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Higher education comes at too high a cost for many lower class Americans, and it’s only getting worse

Higher education comes at too high a cost for many lower class Americans, and it’s only getting worse

February 18, 2018

Growing up underprivileged in today’s society is hard — just ask any of the 12.7 percent of individuals that live below the poverty line in America as of 2017. But what’s even more taxing and seemingly ...

NPR host Tavis Smiley visits CSULB to weigh in on higher education

NPR host Tavis Smiley visits CSULB to weigh in on higher education

November 5, 2017

Although there is no quick solution to dissolving barriers within higher education, Tavis Smiley and five panelists attempted to examine the root of problems like access, retention and graduation rates...

CSULB students considering teaching can learn more at Education Week

CSULB students considering teaching can learn more at Education Week

March 24, 2015

Tucked away in the north end of campus and in the back of most students’ minds is the College of Education. The College of Education is hosting Education Week at California State University, Long...

Tenured professors are vital to student education at CSULB

Jacob Yungman, Contributing Writer

March 3, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinions

  From meeting fellow peers who are passionate about their studies and social lives to gaining lifelong skills in extracurricular activities like the Model United Nations, students’ experiences throughout their years in college often shape them into new people. However, the most influential part of any student’s university career is the professors. When I took contemporary politics during my freshman year...

CSU Chancellor Timothy White talked about the drought of bachelor’s degrees in California

Ariana Sawyer, Opinions Editor

February 15, 2015

Filed under News

Water isn’t the only thing California is running out of, according to California State University Chancellor Timothy White in a virtual press conference Friday afternoon. “California is also facing an equally devastating drought, and that is the number of people in California who have a bachelor's degree,” White said. In ten years, the state of California will be 1 million degrees short of sustaining its economy,...