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SPECIAL SECTION: LBSU strives to improve outreach for recruiting women of color engineers

SPECIAL SECTION: LBSU strives to improve outreach for recruiting women of color engineers

December 2, 2018

Antonella Sciortino recalls joining Long Beach State faculty in 2004 and seeing every department chair position in the College of Engineering occupied by men. Now Sciortino serves as chair for the civil e...

From prison to risen

From prison to risen

October 22, 2018

There are students on this campus who started to experiment sexually when they were 14 years old, others were raped at the same age. Some students have never lived without a roof over their head, others ...

Google gives female engineers $35,000 grant

Google gives female engineers $35,000 grant

October 21, 2018

Growing up in Venezuela, Society of Women Engineers President Stephanie Avenando received a huge amount of support from her family and peers for enrolling in engineering courses at La Universidad Nacion...

LBSU engineering student receives $6,000 scholarship

LBSU engineering student receives $6,000 scholarship

Sarah Vehrs, Enterprise Editor

October 10, 2018

Filed under Features, News, Today

When Daria Antonova contemplated what field to go into after high school, she looked up to a cousin who earned her degree in civil engineering. Inspired by this role model in her life, as well as a stron...

Christiana Koch advocates for people with disabilities

Christiana Koch advocates for people with disabilities

September 30, 2018

At age 8, Christiana Koch was diagnosed with autism, but she felt different from her peers before then. She didn’t understand why the classmates avoided her, and felt being homeschooled already made...

A Daily 49er conversation with President Jane Close Conoley

A Daily 49er conversation with President Jane Close Conoley

James Chow, News Editor

September 12, 2018

Filed under Features, News, Showcase, Today

The Daily 49er sat down with President Jane Close Conoley Wednesday, Sept. 5 to ask her about her ambitions for the new semester and her hopes for the future of the campus. Conoley touched on new housing ...

Student employee union bargains for new, stronger contract

Student employee union bargains for new, stronger contract

September 9, 2018

The union that represents 9,000 teaching assistants, graduate assistants and instructional student assistants is bargaining for a stronger contract for better wages, more benefits, job security and pr...

Carolyn Bremer, associate director of Bob Cole Conservatory of Music, dies at 60

Carolyn Bremer, associate director of Bob Cole Conservatory of Music, dies at 60

September 4, 2018

Carolyn R. Bremer, associate director of the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music, accomplished composer and beloved faculty member died unexpectedly on Sunday. She was 60. A memorial service celebrating her life will be...