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Alumnus to receive ‘Medal of Valor’

Alumnus to receive ‘Medal of Valor’

Matt Brown, Contributing Writer

May 24, 2009

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Sgt. Chris Gomez, a former Cal State Long Beach student and current member of the Los Angeles Police Department, will receive the Medal of Valor for saving a life while on duty.On May 28 at the Kodak The...

CSULB student may be infected with H1N1 swine flu

Robert Grimmick, Staff writer

May 20, 2009

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A second student at Cal State Long Beach may be infected with the H1N1 virus that causes swine flu.In an e-mail sent to all students shortly before 4 p.m. Thursday, CSULB President F. King Alexander said the university was informed of the presumptive positive test Wednesday night.The student, who was not identified, was treated at Student Health Services and sent home, Alexander said. The student does not live on campus.I...

California votes down five of six propositions

California votes down five of six propositions

May 19, 2009

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Proposition 1A66 percent voted no.34 percent voted yes.Proposition 1B63 percent voted no.37 percent voted yes.Proposition 1C64.6 percent voted no.35.4 percent voted yes.Proposition 1D66 percent voted no.34 percent voted yes.Propositi...

First ‘master class’ stars Reading Rainbow’s Levar Burton

First ‘master class’ stars Reading Rainbow’s Levar Burton

May 18, 2009

Director and actor LeVar Burton directed Cal State Long Beach's first master class in film directing, featuring a seven-minute film scene created by CSULB film students on Friday at the Player's Theater."The workshop ...

Economic Forecast: Housing market to settle soon, but unemployment to continue

Benjamin Zitney, Assistant Online Editor

May 16, 2009

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The local and national economies will soon be getting "better, but not good," with housing-sector problems expected to bottom out this summer and pave the way for "recovery mode" in 2010, according to this year's Economic Forecast produced by Cal State Long Beach's Office of Economic Research.The bad news, said Joseph Magaddino and Lisa Grobar, who are CSULB economics professors and directors of the forecast project, is that t...

Parking ease: a CSULBer’s dream

Parking ease: a CSULBer’s dream

May 16, 2009

With plans to cut enrollment, parking should be a little easier next fall. If you're having trouble, consider parking on the east side of campus: Parking Structure 3 had plenty of open spaces this spring. Ex...

ASI Senate ends year with four final approvals

Ross McCafferty, Contributing Writer

May 13, 2009

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In its last meeting of the year, the Associated Students Inc. Senate voted on the final readings of four proposed acts for 2009.ASI voted to approve the Shared Governance Enhancement Act of 2009.The amendment calls for the establishment of a committee on shared governance, which will assist in recruitment and nomination of students to the Academic Senate university-wide committees, a job that ASI is obligated to fill.Accordin...

Special election Tuesday will decipher future budget cuts

Special election Tuesday will decipher future budget cuts

Joanne Tucker, News Editor

May 12, 2009

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California's May 19 Special Election has raised several controversial issues between the California State University system, the California Faculty Association and Cal State Long Beach students.While the Calif...