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Child center director great listener

Child center director great listener

Frances Vega, Staff writer

October 20, 2008

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"Live well, love much, laugh often," reads the plaque above Stephanie Rios' desk.As assistant director of the infant toddler program at the Isabel Patterson Child Development Center, Rios was known for ...

CSU student applications increase by 21 percent

Joanne Tucker, City Editor

October 20, 2008

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During the first 12 days of the Cal State University system's open application period, the number of student applications increased by 21 percent from last year's numbers, according to an Oct. 13 press release from the CSU system.The numbers of freshman student applications increased by 14 percent, graduate applications rose by 37 percent and transfer student applications went up 39 percent.About 33,300 first-time f...

Making a Difference Day

Kendra Ablaza, Staff writer

October 20, 2008

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Cal State Long Beach's ninth annual "Seven Days of Service" week, lasting from Oct. 19 to Oct. 25, provides opportunities for CSULB students to get more involved in helping citizens of the Long Beach community.The week also highlights past volunteer work of CSULB students, faculty and staff. Make a Difference Day service project, one of the week's more popular events, is the last event of the week and reached its maximum...

Celebrity Slam/Tag the World

Antoinette Luzano, Staff writer

October 19, 2008

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The slam, which began at 8:30 p.m. in the Walter Pyramid, launched the organization's campaign to support various charities under five causes: Africa, animals, cancer, children and global green. The teams were separated randomly into the white team and the silver team. Actors Robert Ri'chard, Columbus Short, DeRay Davis, Quddus, Simon Rex, Jarod Einsohn, Sal Masakela and Nick Swardson were on the white team. Actors Roge...

Three’s company

Three’s company

Sandra Siagian, Staff writer

October 19, 2008

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First the stare, next the point and perhaps even a squeal in recognition. Most people will do a double take, ask questions and maybe even take a photo when they spot this trio.No, this is not a c...

Students give College of Business Administration accolades

Chelsey Finegan, Staff writer

October 19, 2008

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Students rate Cal State Long Beach's College of Business Administration as one of the leading business schools in the nation, but still have grim hope that their degrees will get them hired in the wake of the troubled economy.The recently published 2009 edition of The Princeton Review's "Best 296 Business Schools" last week distinguished the College of Business Administration at CSULB for its MBA program offerings.  ...

For female students strapped for cash, egg donation may be a viable option

Lina Houze, Staff writer

October 19, 2008

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As college students' expenses skyrocket, the need to work multiple or full-time jobs while attending school becomes a must for many who pick up the tab on school and weekend play. Some may come across an ad reading, "Egg donors needed for $8,000." For some, this could be an exciting opportunity to get some extra cash and help another woman achieve pregnancy. For others who don't consider all the details, it could lead to...

PCH construction

Laura Johnson, Staff writer

October 19, 2008

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One lane in each direction on PCH will remain open at all times. Dan Leon, the construction inspector for Cal Trans, said delays will be "five to 10 minutes max." The construction will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday. Kelvin Tran, resident engineer for Cal Trans, said the chosen times are meant to avoid disrupting work traffic, but said students coming at differ...