Daily 49er

The Beach suffers power shortages

Bobby Chore

August 10, 2006

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Cal State Long Beach has recently endured two power outages, something that has not occurred for several years, according to Scott Charmack, Associate Vice-President for Physical Planning and Facilities Management at CSULB. He acknowledged that power outages can occur in a myriad of ways, but CSULB is quite prepared for them. "All of our buildings have automatic emergency lighting that signals off whenever something like...

Employers check MySpace profiles regularly

Gloria Keo

August 10, 2006

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It's not even noon yet, and Hillary McKenna a senior majoring in journalism, is not only trying to finish her reading and get ready for work, but she is checking her MySpace messages simultaneously on her Sidekick. "I'm on MySpace constantly," McKenna said. "It helps me plan out my day or tells me what's going on for the weekend just by reading what my friend's post. MySpace.com is the popular Website that offers users...

Male nursing students increase at CSULB

Karla Casillas

August 9, 2006

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Despite stereotypes of male nurses, male enrollment in the nursing program at Cal State Long Beach has increased. According to Loucine Huckabay, director and professor of the nursing program, the increase in enrollment is because of diminishing stereotypes and the opportunities offered by the nursing program. Huckabay said the stereotype against male nurses is a cultural thing and a cultural change that takes time to...

Children enjoy fun activities at 49er Camp

Children enjoy fun activities at 49er Camp

August 2, 2006

While it may seem the Cal State Long Beach campus is emptier and quieter during the summer sessions, the sound of children playing sports, swimming and otherwise enjoying the summer fills lower campus...

Forty-Niner staff introduces new Web site

Bradley Zint

July 19, 2006

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The Daily Forty-Niner unveiled last week its re-designed Web site, now located at www.Daily49er.com. The Forty-Niner's older Web site, jokingly referred to by some of the staff as the "Best of 1998" due to its outdated look and inefficient design, will link to the new version but still be available for archival research. The new Web site, however, is still under construction, and additional sections such as a history of ...

F. King Alexander discusses plans for his reign

F. King Alexander discusses plans for his reign

July 18, 2006

New Cal State Long Beach President F. King Alexander has been listening and learning a lot in his first six months. In his next six months he is planning on doing more. Improving the community atmosphere...

Organic foods crop up on campus

July 18, 2006

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Shortly after spring break 2006, organic foods were introduced in the 49er Shops around campus, offering students new meal and snack choices. Sites that offering the new foods include the Outpost, the University Bookstore, the Beach Hut and the food plaza on upper campus, according to Patti Gray, the director of Dining Services for the 49er Shops. "The program is still in test mode, but it has been well received by people...

ASI President gets her man

July 14, 2006

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A few months ago, Mekonnen Garedew and ASI President Shefali Mistry were just casual friends. Today, Garedew is Mistry's new chief-of-staff. In a laid-back Associated Students Inc. senate meeting, which featured more laughing than debate, the senate unanimously approved Mistry's nomination, Garedew, to be the chief-of-staff to the president. The senate also narrowly elected College of Liberal Arts Sen. Shelena McClintock...