Daily 49er

Forum to discuss U.S. international military involvement

Shahani Salcedo, Contributing Writer

September 21, 2008

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Student and teacher peace activists anticipate discussions on international warfare at a peace rally to be  held in the University Student Union Ballroom on Wednesday, Oct 1.The rally's theme, "War Is Expensive, Peace is Priceless" sparked involvement from different on-campus organizations such as Campus Progressives, Peace Studies Program, Women's Studies Student Association (WSSA) and Feminist Organization Reclaiming...

A new memorial pays tribute to America’s M.I.As and P.O.W.s

A new memorial pays tribute to America’s M.I.As and P.O.W.s

September 21, 2008

Cal State Long Beach held a short ceremony in front of the Veteran's Flag at the South Campus Quad Friday for National P.O.W/M.I.A Recognition Day.The ceremony opened up with Troy Johnson, the president's a...

On-campus associations prepare for Palin appearance

On-campus associations  prepare for Palin appearance

Aarika Carter, Staff writer

September 21, 2008

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Several groups on campus plan to protest at Sarah Palin's upcoming GOP fundraiser and rally appearances in Orange County."Our goal is to bring awareness to women about Sarah Palin," said Yvonne Moore, a co...

ASI names new USU at-large representative

September 19, 2008

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The Associate Students, Inc. Senate confirmed Vince Marin as the new at-large representative for the University Student Union board of trustees at the senate meeting Wednesday.ASI voted 8-2 in favor of the appointment, despite voiced concern regarding Marin's current employment as building manager for the University Student Union.  Some senate members were concerned with potential conflicts of interest because ...

Trustees face uphill battle with budget

Trustees face uphill battle with budget

September 16, 2008

The CSU board of trustees discussed its preliminary 2009-2010 budget request Tuesday afternoon and the impacts on Cal State Long Beach before it goes to a vote by the full board of trustees in mid-N...

A compassionate student remembered

Tiffany Rider, Managing Editor

September 16, 2008

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 Freshman CSULB student Jacob Alan Hefter, nicknamed "Jake the Snake," graduated with honors in May 2008 from Palmdale High School and was the valedictorian of his class. He enjoyed playing Guitar Hero, Rock Band and BINGO, eating Cinnamon Toast Crunch and listening to AC/DC. He was also part of the PHS Varsity Golf team."He had a little putting green in his room to play with," said his older brother, Jared, 23...

CollegePostings provides hub for student classifieds

Joanne Tucker, City Editor

September 15, 2008

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CollegePostings.com, a student-based and student-created posting site allows Cal State Long Beach students to directly buy and sell products to each other for no additional charge.Social networking websites, like MySpace and Facebook, and classified posting sites, like craigslist.com, allow similar interactions between individuals, selling everything from textbooks, to dishwashers, to services needed, etc. Instead of being g...

Annual pirate craze invades Long Beach ‘Shoreline’

Annual pirate craze invades Long Beach ‘Shoreline’

September 14, 2008

 Feet were a-stompin', guns were a-bangin', swords were a-swingin', and pirates were a-laughin' at the annual Pirate Festival in Shoreline Village Saturday.The weather was 71 degrees Fahrenheit and the sun wa...