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From Brotman Hall to the governor’s fax machines

From Brotman Hall to the governor’s fax machines

April 28, 2008

Fighting against the proposed $386 million educational budget cuts, the Alliance for the CSU collected signatures and fax memos on Monday behind Brotman Hall to send to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's of...

USU Ballrooms consumed by hot salsa

Patrice Ewell

April 25, 2008

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Sweat dripped down the necks of guests dancing to tropical music at the Cal State Long Beach salsa club's two-year anniversary in the University Student Union Ballrooms on Wednesday night. Students from the salsa club hosted the event. Salsa clubs from UC Irvine, UC Riverside and UCLA performed, as well as the four-time world salsa champion, Liz Lira. Angel Lebron Y Su Sabor Latino, Los Angeles' a popular L.A. salsa band,...

ASI reports voter turnout has increased by 55 percent

April 25, 2008

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Elections, BeachBoard and pensions were all on the agenda for the Associated Students, Inc. Senate at its Wednesday afternoon meeting. ASI Executive Director Richard Haller opened the meeting with a report of the latest ASI election results, saying that 2,685 students had voted as of 3 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon. "This number of voters is 55 percent more than last year already, and more than the past two years combined,"...

Santa Barbara protestors: ‘We do have a voice’

Santa Barbara protestors: ‘We do have a voice’

April 21, 2008

SANTA BARBARA - Approximately 30 people protested at Santa Barbara City College against the proposed California higher education budget cuts that would cause future tuition increases."We do have a voice ...

Hate speech forum makes waves in Beach Auditorium

Hate speech forum makes waves in Beach Auditorium

April 14, 2008

The Campus Forum on Hate Speech, Hate Crimes and Far Right Movements attracted a full crowd in the Beach Auditorium Monday, as panelists discussed hate crimes and ways to prevent future hate violence.University Police of...

Former U.N. ambassador speaks at CSULB

Former U.N. ambassador speaks at CSULB

Joanne Tucker

April 13, 2008

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Former U.S. Ambassador for the United Nations Sichan Siv spoke on Wednesday at Cal State Long Beach on his upcoming book "Golden Bones" that describes his survival of the communist Khmer Rouge rebel oc...

Coalition takes it to the Capitol to fight tuition increases

Serafina Costanza

April 5, 2008

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Student and parent volunteers at 30 California State University and University of California campuses are coming together to push Assembly Bill 2372, the College Affordability Act of 2008. California Assembly member Joe Coto (D-San Jose) authored the bill that would freeze tuition for college students in the CSU and UC systems for five years beginning in the 2009-10 fiscal year. After the five-year freeze, tuition could...

Police enact campus shooter drill during spring break

Police enact campus shooter drill during spring break

Brian Cuaron

April 5, 2008

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On Friday afternoon a group of police officers wearing protective black helmets and wielding rifles and handguns slowly made their way up the stairs of LA-1 Building at Cal State Long Beach. Most of...