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Untitled by artist

Untitled by artist

February 22, 2016

Trang Le | Daily 49er All but one door was lit at the Cal State Long Beach student art galleries, and upon walking in, the darkness only deepens around you until suddenly: light. A massive, phantasm sequ...

Cosplayers with cleavage

Yasmin Cortez, Social Media Editor

February 22, 2016

Filed under Arts & Life, Events, Today

Deadpools with cleavage, Stormtroopers donning bikinis and Freddy Kruegers showcasing too-tight shorts walked around confidently, drawing a male gaze. It is not the pretty ensembles or well-built armor that catch people’s attention, it's the provocative costumes. During the Long Beach Comic Expo it was common to see people run up to cosplayers to ask for a photo as if they were celebrities, with the majority being fe...

Cosplayers, assemble

Cosplayers, assemble

February 22, 2016

  The only place to run into Deadpool, a female Deadpool, a robe-wearing Deadpool and a Deadpool that will follow you around while dancing to any song you request was at the Long Beach Comic Exp...

Comic Expo flies into town

Lauren Torres, Staff Writer

February 17, 2016

Filed under Arts & Life, Events, Today

The time to dig up your capes and superhero T-shirts has come. The Long Beach Comic Expo takes place this weekend on Feb. 20 and 21 at the Long Beach Convention Center. What sets this particular comic convention apart from the others is its more intimate setting that still packs a punch with great programing. The expo kicks off on Saturday at 10 a.m. and goes through Sunday at 5 p.m. This year the event’s bigges...

“Love is Not Illegal” tries to open borders

“Love is Not Illegal” tries to open borders

February 16, 2016

Amidst the clatter and ever-present level of noise at the intimate Cal State Long Beach venue The Nugget, undocumented students stand at the forefront of the stage to deliver self-written songs, raps and po...

Soulection returns the love to its roots

Soulection returns the love to its roots

February 16, 2016

Record label Soulection returned to its humble KBeach Radio origins at Cal State Long Beach. Sponsored by Beach Pride, the Soulection Panel took place Tuesday and invited the record label members to not o...

Herstories to rewrite history

Herstories to rewrite history

February 15, 2016

After centuries of historical erasure, black women have a story they wish to tell on the Cal State Long Beach campus. Presented by the Multicultural Center and Women’s Gender and Equity Center, #B...

Get contemporary with it

Get contemporary with it

February 14, 2016

Hard stage light set the scene for the 2016 Contemporary Dance Concert, where nine Cal State Long Beach choreography and dance students told their own visual, intimate stories through dance. Held at CSULB...