General Order 55 made permanent

Michaela Kwoka-Coleman, News Editor

May 19, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, Long Beach, News

Cal State University Long Beach President Jane Close Conoley announced Friday that campus police officers may arrest undocumented persons within their jurisdiction only if there is probable cause that he or she has violated a local ordinance or state or federal law unrelated to immigration. General Order 55, which was originally made an interim policy on April 27, came as a result of the campus police department’s in... Read more »

Feeding a need

Liam Brown, Special Issues Editor

May 19, 2016

Filed under ASI, Campus, CSU, Features, News

Cal State Long Beach is set to expand its current food pantry to address students’ food insecurity needs in the fall 2016 semester. The current food pantry, comprising three shelves of canned goods, is located in the Soroptomist House and is operated by CSULB’s Interfaith project, which opened the pantry in 2011. Associated Students, Inc. will handle pantry operations to make the service more centralized and accessibl... Read more »

Chicano Latino Graduation sees additional ceremony

Miranda Andrade-Ceja and Yasmin Cortez

May 19, 2016

Filed under Campus, CSU, Events, News, Uncategorized

The Cal State Long Beach 27th Chicano Latino Graduation introduced a second ceremony to accommodate the high volume of Latino graduates. The two ceremonies took place at the Walter Pyramid on Sunday. Both ceremonies totaled nearly 700 students, though the total number of Latino graduates is upwards of 3,000 students, according to Latino Student Union Vice President Emelyne Camacho. Camacho is a Chicano and Latino Studies... Read more »

CSULB’s 2016 Alumni Award Ceremony honors Nohemi Gonzalez

CSULB’s 2016 Alumni Award Ceremony honors Nohemi Gonzalez

May 4, 2016

Nohemi Gonzalez, a senior design major, was given the Outstanding Graduate Award in the College of the Arts at the 2016 Cal State Long Beach Alumni Award Ceremony yesterday evening. Gonzalez was studyi... Read more »

The CFA let them eat cake

The CFA let them eat cake

May 4, 2016

Several members of the California Faculty Association celebrated the ratification of the tentative agreement negotiated between the union and management of the California State University system on the ... Read more »

CSULB student government meets for final meeting

Michaela Kwoka-Coleman, Staff Writer

May 4, 2016

Filed under ASI, Campus, News, Today

The Associated Students Inc. Senate met for its final meeting last night, passing its final resolutions of the spring semester. At the start of the meeting, Sen. Yasmin Elasmar asked for the resolution regarding the establishment of a Student Oversight Committee for Risk Assessment be tabled until further notice. The resolution was written by Elasmar in collaboration with the newly formed student coalition We Are C... Read more »

Parking during Commencement will be worse than usual

Parking during Commencement will be worse than usual

May 4, 2016

Two weeks from now Cal State Long Beach will be holding 10 commencement ceremonies, hosting over 9,000 graduating students, family members and friends, increasing the volume of traffic and lessening the ch... Read more »

Amazon goes to The Beach

Liam Brown, Copy Editor

May 4, 2016

Filed under Campus, News, Today

Cal State Long Beach’s 49er Shops’ upcoming partnership with Amazon is one of camaraderie, not competition, as the campus nonprofit retailer joins forces with the billion-dollar online market to provide Amazon@TheBeach starting fall 2016. 49er Shops announced its partnership with Amazon to provide the on-campus pickup location in the University Bookstore in a press release distributed April 27, but the campus retailer had b... Read more »