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Long Beach Airport to receive improvements

Carlos Villicana, Special Projects Editor

May 9, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

It was yet another light agenda for the Long Beach City Council as Tuesday’s meeting lasted a little over an hour and saw all agenda items approved by present councilmembers. The council, sans district one representative Lena Gonzalez, unanimously voted to grant a contract to Swinerton Builders, a construction company hired to work on improvements for the Long Beach Airport. This work will be second phase of changes to the airp...

CSULB professor Darith Ung honored at Fourth Annual Teacher Recognition Ceremony

CSULB professor Darith Ung honored at Fourth Annual Teacher Recognition Ceremony

May 5, 2018

As the room buzzed with teachers sharing notes on their material and methods, Darith Ung sat quietly in awe at the mere fact he’d been invited to accept an award. “I feel that there are so many other peopl...

City Council staggers tattoo parlors and extend styrofoam ban

City Council staggers tattoo parlors and extend styrofoam ban

Carlos Villicana, Special Projects Editor

May 2, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

Fast and empty are the words which best describe Tuesday’s meeting of the Long Beach City Council, an affair which lasted less than an hour and lacked the presence of Mayor Robert Garcia. All nine c...

Over 200 marchers turnout for May Day rally in Long Beach

May 1, 2018

“Resist state violence! Rise up for our communities! Reclaim our power!” This chant was shouted by over 200 Long Beach residents, as they filled the streets of downtown Long Beach in support of the In...

Turning Point USA to host conservative author James O’Keefe

Turning Point USA to host conservative author James O’Keefe

Kat Schuster, News Editor

April 29, 2018

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

Move over Milo — American conservative activist and journalist James O’Keefe is coming to Cal State Long Beach Monday to speak to students about media corruption. O’Keefe is the author of “A...

CSU confirms no tuition hike for next school year

CSU confirms no tuition hike for next school year

April 20, 2018

Officials from the California State University system announced Friday that a tuition increase would not go into effect for the 2018-19 school year. Since November, the CSU Board of Trustees have been discussing a potential tuition hike to compensate for systemwide financial shortfalls from the state budget. ...

CSULB hosts ‘Take Back the Night’

CSULB hosts ‘Take Back the Night’

April 18, 2018

A small but mighty congregation commanded the attention of the campus Wednesday with loud chants and neon signs as they marched across campus to Take Back the Night. The international event has been fighting fo...

Long Beach City Council approves styrofoam ban from restaurants

Long Beach City Council approves styrofoam ban from restaurants

Grant Hermanns, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

After months of deliberation on how to combat pollution, the Long Beach City Council voted Tuesday to approve an ordinance banning the use of polystyrene in food packaging. The ordinance, which targets single-use cont...