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Marc Arsell Robinson, ‘Washington State Rising: Black Power on Campus in the Pacific Northwest’
New Books Network
Feb. 2, 2024
Marc Robinson (history) was a guest on a podcast by the New Books Network, where he discussed his latest book, “Washington State Rising: Black Power on Campus in the Pacific Northwest,” which chronicles the story of African American students at Washington State University and the University of Washington, and how their activism transformed their campuses in from 1967 thru the early 1970s.
Empire manufacturing records strong month
IE Business Daily
Feb. 5, 2024
The Inland Empire’s purchasing managers index was 54.8 last month, a substantial improvement from the 49.6 index recorded in December, according to data released Feb. 1. More important, January ended three consecutive months of indexes below 50, the Institute of Applied Research and Policy Analysis at Cal State San Bernardino reported.
“It takes three consecutive months of figures above or below 50 to establish a trend, so hopefully the January figure is a good start toward reestablishing a trend of growth,” said Barbara Sirotnik, institute director.
Good news for local economy is seen in new report
Fontana Herald News
Feb. 5, 2024
This month’s Inland Empire Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) registered 54.8 percent, a significant increase from the previous month’s 49.6, said Dr. Barbara Sirotnik and Lori Aldana of the Institute of Applied Research at Cal State San Bernardino.
“This optimistic figure comes after three consecutive months of figures below the baseline of 50. It takes three consecutive months of figures above or below 50 in order to establish a new trend, so hopefully the January figure is a good start toward re-establishing a trend of growth in the Inland Empire manufacturing sector,” Sirotnik and Aldana said in their Inland Empire Report on Business, which was released on Feb. 1.
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