• Screaming for Renovation
  • LBCC Students Take on Financial Challenges
  • Emphasizing Forms of Expression at Long Beach City College
  • Long Beach City College: Stepping Stones for Students
  • The Invisible Rabbits
  • Ceramics Professor Molds his Story
  • Recycle, Please
  • Hey Siri
  • EOPS and Financial Aid provide services to disadvantaged students
  • The Life of an Internet Surfer
  • Screaming for Renovation

    Screaming for Renovation

    By Annie Choi, Leslie Figueroa, Sam Monge, Jacqueline Pompa and Vana Sanchez, Editorial Team

    Long Beach City College's library aims to begin its remodeling sometime during the fall. Plans have been approved and architectural designs are well along the way. The library plans to bring in a new catalog, Ex-libris (Latin for "from the books of"), and to digitize most of their books and newspapers....

  • LBCC Students Take on Financial Challenges

    LBCC Students Take on Financial Challenges

    By Crystal Sung, Esmeralda Rivera, Jessie Ortiz, Savannah Blagen, Sahar Alfatlawi, and Ali Ansari

    Resting on a bench in the center of the Long Beach City College campus after an appointment with his counselor, sophomore Christian Sedano displays a wrinkled sheet of lined paper on which he listed the jobs he had failed to land. “I applied to 26 jobs, I got rejection calls from four companies, I...

    Laid off. Christian Sedano, a sophomore, shared his job list after being fired from La Michoacana. Sedano explains the strenuous process he went through searching for a job to help pay his tuition and living expenses.

    JESSIE ORTIZ

  • Emphasizing Forms of Expression at Long Beach City College

    Emphasizing Forms of Expression at Long Beach City College

    By Yuna Baek, Mina Choi, Wendy Diaz, Caroline Herling, and Dylan Vanek

    Walking around the liberal arts campus of Long Beach City College, students can observe various activities all around them, one being the visual and media arts department. This department allows many individuals to express themselves in different forms of arts, but is seen to be often underappreciat...

  • Long Beach City College: Stepping Stones for Students

    Long Beach City College: Stepping Stones for Students

    By Alejandro Cervantes, Steve Pineda, Emma Faris, Jessica Zhou, Cira Davis, Paige Elliot, Editorial Team

    Graduates of Long Beach City College (LBCC) filled the admissions office to acquire their diplomas and begin the next chapter of their lives, all with their own unique memories from their time at the school. Many students -- their career paths spanning from liberal arts to computer science -- felt t...

  • The Invisible Rabbits

    The Invisible Rabbits

    By Rebecca Guererro, Seth Freitas, Paige Townsend, Manny Negrete, and Madison Harris-Weiner

    Long Beach City College, home of the Vikings, was once also home to an entire clan of rabbits. The tale of the rabbits has taken on the quality of a myth: while most people seem to have heard of them, almost no one seems to have seen them, despite the fact only a few years ago the campus was overrun...

  • Ceramics Professor Molds his Story

    Ceramics Professor Molds his Story

    By Dina Bollweg, Jennifer Escoab, and Rodrigo Macias

    It wasn't molding clay into beautiful pieces of art that led assistant professor of ceramics Gerardo Monterrubio to develop his passion—it was his students. Nor was it an art form he's loved since day one. “[Ceramics] grew into this love/hate relationship,”  Monterrubio said. “Once I developed...

    Ceramics instructor Gerardo Monterrubio works with a student in one of his classes at Long Beach City College. (Rodrigo Macias)

  • Recycle, Please

    Recycle, Please

    By Matthew Magill, Alexa Cervantes, Elliott Nerenberg, and Katherine Quezada

    It provokes curiosity. Where are the recycling bins? Do I just toss my plastics and other recyclables into the trash? With days reaching up to 90 degrees in early August, Long Beach City College has no recycling containers for the countless empty water bottles students drink from. “I don’t ...

    WHERE ARE THE BLUE BINS? In November, 2016, LBCC removed the special receptacles for recycling when its waste service moved to a mixed-waste processing.

  • Hey Siri

    Hey Siri

    By Annie Choi, Halah Biviji, Ryan Golden, and Kasandra Tapia

    Siri, how is the weather today? Siri is an intelligent personal assistant, part of Apple Inc.'s iOS, watchOS, macOS, and tvOS operating systems. This virtual helper  translates people’s personal requests into binary commands. However, at Long Beach City College, Siri Connor, one of the two Interim...

    Siri Connor is one of two ASL Interpreters for LBCC.

    Annie Choi

  • EOPS and Financial Aid provide services to disadvantaged students

    EOPS and Financial Aid provide services to disadvantaged students

    By Julie Yoo, Michael Toyos, Trevor Klein, and Riley Collins

    Long Beach City College students file out the door of the admissions office to apply for financial aid programs that will help them fulfill their college dreams. With the fall semester approaching on Aug. 2, LBCC junior Steve Navarro stood outside the Admissions office at LBCC in a navy-blue shirt...

    Steve Navarro (junior), Outreach Coordinator of the EOPS (Extended Opportunities Programs and Services) program, informs students about the organization in front of the LBCC (Long Beach City College) Scholarship Outreach Building. EOPS is an assistance program that benefits students who are socially, economically, or educationally incapable of supporting themselves. For more than 40 years, around 250,000 disadvantaged students throughout California have been offered financial and educational opportunities through this program. “We are a state funded program that makes student educational plans [with] assistance.org to get the classes they need [for their future] career,” Outreach Coordinator of the EOPS program Steve Navarro said. Additionally, Navarro, currently a junior enrolled in LBCC, mentions that around 75%-80% of the student body is linked to this program.

    Photo by: Julie Yoo

  • The Life of an Internet Surfer

    The Life of an Internet Surfer

    By Hannnah Woodworth, Alex Reyes, Gabriela Limon, and Berenice Cortez

    The spinning wheel of death pops up. The internet surfer is frustrated and loses interest by the second. Mo Wright, a web designer at Long Beach City College, believes in the benefits of the internet and that no one should be intimidated by technology. Wright began his career in web design after working...

    Web designer Mo Wright is creating a new website for Long Beach City College.

    Berenice Cortez

The Invisible Rabbits
Chargers and panels: LBCC campus receives an eco-friendly reboot
Former journalism professor shares insights with high school students
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Campus Safety
Rules for the Road of a Transferring Student
Emphasizing Forms of Expression at Long Beach City College
  • EOPS provides life changing opportunities for student, Steven Navarro
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  • The Game That Never Dies
Summer Journalism Workshop