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Oh, the places you’ll go post-grad

Oh, the places you’ll go post-grad

May 9, 2018

While the line to pick up caps and gowns snaked through the Cal State Long Beach Bookstore, fear of life post-graduation began to sink in for me. “Holy hell, is this really happening?” was a thought for...

Letter to the Editor: Response to President Conoley

Diane Stumpp

February 11, 2018

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

I was perplexed and perturbed after reading the article in the Feb. 6th issue in the Daily 49er, written by Lauren Martinez, titled "CSULB Academic Senate Discusses Proposed Budget Cuts" which announced that there are no funds for live music for the Class of 2018 Commencement Ceremonies at CSULB.   These are the questions that come to mind, as a proud parent of a Class of 2018 CSULB student:   1) How ...

Letter to the Editor: President Jane Close Conoley Needs to Reinstate the Tradition that is Graduation

Jonathan Garza, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2018

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Life at Cal State Long Beach is pretty good; or at least it was until President Jane Close Conoley announced drastic changes to the commencement ceremonies. Among the changes are plans to move the ceremonies from the Quad to George Allen Field. Conoley told Academic Senate members that budget cuts caused these changes and the school would be saving $100,000. “We have to save money on something and we don’t want...

Commencement Conundrum: Lack of communication leaves students confused

Commencement Conundrum: Lack of communication leaves students confused

February 11, 2018

Less than four months away from 2018 graduation, thousands of Cal State Long Beach seniors were shocked to have the rug pulled out from under them after learning that live music would be cut from the cer...

California State University Board of Trustees discusses employee equity and Graduation Initiative 2025

Gene Kumagai, Contributing Writer

March 25, 2015

Filed under News

The California State University Board of Trustees held the first of two open meetings at the Chancellor’s office Tuesday and unanimously ratified a collective bargaining agreement with university police and discussed CSU policy and programs. At the meeting, Jeff Solomon, an associate of the State University Police Association pushed for support of university police on campuses. “I don’t want the university police...