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Southern California wildfires create unhealthy air quality

Southern California wildfires create unhealthy air quality

November 15, 2008

The website for the South Coast Air Quality Management District, the air pollution control agency for Orange County and major parts of Los Angeles, explains that weaker Santa Ana winds will likely conti...

ASI Senate

Chelsea Robertson, Staff writer

November 12, 2008

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 In an attempt to ensure the best possible resolution is adopted, the Associate Students, Inc. Senate once again postponed a final decision on the Textbook Rental Program.Proposed amendments to the tentative program urging the 49er Shops to establish "reasonable practices" and adequate guidelines were discussed at Wednesday's ASI Senate meeting.  The Senate suggested that guidelines be established to outline pr...

‘New Year Baby’ wins award from Jewish World Watch

‘New Year Baby’ wins award from Jewish World Watch

Bianca Palos

November 12, 2008

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Escaping death and erasing the past is what motivated Socheata Poeuv to film a documentary on the Cambodian Genocide, titled "New Year Baby," that won her the Witness Award from the Jewish World Watc...

The Shake Out

The Shake Out

November 12, 2008

The largest earthquake drill in American history is happening today at 10 a.m. across Southern California.More than 5.2 million people will participate in the "Great Southern California Shake Out,"...

CSULB to trim resources in response to $66.3-million cut

Benjamin Zitney, News Editor

November 12, 2008

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The $66.3 million cut to the Cal State University system proposed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger last week will result in the curtailing of enrollment, hiring of new faculty and the number of courses offered at Cal State Long Beach, according to CSULB President F. King Alexander.Students may ultimately have to lengthen their college stays as a result of the cuts in the number of courses available to them."When less cours...

Studying a tectonic merry-go-round

Studying a tectonic merry-go-round

November 10, 2008

The American Chemical Society's Petroleum Research Fund selected an assistant professor from Cal State Long Beach for a $50,000 grant to research the relationship between California's ever-moving tectonic...

Students living on campus required to get vaccine

Casandra Hernandez, Staff writer

November 10, 2008

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Cal State Long Beach students living on campus must receive or prove receipt of meningococcal vaccination before they can enroll in classes next semester.Meningococcal is the bacterium that causes meningitis.The $90 vaccine, previously only recommended to students living on campus, is now mandatory. For those who didn't meet the Oct. 31 deadline, a hold will appear on their accounts, meaning they will not be able to si...

University Art Museum gets piece of Warhol legacy

Matthew Wilkinson, Staff writer

November 9, 2008

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To mark its 20th anniversary, the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. has gifted 38,000 of Warhol's original photographic works to galleries, art collections and college art museums across the country, including Cal State Long Beach's University Art Museum. Polaroid celebrity portraits make up most of the 152-piece collection gifted to CSULB's UAM by the foundation of legendary pop culture artist Andy Warhol. ...