A is for Amphetamines

Danielle Carson, Design Director
December 11, 2014
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Caffeine in the morning, guarine in the afternoon and amphetamine in the evenings—it’s finals week. By the end of the semester, health can become less important while success remains a priority. “People can be addicted to that feeling of being productive,” Brandon Gamble, a school psychologist... Read more »

Becoming resourceful

Amy Patton, News Editor
December 11, 2014
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A large black hole engulfs a ceiling corner of the African Studies student resource center, there are still water stains on the walls from previous rainstorms, and the faded carpet has not been replaced since the center first opened decades ago. A portion of the Student Excellence fee is supposed... Read more »

Board of Control focuses on spending

Michelangelo Landgrave, Contributing Writer
December 11, 2014
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Tuesday marked the final meeting of the Associated Students Inc. Board of Control. No student travel requests or grant allocation applicants were presented. Instead, the meeting focused on spending $48,716 for needed capital project purchases and maintenance. ASI is required to spend a certain amount... Read more »

Hillside dining hall on schedule

Hillside dining hall on schedule

Kayla Threlkeld, Contributing Writer
December 11, 2014
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For Hillside dorm students, the wait is nearly over. Dormers will soon be free of filing into a cramped portable building for meals, and will instead enjoy a revamped and refurbished dining hall. The renovation of Hillside dining hall is on schedule and should be completed by the first day of classes... Read more »

Caffeine, a “study buddy” for many CSULB students

Jonathan Murrietta, Contributing Writer
December 10, 2014
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It’s crunch time. Cal State Long Beach students are preparing for finals and using a variety of methods to get past the final stretch this semester. A popular caffeine supplement called “Study Buddy” is a hot commodity this time of the semester. Each serving is the equivalent of one large cup... Read more »

Senatorial Study Buddies

Senatorial Study Buddies

Alex Berman, Contributing Writer
December 8, 2014
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The sweet smell of coffee and donuts percolated the warm, brightly lit classroom as senators and students alike gathered in University Student Union room 303 on Monday for a relaxing night of studying before finals. The Associated Student Inc. senators of each college are holding study sessions open... Read more »

The Push for overseas

Seth Rockenmacher, Contributing Writer
December 8, 2014
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International education is necessary to make American companies competitive, but fewer than 10 percent of U.S. students study abroad, according to a White House press release. In an effort to increase the amount of students studying abroad, Cal State Long Beach launched a new study abroad scholarship... Read more »

Student Body at unrest

Amy Patton , News Editor
December 8, 2014
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After the release of the Ferguson verdict, someone anonymously hung a large red, white and blue poster off the balcony of the social science and public administration building at Cal State Long Beach that read, “The fundamental Danger of a nonindictment is not riots, its more… Darren Wilson’s.” In... Read more »