Tag: commencement

Another year, another graduation venue at LBSU

President Jane Close Conoley told the Daily 49er March 13 this year’s graduation ceremony will now be held at the Jack Rose Track Field.  This poses the question: when was the president planning to inform the graduating class about this location change?

Walk it out

At the dawn of every semester, when everything is overwhelming, and the syllabus looks never ending, I take a deep breath and picture one moment: a cap on my head, sash on my shoulders and diploma in my hand. That image reminds me no matter how difficult the next three[Read More…]

A less than convenient fee

Of all the unnecessary charges I’ve incurred during my time at Cal State Long Beach, none have compared to one I paid last semester during the application process for graduation. It was then that my heart sank, as I realized the university imposes a mandatory fee of $45 just to[Read More…]

President Conoley addresses budget deficit

An $11 million Cal State Long Beach budget deficit may result in an increased availability of online classes, a delay in new renovation projects and a “strategic chilling” of the number of tenure-track hires, according to President Jane Close Conoley. The university is developing ways to mitigate the shortage for[Read More…]

CSULB students respond to commencement changes

Less than two weeks after Cal State Long Beach officials announced that the venue for the 2018 commencement would be moved and music removed, students organized a picketing event. A teary-eyed student projected her emotions into a megaphone Tuesday afternoon as eight fellow protesters stood beside her, displaying signs in[Read More…]

Letter to the Editor: Academic Senate and Commencement

Dear Daily 49er Editorial Board, Thank you for your excellent coverage of the ongoing controversy regarding the changes to  our CSULB commencement ceremonies. As chair of the Academic Senate, I am writing to let you know something you probably already realize: As you felt “a lack of communication between the[Read More…]

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