Last spring, Associated Students Senate passed a resolution that formally requested that Long Beach State retire the mascot Prospector Pete. And after meeting with students, staff, administration and alumni, President Conoley announced on Sept. 20, 2018, that Prospector Pete would no longer represent Long Beach State University as the official mascot.
A new year and a new semester can only mean one thing: Week of Welcome is just around the corner! Stop by and make new connections at one of the largest events of the semester happening Wednesday, Jan. 30 and Thursday, Jan. 31 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the central quad.
Looking to make a difference? Your opportunity to make an impact is an application away! Join forces with the California State Student Association and get the chance to directly lobby on behalf of Long Beach State students by applying to attend the California Higher Education Student Summit (CHESS).