Long Beach State’s TAP card program was raised last month from a one-time $5 fee to $40 per semester, an 800% increase per semester. The program, which started in 2010, provides unlimited rides on all Long Beach Transit buses to enrolled LBSU students and faculty and staff members. Loyal LBT[Read More…]
Events hosted by LBSU such as Earth Week allow students a comfortable platform to educate themselves on the seriousness of topics such as climate change and sustainable living.
Students were invited to learn more about earth-conscious living through engaging, interactive booths.
The fashion ‘f’ words, make my skin crawl because of how dirty they are. The words I’m talking about are fast fashion. Fast fashion is mass produced inexpensive clothing that emulates styles that recently hit runway. It is a manipulative industry that throws out new trends way too quickly for[Read More…]
The walls were plastered with water level prediction maps, whiteboards were covered with mapping diagrams and tapping sounds indicated the focused coding of climate hackathon participants at the second annual 24-hour hackathon “Climathon.” The hackathon took place from Friday to Saturday in the Long Beach State Duncan Anderson Design Gallery.[Read More…]
With the new Imagine Beach 2030 initiative commencing in less than a month, university officials are looking at ways to increase sustainable usage on campus, one way being the creation of the Presidential Commission on Sustainability on Sept. 28. The commission’s role will be to help evaluate new technology or[Read More…]
There is no time to waste when it comes to providing sustainable solutions for our actual waste on-campus, at least according to the information provided at Green Games, an eco-friendly event held at the Speaker’s Platform Tuesday. The environmentally charged event provided students with a variety of interactive mini-games highlighting[Read More…]
College life, for many, includes living a rather fast-paced lifestyle, one devoid of what may be perceived as time-consuming — home cooking. According to an article by Roberto Ferdman for The Washington Post, the cause for the diminishment of the home-cooked meal is “the fact that people simply don’t have[Read More…]
Students walking by The Nugget Pub and Grill this semester may have noticed leafy greens and vegetables sprouting from white, towering pillars. This new installment isn’t just for looks, the 20 new hydroponic systems will soon provide fresh produce to students and staff at Long Beach State. Produce grown from[Read More…]
Forget that can of ravioli, at-risk students who use the Beach Pantry now have access to fresh and organic vegetables — grown right here at Cal State Long Beach. The Grow Beach Organic Garden completed its first harvest of the semester last week as campus farmers who rent these plots[Read More…]