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Four-year graduation tracks aren’t realistic for everyone

Four-year graduation tracks aren’t realistic for everyone

October 9, 2018

Growing up, my parents and teachers always told me that a bachelor’s degree should be completed within a four-year time frame. Attend all your classes, study hard, ace your tests and finish in four y...

CSULB class of 2018 first to experience graduation at intramural fields

CSULB class of 2018 first to experience graduation at intramural fields

May 28, 2018

Adorned with sashes, decorated caps and black gowns, the graduating class of 2018 walked a long path to the intramural fields last week. For many, receiving their diploma was the last stage in their col...

Walk it out

Walk it out

Lauren Martinez, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Today

At the dawn of every semester, when everything is overwhelming, and the syllabus looks never ending, I take a deep breath and picture one moment: a cap on my head, sash on my shoulders and diploma in ...

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...

A less than convenient fee

A less than convenient fee

May 2, 2018

Of all the unnecessary charges I’ve incurred during my time at Cal State Long Beach, none have compared to one I paid last semester during the application process for graduation. It was then that my...

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...

CSULB brings the music back to commencement

CSULB brings the music back to commencement

February 11, 2018

After receiving backlash from students over the decision to cut live music and move the location of the Cal State Long Beach commencement ceremony, President Jane Close Conoley issued a statement on t...

Students rally online against CSULB’s 2018 commencement changes

Students rally online against CSULB’s 2018 commencement changes

February 8, 2018

Two days following the news that Cal State Long Beach’s commencement would be moving from the Central Quad to George Allen Field and go without live music due to budget cuts, over a thousand students had alrea...