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CSULB online courses prove difficult for many

Jena Diwan

September 9, 2006

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Many students wish there were a way to minimize class time. With the busy lives most college students lead it is hard to find time to go to class, commit to out-of-class activities and meet with professors during office hours. At times it can be very overwhelming, and many often wonder how they are going to get anything done in the small amount of time given each day. Online courses could be the solution. They can potenti...

Sept. 11 leaves lasting effect on CSULB

Allison Baldwin

September 9, 2006

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Five years ago, many Californians awoke and turned on the television to see footage of planes crashing into the two towers of the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington. Many have said in the past few years that what they saw and heard was some kind of elaborate practical joke, only to find out later that there was no punch line.The Sept. 11 attacks have made a lasting impression on many students ...

Construction causes computer traffic jams for on-campus computer users

Dale Johnson

September 9, 2006

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Cal State Long Beach students use computers daily. From frantically writing term papers to researching new topics or simply relaxing and checking their MySpace, students can constantly be seen in front of a computer screen. But due to construction currently taking place at the campus library, computer access at school is limited. Since the only large-scale computer lab is at the Horn Center, the growing need for computer ...

Dalai lama to visit LB Convention Center

Karla Casillas

September 9, 2006

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The dalai lama will address the 20th annual Governor and First Lady's Conference on Women at the Long Beach Convention Center on Sept. 26. It is the first time the dalai lama will address a women's conference.In early August, California first lady Maria Shriver traveled to North India and met with the dalai lama to formally invite him to the conference. According to press releases by the conference, themes he will address a...

Seattle’s Best will arrive in dormitories

Seattle’s Best will arrive in dormitories

September 6, 2006

Cal State Long Beach students living in the residence halls will soon have easy access to a late-night caffeine fix.According to Scott Charmack, associate vice president of Physical Planning and Facil...

Organizations recruit students at fair

Organizations recruit students at fair

September 6, 2006

Dancing, juggling, colorful posters, and a giant yellow boat were among the many sights at the Friendship Walk during the Week of Welcome Organizational Fair on Wednesday. About 70 organizations set up bo...

Global warming prevention bill passed

Luis Testa

September 5, 2006

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California legislation has taken the initiative and passed bill AB 32, also known as the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006, on Aug. 31. The bill promotes the fight against global warming by setting a statewide cap on greenhouse gas emissions. The bill promises to reduce California's global warming emissions by 25 percent (1990 emission levels) by the year 2020, capping gas emissions from electric power, in...

New form of breast cancer discussed

MaryJane O'Brien

September 1, 2006

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A mass e-mail distributed at the beginning of June 2006 warns women to be on the lookout for an unknown form of breast cancer identified as inflammatory breast cancer (IBC), which prompted numerous inquiries to the American Cancer Society (ACS). "[Mass e-mail surges] are one of those things that come out periodically," said Katie Spangle, media relations director for the ACS in the Los Angeles region. "It's not a new for...