CSU to spend $20 million on more sustainable food

CSU to spend $20 million on more sustainable food

Crystal Niebla, News Editor
June 12, 2014
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The California State University Board of Trustees approved a new food policy that would require the CSU system to spend over $20 million on more sustainable food products. The food policy, which was voted on May 21, will follow Real Food Challenge guidelines, a national organization partly founded... Read more »

ASI aims to bring new student programs

Justine dela Rosa and Cynthia Mauleon, Staff Writers
June 12, 2014
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While a 24-hour study center may be the only current, concrete result of Associated Students Inc. gaining an extra $1.2 million to spend next school year, there are still plans to fund new areas and programs. The extra $1.2 million is a result of the $16 student fee increase and a 3.5 percent increase... Read more »

University Art Museum undergoes a makeover

University Art Museum undergoes a makeover

Michelle Siebert, Staff Writer
June 5, 2014
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With a vision to make art a primary part of Cal State Long Beach, donations to the University Art Museum are used to give the building a facelift. “It’s an opportunity for students to gather and hang out, and there is more art to enjoy,” said Chris Miles, the Interim Dean of the College of... Read more »

CSULB selects new vice president for student services

CSULB selects new vice president for student services

Crystal Niebla, News Editor
June 5, 2014
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Cal State Long Beach officials announced the selection of Carmen Tillery Taylor as the new vice president for student services. The position has been open since August. Currently, Taylor serves Indiana State University as vice president for student affairs and dean of students, according to a campus... Read more »

CSULB alumna graduates eight years after drug addiction

Brooke Becher, Staff Writer
June 5, 2014
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Elena Encarnacion, a Cal State Long Beach journalism alumna, would have already seen her commencement through in 2006 if it hadn’t been for an unscheduled deferment six weeks prior to her intended graduation. Before the end of her last semester in 2006, Encarnacion said she wanted to “accomplish... Read more »

Robert Garcia hammers down Damon Dunn

Robert Garcia hammers down Damon Dunn

Nicolas Rodriguez, City Reporter
June 5, 2014
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After securing 52.1 percent of the vote, Robert Garcia edged out Damon Dunn and won the Long Beach mayoral election. Garcia told the Daily 49er on Wednesday that he is committed to including Cal State Long Beach students for future plans for the city as Mayor. He emphasized utilizing and harnessing... Read more »

Unofficial Election Results from the Long Beach City Clerk’s Office

June 5, 2014
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REG/TURNOUT PERCENTAGE Total Registered Voters 256, 735 Precinct Registration 256, 735 Precinct... Read more »

CSULB student advocates for workers’ rights

CSULB student advocates for workers’ rights

Donn Gruta, Social Media Editor
May 21, 2014
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Cal State Long Beach student Alicia Morales revealed one of her longest kept secrets during a Long Beach community forum on May 10. “I’ve worked as a janitor for about five years,” Morales, a senior history major, said in front of 150 people as she sat among a panel of civic leaders. “I worked... Read more »