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Contest pushes students to think up new uses for everyday objects

Contest pushes students to think up new uses for everyday objects

March 21, 2009

About 20 plastic bags, a little wax paper and an iron were all it took for three Cal State Long Beach students to take home a $500 first-place prize Tuesday afternoon at the Innovation Challenge Showcase.The In...

Bob Cole Conservatory of Music flips musical script

Brittinee Phillips, Contributing Writer

March 21, 2009

Filed under Music, News

A sea of awards, accolades and acclaim surround the composition and theory faculty members whose musical programs will be heard tonight at the Faculty Composers Concert.Throughout the faculty artist series, the composer faculty performs monthly concerts of their work, and within the last few years the composer faculty has had a larger concert every spring.Each concert is performed with new material where students and the com...

Daily Forty-Niner seeks new editor

Daily Forty-Niner seeks new editor

Colleen Donnelly, Editor in Chief

March 21, 2009

Filed under News, Opinions, Sports

Stop by the newsroom, SSPA-004 and pick up an application for editor in chief. Anyone can apply and the experience is invaluable. Applications must be turned in to Colleen Donnelly in SSPA-004 no later th...

Student job opportunities scarce in recession

Steven Soung, Contributing Writer

March 21, 2009

Filed under News

Brian Dabu knows what it's like to be unemployed."Got it like that, gone like that," Dabu said of his previous job.Dabu, who is a senior art history major at Cal State Long Beach, worked retail-related jobs until he was let go four days before Christmas.Like most of the nation, Dabu and other college students are struggling to deal with the effects of the recession. But along with general living costs, college students must fa...

Stepping in to compete

Stepping in to compete

March 18, 2009

Student steppers will entertain more than 200 local high school students of a nearly 4,000-member audience this weekend at the Cal State Long Beach Walter Pyramid.The 19th annual National Pan-Hellenic C...

MSA submits boycott call to ASI

Randi Johns, Staff Writer

March 18, 2009

Filed under News

Associated Students Inc. listened to the first reading, as well as passionate public comments, of a new resolution regarding the Gaza Strip at Wednesday's ASI Senate meeting.The Muslim Student Association (MSA) brought to the senate a resolution calling for an end to the Israeli/Palestinian situation in Gaza. It asks for ASI to boycott goods and services that maintain business with Israel. Sen. Avis Atkins gave notice to the ...

Egos left at door in ‘life’ organization

Kendra Ablaza, Assistant City Editor

March 18, 2009

Filed under Features, News

Friday morning is a time when few students come to campus. But the same cannot be said for Room 305 in the University Student Union. At that time, the Student of Life Organization, or SOLO, holds its weekly meetings, where students can come together to discuss life issues. Co-founders Rodney "Deuce" Bowles, a senior finance major, and Emeka "Ify" Bah, a senior international business major, created the club as a way to get s...

CSULB podcasts available with iTunes U

CSULB podcasts available with iTunes U

March 17, 2009

People all over the world will soon be able to learn through Cal State Long Beach for free as part of iTunes U."ITunes U is a collection of podcasts that are affiliated with the university," said Leslie Ke...