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Propel Women launches new CSULB chapter

Sarah Amaral, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018

Filed under Features, News, Today

For Breeahna Dobson, having the opportunity to join a group of women in prayer is the highlight of her week. Dobson, a sophomore and member of Propel Women, has joined the newly formed Christian club that aims to empower women to become confident leaders and create meaningful relationships with other female students. “The women on campus need to know that they’re not alone,” Dobson said. “It’s so comfortin...

CSULB club builds a soilless aquaponics system

Jessica Jacobs, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018

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

Environmental Scientists are beginning to realize that 200,000 years of human existence is taking a toll on Earth’s outermost layer of soil. “Generating three centimeters of topsoil takes 1,000 years, and if current rates of degradation continue, all of the world’s top soil could be gone within 60 years,” said a senior United Nations official, according to a Huffington Post article. This reality prompted Cal S...

CSULB’s 2018 Resilience Charrette sets the bar for change

CSULB’s 2018 Resilience Charrette sets the bar for change

March 20, 2018

In cities like Long Beach that are shrouded by smog and pollution — more can always be done to increase climate resilience; the ability to adapt to a changing environment. The four priorities in the city are upgradin...

Shark bill proposes $4 million budget

Shark bill proposes $4 million budget

March 11, 2018

A new bill proposes a five-year, $4 million budget to fund research, education and monitoring of white sharks in southern California. Chris Lowe, Cal State Long Beach professor and Shark Lab director, recentl...

Mellon Mays program at CSULB receives half a million dollars

James Chow, Senior News Assistant

March 11, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features, News, Today

The Cal State University foundation awarded a $442,000 grant for the university’s Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship program last month. The purpose of the grant is to provide undergraduate students with academic training and financial support in order to help them with their pursuit of a doctoral degree. According to Angela Locks, director of the office of undergraduate research services and principal investigator in the ...

Genesis Jara begins her campaign for ASI president

Genesis Jara begins her campaign for ASI president

March 8, 2018

From big brand internships such as Coca-Cola and a student ambassador for Amazon to starting her own nonprofit, Genesis Jara’s next goal is to add Associated Students Inc. president to her resume. ...

Sofia Musman takes the leap to presidency

Sofia Musman takes the leap to presidency

March 8, 2018

Sofia Musman has been through all things student government. As a college of the arts senator, she listened to complaints from the campus community over the boycott, divestment sanction resolution that was proposed and passed last spring. As student body vice president, she oversaw a mixed group of senators deb...

CSULB is ranked 70th on Kiplinger top 100

Jessica Jacobs, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018

Filed under Features, News, Today

While the average student may be bombarded with issues of crowded parking and rising tuition on a daily basis, there seems to be a silver lining in attending school at the Beach. Cal State Long Beach was ranked 70th nationally on Kiplinger’s Best Values in Public Colleges Feb. 21. The university’s place among the top 100 public colleges was based on objective measurements of academic quality and affordability. ...