Daily 49er

No. 1 Long Beach State headed to Big West Championship

Zackery Handy, Staff Writer

April 21, 2018

Filed under Men's Sports, Men's Volleyball, Sports, Today

Three methodical steps, a jump and a thunderous swing of the right arm unleashed a 65 mph rocket serve from Long Beach State junior outside hitter TJ DeFalco, leaving opposing libero Emmett Enriques stuck like a deer in headlights as the ball would bite him in the shoulder and shoot into the crowd for a service ace. DeFalco would end the night with a match high four service aces to go along with his nine kills, three digs...

CSULB Green Generation Mixer draws hundreds

CSULB Green Generation Mixer draws hundreds

April 20, 2018

In an evening filled with dancing, beer and go-green enthusiasm, hundreds of Long Beach community and campus members gathered Thursday evening to celebrate Earth Week at Cal State Long Beach. The se...

CSULB hosts Danny Trejo and Scott Budnick to talk about incarceration

CSULB hosts Danny Trejo and Scott Budnick to talk about incarceration

Wayne Camp, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018

Filed under Events, News, Today

Before actor Danny Trejo was “Machete,” he was a foreman who spent the better part of a decade in and out of jail. On April 23, he and two other keynote speakers will tell the stories of their l...

CSULB Student Health Services hosts cannabis informational

CSULB Student Health Services hosts cannabis informational

April 18, 2018

All perspectives on the longstanding cannabis debate converged Wednesday as experts and advocates came together to discuss the green debacle. The event took place in Room 303 of the University Student Union...

Complete Guide for first Big West Tournament

Zackery Handy, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018

Filed under Men's Sports, Men's Volleyball, Sports, Today

The Big West men’s volleyball programs have been competing in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation since 1992. But the Big West Conference did not recognize volleyball as a conference sport until May 31 2016, when Big West commissioner Dennis Farrell announced that men’s volleyball would become the 18th sponsored sport starting in the 2018 season. The inaugural Big West season has been highlighted by Long Beach Stat...

Long Beach City Council approves styrofoam ban from restaurants

Long Beach City Council approves styrofoam ban from restaurants

Grant Hermanns, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

After months of deliberation on how to combat pollution, the Long Beach City Council voted Tuesday to approve an ordinance banning the use of polystyrene in food packaging. The ordinance, which targets single-use cont...

ASI addresses racism at Cal Poly SLO

ASI addresses racism at Cal Poly SLO

April 18, 2018

Students were outraged at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo two weeks ago when a fraternity was exposed for one member wearing “blackface” at a party. This week, flyers were found by a SLO professor targeting...

Long Beach State dealing with a trio of Tommy John surgeries

Long Beach State dealing with a trio of Tommy John surgeries

April 18, 2018

Although Tommy John surgery has become almost a routine medical procedure for pitchers in high-level baseball, to have three cases affect a team in the same season is less common. That is what the Long B...