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President Conoley confirms retirement of Prospector Pete

President Conoley confirms retirement of Prospector Pete

Sahara Barba and Karla Lopez

September 21, 2018

Filed under Campus, News, Showcase, Today

President Jane Close Conoley sent out an email to the campus announcing the official “retirement” of the 51-year-old Prospector Pete mascot Thursday afternoon. “Inclusive excellence is a core...

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla partners with Long Beach State in Ballot Bowl

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla partners with Long Beach State in Ballot Bowl

September 16, 2018

Only 18 percent of American college students voted in the 2014 midterm election, according to statistics compiled by Institute for Democracy & Higher Education. To bolster voter turnout, California Secretary ...

A Daily 49er conversation with President Jane Close Conoley

A Daily 49er conversation with President Jane Close Conoley

James Chow, News Editor

September 12, 2018

Filed under Features, News, Showcase, Today

The Daily 49er sat down with President Jane Close Conoley Wednesday, Sept. 5 to ask her about her ambitions for the new semester and her hopes for the future of the campus. Conoley touched on new housing ...

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...

Long Beach State releases plans for Beach 2030 at annual convocation

Long Beach State releases plans for Beach 2030 at annual convocation

August 24, 2018

In 12 years, Genesis Jara envisions Long Beach State as a campus where students who are in the greatest need, receive the most support.    Jara, Associated Students, Inc. president, imagines an overnight...

Letter to the Editor: Why a CSULB building should be named in Dr. Joe White’s memory

Letter to the Editor: Why a CSULB building should be named in Dr. Joe White’s memory

May 17, 2018

  On April 16, the ASI Senate passed a resolution 21-0-1, commemorating the career of Dr. Joseph L. White and to support the Dr. Joseph L. White’s Legacy Memorial Project. The project proposes t...

Letter to the Editor: Cal State Long Beach President Jane Close Conoley responds

Jane Close Conoley

February 12, 2018

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Last week the Daily 49er wrote an article about the 2018 commencement changes. A quote from me stating that ‘we were the class of 2018 and it (commencement) was a disaster’ was an unfortunate attempt at humor. This phrase, especially when taken out of context, did not in any way reflect my true thoughts and feelings about this year’s ceremonies. For this inaccuracy, I sincerely apologize to students, faculty and staff....

Letter to the Editor: Response to President Conoley

Diane Stumpp

February 11, 2018

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

I was perplexed and perturbed after reading the article in the Feb. 6th issue in the Daily 49er, written by Lauren Martinez, titled "CSULB Academic Senate Discusses Proposed Budget Cuts" which announced that there are no funds for live music for the Class of 2018 Commencement Ceremonies at CSULB.   These are the questions that come to mind, as a proud parent of a Class of 2018 CSULB student:   1) How ...