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

Coalition takes it to the Capitol to fight tuition increases

Student and parent volunteers at 30 California State University and University of California campuses are coming together to push Assembly Bill 2372, the College Affordability Act of 2008. California Assembly member Joe Coto (D-San Jose) authored the bill that would freeze tuition for college students in the CSU and UC[Read More…]

Internship week has government job seminar

The Internship for the Government, hosted by the Career Development Center on Wednesday, described the importance and demands in getting an internship for the federal government. Internships “give you an opportunity to see if this is something you want to do … it may look good on the outside, but[Read More…]

To go to war or not to go to war

The Cal State Long Beach Anthropology Department held a debate last Wednesday in the Karl Anatol Center that had Long Beach community members, CSULB students, staff and faculty participate in what is one of the larger current debates with the war in Iraq. The debate, called “Anthropology Goes to War,”[Read More…]

U got a problem?

Students at Cal State Long Beach are organizing a protest before and during the Associated Students, Inc.-sponsored Ludacris concert on Saturday to demonstrate against the rapper they believe has offensive lyrics. “His lyrics are misogynistic, racist, homophobic, they glamorize capitalism and overconsumption, and promote violence against women,” said Marina Wood,[Read More…]

Rwandan genocide survivor: ‘Don’t give up on peace’

Rwandan survivor Immaculée Ilibagiza introduced her book “Left to Tell” that describes her three-month survival of the genocide in Rwanda as part of The President’s Forum on International Human Rights in the University Student Union Tuesday. To escape oppression and death because of her Tutsi title, Ilibagiza went into hiding[Read More…]

CSU students debate about war in Iraq

Some students from different California State Universities said the war in the Middle East is teetering on the brink of a political breakdown and no end is in sight for the “War on Terror.” “I just want our soldiers home,” said Doris Leung, a film media major at Cal State[Read More…]

CSULB mourns the loss of two students – Angela Reyes

Descartes’ famous phrase, “Cogito ergo sum,” which means “I think, therefore I am,” was decaled on Angela Reyes’ back windshield. Family and friends said this was a quotation Reyes lived by. “Angela worked harder than anybody I have ever seen in my entire life,” said Stefanie Katz, a close friend[Read More…]

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