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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...

Bruce Berg, 54, graduate adviser and professor, dies

Bruce Berg, 54, graduate adviser and professor, dies

February 22, 2009

Bruce Lawrence Berg, a Cal State Long Beach criminal justice graduate adviser and professor, died of a heart attack on Friday in Santa Ana. He was 54.Berg was born on Oct. 7, 1954, in Brooklyn, N.Y. He studie...

What the Oscars meant

What the Oscars meant

February 22, 2009

It seems like every year the Oscars become a greater source of frustration and confusion for its audience. This may be the single greatest catalyst in making experts out of casual viewers. Somehow, ev...

LGBT community questions future of gay rights

Kristina Southern, Staff Writer

February 22, 2009

Filed under News

After the passage of Proposition 8 and Barack Obama's inaugural address in January, the main question for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender community now is what happens next?"In the form of policies, that's hard to say, it's still early on," said Steven Pham, a student assistant at the Cal State Long Beach LGBT Resource Center. "I think [Obama is] working towards it, in the sense that he acknowledged us."Some stude...

‘Bring Back 49er Football’ faces many blockers

‘Bring Back 49er Football’ faces many blockers

February 22, 2009

Cal State Long Beach might be one of the few CSU campuses to have a football team as early as 2012, at least that's the mission of the "Bring Back 49er Football" organization.Jason Aula, a senior finan...

A political pictorial: ‘Picturing Power’

A political pictorial: ‘Picturing Power’

February 21, 2009

Photographs of some of the most restricted areas and places in the United States hang on the stark, white gallery walls of the Cal State Long Beach University Art Museum.Paul Shambroom's "Picturing Pow...

CSULB pays to keep student cars off streets

CSULB pays to keep student cars off streets

February 21, 2009

While students pay to park on campus, Cal State Long Beach pays to keep students from parking on residential streets close to campus.Patrick O'Donnell, the fourth district council member of Long Beach,...

‘Black and Brown’ dialogue out to ease conflict

Frances Vega, Staff Writer

February 18, 2009

Filed under News

In the past decade, conflict between the black and Latino communities has escalated by 46 percent in the Long Beach area, according to Cal State Long Beach's National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) President Trevon Williams.The CSULB chapter of the NAACP and the Latino Student Union will host the "Black and Brown Dialogue" tonight to discuss the growing tension between blacks and Latinos in the Long Be...