CSULB’s diverse demographic

Crystal Niebla, Assistant News Editor
April 22, 2014
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While nearly 50 percent of students at Cal State Long Beach may be from Los Angeles County — the remaining half come from a number of places around the globe, including New York, Saudi Arabia and Vietnam. In fall 2013, the most recent data available, CSULB students... Read more »

Daily 49er selects its new Editor in Chief

Daily 49er selects its new Editor in Chief

Daniel Serrano, Editor in Chief
April 22, 2014
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Junior international studies and journalism double major Paige Pelonis has been selected to be the next editor in chief of the Daily 49er. Pelonis currently serves as an assistant opinions editor for the Daily 49er. She also wrote and anchored College Beats’ international news program, “The Wire,”... Read more »

‘Take Back the Night’ to return to campus

Vikanya Chea, Staff Writer
April 22, 2014
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Students may notice a group of people standing near the Maxson Plaza this evening, but they won’t be waiting for a bus to swoop in and open its doors — as they will stand for a more important reason. Tonight, the Women’s Resource Center is hosting “Take Back the Night,” a two-part event... Read more »

USU launches composting system on ‘Earth Day’

USU launches composting system on ‘Earth Day’

Justine dela Rosa, Assistant City Editor
April 22, 2014
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Cal State Long Beach students now have an additional way to make more environmentally friendly decisions on campus. In honor of Earth Day, the University Student Union implemented a new composting system, called “Compost Happens,” throughout the USU food court areas Tuesday. Associated Students... Read more »

Newly elected councilmember and CSULB alumna Suzie Price reflects on life

Newly elected councilmember and CSULB alumna Suzie Price reflects on life

Scott Bosco, Assistant City Editor
April 21, 2014
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Recently-elected Third District Councilmember Suzie Price was only 7 years old when she and her mother fled Iran during the country’s 1979 revolution. Price and her mother had to leave their family behind as well as their country. "I remember when we left the country," Price said. "A lot of people... Read more »

Vice president finalist Beth Hellwig aims to reach out to students

Vice president finalist Beth Hellwig aims to reach out to students

Kaila Campbell, Staff Writer
April 21, 2014
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One of the finalists for Cal State Long Beach’s vice president of student services position, Beth Hellwig, said at an open forum on campus Monday that she wants to reach out to students. “If I were offered, this position would be to reach out to all the [student affairs departments] to have a... Read more »

New CSU-wide fee awaits approval

Justine dela Rosa , Assistant City Editor
April 21, 2014
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Another fee may be on the horizon for Cal State University students. Come fall, students may be asked to pay a $2 voluntary statewide Student Involvement and Representation Fee per semester, if the CSU Board of Trustees votes to approve it in May. Information about the $2 fee was presented to the... Read more »

‘Rising from Ashes’ shows cyclist’s journey after Rwanda genocide

Andrew Spencer, Assistant City Editor
April 21, 2014
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Students from the Cal State Long Beach communication studies department and the Rising from Ashes Foundation are screening a film today that documents how cycling has helped to improve Rwanda after the genocide, in which more than one million people were killed. “Rising from Ashes,” a film directed... Read more »