Newly received or noteworthy information, especially about recent or important events on campus and around Long Beach.

Trustees face uphill battle with budget

The CSU board of trustees discussed its preliminary 2009-2010 budget request Tuesday afternoon and the impacts on Cal State Long Beach before it goes to a vote by the full board of trustees in mid-November. Although lawmakers agreed Tuesday morning that there would be no additional cuts to the state[Read More…]

A compassionate student remembered

 Freshman CSULB student Jacob Alan Hefter, nicknamed “Jake the Snake,” graduated with honors in May 2008 from Palmdale High School and was the valedictorian of his class. He enjoyed playing Guitar Hero, Rock Band and BINGO, eating Cinnamon Toast Crunch and listening to AC/DC. He was also part of the[Read More…]

CollegePostings provides hub for student classifieds, a student-based and student-created posting site allows Cal State Long Beach students to directly buy and sell products to each other for no additional charge. Social networking websites, like MySpace and Facebook, and classified posting sites, like, allow similar interactions between individuals, selling everything from textbooks, to dishwashers,[Read More…]

Textbook rental program proposed to ASI senate

A textbook rental program for Cal State Long Beach was proposed by 49er Shops, Inc. bookstore director Fred Neely at the Associated Students, Inc. Senate meeting Wednesday afternoon. Successful implementation of the rental program, which is projected to begin spring 2009, would result in millions of dollars in savings for[Read More…]

Cole scholars live for music

Eliodoro Vallecillo is 17, the same age his brother was when gang members shot him to death. The freshman music major is attending Cal State Long Beach with a full-ride scholarship from the Cole Scholar program. The Bob Cole Trust donated $16.4 million in March to the Cal State Long[Read More…]

Scholarships aid future filmmakers’ careers

Cal State Long Beach film and electronic art students have been given the opportunity to apply for funding for documentary projects this year. The CSULB Film and Electronic Arts Department received a $35,000 grant for the academic year from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association on July 30 and will be[Read More…]

Parking woes

It’s almost a 50-50 chance, maybe a one-in-two possibility you could wake up in the morning and flip a coin to determine whether or not you’ll get a parking spot when you arrive at Cal State Long Beach. CSULB has sold 20,956 parking permits so far – 20,150 fall semester permits[Read More…]

Students dare to DREAM

 Jesus Iniguez, a Cal State Long Beach student, is handed his diploma; his degree is finally in his hands. The moment is bittersweet as he feels he has accomplished his dream, but knows that many others with the same dream will never have it realized. Iniguez attended CSULB as an[Read More…]

Return of the Cats

Over the summer, coyotes ransacked the simple lives of Cal State Long Beach’s feral cat population, leaving cat carcasses scattered across campus and worried administrators calling for removal of the feral cat population within 40 days. The California Department of Fish and Game investigated the coyote behavior and possible habitat[Read More…]

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