Wednesday, October 17, 2018
When Mother Nature calls with her monthly gift, women unfortunately don’t have the option to send it straight to voicemail. Thankfully, there are aisles of products that are easily accessible for us women to purchase when that uncomfortable times come. But what about those moments when Mother Nature calls a little too early and you’re in the middle of...
Columbine High School. 15 lives lost. Red Lake Senior High School, 10 lives lost. Virginia Tech, 33 lives lost. Sandy Hook Elementary School, 28 lives lost. Umpqua Community College, 10 lives lost. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, 17 lives lost. School shootings have become an all too common of an occurrence nowadays. Each shooting seems to follow a similar...
As a first year student at Long Beach City College I was generally curious about this new mysterious environment. Walking around the school made me notice multiple things: one, I have no idea where anything is and two, the school seems a little behind for the times. The printer around the Assessment & Orientation office was broken, the desk in...
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...
Long Beach City College’s bus shuttles are not perfect. Even though they are a great benefit to students who have classes on both campuses throughout the day, the shuttle program has its areas where improvement is needed. There are only two buses to accommodate a campus of more than 24,000 students and on top of that students have to...
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...
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 defining characteristic of any academic institution is its students. How important is it to keep the students in the loop?  Should the students be informed of any incidents on the campus that may affect their learning experience on campus, or their lives off campus? First, we have the financial aid situation. If you were on campus at the...
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...