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2009-09-16 12:45:00

LONG BEACH, Calif., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Zipcar, the world's largest car sharing service, and California State University Long Beach (CSULB) today announced the launch of Zipcar's car-sharing program on the CSULB campus. Currently, CSULB has 40,000 students and staff either commuting to or living on the campus and only 13,000 parking spaces. Offering Zipcar, along with other university led alternative transportation efforts, will help reduce demand for parking and associated congestion...

2009-04-14 08:00:00

Students, Charities to Benefit From 20-Campus Program Via Giveaways, Discounts, Sweepstakes and Donations NEW YORK, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- American Collegiate Intramural Sports (ACIS), the nation's largest college sports property, and sportswear manufacturer Original Penguin(R) by Munsingwear, will launch Original Penguin(R) Pop-Up Stores during April and May at 20 college campuses across the country. This new college marketing platform, including student giveaways and sweepstakes, is...

2009-02-09 06:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Dave Pintar has joined Suffolk Construction's West Coast office as Director of Business Development for the Commercial Market. A senior construction professional with deep roots in the Southern California market, Pintar brings a diverse background in several key aspects of the industry. "Dave's in-depth understanding of what makes a viable project, combined with his ability to listen to clients' concerns, is critical right now," says Dave Cavecche,...

2008-10-04 21:00:07

By Kevin Butler LONG BEACH - Cal State Long Beach on Friday broke ground on its largest building project ever: A $105 million science facility that university officials say will contain state-of-the-art equipment and classrooms. The new Hall of Science, which will contain nearly 165,000 square feet of space, is expected to open in the fall of 2010. The Hall of Science is being constructed at the site where an old science building - Peterson Hall 3 - stood before being demolished to...

2008-09-26 03:00:21

By Kevin Butler LONG BEACH - Cal State Long Beach on Thursday announced that it plans to continue indefinitely a partnership between Long Beach Transit and the university that is providing free bus rides to students, faculty and staff. CSULB and Long Beach Transit in August began a one-month trial program allowing unlimited free use of the agency's buses for students and university employees. University officials hoped that the U-PASS Partnership would encourage more ridership with the...

2008-09-25 03:00:16

By Kevin Butler LONG BEACH - Cal State Long Beach has received approval for a $5.5 million addition to its nursing building, including new classrooms and a computer lab. CSULB officials expect to begin construction on the 10,800- square-foot addition next year, with the aim of opening it in June 2010. The project, which the California State University Board of Trustees approved Sept. 17, would include three new classrooms and a lab with 50 computers. Currently, the nursing building...

2008-09-24 03:00:17

By Kevin Butler LONG BEACH - Nearly 25 years after getting married at Adrian's Wedding Chapel, Linda and Terry Eason returned to the same location Tuesday to renew their vows. "We are more in love than we ever were," Linda Eason said. The defunct wedding chapel, which operated in the 1970s and '80s, about six years ago was turned into a bar, House of Hayden, at 421 E. First St. in downtown Long Beach. As part of the University by the Sea festival on Oct. 5, the bar will be...

2008-09-17 03:00:26

It's not because there aren't enough applicants. Health-care professionals and educators have known for more than a decade that an already acute nursing shortage will grow much worse, and in many cases they seemed powerless to do anything about it. The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that in the 10-year period between 2006 and 2016, there will be nearly 600,000 new nursing jobs across the United States. To meet that demand, schools of nursing must ramp up training of registered...

2008-08-27 03:00:35

By John Canalis LONG BEACH - An environmental fair at Cal State Long Beach helped teach young day campers about recycling and reusing materials, a city recycling specialist said Tuesday. About 1,000 Long Beach Summer Youth Camp participants attended the Kid Eco Fair at CSULB, said Lisa Harris of the Long Beach Environmental Services Bureau. The event was co-sponsored by the bureau and Associated Students Inc., the student government at CSULB. "It was so amazing to see how the kids were...

2008-07-08 21:00:14

Ten computer engineering and computer science students from Cal State Long Beach will travel to Switzerland as part of an American contingent participating in the Swiss Computer Science Summer Program. Students will attend a program at the School of Business and Engineering Vaud in Yverdon-les-Bains to facilitate international collaboration and cultural exchange between American and Swiss students and faculty. The trip is from July 14-Aug. 1. Led by Professor Alvaro Monge, the CSULB group...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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