Friday, December 14, 2018
No longer requiring the completion of courses below the college level, will directly benefit students because it increases the probability of graduating and transferring in a timely manner. Not having to take remedial courses is a great thing for incoming students because a lot of the time students may not test well in placement exams and can be placed into...
This semester, LBCC employees had the opportunity to work out one-on-one with a student fitness trainer on campus for free. However, it is not currently available for students who seek a quick workout before or after class. Our college offers a personal training certification program for students who are interested in entering the field of fitness training. This program helps...
Long Beach City College department heads should bring a variety of conservative guest speakers onto campus that indulges students in critical thinking. LBCC has brought different speakers onto campus that were more liberal than conservative. The department heads suggest who they want to bring onto campus as a speaker. Cornel West, political activist and american philosopher, visited LBCC for the...
LBCC is one of the few, if not the only school, that does not have a finals week for final exams at the end of the semester. Surrounding community colleges such as Cerritos College and Rio Hondo College have a finals week in place. Cerritos College is on an 18-week semester which might seem like it allows time for...
Schools across the state have slowly started to conform to the idea of having a week off of school during the week of Thanksgiving, and I believe we at Long Beach City College should do the same. With more High Schools and Junior Highs participating in the break, some of California State colleges are adopting the week off of...
In the early 1980s the HIV and AIDS epidemic was at its peak and now as time has passed, being diagnosed is not as discriminatory or as deadly as it has been in the past. During the peak of the epidemic, the stigma surrounding the illness caused those living with HIV and AIDS from having access to essential resources available....
Students interested in a career in journalism should have skills in radio and television in order to be a well rounded journalist. A variety of skills are important due to the level of competition it is to be a journalist. The journalism program offers reporting, news production, advertising, media relations, and other forms of mass communication. It improves students critical...
When it comes to finding how to do something on the LBCC website it is pretty self explanatory and a helpful resource. However, when it comes to finding out how one goes about reporting sexual harassment which is unwanted conduct that is sexual in nature or sexual assault which can be defined as unwanted physical touching, the webpage is...
The Trump administration is considering to establish a more narrow definition of gender which can potentially remove the rights of Americans who have chosen to recognize themselves as a gender other than the one they were born into. The department of health and human services are making an effort to establish a legal definition of gender by determining one’s sex...
Long Beach City College participated in the Shakeout Drill at 10:18 a.m. text messages were sent alerting the 24,403 students enrolled that the drill was taking place instructing students and faculty to take cover on Thursday. When facing a catastrophe, there are ways to alert students and staffs about an impending danger or a drill that is about to take...