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Opinion: Assessment tests better prepares students for university level classes

In compliance with legislation AB-705 California community colleges aren’t requiring newly enrolled students to take an assessment test, which measured a student’s level in math, english, and...

Opinion: Informing LBCC women about the negative effects of hormonal birth control

Hormonal birth control is harmful for women, especially being that college-aged women are among the great percentage to use contraceptives. Synthetic hormones are an...

Opinion: Let students skateboard on campus

Skateboarding and other forms of quick transportation should be allowed to be used on campus without fear of school consequences. In the student...

Opinion: Virtual map a good start for new students

The new, colorful and interactive 3-D map on the LBCC website is a terrific idea. Having something reliable to tell you what each...

Opinion: Expensive textbooks shouldn’t be required

Textbooks, we all need them, but there are those few books that we may not need or that may not be beneficial in the future and therefore...

Opinion: LBCC should improve promoting important events

This February, a resourceful workshop called ‘Are You Ready to Quit Smoking’ took place at Long Beach City College and went unattended, LBCC needs to better promote...

Opinion: Trump sets his sights on colleges over free speech debate

President Donald Trump announced at CPAC (Conservative Political Action Conference) this year his intention to sign an executive order that would limit research funding to colleges and...

Opinion: Reusable menstrual products should be the norm

In school, young girls are taught what a menstrual cycle is, and what menstrual products to use. It took five years of periods for me to learn that tampons...

Opinion: Not requiring remedial courses will boost success

No longer requiring the completion of courses below the college level, will directly benefit students because it increases the probability of graduating and transferring in a timely manner. Not having...

Opinion: Personal training class should also be open to students

This semester, LBCC employees had the opportunity to work out one-on-one with a student fitness trainer on campus for free. However, it is not currently available for students who...

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Video: LBCC comes back to defeat Santa Barbara in extra sets

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wphdRZrbWAE&feature=youtu.be Long Beach City College won their fifth game in a row against visitor Santa Barbara, 3-2...