Newly received or noteworthy information, especially about recent or important events on campus and around Long Beach.

University Police upgrade

 While walking on your way to class, you may have crossed paths with a University Police officer on the department’s new T3 “personal mobility vehicle.”   “Our Chief nicknamed it R2D2,” University Police Capt. Fernando Solorzano said. While University Police say the $7,000 T3 purchased for the department by CSULB[Read More…]

Recycling center helps LB go green

Associated Students, Inc.’s Recycling Center has accomplished significant carbon dioxide emission reductions by providing recycling services for the CSULB and Long Beach communities. Over a year span, the center recycled 1.7 million pounds of material. Center coordinator Lee Johnson compared the center’s green house gas reductions to a year-long removal[Read More…]

Accident in front of Foundation building

A female student was hit by a Toyota on Thursday while walking in front of the Cal State Long Beach Foundation building around 8:35 a.m. The driver said she was driving east on State University Drive when she stopped at the stop sign at Deukmejian Way, according to Stan Skipworth,[Read More…]

Schwarzenegger signs California budget

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed the California budget Tuesday, 85 days after the beginning of the fiscal year. The Associated Press reported the signing of the $145-billion budget was delayed by “three months of debate over tax increases” and disagreements over how to close California’s $15.2 billion deficit. The final budget[Read More…]

On-campus associations prepare for Palin appearance

Several groups on campus plan to protest at Sarah Palin’s upcoming GOP fundraiser and rally appearances in Orange County. “Our goal is to bring awareness to women about Sarah Palin,” said Yvonne Moore, a coordinator of the protest.  “Our main opposition to her stems from her stance on feminist health[Read More…]

Forum to discuss U.S. international military involvement

Student and teacher peace activists anticipate discussions on international warfare at a peace rally to be  held in the University Student Union Ballroom on Wednesday, Oct 1. The rally’s theme, “War Is Expensive, Peace is Priceless” sparked involvement from different on-campus organizations such as Campus Progressives, Peace Studies Program, Women’s[Read More…]

ASI names new USU at-large representative

The Associate Students, Inc. Senate confirmed Vince Marin as the new at-large representative for the University Student Union board of trustees at the senate meeting Wednesday. ASI voted 8-2 in favor of the appointment, despite voiced concern regarding Marin’s current employment as building manager for the University Student Union.  Some[Read More…]

Trustees face uphill battle with budget

The CSU board of trustees discussed its preliminary 2009-2010 budget request Tuesday afternoon and the impacts on Cal State Long Beach before it goes to a vote by the full board of trustees in mid-November. Although lawmakers agreed Tuesday morning that there would be no additional cuts to the state[Read More…]

A compassionate student remembered

 Freshman CSULB student Jacob Alan Hefter, nicknamed “Jake the Snake,” graduated with honors in May 2008 from Palmdale High School and was the valedictorian of his class. He enjoyed playing Guitar Hero, Rock Band and BINGO, eating Cinnamon Toast Crunch and listening to AC/DC. He was also part of the[Read More…]

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