Tuesday, May 21, 2019
  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...
In response to the Feb. 14 shooting in Parkland, Fl., a national school walkout is scheduled for tomorrow, March 14 at 10 A.M. The walkout is intended to honor the 17 victims from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High. The walkout is also aimed to achieve gun reform, stronger background checks, and banning Bump Stocks. ASB President Javier Salcedo said “We support students...
After nearly a week of uncertainty about the status of the systems outage at LBCC, it has been determined that the servers on campus have been infected with cryptocurrency-mining malware, according to LBCC’s Chief Information Systems Officer Sylvia Lynch. Lynch informed in a meeting on April 13 that her team initially discovered the malware during spring break on Tuesday, April...
Just over a week prior to the news that the Trump administration is considering changing the classification of gender to be based on genitalia at birth LBCC issued a new policy regarding preferred name changes for students in order to provide an inclusive and non-discriminatory environment according to the campus-wide email. All LBCC students, along with transgender and non-gender conforming...
LBCC has teamed up with the Long Beach Immigrant Rights Coalition to host “Know Your Rights” workshops, open to students and the community. Led by LBIRC’s Senior Community Organizer Jonathan Solorzano, the workshops are intended to empower documented and undocumented students alike. LBCC Counselor Jose Gutierrez began these workshops in...
Sophomore infielder Raul Gonzalez was the first one to bring it home for the Vikings, as the Long Beach City College baseball team won 9-3 against visitor Compton College. Gonzalez improved from his last appearance against Santa Ana College, Gonzales ended with two runs in total against Compton, where he had no runs against...
Students at LBCC expressed their thoughts on the pros and cons of academic counseling as the Spring quarter takes off. “I see a lot of students dropping classes and signing for classes they don’t need. As a result, they make it harder for students to complete their major,” said 34 year old nursing major Jesse Gonzalez on the first...
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...
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...
Depending on student enrollment and the purchase of optional college service cards, LBCC may propose budget cuts for clubs for the following year. With an expected drop in enrollment, LBCC could be given less money from the state than they did the previous year. ASB has seen a drop in college...