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Opinion: Assessment tests better prepares students for university level classes

In compliance with legislation AB-705 California community colleges aren’t requiring newly enrolled students to take an assessment test, which measured a student’s level in math, english, and reading before registering.

Opinion: ASB needs to properly represent students during LGBTQ+ month

ASB has taken it upon themselves to dedicate the month of April to the LGBTQ+ community, however, there is an obvious disconnect between ASB and students regarding their decision to celebrate LGBTQ+...

Board Editorial: Students should be required to learn about financial literacy

LBCC should require its students to take financial literacy classes to help them better manage their money. During college years, students can face many financial burdens from facing...

Letter to the Editor: Many working single parents do not qualify for the care...

I read the article "LBCC provides support for single parents" and I felt the need to respond to the article.  I am a recent student from LBCC I have...

Letter to the Editor: The lactation room at LBCC doesn’t meet the minimum legal...

As a Long Beach City College student, and a parent, I was pleased to see the Viking News sharing resources available to parenting students on campus through Sabriyya Ghanizada’s article last week, but...

Opinion: Informing LBCC women about the negative effects of hormonal birth control

Hormonal birth control is harmful for women, especially being that college-aged women are among the great percentage to use contraceptives. Synthetic hormones are an unnatural disturbance to the body,...

Opinion: LBCC should help all struggling student mothers

Struggling student mothers studying at LBCC would benefit from more support and services, catering to issues that hinder their opportunity to a successful academic performance. While LBCC offers programs,...

Opinion: Let students skateboard on campus

Skateboarding and other forms of quick transportation should be allowed to be used on campus without fear of school consequences. In the student code of conduct for LBCC...

Opinion: Virtual map a good start for new students

The new, colorful and interactive 3-D map on the LBCC website is a terrific idea. Having something reliable to tell you what each building has inside is a...

Opinion: Expensive textbooks shouldn’t be required

Textbooks, we all need them, but there are those few books that we may not need or that may not be beneficial in the future and therefore shouldn’t be a requirement for...

Photo Galleries and Videos

Video: LBCC comes back to defeat Santa Barbara in extra sets

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wphdRZrbWAE&feature=youtu.be Long Beach City College won their fifth game in a row against visitor Santa Barbara, 3-2...