Daily 49er

Daily 49er hires new editor in chief

Paige Pelonis, editor in chief     

April 20, 2015

Filed under Campus, News, Today

On a warm April night, a handful of staff members from the Daily 49er sat around tossing out adjectives, waiting for one to land. They laughed while trying to come up with the best description of a friend and team member who will soon be their new leader. A quiet student with an eye for newspaper design, senior journalism major Greg Diaz, 31, will soon take over as editor in chief at the Daily 49er. “A man of mystery,...

CSULB to host 43rd annual Psych Day

Michelle Vazquez, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

President Jane Close Conoley’s husband, Dr. Collie Conoley, will speak on the effect of positive emotions at California State University, Long Beach’s Psych Day Thursday. The Psychology Student Association and Psi Chi Honor Society of California State University, Long Beach will host the 43rd annual, Psych Day event from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dr. Conoley is a professor of counseling, clinical and school psychology at...

Honor society reactivates at CSULB

Madison Moore, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

An honor society for international education that began at California State University, Long Beach is finding its way back home. CSULB founded Phi Beta Delta, the first honor society dedicated to recognizing scholarly achievement in international education, in 1986. The Alpha Chapter is reactivating the honor society for students, staff and faculty after being absent for a number of years, according to Colette Redden, the...

Baby shark season hits the Southern California coast

April 15, 2015

Surfers and beachgoers may find unexpected company in the ocean this season — and the new friends have about six fins and 50 rows of teeth. Baby Shark Season has officially begun off the Southern...

Rape backlogs and women in literature: A CSULB Woman’s Research Colloquium

Elexis deLeon-Bryant, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

The world of monstrous women in literature and rape kit backlogs will interface at the Women’s Research Colloquium on Thursday. The colloquium will feature two presenters: Dr. Bonnie Gasior from the Department of Romance, German, Russian Languages and Literatures and Dr. Courtney Ahrens from the Department of Psychology according to the event invitation. Gasior will present “Monstrous Women in the Literary World...

CSULB Recreation and leisure students receive internship opportunities with the Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine facilities.

Gene Kumagai, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2015

Filed under Campus, Long Beach, News

There are about 190 CSULB students majoring in recreation and leisure studies, each of whom is required to log at least 400 hours of internship experience in order to graduate. “We are definitely not guaranteed an internship, so when I got accepted into mine it was like a huge weight lifted from my shoulders,” Joanna Montoya, a senior recreation and leisure studies major said. Montoya said that the 1,000 hours she...

CSULB addresses state-wide drought

Amy Patton, News Editor

April 15, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Come summertime, Facilities Management will convert former grass lawns into drought resistant landscapes. Facilities Management selected six specific sites for grass removal because they are on perimeter areas of campus and are not “high student use areas,” Brian McKinnon, the Facilities Management manager for grounds and landscaping, said. “[The lawns] are mostly drive-by, visual, and they’re spaces we have...

Honor society reactivates at CSULB

Madison Moore, Contributing Writer

April 14, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

An honor society for international education that began at California State University, Long Beach is finding its way back home. CSULB founded Phi Beta Delta, the first honor society dedicated to recognizing scholarly achievement in international education, in 1986. The Alpha Chapter is reactivating the honor society for students, staff and faculty after being absent for a number of years, according to Colette Redden, the...