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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 ...

Letter to the Editor: President Jane Close Conoley Needs to Reinstate the Tradition that is Graduation

Jonathan Garza, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2018

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Life at Cal State Long Beach is pretty good; or at least it was until President Jane Close Conoley announced drastic changes to the commencement ceremonies. Among the changes are plans to move the ceremonies from the Quad to George Allen Field. Conoley told Academic Senate members that budget cuts caused these changes and the school would be saving $100,000. “We have to save money on something and we don’t want...

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 Academic Senate discusses proposed budget cuts with Jane Close Conoley

Lauren Martinez, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018

Filed under Campus, CSU, Long Beach, News, Today

Members of the Academic Senate gathered with President Jane Close Conoley Thursday to discuss what a limited fiscal budget could mean for students and faculty. “I don’t see that we’ll be cutting, as much as we’ll be slowing down a lot of stuff,” Conoley said. “Most of our money is in salaries, so it’s going to be, who do we get to hire?” Items such as resurfacing the parking lot and reducing costs at c...

CSU Board of Trustees talk of another potential tuition increase

CSU Board of Trustees talk of another potential tuition increase

James Chow, Assistant News Editor

November 8, 2017

Filed under CSU, News, Today

For several hours Tuesday afternoon, a 25-member board of trustees sat at the round tables in the Cal State University Chancellor’s Office to deliberate on an operating budget plan, which could potent...

Bathroom vandalism and campus theft at CSULB

Bathroom vandalism and campus theft at CSULB

Payton Cōplin, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017

Filed under Campus, Crime, News, Today

Property theft - The University Police Department responded to a call for assistance at 11 a.m. Oct. 6 when a student reported their bike stolen from the Beachside dorms. The bike is described as a red ...