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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 ...

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 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 ...

Gov. Newsom delivers first State of the State Address

Gov. Newsom delivers first State of the State Address

Brelio Lozano, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019

Filed under Events, Long Beach, News, Today

California Gov. Gavin Newsom delivered his first State of the State address to a joint session of the legislature at the state capitol in Sacramento Wednesday. “It was just over four weeks ago that I st...

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...

LBSU Shark Lab to analyze illegally obtained shark jaws for research.

LBSU Shark Lab to analyze illegally obtained shark jaws for research.

Nikki Nelsen, News Assistant

February 13, 2019

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

The Long Beach State Shark Lab plans to donate close to 5,000 illegally obtained shark jaws to schools and museums for research and education. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service contacted the Shark Lab in June 2...

Residents plead for animal adoption changes

Residents plead for animal adoption changes

Brelio Lozano, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

The Long Beach City Council was marred by a group of impassioned residents who pleaded to the board to make changes to the Long Beach animal adoption policy during Tuesday’s meeting. Advocates for the ...

ASI unveils website for LBSU mascot search

ASI unveils website for LBSU mascot search

February 10, 2019

Long Beach State students can officially submit ideas for a new mascot to replace Prospector Pete. Associated Students Inc. launched a website Feb. 11 at 8 a.m. to  encourage “students, alumni, facult...