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Filmmaker to Give Lecture on Al-Jazeera Documentary

Anthony Vasquez, Assistant Online Editor

March 3, 2009

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Jehane Noujaim, the daughter of a U.S.-born mother and an Egyptian-born father, will speak at the International Forum on Human Rights about her 2004 documentary, "Control Room." The film depicts the differing editorial approaches of U.S. and Arab news agencies, who covered the 2003 Iraq war.Noujaim began her media career as a photographer. Two years later, when she was only 18, her photographs of an impoverished Egyptian villa...

Speaking out about freedom of speech at annual forum

Speaking out about freedom of speech at annual forum

March 1, 2009

Cal State Long Beach's second annual President's Forum on International Human Rights will take place later this week, focusing on helping students understand and react appropriately to the challenges th...

CSULB and Long Beach community unite for hotel workers

Brittinee Phillips, Staff writer

March 1, 2009

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Cal State Long Beach and Long Beach community members discussed how to ensure that community members and hotel workers receive benefits from the $750 million investment of taxpayers' dollars by the City of Long Beach in the tourism industry in downtown.The College of Liberal Arts, the Center of Community Engagement, the Long Beach Coalition for Good Jobs and a Healthy Community and the Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy ...

Bikers seek easier cycling

Bikers seek easier cycling

March 1, 2009

Reaching Cal State Long Beach can be considered a competition between cyclists, pedestrians and motorists. The CSULB Cyclists are hoping to make the campus more cycling-friendly."I cycle for transporta...

Grill fires up new dining

Grill fires up new dining

March 1, 2009

After months of waiting, students will finally have a new choice for dining on Cal State Long Beach's North Campus: The Outpost Grill and Convenience Store.The Outpost celebrated its grand opening Friday...

More questions, some answers to budget blues

More questions, some answers to budget blues

March 1, 2009

The 17-month California state budget was signed on Feb. 20 by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, but its implications for Cal State Long Beach students still remain largely unclear. According to CSULB P...

Artists, writers get ‘Jewlicious’

Artists, writers get ‘Jewlicious’

February 25, 2009

The youth festival of Jewish culture called the Jewlicious Festival 5.0 is back for its fifth consecutive year at the Alpert Jewish Community Center in Long Beach with a variety of entertainment and ac...

Alexander addresses ASI

Randi Johns, Staff writer

February 25, 2009

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President F. King Alexander said to Associated Students Inc. that the effects of the pending state budget on Cal State Long Beach are still unclear, at Wednesday's ASI Senate meeting. "It really is a house of cards," Alexander said, referring to the uncertainty of what cuts will be directed at the California State University system and in turn, what will go to construction projects that have been frozen in lieu of the messy s...