With the announcement of a new shark mascot, the 49er Shops will be unveiling a collection of new shark merchandise within the next year, according to school officials.
On Wednesday night President Conoley tweeted, “Actually we are not the Sharks…”
After a student referendum and over 10,000 votes from the campus and Long Beach community, the 49ers and Prospector Pete have officially been replaced.
The final round of votes in early May will determine the university’s new identity.
As the mascot man-hunt draws to a conclusion, the campus community is to choose between six unique and interesting ideas.
LBSU presents final six candidates for mascot search.
We need a new mascot, we don’t need a new mascot. I’ll solve the problem; how about no mascot? Associated Students Inc. launched its web-based mascot search Monday morning, and I’m sure they’ll receive a ton of serious ideas ranging from escalators to mummies. All memes aside, this raises a[Read More…]
For a special 10th edition in the news roundup, this podcast delves into all things related to the Long Beach State mascot, or lack thereof. Beach Weekly host James Chow interviews reporters Perry Continente, Rachel Barnes and Paula Kiley, who helped cover and contribute to the new mascot conversation. While Continente[Read More…]
The night before the Imagine Beach 2030 online event, two students made their way across campus with a roll of tape and a stack of flyers with “Giraffe 4 Mascot” in bold, black lettering. By morning, over 50 pink and blue flyers were posted throughout campus calling for the giraffe[Read More…]