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Few students request knives on campus

Ariana Sawyer, News Editor

March 21, 2016

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

University Police said they have no written record of giving permission to the 20-year-old male student who displayed a knife in a sociology class Feb. 25. “I have no written documentation concerning an approval to carry a weapon on campus by any student,” said University Police spokesman Lt. Richard Goodwin. That’s because requests to carry have been so few and far between that Cal State Long Beach Chief of ...

From one war to another

From one war to another

March 20, 2016

Emily was seeing brown sand. She was back in the war, and the enemy was coming. She found a weapon. She stood up and pinned the enemy to the wall. Her girlfriend still has a mark from where Emily held a knife to...

Column: The reality of being Greek at CSULB

Column: The reality of being Greek at CSULB

Micayla Vermeeren, Opinions Editor

March 16, 2016

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

There’s a lot of validity to the phrase “it’s all Greek to me.” In the world of fraternities and sororities, words like “rush,” “pledge” and “big” have practical definitions that...

Long Beach Target aims to customize convenience

Long Beach Target aims to customize convenience

March 9, 2016

A “flex format” Target will host its grand opening Sunday at its location in the Bixby Village Plaza shopping center and officially opened Wednesday. Target spokesperson Kristy Welker said “fl...

NAACP investigates CSULB knife incident

NAACP investigates CSULB knife incident

Ariana Sawyer, News Editor

March 9, 2016

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

This story has been updated March 12 at 12:14 a.m.   The NAACP’s Long Beach chapter announced Wednesday it will launch an investigation into the Feb. 25 incident where a student brandished...

Cal State Long Beach student government adopts new investing policy

Michaela Kwoka-Coleman, Staff Writer

March 9, 2016

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

ASI senate members voted in favor of adopting Senate Resolution 2016-11, which advocates humanitarian and environmentally friendly investing practices, at tonight’s meeting. The Socially Responsible Investing resolution is a suggested investing policy from ASI to the 49er Foundation in regard to the corporations in which it invests. The 49er Foundation is in charge of all private donations given to Cal State Long ...

‘More to come’ if CFA, CSU fail to agree on raise

‘More to come’ if CFA, CSU fail to agree on raise

March 8, 2016

California Faculty Association members took to the microphones to confront the CSU Board of Trustees about perceived wrongdoings that have come in the course of recent budget negotiations at a California St...

WomenShelter of Long Beach holds housewarming event

WomenShelter of Long Beach holds housewarming event

Abdiel Bustillo, Staff Writer

March 6, 2016

Filed under Events, Long Beach, News, Today

WomenShelter of Long Beach stressed the grave importance and need for the center’s education and outreach program at a housewarming party to commemorate their move to Bixby Knolls Friday. Since 1977, WSLB...