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Undocumented students stuck in ‘survival mode’

Undocumented students stuck in ‘survival mode’

February 12, 2017

“Every breath I breathe, chasin’ the American Dream,” Rihanna sang in a video projected on a screen behind the stage, where keynote speaker Blanca Villagomez stood and shared her own immigration ...

Immigration clinic brings families to CSULB

Carlos Villicana, Staff Writer

February 12, 2017

Filed under Campus, Events, News

Concerns and questions about immigration brought people to The Pointe on Saturday, where they met with attorneys at a free legal clinic. The Long Beach Immigrant Rights Coalition and Cal State Long Beach’s Future Underrepresented Educated Leaders hosted the clinic, welcoming upward of 50 attendees into the venue where they could have any questions relating to immigration answered by volunteer attorneys. The clinic...

Men of Color Conference pushes students forward

Men of Color Conference pushes students forward

February 12, 2017

The day starts early in the morning. After introductory remarks from Rex Richardson, the vice mayor of Long Beach, Ramsey Jay Jr. comes up to the lectern. He’s in his thirties, with a shaved head, ...

La Raza Student Center to reopen after renovations

Valerie Osier and Xochitl Abarca, Staff Writers

February 8, 2017

Filed under Campus, Events, News

Cal State Long Beach’s La Raza student resource center will be having its grand reopening today after delayed renovations. The center has had limited availability to students this semester because of the work being done. The renovations were mostly fresh paint and new carpeting and provided to all of the cultural centers within the Faculty Office 4  building. They started in early December and were supposed to be c...

CSULB Muslim Student Association demonstrates against Trump

CSULB Muslim Student Association demonstrates against Trump

February 7, 2017

Cal State Long Beach’s Muslim Student Association gathered in front of the Speaker’s Platform on Tuesday, along with other CSULB students and faculty, to express their disapproval of President Donald...

CSULB showcases campus research

Sommer Dalton, Staff Writer

February 5, 2017

Filed under Events, News

The impossible is made possible in the second annual Cal State Long Beach BUILD Research Symposium, as the groundbreaking work of BUILD shows what discoveries can be made when students are given the opportunity to dive head first into the world of research. The symposium on Friday showcased four guest speakers, all assistant professors at CSULB. “Inspiring Student Research for Better Health Tomorrow,” was the theme chosen b...

CSULB Professors hope to ‘Reclaim Democracy’ through teach-ins

Lola Olvera, Staff Writer

January 30, 2017

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In response to the recent presidential election, faculty from the College of Liberal Arts are presenting their “Reclaiming Democracy” teach-in series, hoping to provide a space for students to educate and express themselves on current political issues. Starting Tuesday and continuing monthly through April, the teach-ins will feature ten-minute talks by three speakers from the College of Liberal Arts before leaders faci...

Women’s March takes downtown LA

Women’s March takes downtown LA

January 22, 2017

Nasty women and bad hombres, along with thousands of pink “pussy hat” wearing attendees, marched on Saturday for The Women’s March LA in response to President Trump’s inauguration. The Women's Ma...