Wednesday, February 20, 2019
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...
Athletic Director and former head coach of the men’s volley team Randy Totorp resigns to take new AD position at Saddleback College. Totorp expressed how difficult the decision was for him to depart from LBCC. “This was a very difficult decision for me, Long Beach and Long Beach City College...
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...
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...
A car crash happened around Wednesday morning on E Conant St & Clark Avenue, on the southeast side of Veterans stadium. Three cars were involved, and there was no injuries at the scene. Two four door sedans and a pickup truck collided. Yesterday, afternoon a police chase ended half a mile away, there is no connection to the chase.  
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,...
During the fall semester of 2019, LBCC students have the opportunity to be involved in the new Trades and Industrial Technology Department. Gene Carbonaro, Dean of Career Technical Education, and Anthony Pagan, Associate Dean of Career Technical Education, worked with department faculty members to give students a new and improved curriculum. “With the new curriculum we are providing students...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQbCctQ74sY A police chase ended around noon on Tuesday at Carson Street & Clark Avenue, on the southeast side of the LBCC liberal arts campus. The suspect was wanted for robbery with a knife, according to authorities. According to a Yolanda Fernandez who witnessed the event, four helicopters were surrounding the car, one on the northeast side of the college, on...
In wake of the most recent wildfires in California, universities have extended their fall 2019 application deadline to Dec.15. With applications originally due on Nov. 30, California State Universities, University of California campuses, and private universities have extended their application deadline. “​With many prospective students, their families and communities facing hardship due to wildfires affecting the entire state, the California...
Being required to take math or English courses that a student placed into will be a thing of the past come spring 2019. By requiring California community colleges to comply with Assembly Bill No. 705, students will no longer be required to take math or English courses that are below the college-level. According to AB 705, which was approved...