Sunday, September 23, 2018

NEWS

Financial aid delays leave students confused and upset

The Financial aid delays have left students waiting outside in front of the financial aid office uninformed when they will receive their money in the first couple weeks of the fall semester. Moe’nae Bryant, a nursing major said, “I’ve been standing in line multiple times...

Bed bug and dead mice discovered at LBCC

One of the biggest challenges to running a school the size of LBCC is pest control. There have been two instances of exterminators coming onto LBCC already this semester. They responded to take care of a single bed bug in one room in EE...

Boycott called for after In-N-Out donated 30,000 dollars to the California Republican Party

On Wednesday, August 29 the California fast food restaurant caused a controversy when the freelance journalist Gabe Schneider discovered that the In-N-Out corporation donated 25,000 dollars to the California Republican Party. In 2016, the corporation In-N-Out donated 30,000 dollars. California is known as a...

Ribbon ceremony for the new Welcome Center

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...

Former President Barack Obama rallies for Californians to vote

Former President Barack Obama appeared at his first rally this political season to advocate for seven California Democratic Congressional candidates at the Anaheim Convention Center on Saturday, Sept. 8. The invitation-only rally took place with the message of reminding people to get motivated and vote...

Minimum wage increase is coming to the “Happiest Place On Earth”

Disneyland has been facing protests from union workers regarding wages since last year. The Walt Disney Company came to an agreement to increase their workers minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2021. The company was paying some workers less than $11 an hour....

ASB Positions Available to Students

August 30, 2018 The Long Beach City College Associated Student Body was promoting position applications for students who are interested to be a part of the 2018-2019 candidacy. ASB has eight open positions for applicants. The due date to apply is Thursday, September 6, 2018 by...

False fire alarm causes disturbance at PCC

  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...

LBCC pays tribute to an American war hero

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...

Milestones achieved at the 2018 LBCC commencement ceremony

The 2018 LBCC Commencement Ceremony went off without a hitch as LBCC honored over 1,400 spring graduates, 600 Fall graduates and an additional 300 career certifications at the Veterans Stadium on Thursday, June 7. The ceremony started a little after 4:00 p.m. with the faculty...

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False fire alarm causes disturbance at PCC

  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...