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Our View – Democratic voters may get suckered

September 25, 2006

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Democratic voters might get suckered into voting for State Treasurer Phil Angelides come November because of his new promise to rid Iraq of California's National Guard. Don't be one of them. Angelides has, from day one, ridiculed Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger for his rocky friendship with President George W. Bush, and this is just another sad example of the Democratic candidate's desperate grasp at minuscule straws. His adver...

CFA gives Gov. Arnold ‘a failing grade’

CFA gives Gov. Arnold ‘a failing grade’

September 20, 2006

The California Faculty Association (CFA) held a news conference Wednesday to launch its new anti-Arnold Schwarze-negger campaign titled "Flunk Arnold." "We are here today because Gov. Arnold Schwarzen...

CSULB follow its leaders to mountain Teamwork retreat

Christi Sobodos

September 20, 2006

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Students and faculty members will pack up their flashlights and sleeping bags and head to the mountains for the 24th annual Teamwork Leadership retreat from Oct. 6 to 8 at YMCA Camp Arbolado in the San Bernardino National Forest. The theme for this year's weekend trip will be "Cross-Cultural Communication." "It is a weekend for students to get away, where they can learn about leadership and have fun doing it," said Miles Nev...

LBPD reports sexual assault at LBCC

LBPD reports sexual assault at LBCC

September 20, 2006

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The Long Beach Police Department reported a woman was sexually assaulted in the women's bathroom at Long Beach City College Tuesday, according to LBReport.com. A woman was in the bathroom stall of ...

Students protest against use of sweatshop labor

Danielle Sindlinger

September 18, 2006

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Several Cal State Long Beach students are working alongside the Campus Progressives and the Sociology Students Association to form a campaign against the use of sweatshops. One focus of the campaign will be targeted toward the 49er Shops, as well as any vendor that CSULB permits to sell items on campus. "We are not necessarily making the claim that the 49er stores and any vendors on campus sell products from sweatshops, but ...

Organization fights HIV, drug abuse

Organization fights HIV, drug abuse

September 18, 2006

More than 2.8 million people died from AIDS in 2005 worldwide, 38.6 million people living with AIDS worldwide and the numbers are rising, according to avert.org. But Project Choice is a program on ca...

Students pay respects at memorial

Ted Goslin

September 17, 2006

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Several students and faculty gathered at the Vietnam memorial on South Campus at Cal State Long Beach to commemorate National Prisoner of War/Missing in Action (POW/MIA) day on Friday. Troy Johnson, the president's adviser on veteran affairs, discussed the importance of remembering those who were lost in war. "This is an important day to remember those who gave their lives for this country," he said. Johnson introduced President F....

Meningitis not typical problem for dorms

Catherine Chen

September 11, 2006

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The residence halls at Cal State Long Beach house more than 1,900 students, most rooms with double occupancy. Prior to moving into the dorms, students were informed of meningococcal disease (meningitis), a contagious and rapidly progressive illness that can be contracted when living in close quarters and treated with a vaccination. Because of this, meningitis is a major concern for CSULB residents.The campus does not have ...