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Letters to the Editor: Dreams of action

K.T. Shaver

February 26, 2018

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Dreamers The self-evident themes of movement, stagnation, and uncertainty are creatively brought to the fore in “Dreamers: Aqui y Alla.” Under the directorial supervision of Andrea Caban and Julie Granarat-Huicutt, our own CSULB actors and Dreamers make perpetual, determined crossings and recrossings of the sparsely designed set, conveying the purposeful trajectory of a people always in motion, yet never fully “arrived....

Religious groups on campus concerned for Cal State Long Beach students’ souls

Religious groups on campus concerned for Cal State Long Beach students’ souls

February 25, 2018

I have a secret, one I’ve been struggling to keep due to fear of backlash, but feel must be said regardless of how it is received. I absolutely despise being approached by religious recruiters on camp...

Pick a name — any name

Pick a name — any name

February 22, 2018

Walking into the University Bookstore, one may expect to find a simple, school spirited garment. Instead they find a head-splitting multitude of clashing logos, mascots, school names and designs. Looki...

Letter to the Editor: Academic Senate and Commencement

Norbert Schürer

February 18, 2018

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Dear Daily 49er Editorial Board, Thank you for your excellent coverage of the ongoing controversy regarding the changes to  our CSULB commencement ceremonies. As chair of the Academic Senate, I am writing to let you know something you probably already realize: As you felt “a lack of communication between the administration and student body” in this instance, we felt a parallel lack of communication between administr...

Higher education comes at too high a cost for many lower class Americans, and it’s only getting worse

Higher education comes at too high a cost for many lower class Americans, and it’s only getting worse

February 18, 2018

Growing up underprivileged in today’s society is hard — just ask any of the 12.7 percent of individuals that live below the poverty line in America as of 2017. But what’s even more taxing and seemingly ...

My life as a pastry pariah

My life as a pastry pariah

February 14, 2018

I have a confession to make. It’s not one I make to be contrarian or different. I have felt this way for years and I seem to be the only person I know who feels this way. I hate Girl Scout coo...

Ready or Not, here comes Valentine’s Day!

Ready or Not, here comes Valentine’s Day!

February 13, 2018

  Attention everyone, prepare your eyes to be overwhelmed with Instagram posts of couples “in love” and floral arrangements; it’s Valentine’s Day. As everyone around you prepares a special g...

Letter to the Editor: Cal State Long Beach President Jane Close Conoley responds

Jane Close Conoley

February 12, 2018

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Last week the Daily 49er wrote an article about the 2018 commencement changes. A quote from me stating that ‘we were the class of 2018 and it (commencement) was a disaster’ was an unfortunate attempt at humor. This phrase, especially when taken out of context, did not in any way reflect my true thoughts and feelings about this year’s ceremonies. For this inaccuracy, I sincerely apologize to students, faculty and staff....