Hail hits CSULB

Hail hits CSULB

Danielle Carson, Print Manager
March 3, 2015
Filed under News

  A thunderstorm on Monday morning quenched Southern California, but along with it came an icy surprise brewed by the perfect potion for precipitation. With the right combination of moisture and wind, hail momentarily replaced torrents of rain in Los Angeles at around 11 a.m. Monday. "It... Read more »

CSU SOFA endorses Freedom of Association Act

Riva Lu, Contributing Writer
March 3, 2015
Filed under News

  The California State University, Long Beach Student Freedom of Association Act intends to reform the “open membership” policy so that student groups can co-exist on campus, SOFA stated in a press release Friday. By adhering to the “open membership” requirement, many student organizations... Read more »

ASI resolution heads to CHESS

Mindy Lockhart, contributing writer
March 3, 2015
Filed under ASI, News

The Associated Students, Inc. Senate passed a resolution Wednesday afternoon that includes four bills that will be presented to state legislatures at the California Higher Education Student Summit. ASI Lobby Corp. and those delegated to be representatives at CHESS will advocate for the four assembly... Read more »

CSULB hosts panel to discuss to discuss discrimination in the U.S.

CSULB hosts panel to discuss to discuss discrimination in the U.S.

Kevin Flores, assistant video producer
March 2, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

A student stands at the front of a silent room, filled with so much emotion that he is unable to speak. The Finding Freedom in the Land of the Free panel discussion, held Thursday evening in the Liberal Arts 2 building, began with guest speaker Maulana Karenga from the African Studies Department defining... Read more »

CSULB students vote against $165 University Student Union fee increase

CSULB students vote against $165 University Student Union fee increase

Paige Pelonis and Amy Patton, Editor in Chief and News Editor
February 27, 2015
Filed under ASI, News, Showcase

The Student Fee Advisory Committee will meet on Friday to compile a recommendation for University President Jane Close-Conoley, who will make the final decision regarding the issue of a University Student Union fee increase. "I'm absolutely siding with the students," Conoley said via telephone... Read more »

A CSULB taskforce intends to address student vote for tobacco free campus

Rhiannon Williams, Contributing Writer
February 26, 2015
Filed under Daily 49er TV, News

Following a passing vote of 64 percent from California State University, Long Beach students, a newly formed taskforce will begin its second meeting on Feb. 27 to address the likelihood of implementing a smoking ban on campus. To achieve the “smoke-free” policy, the CSU aimed to form a special... Read more »

CSULB creates an obstacle course in the SRWC for students to try

CSULB creates an obstacle course in the SRWC for students to try

Collin James, Contributing Writer
February 26, 2015
Filed under Daily 49er TV, News, Showcase

The Student Recreation and Wellness Center gave students a chance to experience a workout in a wheelchair on Wednesday by hosting the Wheelchair Obstacle course. The event strapped able-bodied students into one of two sport wheelchairs to race through an obstacle course while competing for the best... Read more »

Long Beach’s Department of Health and Human Services to receive $8.17 million grant for homeless efforts

Madison Moore, Contributing Writer
February 26, 2015
Filed under News

The Long Beach Continuum of Care received its largest competitive grant, totaling $8.17 million, from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to battle homelessness on Feb. 17. The award will be split into two parts, with about $1 million to expand housing and support services and over... Read more »