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8 past grads share their secrets to success

James Chow, News Editor

May 19, 2018

Filed under Features, News, Showcase, Today

Every year, after the confetti has been swept, the caps have been thrown and the bleachers are packed away, graduates are ready to take a leap into the job hunt. For some, attaining a job in their desired fields after college takes a lot of time. For others, it’s a short journey to employment. We asked a few Cal State Long Beach alumni to share their experiences and advice on how to get a job and keep it.   ...

Former foster youth students share their stories

Former foster youth students share their stories

May 13, 2018

Lauren-Michelle Hardge has lived the last several years of her young adulthood in what she calls "survival mode."   Hardge, 25, grew up in Inglewood and was put into the foster system at 6 years old...

CSULB history professor awarded $50,400 grant to fund new book

CSULB history professor awarded $50,400 grant to fund new book

Lauren Martinez, Staff Writer

May 6, 2018

Filed under Features, News, Today

Amid the lackluster halls of Cal State Long Beach’s faculty offices, one door stands out, marked with a paper printout of a celebratory tweet from President Jane Close Conoley. The tweet reads, “Gr...

Director of Disabled Students David Sanfilippo retiring after 40 years

Director of Disabled Students David Sanfilippo retiring after 40 years

Medina Kabir, Contributing Writer

April 25, 2018

Filed under Features, News, Today

David Sanfilippo started working with disabled students when he was 16 years old. In his job as a teacher’s aide at his high school, he helped his differently-abled peers tie their shoes and feed themse...

Propel Women launches new CSULB chapter

Sarah Amaral, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018

Filed under Features, News, Today

For Breeahna Dobson, having the opportunity to join a group of women in prayer is the highlight of her week. Dobson, a sophomore and member of Propel Women, has joined the newly formed Christian club that aims to empower women to become confident leaders and create meaningful relationships with other female students. “The women on campus need to know that they’re not alone,” Dobson said. “It’s so comfortin...

CSULB club builds a soilless aquaponics system

Jessica Jacobs, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features, Long Beach, News, Today

Environmental Scientists are beginning to realize that 200,000 years of human existence is taking a toll on Earth’s outermost layer of soil. “Generating three centimeters of topsoil takes 1,000 years, and if current rates of degradation continue, all of the world’s top soil could be gone within 60 years,” said a senior United Nations official, according to a Huffington Post article. This reality prompted Cal S...

CSULB’s 2018 Resilience Charrette sets the bar for change

CSULB’s 2018 Resilience Charrette sets the bar for change

March 20, 2018

In cities like Long Beach that are shrouded by smog and pollution — more can always be done to increase climate resilience; the ability to adapt to a changing environment. The four priorities in the city are upgradin...

Shark bill proposes $4 million budget

Shark bill proposes $4 million budget

March 11, 2018

A new bill proposes a five-year, $4 million budget to fund research, education and monitoring of white sharks in southern California. Chris Lowe, Cal State Long Beach professor and Shark Lab director, recentl...