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Preparing for the protest

Preparing for the protest

Full-time teachers' union President, Lynn Shaw leads the funeral procession at the Death of Education rally at LAC on Tuesday, May 1. About 200 people later gathered in the Quad for the funeral that opposed massive budget cuts. Photo by Rodney Weiss

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Cut-off at Third Base

Cut-off at Third Base

Viking third baseman Melyssa Rivas, left, fields a throw from the cut-off man in the top of the 6th inning on Friday Feb. 7 at the LAC softball field. Riverside City’s Marisa Gardea, right, slides into third base safely, after hitting the ball to deep right-center field. LBCC drop their second game of the season at home to Riverside City College, 7-2, and are now 5-2 early in the season. Victor Posadas

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The Long Walk

Congratulations Viking Class of 2012

As the sun set on their time at LBCC, the 1,703 graduates of the 2012 class were all smiles Wednesday night, May 23 as they paraded onto the Veterans Stadium field to thousands of cheering well-wishers. The procession of black robes was led by honors students and bringing up the end were the red robes of students earning trade certificates. Of the 1,703 students honored, 609 would earn certificates from vocational programs. Full story

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  • Butt Out!

    Beginning Jan.19, LBCC will officially be a smoke-free campus. College transportation vehicles and any district owned facilities will be off limits as well. The ASB’s proposal has been under consideration for months and the Board of Trustees unanimously voted to approve it.

  • $2M slashed from budget

     

    LBCC announced plans Aug. 23 to possibly discontinue 19 programs and up to 30 full-time teaching positions in an effort to cut $2 million from its 2013-2014 budget.