As the death toll of vape related illnesses rises, many question the federal government’s passion for e-cigarettes and apathy for AR-15s.
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The newsroom shares their connections and predictions about the premiere of the last season.
At Friday prayer, I feel protected, I feel calmed by the silence of prayer, but above all I feel at peace. However, when I attended Friday prayer last week, the tranquility I typically experience during prayer was replaced by grief, anger and fear.
When the word ‘tragedy’ is mentioned, people’s initial reaction is to think ethnocentrically. In reality, tragedy has been no stranger to any culture, nor has it been selective.
After decades of back and forth deliberation on what to do about Prospector Pete, Long Beach State President Jane Close Conoley announced Sept. 21 that the university would finally retire the 51-year-old mascot from his perch between Liberal Arts 4 and 5. The reactions have been strong on both sides[Read More…]
Ready or not, here we are — the start of a new school year. For freshman and new transfers at Long Beach State, the first week can be a little jarring. You may struggle to find a parking spot, afford textbooks or get lost the first day of classes. The[Read More…]
Since the Feb. 14 shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, both sides of the aisle have dug into their respective corners, calling for legislative changes. The national conversation has trotted out the usual talking points: mental health, various bans on various weapons and violent video[Read More…]
Walking into the University Bookstore, one may expect to find a simple, school spirited garment. Instead they find a head-splitting multitude of clashing logos, mascots, school names and designs. Looking for a school-representing T-shirt in there is like digging through the sales pile at Ross. This is only a symptom[Read More…]
Less than four months away from 2018 graduation, thousands of Cal State Long Beach seniors were shocked to have the rug pulled out from under them after learning that live music would be cut from the ceremony and the original venue would be moved. When the changes to the 2018[Read More…]