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From Hollywood to Washington, D.C., women are working to raise awareness of the need for gender equality. The national issue is evident on a local level in Long Beach, where authors, chefs, politicians, and educators all find ways to champion this cause.

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For many students, internships are valuable learning opportunities in fields they might want to make a career.

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Charlie the sea otter partied hard for his birthday Saturday, March 2 — scarfing down blue seafood cupcakes with his friends at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach.

Long Beach State University enrolled nearly 3,800 transfer students for the Fall 2017 term, a number that placed the campus among the top 10 in the country, according to a release. 

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Students from two Long Beach middle schools participated last weekend in a global youth pollution summit at Dana Point hosted by Algalita Marine Research Foundation, a nonprofit based in Long Beach.

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Tiffany Milohov was fascinated with shows like “Dr. G” and “First 48 Hours” and knew her career path from an early age. Ditto for Courtney Richards — she told her parents at the age of 3 what she wanted to be.

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College students can receive free education, salary, and benefits during their junior and senior years, thanks to the College Student Pre-Commitment Initiative (CSPI) at Long Beach State University. This opportunity is the result of a partnership between LBSU and the United States Coast Guar…

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Cal State Long Beach's Department of Physics and Astronomy has more than tripled the number of students there in the last five years, and was honored recently for conferring a BS degree in physics to more women than anywhere else in the country.

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Long Beach State University's Center for Health Equity Research at Long Beach State University will conduct a three-year study with a goal of reducing or preventing tobacco and cannabis use among a specific group of young adults. 

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Students who work or volunteer at any Long Beach Public Library branch can apply now for two different scholarship opportunities presented by the Friends of the Long Beach Public Library.

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Long Beach Polytechnic High School’s Rabbotics team will be competing in this year’s First Robotics Competition: Deep Space sponsored by Boeing.

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Colored pencils, markers and digital art apps are just some of the mediums high school senior Ahmad Ali, 17, uses to create his own world of art. From the age of 3, Ali copied the cartoon designs of characters from TV shows.

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Cal State Long Beach spokeswoman Terri Carbaugh on Tuesday, Jan. 15, announced that it was her last day at “The Beach,” as she is leaving for Brandman University in Irvine to become vice chancellor of public affairs.

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Long Beach's higher education establishments went face to face with some changes and challenges in 2018. Here's an overview of some big — and small — things that happened last year at California State University, Long Beach, and Long Beach City College.

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The Age-Friendly University Network (AFU) invites higher education institutions around the world to publicly promote age-friendly policies. Long Beach State University recently joined AFU, although the school already has a long-standing history of support for the older adult community.

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Today, there are about 3,100 youngsters involved in some phase of the Boy Scouts in the Long Beach Area Council's jurisdiction. That includes Lakewood, Signal Hill, Bellflower and Avalon.

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Another year has come and gone, leaving the Long Beach Unified School District with plenty of accomplishments to boast about, as well as some notable changes.