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94-year-old student has a passion for learning

94-year-old student has a passion for learning

Saad Kazi, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

Filed under Campus, Events, Features, News, Showcase, Today

In 1952, sheep were still roaming the fields of Long Beach State College, a small school that took hours of driving to find. A couple hundred students took classes on the newly formed campus each semest...

A conversation with Conoley

A conversation with Conoley

Austin Brumblay and Kat Schuster, Staff Writers

March 20, 2019

Filed under Campus, CSU, Features, News, Today

Each semester, The Daily 49er tries to fit into President Jane Close Conoley’s busy schedule to catch up with her. Reporters sat with Conoley March 13 at a large round table in her office, which was ...

Lieutenant Governor visits ASI Senate for Q&A

Lieutenant Governor visits ASI Senate for Q&A

Perry Continente, Assistant News Editor

March 20, 2019

Filed under ASI, Campus, Events, Features, News, Showcase, Today

California Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis visited Long Beach State Wednesday to speak to students and hear their input on critical campus issues. Kounalakis’ arrival coincided with the weekly Associated Stude...

Coyotes on campus, important to Long Beach

Coyotes on campus, important to Long Beach

March 20, 2019

The first time former American Studies student Robin Nixon saw a coyote on upper campus was five years ago, during her second semester of college at Long Beach State. “It was that whole open area where the Bea...

A Beachside arrest, a construction site burglary and an injured dog

A Beachside arrest, a construction site burglary and an injured dog

Jonathan Rulison, Staff Writer

March 18, 2019

Filed under Campus, Crime, Features, Long Beach, News, Today

Suspicious person apprehended at Beachside An arrest was made after a suspicious person was reported outside the Beachside College Dorms March 11. A Beachside resident reported a man standing outsi...

ASI treasure candidate: Dominick Martinez

ASI treasure candidate: Dominick Martinez

March 17, 2019

After four years at Long Beach State, health science major Dominick Martinez is attempting to transition into student government as Associated Students Inc. treasurer. He cites his experiences as building manager...

ASI treasure candidate: Reyalyn Villegas

ASI treasure candidate: Reyalyn Villegas

March 17, 2019

Financial literacy is a huge issue for Associated Students Inc. Treasurer Candidate Reyalyn Villegas. The treasurer hopeful defines a financial literate person as someone who is well-versed in money-fac...

ASI vice presidential candidate: Justin Contreras

ASI vice presidential candidate: Justin Contreras

Alex Dansereau, Staff Writer

March 17, 2019

Filed under ASI, Campus, Features, News, Today

Born in South Los Angeles to two parents who emigrated from Guatemala, Associated Students Inc. vice presidential candidate Justin Contreras grew up facing financial instability. “Both of my parents were working minimum-w...