Wednesday, November 14, 2018
LBCC students and employees wore their “I Voted” stickers proudly on display the day of the midterm elections. “I feel it’s very important to vote given my ancestors’ history, who weren’t allowed to vote,” said student Christain Crawford speaking of his ancestors who lived in confederate Alabama and weren’t allowed to use their voices for civic engagements or elections.. Some students...
The California Online Community College has sparked concern with professors and administrators regarding future enrollment. Initiated by Governor Jerry Brown, the online college will be an asset to those who want to further their careers. The online college is said to not be a competitive force against community colleges because it is instead aimed towards those who are in the...
Keynote speaker, Dr. Timothy Rarick, stood on stage giving a lecture on the bond between fathers and daughters, standing seemingly confident until he said what his daughter told him before leaving for his flight to Long Beach, “Daddy, I just wanted to call you and tell you I love you.” Rarick then began to cry. LBCC hosted its first...
LBCC’s Student Support Services and Associated Student Body are partnering up to change how students spend their time in line with an app called, Q-less, which will focus on reducing the amount of time students spend waiting in line. In the most recent financial aid back-up during the beginning of the fall semester, Dr. Mike Munoz Vice President of Student...
Members of the English majors and minors club gather at their weekly meeting to have coffee and tea while they plan ideas on publishing a literary novel that complies literary pieces by students. Besides discussing reading and writing topics, the club organizes monthly poetry open mics, along with publishing “Saga Literary Journal,” a book that compiles literary pieces from LBCC...
Long Beach City College and the Los Angeles County Clerk allowed registered voters to visit a voting location to vote on the weekends of Oct. 27-28 and Nov. 3-4, before the midterm elections on November 6th. The voting location was open from  8:00 am to 4:00 pm in room T1300 of the T building at LAC. People that were...
A mother out of the two that attended the financial aid workshop at the LAC library had assistance filling out financial aid forms correctly to avoid paperwork problems she had last year on Wednesday. Workshops are an outreach to help anyone who has questions about FAFSA or Dream Act applications. Prior workshops have only received a handful of students....
No arrests or injuries were reported after protesters gathered outside against an event held by the conservative group Turning Point U.S.A. at Cal State Long Beach on Tuesday. The protesters are known as the anti-fascist group Antifa, and were mainly dressed in black with bandannas covering their mouths. “Here on campus there’s been a lot of chatter on both sides,...
LBCC’s recent integration of preferred name and new online resources that could benefit the LGBTQ community were presented by Student Support Services to the Board of Trustees and students on Tuesday. This was inspired by a recent resolution adopted by the board on Sept. 12 to help create a safe space for those who identify as gay, lesbian, trans,...
A LBCC student was robbed of  his personal belongings on the northwest corner of Carson Street and Clark Avenue near LAC on Tuesday evening around 9:00 p.m, according to an email sent by the school’s public relations. The corner in question is catty-corner to Heartwell Park on the southeast side and the northwest side is easily recognizable with the green...