Students unite for justice in Mexico

Students unite for justice in Mexico

Danielle Carson, Design Director
November 25, 2014
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A candle, a rose and a photo sat on each of 43 chairs surrounded by students in black who assembled to remember the Mexican student-teachers who went missing on Sept. 26. The Cal State University Long Beach La Raza association and the Chicano and Latino Studies Student Associations held a rally and... Read more »

Obama’s speech stirs conversation

Amy Patton, Assistant News Editor
November 24, 2014
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With more than 600 undocumented, or AB-540, students enrolled, Cal State University Long Beach is divided in opinion regarding President Obama’s recent immigration speech. Obama’s immigration speech on Thursday announced an executive order allowing millions unauthorized immigrants to stay in the... Read more »

Vape, the word of the year

Danielle Carson, Design Director
November 24, 2014
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Although it’s still underlined red when typed into a word processor, “vape” is the Oxford English Dictionary’s 2014 word of the year. Like other words of the year, according to Oxford English Dictionary’s website, vape was chosen by lexicographers—the people who keep the dictionaries... Read more »

CSULB Alumnus named first Latino chief of police

Mayra Castro, Contributing Writer
November 24, 2014
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The Long Beach police department swore in veteran Robert G. Luna as the city’s first Latino Chief of Police on Saturday. Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia and about a hundred police officers and Long Beach residents were in attendance at the ceremony, which took place at the Long Beach Arena Lobby.... Read more »

Black Thursday

Kayla Threlkeld, Contributing Writer
November 24, 2014
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Black Friday: the one day a year it’s normal to see clothes strewn everywhere on the floor, people fighting over a large screen TV and customers running violently through a store, hyped up on caffeine. But what about when the madness expands to encompass Thanksgiving Day? This year, retailers... Read more »

Riding the Third Street wave of Ska

Amy Patton, Assistant News Editor
November 19, 2014
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The Art Exchange of Long Beach will host Get On Up, a ska-themed art exhibit created by a Cal State University Event Planning class. The event accepted 15 different art donations from CSULB students. All proceeds will be donated to Art Exchange and will benefit local artists. “It’s tough for... Read more »

CSU’s adopt a resolution to defend academic freedom

Rachel Keeney, Contributing Writer
November 19, 2014
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The Academic Senate of the California State University has adopted a resolution to oppose the attempts by outside organizations that pressure CSU administration to limit the academic freedom of CSU faculty. The resolution was drafted in order to encourage all CSU campus presidents to publicly denounce... Read more »

Mock trial to take place on campus

Meghin Hewitt, Contributing Writer
November 19, 2014
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The 13th Annual American Collegiate Moot Court Association Western Regional competition will take place at Cal State University Long Beach Friday and Saturday. ... Read more »