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Catholic faith leads blind student

Catholic faith leads blind student

March 9, 2016

Standing at about 5 feet 5 inches – 5 feet 7 inches if he were to stand up straight – Jose Espinoza is about 284 pounds and completely blind. He acknowledges his bad posture with a slight shrug of ...

Catholic Newman Club prepares for anti-abortion display with ‘boot camp’

Amanda Mayberry, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016

Filed under Campus, Events, News, Today

The Catholic Newman Club prepared themselves with a “boot camp” on Monday evening for next week’s Genocide Awareness Project, where anti-abortion groups will equate abortion to genocide while other groups hold a counter-protest nearby. Also known as Beach Newman, the club will host its annual GAP demonstration along with the help of the Center for Bio-Ethical Reform next week. CBR is an anti-abortion group advoca...

WomenShelter of Long Beach holds housewarming event

WomenShelter of Long Beach holds housewarming event

Abdiel Bustillo, Staff Writer

March 6, 2016

Filed under Events, Long Beach, News, Today

WomenShelter of Long Beach stressed the grave importance and need for the center’s education and outreach program at a housewarming party to commemorate their move to Bixby Knolls Friday. Since 1977, WSLB...

49er Shops Grad Fair seeks to help students graduate next week

Abdiel Bustillo, Staff Writer

March 2, 2016

Filed under Campus, Events, News, Today

With graduation fast approaching, seniors may find themselves uncertain about the particulars concerning graduation. The 49er Shops is inviting all graduating seniors to the 2016 Grad Fair at the University Bookstore March 8 -10 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. “Students can learn about their individual commencement ceremonies, the graduation registration process, and post-grad educational and job opportunities,” 49er Sho...

Relationship life hacks: TED Talk style

Taryn Sauer, Staff Writer

March 2, 2016

Filed under Campus, Events, News, Today

Whether it is the beginning of a romantic relationship or the fifth year of a friendship that has begun to show its wares, relationships are complex and learning how to address them early on is key to promoting a healthy lifestyle, according to the Women’s And Gender Equity Center. The WGEC will host a “Let’s Talk Relationships” presentation in the University Student Union ballroom today from 6-8 p.m. While...

Long Beach People’s State of the City Address draws hundreds

Long Beach People’s State of the City Address draws hundreds

February 28, 2016

Long Beach’s fifth annual People’s State of the City Address reminded residents that community health is a major issue in a city where “your ZIP code determines how long you live,” according to ...

CSULB shares the Black Experience

CSULB shares the Black Experience

February 28, 2016

Students took a walk through black history in the free speech lawn at Cal State Long Beach Thursday. As a celebration of Black History Month, the Africana Studies Student Association, sponsored by the ...

Alumnus holds forum on fighting surveillance, brutality in political movements

Sara DeLeon, Staff Writer

February 28, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, Events, News, Today

A Cal State Long Beach alumnus talked about the aggressive police force in America and offered insight into organizing political movements in an open discussion of his recent publication “Crashing the Party: Legacies and Lessons from the RNC 2000,” Thursday.   Kris Hermes’ book is a case study on the events during and after the Republican National Convention of 2000 in Philadelphia, where 400 protesters were arrested...