Three LBSU greek members rescued after fire at sorority house

Three LBSU greek members rescued after fire at sorority house

Three Long Beach State sorority members were rescued from a second-story balcony Monday morning by the Long Beach Fire Department after a fire broke out in their sorority house on Eighth Street. Dispatchers at the LBFD received the emergency call at 5:35 a.m. and called the University Police Department for backup. “[The] first on scene [...]

Busy students rejoice for drought tolerant plants

Busy students rejoice for drought tolerant plants

As this busy semester comes to an end, students are in need of a calming distraction. A temporary escape can be found by taking care of plants. Grocery stores, farmer’s markets and hardware stores are stocked full of interesting plants that most students stray away from because they don’t think they have the time or [...]

Students jived and swung to jazz music in the East Gym in the PE building Saturday. The space was transformed into a 1920s ballroom where people were able to playfully dance and shake their hips to the 8-count dance. Women wore flowy skirts, saddle oxfords, polka dots and large hair bows, while men wore traditional [...]

LBSU Shark Lab to analyze illegally obtained shark jaws for research.

LBSU Shark Lab to analyze illegally obtained shark jaws for research.

The Long Beach State Shark Lab plans to donate close to 5,000 illegally obtained shark jaws to schools and museums for research and education. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service contacted the Shark Lab in June 2018 regarding 4,865 shark jaws obtained from an importer during an inspection at the Port of Long Beach. The official [...]