Friday, December 14, 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...
LBCC participated in the annual Great California ShakeOut earthquake drill which took place at LAC and PCC on October 18. The Great California Shakeout is an annual event that millions around the world  participate in. At 10:18 a.m. the LAC alarm signals that the earthquake drill is happening. Students and faculty from buildings B, C, M, N, V, and T evacuated their...
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...
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...
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...
Campus police responded to a call on Nov. 29 regarding a homeless woman who entered the cafeteria, grabbed some food items, was unable to pay for them, and then sat down to eat. The woman initially attempted to pay for the food with some sort of payment card, but she refused to let anyone else touch the form of payment,...