: A Revolutionary...