Friday, February 15, 2019
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...
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...
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...
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....
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....

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,...
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...
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...
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...