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Exploring Long Beach’s video art history

Exploring Long Beach’s video art history

December 1, 2008

The University Art Museum at Cal State Long Beach will soon trace back the history of video art in Long Beach for a large-scale collaborative art project.The UAM will work with the Long Beach Museum o...

When Bigs meet Littles

Aarika Carter

November 24, 2008

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The Big Brothers Big Sisters program of Orange County is partnering with Cal State Long Beach in an effort to increase student awareness about the benefits of becoming a "Big."Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County needs college-aged mentors to join their program, especially positive male role models."There are hundreds of little boys waiting for Big Brothers," said Mary McPherson, an associate professor of the communica...

Program designed to help introduce disabled students to the CSULB campus

Jacqueline Aguirre

November 24, 2008

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The Disabled Student Services Center will start a new program called Making Connections, Making Friends next semester, designed to connect older and newer Cal State Long Beach disabled students and allow them to share their experiences."We want to connect continuing students with the new students who are in the DSS program so that they don't feel isolated and have someone to talk to about adjusting to the campus and managing t...

Fatal crash claims student’s life

Fatal crash claims student’s life

November 23, 2008

Cal State Long Beach civil engineering junior Jose R. Pacheco was known for his bright blue eyes, personality and infectious smile."He never had a frown on his face, only smiles. He was up to do anyth...

Study shows international students California dreamin’

Sandra Siagian, Staff writer

November 23, 2008

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What is it that attracts so many students to Cal State Long Beach? Is it the location, the academics or the reputation?For locals, convenience of the campus location is probably their No. 1 factor for choosing CSULB. For international students, the decision is based generally on one or all three factors.Whatever the reason may be, international students are flocking to CSULB in record numbers. This semester alone, CSULB enro...

Amid impaction, officials set priorities for enrollment

Frances Vega- Assistant City Editor, Benjamin Zitney- News Editor

November 23, 2008

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With Cal State University Chancellor Charles Reed's executive order declaring a system-wide impaction, all of the 23 campuses will now be admitting students based on a criteria that prioritizes existing students first and new, out-of-area students last.The goal of the impaction is to curtail overall enrollment by 10,000 students -- from 460,000 to 450,000 -- for the 2009-10 school year.In a conference call with student media Fr...

Homecoming to close with 5k Run/Walk

Jacqueline Aguirre, Jacqueline Aguirre, Jacqueline Aguirre, and Jacqueline Aguirre

November 20, 2008

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Homecoming will end in sweat this year as Cal State Long Beach hosts The Pyramid 5K Run/Walk through campus this Sunday. Race director and CSULB alumnus, Wayne Stickney, said the goal of the race is to encourage people to become part of the beach community. Proceeds will be donated to the Long Beach State and Field Team and to the CSULB Student Success Fund. The race/walk is open to anyone who Stickney said, "want to be ...

CSULB committed to accreditation process

Bianca Palos, Staff writer

November 20, 2008

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Into its third year of a four-year re-accreditation process, Cal State University Long Beach set out to inform the campus about the ongoing effort with the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. A panel, consisting of faculty and administrators, noted the progress the university has made.The university has seen an increase in graduation since 2002 when WASC first started tracking the freshman class."It rose from 23 p...