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.



Co-Editors in Chief: 

Lissette Mendoza @chingonapicosa

 Carlos Ochoa @carlosochoala

Images Editor: Amanda Rodriguez

News Editors:

Sienna Thomas

Danny Rivera

Calendar Editor: Katie Jackson

Citystyle Editor: Erin Asis

Opinion Editor: Hayley Hart

Sports Editors: 

Fantacie Jackson

Isabelle Cheam

General Copy editor: Susan Usas @suzyq_445


Adrian Aruizu

Josh Avendano

Lloyd Bravo

Denny Han

Melissa Ibarra

Darlene Maes

Brigid McLaughlin

Patty Miramontes

Presley Swearingen

Adviser: Patrick McKean

Photo and Online adviser: Chris Viola

Retired photo adviser: Jim Truitt

Advertising Manager: Hayley Hart

The deadline for news, advertisements and letters to the editor is the Thursday before publication.
The Viking will be published March 23, April 13, April 27, May 11, and May 25. 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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