Every Cal State Long Beach student with a car has their own way of dealing with parking. Some drivers will arrive early enough to find a coveted spot in one of the three structures on campus; others will arrive minutes before high-traffic hour hits campus, hoping for an open spot[Read More…]
Editorials are the opinion of the 49er Editorial Board as a whole.
After a presidential campaign which may have seemed like an eternity for many, the time has come to elect a new commander-in-chief, the latest guardian of economy. Ladies and gents, it’s time to vote for a 45th United States president. Yet, with Election Day coming up this week, there are[Read More…]
Students and faculty alike have criticized Cal State Long Beach administration and police for a lack of transparency after various controversial incidents this semester. In the last month, the Daily 49er has made numerous records requests that have gone unfulfilled – characteristic of the recent complaints. A student either “held”[Read More…]
Valentine’s day is on Sunday, and although the Daily 49er staff will be busy producing Monday’s issue of the paper in its suffocating, air conditioner-less newsroom, some of its editors will make time to celebrate the occasion with their special someones. The rest will wallow in their loneliness and pretend[Read More…]
When you Google “number of…” today, the top three search options are “number of school shootings in 2015,” “number of guns in the U.S.” and “number of allowances.” Nearly everyday this year there has been a mass shooting, according to shootingtracker.com. Mass shootings, or massacres, are defined as the “savage[Read More…]
Let’s be clear on one thing; there shouldn’t be anyone left that thinks smoking is good for them. We no longer live in an age where we can claim ignorance. But that also means that the people who smoke tobacco are consciously making a choice against healthy habits. Yet next[Read More…]
From 1941 to 1945, around six million Jewish people were systematically wiped out in one of the greatest tragedies ever to mar the history of human existence. This is genocide. Earlier, in 1915, the Ottoman and then Turkish governments and their supporters sought to eradicate the Armenian people, managing to[Read More…]
$99 million could be raised if students vote “yes” on Wednesday and Thursday during the University Student Union Referendum. Associated Students Inc. is not administering the USU Referendum; technically, it is a special university election that will be facilitated by the university at the request of ASI, Assistant Dean of[Read More…]
If you are a competent adult, as defined, you could have the right to make the informed decision to kill yourself – legally. Although the U.S. rid itself of the criminalization of suicide decades ago, there has been no softening of the stigma associated with the act of taking one’s[Read More…]
Do we support the presentations that Students for Quality Education has asked to give regarding the upcoming USU fee referendum?
Ultimately, yes. However, we would prefer to see SQE find a better time and place for these presentations. In light of the fact that Associated Students, Inc. surveyed our student body last semester and found that 80 percent of students are satisfied with the USU as it is today, we[Read More…]