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Activists debate abortion law at ASI senate meeting

Activists debate abortion law at ASI senate meeting

Perry Continente, Assistant News Editor

February 20, 2019

Filed under Campus, Events, Long Beach, News, Showcase, Today

Students, alumni and advocates packed and overflowed the Associated Students Inc. Senate chambers on Wednesday to voice support or opposition for Senate Bill 24, which would require all University of California and California State Universities to provide medically induced abortions ...

Face of VR makes visit to LBSU

Face of VR makes visit to LBSU

February 20, 2019

The former face of the virtual world has come back to his old reality as Palmer Luckey, co-founder of Oculus, paid a short visit back to Long Beach State. Luckey spoke to a journalism class about his...

Long Beach City Council to extend Scooter Pilot Program

Long Beach City Council to extend Scooter Pilot Program

February 20, 2019

Long Beach’s Scooter Pilot Program will be extended another six months as the city council plans to look into a more permanent program. The council voted 8-0 Tuesday among support from residents. ...

LBSU’s construction management department places third in competition

LBSU’s construction management department places third in competition

Saad Kazi, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019

Filed under Campus, CSU, Features, News, Showcase, Today

Long Beach State’s construction management department placed third in the Concrete Solutions category at  the 2019 Associate Schools of Construction Student Competition in Sparks, Nevada Feb. 6-9. ...

LBSU named an ‘economic powerhouse’

LBSU named an ‘economic powerhouse’

February 18, 2019

A new report found that Long Beach State University has a $1.53 billion impact on local economies. Beacon Economics, an independent research and consulting firm, conducted the study as a way to measure ...

Influenza claims two lives in Long Beach

Influenza claims two lives in Long Beach

February 17, 2019

There have been two influenza related deaths in the 2018-19 flu season, according a press release from the city of Long Beach Monday. The individuals both had underlying health conditions, but the City...

Students are turning to spirituality instead of religion

Students are turning to spirituality instead of religion

February 17, 2019

Self-identifying as “spiritual” rather than religious is a trend that’s on the rise among college students according to a recent study. Identifying as spiritual is defined by the Merriam-Webster dicti...

LBSU water fill stations receive regular maintenance

LBSU water fill stations receive regular maintenance

Sol Mendez, Contributing Writer

February 17, 2019

Filed under Campus, News, Showcase, Today

When a chemistry professor and a couple students tested campus water stations due to concerns over the water condition last year, Long Beach State found itself shutting off campus water fountains due ...