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

Organizations recruit students at fair

Dancing, juggling, colorful posters, and a giant yellow boat were among the many sights at the Friendship Walk during the Week of Welcome Organizational Fair on Wednesday. About 70 organizations set up booths offering information on what they do and how to join. These booths included clubs for particular hobbies[Read More…]

Global warming prevention bill passed

California legislation has taken the initiative and passed bill AB 32, also known as the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006, on Aug. 31. The bill promotes the fight against global warming by setting a statewide cap on greenhouse gas emissions. The bill promises to reduce California’s global warming[Read More…]

New form of breast cancer discussed

A mass e-mail distributed at the beginning of June 2006 warns women to be on the lookout for an unknown form of breast cancer identified as inflammatory breast cancer (IBC), which prompted numerous inquiries to the American Cancer Society (ACS). “[Mass e-mail surges] are one of those things that come[Read More…]

Parking still causes problems for CSULB

The consensus among students at Cal State Long Beach is that Parking Structure two has helped alleviate the number of cars circling the parking lots but not as much the time it takes to find a parking spot. Ignacio Carrillo, associate director of parking, transportation and event services, said parking[Read More…]

Schwarzenegger goes back to The Beach

Professor Amy Cabrera Rasmussen’s political science 100 classroom discussion about “why you should care about politics” ended prematurely Tuesday morning due to a surprise visit from political guest Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. The university heard Monday night of the governor’s possible arrival and only knew for sure early Tuesday morning that[Read More…]

DataDots can deter thieves

For people who had their bike stolen or held on to their laptop for dear life in fear that it will be stolen, help is on the way. The University Bookstore at Cal State Long Beach will soon be selling a product called DataDots that will allow students to mark[Read More…]

Week of Welcome coming

Cal State Long Beach students can look forward to a week full of events beginning next week as Associated Students Inc. kicks off Week of Welcome. For four days, ASI will be bringing students live entertainment, games, barbeques and giveaways. The first event will be a pep rally on Tuesday[Read More…]

Construction follows students around

Officials at Cal State Long Beach have commissioned several construction projects on campus, which they say they think will improve both aesthetic and practical aspects of going to school. One major task entailed repairing and preventing flood damage to the Social Sciences and Public Administration building (SSPA). The building, which[Read More…]

ASI Senate hears SAAC presentation

Associated Student Inc.’s meeting began Wednesday afternoon with the introduction of the newly-appointed student to the board of trustees, Andrew LaFlamme, by Cal State Long Beach President F. King Alexander. Alexander introduced LaFlamme as another example of a student who works for the student interest. LaFlamme was appointed by Gov.[Read More…]

FDA allows ‘morning-after pill’ over counter

The Food and Drug Administration officially approved the morning-after pill, Thursday to be sold over the counter. Women over the age of 18 can now purchase the drug without a prescription, a victory for women’s advocacy groups. The morning-after pill, also known as Plan B, is a high-dose combination of[Read More…]

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