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CSULB offers Alternative Spring Break to lend a helping hand abroad

Edwin Ayala, Contributing Writer

March 20, 2018

Filed under Events, News, Today

Spring break provides students a repose from the stress of schoolwork and exams, giving many the time to spend with family and friends — and enjoy vacation. However, several students will spend their break differently, by traveling to McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania to engage in a community service opportunity pertaining to poverty. Those enrolled in the semester-long course, urban poverty: problems and prescriptions, will ...

Women’s ‘You’re Worth It’ conference premiers at CSULB

Women’s ‘You’re Worth It’ conference premiers at CSULB

March 20, 2018

Princess II Queen, a committee of The Black Business Student Association, is adopting L’Oreal’s signature slogan for a conference it’s hosting at Cal State Long Beach Saturday, Mar. 24. “You’...

Long Beach City Council to be confronted by rent-control rally

James Chow, Senior News Assistant

March 19, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

Advocates in Long Beach plan to pack city council Tuesday to voice their opinions on whether rent control is needed in the city. Both upholders and opposers of rent control are expected to rally before the council reviews an ordinance on the issue. The rally will take place outside of city hall preceding the city council meeting at 4:30 p.m. March 20. The pro-rent control rally is hosted by Housing Long Beach, Latin...

Mayoral candidates

Mayoral candidates

Mac Walby and Carlos Villicana

March 18, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

Incumbent: Robert Garcia Garcia is the first openly gay mayor to be elected in Long Beach, taking 52 percent of the vote in 2014 against Damon Dunn. The former Republican and graduate of Cal State L...

District 3 candidates

District 3 candidates

Carlos Villicana and Samantha Diaz

March 18, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Incumbent: Suzie Price Suzie Price is a senior deputy district attorney running for re-election for District 3. She is challenged by environmental activist Gordana Kajer and High School teacher, Robert ...

District 5 Candidates

District 5 Candidates

Daniel Green, Carlos Villicana, and James Chow

March 18, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, News, Showcase

Incumbent: Stacy Mungo Councilwoman Stacy Mungo was elected to District 5 in 2014. She is a strong supporter of retaining the “neighborhood character” of low-density areas by strategically planning the co...

District 7 candidates

District 7 candidates

March 18, 2018

Incumbent: Roberto Uranga Roberto Uranga is running for re-election as the 7th District councilmember. He wants to focus on job creation and decreasing crime. Housing Uranga believes that rent control is ...

ASI announces election results

ASI announces election results

March 18, 2018

After two weeks of campaigning, Associated Students Inc. announced the results for the 2018 election Thursday. Genesis Jara, a chief government relations officer, won 52 percent of the vote for pre...