Wednesday, October 17, 2018
  A bill that approves a California Promise for all 114 Community Colleges has been signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown. The program modeled after the LBCC Promise started about 10 years ago makes the first year of Community College free for California residents and new full-time students. The bill will only cover the cost of tuition. It will not waive...
Future culinary associates and students gathered Thursday, Nov. 6 for the Culinary Arts Career Fair in LAC. The event was to provide information to instructors and students alike who want to pursue the culinary field and learn more about what they can do about their future in the industry. Jennifer Marquez, 19, was one of the students who attended and majoring...
The results of April 11 election, commenced new leadership as part-time engineering professor at CSULB Uduak-Joe Ntuk beat longest tenured Trustee Jeff Kellogg in the LBCC Board of Trustees Area 1 election. After the election defeat members of the board and students react as Kellogg will be exiting in July after 16 years of serving on the board. Jorgel Chavez, Student...
Trump’s conservative suggestion stirs debate on campus, with some agreeing and some opposed. LBCC students, teachers and the police are talking about what they thought of President Trump’s suggestion about teachers being able to conceal and carry a firearm, during school hours. Jose Hereora, 21, a computer engineering major, said “Teachers with military and firearms experience should be able to conceal...
Story by Sabrina Picou and photo by Alyssa Vega On Saturday, August 25, former Arizona Senator and Vietnam War veteran John McCain died at his home in Arizona at the age of 81. McCain had been battling a brain tumor known as glioblastoma since 2017 and had been treating it with radiation and chemotherapy. The veteran was continuously active in...
An estimate of 1,000 protesters showed up at Bixby Park in Long Beach at 10 a.m. for the March for Our Lives in a support to end gun violence, on Saturday, March 24.   Cady Stringer, 18, a senior at Wilson High School said, “This protest is important to us and it is time for change right now. Students cannot spend...
“No student should be too hungry to learn at Long Beach City College,” LBCC Board of Trustees President Sunny Zia said after the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters donated more than 80 cases of canned and boxed food to help LBCC students in need on Friday at PCC. Zia, alongside student ambassadors and LBCC President Reagan Romali to accept the...
The Deaf Club has relaunched with a mission to gain additional services and support at LBCC. The club was founded in 2011, but did not survive one year. This Fall, the club, one of over 50 at the LAC, was restarted again with members’ goal to open discussion to the administration about not receiving equal access on information and services...
There is no official international student club at LBCC, but there is a exist international student community, made up of individuals from Netherlands, Africa, Japan, to name a few, who wish to extend an invitation to the entire LBCC community. Lorraine Mmari, 25, business administration major said, “Of course we have a French club and stuff like that, but it’s...