Career Development Center hosts business etiquette luncheon with corporate partner Enterprise

Erik Öhrström, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016

Filed under Campus, News, Today

Students gathered for a business lunch and a humorous demonstration of the value of applying etiquette in their professional lives after college Wednesday. In the well-decorated dining hall, Enterprise talent acquisition manager Sherron Hawkins led the demonstration in the Chartroom at Cal State Long Beach.   CSULB’s Career Development Center has traditionally arranged a Business Etiquette Luncheon nearly every year with its... Read more »

ASI creates position to represent international students

Brandon Flickinger, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016

Filed under ASI, Campus, News, Today

There will be a new student government position available for representing and advising international students. Associated Students Inc. passed a resolution Wednesday that will move to create a secretary position for international student affairs. The position may only last for one year, as a decision to re-organize student government is pending. If the decision goes through, ASI will be reorganized on July 1, 2017. Senator... Read more »

Cal State Long Beach seeks to hire people of color for diversity

Erik Öhrström, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016

Filed under Campus, Events, News, Today

The faculty at Cal State Long Beach are not diverse enough, according to a final interim report from a university accreditation commission. The 2015 report, which looked favorably on all other aspects of the university, pointed out that professors do not look like their students. While people of color make up 70 percent of the student population at CSULB, only 37 percent of faculty represent minority ethnic groups, ac... Read more »

ASI teaches students about grade appeal rights

Lauren Torres, Staff Writer

February 9, 2016

Filed under ASI, Campus, News, Today

As part of the “Know Your Rights” program this semester, the ASI judiciary put together a presentation about the grade appeals process. The short, concise workshop took place in USU on Tuesday. This is the first time since 2012 that the grade appeal workshop has been offered. The workshop, led by associate justices of the judiciary Yael Jimenez and Eduardo Vargas, covered what the criteria for a grade appeal is and... Read more »

Tinder adds STD testing site locator on website

Courtney Heron, Staff Writer

February 9, 2016

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported that the number of cases of chlamydia and gonorrhea in the United States has increased after being in decline for several years. The Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation has connected the increase to the rise in online dating. AHF, the largest global AIDS organization, currently provides medical care and services to over 575,000 individuals in 35 countries worldwide.... Read more »

Crime Blotter

Matt Simon, Staff Writer

February 9, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, News, Today

Being a pill Officers received a call from Student Health Services on Feb. 4 after a 31-year-old male tried to use a forged prescription. The case is under investigation. Grand theft bicycle A student reported her bike stolen Sunday at 12:12 p.m. She told officers that she had secured it with a cable lock. It is a blue mountain bike with an estimated value of $350. Sidewalk scuffle An 18-year-old male reporte... Read more »

Students get free condoms in University Student Union bathrooms

Students get free condoms in University Student Union bathrooms

February 9, 2016

The Center for Latino Community Heath installed free condom dispensers in several restrooms throughout campus Monday. The dispensers are located in five restrooms on campus: The male and female restrooms... Read more »

Twitter survey finds students at Cal State Long Beach overwhelmingly support Senator Bernie Sanders for President.

Michaela Kwoka-Coleman, Staff Writer

February 9, 2016

Filed under Campus, News, Today

According to a Twitter survey conducted by the Daily 49er, CSULB students favor Bernie Sanders as the next Commander-in-Chief. The survey, which was carried out last week, let students choose from among the two most popular candidates from each party. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were the Democratic choices; Businessman Donald Trump and Texas Senator Ted Cruz were the Republica... Read more »