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Long Beach housing crisis on the rise

Sarah Vehrs, Assistant News Editor

February 7, 2018

Filed under Campus, Long Beach, News, Today

As California’s economy continues to rise, the cost of living in Long Beach has steadily increased by 30 percent over the past three years. According to Housing Long Beach representative Benyamin Chao, in a major city where 60 percent of residents rent, this creates major problems for the community. According to Assembly Republican Leader Chad Mayes, poverty in California is the state’s number one issue because it ...

Feed a Need aids food insecure students at CSULB

Feed a Need aids food insecure students at CSULB

January 31, 2018

Four months ago, homeless graduate student Imani Moses slept in her small sedan off-campus — she is one of the many students who knows what it’s like to go to sleep on an empty stomach. “It is...

Hungry and homeless students receive aid at CSULB

Hungry and homeless students receive aid at CSULB

October 24, 2017

After exhausting all financial options, several students resort to sleeping in their cars, skipping meals, couch surfing or even sleeping on the streets. One in five students are in need of food, and one...