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CALPIRG protests outside Long Beach City Hall to continue plastic bag ban

CALPIRG protests outside Long Beach City Hall to continue plastic bag ban

April 3, 2016

A 30-foot-wide inflatable turtle sat on the lawn outside  Long Beach City Hall to protest against overturning the plastic bag ban March 24. Dressed up in green shirts and holding posters, 20 students li...

Students reveal ICE deportation, other fears at forum on knife incident

Students reveal ICE deportation, other fears at forum on knife incident

March 24, 2016

  What was initially scheduled to be a 90-minute discussion between students and administration turned into a four and a half hour outpouring of students’ fear, frustration and demands for cha...

Fight for Five expects traffic

Fight for Five expects traffic

March 21, 2016

In the event that the “Fight for Five” strike occurs, it may be difficult to get on campus. While picket lines will be stationed at every entrance, the California Faculty Association said those strik...

Gentrification: Boon or boogeyman?

Gentrification: Boon or boogeyman?

March 21, 2016

Housing prices have skyrocketed; the city streets are always under construction; new and expensive businesses seem to appear overnight. Long Beach is becoming gentrified. “It’s easy to turn gent...

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...