Wednesday, October 17, 2018
The love for comics brings people together. It allows people to debate about various comics and gush about their love for the many different characters. Barnes and Noble Bookstore sponsored its first LBCC College Con on Tuesday, Oct. 31, where students gathered and shared their love of comics and anime. Oscar Raigoza, 24, a nursing major, attended the event after coming...
Last year ASB conducted several surveys to see how many students at LBCC are smokers and to decide whether they should remove or relocate the smoking sections on campus. The results of the survey revealed that few students on campus smoke and that the majority would rather relocate the smoking areas than to remove them altogether. This past summer, California...

Bike theft on the rise

Officers from the LBPD city college division took it upon themselves at the tail end of the spring 2018 semester to post memos around both LAC and PCC to inform students on how to prevent and discourage bike theft, as well as what to do if you have become a victim of this string of crime. These semester tensions...
A child development and educational studies professor took part in the library Book Talk Series to recount her story of surviving and thriving in the wake of child sexual abuse in her book Can’t Touch my Soul. The author, Donna Rafanello, of Can’t Touch my Soul does not only write about her story, but includes sixty personal stories of adult...
The LBCC fashion show production class is in the works to put on this year’s fashion show themed “The Wonderland Mad Fashion Show.” Wonderland Mad will take place on Saturday, May 26, starting at 7:30 p.m. and will be located in the gym at the LAC. The designers and stylists have come together to create garment pieces for each specific...
The Plumbline Art Exhibit is showing in the Art Gallery in the LAC K Building and is scheduled to be open until Thursday, March 8. The collection has been curated by LBCC art professor and head of jewelry-smithing Kirsten Beeler. One of the goals of the exhibit is to introduce viewers to the idea of contemporary art jewelry in...
Since Los Angeles is taking steps to ban fur, LBCC students think Long Beach should do it as well. Los Angeles would be the first major city to ban businesses from selling fur products but it is not the first city in California to do so. Cities like San Francisco, West Hollywood, and Berkeley already have made an effort to stop...
The third annual Job Fair will be hosted by LBCC , The City of Long Beach, Pacific Gateway Workforce Network, and the LA County on Tuesday Sept. 11 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Veterans Stadium at LAC. The event will be open to the the whole community and will include free parking and free entry. A total...

Straws Upon Request

Over the summer a new fad of not using straws has emerged likely in result of the bill in California that was introduced back in January. Assembly man Ian Calderon, introduced the bill (AB1884) also known as Straws Upon Request. This will impact sit-down restaurants only and will limit straws from being handed out by default by encouraging servers...
John Fylpaa is one of the 2018 inductees in the LBCC Alumni Association and Foundation Hall of Fame after a lifetime of dedication to improving the lives of LBCC students. Fylpaa served as the ASB adviser, Dean of Athletics, and also the Dean of Student Affairs. It was during his time as the Dean of Athletics that he helped create the...

Photo Galleries and Videos

Hundreds rally against sexual injustice at SlutWalk in DTLA (Photo gallery)

The Amber Rose’s 4th Annual SlutWalk makes it appearance in Downtown Los Angeles at the Pershing Square on Saturday. Amber Rose is known as an...