Daily 49er

Students to vote on future fee increase

Tiffany Rider, Managing Editor

January 25, 2009

Filed under News

Students will see fee increases in the coming years, and the Cal State Long Beach athletics department is working to pass another.The Student Fee Advisory Committee approved the request by the athletics department on Nov. 7 to send the Beach Legacy Fund proposal to referendum. The referendum will allow students to vote on the fund, which would increase student fees by $95 per fall and spring semester and $70 per summer ter...

Former CSULB president dies at age 94

Former CSULB president dies at age 94

Frances Vega, Assistant City Editor

January 25, 2009

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Avid hunters and fishermen do not usually become university presidents, but Carl W. McIntosh could not deny what he was born to do.McIntosh became a university president almost by accident. He decided to ...

CSULB places 15th in moot court tournament

Erin McKenzie, City Editor

January 25, 2009

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For many Cal State Long Beach students, extracurricular studies rarely include studying case law or participating in mock trials at local courthouses on the weekends. But for students in CSULB's moot court program, it's just another week.At the 2009 American Collegiate Moot Court Association's national tournament, held Jan. 16 through17 at Chapman University, their hard work paid off. The three teams of two included Heath...

Hall of Science construction on holdup

Brian Cuaron

January 20, 2009

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A halt in state funding has forced Cal State Long Beach to stop construction on the new Hall of Science building, which is replacing Peterson Hall 3.Investors have stopped buying General Obligation Bonds from the state panel that oversees loans for public works because it has yet to produce a budget, said Mary Stephens, CSULB vice president of administration and finance.  These bonds help pay for construction for the s...

‘Financially-neediest’ may be safeguarded by grant deferments

Tiffany Rider

January 20, 2009

Filed under News

In response to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's proposal to make cuts in Cal Grants, the California State University announced on Jan. 15 that it would defer CSU fee payments for the spring 2009 term for those students who won't receive their Cal Grants on time.Cal Grants are a primary financial aid supplier to California higher education students. Approximately 65,500 CSU students receive Cal Grant awards. Other aid is provid...

Bringing the noise

Bringing the noise

Ann Austria, Diversions Editor

January 8, 2009

Filed under Events, Fine Arts

Pieces of tin, aluminum trash cans and old plastic buckets are what many would find in a junkyard, but for the cast of "Stomp" items like these serve as the tools for their music-making.The percussive hit ...

LA Live lights up the sky

Megan Clancy, Contributing Writer

December 14, 2008

Filed under Events

Los Angeles' newest entertainment complex debuted its newest attraction — LA Live's "Light of the Angles," a state of the art light show. A Christmas tree lighting ceremony also took place at the debut.Crowds already gathered at the Nokia Plaza, a $2.5 billion entertainment, dining, sports and residential venue, as early as 5 p.m. even though the first show did not start until 7 p.m.            When the clock hit 7 p.m.,...

CSULB ranked as having the fifth “biggest and best” college security network

Brian Cuaron, Assistant City Editor

December 11, 2008

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Security Magazine ranked Cal State Long Beach as having the fifth most-extensive security system of the nation's colleges and universities in its annual "Security 500" rankings.Bill Zalud, a Security Magazine editor, said the rankings are based on levels of spending on safety and staffing rather than crime levels."It's more a business measure than it is a crime measure," Zalud said.He said the criteria for the rankings wer...