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Parking still causes problems for CSULB

Parking still causes problems for CSULB

September 1, 2006

The consensus among students at Cal State Long Beach is that Parking Structure two has helped alleviate the number of cars circling the parking lots but not as much the time it takes to find a parking sp...

Schwarzenegger goes back to The Beach

Schwarzenegger goes back to The Beach

Starr T. Balmer and Bradley Zint

August 31, 2006

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Professor Amy Cabrera Rasmussen's political science 100 classroom discussion about "why you should care about politics" ended prematurely Tuesday morning due to a surprise visit from political guest Go...

DataDots can deter thieves

DataDots can deter thieves

Christi Sobodos

August 30, 2006

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For people who had their bike stolen or held on to their laptop for dear life in fear that it will be stolen, help is on the way. The University Bookstore at Cal State Long Beach will soon be selling a...

Week of Welcome coming

Karla Casillas

August 30, 2006

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Cal State Long Beach students can look forward to a week full of events beginning next week as Associated Students Inc. kicks off Week of Welcome.For four days, ASI will be bringing students live entertainment, games, barbeques and giveaways. The first event will be a pep rally on Tuesday from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the University Student Union Southwest Terrace, where CSULB President F. King Alexander may speak. It will b...

Construction follows students around

Construction follows students around

August 30, 2006

Officials at Cal State Long Beach have commissioned several construction projects on campus, which they say they think will improve both aesthetic and practical aspects of going to school. One major...

ASI Senate hears SAAC presentation

Nancy Peraza

August 29, 2006

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Associated Student Inc.'s meeting began Wednesday afternoon with the introduction of the newly-appointed student to the board of trustees, Andrew LaFlamme, by Cal State Long Beach President F. King Alexander. Alexander introduced LaFlamme as another example of a student who works for the student interest. LaFlamme was appointed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger after being chosen from amongst three final candidates that...

FDA allows ‘morning-after pill’ over counter

Amber Parker

August 29, 2006

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The Food and Drug Administration officially approved the morning-after pill, Thursday to be sold over the counter. Women over the age of 18 can now purchase the drug without a prescription, a victory for women's advocacy groups. The morning-after pill, also known as Plan B, is a high-dose combination of estrogen and progestin. It basically "prevents pregnancy," says Doug Ta, pharmacist at CVS Pharmacy in Long Beach. It is a "high-dose ...

Nursing department raises money, expands

Jean Augustin

August 28, 2006

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The nursing department at Cal State Long Beach is beginning to raise money to expand from its current two classrooms to six or seven. The department admitted 140 students into the program this year, which is four times the amount admitted in 2004. The department is continuously growing in population and now needs their facilities to grow with it. "California has the most severe nursing shortage," said Dr. Lucy Huckabay,...