The fox squirrel, native to the Eastern U.S. that most students interact with, took years to eventually migrate to CSULB. Now, they are abundant on campus and have become symbolic to students.
Long Beach State football was once a prominent piece in the sports community, but after sanctions and down years piled up the team was disbanded in 1991.
CSULB is a diverse school, but its past is characterized by racist policies, people and events. Its transformation into a progressive institution is a work in progress, but it has come a long way.
From the simple beginning of parking in a dirt lot to 14,090 paved spots, “Parking has always been a problem.”
Protests have drastically changed at Long Beach State from the 1960s to now. In celebration of the university’s 70th anniversary, the Daily Forty-Niner takes a look at the history of student-led demonstrations at CSULB.
It’s a party at Beach Weekly! Join hosts Hannah Getahun and Perry Continente as they celebrate 70 years of Long Beach State. Tune in to learn more about what you can expect out of the Daily Forty-Niner’s 70th Anniversary special issue and a deep-dive into Perry’s article about the university’s history with racism.
Seventy years ago, the school’s first students attended classes at what was then called Long Beach State College. Special projects editor Hannah Getahun reflects on the university’s history and discusses what you can expect from this week’s special issue.
Join the Daily Forty-Niner on a virtual tour of the public art pieces that scatter the university as a result of the California International Art Symposium that took place at CSULB in 1965.
The once bustling Soroptimist house served as a student union and a place for community gatherings. Now, the historic building will be a 6,000 square-foot alumni center, which is expected to start construction summer 2020.
While athletics has had their ups and downs, the 1990s was a decade where players found success in their respective sports. Volleyball and baseball were two sports that reached their pinnacle during these 10 years.