Preview: Rideshare Week kick off event on campus

Brandi Johnson, Contributing Writer
October 5, 2014
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A Sustainable Transportation Event will kick off Rideshare Week on campus; the event will include a lunch and a keynote address on Monday in the University Student Union Ballroom. Rideshare Week is an annual nation-wide effort to increase awareness about the benefits of using sustainable transportation.... Read more »

‘Trading Ages’ workshop teaches students about disabilities

‘Trading Ages’ workshop teaches students about disabilities

Kaitlyn Lawrence, Contributing Writer
October 2, 2014
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Gerontologist Jacqueline Lauder began the Trading Ages workshop on Tuesday by handing out a bag containing what she called “disabilities.” Cal State Long Beach gerontology students were instructed to put on glasses that replicated vision loss, put in earplugs for hearing loss and put on gloves... Read more »

Students fight ‘separate and unequal’ through conversation

Students fight ‘separate and unequal’ through conversation

Amy Patton, Contributing Writer
October 1, 2014
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Students were encouraged to partake in difficult dialogues, such as segregation and discrimination in the educational system during the inaugural Nelson Mandela Legacy event on Wednesday. “If students are willing to critically engage in conversation, they can embody social justice and see themselves... Read more »

SB 1200 to allow UC, CSU to require high school computer science classes

Ruben Diaz, Staff Writer
October 1, 2014
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Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 1200 on Saturday, a move that promotes computer science classes in postsecondary education by incorporating them into academic content standards. Written by California Sen. Alex Padilla, SB 1200 “requests” the... Read more »

ASI aims to pull discounted Sea World tickets from USU

Rachel Keeney & Ronna White, Contributing Writers
October 1, 2014
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The Associated Students, Inc. Senate is reviewing a resolution to stop the sale of tickets in the University Student Union for the San Diego theme park SeaWorld. ASI Sen. Rick Payan presented the resolution so that Cal State Long Beach could take a stance on this issue in order to make it a more globally... Read more »

California Pedals Forward with New Bicycle Public Policy

California Pedals Forward with New Bicycle Public Policy

Michelangelo Landgrave, Contributing Writer
October 1, 2014
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On Sept. 20, Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly Bill No. 1193, the Protected Bikeways Act of 2014. The Protected Bikeways Act is a push by the state government to encourage an increase in bicycle use and other alternative means of transportation. The piece of legislation aims to help the state... Read more »

Board of Control grants $625 to screen DamNation on campus

Michelangelo Landgrave, Contributing Writer
September 30, 2014
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DamNation will be playing at the University Student Union on Nov. 12, at 6 p.m., courtesy of the Students for Sustainable Health. DamNation, a Patagonia Productions documentary, explores the environmental concerns caused by attempts to control water flows. Admission will be free, and food... Read more »

Stolen vehicle recovered

Meghin Hewitt, Contributing Writer
September 30, 2014
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On Sept. 28, at 2:35 a.m., a vehicle reported stolen to the Long Beach Police Department was recovered in parking structure 1, Lt. Goodwin said. The vehicle that was recovered was a 1993, black, 4-door Honda. Lt. Goodwin said that the vehicle was towed and stored. He said there were no people found with... Read more »