Friday, December 14, 2018
One of the most pressing concerns for any incoming student and their parents is the issue of safety and security at both campuses of LBCC. An impromptu inquiry was made to several students and these ideas appeared more than once. Stephanie Gomez, 18, a freshman at LBCC was quick to make the point when asked what her biggest concern...
Correction: Sept 25, 2018 1:46 p.m. A paragraph was omitted due to incorrect reporting. As a full time student that spends a majority of their time at LAC throughout the week it has become difficult to feed my appetite especially since the cafeteria isn't the first option that comes to mind.   I’m in class from 9:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m....
Skateboarders  are rolling around all  over campus and I’m all for it,but the school is not. According to the Standards of Student Conduct, skateboarding is prohibited on campus, but  that rule has been ignored by many students who either are unaware of the rule or know the rules and simply doesn’t care. I read the campus rules, I understand...
The outage of several of important student systems at LBCC has left students with many questions, but the college seems reluctant to give any answers Staff and faculty of LBCC were notified of the outage as early as Monday. Many professors notified their students of the downed systems, but students weren’t officially notified until Wednesday morning via the school’s...
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...

Opinion: Campus safety

Long Beach City College students should brief themselves on campus safety statistics to become more aware of campus crime. Both campuses have the resources to inform students, and that benefits the school and students as a whole. According to the LBCC annual security report both the LAC and the PCC still have occurrences when it comes to robbery, vehicle thefts,...
In school, young girls are taught what a menstrual cycle is, and what menstrual products to use. It took five years of periods for me to learn that tampons and pads contain toxic chemicals that could be life-threatening. Beginning in junior high females should be educated on all the menstrual product options available to them, besides disposable products. The only menstrual...
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...
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...
It’s a brand semester at Long Beach City College meaning classes are in session, students are on campus and the Viking is back is business. The Viking is LBCC’s very own news outlet providing readers with all things Long Beach related. This semester the students have spoken and want the Viking to know what they want to see this...

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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...