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Cal State Long Beach to add new solar panel system

Cal State Long Beach to add new solar panel system

September 6, 2016

Cal State Long Beach will be undergoing a $20 million solar panel installation process beginning in May 2017, according to a university press release. In addition to the three solar panels currentl...

Long Beach man fatally shot by police

Michaela Kwoka-Coleman, News Editor

September 6, 2016

Filed under Crime, Long Beach, News

An officer-involved shooting left one man dead Sunday night, according to a press release from the Long Beach Police Department. The shooting took place on the 1600 block of Obispo Avenue, between Pacific Coast Highway and Anaheim Street in central Long Beach. Authorities have not yet identified the suspect who was reported to be suicidal. He told police he wanted commit “suicide by cop.” He also told police that...

Smorgasport returns to the Cal State Long Beach campus

Smorgasport returns to the Cal State Long Beach campus

September 4, 2016

Students crowded into Cal State Long Beach’s parking lot 3 Friday night to enjoy carnival rides, live music and food at the 16th annual Smorgasport. Located between the University Student Union and the kinesiology...

Sexual assault reported

Michaela Kwoka-Coleman, News Editor

August 31, 2016

Filed under Crime, Long Beach, News

A sexual assault was reported to the Cal State Long Beach University Police Department Saturday, Aug. 27. CSULB’s Director of News and Digital Media Michael Uhlenkamp said in an email that the reported sexual assault took place last Thursday, Aug. 25. According to Uhlenkamp both the alleged victim, a female, and the person of interest, a male, are CSULB students. Although Uhlenkamp said he could not disclose th...

Cal State Long Beach clubs and students prepare for Week of Welcome

Cal State Long Beach clubs and students prepare for Week of Welcome

August 29, 2016

It’s that time of the year again. Week of Welcome, an event sponsored by Associated Students Inc., is returning this Wednesday and Thursday in Cal State Long Beach’s central quad from 11 a.m. to...

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association gives Cal State Long Beach’s College of the Arts annual donation

Michaela Kwoka-Coleman, News Editor

August 29, 2016

Filed under Campus, CSU, Long Beach, News

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which hosts the Golden Globe Awards, recently presented Cal State Long Beach’s College of the Arts with a donation totalling $105,000. According to Sandra Cuneo, the grant officer for the HFPA, the donation is specifically for the film and television division of the College of the Arts. The donation is comprised of three different funding categories: a one-time grant of $40,00...

Daily 49er at Cal State Long Beach receives recognition from Associated Collegiate Press

Michaela Kwoka-Coleman, News Editor

August 29, 2016

Filed under Campus, Long Beach, News

The Associated Collegiate Press announced Monday that the Daily 49er is one of 30 finalists for the prestigious Newspaper Pacemaker award. According the the ACP’s website, the finalists were chosen because of their “professionalism, diverse coverage and risk-taking… clean design, engaging photography and creative, accurate headlines.” The 30 finalists were chosen from a pool of 155 applicants from universit...

Cal State Long Beach aids food insecure students with revamped food pantry

Yasmin Cortez, Multimedia Managing Editor

August 28, 2016

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

After a year of planning, the Cal State Long Beach Food Pantry is now open to all current students. “The main goal of the pantry is to make sure that any student that is in need can be supported in such a simple way – like provided food,” said Logan Vournas, Associated Students Inc. Vice President. The expanded ASI Beach Pantry opened on Aug. 22 and is located in University Student Union room 302. To receive f...