Daily 49er

Long Beach passes marijuana measures

Nubia Valdez and Michaela Kwoka-Coleman, Staff Writers

November 9, 2016

Filed under 2016 Election, Long Beach, News

As of 10:02 p.m. Tuesday, Long Beach voters seem to be favoring two measures which have to do with regulating and taxing medical marijuana. Under Measure MM, the city wide ban on medical marijuana dispensaries will be repealed, allowing between 26 and 32 dispensaries to operate within city limits. Measure MA will determine the sales and cultivation tax of medical marijuana, as well as recreational marijuana with the...

Body found near CSULB Parking Structure 1 identified

Body found near CSULB Parking Structure 1 identified

Michaela Kwoka-Coleman, News Editor

November 7, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, Long Beach, News, Showcase

  The body found Friday morning near Cal State Long Beach’s Parking Structure 1 has been identified as Jerry Vu by authorities. An investigation from the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner deter...

Body found near Parking Structure 1

Body found near Parking Structure 1

November 4, 2016

Early this morning, Cal State Long Beach University Police discovered a dead body near Parking Structure 1, next to the Walter Pyramid. According to the UPD activity log, a call regarding an incident...

ASI joins Students for Quality Education in protest of proposed tuition increase

Meghan McGillicuddy, Staff Writer

October 26, 2016

Filed under ASI, Campus, Crime, CSU, Long Beach, News

The Associated Students, Inc. Senate passed a resolution to protest a possible California State University systemwide tuition hike at its meeting Wednesday night. The decision to raise tuition will be determined by a vote during the CSU Board of Trustees meeting Nov.15-16. In the meantime, ASI is encouraging students to protest the proposed hike on social media using the hashtag #DearBOT. #DearBOT is a part of a ...

Crime Blotter: domestic violence and assault charges

Selena Gonzalez, Staff Writer

October 26, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, Long Beach, News

Boyfriend targets girlfriend: A female reported her boyfriend SATURDAY to campus police for domestic violence. The suspect was arrested and charged. The incident happened at Los Alamitos Hall. The victim sustained a non permanent bodily injury. Both the victim and suspect were students. Assault at Parkside Commons: The University Police Department received a call Friday about a male who had assaulted a female friend at the ...

Obituary: grad student dies at 22

Obituary: grad student dies at 22

Michaela Kwoka-Coleman, News Editor

October 26, 2016

Filed under Long Beach, News

Maribel Franco is remembered as being caring, kind and ambitious. The 22-year-old Cal State Long Beach grad student was in her second year of pursuing a master’s degree in counseling. She aspired...

Daily 49er sets pace

Daily 49er sets pace

October 23, 2016

The Associated Collegiate Press recognized the Daily 49er with five separate honors during the 2016 Pacemaker Awards, including the namesake Newspaper Pacemaker Award, on Saturday in Washington, D.C....

Cal State University system proposes first tuition increase in five years

Cal State University system proposes first tuition increase in five years

Miranda Andrade-Ceja, Managing Editor

October 23, 2016

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

News of a potential Cal State University tuition increase broke on Facebook after California State Student Association advocacy officer Sarah Bentley posted a status detailing the proposed cost hike on Thurs...