Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
a Run for Lovea Yoga & 5K to help fund scholarships for at-risk athletes
When participants start getting ready for an upcoming 5K run organized by a former top athlete, they'll be in a state of peaceful meditation with their thoughts centered and their bodies at ease. The inaugural “Run for Love” Yoga & 5K is set to kick off Sept.
Employment Prospects For Social Workers Is Expected To Increase In LA
Supported by a broadening demand for health care and social services, vocational opportunities appear favorable for social workers. The number of overall job openings in this essential field is projected to grow by 19 percent in coming years, reports the Bureau of Labor Statistics .
Sun Sep 14, 2014
The Motley Fool
How I Beat Student Debt
Student debt news is, by and large, doom and gloom; but even as the most indebted generation of college students slog through their degrees, many of their graduated counterparts have come up with solutions for conquering high loans. Here's how these borrowers, each of whom tackled at least $80,000 in student loans, beat their debt and never looked back.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Learning to fall and depend on the kindness of strangers
You want a trust fall? I spent the week leading up to the 2015 Leadership Long Beach retreat rolling my eyes at the memory of this exercise from sixth-grade summer camp and, for fun, conducting trial runs on our new intern. A member of the 26th LLB class to head to the mountains for the annual trip that kicks off the 10-month program, I was ready for serious team work.
CSULB lauded for its low student debt
Cal State Long Beach ranked second for having the lowest student debt and sixth in best public regional universities in the West, officials said. The university announced the accolades last week, including the distinction that its engineering department was considered one of the top programs in the nation for schools that offer bachelor's and master's degrees, the school said.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Irma Archuleta selected as Area 2 trustee for Long Beach Community College District
LONG BEACH >> Irma Archuleta survived a field of five finalists, and a misunderstanding over an apparent eye-roll Thursday from one member of the Board of Trustees, to be selected as a provisional trustee for Area 2 in the Long Beach Community College District. Archuleta earned the top ranking from three of four trustees and then was nominated and received a 4-0 vote of approval to fill the seat left vacant in July when Roberto Uranga took a seat on the City Council.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Long Beach luxury home offers rare large lot
A massive chunk of residential land for sale in Long Beach is a rare find, so to see a home on a really big lot priced at $6.3 million for sale in Park Estates shouldn't be too surprising. The 33,191-square-foot property at 1430 Bryant Drive East by the Cal State Long Beach campus is one of the biggest residential lots for sale in the city.
New Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia unveils vision for first term
LONG BEACH >> Mayor Robert Garcia laid out a vision Thursday for his first term in a policy document that focuses on reforging the city's economic path, engaging a disinterested public in civic affairs and making improvements to education as a foundation for the future. In a speech in front of the Terrace Theater, Garcia said as a first step, in October he will convene a new educational collaborative with leaders of the Long Beach Unified School District, Long Beach City College and Cal State Long Beach to help implement a series of education-based initiatives he first unveiled in July.
New Times SLO
Cuesta College's new art exhibit features the enigmatic sculptures of Christopher Miles
"As a means of contrast with the sublime, the grotesque is, in our view, the richest source that nature can offer," Victor Hugo said in the preface to his 1827 play, Cromwell . And, although the piece was never performed, its themes of beauty, ugliness, uncertainty, and internal conflict remain some of the most potent forces at work in art, both then and now.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
MurrietaCOMMUNITY NOTES: Soccer tournament, President's Scholar, more
Quentin Pestner, of Corona, has been named a member of the 20th incoming class of President's Scholars at Cal State Long Beach. He is the 2014 valedictorian from Temescal Canyon High School in Lake Elsinore.
University Nursing Professors Hold Vital Positions In Metro LA
Vocational possibilities for postsecondary nursing instructors in California remain stellar.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
MU researchers find cause of tassel-less corn to be boron deficiency
Living in Columbia, where one is never far from a farm, it is easy to take advantage of the complexity of agriculture.
Seatbelt laws encourage obese drivers to buckle up
Obesity is associated with many health risks, including heart disease and diabetes, but University of Illinois researchers have found a possible way to mitigate one often-overlooked risk: not buckling up in the car.
New Literary Agent Alert: Valerie Noble of Donaghy Literary Group
Reminder : New literary agents are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list.
Los Angeles Times
What's in a name? For Cal State schools, it's brand recognition
A student at Cal State Long Beach's bookstore looks at merchandise branded with the campus' unofficial nickname, the Beach.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Long Beach schools think small
St. Anthony's 500 high school students returned to a renovated campus Monday. In a project that cost about $2 million, the private Catholic school renovated the science building and created three state-of-the-art labs for chemistry, biology, physics and technology.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Christian Science Monitor
California's 'yes means yes' bill: how it addresses campus sexual assault
Students study in a library on the campus of California State University, Long Beach in Long Beach, Calif., Oct. 19, 2012.
WNYC-AM New York
California Lawmakers Pass 'Affirmative Consent' Sexual Assault Bill
California is one step closer to becoming the first state to require colleges and universities "to adopt a standard of unambiguous consent among students engaging in sexual activity," The Los Angeles Times reports .
Wed Aug 27, 2014
California schools superintendent Tom Torlakson tours Long Beach City ...
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson took a tour of Long Beach City College as part of a statewide tour of Career Pathways Trust grant recipients.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Boron facilitates stem cell growth, development in corn
The eastern half of the United States is plagued by boron deficient soil and corn and soybean farmers are required to supplement their soil with boron; however, little is known about the ways in which corn plants utilize the essential nutrient.