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President Conoley confirms retirement of Prospector Pete

President Conoley confirms retirement of Prospector Pete

Sahara Barba and Karla Lopez

September 21, 2018

Filed under Campus, News, Showcase, Today

President Jane Close Conoley sent out an email to the campus announcing the official “retirement” of the 51-year-old Prospector Pete mascot Thursday afternoon. “Inclusive excellence is a core...

Bike thefts, stalking report and hate crime vandalism

Bike thefts, stalking report and hate crime vandalism

Grant Hermanns, General Assignment Editor

September 20, 2018

Filed under Crime, News, Today

Stalking - A female student arrived at the University Police Department Sept. 13 to file a report that someone was stalking her. The victim told the reporting officers that the subject was repeatedly textin...

Bob Cole Conservatory of Music to host Carolyn Bremer memorial

Bob Cole Conservatory of Music to host Carolyn Bremer memorial

September 19, 2018

A memorial will be held Friday to commemorate Carolyn Bremer, the former associate director of the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music, who died Sunday, Sept. 2. The event, meant to celebrate her life, will...

Lauren Woods halts art installation in response to the termination of UAM Director Kimberli Meyer

Lauren Woods halts art installation in response to the termination of UAM Director Kimberli Meyer

September 19, 2018

In response to the sudden termination of Long Beach State University Art Museum Director Kimberli Meyer on Sept. 11, artist Lauren Woods said she will “pause” her project on police brutality, “America...

Q&A with ASI President Genesis Jara

Q&A with ASI President Genesis Jara

September 19, 2018

After snoozing four different alarms over the course of an hour, Genesis Jara frantically gets dressed and rushes to do her hair — it’s time to get to work. Jara was elected as Associated Students ...

La Raza Student Association to host ‘The Missing 43’  movie screening Wednesday

La Raza Student Association to host ‘The Missing 43’ movie screening Wednesday

September 18, 2018

Four years ago, 43 teaching students from the Mexican town of Ayotzinapa were on their way to a protest in Mexico City Sept. 26 when their bus was intercepted by police. They were taken away and were n...

Alamitos Beach embraces its first Coastal Cleanup Day

Alamitos Beach embraces its first Coastal Cleanup Day

September 17, 2018

The sound of plastic rustling and the ocean swaying filled the ears of volunteers Saturday morning as they swept up the Alamitos Beach seaside in the naked heat for the Long Beach Environmental Allian...

Long Beach State adds cybersecurity minor for fall semester

Long Beach State adds cybersecurity minor for fall semester

September 17, 2018

As society gradually increases its reliance on iPhones, Fitbits, Google Drive and Alexa to get through daily life, the need to secure digital property grows. This fall semester, Long Beach State added c...