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Beach Cruiser service possibly ending

Beach Cruiser service possibly ending

February 2, 2009

Though no official dates have been set, the Beach Cruiser shuttles, which travel from the Marina Lot on Second Street to the East Campus Turnaround, may stop running in the near future, according to Ma...

Long Beach dance team breaks ‘losing streak’

Long Beach dance team breaks ‘losing streak’

January 31, 2009

Blood, sweat, tears and dance proved to be a winning combination for Cal State Long Beach's dance team. The dance team landed first place at this year's UCA/UDA College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Ch...

Long Beach State professor receives recognition

Long Beach State professor receives recognition

Vineet Gupta, Staff Writer

January 31, 2009

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The Western Society of Criminology will award Cal State Long Beach chair of the criminal justice department, Henry Fradella, the 2008-2009 Fellows Award at the WSC's February meeting.Brenda Vogel, associa...

Lifting off in the name of aerospace

Lifting off in the name of aerospace

January 28, 2009

Inspiring students to fulfill their goals and achieve wind efficiency -- while blasting rockets into the air -- was why Eric Besnard, a Cal State Long Beach aeronautics and aerospace professor, received th...

Alexander gives positive message to CSULB

Andy Franks, Staff writer

January 28, 2009

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After describing Cal State Long Beach's precarious budget situation as a push and pull between state cuts and federal aid, President F. King Alexander gave Wednesday's Senate assembly his reassurances: "We're fine."Alexander addressed the Senate just hours after House approval for an $819 billion economic recovery plan that would include billions in emergency funding for public education. But even with those dollars coming...

Calif. ‘dug itself into a hole’

Kendra Ablaza, Jonathan Oyama

January 28, 2009

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Budget cuts will be carrying over to the 2009-2010 school year while other budget plans are still being decided on.Students will have to bear through another 10 percent student fee increase as the California State University system makes $66.3 million in budget reductions permanent."[The budget reduction] is projected to achieve $130 million in revenues, with one-third set aside for student financial aid," said CSU Chancellor ...

Proposed athletic fund drawing sweat

Tiffany Rider, Managing Editor

January 28, 2009

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The passing of the Beach Legacy Referendum would result in "increasing the value of your degree," according to David Benedict, the senior associate athletics director of external relations at Cal State Long Beach.Currently, $43 of CSULB student fees go toward the athletics department. If the BLR is passed, student fees for athletics will be $95 per semester, and $70 for summer, meaning that the current student fee for athlet...

Engineering department gains $50,000 from international energy company

Engineering department gains $50,000 from international energy company

January 27, 2009

Cal State Long Beach's engineering department received a $56,250 donation from BP America Inc., an international energy company that owns the Arco gas station network.The donation will be divided into f...