Daily 49er

Learning from Long Beach leaders

Amy Patton, News Editor

April 7, 2015

Filed under Events, News

At a guest speaker series for the International Business Association Monday night, Mayor Robert Garcia encouraged attending students by urging the importance of persistence. “If you feel like it’s your time, then just go for it,” Garcia said. “You’re not going to win all of them; you win some, you lose some, but you try and you take some risks.” IBA hosts four different guest speakers each semester in order...

FIA Formula E Championship comes to Long Beach Grand Prix circuit

FIA Formula E Championship comes to Long Beach Grand Prix circuit

April 5, 2015

The newly Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile certified Formula E series created an automobile race without the roar of an engine or the distinctive smell of gasoline. On Saturday, the inaugural...

CSULB students considering teaching can learn more at Education Week

CSULB students considering teaching can learn more at Education Week

March 24, 2015

Tucked away in the north end of campus and in the back of most students’ minds is the College of Education. The College of Education is hosting Education Week at California State University, Long...

Distinguished African Speaker Series Takes Place on Campus

Distinguished African Speaker Series Takes Place on Campus

March 19, 2015

After immigrating to the United States, Dr. Emeritus Ssendi Ssensalo worked as a professor at California State University, Long Beach for 40 years. “Where I was born…my education and how my experiences...

Net neutrality forum held at CSULB

March 15, 2015

From the podium at the front of the University Student Union Ballroom, journalism professor John Shrader announced: “Net neutrality may be the most important issue of [students’] lives.” Moderating...

My mind on my safety and my safety on my mind

Collin James, Contributing Writer

March 10, 2015

Filed under Events, News

The first thing drivers and cyclists see when they cross over the San Gabriel River into Long Beach on Willow St. is a sign that reads, “Bike Friendly City.” In fact, the city claims to be “the most bike friendly city in America.” While the streets are by no means perfect for cyclists, the city has done a lot to improve safety and access for cyclists. “They’ve made a lot of progress,” cyclist and bike mechanic...

UCLA professor to speak on poverty amongst the elderly

Michelle Vazquez, Contributing Writer

March 8, 2015

Filed under Events, News

Poverty rates amongst the elderly in the United States are at an all time low, according to the Pew Research Center. Professor and chair of the Department of Economics, Kathleen McGarry will give a lecture on Tuesday about poverty amongst the elderly at California State University, Long Beach. The Rho Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, an honor society at CSULB, will host the speech. Steve Yamarik, professor of economics and...

CSULB hosts the Women and Careers conference

March 4, 2015

Over 140 young women sat among tables voicing questions, their pens racing as they took notes on the personal experience of half a dozen panelists. The Women and Careers Conference on campus on Wednesday aimed to t...