Author: snoadmin

Canseco playing baseball again – in Long Beach

He’s back. Jose Canseco is playing baseball again. Not for any Major League Baseball team or any minor league team affiliated with MLB, but for Long Beach’s own independent team, the Armada. The former MLB all-star, and recently notable for his book, “Juiced: Rampant Roids, Smash Hits and How Baseball[Read More…]

New Beach students SOAR through

By the beginning of the fall semester, nearly 8,000 incoming students will have passed through Student Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR). About 250 of these students attended Saturday’s day-long program. SOAR is a program within Student Transition and Retention Services (STARS). The program is designed to acquaint incoming freshmen and[Read More…]

Answers for L.B. bird deaths still up in the air

It is a site of complete horror for anyone who has witnessed the recent deaths of hundreds of baby terns washing up on Long Beach’s shores, some only days old. Why is this suddenly happening? Investigations are being held by several authorities, including the California Department of Fish and Game[Read More…]

ASI President gets her man

A few months ago, Mekonnen Garedew and ASI President Shefali Mistry were just casual friends. Today, Garedew is Mistry’s new chief-of-staff. In a laid-back Associated Students Inc. senate meeting, which featured more laughing than debate, the senate unanimously approved Mistry’s nomination, Garedew, to be the chief-of-staff to the president. The[Read More…]

49er track duo helps Team USA dominate

Long Beach State track and field members Chris Richardson and John Tremidara contributed to the dominance of Team USA in the 2006 North American, Central American, Caribbean (NACAC) U-23 Track and Field Championships, at the Pan-American Stadium, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic last weekend. Richardson, the All-American and 2006 Big[Read More…]

CSULB chosen for site of SoCal news council

Cal State Long Beach has been named the temporary home base for the Southern California News Council with Journalism Department Chairman William Babcock named the council’s first executive director. The news council, which will cover media outlets from Santa Barbara to the southern U.S. border, will investigate issues of accuracy,[Read More…]

Former Dirtbag pitches older brother off team

It’s only business when a ballplayer gets replaced on a major league roster, but it is not often when a player replaces his older brother. What most baseball analysts and fans thought to be a much-needed move actually took place on June 30, when the Angels designated right-handed pitcher Jeff[Read More…]

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