Wednesday, February 20, 2019
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,...
In an effort to create a smoke free environment at LBCC, elected committee members will roll out a smoking ban on campus starting March 1, and will begin enforcing the ban by fining people after the spring break. Currently there are eight smoking zones accessible to students, however starting in March, they entire...
LBCC celebrated the opening of the Welcome Center at LAC. The head of the organization, DeWayne Sheaffer, cut the ribbon to open the Welcome Center that was located in front of the campus on Thursday, Sept. 6.   Sheaffer’s role in the organization is to keep the Welcome Center working and keeping it staffed as much as possible. He is responsible...
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...
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...
LBCC students and employees wore their “I Voted” stickers proudly on display the day of the midterm elections. “I feel it’s very important to vote given my ancestors’ history, who weren’t allowed to vote,” said student Christain Crawford speaking of his ancestors who lived in confederate Alabama and weren’t allowed to use their voices for civic engagements or elections.. Some students...
The American Red Cross paid a visit to LAC in the ASB building to allow students the opportunity to donate blood. There was a positive response through the generous donation the students gave for those who have been affected by the catastrophes in the United States. There have been events such as the hurricane in the east coast that...
It’s been two days that the system-wide internal shutdown is still being fixed. There has been worry and confusion with students and faculties, the frustration just keep adding up. A short noticed has been made by the school website of the issue, stating that it Instructional and IT services are currently working to fix the problems as soon as possible. It...
LBCC offered two stations for students to register for the midterm elections as a part of National Voter Registration Day at both campuses on Tuesday. Voter Registration Day allows eligible citizens help get registered to vote. The city clerk’s office teamed up with the Long Beach Unified School District within the Long Beach High schools. The mayor Robert Garcia, included...
A LBCC student was robbed of  his personal belongings on the northwest corner of Carson Street and Clark Avenue near LAC on Tuesday evening around 9:00 p.m, according to an email sent by the school’s public relations. The corner in question is catty-corner to Heartwell Park on the southeast side and the northwest side is easily recognizable with the green...