Daily 49er

ASI introduces steps to go green

Randi Johns, Staff Writer

April 8, 2009

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Associated Students Inc. President Erin Swetland informed ASI senators at Wednesday's meeting of plans to end the printing and distribution of class rosters for future semesters.Swetland told the senate that the elimination of paper copies of class rosters is in the efforts of "going green" and was brought up at the Executive Committee of Academic Senate on Tuesday.Class rosters are printed and given to every faculty member, ...

Political Portrait: Raul Preciado

Political Portrait: Raul Preciado

Ross McCafferty, Contributing Writer

April 8, 2009

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The Daily Forty-Niner will be featuring profiles of ASI presidential candidates Christopher Chavez (Monday), Avis Atkins (Tuesday), Ricardo Linarez (Wednesday) and Raul Preciado (Thursday). The Daily Forty-N...

Energetic student Kate Sue Yi remembered

Energetic student Kate Sue Yi remembered

Tiffany Rider, Managing Editor

April 8, 2009

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Kate Sue Yi, a junior Cal State Long Beach nursing student, died tragically last Thursday. She was 20 years old.Auria Zahed, a junior psychology major, said there was never a dull moment with her close...

Hall of Science construction resumes on CSULB’s tab

Hall of Science construction resumes on CSULB’s tab

April 8, 2009

Workers have resumed construction on the Hall of Science after a three-month suspension that was a consequence of the state budget stalemate.Over the next six months Cal State Long Beach will completel...

Political Portrait: Ricardo Linarez

Political Portrait: Ricardo Linarez

Chelsea Robertson, Staff Writer

April 7, 2009

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The Daily Forty-Niner will be featuring profiles of ASI presidential candidates Christopher Chavez (Monday), Avis Atkins (Tuesday), Ricardo Linarez (Wednesday) and Raul Preciado (Thursday). The Daily Forty-N...

Selfless service pays it forward

Selfless service pays it forward

April 7, 2009

Be the Cause, an organization dedicated to service projects, is using healthy food and hungry bellies to spread the word of altruistic services.Every Sunday at 4 p.m. Zephyr's Vegetarian Café in Downto...

UAW says strike may be something it has to do

Antoinette Luzano, Assistant News Editor

April 7, 2009

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An academic student employee union and the California State University system are looking to the state to resolve their disagreements over whether or not fee waivers will be included in their upcoming contract.Though the United Automobile, Aerospace and Agriculture Implement Workers of America (UAW) 4123 have been working with the CSU since July, the request for fee waivers has gone unfulfilled.The union represents more than 6,000 ...

Cease Animal Torture holds weeklong events at CSULB

Angie Diaz, Contributing Writer

April 6, 2009

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Animal rights activist group Cease Animal Torture (CAT) is hosting the Animal Liberation Forum 2009 this week to inform students about taking action against animal cruelty.CAT co-chair Nicoal Sheen opened the event yesterday stating that the group was created to discuss the animal rights movements and respond against attacks on animal rights groups and activists."We were outraged by how ridiculous the Animal Enterprise Terro...