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Senators wish to say goodbye to Prospector Pete to disassociate from the Gold Rush era

Senators wish to say goodbye to Prospector Pete to disassociate from the Gold Rush era

February 21, 2018

The Prospector Pete mascot was the topic of debate at this week’s Associated Students Inc. Senate meeting Wednesday. According to ASI senators, indigenous students have been fighting for the school to...

Raising awareness of Native American history

Raising awareness of Native American history

November 5, 2017

Outside Liberal Arts 5, the Prospector Pete statue will be blindfolded this week as part of Native American Heritage Month. The public visual display dubbed "Blind to History" will be put on by the Americ...

Long Beach replaces Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Long Beach replaces Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day

October 4, 2017

The decision to adopt Indigenous Peoples' day in lieu of Columbus day was met with cheer and applause from the crowd at the Long Beach City Council meeting Tuesday night. The newly dubbed holiday will b...