Daily 49er

Saturday power outage proves our generation can interact with itself

Haley Pearson

December 4, 2010

Filed under Commentary, Opinions

I know discussing this topic is like beating a dead horse — and about as cliché as employing the phrase — but I feel the need to talk about it nevertheless. There was a campus-wide power outage last Saturday. We were lost! Helpless! Not being able to turn on the dorm lights made the halls look eerie. This resulted in a mild stomachache, which — just to be safe — I was pressed to look up on Web...

The Dirge: Now comes the freezing winter of our discontent

David Cowan

November 27, 2010

Filed under Commentary, Opinions

Of all the things I have an irrational hatred for, winter is near the top of the list. I'm not sure what exactly throws me into a rage about it. I looked up seasonal affective disorder, which Wikipedia refers to as "winter blues," and that isn't it. At no point under any of the symptoms does it mention a fantasy about lighting random things on fire just to stay warm.  After dodging that, I think it's pretty safe to a...

Statewide, CSULB March 4th rally produced “largest turnout”

Donald Para

March 6, 2010

Filed under Commentary

 The rally held on March 4, "Students for A Quality Education," was a bold statement on the importance of public higher education in California and the nation. At the rally, I was asked to speak on behalf of President Alexander, who is in Washington, D.C., working to expand the role of the federal government in supporting public higher education. Due to a variety of factors, including the size of the gathering, the p...

MCDANNALD: Coaches continue to never learn from past mistakes

MCDANNALD: Coaches continue to never learn from past mistakes

June 10, 2009

Recruiting violations are starting to feel as common as a three-second violation in college basketball these days.Yet, individuals connected still find ways to get hired elsewhere.The latest occurrences a...

Former LBSU hurler shines in tribute to fallen teammate

Tracy McDannald, Sports editor

April 10, 2009

Filed under Baseball, Commentary, Sports

Former Long Beach State pitcher Jered Weaver was supposed to help fellow teammate Nick Adenhart move in with him Sunday.Instead, the Los Angeles Angels starter had to figure out how to pitch and grieve for his teammate at the same time Friday night at Angel Stadium.Adenhart, 22, was killed in a hit-and-run car accident just past midnight in Fullerton Thursday that also took the lives of two others — including Cal St...