Tuesday, May 21, 2019
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...
For the upcoming spring 2019 semester, Los Angeles City College is implementing guaranteed classes, a new formula to increase enrollment and graduation rates. A presentation was held at Long Beach City College about this formula, and it may be coming to LBCC in the future. According to LBCC’s Dean of Academic Services Michelle Grimes-Hillman, who put together the presentation, the...
The California Dream Act application deadline is fast approaching but LBCC is prepared to help undocumented students apply in a brand new DREAM services center where they can also receive peer support, scholarship resources, and AB 540 Affidavit services. The deadline to apply for the California Dream Act is March 2.
On Tuesday, Nov. 6, voters from Los Angeles county, where I worked as a poll worker for the first time, cast their ballots to choose which candidates California should have and which propositions should pass into our new laws. For poll workers, Election Day lasted from 6 a.m. through 9 p.m., where we stayed the entire time to make...
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljWp28Dj7bE&t=27s Long Beach Millikan High School students walkout on their athletic field in protest of recent gun violence for National School Walkout Day. Students observed 17 minutes of silence to remember the 17 lives lost at Parkland High School in Florida.
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...
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...
Correction - An earlier version of this article had incorrect information. According to a statement from Lt. Omar Martinez, the victim was convinced to enter the suspects' vehicle, but based on the information Martinez has, this is not being considered a kidnapping at this time. Additional information has also been added to the article indicating the...
A meeting was held in the Administrative Offices about the concern of LBCC’s system-wide technical issue on April 12. Superintendent-President Reagan Romali has clarified that the most accurate information received as of today and the future is coming directly from the IT Services who are constantly working to fix the problem. IT Services are also working with the police to monitor,...
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...