Wednesday, May 22, 2019
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...
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...
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...
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....
President Donald Trump announced at CPAC (Conservative Political Action Conference) this year his intention to sign an executive order that would limit research funding to colleges and universities that didn’t support free speech on their campuses. Which is another statement that the president has made that is designed to pander to his base without...
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...
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...
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...
With students juggling between the holidays that began with Thanksgiving and runs through New Year’s and finals at the end of the Fall semester, it becomes difficult for them to stay stress-free and positive. Trying to manage our time can be one of the biggest challenges for students across the PCC and LAC campuses. This time can be more stressful...
Despite increased awareness, mental health remains a serious subject that impacts college students, which is why LBCC should promote their mental health resources more frequently instead of the times it is most convenient to help decrease the stigma for its students. Although there is now a clearer understanding about the struggles that mental...