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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 The Forty-Niner's older Web site, jokingly referred to by some of the staff as the "Best of 1998" due to its outdated look and inefficient design, will link to the new version but still be available for archival research.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...

New Beach students SOAR through

New Beach students SOAR through

July 14, 2006

By the beginning of the fall semester, nearly 8,000 incoming students will have passed through Student Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR). About 250 of these students attended Saturday's day-long...

Answers for L.B. bird deaths still up in the air

Amber Parker

July 14, 2006

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It is a site of complete horror for anyone who has witnessed the recent deaths of hundreds of baby terns washing up on Long Beach's shores, some only days old. Why is this suddenly happening? Investigations are being held by several authorities, including the California Department of Fish and Game and the U.S. Coast Guard, which have gathered information on possible reasons for the deaths of these small birds. Possible...

CSULB chosen for site of SoCal news council

Allison Baldwin

July 12, 2006

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Cal State Long Beach has been named the temporary home base for the Southern California News Council with Journalism Department Chairman William Babcock named the council's first executive director. The news council, which will cover media outlets from Santa Barbara to the southern U.S. border, will investigate issues of accuracy, integrity and fairness in the media. "It's the indication that people in journalism are...