Daily 49er

Film studio deal falls out of escrow

Antoinette Luzano

March 9, 2009

Filed under News

The deal between The Boeing Company and Long Beach Studios LLC to turn a former Boeing manufacturing plant into a film studio has fallen out of escrow, leaving it incomplete and with the possibility of a sale by the end of the month.Long Beach Studios plans to turn the former plant into a production studio that would provide internship opportunities and two soundstages that would be available to Cal State Long Beach film stu...

Student engineers place third in national competition

Student engineers place third in national competition

March 9, 2009

Cal State Long Beach's Construction Engineering Management Design/ Build Team closed out this semester's competition season by placing third at the Associate General Contractors National Student Championships.The te...

March campaigns for fruits and veggies

Sofie Kinnefors, Staff writer

March 8, 2009

Filed under News

March is National Nutrition Month, and the Student Dietetic Association is promoting health awareness at Cal State Long Beach.National Nutrition Month was created by the American Dietetic Association to inform and educate the public about nutrition and the importance of exercising and eating right. The events, sponsored by the Student Dietetic Association, are taking place March 10 to 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Maxson Plaz...

‘Learning’ campus prepares for residents

‘Learning’ campus prepares for residents

March 8, 2009

Applications for returning residents wanting to live in the residence halls again are available today.The priority registration date runs through March 30, and students can choose which hall they pref...

WASC accreditation process

Matthew Mesa, Staff writer

March 8, 2009

Filed under News

Diversity and collegiality were heavily discussed at an open forum Thursday for Cal State Long Beach students, faculty, staff and a team representing the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.CSULB's diversity among students was, for the most part, praised while collegiality was universally commended — especially during an economic downturn — at the hour-long forum.Michael Carbuto, associate director and chi...

Nutrition comes to the Beach

Sofie Kinnefors, Staff Writer

March 5, 2009

Filed under News

In stressful times it might be easier to reach for junk-food than to spend time figuring out where and how to put together a healthy nutritious meal for lunch. Jacqueline Lee, associate professor of nutrition and dietetics, answered some questions on how to improve students eating habits just in time for the campus' National Nutrition event on March 10th through the 12th. Do students eat as bad as everyone thinks? I think it dep...

Journalists’ prescription for newspaper industry in improved financial models

Antoinette Luzano, Assistant News Editor

March 5, 2009

Filed under News

Easy access to free information has shaken the journalism industry and even lead to the fall of some media outlets, but journalists are needed now more than ever to deliver information to the public, panelists said today at Cal State Long Beach's President's Forum. "There are no Google editors," said Los Angeles Times Foreign Editor Bruce Wallace, a panelist at the global news media discussion that took place at 11 a.m. in ...

Ethical quandary comes to CSULB

Benjamin Zitney, Staff Writer

March 4, 2009

Filed under News

How does one go about living the best possible life?Today, this question remains as simple as it was when Greek philosophers asked it more than 2,000 years ago -- but answering it has become more and more complex.Although philosophers still do not have a straightforward answer, how we think about the question's central issue -- namely, well-being -- influences the way we think about taxes, drug use, health care, and even the ...