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

AAC assist students for graduation

The Academic Advising Center (AAC), located next to the University Library, has moved to the Steve and Nini Horn Center due to library construction. It will continue to provide services to Cal State Long Beach students. While students are aware of the center, only a few can identify all of[Read More…]

The Beach suffers power shortages

Cal State Long Beach has recently endured two power outages, something that has not occurred for several years, according to Scott Charmack, Associate Vice-President for Physical Planning and Facilities Management at CSULB. He acknowledged that power outages can occur in a myriad of ways, but CSULB is quite prepared for[Read More…]

Employers check MySpace profiles regularly

It’s not even noon yet, and Hillary McKenna a senior majoring in journalism, is not only trying to finish her reading and get ready for work, but she is checking her MySpace messages simultaneously on her Sidekick. “I’m on MySpace constantly,” McKenna said. “It helps me plan out my day[Read More…]

Male nursing students increase at CSULB

Despite stereotypes of male nurses, male enrollment in the nursing program at Cal State Long Beach has increased. According to Loucine Huckabay, director and professor of the nursing program, the increase in enrollment is because of diminishing stereotypes and the opportunities offered by the nursing program. Huckabay said the stereotype[Read More…]

Children enjoy fun activities at 49er Camp

While it may seem the Cal State Long Beach campus is emptier and quieter during the summer sessions, the sound of children playing sports, swimming and otherwise enjoying the summer fills lower campus where 49er Camp is held daily Monday through Friday in the campus physical education areas. Swimming, golf,[Read More…]

Forty-Niner staff introduces new Web site

The Daily Forty-Niner unveiled last week its re-designed Web site, now located at www.Daily49er.com. The Forty-Niner’s older Web site, jokingly referred to by some of the staff as the “Best of 1998” due to its outdated look and inefficient design, will link to the new version but still be available[Read More…]

Organic foods crop up on campus

Shortly after spring break 2006, organic foods were introduced in the 49er Shops around campus, offering students new meal and snack choices. Sites that offering the new foods include the Outpost, the University Bookstore, the Beach Hut and the food plaza on upper campus, according to Patti Gray, the director[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…]

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…]

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