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U got a problem?

U got a problem?

Joanne Tucker and Frances Vega

February 21, 2008

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Students at Cal State Long Beach are organizing a protest before and during the Associated Students, Inc.-sponsored Ludacris concert on Saturday to demonstrate against the rapper they believe has offensive ly...

Rwandan genocide survivor: ‘Don’t give up on peace’

Joanne Tucker

February 12, 2008

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Rwandan survivor Immaculée Ilibagiza introduced her book "Left to Tell" that describes her three-month survival of the genocide in Rwanda as part of The President's Forum on International Human Rights in the University Student Union Tuesday.To escape oppression and death because of her Tutsi title, Ilibagiza went into hiding in a bathroom with seven other women."They kept putting the seed that Tutsi's were bad," Iliba...

CSU students debate about war in Iraq

Matt Sun

November 7, 2006

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Some students from different California State Universities said the war in the Middle East is teetering on the brink of a political breakdown and no end is in sight for the "War on Terror." "I just want our soldiers home," said Doris Leung, a film media major at Cal State Long Beach, on the war overseas. "It seemed as if their goal was to 'free Iraq' and make it democratic like America, which is good, but how can you chang...

CSULB mourns the loss of two students – Angela Reyes

CSULB mourns the loss of two students – Angela Reyes

November 2, 2006

Descartes' famous phrase, "Cogito ergo sum," which means "I think, therefore I am," was decaled on Angela Reyes' back windshield. Family and friends said this was a quotation Reyes lived by. "Ang...

Students paint for smiles in Long Beach

Students paint for smiles in Long Beach

October 30, 2006

On the final day of Cal State Long Beach's Seven Days of Service, 150 student volunteers spent their Saturday painting for the elderly and disabled at the Friendly Village mobile home park in North Lo...

New positions elected to student senate

Allison Baldwin

October 18, 2006

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The Associated Students Inc. Senate approved one candidate for government elections officer, an associate justice and three commissioners at Wednesday's meeting.After the Senate finished interviewing Panhellenic Council member Alicia Erby and former Sen. William Sanchez for the position as ASI Government Elections Officer, Sen. Lucy Montano of the College of Education said she felt pressured to make an appointment during th...

Speakers discuss death penalty problems

Speakers discuss death penalty problems

Kati Pessner

October 16, 2006

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Two speakers discussed the flaws in the judicial system regarding the death penalty during the Wrongful Convictions Tour in the University Student Union Ballroom Monday. Thomas Goldstein, one of the sp...

Students may need more than just a degree

Danielle Martinez

October 3, 2006

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With the upcoming job fair on campus, many Cal State Long Beach students are looking into the available careers pertaining to their degree. College degrees provide the necessary critical thinking, analytical and writing skills needed to succeed in any profession, but the degree alone is sometimes not enough. Betty Schmicker-Black, a career counselor in the Career Development Center on campus, believes that experience is just a...