Luk-Mattew Phanbandith is the first in his family to graduate and has worked hard for his graduation to be an achievement he can call his own.
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With CSULB’s commencement ceremony less than six weeks away, many students have begun to lose hope in the 2023 graduating class’ fight for a traditional ceremony due to the unwavering administration.
Students gathered outside Brotman Hall to protest their spring commencement after another graduating class was denied a traditional ceremony for the third year in a row.
Long Beach State graduate student Jazmin Arellano discusses her thoughts on graduate school and the low number of Latino master’s degree holders.
To be educated is a privilege that first-generation students worked relentlessly for.
Navigating college is hard enough, but these three students are the first in their family to do so. They hope to be an inspiration to their family members and others who come from a similar background.
The road through college isn’t always an easy one, but there is hope at the end of the tunnel.