Daily 49er

The American Indian Student Council speaks out against Prospector Pete

The American Indian Student Council speaks out against Prospector Pete

February 28, 2018

    Silence fell over the Associated Students Senate Wednesday as a member of the American Indian Student Council spoke up against mascot Prospector Pete. Miztlayolxochitl Aguilera, a so...

Senators wish to say goodbye to Prospector Pete to disassociate from the Gold Rush era

Senators wish to say goodbye to Prospector Pete to disassociate from the Gold Rush era

February 21, 2018

The Prospector Pete mascot was the topic of debate at this week’s Associated Students Inc. Senate meeting Wednesday. According to ASI senators, indigenous students have been fighting for the school to...

Raising awareness of Native American history

Raising awareness of Native American history

November 5, 2017

Outside Liberal Arts 5, the Prospector Pete statue will be blindfolded this week as part of Native American Heritage Month. The public visual display dubbed "Blind to History" will be put on by the Americ...

CSULB Huddle adds to the discussion surrounding Prospector Pete controversy

CSULB Huddle adds to the discussion surrounding Prospector Pete controversy

October 22, 2017

A total of 13 women filled the couches of the Women’s and Gender Equity Center on Thursday in order to discuss mascot Prospector Pete, what he embodied during the gold rush era and how to contextualize his presence on campus. The discussion was hosted by campus organizatio...

CSUF student goes to ASI meeting asking student government for help against hate speech

CSUF student goes to ASI meeting asking student government for help against hate speech

September 27, 2017

Hate Speech To combat hate speech within California State Universities and protest alt-right commentator Milo Yiannopoulos’ roundup of campus visits, a Cal State Fullerton student came to the Asso...

What’s going on with the posters near Prospector Pete?

What’s going on with the posters near Prospector Pete?

September 24, 2017

On the walls of Liberal Arts 5, yellow posters pile up like tiles a few feet behind Prospector Pete. The famous 49er mascot, which has recently been a topic of contention among members of the campus community, was eclipsed by the colorful pieces of paper that read "I appreciate and respect you." Las...

CSULB mascot Prospector Pete continues to cause debate

CSULB mascot Prospector Pete continues to cause debate

September 13, 2017

As confederate monuments on college campuses across the country have become a topic of heated debate, Cal State Long Beach University’s mascot Prospector Pete has come under scrutiny by members of t...