Future Girls @ the Beach aims to boost number of girls interested in STEM

Future Girls @ the Beach aims to boost number of girls interested in STEM

Paige Pelonis, Editor-in-Chief
August 7, 2014
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For five days, Cal State Long Beach dorms were home to 20 middle school girls with one common: an interest in science, technology, engineering or mathematics — the STEM “Future Girls @ The Beach: STEM Residential Program” was a program that aimed to provide young girls with an opportunity to explore... Read more »

Long Beach’s budget proposals aim at improving services

Ruben Diaz, Staff Writer
August 7, 2014
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The Long Beach City Council discussed on Tuesday their budget plans for the 2015 fiscal year in which $54.1 would be used for parks, recreation and marine, library services, and code enforcement. George Chapjian, who is the director of Parks, Recreation and Marine, proposed the budget.  He said services... Read more »

162 mothers gather for breastfeeding challenge

162 mothers gather for breastfeeding challenge

Michelle Siebert and Ruben Diaz, Staff Writers
August 6, 2014
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More than 100 moms gathered with their babies in a designated area; they waited for an announcer to give the word. “All right, it’s 11 o’clock… go for it!” the announcer exclaimed. There and then, the moms lifted their babies and started breastfeeding. “The Great Long Beach Latch”... Read more »

Future engineers to visit CSULB

Future engineers to visit CSULB

July 30, 2014
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Building Styrofoam airplanes and mixing detergents to see chemical reactions are among the many activities a local organization will bring to campus this weekend. Hosted by Cal State Long Beach, Future Girls @ The Beach: STEM Residential Program will allow 24 middle school girls from the Long Beach... Read more »

CSU receives $500K to study service-learning STEM effectiveness

Crystal Niebla, News Editor
July 30, 2014
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The Cal State University received a $500,000 grant that will be used to study the impact of service learning courses in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics — courses that the CSU has adopted in recent years. The W.M. Keck Foundation, which focused the grant primarily on... Read more »

Alumnus appointed as Long Beach Chief of Staff

Ruben Diaz, Staff Writer
July 30, 2014
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As a college student, Michael Clements changed his major multiple times and had no intention in working in politics. More than 10 years later, he now works as chief of staff. The Cal State Long Beach alumnus was recently appointed this month, along with Allison Anderson as field deputy and business... Read more »

CSULB dean appointed as aerospace advisor

CSULB dean appointed as aerospace advisor

Priscella Vega, Staff Writer
July 30, 2014
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The aerospace industry plummeted in the ‘90s and now a Cal State Long Beach dean said he hopes to revive aerospace as a newly appointed adviser for the Assembly Select Committee on Aerospace. College of Engineering Dean Forouzan Golshani who was appointed by Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance),... Read more »

Robert Garcia visits campus to share Long Beach Promise progress, wants responsible budget

Robert Garcia visits campus to share Long Beach Promise progress, wants responsible  budget

Crystal Niebla, News Editor
July 23, 2014
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Newly elected Mayor Robert Garcia returned to his alma matter Friday to address how Cal State Long Beach and other Long Beach educational institutions made him the “product” of the Long Beach College Promise. Garcia publicly discussed his new policies for the first time as Long Beach’s new mayor... Read more »