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A conversation with George H.W. Bush’s former speech writer

A conversation with George H.W. Bush’s former speech writer

December 9, 2018

Craig Smith, a former professor of communication studies at Long Beach State, has had a long, illustrious career crafting and teaching the art of speech. From writing for the late President George H...

Long Beach to move forward with legal defense fund with Vera Institute of Justice

Long Beach to move forward with legal defense fund with Vera Institute of Justice

Bryan Aparicio, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

The Long Beach City Council opted to move forward with a legal defense fund that will establish an agreement between the Safety and Fairness for Everyone Cities Network and the Vera Institute of Justice, a ...

LBSU mourns the death of mathematics professor

LBSU mourns the death of mathematics professor

Kat Schuster, Editor in Chief

November 28, 2018

Filed under Campus, Long Beach, Showcase, Today

This story was updated Nov. 28 at 10:05 p.m. The Nugget Grill and Pub closed early Tuesday after mathematics professor Kent Merryfield lost consciousness and died of cardiac arrest around 2:30 p.m. ...

Professor dies in the Nugget Grill and Pub

Professor dies in the Nugget Grill and Pub

Kat Schuster, Editor in Chief

November 27, 2018

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

Updated: 10:17 p.m. The Nugget Grill and Pub was evacuated and closed after a professor lost consciousness and died in the dining area Tuesday afternoon. Jeff Bliss, executive director of media and digital n...

Freshman physics student dies at hospital late Wednesday night

Freshman physics student dies at hospital late Wednesday night

November 16, 2018

Freshman physics major Eve Khatami died at a hospital 2 a.m. Wednesday night, according to an email sent from the Housing Office at 3:19 p.m. Thursday. Khatami was found in her Los Alamitos Hall d...

The university launches two-day Imagine Beach 2030 online event

The university launches two-day Imagine Beach 2030 online event

November 14, 2018

Posts varying from discourse over the introduction of an e-sports association to the appointment of a giraffe as the new mascot with the hashtag #LongBeachLongNecks filled the feed of users engaged with ...

Results are in from this year’s midterm elections

Results are in from this year’s midterm elections

November 7, 2018

All day, results poured in from all over the state for ballots cast in Tuesday’s midterm election. Items on the ballots included 11 statewide propositions and five measures in Long Beach. Only six of the ...

Beach Weekly: Special election podcast

Beach Weekly: Special election podcast

James Chow and Emma DiMaggio

November 7, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, Multimedia, News, Podcasts, Today

Daily 49er News Editor Emma DiMaggio and Assistant News Editor James Chow discuss the results of the 2018 midterm election. State representatives: 1:13 State propositions: 3:48 Local Long Beach measures:...