Daily 49er

Flossie Lewis Center honors schools for help

Cristina Canchola, Staff writer

March 14, 2009

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The 19th annual Flossie Lewis Center Luncheon recognized Cal State Long Beach for its collaboration with the center on Thursday at The Grand: Long Beach Event Center.CSULB and Long Beach City College were both awarded the 2009 Flossie Lewis Center Partnership Award.The Flossie Lewis Center, located in Long Beach, is a program of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency of the South Bay (NCADD/SB). The center...

Town hall meeting discusses trials facing Southern California’s ports

Matthew Mesa, Contributing Writer

March 12, 2009

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Stakeholders of Long Beach and Los Angeles ports expressed concern with the declining cargo volumes and forecasts of expected competition over discretionary cargo.These issues were discussed at the Cal State Long Beach Center for International Trade and Transportation's 10th town hall meeting that took placed Wednesday evening at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center before a near-capacity crowd.The meeting, titled "The Deca...

For some, student housing costs will rise

Randi Johns

March 11, 2009

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Associated Students Inc. President Erin Swetland addressed an increase in student housing fees for fall 2009 at Wednesday's senate meeting.According to Swetland, Cal State Long Beach's purchase of the Brooks College campus on Pacific Coast Highway has brought the need to increase student-housing fees."Anyone who is a continuing student in our on-campus housing will see only a modest increase," said Mary Stephens, vice presid...

Online referendum lacked regulation

Online referendum lacked regulation

March 11, 2009

Unlike Associated Students Inc. elections, there are no set regulations for online student fee referendums, including the recent Beach Legacy Referendum, campus officials said Wednesday.When it comes to on...

Online referendum lacks regulation

Tiffany Rider & Benjamin Zitney

March 11, 2009

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Unlike Associated Students Inc. elections, there are no set regulations for online student fee referendums, including the currently-underway Beach Legacy Referendum, campus officials said Wednesday.When it comes to online voting, "you're going to find there's no way to get your arms around [the process]," said Doug Robinson, vice president of student services at Cal State Long Beach. "It's a new world of voting," said CSU...

Cost of student housing rises

Randi Johns, Staff writer

March 11, 2009

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Associated Students Inc. President Erin Swetland addressed senators on the increase of student housing rates for fall 2009, at Wednesday's ASI senate meeting.According to Swetland, Cal State Long Beach's purchase of Brooks College has lead to the increase in student-housing rates."Anyone who is a continuing student in our on campus housing will see only a modest increase," said Mary Stephens, vice president of administratio...

Fundraising ’til dawn’

March 11, 2009

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Students, faculty, staff and community members will have the opportunity to help save the lives of children with cancer at a letter-writing campaign hosted by Cal State Long Beach's Up ‘Til Dawn.The fourth annual event will first be held Thursday in the USU Ballrooms and will later move to the first floor of the University Student Union so people can play pool or go bowling during the all-night event, which is taking...

Parking tickets flood Lot 6

Matt Brown, Staff Writer

March 11, 2009

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More than 140 students received citations Sunday night after parking in Lot 6.The $40 citations were given out after a barrier blocking the entrance to the lot, was moved by an unknown person.According to University Police Captain Fernando Solorzano, the lot was reserved for Pow Wow parking. Daniel Beck, a junior accounting major who usually parks in Lot 6, said that it was 7:30 p.m. Sunday when he noticed there was a bar...