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Ethnic studies faculty dialogue inspires NWC cancellation

Miranda Andrade-Ceja, Managing Editor

September 20, 2016

Filed under Campus, Events, Long Beach, News

The provocatively titled play “N*gger, W*tback, Ch*nk” will not live to see a second year at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center after being cancelled by Cal State Long Beach President Jane Close Conoley due to negative feedback from ethnic studies faculty. Subsequently, the executive director of the arts center, Michele Roberge, resigned while citing protest of censorship. After reports of the cancellation flooded so...

Skip The Beach and study abroad

Michaela Kwoka-Coleman, News Editor

September 19, 2016

Filed under Campus, Events, News

CSULB students have the opportunity to explore study abroad options at this year’s study abroad fair.

Upcoming CSULB panel to address First Amendment

Michaela Kwoka-Coleman, News Editor

September 19, 2016

Filed under ASI, Campus, Events, News

Cal State Long Beach’s department of journalism and mass communication is hosting a First Amendment panel Wednesday to address free speech issues within the current presidential election cycle. Titled “Protected Speech in an Election Cycle,” the panel will consist of Bill Dallman, vice president and news director of KCBS-KCLA and Kevin Johnson and Craig Smith of the Center for First Amendment Studies. Accordi...

Turkey in Turmoil panel at CSULB convenes to discuss failed July coup d’etat

Turkey in Turmoil panel at CSULB convenes to discuss failed July coup d’etat

September 18, 2016

Thursday’s “Turmoil in Turkey” panel was an educational opportunity regarding the recent failed coup d’etat in Turkey. Held in the Barrett Athletic Administration conference room, the panel was...

CSULB’s Japanese Garden celebrates its 35th anniversary Friday night

CSULB’s Japanese Garden celebrates its 35th anniversary Friday night

September 18, 2016

Red tables surrounded the pond at the Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden Friday night as members of the Friends of the Japanese Garden celebrated the garden’s 35th anniversary.  A string quart...

Cal State Long Beach Associated Students Inc. Senate plans for student success

Meghan McGillicuddy, Staff Writer

September 14, 2016

Filed under ASI, Campus, Events, News, Uncategorized

Plans for voter registration, workshops for undocumented students and disability awareness days were discussed at Wednesday night’s Associated Students Inc. Senate meeting. In anticipation of the upcoming November presidential election, ASI plans to set up voter registration tables for Cal State Long Beach students who are at least 18-years-old. According to marketing assistant for ASI Judy Lee, voting registration will...

Constitution Day comes to Cal State Long Beach

Constitution Day comes to Cal State Long Beach

September 14, 2016

Every seat was filled at Wednesday’s 2016 Constitution Day Panel, with students eager to learn about serious First Amendment issues regarding the future of our country. The panel, held in Psychology...

Cal State Long Beach Police reform protest opens dialogue among students

Roberto Herrera, Assistant Social Media Editor

September 12, 2016

Filed under Campus, Events, News

Students, protestors and criminal justice professionals gathered in front of the Cal State Long Beach free speech area to discuss police reform and the steps students can take to create a better dialogue between minority groups and law enforcement.   The protest was the result of a student-driven petition regarding police brutality, racial profiling and police reform that was ignored multiple times by the White House. ...