Screaming for Renovation

Screaming for Renovation

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

August 2, 2018

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

August 2, 2018

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...

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

August 2, 2018

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

August 2, 2018

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

August 2, 2018

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

August 5, 2017

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...

Recycle, Please

Recycle, Please

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

August 5, 2017

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 ...

Hey Siri

Hey Siri

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

August 4, 2017

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...

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

August 4, 2017

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...

The Life of an Internet Surfer

The Life of an Internet Surfer

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

August 3, 2017

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...

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