Friday, December 14, 2018
  Story and Photos by Luis Ramirez Fire alarm pranks may not be exclusive to high schools anymore as a fire alarm at PCC went off and caused a brief moment of mayhem on Wednesday, August 29, 2018. Police officers, and firefighters came to the scene and all confirmed that it was a likely a false alarm and a prank. The long lines...
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...
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,...
The LBCC Justice Scholars aimed to change perceptions and break social barriers with their “Art Exhibit Fundraiser” gallery Monday, March 18 in room GG238 at the PCC, showcasing art by formerly incarcerated and systems-impacted students. Psychology major Darla David said, “I can finally be in my kid’s life and  I want her to know, even with everything we’ve been through,...
LBCC’s student and faculty management system is currently down as of the morning of April 10. Due to the systems being shut down, some classes are being canceled and students are questioning why they can’t communicate with their teachers.   An official alert system SMS was sent out to faculty around 10am today  stating there were system-wide problems with the email...
Long Beach City College will remove six trees at LAC due to bad health and potential safety hazards on Friday and Saturday. LBCC brought in a certified arborist to review the trees and decided that they should be removed. Horticulture professor Jorge Ochoa disagrees with the decision. With the renovation of the P building at LAC the six trees will be...
Eight Students have been named the best of the best at LBCC and earned the Viking Award on Monday, Dec. 4.The college is honoring the students as the highest honor a student can receive at the college. Khristina Mae Aganon, Karlie M. Beamon-Ware, Kimberly Helen Cabana, Darlene Duong, Anny Ley, Felicia R. McCormick, Vanessa Mendoza, and Clara Ure were selected...
Long Beach City College acknowledged and awarded five students in receiving the highest award labeled the “Viking Award” and celebrated with drinks, food, and cake in the Valhalla room in building E on Nov 29. The Viking Awards have been given for the past 20 years and this year, about six to ten students were awarded throughout the fall and...
Concern continues to loom over student and faculty about of LBCC’s system wide technical issue. On April 12, another text notification was sent on 9:55am about the progress made, though major systems are still not functioning including faculty and staff emails. Internal system are also affecting the PCC air conditioning system and have been down recently, causing uncomfortable room environments. The updates...
Only a single election is held for the Long Beach City College Board of Trustees on April 10 to represent the District’s Area 1, which is covers around California Heights up to Northern Long Beach. Jeffrey A. Kellogg is the incumbent, taking office since 2002 and continued his duties as president on an unprecedented fifth term. Kellogg had previously served Long...