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ASI presidential candidates talk tactics

ASI presidential candidates talk tactics

April 12, 2009

Associated Students Inc. candidates running in the 2009-2010 election participated in a moderated dialogue in front of a small crowd at the Southwest Terrace on Thursday afternoon.The candidates for pr...

LGBT Diversity Week panelists discuss racism and discrimination

Regine Tamba Richards, Contributing Writer

April 12, 2009

Filed under Love & Sex, News

Click here to read about other LGBT Diversity Week events LGBT Diversity Week opened on Monday with a topic that had been the subject of many heated discussions in last November's elections: Proposition 8.While the presentation was called "Prop 8 and Single Issue Politics Panel Presentation: LGBT Professors Discuss Intersections of Sexual Orientation, Race and Religion," the four panelists, three of which are Cal State Long Beach facul...

LGBT Diversity Week for community ‘still in transition’

Kristina Southern, Contributing Writer

April 11, 2009

Filed under News

This year's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Diversity Week kicks off today with a panel on LGBT political issues in an effort to help raise LGBT awareness on campus.Together, the LGBT Resource Center and the Associated Students Inc. secretary of LGBT Affairs, Matthew Bates, have planned panels, events and forums throughout the week."Diversity [Week] is like a celebration," Bates said.This year's diversity week is especia...

Jazz groups get trophy, money and invite to Monterey Jazz Festival

Jazz groups get trophy, money and invite to Monterey Jazz Festival

April 11, 2009

Cal State Long Beach's two jazz groups, Concert Jazz Orchestra and Pacific Standard Time (PST), won first place last week at the "Next Generation Jazz Festival," a Monterey Jazz Festival component, e...

Police find meth materials in campus dorms

Brian Cuaron, Video Editor

April 11, 2009

Filed under Crime, News

University Police confiscated materials in Los Alamitos Residence Hall they said were going to be used for manufacturing methamphetamines."[We believe] these materials and these instruments and this equipment … were there for the specific purpose of manufacturing an illegal substance," said Stan Skipworth, chief of University Police.One of those materials was pseudoephedrine (PSE), which is commonly used as a decon...

SFAC creates referendum-regulation subcommittee

Benjamin Zitney, Contributing Writer

April 11, 2009

Filed under News

After voting on their recommendation, the SFAC formed a subcommittee to consider possible regulations for future student fee referendums."While there were only frivolous complaints in this recent referendum, the SFAC needs to do what it can to assure a fair election so real issues do not manifest in future referendums," wrote Brian Troutner, who is the ASI treasurer and the SFAC member who suggested the need for a subcomm...

Dance team wins division for first time

Megan Clancy, Staff Writer

April 10, 2009

Filed under News

CSULB's Dance Team won the USA Collegiate Dance Team Nationals in Anaheim, where the Cheer Team and the Mascot also won first place, in late March.Teams from all over the country attended the competition, and CSULB entered three areas: Cheer Small Co-ed, Mascot and Open Dance Division 1, according to Chance Decker, the Beach Pride Center coordinator.According to ASI's website, the Mascot, Dance Team, Beach Band, the Cheer ...

SFAC recommends new fee to maintain status quo

SFAC recommends new fee to maintain status quo

Benjamin Zitney, Staff Writer

April 10, 2009

Filed under News

 The Student Fee Advisory Committee will recommend that President F. King Alexander consider implementing a new campus-wide fee after the committee deliberated over the Beach Legacy Referendum res...