News

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

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 The Forty-Niner’s older Web site, jokingly referred to by some of the staff as the “Best of 1998” due to its outdated look and inefficient design, will link to the new version but still be available[Read More…]

F. King Alexander discusses plans for his reign

New Cal State Long Beach President F. King Alexander has been listening and learning a lot in his first six months. In his next six months he is planning on doing more. Improving the community atmosphere on campus, doubling the amount of people living on campus, building a new recreation[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…]

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…]

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…]

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