About Us

About Us

Published continuously since 1927, the Viking is the official student news organization of Long Beach City College. The award winning newspaper publishes Spring, Summer and Fall semesters and is online and on social media daily. The Viking is part of the Journalism curriculum of the English department.

Email: vikingnews@lbcc.edu

Have an opinion?

The Viking welcomes letters to the editor. Email us with your opinion and contact information. Writers must confirm their identity by showing their ASB card, driver’s license or ID card and email. No personal information other than the writer’s name will be published with the letter.



Editor in Chief: 

 Amanda Rodriguez @arod_mandy

Images Editors: Daniel Toruno, Garret Holt

News Editor: Josh Avendano

Sports Editor: Adrian Aruizu

Calendar Editor: Elany Torres

Citystyle Editor: Karen Ramirez

Opinion Editor: Randi Linke

Social media Editor: Maila Bringas


Osbiel Montano

Gabby Castro

Hannah Robison

Genesis Campano

Irene Brizuela

Jonathan Martinez

Briana Angulo

Lyndsey Lathan

Adviser: Patrick McKean

Photo and Online adviser: Chris Viola

Retired photo adviser: Jim Truitt

Advertising Manager: Liliana Piedra

The deadline for news, advertisements and letters to the editor is the Thursday before publication.
The Viking will be published September 14, October 5, October 26, November 16, and December 7. The Viking is published by Journalism 80, 81, 82, 83, 86, 87 and 88 students of the LBCC English Department, with funding from the Associated Student Body.
The Viking newsroom is located at LBCC, LAC 4901 E. Carson St., Long Beach, Calif., 90808, Room N108, mail code Y-16, Telephone (562) 938-4285 or contact the staff by email to lbccvikingnews@gmail.com or on social media.
The views expressed in the Viking do not reflect the views of the advisers, administration or the ASB.
First copy free, each additional $1.


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