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Get Bowled 2016

Shawnkira Sanchez, Arts & Life Asst. Editor

February 3, 2016

Filed under Arts & Life, Events, Today

Super Bowl Sunday: one of the few times (apart from the holidays) that it is acceptable, and almost required, to stuff our faces with glorious amounts of calories while channeling our inner jock, wearing football jerseys and yelling at the oh-so nerve-enticing TV screen. Sure, Super Bowl Sunday can be enjoyed from the comfort of your own couch, but if you wish to enjoy the big game day with other football fans who are...

Shortest month has a big impact

Miranda Andrade-Ceja, Arts & Life Editor

February 2, 2016

Filed under Arts & Life, Events, Today

Though February is the shortest month of the year, this Black History Month is flooded with intersectional events sponsored by the new Office of Multicultural Affairs. The Black History Month Celebration seeks to garner student involvement and grassroots education. Student organizations based in Cal State Long Beach such as the Africana Studies Student Association and Black Student Union have come together with the Offi...

A glance into a post-apartheid state

A glance into a post-apartheid state

February 2, 2016

What was it like to live in South Africa during its apartheid state? The upcoming event  “Let’s Talk About Apartheid” will feature two South African guest speakers who will address this topic t...

Three times the charm, three times the art

Three times the charm, three times the art

January 27, 2016

With assembled ladders standing tall, scattered tools littering the ground and letters being stamped on the walls, the University Art Museum is a work in progress as staff scatter to prepare for the...

Goodbyes that keep going

Miranda Andrade-Ceja, Arts & Life Editor

January 24, 2016

Filed under Arts & Life, Events, Music

If you’re still grieving over the loss of David Bowie, you aren’t alone. The month of February introduces a variety of David Bowie tribute shows, and even though Starman himself won’t be there, your one-stop guide to getting that Bowie fix will no doubt soothe your mourning heart. Located in scenic Bixby Knolls, First Fridays is holding a David Bowie tribute night on, you guessed it, the first Friday of February. T...

Full-moon hike “Luna”-cy

Miranda Andrade-Ceja, Arts & Life Editor

January 19, 2016

Filed under Arts & Life, Events, Features, Today

Much like waves crashing against the rocky shores flanking northern California and the ever-consistent weather patterns of phenomena like El Niño, the seemingly ubiquitous presence of the moon is a constant inspiration of thought. Small business owner Becca Gordon is one of the many inspired by our spiraling moon and its lunar calendar. This spiritual understanding of the moon and its properties inspired Gordon to invite...

Labels are for bean cans

Labels are for bean cans

January 17, 2016

A new exhibit at the Museum of Latin American Art gathers local, individually diverse artists in an aptly titled show: “Who are you?” The show features works of art that approach the topic of human...

Slam, bam, thank you man

Miranda Andrade-Ceja, Staff Writer

December 9, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life, Events, Today

Charlie Scott III discovered his calling while taking a poetry class at the California State University, Long Beach. “It’s the first day I’m ever reading a poem aloud, and I’m super passionate—I’m giving everything I have to this poem, like it’s the last words I’ll say on this earth,” Scott said. Soon after reciting the poem, Charlie’s professor, Lisa Dowling, walked to the front of a wide-eyed c...