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LBSU limits Prospector Pete merch after retirement announcement

LBSU limits Prospector Pete merch after retirement announcement

James Chow, News Editor

October 23, 2018

Filed under Campus, News, Today

Students will soon be seeing a lot less of Prospector Pete in the 49er Shops Bookstore after President Jane Close Conoley announced that the 51-year-old statue is officially retired, Sept. 20. Acc...

LBSU opts to move Prospector Pete statue and get a new mascot

LBSU opts to move Prospector Pete statue and get a new mascot

September 11, 2018

After months of deliberation, the campus community has finally decided to move an iconic statue that students have walked past at Long Beach State for 51 years, in response to a growing argument that Pros...