Friday, February 15, 2019
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...
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...
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...
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...
LBCC needs to familiarize their first year students with both LAC and PCC to make the transition easier from high school to a city college. The college  has a mandatory online orientation for first year students applying to LBCC in which they also take an assessment test and a planned workshop where they meet with a counselor and plan...
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...
When computers shut down, students overheat. Since April 3rd, LBCC has been experiencing technical difficulties in its systems. We could not sign up for classes, access Financial Aid, professors can’t access their work or grades, causing them to cancel class and put a hold on work as well. When students found out about the technical issues, the college was experiencing, questions...
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...
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...
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...

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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...