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More questions, some answers to budget blues

More questions, some answers to budget blues

March 1, 2009

The 17-month California state budget was signed on Feb. 20 by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, but its implications for Cal State Long Beach students still remain largely unclear. According to CSULB P...

Our View- Even political satire deserves free press protection

Our View- Even political satire deserves free press protection

February 25, 2009

You'd think we would get tired of tossing the First Amendment's old shoe at you, but we don't. There are just too many clauses in the wonderful doctrine to slam the gate at the Fourth Estate. The latest o...

Artists, writers get ‘Jewlicious’

Artists, writers get ‘Jewlicious’

February 25, 2009

The youth festival of Jewish culture called the Jewlicious Festival 5.0 is back for its fifth consecutive year at the Alpert Jewish Community Center in Long Beach with a variety of entertainment and ac...

Alexander addresses ASI

Randi Johns, Staff writer

February 25, 2009

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President F. King Alexander said to Associated Students Inc. that the effects of the pending state budget on Cal State Long Beach are still unclear, at Wednesday's ASI Senate meeting. "It really is a house of cards," Alexander said, referring to the uncertainty of what cuts will be directed at the California State University system and in turn, what will go to construction projects that have been frozen in lieu of the messy s...

Long Beach plans for dry seasons to come

Megan Clancy, Staff writer

February 25, 2009

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Long Beach has a plan to handle a three-year drought, despite the recent heavy rains, by using several methods, according to the Long Beach Water Department. "This rainfall is a drop in the bucket," said Namika Raby, a Cal State Long Beach anthropology lecturer and member of the U.N./World Bank Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research. This year's total rainfall fell below the average of 10.15 inches to 8.57 in...

Israeli professor discusses ‘new age’ Kabbalah

Kendra Ablaza and Kendra Ablaza

February 25, 2009

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When most Southern Californians think about Kabbalah, red bracelets and Madonna come to mind. A professor from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rachel Elior, came to Cal State Long Beach's Karl Anatol Center on Monday to discuss the difference between the medieval age practice of Kabbalah and "new age" Kabbalah. "Kabbalah is an example of the endless power of human spirit against the atrocities of reality," said Elior, h...

Blacking out a ‘racist’ CSU

Blacking out a ‘racist’ CSU

February 24, 2009

Cal State Long Beach students protested yesterday to spread awareness about the low number of black students on campus and demand an increase in those numbers.The protest, called "The Blackout," began at 12:30...

ASI, CFA host budget protest

ASI, CFA host budget protest

Kendra Ablaza, Staff writer

February 24, 2009

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More than 100 students shuffled by to sign forms resisting the recently passed state budget plan at a protest at the West Turnaround, but most did not seem to notice the table or understand what was ha...