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Young Democratic Socialists of America sees increase of membership

Young Democratic Socialists of America sees increase of membership

February 11, 2018

Despite not being recognized as an official club yet, the Cal State Long Beach chapter of the Young Democratic Socialists of America  branch held its first spring semester meeting in the Faculty Office 4...

Long Beach City begins new developments for 2028 Summer Olympics

Long Beach City begins new developments for 2028 Summer Olympics

Grant Hermanns and James Chow, Staff Writers

February 11, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

In preparation for the 2028 Los Angeles Summer Olympics sporting events, six of which will be hosted in Long Beach, the city has moved to fund eight infrastructure initiatives. The Long Beach City Council held an official...

Students rally online against CSULB’s 2018 commencement changes

Students rally online against CSULB’s 2018 commencement changes

February 8, 2018

Two days following the news that Cal State Long Beach’s commencement would be moving from the Central Quad to George Allen Field and go without live music due to budget cuts, over a thousand students had alrea...

Water tower that looms over CSULB undergoes maintenance

Water tower that looms over CSULB undergoes maintenance

February 7, 2018

The sight of ongoing construction is nothing new for students at Cal State Long Beach, but a major landmark located off-campus has induced head-scratching from many walking through the university lately. ...

Long Beach housing crisis on the rise

Sarah Vehrs, Assistant News Editor

February 7, 2018

Filed under Campus, Long Beach, News, Today

As California’s economy continues to rise, the cost of living in Long Beach has steadily increased by 30 percent over the past three years. According to Housing Long Beach representative Benyamin Chao, in a major city where 60 percent of residents rent, this creates major problems for the community. According to Assembly Republican Leader Chad Mayes, poverty in California is the state’s number one issue because it ...

CSULB to host activist Susan Burton

CSULB to host activist Susan Burton

February 7, 2018

Drugs, death and heartbreak; these are just a few of the areas of turmoil Susan Burton has faced throughout her life. A six-time returnee to prison, Burton is now an activist working with ex-convicts, and h...

Long Beach NAACP to host Q&A with Chancellor White

Long Beach NAACP to host Q&A with Chancellor White

February 7, 2018

Just two months into the year, news of a potential tuition hike and an overflow of applications have flooded the Cal State system. As concerns regarding these issues reach an all-time high, organizations ar...

CSULB Academic Senate discusses proposed budget cuts with Jane Close Conoley

Lauren Martinez, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018

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

Members of the Academic Senate gathered with President Jane Close Conoley Thursday to discuss what a limited fiscal budget could mean for students and faculty. “I don’t see that we’ll be cutting, as much as we’ll be slowing down a lot of stuff,” Conoley said. “Most of our money is in salaries, so it’s going to be, who do we get to hire?” Items such as resurfacing the parking lot and reducing costs at c...